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Great Train Extravaganza

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

WHEN: December 4th, 2022 from 10 AM to 4 PM

WHERE: Empire State Convention Center at Empire State Plaza


BUS: #10, 12, 114

This year’s Great Train Extravaganza is on December 4th, 2022 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Empire State Convention Center at Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York.

Have a train enthusiast in your family? Do your holiday shopping with us! Or maybe you’re a collector looking for that hard-to-find item? Visitors to the Great Train Extravaganza can expect to find vendors selling all kinds of new and used trains in numerous scales, plus parts and accessories, as well as railroad memorabilia, photographs, clothing, and more.

Or maybe you just want to watch some trains or take in the awe of some of the most talented model builders in the hobby? The Great Train Extravaganza features thousands of square feet of operating model railroads in all sizes along with exquisite scale dioramas on display. We even have an operating LEGO® layout and a circus train exhibit. We also have a Roaming Railroad you can ride on for a fun trip around the Plaza Concourse.

The Great Train Extravaganza is eastern New York’s largest model railroad and toy train hobby show. It’s held every year at the Empire State Convention Center in Albany, New York on the first Sunday in December. Our dozens of vendors offer new and used trains for sale, plus parts, clothing, memorabilia, photographs, and accessories. We also feature numerous exhibitors showing off all kinds of pieces of railroad history and artifacts, and several operating model railroads in N, HO, and O gauges, LEGO, and larger. We even have a Roaming Railroad that will take you on a ride around the Empire State Plaza Concourse.

Bring the whole family and enjoy a day at the Plaza. You can also enjoy the Taste NY Holiday Market in the Concourse, and the Holiday Tree Lighting and Fireworks happens just after sunset!

The Great Train Extravaganza is presented by the Hudson-Berkshire Division of the National Model Railroad Association.


December 4
10:00 am - 4:00 pm