The show only comes around every 5 to 10 years so be sure to visit when it is in your area.

2019 Show Schedule

Schaumburg, IL • January 5 & 6, 2019 • Get your tickets for Schaumburg here

Oaks, PA • January 12 & 13, 2019 • Get your Oaks tickets here

Council Bluffs, IA • February 9 & 10, 2019

Novi, MI • February 23 & 24, 2019

We look forward to seeing you in 2019!

The World's Greatest Hobby on Tour showcases the hobby of model railroading. Sponsored by the Hobby Manufacturer's Association - Model Railroad Division and by the World's Greatest Hobby Program, the show is intended to introduce the general public to model railroading in an entertaining, lively and family-friendly atmosphere. The hobby of model railroading has a unique ability to bring the family together in activities that teach many skills. Model railroad skills span from carpentry to artistry, from electrical engineering to historical research. Model railroading is truly the World's Greatest Hobby.

See How Cool Model Railroading Is!

The World's Greatest Hobby on Tour is a production.


Our mission is to promote the hobby of model railroading.