Annual Rockhound Gemboree 2013
50th Annual Rockhound Gemboree
August 1-4, 2013
Wanted: Food Vendors for the 2013 Rockhound Gemboree: We are looking for fresh and interesting, delicious and healthy options for the upcoming 50th Anniversary Event! Give us a call or email Gemboree@bancroftdistrict.com for more information.
We are seeking volunteers to help at the 50th Annual Rockhound Gemboree- scheduled for August 1st-4th, 2013. Please help us deliver this important community event! Call now: 613-332-1513 and pledge some time!
The 50th Annual Rockhound Gemboree was once again selected by Festivals & Events Ontario as one of the top 100.
2013 Rules of Participation for INDOOR vendors please CLICK HERE.
2013 Rules of Participation for OUTDOOR vendors please CLICK HERE.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE GEMBOREE:
Phone: 613-332-1513 or 888-443-9999 x 217
Facebook: “50th Annual Rockhound Gemboree”
Adults (17-54): $8.00 per day
Students (7-16): $7.00 per day
Ages 6 and under: free
Two Day Pass: $15
Four Day Pass: $30
Please note: There are no advanced admission sales.
North Hastings Community Centre (103 Newkirk Blvd.)
Bancroft Curling Club (63 Newkirk Blvd.)
Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Canada's largest gem & mineral show is fun for all ages. There are exhibits of rocks, crystals, gems and fossils. Shop for one-of-a-kind jewellery and art pieces or find that perfect addition to your own collection! The event brings together over 100 dealers of fine mineral specimens, gemstone jewellery, and lapidary supplies.
Join Rocky the Rockhound, rockhounds from all over North America and beyond, and those that are simply curious, at the Rockhound Gemboree.
Workshops and Activities include jewellery making, gold panning, rock climbing, geologist accompanied field trips, expert mineral identification and more!
*Mineral Collecting Field Trips*
Tours run rain or shine.
Field trips run each day during the Gemboree (Thursday-Sunday). Registration is at 9am at the site of the Annual Rockhound Gemboree (arena, 103 Newkirk Blvd., Bancroft).
Site locations will be confirmed shortly.
Mineral Collecting Prices:
$ 15.00 ages 17+
$10.00 ages 16 and under
$40.00 Familes (up to 5 people)
Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Mineral Tours average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer.
Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Collecting tours. Please come equipped for the weather. Snacks/drinks, bug spray, hats, etc. are suggested.
Please also bring a rock hammer, shovel, chisel, bucket, etc.