Gem & Mineral Show 2023



The show has finished! Information is kept here for reference and update in the future. See you next year!
Please message showinfo@ishpemingrocks.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.

Crackerbarrel

Field trips

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 showinfo@ishpemingrocks.org. If you have any general inquiries such as club membership or field trips in general, please message irmc@ishpemingrocks.org. If there are any issues with the website itself, please contact webmaster@ishpemingrocks.org. 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!