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Want to see the list of shows outside the Rocky Mountain Federation? Visit the Rock and Gem Magazine’s Show page and select the state you are interested in:




MARCH 2023

4-5—MESA, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Apache Junction Rock & Gem Club; Mesa Community College, 1401 S Dobson Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $3, children 18 and under free; Over 100 vendors of rocks, gems, minerals, and other vendors connected with this great hobby. Educational value for children. Dog-friendly event. Food vendors. Come find some great deals and meet some cool people who love rocks; contact Linda Huss, Secretary, (480) 319-1960; Email:; Website:

11-12- ANTHEM, AZ: Daisy Mountain Gem and Mineral Show: Anthem School, 41020 N. Freedom Way, Anthem, AZ

17-19—SPANISH FORK, UTAH: Annual show; Timpanogos Gem and Mineral Society; Spanish Fork Fair Grounds, 475 South Main Street; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; free; Faceting, amethyst, minerals, jewelry, wire wrapping, knapping, rough rocks, petrified wood, opals, fossils, gems, rock sales, educational books, lapidary equipment & supplies, junior club booth, touch table, grab bags, wheel of fortune, door prizes every half hour to one hour, black light display; contact Jerry Davis, (801) 830-92; Email:; Website:

18-19—MISSOULA, MONTANA: 28th Annual Hellgate Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Lapidary Sale; Hellgate Mineral Society; Hilton Garden Inn, 3700 North Reserve St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $3, children 14 and under free with adult admission; Vendors selling all aspects of the lapidary trade. Demonstrating cab making, faceting, wire wrapping & flint knapping. One table especially for the kids, where they dig through the gravel and pick out gemstones. We also have a club table, selling grab bags, a florescent mineral tent, and cases; contact Neil Maier or Lora Hall; Email:; Website:

25-26—TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Sierra County Rock and Gem Society; Sierra County Fair Barn, S Broadway St @ Hyde; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Rough & Finished Rock, Slabs, Cabs, Beads, Jewelry, Petrified Wood, Fossils. Field Trips, Presentations, Demos. Gold and Sapphire Panning. Wheel of Fortune. Family Friendly. Door Prizes; contact Dan Lorimier, (575) 740-2927; Email:; Website:

APRIL 2023

 1-2—SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Northwest Arkansas Gem & Mineral Society; Siloam Springs Community Building, 110 N. Mt. Olive Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults, $3. Children under 10, free; Arkansas Rocks! is our theme, with rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry galore. Kids Corner area features children's activities. Educational displays featuring club members findings. Lapidary Demonstrations to show how rocks are cut and polished. Silent auction and door prizes all day; contact DeLane Cox, (479) 254-0894; Email:


 1-2—LINCOLN, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club, Inc; Lancaster Event Center (Lincoln Room), 84th Street and Havelock; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; $6 per adult or $11 2-day pass Children under 11 and with paid adult - FREE; Youth booth, dealers, exhibits, demonstrations, fluorescent display, and a FREE Nebraska Gem Dig. Over 4,000 free parking spaces. Bring the postcard or advertisement or canned food for the Food Bank of Lincoln and receive $1 off admission; contact James Marburger, (402) 430-6703; Email:; Website:

7-9—OGDEN, UTAH: 70th Gemstone Junction Rock and Gem Show; Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society; Golden Spike Event Center, Weber County Fairgrounds, 1000 N 1200 W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; (Donation) Adults $5; Students 12 – 18 $3; Children under 12 free with an adult; EXPLORE: Wheel of Fortune, gem search, touch & See area with rock specimens, visit dinosaur park fossil experts, buy a grab bag, watch lapidary demonstrations, see Mr. Bones walking dinosaur puppets VISIT: OVER 25 DEALERS selling Fossils, Rocks, Minerals, Gold, Jewelry, Beads, Gemstones, Supplies; contact Margie Miller, (385) 205-9187; Website:

14-16—SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; Wasatch Gem Society; Bastian Agricultural Center, 2100 West 11400 South; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $2 adults, kids 12 and under free; Door Prizes, Wheel of Fortune, Kids Table, Show and Tell, Demonstrations, Show Case Displays, Crystals, Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Wood, Gemstones, Jewelry, Dino Bone and more; contact Roberta Chase, (801) 541-7569; Email:

MAY 2023

6-7—BOULDER CITY, NV, NEVADA: Annual show; Southern Nevada Gems and Mineral Society; Bicentennial Park Gym, 900 Arizona Street, Boulder, NV; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free; contact Amber Palecek; Email:; Website:

6-7—KINGMAN, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mohave County Gemstoners; Mohave County Fairgrounds, 2600 Fairgrounds Blvd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free to All; Rock & Gem and Mineral Show, Indoors, Lots of Free Parking, Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Treasure Box Raffle; contact Daina Sandhop, (425) 268-9983; Email:

13-14—BOZEMAN, MONTANA: Annual Gem, Jewelry, Fossil, and Bead Show – Mother’s Day Weekend; Bozeman Gem and Mineral Club; Gallatin County Fairgrounds, 901 North Black; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 Children under 12 free with adult admission; Gem and Mineral Display Cases featuring Best of Montana and World Wide Specimens; Spectacular Raffle Item; Silent Auctions; 18 Vendors; Garnet Sorting; Club Rocks; contact Linda Johnson, (406) 580-3419; Email:

20-21—BUTTE, MONTANA: Annual show; Butte Mineral and Gem Club; Butte Civic Center Main Arena, 1340 Harrison Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $3 Children under 12 free if accompanied by an adult; 38 displays, 18 dealers, a silent auction, and kid’s area; contact Pete Knudsen, (406) 490-5828; Email:

JUNE 2023

3-3—DELTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Delta County Rock Wranglers; Heddles Recreation Center, 531 North Palmer Street; Sat. 9-5; Free Admission; Indoor shows with thirty vendors, Silent Action, Rock Bags for sale for children, and specific activities for children; contact Harry Masinton, (970) 856-3861; Email:

30-2—FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; San Juan County Gem & Mineral Society; McGee Park Riding Arena, 41 County Road 5568, P.O. Box 1482; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Please contact club for admission prices; Free door prizes hourly and silent auction, raffle prizes and dealers for all over the Southwest. Demonstrations and a geologist to identify your mystery rocks; contact Jerry Worrell, (505) 360-1903; Email:

JULY 2023

 14-16—SHOW LOW, ARIZONA: Annual show; White Mountain Gem and Mineral Club; Show Low Elks Lodge, 805 East Whipple; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, Kids with an adult free; contact C E Hickman; Email:; Website:

14-16—CASPER, WYOMING: Annual show; Natrona County Rockhounds Club; Ramkota Hotel, 800 N. Poplar; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; $3, under age 12 free; Raffles, door prizes, silent auction, cabbing demonstration by Lapidary Gary, vendors; contact Mac Goss, (307) 439-9873; Email:

22-23- Rapid City, South Dakota: 40th Annual Western Dakota Gem and Mineral Society, Gem and Mineral Show. Central States Fair Ground. Rapid City, SD. Vendors Kids Area Door Prizes Silent Auctions Club Cases Fluorescent Display.

29-29—CANTON, SOUTH DAKOTA: Annual show; Sioux Empire Gem and Mineral Society; Bethany Reformed Church, 702 W 7th St; Sat. 10-5; Adults $2 Children 12 and under Free; contact Harlan Hoogeterp, (605) 987-2446; Email:


3-6—BILLINGS, MONTANA: 2023 American Federation & Northwest Federation Gem & Mineral Show; Billings Gem and Mineral Club; Billings Hotel and Convention Center, 1223 Mullowney Ln; Thu. 10-5, Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5 per day or $15 for 4-day pass (cash only) Children Under 12 free with paid adult; Don’t miss this special regional and national show! Featuring vendors and exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, agates, jewelry, and more. Raffles, silent auctions, and lots of fun events for kids! Fun for the whole family includes field trips, banquet, special programs, special exhibits; contact Doug True, (406) 200-8778; Email:; Website:

10-13—BUENA VISTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Buena Vista Contin-Tail Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show; Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds, Gregg Dr; Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-6; Free Admission, Free Parking; Visit Colorado’s largest outdoor gem mineral and fossil show, The Contin-Tail, sets up on the Continental Divide in beautiful Buena Vista, CO. Annually 100 vendors of gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and more set up in the beautiful valley of Buena Vista Colorado. Social Media @bvrockshow; contact Rachel Ford; Email:; Website:

18-20—LAKE GEORGE, COLORADO: Annual show; Lake George Gem & Mineral Club; Outdoor Show, Hwy 24 (East of Post Office) (4 mi. W of Florrissant); Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; FREE Admission & Parking; 30+ vendors with local specimens, rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, beads, jewelry, lapidary & more!; contact Carol Kinate, (719) 648-9015; Email:; Website:


15-17 - Cedar City, Utah, Annual Cedar City Gem and Mineral Show and will take place September 15-17, 2023.  

Come join us for the 4th annual Rock, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show held at the Diamond Z Arena (Cross Hollow Event Center) on September 15 - 17th, 2023.  

There will be several displays with different types of rocks, minerals, specimens and educational materials. Many vendors will be displaying their wares, products, and interesting demonstrations. Lapidary equipment, jewelry, books, mineral specimens and much more will be offered. And we hope to have our Fluorescent Rock Display ready to share. Show Contact:




6-8—ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; 70 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, findings, cabochons, bead, fossils, petrified wood; contact Jay Penn, (505) 883-4195; Email:; Website:



6-8—BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Annual show; West Valley Rock & Mineral Club; Buckeye Arena, 802 N 1st Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; Adults $3 kids under 13 free; Rocks, gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads, slabs, cabs, gold panning, scavenger hunt and rock painting; contact Lara Serbin, (602) 405-2926; Email:; Website:

14-15—SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; Sierra Vista Mall, 2200 El Mercado Loop; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission & Parking; 49th annual show. Handicapped accessible. Multiple vendors, inside and outside. Jewelry, mineral specimens, rock art, kid's activities. Small show, but well worth the visit; contact Maudie E. Bailey, (520) 249-1541; Email:; Website:

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