Information for Exhibitors and Vendors

We are open to new exhibitors and vendors for our show. Qualified exhibits include train layouts (operating or static), museums, train collectors, railway operators (full size or miniature), and other train related items. Qualified vendors are those who items for sale include model trains and accessories, pictures, books, videos, toy trains, railroad dinner ware, clothing and other train related items. If you are not sure if you quality then contact us to find out. Get your registration in early although priority is given to previous participants. Available space is of course finite. There is a link to the registration form below.

Dates and Times - 2019

The second full weekend in October.
Setup: Friday, Oct 11: 3pm - 9pm
Setup: Saturday, Oct 12: 7:30am - 10am
Show time: Saturday, Oct 12: 10am - 5pm
Show time: Sunday, Oct 13: 10am - 4pm
Take down: Sunday, Oct 13: 4pm - 8pm

Cost for Vendor Tables - 2019

The cost is $25 per table.
Table are 8ft long, 30" wide.
Provide yor own table covering if one is desired.
No cost for chairs. A lot of folks bring their own comfy chairs.

Facilities

  • The show floor measures 185 ft long by 85 ft wide, with rounded corners. About 15,000 sq ft.
  • There is an adjacent room that we will also be using for layout(s).
  • The building is accessible through the front doors and east side doors.
  • The floor covering is green artificial turf as the area is also used as a soccer field.
  • The because of the artificial turf we strongly suggest that you put wooden blocks under table legs if there is a heavy load on them. Some blocks will be available on site. Best to bring your own.
  • Tables are 8 ft long, 30 in wide.
  • Unless you want tables along the wall, there will be about 3ft between the tables and the wall.
  • Chairs are available as needed.
  • You may need an extension cord to provide power to your layout or display. Please bring your own.
  • Most aisles are 4 to 6 feet wide, some are wider.
  • There is a concessions area in the building adjacent to the show floor.
  • Rest room facilities are close to the show floor.
  • A water fountain is by the rest rooms.
  • The parking lot is large, paved and in good condition.
  • Please park toward the far end of the lot after unloading.
  • The building is handicapped accessible.
  • There are several restaurants nearby.
  • There are several hotels nearby.

Train Show Location

L.E. Phillips YMCA Sport Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire, WI 54701-6977
On the south side of Eau Claire, just a few blocks south of the W Clairemont Ave and Hwy 37 intersection
and a few blocks north of the I-94 and Hwy 37 interchange.

Registration Form

Click here for the Registration Form

Where may I get more information?

Email: TrainShow@WestWisconsinRailroad.Club (preferred)
Contact Paul at 715-559-6552
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