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Schedule of Railroad Events, Model Train Shows and other Events

Please note that this is not a complete list of events in the area. We list events that we will be attending or that are of interest to us.


Supertrain 2020

Supertrain 2010 Logo

As of March 13, 2020 SUPERTRAIN is Cancelled.

5th Annual Railway Modellers Meet of British Columbia


NMRA National 2020  Logo Gateway 2020, NMRA's 2020 national convention, will be held in in St. Louis, Missouri, from 11-18 July 2020.
Status of event is unknown at this time..
The Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark will serve as the host hotel for the convention.
See For Details .

Nelson 2020 Logo Joint GNR Historical Society and Canadian Pacific Historical Assocation Convention in Nelson, BC
Nelson - Sept. 18 - 23, 2020
The status of this event is unknown. It may be far enough in the future to carry on.
At the Prestige Lakeside Resort

Tours, Model displays, Layout Tours, Clinics, Banquet with Keynote Speaker.
For more info contact:
Tom Carr e mail or
Scott Calvert e mail.

Central Hobbies may be attending if it is still on.

Edmonton Model Railroad Show 2020

Saturday September 12, 2020 and Sunday September 13, 2020.

Details as they are released.

Central Hobbies will be attending

30th Annual Victoria Model Railroad Show 2020

Sunday September 27, 2020.

West Shore Curling Rink at Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, 1767 Island Highway, Colwood
Free Parking
BC Transit Bus Routes #50

10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Operating Model Railroad Layouts, Vendors, Swap Tables and more.
Popular Vote Contest.

Family - $ 15.00
Adult - $ 7.00
NMRA - $ 6.00
Child (8 and under) - Free

For information and table rentals contact: Ted Alexis (250)595-4070
Supporters of C-Fax Santa's Anonymous, the Times Colonist Christmas Fund.

Chilliwack 2020 Show

Chilliwack Tourism Inc., the operators of Chilliwack Heritage Park are taking over the Chillwack Show.
More details as they are released.
Provisional dates after Thanksgiving Weekend are Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th.

36th Annual Vancouver Island Spring Model Railroad Show 2020

Nanaimo 2020 Poster

Sunday November 1, 2020

The April show is rescheduled to Sunday November 1, 2020.

Beban Park Recreation Centre, 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Operating Model railroad Layouts, Vendors, Swap Tables.
Popular Vote Contest.

Admisions: Family - $ 10.00
Adult - $ 5.00
Senior - $ 4.00
NMRA - $ 3.00
Child (6-12) - $ 2.00

For information and table rentals contact:
Chris Sundstrum at (250)-419-3044 or E-Mail .

Central Hobbies will be attending
 Trains Logo

Vancouver Train Expo 2020 (The 38th Annual) Model Train Show

Provisional dates
Saturday November 14 and Sunday November 15, 2020 at the PNE Forum, 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC.

Public Hours:
Saturday 10am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 5 PM

Adult: $ 12.00
Youth (6-15): $ 6.00
Under 6: Free
Families: $ 30.00
Seniors(60+): $ 10.00
NMRA Members: $ 10.00

More information at the Vancouver Train Expo Web Site .
Facebook: Vancouver Train Expo


NMRA National 2021  Logo Rails by the Bay, NMRA's 2021 national convention, will be held in Santa Clara, California USA from 4-11 July 2021. The host venue is the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel at 2700 Mission College Boulevard (at Great America Parkway), Santa Clara.
Details as they are released.


NMRA National 2022 Logo NMRA National - 2022: NMRA Convention in Birmingham, England. Details as they are released.

See The Heart of England Express .

Updated: November 14, 2019

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