Monon logo

A look at upcoming model railroad shows, swap meets, or railroading events.


Webmaster's Note: If your club or organization has a train show that you would like mentioned here, please send me the information WELL in advance of the date of the show. Also, if there are any changes, or cancellations, I need to know as soon as possible, so I can make changes here.

2021 Hobby Shows and RR Event News

It seems the vendors are not posting anything for 2021 yet do to the Covid-19 situuation at present.
Once the vendors start posting the 2021 schedules the schedules will be posted.

2020 Hobby Shows and RR Event News

Trains.com    Trains.com is a great place to find more trains shows.

TrainShow.com Schedules for:
Worlds Greatest Hobby Shows
Great Train Shows
Greenberg's Train & Toy Shows
Great Midwest Train Shows

1-11-2020 to 1-12-2020 Great Train Show
10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Kentucky Exposition Center 937 Phillips Lane. Louisville, KY 40209.
250+ Tables of Trains for Sale. 50+ Exhibitors from Across the Country. Huge Operating Model Train Displays. Riding Train for Kids of All Ages. Free Door Prize Giveaways. Plus Much, Much More!

1-12-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

1-26-2020 Noblesville CID NMRA Meet and Train Show
10 AM to 3 PM Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St, Noblesville, Indiana
Central Indiana Div / NMRA

2-8-2020 to 2-9-2020 Great Train Show
10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E 38th St Indianapolis, IN 46205.
250+ Tables of Trains for Sale. 50+ Exhibitors from Across the Country. Huge Operating Model Train Displays. Riding Train for Kids of All Ages. Free Door Prize Giveaways. Plus Much, Much More!

2-9-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

2-22-2020 Das Dutchman Essenhaus Train Show
Opens 9am. Das Dutchman Essenhaus, 240 US 20. Middlebury, IN 46540.
All gauge, operating layouts, repairs, parts dealers, selling and trading.

2-2019TBA Holland Modular Railroad Club Benefit Train Show

2-2020 TBA Michigan City Train Show
9:30 am to 2:00 pm. NECA/IBEW Community Center 301 E. 8th St. Michigan City, IN 46360.
BUY, SELL, TRADE. Over 150 tables of all scales of Model Railroad items and Railroadiana. Operating Trains. Layout Raffle. Just 3 Blocks from the CSS&SB Railroad 11th St station. Food available on site.

3-8-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

3-21-2020 Elkhart Model Railroad Club 14th Annual Train Show/Swap Meet
10am -3pm, Claywood Event Center, 13924 N 1100 W, Nappanee, IN 46550.
The 2020 Elkhart Model Railroad Club's 15th Annual Nappanee Train Show is in a 14,000 sq. ft. facility with over 150 vendor tables and operating layouts. All scales will be well represented with plenty of used and new items. Free Parking. $5 admission, kids 12 and under free. Free Parking.

4-4-2020 INDY Spring Train Show
TBA, Johnson County Fairgrounds.

4-5-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

5-35-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

6-14-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

8-9-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

9-26-2020 to 12-31-2020 Carmel Clay Historical Society
211 1st St. S.W. Carmel, IN 46032.
Is opening a new exhibit on September 26th titled: All Aboard Across America! The Growth of Carmel Through Railway Expansion
Open Flyer here

9-13-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

10-11-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

10-19-2020 TBA RxR Mania Railroad Show
2000 North Wells Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808 (Old YWCA).
All parking is free. Adult Admission to Train Show $5.00, children under 12 are admitted free..

11-21-2020 TBA Danville Train Show
10am -3pm, Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 200 E Highway #36, Danville, IN 46122.
This has become our most popular and busiest Train Show with a great facility, loads of dealers, layout displays, clinics and more.

11-8-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.

11-2020 TBA Crown Point Train Show (2019 Link)
Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St. Crown Point, Indiana 46307
Admission $5.00 per adult, children under 18 years Free
Over 190 tables of venders showing everything connected with Model Railroading. All gauges will be represented. Santa Claus will be available from 12 PM tp 1 PM both days. There is a 30’ x 40’ modular layout and refreshments are available.
Contact Joe Algozzini at 708-895-2274 or joe@postwar.com

12-13-2020 Great Midwest Train Show
9am -3pm, DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
The Great Midwest Train Show is the world's largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show featuring trains of all scales and gauges.


2017 MRHTS



Return To Index

Up and Down the Monon WE SUPPORT
Look Listen Live
       Look Listen Live

Return To Home  |  Contact Us @2004-2020 Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society, Inc. All rights reserved.