Local and regional model railroad and railroading events



2019 NEW YEAR HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – Saturday Jan 5, 2019  10AM-2PM
Come visit us on the first Saturday in the New Year!  Hot chocolate and candy canes to
extend the holiday cheer just a little bit longer.

EVERY FIRST SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE – first Saturday of each month except August, 10:00 a.m. to noon:  Each month, we invite everyone to our open house, with trains running and the opportunity to visit with members about model railroading and the Flagstaff Model Railroad Club operations.


Labor Day Weekend 2019:  Join the Flagstaff Model Railroad Club for our open house throughout the fair.  Open 10AM-10PM Friday through Sunday; 10AM-4PM Monday.  Over 9,000 visitors enjoy our trains each Thomasyear during the fair, including the famous Ad Train highlighting our sponsors;  Thomas The Tank Engine; and Monday’s last hour caboose train. Building #3 just inside the entrance. No additional fee, just fair admission.

Almost Every Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.:

Club members work on wiring, scenery and layout projects.  Weather and other factors keep us from guaranteeing the club will be open every Tuesday.  Contact Dave Nash at his office (928) 779-1380 to confirm.


ARHS Model Train Swap Meet

This has grown into a nice train show with about 80 tables of trains for sale.
Where: Glendale Christian Church 9661 N. 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ

Adobe Mountain Model Train Show

This show is mostly HO and N gauge, but there’s always a small selection of tinplate and G gauge for sale. It’s at the railroad park, and there are operating live steam trains and many operating layouts to see.
Where: Adobe Mountain Railroad Park 22822 N. 43rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Gadsden-Pacific Model Train Show
Large Train Show in Tucson features toy and model trains, toys, and railroadania. The only train show in southern Arizona. Operating layouts, and many tables of trains for sale.
Where: Tucson Expo Center 3750 E. Irvington Rd, Tucson, AZ

The Turkey Meet
Saturday, November 24th 9:00AM
Model Train Swap Meet
This is the oldest toy train swap meet in Arizona. This year they’ve moved the date back to Thanksgiving weekend.
Where: El Zaibah Shriners Auditorium 552 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ

Coconino County Fair
Labor Day Weekend 2019
Trains operating on the Flagstaff Model RR Club layout.
Raffle drawings, displays, train sets for sale
Ft Tuthill/Coconino County Fairgrounds, Flagstaff, AZ

Link to Arizona Model Train Show Calendar
Arizona Train Show Calendar

Updated 09/21/2018 TF