Tucson Gem Shows for Winter 2021
Due to COVID-19 Gem Show Events Rescheduled to April 2021
The upcoming 2021 Tucson Gem, Mineral
& Fossil Showcase has moved its event from January
20 through February 14, 2021 to April 7-25, 2021
However, the Official Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, held at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC), is canceled. Some independent vendors will continue to hold their shows within health guidelines, including outdoor shows in April. See a list of participating 2021 Tucson Gem Show Events.
The semi-annual Tucson gem, mineral and fossil shows are a collection of over 30 privately owned and operated public and wholesale gem, mineral and jewelry events hosting over 3,000 exhibitors throughout Tucson, Arizona.
This section of Tucson Entertainment Magazine provides Tucson's gem exhibitors event schedules and a local guide to citywide events, weather, hotels, and other accommodations in Tucson, AZ.
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Shuttles & 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 Tucson Street Car, Sun Link, provides an alternate and convenient way to get around Downtown. Read more about Free Gem Show Shuttles.
Official Tucson Gem
& Mineral Show is canceled for 2021
Local Book on Tucson Mining, Legends & History:
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Download free Tucson Chronicles newspaper and read more about the "Treasures of the Santa Catalinas.
Treasures in the Santa Catalina Mountains follows the legends and history of the search for gold and treasure in the nearby mountains in the Santa Catalina mountains north of Tucson. History and legend of the Iron Door Mine, the Lost City and mining for gold during the 1880s gold rush in Arizona.
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Official Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, 520-322-5773: www.tgms.com
Metropolitan Tucson Visitors & Convention Bureau: www.visittucson.org/gemshow/
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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.
Get free reprints, public domain book downloads and old photos on Tucson's history archives.