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August Gem Faire Slated At Alameda Fairgrounds

Gem Faire, West Coast’s Premier Jewelry and Bead Show, returns to the Alameda County Fairgrounds next month.

The fairgrounds are at 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, and the show runs Friday through Sunday, Aug. 5 through 7. Hours are Friday, noon to 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event is open to the public. Admission of $7 is valid for the entire weekend.

Jewelry and gem dealers from all over the world will be on site with the largest selection of fine jewelry, gems, beads, minerals, crystals, pearls and much more. Take advantage of buying direct from the importers and wholesalers. From loose gemstones, raw minerals and millions of bead strands, to finished jewelry, supplies and tools, find them all under one roof. Jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing service is available while you shop. Gem Faire will also be holding a free door prize drawing every hour throughout the event.


Mark your calendar now; Gem Faire will be in Pleasanton for three days only. For more information, visit or contact Gem Faire, Inc. at 503-252-8300 or