Shuttles; New Downtown Street Car
Several shuttles to take visitors to more than 30 gem show sites will operate during the Winter Tucson Gem Shows throughout the city. Independent shuttles are sponsored by various carriers and shows and would run every 10 to 20 minutes.
The new Tucson Street Car, Sun Link, provides an alternate and convenient way to get around Downtown. Read more about Free Gem Show Shuttles.
2018 Official Tucson Gem & Mineral Shows is held at TCC
The Official 62nd Annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® is held at the downtown Tucson Convention Center (TCC). This event has over 250 general retail dealers and special and guest exhibits for the general public and has been held annually since 1955. The official Fall 2018 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® will be held at the Tucson Convention Center during September. The Winter 2018 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is held in January and February. These events are separate from the other private shows held through Downtown and the city. At the same time, dozens of other shows are also held throughout Tucson. Visit the Official Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show web site, sponsored by the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society, for display information and schedules.
Official Entertainment Book Offer:
Get a Tucson Entertainment Book for your stay during the Tucson Gem Shows. Discount coupons for restaurants, hotels, car rentals and shopping!
New Gem exhibit downtown
A new gem exhibit hall for the 22nd Street Mineral, Gossil and Gem Show is being built near downtown at 22nd Street and Interstate 10. The 150,000 square foot, three story, hall should be open for the upcoming Tucson Gem Shows. The 22nd Street Show is among the largest event held. Eons Expo LLP plans to spend $12 million to construct the gem exhibit hall.
Promote your Gem Show Exhibit Displays
Free Gem Show Listings for vendors in the EMOL.org Tucson Gem Show Calendar. Or, Advertise your show with a display ad. Email listings and Inquiries: [email protected].
Mention This Internet Coupon Special to get 15% off through the end of October 2016. No need to cut out the ad, just tell Stan or Lydia Vasile you saw the 15% off special online! Valid through February 28, 2018. 6923 E. Broadway Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85710. Call for appointment: 520-298-HAIR (4247)
Local Book on Tucson Mining: "Treasures of the Santa Catalina Mountains"
DOWNLOAD FREE SAMPLE PDF and discover the legends and history of the Catalinas told in over 400 pages. Learn about the Iron Door Mine, Buffalo Bill Cody and the Tucson Gold Rush of the 1880s. Available on Amazon.com and in local Tucson bookstores.
Download free Tucson Chronicles newspaper and read more about the "Treasures of the Santa Catalinas.
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Discover Tucson's long history
Tucson has a long history with mining. Minerals such as gold, silver, copper and tungsten have been successfully mined from the Santa Catalinas for hundreds of years. The famous Canyon of Gold- Cañada del Oro- has produced gold for early Tucson prospectors, including the famous entertainer William "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
Download a free PDF copy of the the Tucson Chronicles and read about the history and mining development in Southern Arizona.
Learn about the history and legends of mining for gold in the Santa Catalina Mountains- from the Iron Door Mine legend to the discovery of the Canyon of Gold. Download a free sample PDF of the book Treasures of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Read chapters from this extensive historical book by Robert Zucker, see photos and videos about the mysteries and minerals near Tucson.
The Santa Catalina mountains has been experiencing a gold rush for hundreds of years. Explore the historical records that account for some of the gold extracted during Arizona's Gold Rush.
Get free reprints, public domain book downloads and old photos on Tucson's history archives.
Cody Stone from the Santa Catalinas
Cody Stone is uniquely formed jewlery-grade gold and silver embedded in quartz, naturally created in the nearby Santa Catalina mountains. CodyStone is exclusively mined by Flint Carter, a seasoned 40-year Tucson prospector and miner who owns claims in the Catalinas. For more information, call Flint at 520-289-4566.
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