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BC Gem Show
April 8, 9 & 10, 2016

Many Club Displays, Demonstrations, Grab Bags, Children’s Creative Workshop, Gold Panning & Door Prizes.

Dealers & Clubs Information

  • Friday: 10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Raffle Tickets

Back by popular demand:

2nd Annual
Rocklovers-Round-Up Tailgate Sale

Saturday, April 9, 2016 – one day only

Seller Tailgate Information

Adults – $6.00
Students (6 – 17) – $2.00
Under 6 (accompanied by an adult) – Free
3 Day Pass – $12.00

Tickets available at the door.

Ag-Rec Building
Central Fraser Valley Fairgrounds
32470 Haida Drive
Abbotsford, BC


Hwy #1 – Exit 87 – North on Clearbrook Road – Right on Maclure – Left on Trethewey – Trethewey changes to Haida drive on bend – right hand side is the Ag-Rec Building & the BC Gem Show.



Admittance to the show is free on Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm to all school students accompanied by a teacher and chaperoning adults. For more information contact: Karen Soper, 604-510-0121 or Email

As always, there will be a great variety of displays of gemstones, crystals and minerals from member clubs. Many cases will contain collections of hand-crafted jewellery and silversmithing.

Member Display 2015
Throughout the show, members will be demonstrating techniques of lapidary, sculpting, faceting, silversmithing, flint knapping, wire wrapping, and enamelling. The gold panning is a very popular demonstration. 

Demonstrators 2015Among the many features of this, Canada’s largest gem show, will be 40+ dealers carrying supplies for the hobby along with specimens of crystals, minerals, cut stones, cutting material and many gift items. Visit the dealers
page Show Dealers.

Dealers 2015

Rock Critters


A very popular area, where youngsters are given a kit of material to make a “Critter” with a tumbled rock.

Childrens Workshop 2015

Don’t forget to vote on your favourite Display Case. The 2015 visitors awarded the People’s Choice Prize (Jade Bear) to:

Peoples Choice 2015

Ken McIntosh, Creative Jewellers Guild of British Columbia

Thanks to everyone that helped setup, cleanup and volunteered at the
BC Gem Show.

Take Down 2015