Come Check it Out!

On Memorial Day weekend, the Kane County Fairgrounds in St Charles, IL will be in full-swing as the Chicagoland Gem and Mineral Association presents our 43rd Annual Chicagoland Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show!

Nationally-known dealers, demonstrations, exhibits, lapidary arts, jewelry exhibits, faceting, cabochon cutting, polishing gemstones, silversmithing, beading, wire wrapping, geode splitting, a silent auction, kid’s korner – will all be available.

** New for 2019 **

There will be a
Face Painter
Balloon Twister
Saturday & Sunday
11 am – 2 pm

** New for 2019 **


Kane County Fairgrounds 
525 S Randall Rd
St Charles, IL 60174

Camping Available – Call (630) 377-0197

Admission Prices*

One Day Show Pass
$5.00  Adults
$3.00  Seniors & Students (ages 13-18)

Children (Under 13) Attend Free

Two Day Pass
$8.00  Adults
$5.00  Seniors & Students (ages 13-18)
Children (Under 13) Attend Free

Service Personnel w/ID  and Scouts in uniform can attend for free.


demonstrators must have a current membership with one or more of the CGMA clubs (Chicago Rocks and Minerals Society, Des Plaines Valley Geological Society, Earth Science Club of Northern Illinois, Elgin Rock Club, South Suburban Earth Science Club, West Suburban Lapidary Club)

Want to be a Show Demonstrator? 

Please download, read and complete the Demonstrator Application form (.pdf) and the Demo Rules.
Please remember – demonstrators need to be a member with one of the clubs in CGMA!

Are you a Club member who will be providing an exhibit?  please Request your case

Please download the Case Request Form (.pdf)

The 43rd Chicagoland Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show is hosted by the Chicagoland Gem and Mineral Association (CGMA)