Friday - January 17, 2020
We are just a month from the show in Estes Park. The next work sessions on the 26th will be focused on getting us ready for the show in this show.
The Rails in the Rockies show is a premier model railroad show event developed and hosted by the Estes Valley Model Railroaders in Estes Park, Colorado. It takes place on President’s Day weekend in February. This will be our 19th appearance in the 23 year history of the show. The show is at the Stanley Fairgrounds on the east side of Estes Park on Highway 36 as you pass the lake. The address is 1125 Rooftop Way, Estes Park, 80517. Turn off 36 at the Estes Park Museum onto Fourth Street. We are in the Estes Park Event Center. Show Hours are Saturday 9 – 5 and Sunday 9 – 4.
Remind for those going to get your hotel reservations in as soon as possible. The Ridge Line Hotel and the Best Western have $99 room rate specials right now.
Set up times will begin at Noon on Friday, February 14. We will be available for set up through 8:00PM on Friday evening. Watch for Club Members helping in the parking lot. Club members and others will be available to help you unload
Set up time is also available at 7:30AM Saturday, February 15. The gate to the parking will be closed at be closed at 8:45am on Saturday. (Show starts at 9:00am)
- There will be dedicated parking for you and trailers on the east side of the building or in the parking lot by the grandstand. There are two overhead doors, one on the east side and one on the north side, which will be available on a first come, first serve basis. There are many regular doors around the building.
- The show has a number of security people that will be moving about during setup, the entire show, and during teardown. If you have safety or security concerns, please contact Laura Trump, Show Director or Mike Moon, Security
- The table/display placement is to comply with the Estes Park Fire Code and Safety Regulations and provide better traffic flow. Please do not move from your assigned locations without permission from Laura Trump.
- There will be food available in the show area, but they are only able to take cash. No credit cards or checks. There is an ATM available at the show in the lobby by the ticket table.