A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 11 February 2018

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


16-18 February 2018: Kirkwood, Missouri (St. Louis area)

Annual Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Cabin Fever Productions

Kirkwood Community Center (111 South Geyer Road, Kirkwood)


3-4 March 2018: Wilmington, Delaware

55th Annual Earth Science Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Delaware Mineralogical Society

Arsht Hall, University of Delaware (2700 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington)

9-11 March 2018: Augusta, Georgia

30th Annual Aiken-Augusta Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Aiken Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society and Augusta Gem & Mineral Society

Julian Smith Casino (2200 Broad Street, Augusta)

10 March 2018: Skokie, Illinois (Chicago area)

69th Annual Silent Auction of Rocks, Minerals, Fossils and Lapidary Treasures

Organized by: Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society

St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Gymnasium (8013 Laramie Avenue)

10-11 March 2018: Turlock, California

52nd Annual Rock, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Mother Lode Mineral Society

Stanislaus Fairgrounds (900 North Broadway)

16-18 March 2018: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 56th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: It's All About the Geodes

Jackson County Fairgrounds - American One Event Center (200 West Ganson Street)

17-18 March 2018: Gaithersburg, Maryland

54th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Montgomery County, Maryland

Montgomery County Fairgrounds (16 Chestnut Street)

24-25 March 2018: Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

18th Annual Philadelphia Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair

Organized by: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

LuLu Temple (5140 Butler Pike)

24-25 March 2018: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

40th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin County Rock & Mineral Club

Hamilton Heights Elementary School (1589 Johnson Road)

24-25 March 2018: Anthem, Arizona (Phoenix area)

5th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Daisy Mountain Rock & Mineral Club

Boulder Creek High School (40404 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway)

24-25 March 2018: Janesville, Wisconsin

48th Annual, Rock, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Badger Lapidary & Geological Society

Rock County Fairgrounds, Craig Center Building (1301 Craig Avenue)

24-25 March 2018: Wheaton, Illinois

2018 ESCONI Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Earth Science Club of Northern Illinois

DuPage County Fairgrounds (2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton)

24-25 March 2018: Wysox, Pennsylvania

49th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club

Wysox Fire Hall (111 Lake Road)


6-8 April 2018: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

7-8 April 2018: Orange, Connecticut

45th Annual Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The New Haven Mineral Club

Amity Regional Middle School (100 Ohman Avenue)

7-8 April 2018: Abilene, Texas

Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society

Abilene Civic Center (1100 North 6th Street)

14-15 April 2018: Standish, Maine

35th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Maine Mineralogical & Geological Society

Saint Joseph's College (278 Whites Bridge Road)

14-15 April 2018: Midland Park, New Jersey

29th Annual North Jersey Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Midland Park High School (250 Prospect Street)

21-22 April 2018: Idaho Falls, Idaho

54th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Idaho Falls Gem & Mineral Society

520 Memorial Drive (corner of Memorial Drive & B Street)

27-29 April 2018: Portland, Oregon

61st Annual Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Mt. Hood Rock Club

W.D. Jackson Armory (6255 NE Cornfoot Road, Portland)

28 April 2018: Cornville, Arizona (Sedona Area)

Rocks In The Park II - Rock & Mineral Sale

Organized by: Verde River Rockhounds

Windmill Park (Cornville Road)

28-29 April 2018: Franklin, New Jersey

48th Annual New Jersey Earth Science Association Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: New Jersey Earth Science Association

New location: Littell Community Center (12 Munsonhurst Road)

Indoor / outdoor

28-29 April 2018: Memphis, Tennessee

The Earth Wide Open - 39th Annual Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Memphis Archaeological & Geological Society

Agricenter International Expo Center (7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis)


4-6 May 2018: McPherson, Kansas

26th Annual Sale & Swap

Organized by: McPherson Gem & Mineral Club

4-H Fairgrounds (710 West Woodside)

12 May 2018: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Spring Outdoor Rock Swap & Sale

Organized by: The North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

12 May 2018: Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

Earth Science Show & Sale

Organized by: The Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County

Christ United Methodist Church (501 Wistar Road)

19-20 May 2018: North Olmsted, Ohio (Cleveland area)

50th Annual Rockarama - Jewelry, Gem, Crystal, Fossil & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parma Lapidary Club

Soccer Sportsplex (31515 Lorain Road, North Olmsted)

19-20 May 2018: Bennington, Vermont

4th Annual Southern Vermont Mineral & Gem Show

Organized by: Southwestern Vermont Mineral & Gem Club

Grace Christian School (104 Kocher Drive)


2 June 2018: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

70th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

15-17 June 2018: Marbleton, Wyoming

Wyoming State Mineral & Gem Society Show

Organized by: Sublette County Rockhounds Club

Theme: Petrified Woods of Wyoming

Sublette County Fairgrounds Events Center (10937 Highway 189)

23-24 June 2018: Culver City, California

57th Annual Fiesta of Gems

Organized by: Culver City Rock & Mineral Club

Veterans Memorial Auditorium (4117 Overland Boulevard)


7-8 July 2018: Pinetop, Arizona

21st Annual White Mountain Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: White Mountain Gem & Mineral Club

Hon-Dah Casino & Resort


22-23 September 2018: West Friendship, Maryland

54th Annual Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore

Howard County Fairgrounds (2210 Fairgrounds Road)


20-21 October 2018: Des Moines, Iowa

2018 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Elwell Family Food Center

27-28 October 2018: Bellevue, Washington

Octoberfest of Gems: Annual Bellevue Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Bellevue Rock Club

Vasa Park (3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE)