2010 Regional Shows & Swaps

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Here is a list of the known Shows in or near Colorado for 2010. This list will be updated each month.

The Tucson Gem & Mineral Shows
January 23 - February 14th
Many sites around the city
Tucson, AZ
Show Info


Denver Gem & Mineral Guild Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show
February 26-28th
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W. 6th Ave
Golden, CO
Show Info


The International Gem & Jewelry Show
March 5-7th
Fri: 12pm - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Denver Merchandise Mart
(Pavilion Building)
451 East 58th Ave.
Denver, CO 80216
Show Info


Fort Collins Gem & Mineral Show
March 26-28th
Hosted by the
Fort Collins Rockhounds Club
Fri: 4pm - 8pm
Sat: 9am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: Minerals of the Rockies
Lincoln Center
417 W. Magnolia
Ft. Collins, CO
Contact: Show Chairman, Dave Halliburton
Show Info


North Jeffco Gem and Mineral Club's annual Silent Auction
April 9th
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Come see us at our annual Silent Auction!
There will be lots of rocks, minerals, fossils, crafts and more for the bidding.
Public invited!
Buyers and Sellers welcome!
If you need a finished piece of jewelry, rough material to fashion yourself, a specimen for your collection, or an interesting time, this is the place to be!
Arvada Senior Center
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO
Contact: Ron Knoshaug at (303) 423-2923
Show Info


Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Show
Treasures of the Earth

April 9-11th
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: Copper Minerals
New Mexico State Fairgrounds
School Arts/Flower Building
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contact: Paul Hlava at (505) 255-5478
Show Info


Wichita Gem & Mineral Society
April 23-25th
Theme: Tri-State Treasures
Cessna Activity Center
2744 George Washington Blvd.
Wichita, Kansas
Contact: Gene Maggard at (316) 742-3746 or gandpmaggard@wildblue.net
Show Info


Spring Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show
April 23-25th
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Minerals * Fossils * Gems * Beads * Jewelry
Free Admission!!! Free Parking!!!
Holiday Inn - Denver North at (303) 292-9500
Located where I-25 meets I-70
Contact: Martin Zinn Expositions, LLC


Rocky Mountain Bead Society Bead Bazaar
April 24-25th
Sat: 10-6pm
Sun: 10-5pm
Admission: $5 each day
Denver Merchandise Mart (in the Expo Hall)
I-25 and 58th Ave
Denver, CO
Bazaar Info


Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Show
May 8-9th (Mother's Day weekend)
Theme: Arts of Nature
Two Rivers Convention Center (at First and Main Streets)
Grand Junction, CO
Contact: Dave McCollough at (970) 523-5443


Delta County Rock Wranglers Show
June 5
Sat. 9-5pm
Free admission; dealers, exhibits, door prizes, family activities
Heddles Recreation Center
530 Gunnison River Dr.
Delta, CO
Contact: Harry W. Masinton at (970) 856-3861


AFMS/CFMS Show & Convention
June 18-20th
So. CA University of Health Sciences Campus
16200 E. Amber Valley Drive
Whittier, California
Contact: odwarthen@verizon.net or call (626) 330-8974
Show Info


Rock Fair at WMMI
June 26-27th
Hosted by the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society
Sat: 9:00AM 4:00PM
Sun: 9:00AM 3:00PM
Adults: $5.00
Children: $2.00
An outdoor rock and mineral show with the opportunity to enjoy the
exhibits of a mining museum. Vendors selling rocks, minerals, jewelry
and food; presentations; Gold panning and Metal Detecting demonstrations;
rock, mineral and fossil identification; a childrens area and face painting.
Location: Western Museum of Mining and Industry
225 North Gate Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Contact: Ronald Yamiolkoski at (719) 488-5526 or info@csms.us
Show Info


Colorado State Mining Championship and Days of 92 Mining Competition
July 3-4th
Creede, CO
Creede Chamber of Commerce
(719) 658-2374
Toll Free: 800-327-2102
General Area Info


Annual Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show
July 9-11th
Hosted by the Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club
Kids Activities All Weekend!
Demonstrations and Workshops
Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Beading, Raffle & Door Prizes
Educational and Fluorescent Displays
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm
La Plata County Fairgrounds
2500 Main Ave.
Durango, CO
Contact: 970-385-6850 or info@durangorocks.org
Show Info


42nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show
July 16-17th
Hosted by the Lakeland Gem Club, Ltd
Free Admission
Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Beads, Silent Auction,
Kids stuff, Demonstrations, Speakers and Door Prizes
T. Rex skull on loan from the Field Museum in Chicago!
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Lakeland High School
9573 State Hwy 70
Minocqua, Wisconsin


Creede Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show
August 6-8th
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Over 30 dealers will be showing mineral specimens, fossils, jewelry, gold nuggets, beads, tools and artifacts. Educational displays and evening lectures fill the weekend with geological bliss!
Underground Mining Museum
North of downtown Creede, CO
Contact: Rare Things Gallery at (719) 658-2376 or (719) 658-2370


Fairplay Bead & Fiber Show
August 14-15th
Cabs, stone beads and other items!
Hosted by South Park Pottery & Back Room Beads
Fairplay, CO
Contact: Pat Pocius at (719) 836-2698
Show Info


The Lake George Gem and Mineral Show
August 20-22th
Minerals * Fossils * Jewelry * Lapidary
Local Specimens * Field Trips
Free Admission! * Free Parking!
Lake George, CO
(38 miles west of Colorado Springs on US 24)
Contact: John Rakowski - Show Chairman (719) 748-3861
or Rebecca Blair - Dealer Chairwoman (719) 748-3030
Show Info


The Denver Gem & Mineral Show
September 17-19th

Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Theme: "Creede Mining District"
Displays * Dealers * Minerals
* Gems * Jewelry * Fossils

Public Welcome!
Denver Merchandise Mart (in the Expo Hall and Plaza)
I-25 and 58th Ave
Denver, CO
MapQuest Map
Contact: Barb Melby at (303) 233-2516
www.DenverMineralShow.com or info@denvermineralshow.com


Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society Gem & Mineral Show
November ??
Tulsa Event Center
2625 South Memorial Drive
Tulsa, Oklahoma
General Info


Annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium
November 13-14th
Macey Center
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, New Mexico
Contact: Dr. Virgil Lueth at (505) 835-5140 or vwlueth@nmt.edu
Show Info


Flatirons Mineral Club Show
December 10-12th
Dealers selling rocks, jewelry, fossils, minerals, gems and tools.
There will be gold panning, a dig site, grab bags, mini classes and flint knapping!
Held in conjunction with the Boulder Model Railroad Club Annual Show (Dec. 11-12)
Boulder County Fairgrounds
Hover and Nelson Roads, Main Exhibits Building
Longmont, Colorado
Friday 10am 6pm (Admission $3.00 Ages 13 & Up)
Saturday 9am 5pm (Admission $5.00 Ages 13 & Up)
Sunday 10am 5pm (Admission $5.00 Ages 13 & Up)
Ages 12 and under Free with paid Adult admission
Grand Prizes and Door Prizes!
Contact: Gerry Naugle at gnaugle@earthlink.net
Show Info