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: 18 July 2016

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

July 2016

30-31 July 2016: Cutchogue, Long Island, New York

26th Annual Mineral, Gem, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Long Island Mineral and Geology Society

Cutchogue East Elementary School (34900 Main Road)

31 July - 7 August 2016: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

32nd Annual Grassy Creek Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parkway Fire and Rescue Department

Parkway Fire and Rescue (12966 Highway 226 South)

August 2016

19-21 August 2016: Lake George, Colorado

17th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Lake George Gem & Mineral Club

Field next to Lake George Post Office (37380 US Highway 24)

20 August 2016: Shelton, Washington

7th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap

Organized by: Shelton Rock and Mineral Society

Mason County Recreation Area (2100 E Johns Prairie Road)

September 2016

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)