US Gem Shows in October 2024

 Upcoming mineral and gemstone shows happening across the United States in October 2024.

Mineral And Gem Shows in October 2024 - United States 

OCTOBER 2-6—JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Joshua Tree Gem & Mineral Show; Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground, 2601 Sunfair Rd; Wed. 9-5, Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5; Family Fun, Free Addmission & Parking; contact Bill Sherwood, (760) 218-6137; Email: socaldesert@yahoo.com; Website

OCTOBER 4-6—ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: 

Annual show; Jay Penn; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; At Expo NM State Fairgrounds in the Creative Arts Bldg. Enter at Gate 3 @ 300 San Pedro and Copper. 70 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads; contact Jay Penn, (505) 883-4195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 4-6—PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: 

Retail show; H & R Gem Shows; Sadye Gibbs Community Center, 1601 E Dr MLK Jr Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Teens and Veterans $4, Children 12 and under Free, Admission good for all three days; 15,000 SF of fabulous vendors of Fine and Artisan Jewelry, Gemstones, Crystals, Beads, Rocks and Specimens, Fossils and so much more! Find something for everyone! Bench Jeweler, Geodes, Grand Prize Drawing; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 4-6—VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: 

Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, sixteen and under free; In addition to crystals, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and pearls, there will be displays of Virginia rocks and minerals, lapidary arts demonstrations and geode cutting by the two Gem and Mineral societies of the area. A gemologist will also be available for appraisals; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen.White@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website

OCTOBER 4-6—SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: 

Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website

OCTOBER 5-6—EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS: 

Annual show; Worthen Earth Searchers; Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; $1, children under 12 are free; Over 30 indoor and outdoor vendors offering handcrafted jewelry, rocks, gems, fossils and minerals. Enjoy our great raffles and famous silent auction! Look for our vendors providing wire-wrapping and gem setting while you wait, holistic healing stones, a gem mining sluice and geode cracking; contact Mike Shumate, (217) 219-2315; Email: cc31068@yahoo.com; Website

OCTOBER 5-6—SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: 

Annual show; LOESS Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society; James Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, Seniors and students $1, Children under 12 free; Large Children Section with build a rock collection and other activities. Silent Auction, Door prizes, Dealer with Geode Cracking. The exploration journey requires sign-up; contact Ed Wagner, Show Chairman, (309) 838-7782; Email: LOESSpresident@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 5-6—JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN: 

Annual show; Rock River Valley Geological Society; Jefferson County Fair Park, 503 N. Jackson Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Freewill Offering; Demonstrations Lapidary and Wire wrapping. Children's Activity Area. Mineral, Fossil, Gemstone and Jewelry Dealers; contact Steven Streich, (608) 655-1011; Email: srockshop@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 5-6—PORT MOODY, BRITISH COLUMBIA: 

Annual show; Port Moody Rock & Gem Club; Kyle Centre, 125 Kyle Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission is by donation; Dealers, displays, demonstrations and games for the kids including spin & win and gem panning; contact Andrew Danneffel; Email: adanneffel@atomation.com; Website

OCTOBER 5-6—RALSTON, NEBRASKA: 

Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club; Liberty First Credit Union Arena Banquet Hall, 7300 Q St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $6, students 12-18 and Seniors $4, under 12 free; Demonstrations & Dealers, Kids Activities, Displays. Check out the Gems & Jewelry, Fossils & Minerals, Rock Paintings and Carvings, Rough rock, slabs and tumbling mix. Proceeds go to help college geology students with field camps; contact Tammy Jeanneret, (402) 873-6515; Email: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Website

OCTOBER 5-6—SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: 

Annual show; Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society (LOESS); Orr Building, Illinois State Farigrounds, 6 4H Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $2 for adults, $1 for seniors, kids 12 and under free; We have a wide range of dealers, demonstrators, exhibits, kid's activities (fossil dig, spin and win, touch and feel, egg carton collection), silent auction, Springfield Maker Space, flint knapping, geode cracking, concessions, and much more. We also have our very own escape room; contact Mary Boesdorfer, (217) 414-0033; Email: loesspublicity@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 5-6—CABOT, ARKANSAS: 

Annual show; Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral and Geology Society; Veterans Park Event Center, 508 North Lincoln Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; 13 and over $3 per day, Scouts in uniform free; contact Barbara Champagne, , (501) 258-2576; Email: barbara.champagne@live.com; Website

OCTOBER 11-13—PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: 

Retail show; H & R Gem Shows; Central Panhandle Fairgrounds, 2230 15th St; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Teens and Veterans $4, Children 12 and under Free, Admission good for all three days; About 10,000 SF of Fabulous vendors of Fine and Artisan Jewelry, Gemstones, Crystals, Specimens, Beads, Rough Rock and Fossils and so much more! Something for everyone; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 11-13—HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: 

Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society; Jaycee Community Center, 1280 Airport Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, Weekend $5, Kids $1 or free, Free Parking; Precious and semiprecious stones, beads, fossils, minerals, custom jewelry, art objects, and lapidary materials and equipment of every type and price. Kid's educational opportunities, hands-on activities, mining flume, fossil hunt, geode cracking. Displays, drawings, Food service; contact Lowell Zoller, (256) 534-8803; Email: Lzol@comcast.net; Website

OCTOBER 11-13—BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: 

Annual show; West Valley Rock and Mineral Club/10th Annual Helzarockin'; Buckeye Equestrian & Events Center, 10300 S Miller Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; Aduls $4, kids under 13 free; rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, slabs, cabs, scavenger hunt, rock painting, gold panning, food & drink vendors, FREE PARKING; contact Nikolle Dougherty, (619) 277-6268; Email: Nwertel@yahoo.com; Website: Westvalleymineral@gmail.com

OCTOBER 11-13—LOGAN, UTAH: 

Annual show; Cache Rock and Gem Club; Cache County Event Center, 450 S 500 W; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, Families $10, 12 and under free; Our show has Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Displays, Educational Exhibits, Demonstrators, Supplies, Vendors, Fabulous Fluorescence and Door prizes. Activities for the kids include: Wheel of Fortune, Mystery Bags and Gem Hunt; contact Brett Fonnsbeck; Email: crgc.showmanager@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 11-13—MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: 

Annual show; Mount Ida Gem, Mineral & Craft Show; Outdoor Show in the Triangle field, 1210 Hwy 270 E; Fri. 11-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admision Free Parking; "Quartz Capital Of the World", Gemstones, Crystals, Mineral Specimens from Around the World, Fossils, Hand Crafted Jewelry, Lapidary, Home Made Jellies, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors, Dig Piles for The Kids to Find their Own Treasures for Free Vending Opportunity Available Outdoor Event; contact Chris Wood, (870) 490-2997; Email: bearisgrateful@gmail.com

OCTOBER 11-13—COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: 

Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website

OCTOBER 12-13—FAIRFIELD, IOWA: 

Show and sale; Sac & Fox Lapidary Club; Jefferson County Fair Grounds, 2606 W Burlington Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Fossil dig for kids; contact Steve Mitchell; Email: Mitchell1972@comcast.net

OCTOBER 12-13—REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society and the Sequoia Gem and Mineral Society; Community Activities Building, 1400 Rosevelt Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5, children under 12 Free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Demonstrations, Kids Activities; contact Cliff Imprescia; Email: cci@pacbell.net

OCTOBER 12-13—SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: 

Annual show; Huachuca Mineral & Gem Club, Inc; The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 El Mercado Loop; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; 50th Annual Show! Geode sales and cutting; Displays of fluorescent minerals, minerals of Arizona, and fossils of Cochise County; contact Maudie E. Bailey, (520) 249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website

OCTOBER 12-13—TEMPLE, TEXAS: 

Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3301 N. 3rd Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 Adults, $3 13-17 years, children free when with adult or guardian; Vendors galore with a wide variety of rough, slabs, fossils, jewelry, rock-related clothing, rock lamps. New children's activities based on our theme, "ROCK RUSTLERS," wear western stuff; contact Lois Ruth Rolston, (254) 718-2559; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com

OCTOBER 12-13—REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society and Peninsula Gem and Geology Society; Redwood City Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 and kids under 12 are free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Crystals, Beads, Gems and Jewelry, Educational Demonstrations and Free Rocks for Kids; contact Cathy Phalan, (650) 743-7447; Email: catphalen@comcast.net; Website. OR Here.

OCTOBER 12-13—SIGNAL HILL, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Long Beach Mineral and Gem Society; Signal Hill Public Library, 1800 E Hill Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Vendors, Displays and Lapidary Demonstrations, Kid's Activities, Raffle and more; contact Karin Alvarez, (562) 253-1390; Email: lbmineralgemsociety@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 12-13—TOPEKA, KANSAS: 

Annual show; The Topeka Gem & Mineral Society; Stormont Vail Event Agricultural Hall, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult $6, Students (13-17) $2, Child under 13 with Adult FREE Coupon $1 off available. Cash only at door; Vendors, Demonstrations, Silent Auctions, Raffle, Juniors area, Speakers, Lots of activities for children; contact Millie Mowrey, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website

OCTOBER 18-20—DANVILLE, INDIANA: 

Annual show; Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; 18 and older: $8, 11-17: $2, 10 and under: Free; Featuring the finest Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Meteorites and Beads from Around The World; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 18-20—MASON,, MICHIGAN: 

Annual show; Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society (Lansing, Michigan area club); Ingham County Fairgrounds, Main Arena, 700 East Ash Street; Fri. 1-7, Sat. 10-6; Adults $5, Teens $3, 12 and under FREE with Adult paid admission, Scouts in uniform FREE; Displays, Demonstrators, Dealers, Silent Auction. Raffle, Hourly Door Prizes, Children's Rock & Fossil Table, Children's FREE Craft Table, FREE Parking, ATM Available, (Note...$1 off admission with coupon on club website; contact Ruth Ann Lehner, (517) 643-44; Email: Geacie48@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 18-20—AUSTIN, TEXAS: 

Annual show; Austin Gem and Mineral Society (AGMS); Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, Seniors and Military ID $7, Ages 13-18 $2, Children ages 12 and under free; Over 30 vendors of jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils & spheres. Exhibits, Silent auction Sat & Sun, demos in faceting, cabbing, and wire wrapping. Theme is Turquoise. For $1 each: Gem Mine, Wheel of Fortune or Jewelry Making. Door prizes Sat and Sun. Grand Prizes Sun; contact Laird Fowler, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchariman@austingemandmineral.org; Website

OCTOBER 18-20—DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: 

Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website

OCTOBER 19-20—SEDONA, ARIZONA: 

Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock HS, Hwy 89A and Upper Red Rock Loop Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Kids 12 and under Free, Cash Only; 46 Vendors with all types of slabs, rough and specimens as well as Jewelry artists and supplies; contact Marge Schwartz, (928) 203-0356; Email: bschwar13@msn.com; Website

OCTOBER 19-20—SANFORD, FLORIDA: 

Annual show; Florida Fossil Hunters; Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $5/adult; $1/child; Fossils, rocks, minerals, artifacts, children’s area, exhibits, supplies, silent auctions; contact Valerie First, (407) 721-0481; Website

OCTOBER 19-20—SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society; Santa Rosa Vets Hall, 1351 Maple Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $8/Adults Kids 12 & under Free; Free Parking. Fun kids activities, silent auctions, Fluorescent minerals, displays, demonstrations, Scavenger Hunt along with minerals, gemstones, crystals, beads, slabs and rough material; contact Jolene Coon, (707) 849-9551; Email: jolene4srmgs@sonic.net; Website

OCTOBER 19-20—SANTA CLARA, NEW MEXICO:

Annual show; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society; Santa Clara National Guard Armory, 11990 US-180; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Please join us for our 39th Annual Gem & Mineral Show: Rocktoberfest! Our annual show has moved to a new date and venue but we'll still have all our exciting attractions and educational displays. Stay tuned for more details; contact Brenda Holzinger; Email: grantcountyrollingstones@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 25-27—OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: 

Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society; State Fair Park: Modern Living Bldg, 608 Kiamichi Place; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $8 for Adults; Children under 12 - Free; Hosting the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies this Year! Annual Mineral & Gem show in central Oklahoma with 40 vendors offering tons of Treasures of the Earth to see and purchase. Gems, crystals, fossils, artisan jewelry, tools and rough rock will be available. Prizes, auctions etc; contact Doug Pollitt; Email: douglas.pollitt@yahoo.com

OCTOBER 25-27—CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA: 

Show and sale; Cranbrook Rock & Lapidary Club; The Colombo Hall, 2550 - 8th Avenue South; Fri. 3-9, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-3; $5 Adults, $4 Seniors & Students, $20 Maximum for Family, Children Under 12 Free; Show and Sale, Children's programs and ample free parking; contact Guy Santucci, (250) 919-2441; Email: gsantucci@telus.net; Website

OCTOBER 25-27—SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: 

Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website

OCTOBER 26-27—CRYSTAL, MINNESOTA: 

Annual show; Anoka County Gem & Mineral Club; Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr. N; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; voluntary donation; contact Martha Miss, (651) 459-0343; Email: martha@rock-biz.biz

OCTOBER 26-27—FREEPORT, NEW YORK: 

Show and sale; Kaleidoscope Gem Shows; Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E Merrick Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; $6; $5 with this notice. Children under 12 free with adult; The show features dealers selling minerals, fossils, gemstones jewelry, and beads. Come see the beautiful displays. Chat with the dealers about their items. You can personally select incredible minerals and fossils as well as handcrafted silver and gold jewelry and also beautiful strands of beads; contact Evelyn Gose, (631) 271-8411; Email: evelyn_gose@kaleidoscopegemshows.com; Website

OCTOBER 26-27—SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: 

Annual show; Ozarks Gem & Mineral Society, Inc; Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; $5 per person; family pass $20; 4 & under are free; This is an annual indoor gem and mineral show with fun for all ages with rocks, gems, minerals, display pieces, jewelry, geode cracking, novelties, collector pieces, and more; contact Mark Northrup, (417) 597-4657; Email: ogms.1957@gmail.com; Website

OCTOBER 26-27—GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA: 

Annual show; Southeastern Mineral Specimens; Greenville Convention Center, One Exposition Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $10 Adults, kids 12 and under free! Wristband good for both days; Open to the public, this show brings together over 2 dozen professional dealers, who will have all manner of items of geological origin available for purchase! Items are from all over the world, with an emphasis on regional finds. Several dealers just returning from buying at the major Tucson Show; contact Mark E. P. Woods, (706) 296-9467; Email: imineral@bellsouth.net; Website

OCTOBER 26-27—EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: 

Annual show; Evansville Lapidary Society; C.K. Newsome Center, 100 E Walnut Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Kids under 12 Free; Join us the last weekend of October for the largest lapidary show in Southwest Indiana. We will have specimens from all over the world from over 20 vendors as well as educational activities and free rocks for kids. There will also be raffles and door prizes; contact Nancy Jones Dassell, (812) 453-4990; Email: evansvillelapidary1304@gmail.com

 

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