Ontario Rock, Gem and Mineral Shows

Gem and Mineral Shows In Ontario

If you are interested in geology, earth science, or the natural world, you will likely enjoy attending an Ontario gem and mineral show. These events are a great way to learn about different types of rocks, minerals, and fossils, as well as to meet other collectors and to see some fascinating specimens. Ontario is home to a number of gem and mineral shows, and there is sure to be one that fits your interests and schedule.  Whether you are a seasoned collector or a beginner, there is a gem and mineral show in Ontario that is sure to interest you!

The Rockhound Gemboree

August 3 – 6, 2023

There’s something for everyone at Canada’s largest gem and mineral show, Bancroft’s Rockhound Gemboree.  This four-day event takes place every year in Bancroft, Ontario and has been going since 1963. Whether you enjoy shopping, exploring, rockhounding, or learning, there is something for everyone.  More Information…


Crystal and Gem Show

Sunday August 27, 2023
Discover a variety of crystals, from Crystal towers, Spheres, unique Carvings, jewelry and more in Kingston Ontario!

Each crystal holds a unique vibrational energy that harmonizes with our being in different ways. Missy, Founder of Mystic & Magick will be available to answer any questions you may have.

Allow yourself to be mesmerized by the power of crystals, minerals, and gemstones, as we unite to celebrate the Earth’s natural treasures and the radiant energy they bring to our lives. What Treasures will speak to you?  Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Dates, Times & Location
Sunday August 27, 2023
11AM – 4PM

Collins Bay Flea Market (Please note this is an outdoor event)
666 Collins Bay Road, Kingston Ontario

Mystic and Magick Gem Show logo


Oct 13 – 15, 2023
Gemstorm’s annual show and sale is held each year in Kingston, Ontario.  2022 was the 52nd year the show has been held bringing vendors and collectors together. Some of the show features include rocks and minerals, unique jewelry, crystal treasures, exotic fossils, gemstone carvings, beads​, lapidary tools and equipment, Decorative items, Club-related demonstrations, Children’s mine, Jewellery workshops​, Door prizes & more! ​
Visit the Kingston Lapidary & Mineral Club website for more information.

Dates, Times & Location
Friday October 13 from 5-9pm,
Saturday October 14 from 10-6pm
Sunday October 15 from 10-5pm

Event Centre, St Lawrence College
100 Portsmouth Ave, Kingston, Ontario


Ottawa Lapsmith & Mineral Club Gem and Mineral Show

Sept 16 – 17, 2023

The OLMC Gem and Mineral Show is an Annual event and the fundraiser which keeps the workshop functioning.The Ottawa venue, the Nepean Sportsplex, is filled to capacity with dealers, customers and enthusiasts. Here you can shop for some of the best gemstones and minerals in the world offered at very reasonable prices. In addition to dealers, the show features demonstrations, displays, seminars and informal gemstone evaluations.  For more information, please visit the OLMC Gem & Mineral Show website.

Nepean Sportsplex
1701 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Rock N’ Gem Show

November 16 – 19, 2023

Canada’s Largest Gem & Mineral Company, Silver Cove, is bringing an amazing event to Ottawa! Crystal, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Jewelry, unique gift ideas and more.  There is something for every budget with options starting at just $1.00.   For more information, please visit their event website.

Nov 16 – 19, 2023

Thursday – 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday – 10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday – 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday – 10:00am-5:00pm

EY Centre
Hall 1
4899 Uplands Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1V 2N6

London Gem & Mineral Show

2023 Dates: TBD

The London Gem and Mineral Show’s is Southwestern Ontario’s largest gem and mineral show.  The goal of the show is to provide the best space for people to buy and sell natural products, all while supporting the local community and club. The event features Precious and Semi-Precious Cut Gem Stones, Minerals, Fossils, Craft Supplies for Hobbyists, Jewelry, Carving Displays, Beading and etc. Also you can attend classes and demonstrations on fossils, gems and everything geological.

Western Fair District Agriplex
845 Florence St, London, ON

The Gem Expo

October 27 – 29, 2023

Toronto’s Gem, Mineral, Bead, & Jewellery Show.  The Gem Expo is held 3 times a year at the Hyatt Regency on King in beautiful downtown Toronto. The gem show is easily accessible from Mississauga, Brampton and Vaughan via the 427 and Gardiner Expressway as well as Richmond Hill, Don Mills, Markham and Scarborough in the east from the Don Valley Parkway.  Each show features almost 40 vendors who come from all over the globe who bring with them their rich history and products from their home land. These include everything from raw, untreated gems and minerals for collecting, crystal healing or for home decor all the way to handmade finished jewellery not found in any jewellery or department stores.
Visit their website for more information.

Friday Oct 27, 2023: 11:30 – 8pm
Saturday Oct 28, 2023: 10 – 6pm
Sunday Oct 29, 2023: 10 – 5pm

Hyatt Regency, Toronto
370 King St West
Toronto, Ontario

Kitchener Waterloo Gem & Mineral Show & Sale

May 13, 2023
Free Admission!

The annual Rock and Mineral Show and sale is back in Kitchener-Waterloo.  You will find rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, gemstone jewelry.  Activities for children.  Free gemstone identification by Canadian Gemological Society.  Free admission. Visit the gem show website for more information.

May 13, 2023, 10 am to 4 pm

Kitchener Auditorium
400 East Avenue, Kitchener Ontario

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