A calendar of mineral shows

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

Mineral show calendar last updated: 22 April 2014

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

30 January - 16 February 2014: Tucson 22nd Street Show - Tucson, Arizona

Minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, meteorites, gems, and jewelry

60,000 square feet of exhibitor space; 180 dealers

Corner of I-10 & 22nd Street

14-16 February 2014: Kirkwood, Missouri

Annual Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Cabin Fever Productions

Kirkwood Community Center (111 South Geyer Road)

15-16 February 2014: Albany, New York

21st Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale

Organized by: Capital District Mineral Club and the New York State Academy of Mineralogy

New York State Museum (Empire State Plaza on Madison Avenue)

21-23 February 2014: GeoFest - Indianapolis, Indiana

12th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Indiana State Museum

Indiana State Museum (650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis)

22 February 2014: Lakeland, Florida

Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Imperial Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society

First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland (175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive)

22-23 February 2014: Mesa, Arizona

48th Annual Jewelry, Gem & Rock Show

Organized by: Apache Junction Rock & Gem Club

Skyline High School (845 South Crismon Road)

1-2 March 2014: Newark, Delaware

51st Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Delaware Mineralogical Society

Delaware Technical & Community College (400 Stanton-Christiana Road)

Theme: Associated Minerals and Mineral Pairs

7-9 March 2014: Kansas City, Missouri

53rd Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Association of Earth Science Clubs of Greater Kansas City

KCI Expo Center (11730 NW Ambassador Drive)

8 March 2014: Upper Marlboro, Maryland

24th Annual Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show

Organized by: Southern Maryland Rock and Mineral Club

Show Place Arena (14900 Pennsylvania Avenue)

8-9 March 2014: Clifton, New Jersey

25th Annual North Jersey Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Pope John Paul II Center (775 Valley Road)

14-16 March 2014: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 52nd Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

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

14-16 March 2014: Rome, Georgia

35th Annual Valley and Ridge Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Rome Georgia Mineral Society

The Forum (2 Government Plaza)

15-16 March 2014: Gaithersburg, Maryland

50th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

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

Montgomery County Fairgrounds (16 Chestnut Street)

15-16 March 2014: Wheaton, Illinois

2014 ESCONI Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Earth Science Club of Northern Illinois

Dupage County Fairgrounds (2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton)

22-23 March 2014: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

36th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin County Rock & Mineral Club

Hamilton Heights Elementary School (1589 Johnson Road)

22-23 March 2014: Sayre, Pennsylvania

45th Annual Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club

Athens Township Volunteer Fire Hall (211 Herrick Avenue)

22-23 March 2014: Hamburg, New York

46th Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show

Organized by: Buffalo Geological Society

Show theme: Lapidary: The Magic of Cut Stones

Erie County Fairgrounds (Marketplace and Grange Buildings)

22-23 March 2014: Des Plaines, Illinois (Chicago area)

49th Annual Jewelry, Gem, Fossil, Mineral and Lapidary Arts Show

Organized by: Des Plaines Valley Geological Society

Des Plaines Park District Leisure Center (2222 Birch Street)

29-30 March 2014: Plymouth Meeting, PA

Philadelphia Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair

Organized by: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

LuLu Temple (5140 Butler Pike)

29-30 March 2014: Northampton, Massachusetts

Western Mass Mineral Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Connecticut Valley Mineral Club

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center (1 Atwood Drive, Northampton)

29-30 March 2014: Hellertown, Pennsylvania

44th Annual Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Saucon Valley Lions Club

Saucon Valley High School

4-6 April 2014: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

5 April 2014: Portland, Oregon

38th Annual Gemstone and Jewelry Auction

Organized by: Columbia-Willamette Faceter's Guild

Multnomah Arts Center (7688 SW Capitol Highway)

5-6 April 2014: Orange, Connecticut

41st Annual Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The New Haven Mineral Club

Amity Regional Middle School (100 Ohman Avenue)

5-6 April 2014: Johnson City, New York

45th NYST Geology Club Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: New York Southern Tier Geology Club

Johnson City Senior Center (30 Brocton Avenue)

5-6 April 2014: Columbus, Ohio

40th Annual Central Ohio Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbus Rock & Mineral Society and the Licking County Rock & Mineral Society

New location: Northland Performing Arts Center (4411 Tamarack Boulevard)

Theme: Diggin' Ohio

5-6 April 2014: Dothan, Alabama

7th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Dothan Gem & Mineral Club

New location: Houston County Farm Center (1701 East Cottonwood Road, Dothan)

11-13 April 2014: NY / NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show - Edison, New Jersey

2014 NY / NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show

350 to 400 exhibitor booths with minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, meteorites, gems, jewelry, gold, silver, turquoise

Special exhibit: The Best of the Best of the Northeast

New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center (97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison)

11-13 April 2014: Portland, Oregon

57th Annual Rock and Gem Show

Organized by: Mt. Hood Rock Club

Kliever Memorial Armory (10000 NE 33rd Drive)

12-13 April 2014: Abilene, Texas

Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society

Abilene Civic Center (1100 North 6th Street)

18-19 April 2014: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

North Museum Rock, Mineral, and Fossil Show

Organized by: North Museum of Natural History and Science

Farm and Home Center (1383 Arcadia Road)

Upcoming Shows

24-27 April 2014: Rochester, New York

41st Rochester Mineralogical Symposium

Organized by: Rochester Academy of Science, Mineral Section

Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport (175 Jefferson Road)

26 April 2014: Sterling Hill Super Dig - Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Sterling Hill Super Dig 2014

Organized by: Sterling Hill Mining Museum and Delaware Valley Earth Science Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

26-27 April 2014: Franklin, New Jersey

42nd Annual New Jersey Earth Science Association Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the New Jersey Earth Science Association and Sterling Hill Mining Museum

Franklin Borough School  (50 Washington Avenue, Franklin)

Indoor / outdoor

26-27 April 2014: West Mifflin, Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh area)

Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: The Monongahela Rockhounds

Skyview Hall, West Mifflin Volunteer Fire Company #4 (660 Noble Drive)

3-4 May 2014: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Treasures of the Earth: 11th Annual Show and Sale

Organized by: The Mineralogical Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Oblates of St. Joseph (1880 Highway 315)

3-4 May 2014: Topsfield, Massachusetts

51st Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: North Shore Rock & Mineral Club

Topsfield Fairgrounds (Route 1 North)

3-4 May 2014: Geofair 2014 - Cincinnati, Ohio

49th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show of Greater Cincinnati

Organized by: Cincinnati Mineral Society and Dry Dredgers

Cincinnati Gardens (2250 East Seymour Avenue)

Theme: Fossils and Minerals from Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana

17-18 May 2014: Leesport, Pennsylvania

46th Annual World of Gems and Minerals: Gemstone, Jewelry, Bead, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Berks Mineralogical Society

Leesport Farmer's Market (Route 61)

24-25 May 2014: Wheaton, Illinois

38th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show – Retail and Wholesale

Organized by: Chicagoland Gem & Mineral Association

DuPage County Fairgrounds (2015 W. Manchester Road)

31 May - 1 June 2014: Riverdale, New Jersey

Annual Spring Outdoor Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show & Swap

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

The Glenburn Estate (211 Hamburg Turnpike)

7 June 2014: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

62nd semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor

14 June 2014: Skokie, Illinois

3rd Annual Rock Swap

Organized by: Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society

St. Peter's United Church of Christ (8013 Laramie Avenue, across the street from the public library on Oakton)

12-13 July 2014: Syracuse, New York

48th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse

SRC Arena and Event Center at Onondaga Community College (4585 West Seneca Turnpike)

Theme: Minerals & Fossils of the Lockport Formation

12-13 July 2014: Casper, Wyoming

Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Natrona County Rockhounds and Wyoming State Mineral and Gem Society

Parkway Plaza (123 West E Street)

26-27 July 2014: Mattituck, Long Island, New York

34th Annual Mineral, Gem, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Long Island Mineral and Geology Society

Mattituck High School (15125 Main Road)

16 August 2014: Shelton, Washington

5th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap Meet

Organized by: Shelton Rock and Mineral Society

Shelton Soccer Park (2102 E. Johns Prairie Road)

central penn

6-14 September 2014: Denver Coliseum Gem Show - Denver, Colorado

2014 Denver Coliseum Gem Show

Minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, meteorites, gems, jewelry, gold, silver, turquoise and more

Denver Coliseum (4600 Humboldt Street)

20-21 September 2014: Poughkeepsie, New York

45th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

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

27-28 September 2014: Franklin, New Jersey

58th 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

4 October 2014: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

63rd semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor

10-12 October 2014: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

34th Annual Portland Regional Rock and Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

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

10-12 October 2014: Warren, Michigan (Detroit area)

70th Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Organized by: Michigan Mineralogical Society

Macomb Community College Expo Center, South Campus (12 Mile Road & Hayes Road)

24-26 October 2014: Glen Rose, Texas (Dallas-Fort Worth Area)

Fossilmania XXXII

Organized by: Dallas Paleontological Society

Somervell County Expo Center (Highway 67 at Gibbs Boulevard)

25-26 October 2014: Rochester, New York

42nd Annual Rochester Gem, Mineral, Jewlery & Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Rochester Lapidary Society

The Main Street Armory (900 East Main Street, Rochester)

1-2 November 2014: Gemarama - Exton, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2014: 45th Annual Gem Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

CFS, The School at Church Farm  (north side of Business Route 30, half-mile west of Frazer)

13-14 December 2014: Franklin, Tennessee

34th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County AgExpoPark (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)