Gem and Mineral Show In Quartzsite
Jan. 1 – Feb. 28, 2010
It is now January and time to head to Quartzsite, AZ to attend the rock and mineral shows. RV’s come to Quartzsite in droves during this time of year. Many visitors stay for several days and others for one or two months. In addition to the rock and mineral shows, the town of Quartzsite also hosts RV, car shows, arts and crafts shows and swap meets.
Quartzsite, Arizona, is located approximately 20 miles east of the Colorado River, on I-10. The town of Quartzsite has been a rockhound’s paradise since 1965. Quartzsite’s population grows to well over a million visitors every January and February. Hundreds of vendors participate in Quartzsite’s gem shows and swap meet every year.
The vendors sell rocks, minerals, gift items, arts and crafts and jewelry. You can buy raw geodes, quartz crystals and many other types of rocks and minerals. Quartzsite’s shows offer you the opportunity to buy items that you can’t find anywhere else. Unusual and unique items are what draw thousands of visitors each year.
DesertUSA makes Quartzsite an annual trip to stock up on items for our online store. Some of our best selling items come from the Quartzsite shows. The agate bookends are very popular as well as the break at home geodes. We sell a lot of the agate night lights, quartz and amethyst candle holders, agate wind chimes and other unique craft gifts.
If you can’t make it to Quartzsite, no worries. You can browse through DesertUSA’s online store to shop for rocks, minerals, jewelry and other goodies. Here are a few of our more popular items:
There is one motel in Quartzsite with online reservations – Super 8 Motel – click here. (Rates, availability and reservations online)
Camping & RV Parks
There are camping and a plethora of RV accommodations in and around Quartzsite. For more information, contact:
- Quartzsite Chamber of Commerce
495 Main Event Lane
Quartzsite, Arizona 85346
- Arizona State Parks 602-542-4174
- Arizona National Forests 800-280-CAMP
Show List 2010
November 01 2009 – February 28, 2010 Prospectors Panorama
January 01 – February 28, 2010 Desert Gardens -Gem & Mineral
January 01 – January 10, 2010 Tyson Wells Rock & Gem Show
January 09 – February 24, 2010 Main Event
January 15 – January 24, 2010 Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama
January 16 – January 24, 2010 Sports, Vacation & RV Show
January 27 – January 31. 2010 Hobby Craft & Gem Show
January 29 – February 7, 2010 Tyson Wells Arts & Craft Fair
January 20 – January 24, 2010 Annual Pow Wow
January 30 – January 31, 2010 Rock & Roll Car Show
February 13, 2010 Blue Grass Festival at Tyson Wells
February 27, 2010 Chili Cook-Off & State Salsa Championship
ADMISSION IS FREE TO THE SHOWS
For show information, please contact:
Town of Quartzsite, AZ
PO Box 2812
465 N. Plymouth Ave.
Quartzsite, AZ 85346
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