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: $45.00 EACH (includes one admission tickets
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Chief Dennis Smith; 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 Badges-patches-toy police cars-buckles-photos-historical documents-hats-helmets-cuffs-antique batons-mini badges-T-shirts-pins and more!
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.
CA - Law Enforcement Historical Society’s 14th 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 14th Annual California Law Enforcement Historical Society (CLEHS) Police Memorabilia Collector’s Show will be held at the San Luis Obispo Veteran’s Memorial Hall on Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 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. 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
MI - 33rd Annual Detroit Area Police & Fire Collectors Show and Exhibit
LOCATION: UFCW Union Hall, 876 Horace Brown Drive, Madison Heights, Michigan
TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
HOSTED BY: Bob Blickensdorf, Mike Duvall & Dave Loar
SETUP TIME: 7 AM - 9 AM
TABLE COST: $25
ADMISSION COST: $5 - Kids 12 and under free
INFORMATION: This is a closed show. Attendees must have police or fire ID, be a known collector or accompanied by one of the above. Current badges may not be bought, sold or traded. Reproduction items must be marked as such. Firearms may not be sold at the show. Failure to comply with any show rules may result in expulsion from the show and/or exclusion from future shows.
For tables contact: Dave Loar, 2547 Astoria Blvd, Howell, MI 48843-7653, 517-404-9781, firstname.lastname@example.org . For information contact Mike Duvall, 586-709-6891, email@example.com, Todd Hansen firstname.lastname@example.org or Bill Pace email@example.com.
CA - 2017 National Police Collectors Show
LOCATION: Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California
TIME: August 19: 9am - 5pm, August 20; 9am - 2pm
HOSTED BY: Doubletree Hotel Ontario Airport, located next to the Convention Center, at 222 North Vineyard Avenue, Ontario, CA 91764
SETUP TIME: Friday August 18, noon - 5pm
TABLE COST: $80
ADMISSION COST: $5 Children under 18 free
INFORMATION: The California Law Enforcement Historical Society will host the 2017 National Police Collectors Show at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California, on August 19 – 20, 2017 The Convention Center is located 38 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, on Interstate 10. Public hours for the event are 9-5 on Saturday and 9-2 on Sunday. Pre-registered exhibitors only will be allowed into the show on Friday for set-up from noon to 5. There are 300, eight foot by 30″, display tables available at $80.00 each. Special accommodations and table requests will be honored in the order of reservation. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you reserve your table early! Admission is $5.00 per person, children under 12 are free.Awards are presented for Best Historical Patch Display, Best Historical Badge Display, Best Historical Display, Best Educational and the Best of Show. If you wish to reserve a table and pay by check, please contact:
Gary Hoving, President
California Law Enforcement Historical Society
P. O. Box 475
Pismo Beach, CA 93448-0475
Phone (805) 441-4936
Email : Calpolicehistory@aol.com
The show host hotel is the Doubletree Hotel Ontario Airport, located next to the Convention Center, at 222 North Vineyard Avenue, Ontario, CA 91764, (909) 937-0900. CLEHS room rate is $119.00 per night, plus tax. The show rate is only valid until July 31, 2017. It is strongly recommended that you reserve your room early! You can now make your reservation on-line.
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OH - 1st Annual Southeastern Ohio Police Collectors Show
LOCATION: 701 East State Street, Athens, OH 45701
TIME: 9AM - 2PM
HOSTED BY: The Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society (GCPOMS)
SETUP TIME: 8AM
TABLE COST: $15
ADMISSION COST: By donation and accompanied children free
INFORMATION: Buy, sell, trade police memorabilia. 30+ 8 foot tables available at $15 each and $10 for each additional table. This is a closed show for Public Safety Professionals and known collectors. Admission is by donation. Kids accompanied by an adult admitted free. On duty uniformed officers will be admitted free. Concessions will be available. For more information email Andrew Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org.