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

Surrey Rockhound Club

Rainbow Colours of Jasper

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 152nd Street
Surrey, BC


Port Moody Rock & Gem Club

Petrified II

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

Annual 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


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


2020 Rock and Gem Shows

Maple Ridge Lapidary Club

Demostrations, vendors, stones, tools & supplies. Live auctions, kids' crafter, snack bar and more.

When

February 22 & 23, 2020
Saturday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Pitt Meadows Heritage Hall
12460 Harris Road
Pitt Meadows, BC

Contact

604-466-4938

Show Website


Alberni Valley Rock & Gem Club

When

March 7 & 8, 2020
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Alberni Athletic Hall
3727 Roger Street
Port Alberni, BC

Contact

Ron Creber
ronald.creber@icloud.com


Victoria Lapidary & Mineral Society

When

March 20, 21 & 22, 2020
Friday 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Leonardo de Vinci Centre
195 Bay Street
Victoria, BC

Show Website


Hastings Centre Rockhounds

When

March 14 & 15, 2020
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 3, 4 & 5
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 18 & 19, 2020
Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Native Sons Hall
3rd and Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC

Contact

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


Richmond Gem & Mineral Club

When

May 2 & 3, 2020
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


Kokanee & Selkirk Rock Clubs

When

June 6 & 7, 2020
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 6 & 7, 2020
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Campbell River Community Centre
401 - 11th Avenue
Campbell River, BC

Contact

Pat Doyle
patriciadoyle@xplornet.ca

Show Website


Surrey Rockhound Club

Surrey Tailgate Sale

When

July 5, 2020, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where

Sullivan Parking Lot
6306 152nd Street
Surrey, BC

Contact

Rita
ritrr@shaw.ca


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

The Okanagan Gem Show

Dealers Demonstrators, Displays, Silversmiths. Admission by Donation.

When

July 17, 18 & 19, 2020
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

Annual Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

September 19 & 20, 2020
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


Port Moody Rock & Gem Club

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

October 24 & 25, 2020
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 7 & 8, 2020
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

Annual Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers.

When

November 14 & 15, 2020
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Peardonville Hall
29450 Huntingdon Rd.
Abbotsford, BC


Vernon Rock & Gem Show

Annual Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers.

When

November 16 & 17, 2020

Where

Greater Vernon Recreation Centre
Dogwood at 3310 37th Ave.
Vernon, BC