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World's Greatest Hobby On Tour - Train Show


  • WHEN Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free - $12

"All Aboard!" This weekend, February 9th and 10th, come to the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the World's Greatest Hobby On Tour - Train Show. This train show features 100,000 square feet of operating model train layouts, model railroad manufacturers, and train vendors.

There will be a free Thomas the Tank Engine riding train for kids. Fun for the whole family.

The World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour consistently attracts an average of 25,000 people to each show proving there is indeed an interest in the hobby of model railroading.

So whether you are a model railroad manufacturing company, a model railroad club, a hobby shop owner, or someone who just likes trains and wants to help promote the hobby of model railroading we hope you will consider being a part of the show and help us show others what we already know...that model railroading is the world’s greatest hobby.

This show only comes around every 5-10 years, so don't miss out!!

Saturday 10:00AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration -- Registration purchased at the show (cash/check only)

Adults - 2 Day registration $12
Saturday only $11 Sunday only $10
Kids Under 16: FREE! (must be accompanied by a parent)

For more information, email or visit

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds (O’Brien Hall & Bing Crosby Hall), 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd Del Mar, CA 92014 Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional graphic for the World's Greatest Hobby on Tou...

Above: Promotional graphic for the World's Greatest Hobby on Tour coming to San Diego February 9th & 10th, 2013. Courtesy of the World's Greatest Hobby on Tour.


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