Upcoming Rock and Gem Shows

The British Columbia Lapidary Society is an umbrella organization of 31 community clubs accross the province, and their respective members. Many of these clubs host annual shows in their communities to promote the lapidary arts and earth sciences and generate operating reveune. Below is a list of upcoming shows.

2019 Rock and Gem Shows

Hastings Centre Rockhounds

When

March 16 & 17, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Hastings Community Centre
3096 E Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

Show Website


BC Gem Show

The British Columbia Lapidary Society hosts the BC Gem Show in Abbotsford, BC each year. On the Saturday of our show weekend, we also host the Rocklovers-Round-Up Tailgate Sale, an additional building of 80+ dealers, Madras-style!

When

April 12, 13 & 14
Friday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Ag-Rec Building
Central Fraser Valley Fairgrounds
Abbotsford, BC

Contact

Maureen Parsley
gemshowchair@gmail.com


Courtenay Gem & Mineral Club

Silent Auction, food, children's corner, slab table, fossils, showcases, demonstrators, lots of vendors, full kitchen. Admission $3 and children under 10 free.

When

April 13 & 14, 2019
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Where

Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch
367 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC

Contact

Lori and Russ Ball
250-703-3444
lori.close@live.ca


Parksville and District Rock and Gem Club

When

October 5 & 6, 2019
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Parksville Community and Conference Centre
132 Jensen Avenue East
Parksville, BC

Contact

Doreen Patterson
250-752-9366
bob-doreen@shaw.ca


Richmond Gem & Mineral Club

When

May 4 & 5, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Richmond Arts & Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC

Contact

Lisa Kew
lisa@fireboycreative.com


Creative Jewellers Guild of BC

When

May 12, 2019
Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Where

VanDusen Botanical Gardens, The Floral Hall
5251 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

Show Website


Creative Jewellers Guild of BC

When

December 7, 2019
Saturday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Where

VanDusen Botanical Gardens, The Floral Hall
5251 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

Show Website


Kokanee & Selkirk Rock Clubs

When

June 1 & 2, 2019
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Castlegar Recreation Complex
2101 6th Avenue
Castlegar, BC

Contact

Linda Barber
250-352-0428
lcbarber@shaw.ca


Ripple Rock Gem & Mineral Club

When

June 1 & 2, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

The Campbell River Community Hall
401 - 11th Avenue
Campbell River, BC

Contact

Pat Doyle
patriciadoyle@xplornet.ca

Show Website


Surrey Rockhound Club

When

July 7, 2019

Where

Sullivan Hall
6306 152 Street
Surrey, BC

Contact

Rita
ritrr@shaw.ca


1120 Rock Club of Kelowna and the Vernon Lapidary & Mineral Club

Dealers Demonstrators, Displays, Silversmiths. Admission by Donation.

When

July 19, 20 & 21, 2019
Friday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Rutland Centennial Hall
180 Rutland Road North
Kelowna, BC

Contact

250-260-6155

Show Website


Fraser Valley Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

September 21 & 22, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Old Age Pensioners Hall
3015 273 Street
Aldergrove, BC

Contact

Rozalia Brown
604-794-7296
opal@shaw.ca


Surrey Rockhound Club

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers.

When

October 19 & 20, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Sullivan Hall
6306 152 Street
Surrey, BC


Port Moody Rock & Gem Club

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

October 26 & 27, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Kyle Centre
125 Kyle Street
Port Moody, BC

Contact

Andrew Danneffel
604-323-4273
rock.show@portmoody.rocks

Show Website


Delta Rockhound Gem & Mineral Club

When

November 2 & 3, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

South Delta Recreation Centre
1720 - 56 Street
Delta (Tsawwassen), BC

Contact

Mary Cool
mary@epiphanystone.ca


Abbotsford Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers.

When

November 16 & 17, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Peardonville Hall
29450 Huntingdon Rd.
Abbotsford, BC