There are so many fantastic Opal trade shows, festivals and exhibitions around Australia that everyone is welcome to visit.  Why not find a number of Opal shows to visit around Australia and make a trip out of it.

Coober Pedy Gem Trade Show 2019
Apr 20 – Apr 21 all-day
Coober Pedy Gem Trade Show 2019 @ The Croatian Club | Coober Pedy | South Australia | Australia

The 2019 Coober Pedy Gem Trade Show, specialising in rough and cut opal, will be held on the 20th and 21st of April. The trade show will coincide with the Opal Festival, offering visitors a vast array of entertainment options over the Easter long weekend.

The Croatian Club host the Gem Trade Show, providing a professional and air-conditioned environment for the numerous local and national exhibitors who will be able to showcase high quality opals at trade prices to international and domestic buyers.

Winton Opal Trade Show 2019
Jul 12 – Jul 13 all-day

QBOA hold an annual Opal Festival with associated Trade Show in Winton at the second week of July. The Winton Opal Festival and  Trade Show is generally the first on the circuit of eastern states trade shows held in opal producing areas of Australia.

The Winton Opal Trade Show is held along Elderslie Street, between Werna Street and Oondooroo Street. The main street will be closed to traffic, where you will find traders selling rough and cut stones, as well as jewellery pieces, and allied souvenir items. You may also find some surprises!

Trading is held here for two days and is open to the public.


Yowah Opal Festival 2019
Jul 20 – Jul 22 all-day

It is a gem of a place this little four block town in Outback Queensland, and we celebrate our uniqueness with an annual festival – The Yowah Opal Festival. Yowah’s opal celebration occurs on the third weekend of the month of July each year. Located two hours drive from Cunnamulla on a sealed road.

World class museum specimens of Yowah Nut Opal, Ironstone Matrix Opal, Opalized Wood Opal, Yowah Boulder Opal and Boulder Opal are on display as the locals share their prize collections with all. The Yowah Opal festival is fully catered and licensed for the week -end. Morning and afternoon tea, and three meals a day are cooked on the premises. Fresh food is provided including pit roasts, bar-b-ques, and smorgasbord for a three day bit of variety, including breakfast all days and on Monday before guests hit the track. Music and dancing is part of the festivities.

Lightning Ridge Opal & Gem Festival 2019
Jul 24 – Jul 27 all-day
Lightning Ridge Opal & Gem Festival 2019 @ Lightning Ridge & District Bowling Club

Jewellers, buyers, wholesalers, miners, rock hounds, lapidary enthusiasts and tourists are invited to experience the best Lightning Ridge has to offer with this culmination of information, spectacular jewellery, collectables, great deals and fantastic networking opportunities.

The Opal & Gem Expo boasts over 150 stalls with a huge range of products including gemstones, tools, lapidary supplies and lifestyle products.

Australian Opal Exhibition Gold Coast 2019
Aug 1 – Aug 2 all-day

The 2018 trade only Australian Opal Exhibition presents an opportunity to view an extensive display of Australian opal and opal jewellery, the largest range ever to be seen in one attractive location.

QT Gold Coast

7 Staghorn Avenue
Surfers Paradise Qld 4217 Australia