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July 2022

Belleville Knife Expo

July 8 - July 9
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, 200 S Belt E
Belleville, IL 62220 United States
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Friday  1 PM To 7 PM Saturday 9 AM To 4 PM Admission $4.00 Each Day, 2 Day Pass $6.00 Early Bird Admission $50.00 Tables $50.00 each

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ABS New England Hammer-In

July 15 - July 17
The New England School of Metalwork, 7 Albiston Way
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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$65

Sponsored by the American Bladesmith Society.

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August 2022

Cumberland County Knife & Gun Show with Col. Coon Collectors

August 6 - August 7
Cumberland County Community Complex, 1398 Livingston Rd
Crossville, TN 38571 United States
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A gun show that hosts a separate room devoted just to knives with some additional knife dealers as well. In part, the more-or-less official annual gathering of Colonel Coon knife collectors. Held the same weekend as the "world's longest yard sale" (the 127 Yard Sale). Crossville is a major site for this annual event and 127 passes by just a couple of blocks from the show.

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Idaho Traditional and Tactical Knife Show

August 13
Courtyard by Marriott Boise West/Meridian, 1789 Eagle Road
Meridian, ID 83642 United States
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7th Annual. All proceeds go to the Idaho Knife Association to promote the education and growth of the knife making community.

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Central Kentucky Knife Club Knife Show

August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 20 @ 4:00 pm UTC+0
Clarion Hotel Convention Center [Lexington, KY], 1950 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511 United States
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Sponsored by the Central Kentucky Knife Collectors Club. The Central Kentucky Knife Club Show will be in the Clarion Hotel Convention Center, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511. For info contact Kathy Litton 502-863-1840

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ABS Mid-America Bladesmithing Symposium & Knife Show

August 25 - August 27
Miami County Fairgrounds [Troy, OH], 650 N County Rd 25A
Troy, OH 45373 United States
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Sponsored by the American Bladesmith Society. Knife show is Saturday afternoon, open to the public.

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Gateway Area Knife Club Cutlery Fair

August 27 @ 9:00 am - August 28 @ 5:00 pm UTC-4
Holiday Inn Sunset Hills, 10709 Watson Rd
St. Louis, MO 63127 United States
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$5.00

GAKC's annual event -- if you like knives or need a knife for home, work, or recreation, this is where you'll want to be! NEW LOCATION: The show is now located at the Holiday Inn Sunset Hills, St. Louis, MO 63127 Visit us on Facebook @gatewayareaknifeclub.stl

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September 2022

USN Gathering XIII

September 1 - September 3
Planet Hollywood Hotel & Resort, 3667 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States
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The annual gathering of the Usual Suspect Network; primarily a show for tactical knives.

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Louisiana Knife Show

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Le Béni Grand, 717 Duhon Rd
Lafayette, LA 70507 United States
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3rd Annual Louisiana Knife Show sponsored by the Louisiana Custom Knife Association. To be held at the Le Béni Grand Event Venue, Lafayette, LA

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Central States Hammer In and Knife Show

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Silver Anvil Metalcraft, 486 Branson Landing Blvd, Boulevard Suite 203,
Branson, MO 65616 United States
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This a 4 state traveling knife show and hammer in. This year it's in Branson, Missouri. We have demonstrations all day long as well as a cutting competition. Knife makers from all over the mid-west come to sell knives. There are usually around 10-15 Forged In Fire alumnus there as well as well as a good representation from the ABS in Master Smiths and Journeyman Smiths.

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Lehigh Valley Knife Show (fall)

September 24 - September 25
Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township, 4100 Green Pond Rd
Easton, PA 18045 United States
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$7.00

New, antique, custom, factory, kitchen, hunting, military, shiny, rusty, trappers, carving, cooking, gardening, kitchen, bush-craft, swords, bayonets, daggers, folding, Damascus, stainless steel, carbon steel, alloy steel, forged, pocket, Bowies, tomahawks, Bali-songs, razors, sharpeners, sheaths, and books! Bring your supervised children. No charge if under 13. No charge for uniformed Scouts. Show your family, children, and friends the beauty and fascination of quality knives!

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Twin Cities Knife Show

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - October 2 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Marriott Minneapolis Airport, 2020 American Boulevard East
BLOOMINGTON, MN 55425 United States
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The First Annual Twin Cities Knife Show is set to be a fantastic event bringing together Knife Makers and Bladesmiths to showcase and sell their creations. This is a 3 day event. The show will only allow the actual creators of the knife to participate and sell. They will be no mass produced knife suppliers allow within the show. SHOW HOURS: Friday, September 30: 12pm - 5pm Saturday, October 1: 8am - 5pm Sunday, October 2: 9am - 2pm Guest…

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October 2022

Bowie’s Memorial Hammer-In

October 7 - October 9
Farmhouse Gallery and Gardens, 21 Covered Bridge Ln
Unicoi, TN 37692 United States
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Bowie's Memorial Hammer-In will be held in Unicoi, TN, and sponsored by the State of Franklin Blacksmith's Guild in association with the Appalachian Area Chapter of Blacksmiths. For info call Alan 423-773-1161, Kurt 931-309-1416, or Matt 423-557-9616; or email ALongmire4@gmail.com, kurt.krieger63@gmail.com, mattsdamascus@yahoo.com, or visit www.AACBlacksmiths.org. For camping reservations, visit https://www.hipcamp.com/en-US/tennessee/farmhouse-gallery-gardens/farmhouse-gallery-gardens. Numerous hotels available as well. The format is a series of demonstrations of any and all aspects of bladesmithing, from history to technique to whatever. One demo at a time,…

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Blade Show West

October 7 - October 8
Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple St
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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Appleton, Wisconsin (March 8, 2022) – BLADE Show West, the largest Western knife event featuring the top names in custom and factory knives, will take place Friday-Saturday, October 7-8, 2022, at its new, expanded location in Salt Lake City, Utah. Moving the show to the Salt Palace Convention Center from previous years’ venues (Long Beach, California and Portland, Oregon) was an easy decision given all the amenities that Utah’s most populous city has to offer. Knifemakers, manufacturers and knife enthusiasts…

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Blade Show West

October 7 @ 10:00 am - October 8 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple St
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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Blade Show West is moving again, this year's show will be held in Salt Lake City. Attendees will be able to explore aisles of rare, unique and custom blades from across the globe, all from renowned knife makers and companies. In addition to the hard-to-find blades, you’ll have the chance to stock up on one-of-a-kind finds, accessories and more.        BLADE Show West offers every type of blade you can imagine, from everyday carry and gear, to specialty…

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Friday Night Blade Affair

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Embassy Suites Anaheim South, 11767 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92840 United States
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The California Custom Knife Show proudly presents Friday Night Blade Affair. Come experience some of the latest creations these makers will have to offer. Knives will be available for purchase via lottery and auction.

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Fall California Custom Knife Show

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - October 23 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Embassy Suites Anaheim South, 11767 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92840 United States
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An incredible display of handmade knives from some of the finest makers in the world. These knife makers will be accompanied by the top purveyors, retailers, suppliers, and craftsman in the Every Day Carry community!

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November 2022

Spirit of Steel Fall Pigeon Forge Knife Show

November 4 - November 6
Smoky Mountain Convention Center, 4010 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 United States
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Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show

November 12 - November 13
Expo Square (Tulsa Fairgrounds), 4145 E. 21st St.
Tulsa, OK United States
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Wanenmacher's Tulsa Gun Show is the largest gun show in the world, held twice a year – includes enough knife dealers to make a sizable show on its own. The show is held in the 446,400 square foot Tulsa Expo Center, one of the largest clearspan buildings in the world.  (It even hosts the world famous Chili Bowl midget car race each January, on a clay track inside the center. )

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April 2023

Solvang Custom Knife Show

April 28, 2023 - April 29, 2023
Hotel Corque, 400 Alisal Road
Solvang, CA 93463 United States
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