Buffalo Trains, Toys And A Million Christmas Lights…All Beginning Nov. 17!

The 31st Annual Greater Buffalo Train and Toy Show is this weekend November 17 &18.

This is one of the great traditions in Western New York and thousands are expected to come through the front doors of the Main Event Center at the Fairgrounds in Hamburg, N.Y.

The fairgrounds are located 20-minutes south of Buffalo and also hosts the Erie County Fair.  This is THE place for train hobbyists and collectors of all ages.  More than 350 tables will be set up selling every imaginable gauge layout, train car, railroadiana of all sorts and more.  Also, dozens of vendors will be selling toys and dolls of every imaginable kind.

The following weekend (Nov. 23-24) begins the huge Festival of Lights at this same venue featuring a two-mile long drive through the fairgrounds amidst more than a million twinkling holiday lights and whimsical Christmas scenes.


When:  Beginning November 23 and running through Christmas Eve

Time: Check listings for both the Train Show and the Festival of Lights

Where: Hamburg Fairgrounds just south of Buffalo

Website:  http://www.trainweb.org/wnyrhs/trainshow.htm

Don’t miss this fun pre-holiday event!

About "Big Chuck"

Hi folks, this is "Big Chuck" here. I love Upstate New York! I have written several books about the region, do a lot of public speaking around the state, am an award-winning radio broadcaster (since 1989), write a bi-monthly newspaper column and give walking tours of Cooperstown, N.Y. Yes, I do keep busy! I hope we can share some Upstate stories on this blog! If you would like to take a look at my series of Upstate New York books visit www.upstatenewyorkbooks.vpweb.com
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