Pine Rivers Model Train & Hobby Exhibition

Wondering what’s on in Strathpine?

Strathpine is a buzz in August with a bunch of fantastic events for everyone’s interests. For the first weekend in August, head over to the Strathpine Community Centre for the annual Pine Rivers Model Train & Hobby Exhibition.

In its 12th year, the exhibition runs from 9am -4 pm on both Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th.

Lots to choo-choo-choose

If you’ve got an interest in model planes, trains and automobiles, this event has got you covered. On site, there will be thirty-one displays from a bunch of local clubs and private exhibitors ranging from model trains, boats, planes and cars to historical war gaming and military dioramas.

Several hobby groups from the South-East Queensland region will be making appearances, displaying their impressive work and projects to the public. From the young to the young at heart, there is a bunch of must see trains for kids including the Caloundra Model Railway Clubs huge 9mx6m train layout, the U-Drive train layout and the Forrest Hill layout which put your kids in the drivers seat.

For those that love a good raffle draw, purchase a $2 ticket at the event to go into the draw to win one of the great prizes on offer. The raffle gets drawn on Sunday the 6th at 3.30pm sharp.


$7 Adults
$2 Children
$6 Concessions
$17 Family Pass (2 Adults & 3 Children)

Get on track to the canteen for snacks

Grab some food and refuel at the community centre canteen with a range of drinks, sandwiches, cakes and snacks. The canteen will be open both days for the duration of the event.

But what about my life-size car?

For those attending the event, the Strathpine Community Centre has ample, free, off-street parking. Or if you’re wanting to catch the train before seeing some trains, jump off at Strathpine Station which is less than a 10 minute walk from the Strathpine Community Centre.


If you’re looking for a jam packed weekend in Strathpine, combine your visit to the Model Train and Hobby Exhibition with a trip to the Pine Rivers Show.

Forgot some festival essentials? Pop in to Strathpine Shopping Centre to stock up on everything you need.

Looking for more bayside events? Don’t forget to check out what’s happening at this years Redcliffe Kitefest.

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6 August 2017


Strathpine Community Centre
199 Gympie Road
Strathpine 4500

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