Gem Festival in Glen Innes Highlands

The Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show
March 7, 8, 9, and 10 in 2019


The lure of the deep rich, royal blue sapphire – we’re part of the state’s most prolific sapphire region & the world’s richest mineral diversity belt…

Increasingly, fossickers are flocking to Glen Innes Highlands’ gemfields. You don’t need a licence, it’s simple, cheap & fun for the whole family with the opportunity to strike it rich.

Gem & Jewellery Show 2019

Glen Innes & District Services Club
120 Grey Street & flowing through the car park onto King George Oval

  • Times: Friday March 8 and Saturday March 9, 10am – 6pm and Sunday March 10, 10am – 3pm.
  • Daily faceting demonstrations and expert gemmologists to answer your queries.
  • Free entry with over 100 dealers trading in gemstones, fine jewellery, facet rough, lapidary supplies, crystals, beads, fossils, mineral specimens and much more.
  • Bistro meals, club raffles, electronic darts, digital jukebox and friendly locals.
  • On site crystal fossicking provided by the Glen Innes Gem and Mineral Club.

Thank you for not smoking at Minerama

Visit Emmaville Mining Museum

  • Just 30 minutes drive from Glen Innes to view the huge collection of gems and minerals plus mining memorabilia from days of old including Chinese tin mining history.
  • Open 10am – 4pm, closed Thursdays. $2 entry.
  • View the nationally renowned Curnow mineral collection plus the Jillet, Gilbey and Maskey Collections.
  • See over 300 photographs of mines and miners, Emmaville & local community.

Glen Innes and District Services Club

Rest Point Group

Glen Innes Severn Council

Glen Innes Highlands Tourist Association

Lions Club Glen Innes



Supported by the NSW Government