Gem & Mineral Show 2023
Updates for 2023 are posted!
Please note the meeting locations for field trips in the events tab, as they have changed this year.
Please message firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or would like to preregister as a vender. Vendor application is below.
47th Annual Upper Peninsula Gem and Mineral Show
Saturday, August 5, 2023; 9:30am – 4:30pm EDT
Ishpeming Elks Club (597 Lakeshore Drive, Ishpeming, Michigan)
Free Admission and door prizes!
Field trips Friday and Sunday!
This is the club’s big annual event including dealers with all sorts of local and exotic gems, jewelry, fossils, displays and more. Aside from these we offer a silent auction, a kids table, and more including an after-show Crackerbarrel as well as field trips before and after the show!
This is a big event with people who come from across Michigan and other states. We don’t expect a covid concern or any other issue, but the organizers cannot account for every possibility or accidents that may occur. Stay safe, healthy, and aware.
- 7pm the same day, in-building
- Meet fellow rock hounds, Ishpeming club members and experts/industry veterans
- Raffle prize drawings for tickets sold during the day
- A presentation from Steven Baumann, co-author of Roadside Bedrock and Mining Geology of the Upper Peninsula Michigan, United States
There are two field trips, before and after the show. They are at different times and places so please reference our events page. If there is any uncertainty please reach out for clarification. Please review the field trip rules! Requirements include long pants, closed shoes, safety glasses, and other practices we have to remain safe. Listen to the volunteers - we want to keep things smooth for everyone.
Contact and volunteering
If you have any questions about the show and information, please email email@example.com. If you have any general inquiries such as club membership or field trips in general, please message firstname.lastname@example.org. If there are any issues with the website itself, please contact email@example.com. All contacts can be found here.
If you are a vendor or volunteer or would like to become one, or otherwise wish to discuss the show, we welcome you to reach out to showinfo!
If you're a vendor looking for the application form, here you go!
- Vendor application form (word document - send to showinfo when complete)