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: 24 August 2016

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

September 2016

10 September 2016: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Fall Outdoor Rock & Mineral Swap & Sell

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

10-11 September 2016: New Milford, Connecticut

Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by the Danbury Mineralogical Society

New Milford High School (388 Danbury Road)

16-18 September 2016: Denver, Colorado

49th Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Greater Denver Area Gem & Mineral Council

Theme: African Minerals

Denver Mart Expo Hall (451 East 58th Avenue: I-25 at Exit 215)

17-18 September 2016: Mays Landing, New Jersey

Annual Fall Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Cape-Atlantic Rockhounds

2641 Cologne Avenue, Mays Landing

17-18 September 2016: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club

Zembo Shrine Center (2801 North 3rd Street)

17-18 September 2016: Poughkeepsie, New York

47th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

Gold's Gym & Family Sports Complex (258 Titusville Road)

Theme: The World of Agates and Jaspers

23-25 September 2016: Jacksonville, Florida

28th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Rd. S.)

24-25 September 2016: Franklin, New Jersey

60th Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

Franklin Borough School  (50 Washington Avenue, Franklin)

Indoor / outdoor

30 September - 2 October 2016: Dallas, North Carolina

38th Annual Gaston Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Gaston Gem, Mineral & Faceters Club

Gaston County Park (1303 Dallas Cherryville Highway)

October 2016

1 October 2016: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

67th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

7-8 October 2016: Huntsville, Alabama

48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society

Jaycee Community Center (2180 Airport Road)

7-9 October 2016: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

7-9 October 2016: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

36th Annual Portland Regional Rock and Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

Washington County Fair Complex (873 NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro)

15-16 October 2016: Chicago Heights, Illinois

47th Annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: South Suburban Earth Science Club

Prairie State College (202 South Halsted Street)

15-16 October 2016: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

57th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street)

15-16 October 2016: Bristol, Connecticut

44th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Bristol Gem & Mineral Club

Beals Community Center (240 Stafford Avenue)

21-23 October 2016: Mason, Michigan

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary & Gem Show

Organized by: Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society

Ingham County Fairgrounds (700 East Ash Street)

22-23 October 2016: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (Akron area)

Semi Annual Gemboree - Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club

Emidio & Sons Expo Center (48 East Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls)

November 2016

5-6 November 2016: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2016: 47th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D (100 Station Avenue, Oaks)

Theme: Down Under

12-13 November 2016: New York, New York

22nd Annual Fall New York City Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show

Hosted by: New York Mineralogical Club

Holiday Inn Midtown (440 West 57th Street, New York City)

18-20 November 2016: Columbia, South Carolina

49th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

18-20 November 2016: Crestwood, Kentucky (Louisville area)

44th Annual Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: KYANA Geological Society

Camp Crestwood (7206 Clore Lane, Crestwood)

19-20 November 2016: West Palm Beach, Florida

50th Annual Gem, Mineral, Bead, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

19-20 November 2016: Fairfax, Virginia

25th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club and the George Mason University Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences

The HUB Ballroom - George Mason University (4400 University Drive)

December 2016

10-11 December 2016: Franklin, Tennessee

36th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)


17-19 February 2017: GeoFest - Indianapolis, Indiana

15th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Indiana State Museum

Indiana State Museum (650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis)

17-19 February 2017: 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)

4-5 March 2017: Wilmington, Delaware

54th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Delaware Mineralogical Society

Theme: Quartz, Of Course!

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

17-19 March 2017: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 55th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: We Will Rock You

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

18-19 March 2017: Gaithersburg, Maryland

53rd Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

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

Montgomery County Fairgrounds (16 Chestnut Street)

1-2 April 2017: Orange, Connecticut

44th Annual Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The New Haven Mineral Club

Amity Regional Middle School (100 Ohman Avenue)

2-4 June 2017: Wauseon, Ohio (Toledo area)

56th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Bead, Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: State Line Gem & Mineral Society

Fulton County Fairgrounds - Junior Fair Building (8514 State Highway 108, Wauseon)

3 June 2017: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

68th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

7 October 2017: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

69th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)