Returns to Buena Vista

The Rocky Mountains are about to get a whole lot rockier! Buena Vista will host the 38th annual Contin-Tail Gem and Mineral Show Aug. 9-12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds, off U.S. 24 on Gregg Road. With over 100 vendors, guests will be able to peruse countless gems and minerals and a variety of jewelry made from beads, gems and cabochons.

Many vendors also sell tools and equipment for those who want to do their own gem, mineral and fossil hunting. Admission and parking are free.

The Contin-Tail Gem and Mineral Show CONTIN-TAIL GEM & MINERAL SHOW is one of the largest outdoor gem and mineral shows around the state, and with Mount Princeton in the background, these amazing gems, minerals and fossils are right at home. For more information, visit the website or email Greg Tunnicliff at