Railroad Model Craftsman Timetable

Railroad Model Craftsman Timetable lists railroad related events in the United States and Canada free of charge. Notices submitted to our web site at least 90 days prior to event date will be considered for publication in the print edition of our magazines, including Railroad Model Craftsman, Railfan & Railroad, Railpace Newsmagazine, and O Scale Trains.

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August 6, 2021 -
August 8, 2021

North Platte Rail Days Model Train & Hobby show

North Platte, Nebraska

Enjoy model train displays and vendors selling model railroad items new and used. Show is in conjunction with North Platte Rail Days which will have many other events. See web site for details.



August 14, 2021

Greater Houston Train Show

Stafford, Texas

Enjoy our train show featuring 20,000 sq. ft. of operating layouts, instructive classes, and model and photo contests, train videos, and vendors from across the Southwest. Presented by the San Jacinto Model Railroad Club.


August 14, 2021

Trolleys and Trains at Twilight

Rush, New York

Travel by vintage train and trolley and experience an old fashioned “Trolley Park!” Board a vintage diesel train at Industry Depot, transfer to electric trolley at Midway Station that will bring you to the Trolley Park. Enjoy all the sights and sounds of railroading after dark! The entire experience is 90 minutes end to end, and your ticket includes complimentary ice cream and live musical entertainment. Presented by RGVRRM and New York Museum of Transportation.


August 18, 2021 -
August 21, 2021

Steel Mill Modelers SIG Annual Meet

Southgate, Michigan

For all modelers interested in steel mill operations! Full schedule includes arrival on Weds. 8/18, an optional ($35) Detroit River boat tour of steel mills with narration by Ken Borg on Thurs. 8/19, clinic presentations on steel mill modeling at the hotel on Fri. 8/20, and layout tours and dinner meeting on 8/21. See web site for details.


August 21, 2021 -
August 22, 2021

Carillon Park Rail Festival

Dayton, Ohio

NEW DATE! The Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society, in partnership with Dayton History, present the 14th annual Carillon Park Rail Festival! This event will feature model train displays, historical displays, live steam engines, food and merchandise vendors, flea market, and miniature train rides. Visit web site for details.


August 21, 2021 -
August 21, 2021

Beat the Heat Model Train Swap Meet

Prescott Valley, Arizona

Join us for our swap meet with more than 40 vendors will be selling model trains of all scales, railroad memorabilia and toys. Operating layouts, demonstrations, and more. Presented by the Central Arizona Model Railroad Club.


August 21, 2021

Lehigh Valley Freight Night Photo Session

Rush, New York

Night photo session featuring Lehigh Valley "Hammerhead" RS-3 211, LV boxcar 62300, and newly restored LV caboose 95100. Second train will feature Rochester Gas & Electric GE 45-tonner with PRR coal hopper. Multiple poses with and without actors will be offered to photographers throughout the evening. Lighting by Railfan & Railroad editor Steve Barry. Limited to 25 participants.


August 22, 2021

Allenwood Train Meet

Allenwood, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our 45th Annual Train Meet, featuring all scales and gauges of model trains and railroad collectibles to buy, sell, or trade. Presented by Central Pennsylvania Chapter NRHS.


August 28, 2021 -
August 29, 2021

Austin Train Show

Austin, Texas

Now in our new location with over 25,000 sq. ft. of railroading fun including vendors, model and Lego railroad displays, home layout tours, and more. See web site for details.




September 8, 2021 -
September 11, 2021

2021 “Orange Blossom Special” NMRA Pacific Southwest Region Convention

Irvine, California

Enjoy the West Coast's only live model railroad convention in 2021! Layout tours, operating sessions, prototype tours, contest room, and many clinics from the postponed Van Nuys Local 2020. The Full Fare price of $125 includes welcome reception, general membership meeting, hobo auction, swap meet, and awards banquet. See web site for details and registration.







September 19, 2021

Old Colony Model Train Show

Taunton, Massachusetts

Enjoy our all-gauge show featuring dealers from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, along with operating layouts. Presented by the Old Colony Model Railroad Club.


September 25, 2021

The 47th Great Train Swap Meet

Battle Ground, Washington

Buy, sell, and trade new and used model railroad equipment in all scales. Presented by Southwest Washington Model Railroaders.


October 2, 2021 -
October 3, 2021

NEW DATE: Piedmont Division 2021 Model Train Show

Cartersville, Georgia

NEW DATE! NEW LOCATION! Enjoy our train show featuring 6 operating layouts, 150 dealer tables, White Elephant Table, and more! Enter a raffle for a layout. Sponsored by the Piedmont Division NMRA.


October 2, 2021

SNEMRR O Scale Model Train Show

Gardner, Massachusetts

Enjoy our O Scale model train show, featuring the Southern New England Model Railroad Club’s permanent two-rail O scale layout. See web site for details.


October 2, 2021 -
October 3, 2021

Cherryvale Mall Train Show

Cherry Valley, Illinois

Enjoy our train show featuring vendors selling new and used model trains, supplies, and railroad collectables. Operating layout displays. Sponsored by Rock River Valley Division NMRA.


October 2, 2021

2021 Los Angles Area Prototype Modelers Meet

Bellflower, California

Bring your models to display, finished or unfinished. All scales welcome. Vendors and manufacturers will be attending. Enjoy free clinic presentations.



October 8, 2021 -
October 9, 2021

25th National Model Trolley Meet

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Largest trolley modeling event in North America viewing models, large layouts in O, HO, and other scales. Meet theme: M.U. Trolleys. Model contests; clinics, sales of trolley models, kits, parts, Silent Auction Table. Sunday 10/10, Self Guided Home Layout Tours. Sponsored by the East Penn Traction Club.


October 9, 2021 -
October 10, 2021

Lewis County Model Railroad Club Show and Swap Meet

Chahalis, Washington

Buy, sell, or trade all types of model railroad equipment, toy trains, and railroadiana. All scales and gauges. Social distancing requirements in effect for your safety. See web site for details.


October 9, 2021 -
October 10, 2021

Lewis County Model Railroad Club Train Show & Swap Meet

Chehalis, Washington

Buy, sell, or trade all types of model railroad equipment, toy trains, and railroadiana. All scales and gauges. Operating layouts on display. See web site for details.


October 9, 2021 -
October 10, 2021

30th Annual Greater St. Louis Metro Area Train Show

Kirkwood, Missouri

Enjoy our train show featuring operating layouts including NTRAK, vendors selling new and used trains in all scales. Presented by Mississippi Valley N Scalers.


October 9, 2021 -
October 10, 2021

Better Late Than Never Spring Show in October

Sierra Vista, Arizona

All are invited to come and see what is new on our HO layout, we have been working on the railroad. Our N scale layout depicts many Southern Arizona points of interest, Our G scale layout is under construction in the side yard. Look for the train on the building and join us.


October 10, 2021

Hawkeye Model Railroad Club Train Show and Sale

Iowa City, Iowa

The first train show to be held in the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids area in more than 10 years! Vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales. Operating model railroad displays. See web site for details.


October 10, 2021

Model Train Show and Sale

Hawley, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our train show featuring everything to do with model trains and model railroading. Operating layouts on display. Proceeds benefit Hawley Fire Dept.


October 10, 2021

Model Train Show and Sale

Hawley, Pennsylvania

Enjoy our event featuring everything to do with model trains and model railroading for sale. Operating layouts on display. Proceeds benefit Hawley Fire Dept.


October 14, 2021 -
October 16, 2021

Sunshine Region 2021 NMRA Convention – Sunshine Express II

Plant City, Florida

Enjoy more than 25 clinic presentations, 3 operating sessions, 4 hands-on clinics, silent auction, Celebration of Models, Friday night BBQ, Saturday night banquet with guest speaker, awards presentations and a closing raffle. See web site for details and registration.



October 16, 2021

16th Annual EMRRC Train Show

Nappennee, Indiana

Enjoy our train show featuring more than 150 tables of vendors selling new and used model trains in all scales. Presented by the Elkhart Model Railroad Club.


October 21, 2021 -
October 24, 2021

Mount Clare Junction 2021 MER NMRA Convention

Hunt Valley, Maryland

Join us for hands-on clinics, layout tours, operating sessions, prototype tours, non-rail activities, and more. Open to all skill levels, all scales, and all railroad enthusiasts. Achieve your modeling goals, advance your skills, and more. Non-members welcome. See web site for details and registration. Presented by Mid-Eastern Region NMRA.


October 21, 2021 -
October 24, 2021

2021 “Black Swamp Junction” North Central Region NMRA Convention

Toledo, Michigan

This NMRA-hosted event is open to non-NMRA members, and features clinic presentations, prototype tours, home layout visits, operating sessions, and door prizes. Special hotel room rate available. See web site for details and registration.





November 6, 2021 -
November 7, 2021

Great New York State Model Train Fair

Syracuse, New York

Enjoy the largest model train show in New York State with more than 300 vendor tables and 30 operating layouts. Presented by Central New York Chapter NRHS. See web site for details.


November 6, 2021

Meridian Railfest

Meridian, Alabama

Enjoy our event celebrating the railroad history of Meridian, Mississippi, including operating model railroad layouts and many vendors. Railroad equipment from four railroads on display as well as "Miss Alva" and CG 606. Held in conjuction with Soule Steam Festival.



November 13, 2021 -
November 13, 2021

Monadnock Model Railroad Club Show

Peterborough, New Hampshire

Enjoy our train show featuring operating layouts in all scales, historical railroad exhibits, vendors, and White Elephant table.







February 26, 2022

O Scale South 2022

Roswell, Georgia

7th annual O Scale two-rail meet featuring swap meet and modular layout display. Home layout tours. See web site for details.


April 2, 2022

Harrisburg All O Scale Meet

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

This show is solely focused on scale models including standard O, Proto 48, On2, On30, On3. There will be vendors selling new and used models, clinic presentations, and more.