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Railfest model train show returns

The largest, two-day continuous running, all-gauge train show in Ohio is back, on track and full steam ahead.

Railfest will be held at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland on Saturday, March 19, 2022, and Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 10 am– 4 pm both days.

Railfest features six rooms full of trains with 100+ dealers and over 350 tables to view.  See exhibitors with all scales of trains and accessories to sell and trade, video tapes, train ride information, and historical displays. 

This year there will be many new vendors which will add a fresh look to the show.

This is the place to look for and buy hard-to-find items to add to your layout. 

Other features include:

  • Food service train show specials!
  • See eight operating layouts in many different scales.
  • Buy, sell and/or trade new and used trains.
  • ATM is on site.

This event is sponsored by the National Model Railroad Association MCR Div. 5 who are celebrating 37 continuous Railfest shows at Lakeland Community College.

Admission is $8.00 per person, $13 for a two-day pass and $15 for a family (two adults with children under 16).  Free parking and free shuttle bus service are available. 

For more information call (440) 357-8890, (216) 470-5780, email [email protected] or visit  

Notice: Due to COVID-19, Lakeland will mandate all vendors, volunteers & attendees to wear masks or face coverings during all aspects of the show.  This mandate could possibly be lifted by the time of the show –– only time will tell.