The Main Attraction:
Canada's Most Celebrated Gem and Mineral Show  


Celebrate the wonders in Bancroft, Canada’s Mineral Capital! The event brings together over 100 dealers of fine mineral specimens, gemstone jewellery, and lapidary supplies. 

Held at Two Venues & Outdoor Area
Bancroft Curling Club (63 Newkirk Blvd.) &
North Hastings Community Centre(103 Newkirk Blvd.) Shuttle service to the 2 venues.

Fun for all ages: there are exhibits of rocks, crystals, gems, fossils, you can shop for one-of-a-kind jewellery and art pieces or find that perfect addition to your own collection!

Activities such as Mineral Collecting field trips, Key note speakers, Demonstrations and workshops.


Please Note: 
There is a "NO PETS" Policy at the ROCKHOUND GEMBOREE Event.

Local kennels offer a healthy, economical alternative for Gemboree attendees. For more information on prices and availability, please contact the kennel directly. Please do not keep animals in the vehicle. The grounds and parking sites are patrolled and will be reported to authorities.
Copper Creek Kennel at 675 East Road Loop, 613-338-2377
Camp K9 7, 97c Shady Maple Lane Road, Birds Creek, 613-332-3359

Opening Ceremonies: 9:00 am at the North Hastings Community Centre.

Show Hours:

North Hastings Community Centre: Thursday, Friday & Saturday:  9:30am-6pm, Sunday: 9:30am-5pm

Curling Club: Thursday, Friday & Saturday:  9:30am-6pm, Sunday: 9:30am-5pm

Purchase your wristband at the entrances to either the Arena or the Curling Club indoor venues. Your wristband will give you access for all 3 Venues! Cash Only at Front Door: Please note some vendors will be cash only as well.

Adults: Age 17 & Up - $15 per day

2 day pass- $20.00 / 3 day pass- $25.00 / 4 day pass $35.00

Youth: Age 7 to 16 - $5.00 per day

Children: Age 6 & under- Free

Full Accessibility for all Venues
ATM Machines & Food Vendors on site

Looking for Accommodations? Check out the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce for Accommodations!