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Kalamazoo Expo Center.

Multiple rooms  with over 50 Booths!

62th Kalamazoo Rock, Gem, Fossil and Mineral Show,  May 5-7, 2023

One of the largest Rock and Gem shows in Michigan! Over 50,000 sq. ft. of show space


Schools Only:

Friday 10am - 2pm

Sign up your class for Kid’s Day and request a bus subsidy e-mail HERE

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!


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

Expo Policy: NO PETS

Note: Admission to the Rock and Gem Show is cash only. There is an ATM in the lobby of the Expo Center.

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. 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.


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 to be announced


  • 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

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