07 - 10 August
Gemfest - Festival of Gems celebrates its 27th in 2014! This event showcases Australian and International gemstones. The festival enjoys a high profile in the industry as a Premier Australian Gem Show.
Visitors, fossickers and lapidary enthusiasts from all over Australia come to browse and maybe find that something special. The traders travel from all around Australia and overseas to bring the latest innovations and information. There are also a number of general interest traders to involve the wider community.... more
Gemfest is four days of gemstones, food and entertainment. The Jewels of the Outback exhibition is a must to see which has private collections and rare and beautiful stones that can only be seen at Gemfest - Festival of Gems. There's more than AUD15,000 dollars worth of prizes to be won, maybe you'll find your own sapphire in the designated shallow fossicking area's.... less
Yes. Must be on lead at all times. Owners need to take responsibility with own pooper scooper.
How To Get There
Drive west along the Capricorn Highway from Emerald 40 kilometres. Turn left and drive another three kilometres to the Gemfest site. A free bus is also running between Rubyvale Sapphire and Anakie. There is no camping at the Gemfest site, however, there are a number of caravan/camping parks in the Gemfields.
07 - 10 August
|Adult||$10.00||07 - 10 Aug||Day pass. Adult Four Day Passport AUD20 includes entry into mega draw of amazing gems and jewellery prizes!|
|Student||$2.00||07 - 10 Aug|
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