Entertainment Magazine: Tucson

Tucson gem shows and exhibits information for 2016 and 2017

Cody StonePlans for the 2016 Fall and 2017 Winter Tucson gem showevents are now underway.

Two annual Tucson gem show events attract thousands of the world's dealers to Tucson, Arizona in the Fall and Winter.

The Tucson gem shows are a collection of over 30 different owned and operated public and wholesale gem, mineral and jewelry events with over 3,000 exhibitors throughout Tucson.

This section of Tucson Entertainment Magazine provides Tucson's gem exhibitors event schedules and a local guide to citywide events, weather, hotels and other travel information for your accommodations in Tucson, AZ.


Fall 2016 JOGS Tucson Gem, Jewelry and Gift Show September 8th - 11th, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Last day: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm). The 2016 Fall JOGS Tucson Gem, Jewelry and Gift Show is one of the most important and comprehensive international wholesale gem and jewelry events in the USA. Held at Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Road.

Winter 2017 JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show is held on January 26 to February 6, 2017 from 10 am to 6 pm daily (Last day: 10 am – 4 pm) at the Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Road.

Shuttles; New 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.

2016 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 2016 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® will be held at the Tucson Convention Center during September. The Winter 2017 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.

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: events@emol.org.

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