THINGS TO DO

Official events

Come out and meet the team and join us on the road

World's Greatest Hobby Cleveland

Where:

Cleveland, Ohio

When:

March 23rd and 24th, 2024

What:

At the show, you’ll find:
• Top manufacturers showcasing their latest models, including ScaleTrains!
• Hundreds of merchandise tables offering everything from engines and rolling stock to railroad DVDs, apparel, scenery materials, track, T-shirts, books, magazines, collectibles, and more.
• Spectacular train layouts featuring over a dozen operational model train setups of various sizes and scales from local and regional clubs and individuals.
• Plus, don’t miss the FREE Thomas the Tank Engine riding train for kids.
The entire event is designed to inspire new model railroaders, bring families closer together, and delight collectors and model train enthusiasts alike. We hope to see you there!

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La Plata Railroad Days

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Where:

Lookout Park – La Plata, MO

When:

June 24th, 25th & 26th 2022

What:

Fundraiser and Meet and Greet with Virtual Railfan and the APRHF.  A weekend of friends, fun and plenty of trains!

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Rocky Mountain Train Show

Where:

Denver, Colorado

When:

April 6th and 7th, 2024

What:

Come and see the latest releases from top manufacturers in the model train world including Scale Trains. See model railroads in operation and learn how to get started or enjoy a new facet of the hobby. Detailed information with the show program is available here

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2024 Ashland Train Day

Where:

Ashland, Virginia

When:

April 27th, 2024

What:

The 20th annual street festival and railroad extravaganza celebrates Ashland’s love for trains. Come and see us along with all the other vendors. There is plenty of fun, food and trains to keep everyone entertained. 

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2024 Rochelle RR Days

Where:

Rochelle Railroad Park

When:

May 18th and 19th, 2024

What:

Have you been here yet? If not start making your plans now.  There will be representives from Virtual Railfan to meet and visit with along with the representives of the park and other exhibits. There is always something going on here.

Info & registration:

Phone: 815.562.7031 • info@rochelleil.us  Rochelle Railroad Park

2024 Strasburg Railroad Days

Where:

Strasburg Rail Road – Ronks, PA

When:

TBD

What:

TBD 

Info & registration:

TBD 

2024 Fall River & Rail Weekend

Where:

Kingsley Inn — Fort Madison, IA

When:

September 27 and 28, 2024

What:

Go ahead and get your plans together for a very fun time of year in Ft. Madison. Re-connect with friends or make some new ones. We love meeting all of you. The Kingsley Inn is the main place to be but their is a campground to use and the Quality Inn and Cobblestone Inn& Suites has set aside a block of rooms for the 26th -28th.

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