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World's Greatest Hobby on Tour announces 2013 schedule

Published: July 23, 2012

World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour, events showcasing the model railroad hobby to the public in an exciting, family-oriented atmosphere, will be going on the road to Texas, Missouri and California in 2013.

Each show includes manufacturers, hobby shops, operating displays, interactive activities and workshops. Tour stops next year are:

  • Fort Worth, Texas, Jan. 5-6, Will Rogers Memorial Center
  • St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 12-13, America's Center
  • San Diego, Calif., Feb. 9-10, Del Mar Fairgrounds
  • Sacramento, Calif.,  Feb 23-24, Cal-Expo

The tour should attract its millionth visitor this year. More than 950,000 people have attended the shows since the first one in December 2004. In 2010, the World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour set a record with over 41,000 people attending the show in Washington, D.C., the largest number of people ever to attend a model railroad show.

Visit the website for attendee and exhibitor information.