Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Tucson Gem & Mineral Show™
“All that glitters is not gold.” That is certainly true each January/February in Tucson, AZ, when historically the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase comes to town.
Forty different shows set up throughout the Tucson area, and more than 55,000 people visit the Old Pueblo during the show’s two weeks each year. Most of the shows are open to the public and interested parties can buy anything from rare diamonds to boxes made with petrified wood. Dealers specialize in loose stones, jewelry, African art, beads, polished stones, minerals, fossils and gifts.
So here’s the question. If you’re coming to Tucson to either show all that sparkles or relish all that sparkles , may we suggest you consider guest room or suite accommodations at Lodge on the Desert? A gem in its own right, Lodge underwent an expansion to 103 guest rooms and a several million dollar renovation that resulted in a mid-town hospitality masterpiece… near to but not on top of lots of the gem show-related ‘action.’ And its restaurant is well suited for entertaining wholesale clients or retail dealers and viewers.
Oh, and as for the acclaimed Tucson Gem & Mineral Show™, it is held every year on the second full weekend of February. It has set the standard for gem and mineral shows around the world, and is now the largest gem and mineral show in the United States. The Show is open to the public and presents retail Dealers only.
So what we’re saying is — come to either. Or come to both. And when you do, stay at Lodge on the Desert. It’s 12 minutes or less to most all gem show-related venues, including the Tucson Convention Center. For quality and location, it simply can’t be beat.