Upcoming Train Shows in Hampton Roads

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Train Shows in Hampton Roads

Upcoming events for the TRAIN enthusiasts of Hampton Roads! Not all train shows have hands-on opportunities for the kids to touch, handle, and run the trains. Be sure to check links to make sure the individual show is a great fit for your family before going.

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CHESAPEAKE

 

Train Time at the Chesapeake Public Library

Where: Chesapeake Public Library 298 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake, Virginia 23322

When: June 6-7, 2020

Description: Come join Kids Run Trains (KRT) at the Chesapeake Library for an exciting and fun weekend of model trains!   The KRT layout is designed specifically to allow kids of all ages to interact with the trains in a way unparalleled in Hampton Roads.   Try your hand at driving one of the Lion Chief engines, compliments of our sponsor, Lionel Trains, or push the buttons to activate many of the scenes around the Lionel Collectors Club of America layout.   Fun for all ages!! Show admission is FREE!! The show mirrors the Library hour's

Cost: Show admission is FREE!! 

 
 
HAMPTON
 
 

Where: Hampton Roads Convention Center 1610 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, Virginia 23666

When:  February 15-16, 2020. Saturday 10am-6pm. Sunday 10am-5pm.

Description: Come join Kids Run Trains (KRT) at the World's Greatest Hobby on Tour show for an exciting and fun weekend of model trains!   The KRT layout is designed specifically to allow kids of all ages to interact with the trains in a way unparalleled in Hampton Roads.   Try your hand at driving one of the Lion Chief engines, compliments of our sponsor, Lionel Trains or push the buttons to activate many of the scenes around the layout.   Fun for all ages!! The show will feature multiple operating layouts as well as model trains of all kinds for sale!! Show admission is required. Parking is free.
 
Cost: Tickets at the door are $15. Kids 15 and younger are free when accompanied by adult. Note: All tickets purchased for the World's Greatest Hobby on Tour event in Hampton will receive FREE admission to the Greenberg’s Great Train & Toy Show right next door.




Where: Hampton Roads Convention Center 1610 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, Virginia 23666

When: Saturday, February 15- Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 10am-4pm.

Description: Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show is the largest and longest-running model train and collectible toy show in the country. The show is geared towards the general public and towards modelers and hobbyists, featuring hundreds of tables of trains and accessories for sale, huge operating exhibits, activities for kids, and more. All aboard! Hundreds Tables of Trains for Sale, Exhibitors from Across the Country, Huge Operating Model Train Displays, Free Workshops and Demonstrations, Free Door Prize Giveaways, Free Test Track - Test Run Your Trains at the Show, Plus Much, Much More!

Cost: Tickets at the door are $15 cash only. Online tickets for this show only are $9-10 bought in advance. Kids 11 and under are admitted free and do NOT need a ticket. Note: There is a combo ticket available that is for admission to both the Greenberg Train Show and the World Greatest Hobby Tour. Combo ticket is available HERE.
 
 
NEWPORT NEWS


 
Where: Denbigh Community Center 15198 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, Virginia 23608
 
When: Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 10am-3pm
 
Description: Come join Kids Run Trains (KRT) at the Denbigh Community Center for an exciting and fun weekend of model trains! The KRT layout is designed specifically using Lionel Collectors Club of America standards to allow kids of all ages to interact with the trains in a way unparalleled in Hampton Roads. Try your hand at driving one of the LionChief engines, compliments of our sponsor, Lionel Trains or push the buttons to activate many of the scenes around the layout. Fun for all ages!! Sponsored by the Lee Hall Train Station Foundation!
 
 
 

YORKTOWN


Kids Run Trains Display

Where: Tabb Library 100 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown, Virginia 23693

When: Saturday & Sunday, April 18-19, 2020

What: Come join Kids Run Trains (KRT) at the Tabb Library in York County for an exciting and fun weekend of model trains! The KRT layout is designed specifically to allow kids of all ages to interact with the trains in a way unparalleled in Hampton Roads. Try your hand at driving one of the Lion Chief engines, compliments of our sponsor, Lionel Trains, or push the buttons to activate many of the scenes around the layout. Fun for all ages!! Show admission is FREE!!

Cost: Free!

 

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