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: 21 May 2016

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

May 2016

21 May 2016: Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

Earth Science Show & Sale

Organized by: The Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County

First United Methodist Church (840 Trenton Road)

21 May 2016: Towson, Maryland

27th Annual Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Chesapeake Gem and Mineral Society

Ruhl Armory (1035 York Road)

21-22 May 2016: Bennington, Vermont

Annual Southern Vermont Mineral, Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Southwestern Vermont Mineral & Gem Club

Grace Christian School (104 Kocher Drive)

28-29 May 2016: Wheaton, Illinois

40th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show - It's our Ruby Jubilee

Organized by: Chicagoland Gem & Mineral Association

DuPage County Fairgrounds (2015 W. Manchester Road)

28-29 May 2016: Biloxi, Mississippi

37th Annual Harrison County Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Harrison County Gem & Mineral Society

Joppa Shrine Temple (13289 Shriners Boulevard)

June 2016

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)

4-5 June 2016: Monroe, New York

Annual Mineral, Jewelry, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: Orange County Mineral Society

Museum Village (1010 Route 17M, Monroe)

4-5 June 2016: Canandaigua, New York

GemFest 2016 - 23rd Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club

Greater Canandaigua Civic Center (250 N. Bloomfield Road)

11 June 2016: Skokie, Illinois

5th Annual Rock Swap

Organized by: Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society

St. Peter's United Church of Christ (8013 Laramie Avenue)

17-19 June 2016: Victor, Colorado

4th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Southern Teller County Focus Group

Downtown Victor

25-26 June 2016: Culver City, California

55th Annual Fiesta of Gems

Organized by: Culver City Rock & Mineral Club

Featured gemstone: petrified wood

Veterans Memorial Auditorium (4117 Overland Boulevard)

July 2016

9-10 July 2016: Syracuse, New York

GemWorld 2016 - 50th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse

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

9-10 July 2016: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society

Exchange Center at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds (4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa)

16-17 July 2016: Herkimer, New York

Herkimer Diamond Festival & Gem Show

Organized by: Village of Herkimer, Business & Professional Association

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)

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)

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

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)

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)