Shows & Events
Listed below are upcoming shows or events of interest to collectors of Police, Fire, Military and other Law Enforcement Memorabilia.
If you have a show you would like listed (FREE) please click on the link below and provide us with the details via our simple form.
CA - 35th Annual Porky D. Swine Police Memorabilia Show
LOCATION: Taylor Hall, 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711
HOSTED BY: Claremont Police Department
SETUP: Table setup starts at 7:30am
TABLES: $35.00 EACH (includes one admission tickets
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Chief Dennis Smith; firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
All proceeds benefit the Irwindale and Claremont Police Explorers Posts.
DESCRIPTION: California's longest running patch and badge police collectibles swap meet. Displays only may be placed free of charge on the stage area. There will be a display contest, food, drinks and lots of fun. Badges-patches-toy police cars-buckles-photos-historical documents-hats-helmets-cuffs-antique batons-mini badges-T-shirts-pins and more!
Gene Gianuzzi - firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Dennis B. Smith - email@example.com
Bill Selonek - firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Cardaras - email@example.com
Dan Gurule - firstname.lastname@example.org
Gerry Skinner - email@example.com
WEB SITE: www.porkydswine.com
DIRECTIONS: From all areas take I-10 (San Bernardino Freeway) to Indian Hill Blvd. Go North approximately 2 1/2 miles on Indian Hill Blvd. to Taylor Hall - or - From the 210 (Foothill) Freeway exit Towne Avenue, go North one block turning East on Baseline Road to South on Indian Hill Blvd. to show location. Exclusive hotel for event is the Doubletree, 555 W. Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711 (reg $239 to $309 a night just $89 a night for the show). Click on this link to make your reservations: www.doubletreeclaremont.com Enter Group/Convention code PMB.
FL - 2015 Vacation Capital Police Collectors Show
LOCATION: Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Drive, Orlando, Florida
TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
HOSTED BY: Doug Sarubbi, firstname.lastname@example.org , Day: 407-351-9368 Night: 407-297-1232
CO-HOSTS: Ron Bartholome and John Holmes
SETUP TIME: 7:30 AM
TABLE COST: $25
ADMISSION COST: $2
INFORMATION: For more information contact the show host listed above. Please confirm table reservations by mailing payment to: Dug Sarubbi, 4023 Dalmon Drive, Orlando, Florida 32835. A special room rate of $77 is available for Friday and Saturdays nights. Call 1-800-627-8258 for hotel reservations and mention the "OCSO-Doug Sarubbi-Vaction Capital Police Show" by name. There is also free onsite parking for attendees and guests.
Make plans now to attend this fabulous show and then spend the weekend enjoying the attractions. Enjoy the sights of Orlando from the new "Orlando Eye", Ferris wheel for a spectacular view of Orlando, 400 feet in the air. Or visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum or the SEA LIFE Aquarium. New restaurants and attractions are all within walking distance from the hotel. Book your hotel reservations early. Follow us on Facebook at 2015 Vacation Capital Police Collectors Show. Please feel free to pass along the flyer through your email contact list. Hope to See You There.
CA - Law Enforcement Historical Society’s 12th Annual Police Memorabilia Collector’s Show
LOCATION: San Luis Obispo Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 801 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA.
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY: Gary Hoving
SETUP TIME: 8 AM
TABLE COST: $40
ADMISSION COST: $5 per person children under 12 free
INFORMATION: The California Law Enforcement Historical Society’s 12th Annual Police Memorabilia Collector’s Show will be held at the San Luis Obispo Veteran’s Memorial Hall on Saturday, July 11, 2015, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Veteran’s Hall is located at 801 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA. The show is a fund raiser for the California Law Enforcement Historical Society and is hosted by Gary Hoving There are 55, eight foot tables available at $40.00 each; Society members pay $35.00 each. Reserve your table early as the show sells out every year! Admission is $5.00 per person, children under 12 are free. Awards are presented for Best Patch Display, Best Badge Display, Best Historical Display, Best Educational Display and Best of Show. "Table Reservations"
HOSTS: The show is a fund raiser for the California Law Enforcement Historical Society and is hosted by Gary Hoving
CA - Antique Fire Memorabilia Swap Meet
LOCATION: Los Angeles County Fire Department Museum, 9834 Flora Street, Bellflower, CA 90706
TIME: 8AM - 2PM
HOSTED BY: Los Angeles County Fire Department Museum
INFORMATION: Swap meet and vendor day with museum open for tours, highlighting EMERGENCY 51 memorabilia. For additional information contact 661-965-8632, or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
MO - 2015 National Police Collectors Show
LOCATION: St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Plaza St. Charles, Missouri 63303
TIME: August 1: 9am - 5pm, August 2; 9am - 3pm
HOSTED BY: Embassy Suites
SETUP TIME: Friday July 30
TABLE COST: $75
ADMISSION COST: $5 Children under 18 free
INFORMATION: The National Police Collectors Show is the premier annual event for police collectors from around the world. There will be a little over 275 tables available for the display, trading, and selling of memorabilia that will include many museum quality displays of historical police items.St. Charles is a suburb of St. Louis, MO located on the Missouri River at I-70. The show’s host hotel is the Embassy Suites and special room rates are available. Daily admission is $5 for those 18 and older; those under 18 are free. Your show hosts are Frank Selvaggio, Don Magruder & Bob Shockey. Questions: Don Magruder, email: email@example.com or 314 692-0727. Register online to reserve your table at the 2015 Show.
IN - 2016 NATIONAL POLICE COLLECTORS SHOW
LOCATION: Indianapolis Convention Center, 100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225
TIME: August 20 9AM to 5PM, August 21, 9AM to 3PM
HOSTED BY: Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
SETUP TIME: August 19
TABLE COST: Trade $80
ADMISSION COST: $5 Children under 12 free
INFORMATION: Join collectors from around the world as they descend on Indianapolis for the 2016 National Police Collectors Show. Patches, badges, toys and other novelty items of the profession. Many collectors are bringing their own personal collection to display for everyone to see. There will be prizes for: Best Patch Display, Best Badge Display, Best Overall Display, and Most Unique Display. Host hotel: Hyatt Regency Indianapolis Venue: Indianapolis Convention Center
HOSTS: Matt Morgan firstname.lastname@example.org
2nd Mesa-Phoenix Law Enforcement Collectible Show
LOCATION: Windemere Hotel & Conference Center, 5750 E. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85207
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY: WINDEMERE HOTEL & RESORT CENTER 5750 E. MAIN STREET, MESA, ARIZONA 85205 PHONE #: 1-800-888-3561 / 480- 985-3600
SETUP TIME: 8 AM
TABLE COST: $30
ADMISSION COST: $4, kids free
INFORMATION: LOCATION: WINDEMERE HOTEL & RESORT CENTER 5750 E. MAIN STREET, MESA, ARIZONA 85205 PHONE #: 1-800-888-3561 / 480- 985-3600, *special room rates of $ 49.00 for rooms reserved for the show even if before or after show. Call and mention Police Collectible Rates. If enough people reserve rooms, will have a “Pre-show” get together at the Hotel. Hotel has a website to see the facilities: www.windemerehotelmesa.com TABLES: 45 tables are available. Tables are $ 30.00 and need to be PREPAID! ** SEND PAYMENT TO: Jim Ward, 7757 E. Caballero Circle, Mesa, AZ 85207 ADMISSION: $ 4.00 DONATION – KIDS FREE * 1 TABLE HOLDER ASSISTANT IS FREE! Email if questions: email@example.com Phone 480-699-4559 (home); cell phone is 419-656-4115. The first show was SOLD OUT. Show was well attended with a nice mixture of law enforcement collectible items. Show is being hosted by Jim & Shirley Ward. Jim is retired Chief of Police from Ohio now residing in Mesa, AZ. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Hope to have another great show. Nice location with pool/hot tub; bring your family and make a weekend getaway.
IL - ILEETA Police Collectors Show
LOCATION: Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090
HOSTED BY: The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association
TABLES: $15.00 EACH (donation to COPS)
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00 donation to COPS
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Tom Engelmann, 315-569-7212, firstname.lastname@example.org
DESCRIPTION: The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association will be sponsoring a Police Memorabilia Collectors Show during its annual training conference. The show starts at 1pm and ends at 8pm. A $5 donation will be requested at the door. A $15 donation will be requested for a table. All proceeds will be donated to Concerns of Police Survivors. If you have any questions or wish to reserve a table contact Tom Engelmann at 315-569-7212 or at email@example.com.
VA - Fairfax County Police Association Badge & Patch Show
LOCATION: Fairfax County Police Association Hall, 5625 Revercomb Court, Fairfax, VA 22030
TIME: 10AM - 3PM
HOSTED BY: Fairfax County Police Association
SETUP TIME: 9:00AM
TABLE COST: $20
ADMISSION: $5 - Spouses and children free
INFORMATION: For table reservations make checks payable to FCPA and mail to PO Box 917, Purcellville, VA 20134-0917. Tables are assigned on a first come first serve basis. Food & Drink available for purchase, Plenty of free parking, numerous local hotels and trophies will be awarded. For additional information contact Larry or Bill at firstname.lastname@example.org
HOSTS: Fairfax County Police Association
From Richmond, VA and points South:
I-95 to VA 286 North (Fairfax Co. Pky.)
Left on Popes Head Road
Left on Revercomb Court
Left into parking lot (follow sign)
From Baltimore, MD and points North:
I-95 to I-495
I-495 West to I-495 South
I-66 to VA 286 South (Fairfax Co. Pky.)
Right on Popes Head Road
Left on Revercomb Court
Left into parking lot (follow sign)