Holiday Train Shows 2023

Do you have a child who loves trains? Model train shows are super kid friendly, especially around the holidays. They offer plenty of fun for the whole family. Watch trains and locomotives as they travel through scaled downed towns, tunnels, and winter scenery. Who may just catch a glimpse of Santa Claus. Visit NJ Kids calendar for more events.

Holiday Train Show at The Model Railroad Club

Nov 24, 25, 26, 2023 and Dec 2,3,9,10, 2023 from 11AM-6PM. The 2023 Holiday Train Show and open house features model trains and runs to a professional narrated script. Kids can stand up on the viewing balcony and look all the trains as they pass by. Bring the whole family and enjoy! 295 Jefferson Ave (behind Home Depot), Union, NJ.

Model Train Show At New York Society Of Model Engineers

Sat & Sun, Dec 2,3,9,10,16, 2023. Chugga chugga! Wonderful winter exhibition model train show at the New York Society of Model Engineers. Children 12 & under FREE. 341 Hoboken Rd, Carlstadt, NJ

Garden State Model Railroad Show

Select dates: Nov 24-26, 2023; Dec 2-3, 2023; Jan 6-7, 13-14, 2024. Model railroad show featuring all types of locomotives. Kids will especially enjoy the Santa Claus Express train. See if you can spot Santa’s sleigh. 575 High Mountain Rd, North Haledon, NJ.

Barron Arts Center Holiday Model Train Show 2023

Opening Nov 27, 2023 through Dec 2023. Free admission. Visit and see a Holiday model train show. Check website for details. 582 Rahway Ave, Woodbridge, NJ.

New York Transit Museum’s Grand Central Gallery & Store Holiday Train Show 2023

Opening Nov 16, 2023 through Dec 2023. This holiday exhibit features Lionel model trains traveling along a 34’ long, two-level, “O” gauge model train layout. Departing from a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal, the collection of model trains including Metro-North, Polar Express, and vintage subway trains. Advanced tickets must be purchased online. Grand Central Terminal, Shuttle Passage at East 42nd Street, New York City.

Holiday Train Show At New York Botanical Gardens

Nov 17, 2023 - Jan 15, 2024. Classic NYC train show for kids of all ages. Watch dozens of model trains gliding through 175 NYC landmarks and beautifully landscaped backgrounds. Buy tickets in advance. 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY,

Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens

Now through Jan 7, 2024. Miniature G-scale model trains rumbling over almost 400 feet of track through landscaped seasonal displays at Longwood Gardens. You get to see locomotives, steam engines, diesel engines, Thomas the Tank Engine and more! Located outdoors near the Terrace Restaurant. 1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA.

Model Trains at Morris Museum

Ongoing. Special state-of-the-art model train exhibition at the Morris Museum in the Mega Model Train Gallery. Trains move through a world of imagination as they travel through a bustling city, small towns, countryside, a waterfall, planetarium, and more! 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ.

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