Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

April 2024

13-13LAKE ELSINORE, CALIFORNIA: Show; Lake Elsinore Gem & Mineral Society; Parking Lot, 32097 Corydon Rd; Sat. 10-4; free; contact John, (909) 208-6956; Email: berylman50@aol.com

13-14MARIPOSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club; Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $3 for adults, kids 14 and under are free, parking is free; A great selection of vendors with all sorts of gems and minerals and related items, a fabulous raffle, silent auction, geode cutting, and, of course, food; contact Meredith Meehan; Email: mgmc@sti.net; Website: mariposagemclub.org

13-14PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society; El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $7 kids free; contact Byron Anderson

19-21SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy directly from wholesalers & importers. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

19-21ANZA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Anza Rockhounds; Overland Field, 56333 CA Hwy-371; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Vendors welcome ; contact Brian Baharie, (951) 240-0555; Email: brianrealestate1@gmail.com; Website: Facebook Anza Rock Gem and Mineral show

20-21THOUSAND OAKS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Conejo Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Borchard Community Park, 190 N Reino Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; FREE for all ages; Event includes: Displays by club members of special collections, silent auction of selected specimens, vendors of jewelry, specimens of rocks, fossils, minerals and gems from around the world, demonstrators of lapidary arts, kids activities with prizes, door prizes, plant sales ; contact Karen Abrahams, (805) 908-1428; Email: karenjabrahams@gmail.com; Website: cgamc.org/home

20-21WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 for 2 days; Children under 12 free; The Crystal Fair includes a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, and jewelry. Whether it’s stone beads from Nepal, amethyst geodes from Madagascar, jade from China, or jewelry from northern California artisans –you’ll find it at the Crystal Fair at below market prices; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

24-28JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Joshua Tree Gem & Mineral Show; Joshua Tree Lake RV & Campground, 2601 Sunfair Rd; Wed. 9-5, Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5; Free parking, free admission; 2024 Spring Show Joshua Tree Gem & Mineral Show. This will be our second show at the new location Joshua Tree RV Lake and campground. This is a beautiful natural location just adding to the great nature of being around many great Gem amd Mineral Vendors of all types; contact Bill Sherwood, (760) 218-6137; Email: socaldesert@yahoo.com

May 2024

3-4YUCAIPA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Yucaipa Valley Gem and Mineral Society; City of Yucaipa Music and Arts Festival, Yucaipa Blvd and Adams St; Fri. 5-10, Sat. 12-9; free; Show will have 15 dealers, kids' activities, geode cracker, club store, and great raffle. The show is held in conjunction with the City of Yucaipa Music and Arts Festival, having other arts & craft vendors, family activities, food, beer, and wine booths, plus name bands at night; contact Lee Peterson, (909) 794-0731; Email: grandpasgems@gmail.com; Website: www.yvgms.org/

3-5SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy directly from wholesalers & importers. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

3-5SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc; Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport, 2726 S. Grand Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Free Parking at Holiday Inn; contact Laura Delano, President; Email: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Website: www.MineralShowsLLD.com

4-5LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antelope Valley Gem and Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 W Ave H; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Lots of vendors, displays and activities for the family. Parking and Admission are free; contact Jamie, (661) 526-3564; Email: Marylandoriole@gmail.com

10-12COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy directly from wholesalers & importers. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

24-26VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: National AFMS Show & Convention; California & American Federations of Mineralogical Societies; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $8 adults; kids 12 & under free with paid adult; National show! 100 exhibits; speakers & programs; on-going lapidary arts, jewelry making & gold panning demos; raffles & silent auctions; 50 dealers; children’s activities & free resources for teachers. Proceeds support scholarships to college students. Sponsored by Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; contact Diane Cook, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.2024cfms-afms.com

June 2024

1-2SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 for two days, Children Under 12 free; You’ll find over 50 vendors from across the country (as well as California artisans), Asia and Europe. Buy minerals, crystals, beads, gems, jewelry — an amazing array of merchandise. The largest rock & gem show in San Francisco; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (414) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

8-9ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club; California Center for the Arts - Conference Center, 340 North Escondido Blvd, PO Box 1583; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5, Kids under 12 free; 9000 square feet of shopping - 40 plus vendors - mineral specimens, faceted precious and semi-precious stones, polished cabochons, faceting and lapidary rough, fossils, and eye-catching handmade and vintage jewelry. Demonstrations of Silver fabrication, cabbing, faceting and more; contact Toni Floyd; Email: PGMCShow@gmail.com; Website: palomargem.org

29-30CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Club; Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club presents its 61st Annual Fiesta of Gems Show; contact Janice Metz, (310) 850-4398; Email: culvercityrocks35@gmail.com; Website: culvercityrocks.org

August 2024

3-5ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society; @the Grounds Roseville, 700 Event Center Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; General Admission $10, 12 and under Free; 62nd annual BIG show in AC event Center! Over 70+ vendors in/out: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Opal, Amethyst, Jewelry, Beads, Gemstones, Meteorites, Gold, Cabochons, Mineral ID, Rock Auctions, Educational Exhibits, Demonstrations, Fun for Kids, Raffle, Discount coupon on website, Parking $10; contact Gloria Marie, (916) 216-1114; Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com; Website: www.rockrollers.com/show.html

24-25ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society; Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 W. Duarte Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission & Parking; Our 64th Annual Gem and Mineral Show with Dealers selling everything rock, gem, geology, lapidary and jewelry-related. Sand Scoop and Wheel of Fortune for the kids, grab bags, silent auction, demonstrations, minerals, gemstones and lapidary exhibits, prize raffle, snack bar; contact Marcia Goetz, (626) 260-7239; Email: marcia.pls.emails@gmail.com; Website: www.pasadenalapidary.org

August 2024-September 2024

31-1HANFORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; WonderVision Wellness; Hanford Civic Center, 400 N Douty St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Community Event, Families, Adults, Seniors, Children; 9th Annual Hanford Gem & Mineral Show. Labor Day Weekend 2024 Diverse and knowledgeable Vendors who provide an educational experience of Gems and Minerals, Fossils. This year we will have amazing local Artists and Healers who share their knowledge with us. Outdoor Food Trucks and Music; contact Michelle Rowsey, (559) 509-9484; Email: wondervisionwellness@gmail.com; Website: wondervisionwellness.com

October 2024

12-13REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society and the Sequoia Gem and Mineral Society; Community Activities Building, 1400 Rosevelt Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5, children under 12 Free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Demonstrations, Kids Activities; contact Cliff Imprescia; Email: cci@pacbell.net

12-13REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society and Peninsula Gem and Geology Society; Redwood City Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 and kids under 12 are free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Crystals, Beads, Gems and Jewelry, Educational Demonstrations and Free Rocks for Kids; contact Cathy Phalan, (650) 743-7447; Email: catphalen@comcast.net; Website: sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org. OR Pggs.org

October 2024-November 2024

31-3SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; JOGS Sand Diego Gem & Jewelry Show; San Diego Convention Center, 111 Harbor Dr; daily 10-5, Sun. 9-3; Registered Buyers: FREE - General Admission - $20 - Proof of Military: FREE - Children: No Children under 14 will be admitted; JOGS San Diego Gem & Jewelry Trade Show is the leading West Coast gem and jewelry trade event perfectly timed for buyers looking to restock for the busy holiday season; contact Yelena Masenko, (213) 629-3030; Email: advertising@jogsshow.com; Website: https://jogsshow.com/

November 2024

2-3SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Diego Mineral & Gem Society; Liberty Station Conference Center, 2600 Laning Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission and Free Parking; We have 20 plus dealers with unique mineral specimens, quality gems (rough, cut, loose, and set in fine silver or gold), and fossils from around the world. There's a kid's zone, showcase displays and demonstrations as well as FREE gem and mineral ID (limit 10 minerals). Only Service Animals Allowed; contact LuAnn H Benton, (858) 945-4762; Email: luannz@att.net

23-24LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission and Parking; Gems, Minerals, Fossils, jewelry, Beads and craft vendors. Huge raffle. Kids activities, fun for the whole family; contact Cheryl Boney, (619) 277-4981; Email: cherylboney@yahoo.com; Website: ECVGMS.ORG

December 2024

7-8BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem and Mineral Society; Cora Harper Community and Fitness Center, 841 Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Free parking; contact Judith Livingston, (760) 617-5300; Email: j.livingston1950@yahoo.com; Website: mdgms.net