south central wisconsin division​​

55th Annual Mad City Model Railroad Show & Sale

​​​February 18–19, 2023 

Alliant Energy Center,

Exhibition Hall, Madison, WI

9:00am - 5:00pm Saturday

9:00am - 4:00pm Sunday​
Four HO train sets given away each day!

FREE Veterans Tickets!

We have donated 100 adult tickets to The tickets will be available to verified VetTix members from ALL branches of the US Military currently-serving, honorably-discharged veterans and their families as well as the immediate family of those Killed in Action and also First Responders. Visit for more information

2022 Vendors

American Railroad Artifacts
Big Boy Enterprises-Jerry Julius
Bill Marks Trains
Boston & Albany
Carlson Estate Sales
Charley Charmley
Chicago & North Western Historical Society
Chuck’s Trains/PCA Plasticville Collectors Assoc.
Denver & Rio Grande Western Historical Society
DS Embroidery
EngineHouse Services, LLC
Fox Valley Hobbyies
G&J Company
Gary Hanson Awards

Green Bay & Western Historical Society
Heck’s Hobby Supplies
JFP’s Fun Stuff
John Kelly Railroad Books
John’s Trains & Hobbies

Johnson & Schuweiler
Mainline Photos

MD Trains
Milwaukee Road Historical Association
Nobody’s Business
North Star Trains & More

Preowned Trains
Railroad Relics - Brooklyn, WI
Rails Unlimited
Rebel Rails Railwear
Right Track Hobbies
Riverside & Great Northern Railway

Sommerfeld’s Trains
SOO Line Historical & Technical Society
SOO Parts

Southern Rail Sales
Superior Scenics
Teskeys Trains
Tinplate Shop

Track One
Trees by Rose
Usborne Books & More
Weber’s Trains

2022 Layouts, Exhibitors and Vendors - Door prize donors are in bold 

​Note: this will be updated soon for the 2023 show

Advance Sale Discount Tickets

​​​​​​Adults $13 (16 & older), Two Day Pass $17
Children $5 (age 5-15), Kids under 5 FREE. 

Saturday tickets can be purchased until 2:30 PM on Saturday. Sunday tickets can be purchased until 1:30 PM on Sunday. We DO NOT charge additional processing fees to purchase tickets online. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. ​​​Parking fee not included. ​

Check out the Channel 3000 Coverage of the 2020 show. 

MadCity 2023 Model Railroad Show Flyer

Discount tickets also available at the Hobby Stop 

6622 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705
Phone 608-829-3820 ​»​​

2022 Layouts

Capital City N'gineers
Chippewa Valley N-gineers
Cook Farms Railroad Division Train Ride
Fever River Railroad
Fond du Lac Society of Model Railroad Hobbyists
Kettle Moraine Ballast Scorchers Railroad Club
Madison HO Track
Milwaukee Operators Organization (MOO Crew)
Overland Western Lines
Ron Schlicht American Flyer Trains
Rusty Rails
Southern Wisconsin Sandhouse Crew
Swallow Cliff RR
T. J. Howell's Great Circus Train Ride
Tamarack Creek Logging & Lumber R.R.
The Royal Train
Wisconsin & Michigan Model Railroad Club
Wisconsin Garden Railway Society
WIS-ILL Modular Railroad Club
Milwaukee-N-Southeastern Model Railroad Club
Valley Model Railroad 


2022 Exhibits
Caboose Industries
Ashton Valley R/R Bldg. Dept
Dells Live Steamers
East Troy Railroad Museum
Great Northern Railway Historical Society
Illinois Railway Museum
Midwest Rail Rangers
Milwaukee Road Models
Mineral Point Railroad Museum 
Morrisonville Depot Preservation Society
All Aboard Wisconsin
National Railroad Museum
Union Pacific Historical Society
Wisconsin Operation Lifesaver
Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad
Little Amerricka
N-Scale Lift Crane Display
Micro Mark Scientific Instruments

Day-Of-Show Tickets at the Gate:

Adults $14 (16 & older), Children $6 (age 5-15), Two Day Pass $18, Kids under 5 FREE. 

Day-of-Show Discount Tickets:

​Family Pack Tickets $36 - Includes 2 adults (regular or senior) and 2 kids (5-15).

Senior $13 (65 & older), Active duty military $11
Cash, checks or credit cards accepted at the gate. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Parking fee not included. 

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