2026 NMRA National Convention – Chattanooga, TN

July 27 to August 2, 2026

The NMRA National Convention is coming to Chattanooga, TN for the first time ever in 2026! The Southeastern Region is excited to host NMRA members from around the world in the Scenic City. We have a week full of fun activities planned including:

  • Layout Tours
  • Prototype Tours
  • Steam-Powered Excursions and Dinner Train
  • Non-Rail Tours and other Activities
  • Operating Sessions
  • Special Interest Groups
  • Railroad Historical Societies
  • Modeling with the Masters®
  • Celebration of Models
  • Train Show
  • Banquet

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