Rail Fest

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Come out for Homewood's Annual Rail Fest, a day that rail enthusiasts of all ages enjoy all things trains! Homewood embraces its rich rail history; trains have always made their way through Homewood. Whether it was historic Illinois Central, Amtrak, Metra, or Canadian National, all had a story to tell that resonates with rail enthusiasts. Families explore the intricate train layouts for all ages to enjoy. Kids participate in train crafts and a scavenger hunt. Vendors offer one-of-a-kind collections of antique trains, model trains, train memorabilia, and items associated with model railways. Be sure to check out the Homewood Rail Park, featuring the restored Illinois Central Caboose.