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2015 UNW / Snohomish County 4-H Foundation Show - Monroe, WA

United NorthWest Model Railroad Club is proud to announce its 24th Annual Model Train Show and Marketplace to benefit Snohomish County 4-H Foundation   February 28 - March 1, 2015. The 2015 Show will be in the same buildings as the 2014 show in the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA. The good news is that for the first time in many years, we will not be hosting the show the same weekend as Super Bowl Weekend!

I. UNW/Snohomish County 4-H Show Info:

1) Location: 
Evergreen State Fairgrounds 
14405 179th Avenue SE 
Monroe, WA 98272 


A. Pavilion (Building 600): Top of L, approximately 13,500 sq. feet. Will be location of the clinics, swap and vendor tables, and booths and layouts
B. Event Center (Building 604): Corner of L, approximately 33,600 sq. feet. Will be the location of the show office, vendor tables, and booths and layouts
C. 4H Building (Building 501): Leg of L, approximately 15,000 sq. feet. Will focus on swap tables and smaller layouts

*Directions to the Fairgrounds are found on the bottom of this page

2) Dates and Show Times: 
Sat February 28th, 10AM - 4PM 
Sun March 1st, 10AM - 3PM

3) Admission (100% Goes to Charity):
Adults (18+): $8.00
Juniors (10-18): $6.00
Seniors (65+): $6.00
Kids (9 & Under): Free with paid adult

Admission Valid for Both Days!

Free Parking is available, and for your convenience ATM's are onsite

4) Show Coordinator & Registration Forms: 
Jamey Morrison

Vendor Registration Forms can be downloaded Here
Vendor Information can be downloaded Here

Layouts/Clubs/Displays: We will be registering these in early Autumn. Please contact
swaptables@unwclub.org  with any questions.

5) Group/Club Display Setup Times: 
Fri February 27th 1PM - 9PM 
Sat February 28th 7AM - 10AM 

6) Clinics

To Be Announced

7) List of 2014 Participants


Blue Mountain Trains
Anacortes & Fidalgo Model RR Club Sales
Andy Beekhuizen
Area 51
Azalea Hills
Big Boy Trains
Bruce Ferguson
Bruce Kane
Buddie Williams
Butch Crist
Byron Osbourn
Cascade Rail Foundation
Chris Carroll
CJ Balke
Cordell Newby
Curtis Johnson
D&E Enterprises
Dan McDaniel
Darrah Company
Darrel Dochow
Dave Blackshaw
David Ellis
David's Trains
Dean Daughenbaugh
Dennis Millard
Details N Scale
Don Marty
Don McCune Memorial Library
Don's Hobby Shop
Doug Hoff
Douglas D. Carlson
Gail Branca
Gale Olson
Galloway Enterprises
Geoffrey Swan
Glenn Smith
Gordon Bushaw
Gregg Dunphy
Hobo Junction
Hogan Glass Works
House of Trains
Interaction Enterprises
Iron Horse Models
Jack Tingstad
James Scott
Jerry Hemm
Joe W.
John D Casey
John Miller
Joseph Farnik
Karl Rehm & Joe Lombardi
Ken Vogel
Ken Wolf
Ken Yohe
Kirk Reddie
Kirk Reddie
Kyle Carlson
Larry Verducci
Lowell Smith Signature Series
Mark Graves
Massage Table
Mountain Lionel
Nature's Own
NMRA 4th Division
North End Train Center
Northern Pacific Railway Historical Assoc.
Northwest Railway Prototype Modelers
NRHS / Operation Lifesaver
N-Scale Magazine
Online Trains
Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive
Pattern Pool
Paul Pellegrino
Phillip Shaner
Plummer Creek Woodworking
Randall Wallenburg
Robert Harmen
Robert Rudge
Robert Washburn
Rocky Barrick Company
Roundhouse Hobbies
Russ Segner
Scott Tanner
Sean L. Taylor
Seattle's Train Center
Sidetrack Laser
Steve McH.
Steve Olson
Tacoma Trains
The Blue Caboose
The Diorama Man
The Short Line
The Train Room
Theodore Wahl
Tim Smith
Tim Timmons
Tom Laughlin
Trains & Things
Tyler Whitcomb
Walt Johnsen
Wayne Meyers


Baby Gramps
Boeing Employee's Model Railroad Club
Bruce Smith Layout
Dave Moser
Kirk Reddie Diorama
Kitsap Western
Mary's Big Circus
Mt. Rainier N-Trak Model Railroad Club
NMRA 4th Div. Hi-Railers Group
NMRA 4th Div. HO Modular Group (Seattle Pacific & Eastern)
NMRA 4th Div. N-Trak Modular Group
Northwest Pacific Z-Scalers
Northwest Public Transportation History Museum
Northwest Railway Museum
Omni-Rail Layout
PNW On30 Modular Group (Bellingham)
PNW On30 Modular Group (Seattle)
Puget Sound Lego Train Club
Smith N-Scale
Snoho. 4-H T-Trak HO Scale
Snoho. 4-H T-Trak N Scale
Stilly Pacific Model Railroad Club
Tacoma Northwestern Model Railroad Club
Toy Train Operating Society (TTOS)
United Northwest Legacy Layout
Whidbey Island Model Rail Road Club
wTrak Modular Wooden Railway

If there are any questions, please email the show coordinator at swaptables@unwclub.org

8) Location:
Free parking is located on-site the days of the show 
For RV'ers, location RV3 will be available during the show and fees per night are $25.00. The water may still be turned off due to winterization, however please confirm at the fair office when payment is made. Please check with the Fairgrounds at (360) 805-6707 with any questions as these rates could change by the date of the show.

II. Directions:

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.

9) Lodging Options 

1) Best Western Sky Valley Inn
19233 Highway 2
Monroe, WA 98272
Phone: (360) 794-3111
Fax: (360) 794-0179
Special Train Show Rates
$89.99 - King
$99.99 - 2 Queens
+$20 - Suite upgrade (Wifi, Fridge, etc.)
Please reference the Train Show to get these rates when you call

2) GuestHouse Inn-Suites Monroe
19103 Highway 2
Monroe, WA 98272
Phone: (360) 863-1900
Toll-Free: (800) 214-8378
Special Train Show Rates (Group Code: TRAIN)
$92.00 - Single King
$102.00 - Two Queens
$112.00 - King Executive Suites

These rates are good between 02/27/15 - 02/28/2015. Above rates do not include taxes and applicable fees

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