Bancroft Rockhound Gemboree

The largest gem and mineral show in Canada, the Rockhound Gemboree, is held in Bancroft Ontario every year.  This event celebrates the art of rockhounding and mineral collecting, and typically includes a variety of activities, such as mineral and gemstone displays, demonstrations, lectures, workshops, and field trips. Bancroft is known as the “Mineral Capital of Canada” and an area with a rich geological history and mining heritage.  Every August thousands of people flock to the area, from collectors to rockhounds to geologists and enthusiasts of all ages.  There is something for everyone!  Varying each year, around 100 +/-  dealers from across the globe come to the Gemboree to showcase their gem & mineral specimens, jewelry, crafts, lapidary supplies, talent and treasures. Don’t miss out on the mineral collecting field trips, demonstrations, and workshops.  The Rockhound Gemboree caters to both the amateur and serious rock hounder with a nice variety and assortment of attractions that it offers.

August 1-4, 2024