Ohio Train Shows

*7th Annual Ohio N Scale Weekend---Hilliard, OH

May 15th, 2015
(Setup only-beginning at 1:00pm)
May 16th, 2015
N Scale only show open to the public from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Events for participants only start at 5:15pm; door prize drawing, meal, live auction.
May 17th, 2015
N Scale only show open to the public from 9:00am to 3:00pm


Participant registration…$10.00
T-shirts (S/M/L/XL)…$12.00
T-shirts (XXL/XXXL)…$14.00
Public admission…$5.00 for everyone over the age of 12 years.

Franklin County Fairgrounds
4100 Columbia St.
Hilliard, OH 43026

Registration form is available on the web site for Central Ohio N-track, Inc.

Around 50 tables of new and used N scale items; 10 or more N scale layouts, some n-trak, some t-trak other to own system.

More Info:

Craig Sonnen, secretary
2276 Park Ridge Ct.
Grove City, OH 43123



*10th Annual Miami Valley Rail Festival---Dayton, OH

June 27th, 2015
9:30am to 5:00pm
June 28th, 2015
11:00am to 4:00pm

Carillon Historical Park
1000 Carillon Blvd.
Dayton, OH 45409



Presented by the Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society and Carillon Historical Park.

Featuring model train displays, historical displays, live steam engines, food & merchandise, flea market, and miniature train rides through-out the weekend.

More Info:

David Oroszi


*Model Railroad Show & Swap---Van Wert, OH

July 11th, 2015
10:00am to 4:00pm
July 12th, 2015
11:00am to 3:00pm

Van Wert County Fairgrounds
S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH

S.R. Route 127
South Side of Van Wert, OH


12 & Under…FREE

100+ vendor tables, operating layouts, good food.

More Info:

Jan Dunlap


*Summerail---Cincinnati, OH

August 8th, 2015
10:00am to 10:00pm

Cincinnati Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45203


Tickets sold in advance or on day of show if available…$25.00

Railroad show & sale…FREE

A full day of activities featuring multi-media presentations.

Visit the terminal’s Tower A.

Programs will highlight railroads across North America spanning several decades.  Presenters include Mike Abalos, Charlie Dischinger, Tim Hensch, Dan Kwarciany, Mark Llanuza, Scott Lothes, Mike McBride, Dan Munson, Gary Rolih, Dale Sanders.

More Info:

Make checks payable to:
Cincinnati Railroad Club

Mail to:
Summerail Tickets
Bill Haines
305 Lamar Ct.
Vandalia, OH 45377



*Everett 11th Annual Train Show & Swap Meet---Marion, OH

August 22nd, 2015
10:00am to 4:00pm

Marion Union Station
532 W. Center St.
Marion, OH



*Admittance to the station & the tower
*Bounce house for kids

Light lunch served at 12:00pm.

The club will be open at 2:00pm.

Tables…$15.00 each.

More Info:

Everett Nelson


*40th Annual Dayton Train Show---Dayton, OH

November 7th, 2015
11:00am to 5:00pm
November 8th, 2015
11:00am to 4:00pm

Hara Arean
1001 Shiloh Springs Rd.
Dayton, OH


Active Military w/ Proper ID…$5.00
12 & Under…FREE


Presented by the National Model Railroad Association.

This is the largest exhibition of operating layouts in Ohio!  Thousands of square feet including 20+ operating layouts; 400+ dealer tables; hourly door prizes (including 2 Thomas train sets per day); How-to clinics on train care and model building; train rides for kids.

Boy Scouts can earn Railroading Merit Badge.

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