2021 Festival of Trains

  • Presented By: Northern Michigan Railroad Club & Great Lakes Children's Museum
  • Dates: 12/18/2021, 12/19/2021, 12/20/2021, 12/21/2021, 12/22/2021, 12/23/2021, 12/24/2021, 12/26/2021, 12/27/2021, 12/28/2021, 12/29/2021, 12/30/2021, 12/31/2021
  • Location: First Christian Church
  • 3686 W South Airport Rd
  • Traverse City, MI 49684
  • Time: Monday through Saturday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: Individuals: $5 (Kids 4 and Under are Free); $30 for a Festival Pass (unlimited visits per household; includes two adults and up to three children)
  • About

    This year’s Festival of Trains event will be held at the First Christian Church, located at 3686 W South Airport Road just behind Best Buy. The show will take place in the general purpose area of the church and gymnasium. A change in venue was decided upon by the membership of the Northern Michigan Railroad Club to be able to accommodate easier parking of more than 300 vehicles and more space inside.

    The show starts on Saturday, December 18th and runs through Friday, December 31st.

    A swap meet will be held on Saturday, Decemer 18th and Sunday, Decemer 19th with tables available for $20 each for the general public. Times for the event will be Monday through Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

    Please note: Hours on Christmas Eve (Friday, December 24th) will be from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and we will be closed on Christmas Day. On New Year's Eve (Friday, December 31st), we will be open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Masks are optional for this event.