Orange County Mineral Society, Inc.

A Non-Profit Organization Established in 1953 In Orange County, New York

This is a listing of upcoming shows and events of interest to Rock and Mineral enthusiasts in the general area. If you have an event or show you would like listed on our site, please contact the webmaster, and we will post it.

UPCOMING SHOWS/EVENTS 2024   ( Click on the links below )

Due to COVID-19 It is possible for the shows to cancel with short notice. We make every attempt to keep this list as current as possible.


May 17 - 21, 2023   EDISON, NEW JERSEY
The NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show

The NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show is a 5-day public show held every May at the Expo Center in Edison, NJ. This is an excellent way to get the kids engaged in science and nature. This 5-day event is the largest show of its kind east of Denver, Colorado. Items for sale include dinosaurs, mineral specimens, common and rare gems, common and achingly rare fossils, petrified wood, artisan jewelry, meteorites, sharks' teeth, opals, sapphires, silver, gold, beads, science gifts, unique interior decor, and so much, much more. Prices are $1 to $100,000. Hands-on kid activities include metal detection, gem sluicing, a fossil dig, and freebies from local mineral & fossil clubs. Family-friendly, free parking, and the modest admission fee is maxed at $40 for families. Facebook :  Website: 

May 15 - 21, 2023 – EFMLS Wildacres Workshop Spring Session. Sign Up for Wild Acres

June 3, 2023 - Macungie, Pa. - Annual Spring Mineralfest  Click here for more information

June 1 - 2, 2024  Monroe, New York (Orange County)
2023 Orange County Mineral, Gem, Jewelry and Fossil ShowJune 1, 2024 & June 2, 2024, 10 AM – 4 PM     Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M, Monroe, NY 10950
Orange County Mineral Society presents our Annual Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show. Fun for the entire family featuring artisans, craftsmen, collectors, dealers, and exhibitors. Enjoy exhibits, demonstrations, games, educational displays, fluorescent minerals, and fossils. The most complete Mastodon found in New York will be on display. Food and refreshment are available for purchase. Admission: Adults $5, Seniors $3. Scouts in uniform and children under 12 are FREE. Rain or Shine. This is an outdoor event.       Facebook Event 

July 15 & 16 - Frankfort, NY - Annual Herkimer Diamond Gem Show at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds. Indoor & Outdoor dealers, Food trucks, and MORE!!  

September 2023 - EFMLS Wildacres Workshop Fall Session - Dates to be announced - check the EFMLS website for more information

Sept  - Franklin, NJ - Annual Fall Franklin, NJ Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show at Franklin Fireman's Park, Buckwheat Road, Franklin. 



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