Kalamazoo Expo Center with

over 48 Booths!

2019 Kalamazoo Rock, Gem, Fossil and Mineral Show, May 3-5

Our 60th 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) $4.00

Kids (under 12) Free with paid adult.

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

Location:

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.

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.

Activities

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

Also

  • Geode Cracking

  • Petoskey Stone Polishing

  • Hourly Door Prizes!

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

  • Silent Auction

Demonstrators

  • Beading

  • Wirewrapping

  • Silverwork

  • Faceting

  • Gem Trees

  • Slate Carving

  • Lapidary Workshop

Displays

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…

 

Proceeds

Geological Education including Scholarships for Western Michigan University geology students

  • Wix Facebook page

"to further interest in gems, minerals, geology, paleontology, and the lapidary arts."