Layout Tour Wednesday July 5

Bay Area Garden Railway Society

On July 5 railroads in San Jose and Santa Cruz will be open. Click here for a map of the area and layout locations. Visiting the railroads is FREE for convention registrants who self-drive and no additional registration is required. Bus transportation for the San Jose layouts is available for convention registrants who don’t want...

Bachmann BBQ and Train Ride at Roaring Camp RR

Roaring Camp Railroads 5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, California, United States

Back by popular demand, and sponsored this year by Bachmann Trains, the 2023 National Garden Railway Convention is thrilled to announce that our BBQ will be held Wednesday, July 5, 2023 at the Roaring Camp and Big Trees Railroad near Felton, California.  This Old West style park has a narrow gauge steam train ride through...

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Layout Tour Friday July 7

Bay Area Garden Railway Society

On July 7 railroads in the San Jose, South Santa Clara, and San Benito counties will be open. Click here for a map of the area and layout locations. Visiting the railroads is FREE for convention registrants who self-drive and no additional registration is required. Bus transportation is available for convention registrants who don’t want...

Accucraft Closing Banquet

Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA, United States

BAGRS is excited to partner with sponsor Accucraft at a closing banquet with great food, refreshments, and a program with special guest speakers. There will be a cocktail reception in the LGB Foyer from 6 pm to 7pm. Enjoy music by the Fresh Picked RR Bluegrass Band, featuring BAGRS members Joyce Hennessey and Bill Lavender,...

Layout Tours July 8

Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA, United States

On July 8 railroads in the Tri-Valley and East Bay will be open. Click here for a map of the area and layout locations. Visiting the railroads is FREE for convention registrants who self-drive and no additional registration is required. Bus transportation is available for convention registrants who don’t want to drive to the railroads....

Exhibit & Vendor Hall

Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara, CA, United States

The final day of the Exhibit & Vendor Hall is open to all attendees and the general public, again with dozens of vendors having a variety of goods and services for attendees. Admission for convention attendees is free. Tickets for the general public are $20 per person or, with a coupon, two for the price...