O t t a w a   L a p s m i t h & M i n e r a l   C l u b

About the Show

The Annual Show is the highlight of our year, and the fundraiser which keeps the workshop functioning.The venue is filled to capacity with dealers, customers and onlookers. Where else can one shop for some of the best gemstones and minerals in the world offered at very reasonable prices. In addition to dealers, the show features demonstrations, displays, seminars and informal gemstone evaluations.

52nd Annual OLMC Gem and Mineral Show

September 15th and 16th, 2018, at the Nepean Sportsplex, in Ottawa. Sat. 10 am - 6 pm, Sun. 10 am - 5 pm. Door Prizes. There are over 60 dealers and exhibitors with gemstones, minerals, fossils, jewellery, crystals, beads, equipment, carvings and so much more. Plus, the OLMC will host colourful displays, demonstrations and hands-on activities, and mineral and gem identification.

Entrance Fees:

General Admission: $8.00
12yrs & under, Free

Sportsplex Location:

The Nepean Sportsplex is located at 1701 Woodroffe Avenue north of the Ottawa Greenbelt, near the former Confederation High School along OC Transpo route 95. [ Google Map ].


Parking is free at the Sportsplex, though the asphalt is in need of repair in some places.

Food and Beverages:

Cohen's canteen will be open to provide drinks and a limited menu. Show vendors can place orders for lunch ahead of time for pick up. There is also a smaller cantenn and vending machines on the main floor.

Vendors: For more information and table pricing, please Click Here