Model Train Fair & other special events at Bureau Co. Fairgrounds

Model Train Fair and Farm Toy Show and Sale Saturday, Feb. 15

PRINCETON - Even though it’s still winter, there are plenty of reasons to go to the Bureau County Fairgrounds.

On Sunday, Feb. 9, an indoor Flea Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with free admission.

The next event will be a Model Train Fair and Farm Toy Show and Sale on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the show will be large working model railroad layouts and lots of trains and farm equipment for sale, plus die cast cars and other toys as well. Adult admission is $4, kids are free.

Walneck’s Motorcycle Swap Meet will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16 with all types of bikes, leathers, jewelry and motorcycle parts for sale. Spring is around the corner so now is the time to stock up. Show hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Huge Winter Garage Sale will return for two days - Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15. Selling spaces are being reserved now.

A brand new event, the Vintage Toy and Pop Culture Show, will be held at the fairgrounds on Saturday, May 16. This show will feature toys from all eras available to purchase - everything from Stretch Armstrong to Batman and more. Selling spaces are being reserved now.

The Bureau County Fairgrounds is located at 811 W. Peru St., Princeton. For more information about these events, see