February 17-19, 2017
Indianapolis, Indiana
GeoFest: The 15th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem and Mineral Show
At the Indiana State Museum, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN.
Friday and Saturday: 10am to 5pm; Sunday: 11am to 4pm 
GeoFest is included with museum admission: $13.00 for adults, $12.00 for seniors, $9.75 for Indiana college students and $8.50 for children. Group rates are available.
Retail show will include dealers, regional clubs, and adult and kid's activities in a beautiful museum building.
   
Phone: Peggy (317) 232-1637
Website: http://www.indianamuseum.org
Email: pfisherkeller@indianamuseum.org


February 18-19, 2017
Monroe, Washington
WPMA Gold, Gem and Mineral Show 2017
Sponsored by the Washington Prospectors Mining Association at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA.
Saturday and Sunday: 9AM to 4PM

There will be presentations covering a variety of prospecting subjects.
Prospecting Equipment Dealers, Gold, Rock and Gem Dealers, New Product Displays, Prospecting Equipment Exhibits, Clubs and More.
Copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.

Phone: (206) 784-6039
Website: http://washingtonprospectors.org/wpma_gold_show.html
Email: gold_show@washingtonprospectors.org

March 4-5, 2017
Ventura, California
Ventura Gem Show: 55th Annual Gem, Mineral, Lapidary & Fossil Show
Hosted by the Ventura Gem & Mineral Society at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd.
Admission: FREE
Saturday: 10am to 5pm & Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Over 50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils & lapidary arts; on-going demos of lapidary arts & jewelry making; door prizes & silent auctions; a “Country Store” flea market & plant sale; 15+ dealers; children’s activities.  A southern California tradition for 55 years!
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Diane Cook, (805) 312-8467
Website: http://www.vgms.org
Email: info@vgms.org


March 6-9, 2017
Toronto, Canada
PDAC 2017

At the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Blvd., Toronto.
PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is 
the world’s leading Convention for people, companies and organizations 
in, or connected with, mineral exploration. In addition to meeting over 
900 exhibitors and 22,000 attendees from over 100 countries, you can also attend technical sessions, short courses and networking events. 
 
The four-day annual convention held in Toronto, Canada, has grown in size, stature and influence since it began in 1932 and today is the event of choice for the world’s mineral industry.

Phone: (416) 362-1969
Website: http://www.pdac.ca/
Email: info@pdac.ca

March 11-12, 2017
Turlock, California
Turlock Gem, Jewelry and Rock Show
Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm, at the Stanislaus Fairgrounds, 900 North Broadway. The event is sponsored by the Mother Lode Mineral Society of California. Admission is $6 for adults; children 12 and under are free with a paid adult. Visit www.turlockgemshow.com for all the details!
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Website: http://www.turlockgemshow.com
Email: bud.mcmillin.B7YJ@statefarm.com


March 11-12, 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
GPAA Gold & Treasure Show
At the Arizona Exposition & State Fair, 1826 W McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ. 
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (800) 551-9707 x149


March 18-19, 2017
Puyallup, Washington
GPAA Gold & Treasure Show
At the Washington State Fair, 110 9th Avenue SW, Puyallup, WA. 
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (800) 551-9707 x149


March 25-26, 2017
Roseville, California
Roseville Gem, Jewelry, Fossil and Mineral Show

"Natures Wonders" at the Roseville (Placer County) Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm  Sunday 10 am - 4 pm 
Admission: $6.00 General Admission,  
$5.00 Seniors 60+, 12 and under Free with paid adult
The BIG show! It's our 55th annual show!! A fun family event, with educational activities. Rain or shine.
Adults $6, Sr $5, Kids 12 and under Free.
Free Parking!!
4 buildings, plus outside grounds, vendors inside and outside, featuring: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Gold Nuggets, Metal Detectors, Brilliant Ethiopian Opal, Beads, Gemstones, Gold Panning - take home real gold!
Metal Detectors/Prospecting/Mining Equipment, Meteorites, & for Kids “Education Station" is the place to be!!
Also; Polished Stones, Jade, Opal, World Class Mineral Specimens, Tourmaline, Gold, Petrified Wood.
Watch Demonstrations in the Lapidary Arts & bid on Silent Auctions.
Free - Mineral and Gem ID! Bring your Rocks, Gems, Minerals, Meteorites, and Treasures.
Raffle Prizes - Hourly Door Prizes - Fabulous Food!! Also, Open House in our Lapidary shop, on the Fairgrounds.
Discount coupon on web.

Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.

Phone: (916)216-1114
Website: http://www.rockrollers.com/show.html
Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com

March 25-26, 2017
Portland, Oregon
GPAA Gold & Treasure Show
At the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Dr, Portland, OR. 
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (800) 551-9707 x149


April 1-2, 2017
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
18th Annual Gold & Treasure Show
Come and join us at the 18th Annual Gold & Treasure Show. Learn all about small scale mining & the exciting hobby of gold panning. See the latest in small scale mining equipment and metal detectors. Try your luck at our panning booths. Learn how and where to prospect for gold or look for treasure. Get ideas on how to turn your treasures into keepsakes and collectibles. Visit our gold display and talk to our members about their equipment displays and experiences. Vote in our homemade/modified equipment contest. Food and beverages will be available. Admission $5; children 12 & under are free. Fun for the WHOLE family. Saturday, April 1, 2017 (9AM to 5PM) & Sunday, April 2, 2017 (9AM to 4PM) at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID. Vendor booths are $75. Call or email for more information.
Phone: (208) 699-8128
Website: http://www.goldfeverminingsupply.com/2017-gold---treasure-show.html
Email: bob@goldfeverminingsupply.com


April 8-9, 2017
Mariposa, California
Annual Mariposa Gem and Mineral Show
At the Mariposa Fairgorunds, 5007 Mariposa Fairgrounds Rd.
Saturday: 10AM - 5PM
Sunday: 10AM - 4PM
Adult admission: $3; Kids 14 & under are FREE
Admission to the Museum is FREE during the Show.

This is an annual fund-raiser for the California State Mining and Mineral Museum. 
The Show features gemstones, geode cutting, panning for gold, lovely jewelry and more! Makes an ideal fun and educational activity for the kids. Also, a silent auction and a huge raffle add to the fun.

The Museum is open during the show and admission is FREE! The Museum displays beautiful crystals and gemstones form the State's collection, and features an extensive gold mining exhibit inlcuding a replica mine tunnel. There are lots of fun and educational activites for kids.

Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (209) 742-7625
Website: http://camineralmuseum.org/2016/08/2017-gms/
Email: mgmc@sti.net


April 22-23, 2017
Cashmere, Washington
NCWP Gold, Treasure and More Show
The 18th Annual North Central Washington Prospectors Gold Treasure and More Show will be held at the Cashmere Fairgrounds, 5700 Westcott Dr., Cashmere, Washington. We are having a metal detecting hunt, bigger than last years. Haystack hunt for kids. Learn how to pan for gold. Gold pay dirt for sale. Metal detectors, sluice boxes, jewelry, rocks, gems, and metal art to name a few. Admission $5.00; children under 12 free. Raffle prizes galore!!
Phone: 509 884-3269
Website: http://www.northcentralwashingtonprospectors.com
Email: telittle1@hotmail.com


May 5-7, 2017
Cortez, Colorado
WWATS Ultimate Treasure & Gold Show/ Ultimate Outdoor & Gun Show
"Largest show of its kind in the Four Corners" at the Montezuma Fairgrounds, 30100 US-160, Cortez, CO 81321.
A fun-filled weekend of Treasure Viewing, Awards, Special Speakers, Banquet, and Daily Seminars.
Come see the newest equipment; learn how to prospect gold; metal detect for coin, jewelry and relics; rock and fossil collect; and much more. FREE kids hunt for coins and prizes and a youth metal detector to win.Give-a-ways throughout the days! Special Kids Activity Area!
See website for more details.
Website: http://wwats.org


June 9-11, 2017
Ventura, California
National CFMS-AFMS Annual Gem Show & Convention
"Ventura Rocks the Nation!," sponsored by the Ventura Gem & Mineral Society at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA. 
Friday & Saturday: 10AM - 5PM
Sunday: 10AM - 4PM
$7 Adults (3-day pass $18), $6 Seniors (age 60+) & Active-duty military (3-day pass $15), $4 Juniors, age 13-17 (3-day pass $9), Kids & under FREE with paid adult
Over 100 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary arts & hand-crafted jewelry, including exhibits entered into competition & displays by UCLA & the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; on-going demonstrations of lapidary arts & jewelry making; silent auctions & a raffle; 50+ dealers; extensive children’s activities; & speakers & programs nearly every hour throughout the event.  The entire nation of “rockhounds” will be converging on Ventura for this special nationwide event, which is open to the general public.

Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Diane Cook, (805) 312-8467
Website: http://2017CFMS-AFMSShow.com
Email: info@vgms.org


June 17-18, 2017
Alleghany, California
8th Annual Gold Show
Website: http://undergroundgold.com


August 12, 2017
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
34th Annual Black Diamond Treasure Hunt
Come join us for a fun filled day of metal detecting hunts and other events. Kids hunt for 12 year olds and under with silver coins and tokens for prizes. Check our website for the flyer.
Phone: (215) 536-0796
Website: http://www.bdthc.org
Email: treasure1@comcast.net


August 19-20, 2017
Sonora, California
Gold & Outdoor Festival
The 4th Annual Gold & Outdoor Festival will be held at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Drive. Admission is $7 for adults; children 12 and under are free with a paid adult. Visit our website for all the details.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (209) 863-8066
Website: http://www.deltagolddiggers.com
Email: deltagolddiggers@gmail.com