Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, our show has been postponed to Sept 30 – Oct 4.
Already purchased tickets have automatically changed to those dates.
The glowing ultraviolet mineral exhibit from the Franklin Mineral Museum returns this year after a one year hiatus. All of the Dinosaurs Rock Kids’ Corner activities including geode cracking and gem sluicing have been consolidated near the cafeteria. Also by the cafeteria will be tables set up by mineral, fossil and lapidary clubs as well as the opportunity to try out metal detecting at the booth run by the East Coast Research & Discovery Association.
This huge family-friendly show and sale features common | intermediate | investment grade mineral specimens, fossils, dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, artisan jewelry, amber, turquoise, emeralds, beads, findings, gold, silver, crystals, cabochons, science gifts, metaphysical, interior decor, petrified wood, craftsman jewelry boxes, tools, supplies, and so much more. Sellers come from all over the world to meet buyers who who come from the tri-state area and beyond.
Dinosaurs Rock Kids’ Corner is the place where children can sluice for minerals, dig for fossils, crack geodes, and mine for gems. Every kid who visits the Kids’ Corner will receive a Free Fossil. Plus, there are other activities and fossil & mineral giveaways by the friendly volunteers from eight local mineral societies, fossil clubs, lapidary associations, and Rutgers University Museum. All this takes place adjacent to the cafeteria.
Business owners: We have a separate Wholesale Only section for bulk buyers who have a business license. For credential info, please read the bottom of the Visitor Info page.
Less Crowded On Weekdays!
If you are able, come on a weekday when it is less crowded and dealers will have more time to answer your questions. We’re open from noon to 8pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The $15 weekday ticket allows unlimited re-entry all 3 days. Get your hand stamped before you leave!