Stay up to date with where and when the 2023 gem, mineral & crystal shows are on in Australia and around the world.

Add these shows to your calendar so you don’t forget.

Email josh[at]aussiemineralhub.com to have your event listed on this page.

Due to ‘the situation’ still hanging around, a lot of the shows have not yet come back for 2023. The page will be updated as shows start to resume.

January 2023 Shows

February 2023 Shows

Sat 25th – Sun 26th Feb 2023

Bendigo Gem Club Expo

New Location: Bendigo Exhibition Centre, Bendigo Showgrounds, Holmes Rd, North Bendigo VIC 3550  – view map

Time: Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm

Entry: $8 for adults, and under 12’s are free

Contact: bendigogemclubinc@gmail.com for more information.

March 2023 Shows

Fri 10th – Sat 11th – Sun 12th Mar 2023


Location: Glen Innes Showgrounds – Bourke St & Hunter Street Main Gate, Torrington St, Glen Innes NSW 2370 View map
Time: Friday: 9am-5pm, Saturday: 9am-5pm and Sunday: 9am-3pm
Tickets: Entry to Minerama is a $5 donation to local charities. Volunteers will be ready at gates to take your donation.

Premium fossicking tours, beginner to pro, with experienced guides are highly sought after, so book early as numbers are strictly limited.

Gemology and minerology are covered at Minerama. Professional advice in jewellery design, gems, crystals, rough lapidary, jewellery supplies and more – you should find it at Minerama 2023.

A variety of food, coffee, snacks, relax in the food court with something delicious from our vendors. Something for everyone, a great family day out!

See the official Minerama website for more information.

Sun 12th Mar 2023

Illawarra Lapidary Club Rock Swap

Location: Stuart Park, North Wollongong – View map

Time: 8am to 2pm

Stalls selling crystals, minerals, fossils and jewellery, books and equipment.

Sat 18th – Sun 19th Mar 2023

Canberra Lapidary Club Rock Swap

Location: Parrot Park, EPIC (Exhibition Park) off the Federal Highway, Canberra. View map
Time: TBA
Tickets: Free

Dealers and fossickers will be there selling jewellery, gemstones, fossils, rocks, mineral specimens and lapidary supplies.

It will be a fun two days filled with activities for the whole family – lucky dips, sapphire sieving, gold panning, sausage sizzle and much more.

For further information on any of these events please contact the Club’s Show Convenor, Norm Menadue (02) 6258 6631

April 2023 Shows

Sat 1st – Sun 2nd Apr 2023

South Burnett Gem and Fossicking Club Inc – 2023 Gem Show

Location: Wondai Sports Ground, Bunya Hwy, Wondai Qld – view map
Time: From 9am each day
Tickets: Free

Includes: Inside traders, outside tailgaters, gem sales, lapidary supplies, gifts, jewellery, raffles, door prizes, thunder egg cutting, sand sieving for kids, food and drink, demonstrations etc
Contact: Secretary on Ph. 0491 606 427 or Email: sbgemandfossickingclub@outlook.com
Website: www.southburnettgems.org

Fri 7th – Sun 9th Mar 2023

Gemboree 2023

Location: Dayboro Showgrounds, QLD – View map

Time: TBA

The 59th National Gem and Mineral Show.

More info at www.gemboree2023.com.au

Sat 22nd – Sun 23rd Apr 2023

National Gem & Crystal Expo

Location: Hawkesbury Indoor Stadium, 16 Stewart St, South Windsor NSW 2756 – view map
Time: Saturday: 9:30am – 5pm and Sunday: 9:30am – 4pm
Tickets: Adults $8, kids (under 16 with parent/s) are free!

Hosted by Australian Gem & Mineral Expos and the Hawkesbury Valley Lapidary Club. There is a great lucky door prize for one lucky person who comes!

For more information please contact Peter by email at raregems@optusnet.com.au

May 2023 Shows

Sat 20th – Sun 21st May 2023

Lismore Gemfest

Location: Lismore Showgrounds – 116 Alexandra Parade, North Lismore NSW 2480 – view map
Time: Saturday: 9am – 5pm and Sunday: 9am – 3pm
Tickets: Adults $5, Children (12 years and under) $1 when accompanied by an adult/guardian. Tickets are sold at the door.

Australia’s largest Annual Gem and Mineral show.

Tickets will be available from the gate at the Lismore Showgrounds.

The Showgrounds has full toilet facilities and Disabled access, ATM and onsite free parking.

Visit lismoregemfest.com.au for more information.

June 2023 Shows

Sat 3rd – Sun 4th Jun 2023

Bankstown Gem & Crystal Expo

Location: Greenacre Community Centre, 87 Waterloo Rd Greenacre NSW 2190 – view map
Time: Saturday: 9:30am – 5pm and Sunday: 9:30am – 4pm
Tickets: Adults $8, kids (under 16 with parent/s) are free! Tickets are sold at the door.

Hosted by Australian Gem & Mineral Expo’s and the Bankstown and Districts Lapidary Club. There is also a great lucky door prize for one lucky person who comes!

Visit AGAM Expos for more information.

July 2023 Shows

August 2023 Shows

Fri 11th – Sun 13th Aug 2023

Sapphire Central – Jewel of the Gemfields

Location: Roy Day Park, Sapphire, Central QLD – view map
Time: Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 8:00am-2pm
Tickets: Free

Demonstrations and workshops all weekend. Popular canteen and markets run all weekend.

September 2023 Shows

October 2023 Shows

November 2023 Shows

December 2023 Shows