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Springfield Rock, Gem & Mineral Show Fall

For over 50 years, our club has put on a fall Rock, Gem & Mineral Show.

The Show consists of vendors and exhibits that further our club mandate to study and promote an interest in earth science, geology, paleontology, and mineralogy; study lapidary and jewelry-making art; conduct education, support youth activities, and encourage interest in earth science.

This show is held on the 4th weekend of October (October 22-23, 2022) at the Springfield Expo Center on East St. Louis Street in Springfield, Missouri. Our club is a state & federal non-profit and the gate at the show is our major fundraiser each year.

NO WEAPONS. Service Dogs Only. 

2022 Show Flyer

2022 Raffle Flyer

2022 Expo Map

Location

Springfield Expo Center

635 St. Louis Street Springfield, MO (West Mezzanine)

Parking

Springfield Expo Center does not have its own parking. There are a number of lots within walking distance, both free and paid. OGMS does not endorse Parkopedia, but the map and link may give you an idea of where you can park.

Springfield Rock & Gem Fair Spring

Every year, we hold a Gem Fair on the grounds of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Springfield, MO.

This started out as a rock swap between members, morphed into a public sale of members’ crafts, and finally became a miniature show. Vendors selling rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, unique jewelry, used lapidary equipment, etc. set up outdoors on the church grounds. The fair is held the 1st weekend in June (June 3-4, 2022).

Location

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

815 E Farm Rd 182 Springfield, MO