Roskin Gem News Report

Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase: More than 40 Shows

Myles Standish

The List:

TUCSON, Ariz. (KVOA) — The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is the name of the overall event that comes to Tucson this time every year. It’s the umbrella, under which many individual shows appear.

The number of shows varies each year. The record was 52 shows in 2020, according to visittucson.org.
2024 listed more than 40 shows scheduled.

Here is your list, compiled by starting date, so that you can start planning for next year:

The Rock Yard
Jan. 16 to Feb. 11
615 W. Lester St.

Madagascar Minerals Gem Show
Jan. 19 to Feb. 11
201 and 208 W. Lester St.


THE Showguide, listing all of the gem & mineral shows in and around Tucson, with maps, lists of exhibitors, floorplans for each show, and advertisements for practically anything in and around the gem shows.

RMGM Mineral and Fossil Show
Jan. 20 to Feb. 4
1920 N. Oracle Road

J.K. Stone Warehouse Show
Jan. 20-Feb. 10
490 W. Second St.

Granada Gallery
Jan. 20 to Feb. 11
338 N. Granada Ave.

Arizona Independent Warehouse Show
Jan. 21 to Feb. 10
1500 E. Apache Park Place



JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show
Jan. 24 to Feb. 4
2745 N. First Ave.

1820 Oracle Wholesale Show
Jan. 24 to Feb. 11
1835-1893 N. 11th Ave.

1801 Oracle – Mineral Village Show
Jan. 24 to Feb. 12
1801 N. Oracle Road

Pueblo Gem and Mineral Show
Jan. 25 to Feb. 6
777 W. Cushing St.

Enter the Earth Wholesale Warehouse Show
Jan. 25 to Feb. 8
4620 S. Country Club Road

GIGM Globex Gem and Mineral Show
Jan. 25 to Feb. 10
222 S. Freeway

GIGM Motel 6 Gem and Mineral Show
Jan. 25 to Feb. 10
1010 S. Freeway

GIGM Quality Inn Gem and Mineral Show
Jan. 25 to Feb. 10
750 W. Starr Pass

22nd Street Mineral, Fossil and Gem Show
Jan. 25-Feb. 11
600 W. 22nd Street

Kino Gem and Mineral Show
Jan. 25-Feb. 11
Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way

Madagascar Import SEAM Gem Show
Jan. 25 to Feb. 11
1248 N. Main Ave.

Whole Bead Show
Jan. 26-30
The Annabelle Studio, 630 E. Ninth St.

Best Bead Show
Jan. 26-30
Kino Event Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way

Fine Minerals International Show
Jan. 26 to Feb. 10
450 N. Granada Ave.

Mineral City Show
Jan. 26 to Feb. 10
516 and 532 W. Lester St.
445, 525 and 531 W. Plata St.

La Fuente de Piedras Mineral Show
Jan. 26 to Feb. 10
1735 N. Oracle Road

Mineral Galleries on Lester
Jan. 26 to Feb. 10
501 W. Lester St.

RMGM Mineral and Fossil Show – Oracle Road
Jan. 26 to Feb. 10
1920 N. Oracle Road

Granada Mineral Showcase
Jan. 26 to Feb. 10
330 N. Granada Ave.

The Tucson Fine Mineral Gallery
Jan. 26 to Feb. 10
465 W. St. Mary’s Road

American Indian Fine Arts Show
Jan. 26 to Feb. 11
Red Roof Inn Downtown, 1300 N. Stone Ave

Rapa River Gem and Mineral Show
Jan. 26 to Feb. 11
292 S. Freeway

Mineral and Fossil Co-op
Jan. 26 to Feb. 11
1635 N. Oracle Road

Fossil and Mineral Alley
Jan. 26 to Feb. 11
665 N. Freeway

Miners Co-op Rock Show
Jan. 26 to Feb. 11
Mike Jacob Sports Park, 6901 N. Casa Grande Highway

JG&M Simpson Street
Jan. 26 to Feb. 11
601 W. Simpson St.

Just Minerals Event
Jan. 27-29
Elks Lodge 385, 1800 N. Oracle Road

U.S. Ethical Gem Fair Tucson
Jan. 27-30
Scottish Rite Cathedral, 160 S. Scott Ave.

Colors of the Stone
Jan. 27-Feb. 3
Casino Del Sol Convention Center, 5655 W. Valencia Road

G&LW Gem and Mall and Holidome
Jan. 27 to Feb. 4
4475 S. Country Club Road

Westward Look Mineral Show
Jan. 27 to Feb. 5
Westward Look Resort, 245 E. Ina Road

Mineral and Fossil Marketplace
Jan. 27 to Feb. 10
1333 N. Oracle Road

Tucson Showplace
Jan. 27 to Feb. 11
1530 S. Freeway

African Art Village
Jan. 27-Feb. 11
221 S. Avenida Del Convento

American Indian Arts Exposition
Jan. 28 to Feb. 11
2830 S. Thrasher Ave.


AGTA’s GemFair at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) is the most important show in Tucson for the gem and jewelry trade.

AGTA GemFair Tucson
Jan. 30 to Feb. 4
Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.

GJX Gem and Jewelry Show
Jan. 30 to Feb. 4
GJX Pavilion, 198 S. Granada Ave.

Art Retreat in the Desert
Feb. 2-7
Westin La Paloma, 3800 E. Sunrise Dr.


The TGMS is the most important public gem and mineral club show in the world. It is the reason that Tucson has become the mecca for all gem & mineral enthusiasts.

Tucson Gem & Mineral Society’s Gem and Mineral Show
Feb. 8-11
Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.

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