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: 7 October 2015

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

This Week

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)

10-11 October 2015: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Fall Outdoor Rock & Mineral Swap & Sell

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

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)

17-18 October 2015: South Charleston, West Virginia

42nd annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Kanawha Rock & Gem Club

South Charleston Community Center (601 Jefferson Road)

24 October 2015: Ultraviolation - Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

26th annual fluorescent-only mineral show / swap / sell ("If your rocks don't glow, you're at the wrong show")

Organized by: Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County

First United Methodist Church (840 Trenton Road)

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

24-25 October 2015: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (Akron area)

Fall Gemboree - Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club

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

30 October - 1 November 2015: Glen Rose, Texas (Dallas-Fort Worth Area)

Fossilmania XXXIII

Organized by: Dallas Paleontological Society

Somervell County Expo Center (Highway 67 at Gibbs Boulevard)

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)

31 October - 1 November 2015: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City Mineral & Gem Show

Organized by: Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society

Modern Living Building, Oklahoma State Fairgrounds (3001 General Pershing Boulevard)

31 October - 1 November 2015: Midland, Michigan

22nd Annual Mid Michigan Rock Club Show

Organized by: Mid-Michigan Rock Club

Great Hall Banquet & Convention Center (5121 Bay City Road)

November 2015

7-8 November 2015: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

FM-Pa Symposium & Field Trip

Organized by: Friends of Mineralogy - Pennsylvania Chapter

Theme: Recent Advances in Mineralogy: Pennsylvania and Universal Applications

Location: Franklin & Marshall College (Hackman Physical Sciences Building)

7-8 November 2015: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2015: 46th Annual Gem Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

New location: Hall C, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center (100 Station Avenue)

7-8 November 2015: Orlando, Florida

24th Annual Fossil Fair

Organized by: The Florida Fossil Hunters

Central Florida Fairground (4603 West Colonial Drive, Orlando)

14-15 November 2015: New York, New York

21st Annual Fall New York City Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: New York Mineralogical Club

Holiday Inn Midtown (57th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues), New York City

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)

20-21 February 2016: Mesa, Arizona

50th Annual Spring Jewelry, Gem & Rock Show

Organized by: Apache Junction Rock & Gem Club

Skyline High School (845 South Crismon Road)

5-6 March 2016: Newark, Delaware

53rd Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Delaware Mineralogical Society

Theme: Where in the World?

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

11-13 March 2016: Augusta, Georgia

28th 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)

12-13 March 2016: Clifton, New Jersey

27th Annual North Jersey Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Pope John Paul II Center (775 Valley Road)

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, Pennsylvania

16th Annual Philadelphia Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair

Organized by: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

LuLu Temple (5140 Butler Pike)

14-15 May 2016: Leesport, Pennsylvania

48th Annual World of Gems and Minerals: Gemstone, Jewelry, Bead, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Berks Mineralogical Society

Leesport Farmer's Market (Route 61)

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)

17-19 June 2016: Victor, Colorado

4th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Southern Teller County Focus Group

Downtown Victor

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)