EVENTS  Special events for Modellers and Railfans
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Hamilton and Ancaster Model Train Show
28 Jan 2018 - 10:00-15:30.
Marritt Hall Ancaster Fairgrounds 630 Trinity Road Ancaster Ontario.
Free parking.
Fare:  Adults $5, Children under 12 free with adult.
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Ganaraska Railway Modellers Annual Show
3-4 Feb 2018 - 10:00-16:30.
Town Park Recreation Centre 62 McCaul Street Port Hope Ontario.
Free parking.
Fare:  Adults $5, Seniors 65+ $4, Children 6-12 $2, Children under 6 free.
Nevada Northern Winter Steam Spectacular
9-11 Feb 2018 and 16-18 Feb 2018.
Ely Nevada USA.
3 day weekend photographing freight and passenger trains with 4-6-0 number 40.
Fare:  Adults US$480.
Nevada Northern Photoshoot
Romance of the Rails Winter Show
11-12 Feb 2018 - 11:00-17:00.
11 Curity Avenue Toronto Ontario.
O Scale, 103 x 32 feet room with 400 feet of track, 2 major cities with yards and engine facilities set in the 1950s with steam and diesel. This is the first full show at the new location. Running all the trains and showing off progress so far. Great family entertainment.
Fare:  Adults $5, Seniors $5, Students $5, Family of four $20.
Model Railroad Club of Toronto
Barrie-Allandale Model Train Show
17-18 Feb 2018 - 10:00-17:00.
Bradford Greenhouses Junction of Highway 90 and Highway 27 Barrie Ontario.
Free parking.
Fare:  Adults $7, Seniors 60+ $5, Students $5, Children under 6 free.
Essex Train Show
24-25 Feb 2018 - 10:00-17:00.
Essex Public School Essex Ontario.
Free parking.
Fare:  Adults $5, Seniors 60+ $4, Teens $4, Children $2, Children under 3 free.
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Rail O Rama 2017
10-11 Mar 2018 - 10:00-16:00.
Ambassador Hotel 1550 Princess Street Kingston, Ontario.
Operating layouts, displays, photos, Thomas activity table, vendors, dining on site, free parking, wheelchair accessible, presented by the Kingston Division of the Canadian Railroad Historical Association.
Fare:  Adults $6, Seniors 60+ $5, Children 5-12 $3.
Rail O Rama
36th Annual Western Rails
18 Mar 2018 - 09:00-16:00.
Cameron Recreation Centre 9523 Cameron Street Burnaby British Columbia.
Vendors buying, selling, and trading. Models, collectables, photos, timetables, keys, locks, lanterns, buttons, china, telegraph equipment, etc., and operating model layouts.
Fare:  Adults $8, Seniors and Youth 6-15 $4, Children under 6 free, Family (Max 2 Adults and 3 Youths) $20.00.
Kitchener Model Train Show and Sale
18 Mar 2018 - 10:00-15:00.
Bingemans 425 Bingemans Centre Drive Kitchener Ontario.
Free parking.
Fare:  Adults $5, Child under 12 free with adult.
Double Headers
24 Mar 2018 - 09:00-21:00.
Self guided home layout tour in the Kitchener, Waterloo, and Guelph area. Registration Hespeler Arena 640 Ellis Road West Cambridge Ontario.
Free parking.
Fare:  Registration, tickets, and maps 09:00 to 15:00 at Hespeler Arena 640 Ellis Road West Cambridge Ontario. Sponsored by the Doubleheaders Model R. R. Club. Adults $8, Children 12 and under $5.
Double Headers
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NEW 22 Jan 2018
Lindsay Annual Train Show
7-8 Apr 2018 - 10:00-16:00.
Lindsay Victoria Park Armoury 210 Kent Street West Lindsay Ontario.
The parking is free.
Fare:  Adults $6, Youth $3, Children $2 (6-12), Under 6 free.
NEW 22 Jan 2018
Lakeshore Modellers Flea Market
8 Apr 2018 - 10:00-15:00.
Polish Cultural Centre 4300 Cawthra Road Mississauga Ontario.
Plenty of free parking and MiWay Access.
Fare:  Adults $7, Youth $3, Children (under 6) free.
NEW 22 Jan 2018
SuperTrain 2018
14-15 Apr 2018 - 09:00-17:00.
The Genesis Wellness Centre 10-7555 Falconridge Blvd. Northeast Calgary Alberta.
Featuring over 60,000 square feet of operating model railroad layouts, displays, Lionel, Lego Trains, Thomas and Friends, garden railroads, photo exhibits, merchandise for sale, live demos and clinics.
Fare:  Adults $10, Youth (6 - 12) $5, Under 6 free.
SuperTrain 2018
NEW 22 Jan 2018
Brantford Model Train Show
15 Apr 2018 - 10:00-15:00.
Best Western Brant Park Inn 19 Holiday Drive Brantford Ontario.
There is free parking.
Fare:  Adults $5, Children (under 12) free with an adult.
NEW 22 Jan 2018
13th Annual Ontario Narrow Gauge Show
21 Apr 2018 - 10:00-16:00.
Schomberg Community Hall 325 Main Street Schomberg Ontario.
Canada's Only exclusively Narrow Gauge Railway Show! On30, Gn15, HOn3, Sn3, On3. Modular layouts, vendors, contests, clinics, sale tables, and door prizes.
Fare:  Unknown.
Narrow Gauge Ontario
NEW 22 Jan 2018
Nanaimo Model Railroad Show
22 Apr 2018 - 10:00-16:00.
Beban Park Recreation Centre 2300 Bowen Road Nanaimo Vancouver Island British Columbia.
There is free parking at the recreation center.
Fare:  Adults $5, Seniors $4, Children $1 (6 to 12), Under 6 free.
NEW 22 Jan 2018
The Great British Train Show
28-29 Apr 2018 - 10:00-16:00.
Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre 292 Conestoga Drive Brampton Ontario.
If you can get to only one show this year then this is the one to attend. Operating layouts, static displays, new and used items for sale. Parking is free.
Fare:  Adults $10, Children $5, Family (4) $20.
The Plate Layers Society
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NEW 22 Jan 2018
Midland District Railroad Clubs
? May 2018 - 10:00-16:00.
North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre 527 Len Self Boulevard Midland Ontario.
There is free parking.
Fare:  Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children $2.
NEW 22 Jan 2018
Railway Modeller's Meet of BC
4-6 May 2018 - 08:00-23:00.
Simon Fraser University Burnaby British Columbia.
This is the Lower Mainland meet of the 7th Division, Pacific Northwest Region, of the National Model Railroad Association (Canada). To be held annually the meet features various activities for registrants, and grew out of the Trains and Vancouver Train Expo events. Activities will include layout tours, operating sessions, clinics, and a meet banquet.
Fare:  Adults $55, Banquet $37.
Railway Modellers Meet
NEW 22 Jan 2018
Ancaster Collectorfest
6 May 2018 - 10:00-15:00.
Marritt Hall and Concession Building Ancaster Fairgrounds 630 Trinity Road Ontario.
This show features Southern Ontario's top vendors selling model trains, railroad memorabilia, comics, new and old die cast toys, action figures, model kits, sports and non-sport cards, coins, vinyl records and much more. Also featuring several large model train layouts in operation.
Fare:  Adults $5, Children under 12 free with an adult.
NEW 22 Jan 2018
Victoria Model Railroad Show
27 May 2018 - 10:00-16:00.
West Shore Curling Rink Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre 1767 Island Highway Colwood Vancouver Island British Columbia.
Hourly Door Prizes! Operating model railroads, popular vote contest, displays, commercial and individual sales. There is free parking at the recreation center.
Fare:  Adults $7, Youth $3 (11 to 16), Children (under 8) free with an adult.
Victoria Model Railroad Show
NEW 22 Jan 2018
PNR 2018 Stumptown Express
30 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018 - All day.
909 North Hayden Island Drive Portland Oregon USA.
We have many sessions and tours planned for your enjoyment. Or head into Portland to dine or shop with NO sales tax. Feel like a river cruise? Take your pick of a sternwheeler on the Columbia or the Spirit of Portland on the Willamette river. Go railfanning along the BNSF, Union Pacific, or the Portland & Western. Or check out the Oregon Rail Heritage Museum, home of the SP 4449, SP&S 700, and OR&N 197.
Fare:  Unknown.
PNR 2018 Stumptown Express
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NEW 22 Jan 2018
Arnprior Model Train Show
3-4 Jun 2018 - 10:00-16:00.
Nick Smith Center 70 James Street Arnprior Ontario.
The show is run in conjunction with the annual Priorpaloosa Festival. Parking is free.
Fare:  Free.