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2024 United NorthWest Model Railraoid Club Presents
The 31st Washington State Train Show &
Market Place, Monroe WA
Feb. 24th & 25th 2024
Benefitting the Snohomish County 4-H Foundation

United NorthWest Model Railroad Club is proud to announce its
31st Washington State Model Train Show & Marketplace
benefiting the
Snohomish County 4-H Foundation on
February 24th & 25th, 2024.
The show will be in the same buildings as 2023
at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA.

The Washington State Model Train show is an All-Scale model railroad show featuring layouts and items for sale of all scales, including G scale, 0 scale, S scale, H0 scale, N scale, and Z scale. We have also featured displays of 7-1/2" Gauge live-steam operating trains. This has become the largest All-Scale model train show on the west coast, and continues to be one of the only children's charity fundraising shows in the nation! In the last 3 decades UNW Model Railroad Club has raised nearly $350,000 for charitable organizations in the region with a focus on those helping children and families.

2024 Show General Info:

Evergreen State Fairgrounds
14405 179th Avenue SE
Monroe, WA 98272


  • A. Pavilion (Building 600): Top of the "L" approximately 13,500 sq. feet. Will be location of vendor tables, historical societies and layouts.
  • B. Event Center (Building 604): Corner of the "L" approximately 33,600 sq. feet. Will be the location of the show office, vendor tables, and layouts.
  • C. 4H Building (Building 501): Leg of the "L" approximately 15,000 sq. feet. All clinics will be in the 4H building. Will also have swap tables, smaller layouts and hands-on activities for children.
  • Dates and Show Times:

  • Sat February 24th, 10AM - 4PM
  • Sun February 25th, 10AM - 4PM

    Adults  (18+):	 $10.00 	
    Juniors (10-18): $ 8.00 	
    Seniors (65+):   $ 8.00		
    Kids    (9 & Under): Free with paid adult admission.
    Admission is Valid for Both Days!
    Debit/Credit Payment $0.75 Fee Per Transaction.
    Free Parking is available.

    Show Coordinator & Registration Forms:
    Jamey Morrison Email:

  • Vendors: Information & Registration forms can be download here: VENDOR FORMS
  • Layouts/Clubs/Displays: Reservations forms can be downloaded here: LAYOUT FORMS

    Please contact
    tables4unw.trainshow@gmail.com with any questions.

    Event Setup Times:
  • Friday February 23rd: 10:00a - 11:30a Layouts ONLY Please! 11:30a - 08:00p Vendors and Layouts (will open doors to all as soon as we are ready!)
  • Saturday February 24th: 06:30a - 09:30a
  • Clinics:

    Saturday Feb 24th
    11:00am - 12:00pm: Quality Trees for your Layout using Inexpensive Materials (pt.1) - Mike Lee & Gary Hansen [Hands On Demo Following the Clinic!]
    12:30pm - 01:30pm: Planning the new Layout for display in the Everett Train Station, basis the City and History of Everett - Glenn Farley and Jim Landers (ERHA)
    02:00pm - 03:00pm: Digital Command Control (DCC) Basics - Walt Huston

    Sunday Feb 25th
    11:00am - 12:00pm: Quality Trees for your Layout using Inexpensive Materials (pt.2) - Mike Lee & Gary Hansen [Hands On Demo Following the Clinic!]
    12:30pm - 01:30pm: Layout Planning using Anyrail on the Computer - Dan Henderson (Everett Railroad Heritage Association)
    02:00pm - 03:00pm: 3D Design & Printing Overview - Brian Pickering
    If you are interested in presenting a clinic, or if there are any questions please email the show coordinator at tables4unw.trainshow@gmail.com

    Location & Directions:
    Free parking is located on-site the days of the show

    From Seattle:
    East via I-90 or SR-520 to I-405 North
    North on I-405 to SR-522 (Exit 23)
    East on SR-522 to Highway 2
    Right at the stoplight
    Go west on Highway 2 for 1/2 mile - Evergreen State Fairgrounds is on the right.

    From SeaTac Airport:
    Follow freeway directions towards Seattle
    SR-518 turns into I-405 North
    Stay on I-405 North towards Renton/Bellevue
    East on SR-522 to Highway 2
    Right at the stoplight
    Go west on Highway 2 for 1/2 mile - Evergreen State Fairgrounds is on the right.

    Lodging Options:
    2024 Hotel Room Rates

    All Rates Shown Before Tax!!

    1) Best Western Sky Valley Inn
    19233 Highway 2
    Monroe, WA 98272
    Phone: (360) 794-3111
    Fax: (360) 794-0179
    Special Train Show Rates:
    $ 169.99 - King
    $ 169.99 - 2 Queens
    Please reference the "Train Show Rate" as arranged with Hotel General Manager Alejandro Guzman to receive these rates when making your reservation.

    2) Evergreen Suites [Formerly Guest House Inn & Suites Monroe]
    19103 Highway 2, Monroe, WA 98272
    Phone: (360) 863-1900
    Toll-Free: (800) 214-8378
    Special Train Show Rates:
    $ 115 - Single King
    $ 125 - Two Queens
    $ 135 - King Executive Suites
    Please reference Group Code: TRAIN as arranged with Front Desk Manager Anita Galvan to receive these rates when making your reservation.

    3) For RV'ers: ESFG location RV2 will be available during the show and fees per night are $35.00. If you intend to have an RV on the fairgrounds camp location, please note there has been a change for this year during the off season. Once you have checked in, please see a UNW show host to obtain an RV parking placard. The fairgrounds RV will contact you for payment. Please note that only Electrical hook-ups are available at the sites within the fairgrounds, due to the season water has been winterized.

    Full hook-ups may be available at the private RV Campground to the northwest of the fairgrounds off 179th. If you choose to camp there, please contact the Campground Host (360) 805-6727 for available spaces, rates, and payments.

    Note that there are many other small motels in Monroe, and larger hotels in Bothell, Woodinville and Everett (10+ miles away).