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Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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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:





APRIL 2024

26-28—WICHITA, KANSAS: Annual show; Wichita Gem & Mineral Society; Cessna Activity Center, 2744 George Washington Blvd, 8318 SE Highway 77; Fri. 9:30-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults-$5; Youth 13-17-$1; Children 12 and under free with an adult; Special Things for Children: Friday, April 26 is Education Day. School children will learn how to identify rocks and minerals. Attractions include Junior Rock Pile, Gem Hunt, Fossil Hunt, Fluorescent Rock Show and Grad Bags. 22 dealers from across the USA will have rocks, gems and jewelry; contact Gene Maggard, (316) 742-3746; Email: GANDPMAGGARD@GMAIL.COM

MAY 2024

3-5—MCPHERSON, KANSAS: Annual show; McPherson Gem and Mineral Club; 4-H Fairgrounds, 710 W. Woodside; Fri. 9:30-5:30, Sat. 9-5:30, Sun. 10:30-3; Free Admission; Saturday Evening Auction @ 7:15; contact Larry Hackney, (475) 283-7780; Email:; Website:

4-5—BOULDER CITY, NEVADA: Show and sale; Southern Nevada Gem & Mineral Society; Boulder City Gym (at Spring Jamboree Festival), 900 Arizona St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free; Join us for displays, special rocks, amazing gemstones, unusual minerals, handmade jewelry, beautiful silver-smithed pieces, home decor, crafts, and more. Plus a special kids section for game playing, learning, and prize-winning. In air-conditioned comfort in the gym at the Spring Jamboree festival. Applications available at our website; contact Orville Weimers, (702) 743-3277; Email:; Website:

4-5—KINGMAN, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mohave County Gemstoners; Mohave County Fairgrounds, 2600 Fairgrounds Blvd; Sat. 9-4, Sun. 9-3; Free parking and admission; Slabs, Cabs, Minerals and Specimens. Silent Auction, Raffles & Door Prizes. KIDS TABLE! Lots of fun for everyone; contact Daina Sandhop, (425) 268-9983; Website:


30-1—POWELL, WYOMING: Annual show; 2024 Wyoming State Rock and Mineral Show and Big Horn Basin Rock and Mineral Show; Park County Fairgrounds, 655 E 5th St; Thu. 10-6, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5; This is a family-friendly event. People of all ages are welcome; The 2024 Wyoming State Rock and Mineral Show will take place in Powell, Wyoming, just 80 miles from the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park. It features many vendors, educational and showcase displays, demonstrations, children's activities and much more. Camping available at the fairgrounds; contact Greg Jones, (281) 224-2694; Email:; Website:

JUNE 2024

1-1—DELTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Delta County Rock Wranglers; Heddles Recreation Center, 531 North Palmer Drive; Sat. 9-5; Free Admission; About thirty vendors and lots of activities for children and adults; contact Harry Masinton, (970) 856-3861; Email:

1-2—PHOENIX, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mineralogical Society of Arizona; Phoenix Shrine Auditorium, 552 N. 40th St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 Cash, $3 Members, Children 12 and under free with paying adult; 35+ Quality Dealers, Demonstrations, Raffles, Competitive Exhibits, Saturday Dinner & Auction, Kids Activities; contact Chris Whitney-Smith; Email:; Website:

7-9—COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO: Annual show; Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society; Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Rd; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5/one day, $8/multiple days, 12 & under FREE; Since 1963, the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society (CSMS) has sponsored the Pikes Peak Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. We expect over 50 vendors, feature exhibits, auctions on-the-half-hour, door prizes, gold panning with the Gold Prospectors of Colorado, and kids activities; contact Lisa Cooper; Email:; Website:

June 14, 15, & 16, 2024 Sublette County Rock Hounds’ 8th Annual Gem & Mineral Show at the Sublette County Fairgrounds, 10937 Hwy 189 Big Piney, Wyoming. Field trips, demonstrators, vendors, exhibits, kids activities, and food concessions on-site. Mr. Bones, the dinosaur puppeteer will be stalking the aisles! There will be vendors with opals, Wyoming jade, jewelry, rough rock, slabs, cabochons, beads, fossils, specimens, jewelry-making supplies, and more! Admission: adults $3.00, children under 12 and seniors 60+ free.

28-30—FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; San Juan County Gem and Mineral Society; San Juan County McGee Park Riding Arena, Bldg. 8, 41 Rd 5568; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $1 adults; kids 12 and under are free; Dealers- Demonstrators-Displays-Silent Auction-Raffle-Black Light Booth, Door Prizes every hour! Kids/Adults - Wheel of Gems-Grab Bags-Sand Dig-Rock Crafts-Displays; contact Jerry Worrell (Show Chair), (505) 360-1903; Email:; Website:

July 2024

August 2024


August 2, 3 and 4, Prescott Gem and Mineral Club 20th Annual Show and Sale.             Over 60 vendors from the Southwest in attendance selling everything from slabs, cabochons, beads, finished jewelry, home accessories, equipment and tools.  Additionally, we have a florescent booth, geode cutting, face painting, gold panning, demonstrations, spinning wheel, and raffle drawings for valuable prizes. Many activities for both the youngsters and the young at heart. Findlay Toyota Center, 3201 N. Main St., Prescott Valley, AZ.



September 2024

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