Victor Gem & Mineral Show
June 16, 2023 9:00 AM –5:00 PM
The annual Victor Gem & Mineral Show presented by the Southern Teller County Focus Group (STCFG) in Victor, Colorado will be held June 16-18. The event will be held in downtown historic Victor and is open and free to the public.
The show will include vendors from across the state selling Colorado dug minerals. Items for sale will include polished gems, hand-crafted jewelry, rough slabs, specimens, cabochons, geodes, Cripple Creek turquoise, and more. There will also be gold and gem panning at the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum.
A geologist from Newmont CC&V will make a presentation on the geology of the gold mining district. This free presentation will be held Saturday, June 17 at 1 p.m. The presentation is free but seating is limited.
June 17 and 18 you can experience Oddities Alley, Hunk-O-Junk Antique Show and an Old Timey Medicine Show, all concurrent events of with a unique blend of vendors, food trucks, and live entertainment. The Enigma will be performing during the weekend. The Enigma is a bizarre show of original music, odd humor, and amazing stunts. The concurrent events are sponsored by the Black Monarch Hotel in Victor and Urban Cirque. Urban Cirque will present two days of aerial performances in the downtown.
In addition, the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum gift shop will be open with its collection of rocks, gems, minerals, rhodochrosite and aquamarine jewelry, geodes and gold panning for kids of all ages. The museum also houses a mineral collection as well as historic mining equipment, photos, and historic oddities. In addition, guided bus tours of the mining district and the Sunnyside Cemetery are available through the museum that weekend – see VictorMuseum.com for reservations and information.
Victor’s many shops and attractions will also be open, including Victor’s Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, antique, art, and gift shops, the German bakery, the local bars and eateries, Phantom Canyon Coffee and Gifts, as well as the local parks and Trails of Gold where you can explore the outdoors in historic gold mining country.
Also Occurs On
- Friday, June 16
- Saturday, June 17
- Sunday, June 18