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Gem Shows!

Jan 30, 2012 04:20PM

The Old Pueblo will host dozens of gem shows, dealer displays and special events downtown and at nearby hotels during the annual Tucson Gem Showcase, nicknamed “The World’s Largest Treasure Hunt,” attracting minerals, jewelry and more than 250 lapidary and publication dealers from across the U.S. and beyond.

This collection of events is held at more than 40 locations, with dozens of shows and exhibits running at the same time, and most of the gem shows are free. This show attracts thousands of visitors and more than 250 mineral, gemstone and jewelry dealers.

For more information, including a dedicated, downloadable smartphone app, visit Tucson.org/gemshow. See below for shows throughout town.

1820 Oracle Wholesale Show

DATES
January 27– February 12, 2012
HOURS
January 27: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m
January 28– February 12: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
1835-1983 N. 11th Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85705
(520) 622-6633

22nd Street Mineral, Fossil & Gem Show

DATES
January 26– February 12, 2012
HOURS
January 26– February 12: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
Corner of I-10 and 22nd Street
Tucson, AZ 85745
(516) 818-1228

African Art Village

DATES
January 27– February 12, 2012
HOURS
7:30 a.m. – 7p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
1134 S. Farmington Rd.
Tucson, Arizona 85713
(520) 869-7895

American Gem Trade Association (AGTA )

DATES
January 31 – February 5, 2012
HOURS
January 31 - February 4: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 5: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
260 S. Church St.
Tucson, Arizona
(800) 972-1162

American Indian Exposition

DATES
January 29 – February 14, 2012
HOURS January 29 – February 13: 10 a.m. – 5
p.m., February 14: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
1300 N. Stone Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85705
(520) 622-4900

Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show Mineral & Fossil Marketplace

DATES
January 28– February 11, 2012
HOURS
January 28– February 10: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 11: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
N. Oracle Rd. & Drachman St.
Tucson, Arizona 85705
(505) 867-0425

Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show ~ Quality Inn at Benson Highway

DATES
January 28– February 10, 2012
HOURS
January 28 – February 9: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 10: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
1025 E. Benson Hwy
Tucson, Arizona 85713
(505) 867-0425

Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show ~  Ramada Limited

DATES
January 28 – February 11, 2012
HOURS
January 28 – February 10: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 11: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
665 N. Freeway Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85745
(505) 867-0425

Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show ~ Hotel Tucson City Center (formerly InnSuites Hotel)

DATES
January 28– February 11, 2012
HOURS
January 28 – February 10: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 11: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
475 N. Granada Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(505) 867-0425

Best Bead Show Kino Veterans Memorial Community Center

DATES
February 1-5, 2012
HOURS
Feb. 1: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Feb. 2-4: 10 a.m. – 6
p.m.
Feb 5: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
2805 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, Arizona
(610) 909-2674

Fine Minerals International

DATES
January 29 – February 11, 2012
HOURS
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
450 N. Granada Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(917) 295-7141

Gem & Jewelry Exchange (GJX)

DATES
January 31 - February 5, 2012
HOURS
January 31 – February 4: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 6: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
198 S. Granada Ave.
Tucson, Arizona 85701
(520) 882-4200

Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers ~ Gem Mall (G&LW )

DATES
January 28– February 10, 2012
HOURS
January 28 – February 9: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 10: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
4475 S. Country Club Rd
Tucson, Arizona
(601) 879-8832

G.L.D.A. Starr Pass Marriott

DATES
January 30 – February 5, 2012
HOURS
January 30 – February 4: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
February 5: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
LOCATION & CONTACT
3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85745
(301) 294-1640

Globe-X Gem Show ~ Clarion Gem & Mineral Show

DATES
January 27 – February 11, 2012
HOURS
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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