2018 Greater Toledo Train and Toy Show

Category: Kids & Family

Event Date:

Sunday, March 11, 2018


9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Owens Community College
30335 Oregon Rd
Perrysburg, OH 43551

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TOOT! TOOT! ALL ABOARD! The Fun Express is about to depart to the GREATER TOLEDO TRAIN & TOY SHOW! Grown-ups and kids alike are sure to have a “family fun day for all” at the Student Health & Activities Center at Owens Community College on Sunday, March 11th, 2018. Featuring over 250 dealers bringing toy and model trains of all gauges and manufacturers as well as toys from all eras: plastic, tin, die-cast, pop culture and so much more!

This one-day exhibition and convention not only features model trains, such as Lionel, HO, O gauge and more, but also a wide variety of vintage toys, die cast, action figures, LEGOS and more!

Free appraisals and repair advice on site will be offered as well as original parts for sale! There’s a wide selection of distinctive toys and trains at this show just waiting to be added to your own collection! 

Parents and grandparents will surely relive memories from long ago when they see many wonderful toys and operating displays from their own childhood. Bring along the kids and an extra special time awaits you showing the youngsters old-time toys in operation they would otherwise never see.

Fascinating operating layouts from area groups in all gauges of toy trains from “N” to “G” scale and everything in between! Including the Toledo Zoo's Lights Before Christmas group Swanton Model RR Club.

Vintage rare, A.C. Gilbert Erector Set display area featuring toys from the 1920’s presented by members of the AC Gilbert Heritage Society.

Romick Railways outdoor riding train (ticket required and weather permitting) …and much more!

The Greater Toledo Train and Toy Show is the only train and toy show in the tri-state area that specifically serves the younger audience as a part of their program. Boys and girls alike find great joy in trains, toys and models, LEGOS, and building! We invite children of all ages to come and have a day filled with fun, interactive exhibits which encourage imagination and support core learning skills.

So, no matter what your age, everyone can be a kid again and enjoy a special unique and fun experience. There’s bound to be a “FAMILY FUN DAY FOR ALL” under one roof at this easy to locate show right off I-75 (Wales Rd. exit 198) with PLENTY of FREE parking!This popular Toledo event is always held the 2nd Sunday of March. This show features a nice blend of vintage toys, tons of operating exhibits, new and old technology, a dash of the "maker movement", combined with the hobby of model railroading.

This show is sure to have something for everyone!

Our goal is to provide lasting enjoyment for boys and girls, young and old! With a combination of old-time collectors and a fresh supply of youthful enthusiasm, this show was made to help the simple joys of the past find a place in future generations.

Our general admission ticket applies to most of our audiences - hobbyists, enthusiasts, families, and the just plain curious. And remember, kids under 12 are FREE!

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