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Kalamazoo Expo Center.

Multiple rooms  with over 50 Booths!

2022 Kalamazoo Rock, Gem, Fossil and Mineral Show, April 29th, 30th & May 1st, 2022

Our 62nd year as a show in Michigan.


Schools Only:

Friday 10am - 2pm

Open to public:

Friday 4pm-8pm

Saturday 10am-6pm

Sunday 10am-5pm.

Entrance Fees

Adults (12 and up) $5.00

Kids (under 12) Free with paid adult.

Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Campfire Girls, Bluebirds free when in uniform!

There are a few scammers trying to sell admission tickets for the Kalamazoo Rock and Mineral Show.

We DO NOT do pre-sale of tickets!

Tickets are only available at the door.


Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI

Please: NO PETS

In addition to club and show rules, the Kalamazoo County Expo Center also requires guests to adhere to their Policies and Procedures which can be found here.


For the Kids

  • The Gold Mine! Mine for gems, fossils & “gold”

  • The Wheel of Fortune

  • Beading

  • Educational activities presented by Western Michigan University

  • Gold Panning

  • Much More…

Scheduled Presentations​ & Speakers

Presenters schedule is located HERE


  • Geode Cracking

  • Petoskey Stone Polishing

  • Hourly Door Prizes!

  • The Specimen Table: rocks from $0.25 to $2.00!

  • Silent Auction


  • Beading

  • Wirewrapping

  • Silverwork

  • Faceting

  • Gem Trees

  • Slate Carving

  • Lapidary Workshop


Over 50 outstanding club members display their finds and favorites special displays of gems, minerals and lapidary creations



For Sale

  • Reputable dealers with hobby sales booths

  • Diamonds

  • Rubies

  • Emeralds

  • Sapphires

  • Gold and Silver Jewelry

  • Minerals

  • Fossils

  • Opals

  • Carvings

  • Jewelry

  • Cabs

  • Beads

  • Meteorites

  • More…



Geological Education including Scholarships for Western Michigan University geology students

The Kalamazoo Gem and Mineral Show is the most attended geological show in Michigan. The show occupies 49,000 sq. feet of the Kalamazoo County Expo Center. A fun event for the whole family!



The Kalamazoo Rock and Mineral Show is an event of the Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

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