A dazzling Gem & Mineral Show comes to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall under the auspices of the Denver Gem & Mineral Guild, Friday to Sunday, February 23 to 25, 2024. Attendees will find displays of minerals from around the world, ancient fossils, meteorites, rocks that glow in the dark and handcrafted jewelry.
Watch skilled lapidary artists cut gems and create beautiful polished stones. Talk with area rock hounds to learn about local field trips and collecting opportunities.
Visit the Bat Cave (Fluorescent Room) and see rocks that glow in the dark!
There’s fun for the whole family, with geode cracking, beautiful minerals from around the world, (and meteorites from around the solar system) ancient fossils, gems, opals, custom made stone tables, magnificent hand-crafted custom jewelry and more.
Check out more than 30 educational displays including from The Sherman-Dugan Geological Museum and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Get a lesson on how to pan for gold.
Vote for your favorite case and enter to win prizes.
Start your own collection with $1 grab bags filled with 8 minerals. Proceeds benefit Colorado School of Mines scholarships.
Show entry and parking, as well as activities are all FREE.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday & Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Fairgrounds are at 15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden.