THINGS TO DO
Come out and meet the team and join us on the road
Lookout Park – La Plata, MO
June 24th, 25th & 26th 2022
Fundraiser and Meet and Greet with Virtual Railfan and the APRHF. A weekend of friends, fun and plenty of trains!
Rochelle Railroad Park
June 24th-25th 2023
Come and meet your friends or make new ones as you watch trains from what will be a recently updated RR park. There will be representives from Virtual Railfan to meet and visit with along with the representives of the park and other exhibits.
Chicago, IL – Seattle, WA on Amtrak’s Empire Builder
Westbound Departure: 8/12/23
Eastbound Departure: 8/15/23
The Annual Virtual Railfan Whistle Stop Tour. Ride with us aboard the Empire Builder from Chicago, Illinois to Seattle, Washington. Meet the team and hang out with the crew in Seattle. We hope to see you aboard!
Strasburg Rail Road – Ronks, PA
September 23rd-24th 2023
Join us for another great weekend In Strasburg! The weekend will start with a Meet & Greet on Friday afternoon followed by a Wine & Cheese Train excursion ride to Paradise and back in the evening. On Saturday we’ll meet and ride the SRR to Groff’s for a picnic lunch. More details to follow.
Kingsley Inn — Fort Madison, IA
9/28/23 – 9/30/23
We are bringing the Virtual Railfans back to the Fort Madison trackside for our 2nd Annual River & Rail Weekend! This year, we will focus on events being along the Fort Madison Riverfront, Pavilion, Santa Fe Depot Complex and the CB&Q Depot. It will include music, food trucks, a car show by the Pen City Cruisers, Mississippi River cruises and of course, trains! More surprises to come! Looking forward to seeing everyone again!