Schedule of Events

We will continue to post more information for this year's Railroad Days as it becomes available.
Saturday, September 29, 2018

7:00 p.m. - Selma Railroad Days Pageant (Selma Elementary School Auditorium)
                    Tickets on sale now and at the door for $12.00 - call 919-975-1411 for tickets

Thursday, October 4, 2018

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Model Train Display at the Selma Train Depot

Friday, October 5, 2018

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Model Train Display at Selma Historic Union Depot

5:00 p.m. - Selma Firefighters Association BBQ Cook-Off begins.  On Selma F.D. grounds at the corner of Webb and Waddell Streets

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Chew Chew Food Truck Rodeo corner of Webb and Waddell Streets
** Featuring Bad Decisions Band live at the Double Barley Beer Garden

Saturday, October 6, 2018

7:00 a.m. - Selma Firefighters Association BBQ Cook-Off judging begins.  On Selma F.D. grounds at the corner of Webb and Waddell Streets.  Plates for sale immediately following judging.

8:30 a.m. - Selma Railroad Run presented by the Boys and Girls Club of Wayne/Johnston Counties

9:00 a.m. - Model Train Display Opens (Selma Historic Union Depot)

10:00 a.m. - Blue Line Aviation Helicopter Rides Begin - Click HERE for details

10:00 a.m. - Denny's Restaurant Mascot Race -- (In front of Town Hall on Raiford Street) -- Watch your favorite area mascots from local schools, businesses and restaurants compete in a 100-yard dash in full costume.  Should be a real treat to watch!

10:30 a.m. - Selma Railroad Day Parade Begins 

11:00 a.m. - The Johnston SmilesR Kids Zone Opens (Railroad and Raiford Streets)
                     $5 unlimited bounce wristband

12:00 p.m. Selma Railroad Day Festival Opening Ceremonies (Main Stage)

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Meet and Greet Railroad Days Queens @ the Railroad Days Tent

12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Live Entertainment on 3 stages (see below for stage schedules)

2:30 p.m. --  TrainFit Challenge -- Railroad Spike Driving - Railroad Tie Flipping - Railroad Tie "Worm"  Team Events  Click HERE to contact competition director, Quinn Patrick of CrossFit Smithfield for complete info.

6:45 p.m. - The Rudy Theater Presents the American Music Jubilee Show Live@ The Rudy

All Day (9:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) - Vendors, Tommy the Train Rides, Model Train Display, Tour the Caboose and more

Live Entertainment on 3 Different Stages:

  • Main Stage - Located Near Mitchener Station on Railroad Street
  • Wee School Proudly Sponsors the Dance Stage - Located in front of Town Hall on Raiford Street
  • Creech Drug Proudly Sponsors the Gospel/Christian Music Stage- Located at Raiford & Waddell Streets    
    • 12:00 PM               House of Prayer, Inc. of Clayton
    • 1:15 PM                 First Missionary Baptist of Selma
    • 2:15 PM                 Paula Waters / Independant Gospel Artist
    • 3:15 PM                 Sisters In Christ
    • 4:15 PM                 Bakers Chapel Ministries
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