10 Best Gun Shows in America

Get your hands on the newest firearms from top manufacturers in the industry. 

By Alli Hill

10 Best Gun Shows in America

Whether you’re looking for your first gun or want to grow your collection, there’s only one way to find the best: Head to your nearest gun show. Gun shows give you the benefit of connecting directly with retailers and manufacturers from all over the country. It's a great way to check out the latest lines from top manufacturers and to see what best suits your interests. From Texas to West Virginia, here are some of the best gun shows in America. 

Premier Gun Shows

This long-standing gun show producer is the mastermind behind the Original Fort Worth Gun Show and countless others each year in Texas. Dealers bring their best pricing and firearms straight from the factory, as well as pre-owned guns, ammo, and other personal defense items. They also have a mobile app that you can download to get insider show information and updates during your visit. 

Midwest Arms Collectors

Featuring shows in Nevada, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Kansas, this is hands down one of the biggest gun shows in the country. Every event seems bigger than the one before it, packed full of top-rated, carefully vetted vendors and wares that will make it hard to leave empty-handed.

Showmasters Gun Shows

Open to the public, this traveling gun show is a fan-favorite place to buy, sell, and trade firearms. The exhibitors are tops in the industry and freely share their expertise to help you get the most from your purchases. Show locations include Virginia, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

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Crossroads of the West Gun Shows

Buy, sell, or trade: This show has it all. They host events throughout Utah, Arizona, California, and Nevada around the calendar and highlight some of the best names in the industry. Check their website before you go to get a discount on admission.

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Up In Arms Gun Shows

This multi-location gun show features several showcases each year in Montana and Wyoming and has some of the best prices you’ll find. All shows are open to the public and one fee covers all days of the show so you can put those savings toward your new gun purchase.

Lone Star Gun Shows

Always open to the public, vendor space tends to sell out quickly, so you can count on fully loaded shows every time. Bring your old gun to trade up, purchase new and pre-owned firearms, and find tons of other special merch to add to your collection.

Militia Armaments Gun Shows

Firearm fanatics everywhere will want to catch one of these gun shows in Missouri or Arkansas. They’re one of the biggest shows in the area and host multiple events throughout the states each year.

Great American Gun & Knife Shows

This fan-favorite gun and knife show has events throughout Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida every year. Some of the country’s best brands and manufacturers are on-site to answer questions and show off their latest and greatest firearms.  

Kim’s Gun Show, San Antonio, TX

Every third weekend of the month, Kim’s Gun Show is bringing out the best guns in San Antonio. Each show features a broad selection of guns, knives, military collectibles, and ammo to stock your collection.

Hanging Judge Promotions

Hanging Judge has become synonymous with the best gun shows in Arkansas. Multiple multi-day events throughout the year are open to the public and provide an eye-catching selection of Winchester rifles, Colt pistols, and an assortment of other firearms.

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