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TrainFestival 2009 is currently stopped taking volunteer requests. Watch the website if additional volunteers are needed.

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Become a TrainFestival 2009 Vendor

Become a vendor at this NATIONAL railroad event. With an attendance of more than 30,000 expected, this is the only event of the year in which you will have the chance to sell to your perfect audience. Tables starting at only $50 are an affordable way to sell your railroad related products. Click below to see the forms for the event. Once you have decided on your vendor level, print the form, send your check in and start getting ready to sell!

The most economical of vendor spaces is in our flea market area. Tables are only $50 each for all three days.

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The next level of opportunity is to become a vendor. This is a great opportunity for businesses, corporations and other museums to promote their institution. This is a larger space with flexible layouts and position nearest the entrance.

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Updates to the schedule will be posted here. Check back often as we expect additional attractions to expand the schedule.

  1. Gates Open at 9am
    One Hour Rides begin at 10:00 am
  2. All-day Excursions
    Ride behind Big Steam Locomotives
  3. Event Attractions
    8 Operating Steam Locomotives
    **Update "Daylight" no. 4449 to attend
  4. Run a Steam Locomotive

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  • The Largest Railroading Event in America is Coming to Michigan in 2009

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