Upcoming Rock and Gem Shows

Check their websites for restrictions, changes or cancellations

March 2-3, 2024
Kawartha Rock & Fossil Club Annual Show

Location: Healthy Planet Arena (previous Evinrude Centre),
911 Monaghan Rd., Peterborough ON, K9J 5K5
Times: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Adults $5.00, Children under 12: Free
Website: http://kawartharockandfossilclub.com/?page_id=25

Mar 8-10, 2024
The Gem Expo

Location: Hyatt Regency Toronto on King. 370 King St. West, Toronto ON, M5V 1J9
Times: Friday 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM, Saturday 10:0 AM – 6:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Weekend Pass $20, Adult $10, Student or Senior $5. Kids 12 and under free
Website: https://thegemexpo.com/

Mar 24, 2024
NPGS Mini Rock & Mineral Show 
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 138 Merritton. 2 Chestnut St E. St. Catherines ON,  L2T 1G5
Times: 10am-5pm
Cost: $2. Children under 12: FREE.
Website:
 
Apr 6, 2024
Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club Spring Auction

Location: Knox United Church Hall. 2569 Midland Ave, Toronto ON, M1S 1R3
Times: Saturday 12 PM. Bidding starts at 1 PM. Cost: Free
Website:
Facebook: Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club

April 6-7, 2024
Paris Gem and Mineral  Show

Host: The Brantford Lapidary and Mineral Society

Location: Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St.,  Paris ON,  N3L 1V5
Times: 10am-5pm
Cost: $7. Kids 12 and under: FREE.
Website:thebrantfordlapandmin.com                                         Facebook: www.facebook.com/theparisgemandmineralshow

May 9-12, 2024
Ottawa Spring Rock N’ Gem Show

Location: Ey Centre, 4899 Uplands Dr., Ottawa ON, K1V 2N6
Times: Thursday-Saturday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $2   Family $5.   Kids 5 and under: Free
Website:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ottawa-rock-n-gem-show-tickets-620207937637

May TBD, 2024
Kitchener Waterloo Gem & Mineral Club Annual Show

Location: Kitchener Auditorium, 400 East Ave., Kitchener ON  N2H 1Z8
Times: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Website: https://kwgmc.com/our-club-show

May 25-26. 2024
9th Annual Norwood Rock Swap

Location: The Coliseum, Norwood Fairgrounds. 56 Alma St., Norwood ON
Times: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Website: http://kawartharockandfossilclub.com/?page_id=748

May (TBD), 2024
Toronto Gem & Mineral Show

Location: Civitan Arena, 1030 Don Mills Rd, North York  ON  M3C
Times: TBD
Cost: TBD
Website: TBD

July (TBD), 2024
Sudbury Gem & Mineral Show

Location: Carmichael Arena, Bancroft Dr., Sudbury ON
Times: Friday 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Adults $6.00, Seniors (60+) $4.00, Children 6-12 $1.00
Website: TBD


July (TBD), 2024
The Gem Expo

Location: Hyatt Regency Toronto on King. 370 King St West., Toronto ON, M5V 1J9
Times: TBD
Cost: TBD
Website: https://xpopress.com/show/profile/1273/gem-expo-the-july


July or Aug (TBD), 2024
Bancroft Club Gem & Mineral Show

Location: The Fish & Game Club, 27602 Hwy 62, Bancroft ON, K0L 1C0
Times: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Website or Facebook: TBD


Aug (TBD), 2024
Bancroft Annual Rockhound Gemboree

Location: North Hastings Community Centre, 103 Newkirk Blvd., and the Bancroft Curling Club, 63 Newkirk Blvd., Bancroft ON
Times: Thurs-Sat 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: TBD
Website: TBD


September (TBD), 2024
Ottawa Lapsmith & Mineral Club

Location: Ottawa Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Ave., Nepean ON, K2G 1W2
Times: TBD
Cost: TBD
Website: TBD


Sept 14-15, 2024
Wonders Of The Earth Show

Location: Don Montgomery Community Centre, 2467 Eglington Ave East, Scarborough, Toronto ON, M1K 2R1
Times: Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Sunday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Adults $5.00, Children $1.00
Website:  Wonders of the Earth
Facebook: Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club

Sept (TBD), 2024
Ancaster Gem, Mineral, Bead & Jewellery Show
Location: Ancaster Fairgrounds, 630 Trinity Road, Ancaster ON, L0R 1R0
Times: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $8/day, or 2-day pass for $14, Under age 12: Free
Website: https://www.ancastergemshow.com/

October 25-27, 2024
Gem Storm
Location: St. Lawrence College. Event Center. 100 Portsmouth Ave, Kingston, ON, K7L 5A6
Times: Friday 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Adult $5. Kids 12 and under: Free Website: https://www.mineralclub.ca/events.html

Oct (TBD), 2024
University of Waterloo Gem & Mineral Show
Location: Earth Sciences Museum, EIT – Centre for Environmental & Information Technology, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo ON, N2L 3G1
Times: Fri 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Free  (PAY parking is available for $5.00)
Website:https://uwaterloo.ca/earth-sciences-museum/events/university-waterloo-2023-gem-and-mineral-show

Oct (TBD), 2024
The Gem Expo
Location: Hyatt Regency Toronto on King. 370 King St West, Toronto ON, M5V 1J9
Times: Friday 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: Weekend Pass $20, Adult $10, Student or Senior $5. Kids 12 and under free
Website: https://thegemexpo.com/

November (TBD), 2024
Ottawa Rock N’ Gem Show
Location: Ey Centre, 4899 Uplands Dr., Ottawa ON, K1V 2N6 Times: Thursday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $2, Family $5, Kids 5 and under: Free Website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ottawa-rock-n-gem-show-tickets-620207937637

Nov (TBD), 202x
London Gem & Mineral Show

Location: Western Fairgrounds, Canada Building, 316 Rectory St., London ON, N5W 2S6
Times: TBD
Cost: TBD
Website: TBD

 
November 23-26, 2023
Metal Rocks

Location: Tett Centre, Rehearsal Room, 2nd floor, 370 King St. West, Kingston ON, K7L 2X4
Times:Thursday 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Cost: Free
Website: https://www.tettcentre.org/events/kingston-lapidary-and-mineral-club

 
Nov (TBD), 2024
Niagara Peninsula Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Location: Heartland Forest, 3215 Heartland Forest Rd., Niagara Falls ON, L2H 0L5
Times: TBD
Cost: TBD
Website: TBD

 

November (TBD), 2024
Niagara Falls Rock N’ Gem Show

Location: Niagara Falls Convention Centre 6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls ON. 
Times: Thursday-Saturday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $2/person $5/Family
Kids 5 and under: Free
Website:
Promoter: Silver Cove       

December (TBD), 2024
Hamilton Rock N’ Gem Show

Location: Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmens. Wentworth Hall. 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton ON, L8P 4Y2.
Times: Thursday-Saturday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $2/person $5/Family
Kids 5 and under: Free
Website: https://xpopress.com/show/profile/1330/hamilton-rock-n-gem-show
Promoter: Silver Cove

MINERAL COLLECTING FIELD TRIPS

Check the London Gem and Mineral Society, and their Facebook Page

The London Gem and Mineral Club Society (Ashley Pollock – Trip Leader), and the CCFMS sometimes host field trips open to members of CCFMS associated clubs. If your NYFG member dues are caught up you are eligible to attend. The NYFG does not advertise or arrange these trips. It’s up to you to visit their websites, register, and meet their trip requirements. 

Also check the CCFMS website for trips and safety requirements. Enjoy your trip!