Schedule of Events


Please note that we have no excursions currently planned for 2018.

Mount Hope Model Train Show

Saturday, March 24

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Come visit Bob and Roger from ORHS. The 2018 HO scale ORHS commemorative sesquicentennial boxcar will be available for purchase.

Mount Hope Event Center
8076 St Rt 241
Mount Hope OH 44660
$5 Admission

Volunteer Work Days

Saturday, April 7 and Saturday, April 14

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

We're sprucing up the Depot for our Spring Open House and Anniversary Celebration. We have lots to do to make the Depot ready for the celebration on May 19th and the next 150 years.

Projects inlude cleaning, painting, re-arranging and whatever else may fall into the agenda for the day.

Stop by and lend a hand if you can.

Spring Depot Day

Saturday, May 19

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Come celebrate National Train Day and the Orrville Union Depot Sesquicentennial.

Details to be announced soon.

Railroad Days

Friday, August 17, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Saturday, August 18, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

In conjunction with the Orrville Lion’s Club Rib and Music Fest the Orrville Railroad Heritage Society will be celebrating Railroad Days at the historic Union Depot. The Depot and Gift Shop, located at 145 Depot Street in Orrville OH, will be open on Friday, August 17 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Saturday, August 18 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Stop by and visit our many exhibits of railroad history in the Depot museum. Admission to the Depot is free during Railroad Days, but donations will gladly be accepted.

For the most up to date information about this event, check back here or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

As part of the Rib & Music Fest, there will be an Auto Cruise-in on Friday evening and a Rib Burn Off, Arts & Crafts Show and Kids Activities on Saturday. Live music from many genres will be performed throughout the event.

Jumpin' Pumpkin Jamboree

Saturday, October 27

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Have a spooky good time. Activities for ghouls, young and old.

Details to be announced soon.

Route 30 Express

Saturday, November 17

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

See model railroading at its finest.

Details to be announced soon.

WWII Canteen

Saturday, November 17

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Look back 75 years to the war efforts.

Details to be announced soon.

Home for the Holidays

Sponsored by the Orrville Chamber of Commerce

Friday, November 23

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A seasonal mix of entertainment and holiday open house events in downtown Orrville. Merchants will provide a full evening of family fun at Orrville's Home for the Holidays.

Our 19th annual Home for the Holidays open house will be held Friday evening November 24 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The Depot will be decorated for the holidays and cocoa, cookies, popcorn and our holiday fruit punch will be served. The gift shop will be open. Check the Orrville Chamber web site for other activities in town.

Christmas at the Depot

Saturday, November 24

12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM

Come for Christmas cookies, cocoa and have your picture taken with Santa & Mrs. Clause. We'll also feature a reading of "The Night Before Christmas" and operating model train layouts. The gift shop will be open so you can purchase gifts for your favorite railfan.

The Depot dress for the holidays.