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: 3 August 2015

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

This Week

25 July - 2 August 2015: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

31st Annual Grassy Creek Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parkway Fire and Rescue Department

Parkway Fire and Rescue (12966 Highway 226 South)

30 July - 2 August 2015: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

North Carolina Mineral, Gem & Jewelry Festival

Organized by: Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce

Spruce Pine Commons Shopping Center (12121 Highway 226 South)

August 2015

14-15 August 2015: Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Annual Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tahlequah Rock & Mineral Society

Tahlequah Community Building (300 W. First Street)

15 August 2015: Shelton, Washington

6th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap

Organized by: Shelton Rock and Mineral Society

Shelton Soccer Park (2102 Johns Prairie Road, Shelton)

21-23 August 2015: South Bend, Indiana

52nd Annual Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show and Sale

Organized by: Michiana Gem and Mineral Society

St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds - Esther Singer Building (5177 South Ironwood Road)

22-23 August 2015: Madrid, New York

51st Annual Show

Organized by: St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Madrid Community Center (1835 State Highway 345)

September 2015

5-6 September 2015: Augusta, Maine

26th Annual Rockhounders Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: The Kennebec Rocks & Minerals Club

National Guard Armory (Western Avenue, Augusta)

11-13 September 2015: Orlando, Florida

Annual Fall Gem, Mineral & Bead Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

19-20 September 2015: Mays Landing, New Jersey

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

Organized by: Cape-Atlantic Rockhounds

2641 Cologne Avenue, Mays Landing

19-20 September 2015: Poughkeepsie, New York

46th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

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

Theme: Herkimers - New York's Diamonds

26-27 September 2015: Franklin, New Jersey

59th 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

October 2015

2-4 October 2015: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque Fall Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Creative Arts Center at NM State Fairgrounds (300 San Pedro NE)

2-4 October 2015: Clarkdale, Arizona

40th Annual Verde Valley Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Mingus Gem & Mineral Club

Elks Club Lodge (100 South Broadway, Clarkdale)

3 October 2015: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

65th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

9-11 October 2015: Warren, Michigan (Detroit area)

71st Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Organized by: Michigan Mineralogical Society

Theme: A Rainbow of Crystals

Macomb Community College Expo Center, South Campus (14500 East 12 Mile Road)

9-11 October 2015: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

35th Annual Portland Regional Rock and Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

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

9-11 October 2015: Kelso, Washington

Mineral Symposium and Show

Organized by: Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Friends of Mineralogy and the Fluorescent Mineral Society

Theme: Northeast US Minerals and Fluorescent Minerals

Red Lion Hotel (510 Kelso Drive)

9-11 October 2015: Huntsville, Alabama

47th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society

New location: Jaycee Community Building (2180 Airport Road)

17-18 October 2015: Chicago Heights, Illinois

46th Annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: South Suburban Earth Science Club and Prairie State College

Prairie State College (202 South Halsted Street)

17-18 October 2015: Bristol, Connecticut

43rd Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Bristol Gem and Mineral Club

Beals Community Center (240 Stafford Avenue)

24-25 October 2015: Honolulu, Hawaii

2015 Annual Hawaii Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: Rock & Mineral Society of Hawaii

Outrigger on the Beach Hotel, Waikiki, Leahi Room, Upper Lobby

31 October - 1 November 2015: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

56th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Center (2301 W. Oak Avenue)

November 2015

20-22 November 2015: Columbia, South Carolina

48th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

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

21-22 November 2015: Fairfax, Virginia

24th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

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

27-29 November 2015: Mobile, Alabama

21st Annual Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Mobile Rock & Gem Society

Abba Shrine Center (7701 Hitt Road, Mobile)

December 2015

4-6 December 2015: Marietta, Georgia

30th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Cobb County Gem & Mineral Society

New location: Jim Miller Park (2245 Callaway Road)

12-13 December 2015: Franklin, Tennessee

35th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County AgExpoPark (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)


19-21 February 2016: GeoFest - Indianapolis, Indiana

14th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Indiana State Museum

Indiana State Museum (650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis)

18-20 March 2016: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 54th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: May the Quartz Be With You

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

2-3 April 2016: Plymouth Meeting, PA

16th Annual Philadelphia Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair

Organized by: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

LuLu Temple (5140 Butler Pike)

4 June 2016: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

66th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)