Military Events

Militaria Shows This Weekend 10/3/23

Each Thursday we compile a list of all the militaria shows and events happening over the weekend. This weekend (10/3/23) is a pretty quiet one but as always, please go and support your local fairs. They are the absolute best way to see and handle militaria in person, to meet new people in the collecting world, and of course to find bargains!

Germany – Forum Historicum Wirges

With around 100 exhibitors, this German show will give you a wide selection of military historical collectables. You will find a lot of experienced traders and collectors.

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USA, MA – West Springfield Militaria Firearm & Knife Show

The West Springfield Militaria Firearm & Knife Show is organised by the North East Gun Shows who run a few of the other large gun & knife shows in the US. Although billed as a gun and knife show, it does host a lot of militaria dealers and as the show has hundreds of tables to browse, you will not be short of interesting items to browse!

Please note – All local, state and federal laws must be followed at all times.

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US, OK – Heartland Militaria Show

The Heartland Militaria Show is a huge show in Oklahoma in the United States.

With over 500 tables, this show really stands out. Located in the Choctaw Casino Events Centre, it has ample space for both traders and visitor alike. The show runs for 2 days with an extra day added beforehand for trader setup. Tickets are $10 but if you want, you can have an early entry 3-day pass for £50. Opening times are 9am-5pm on Saturday and 9am-3pm on Sunday.

The organisers of the Heartland Militaria Show are also responsible for organising the Greater New Orleans Show.

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USA, VA – Williamsburg Military Antiques Collectors Club Swap Meet

The Williamsburg Military Antiques Collectors Club Swap Meet is a monthly recurring event on the third Thursday of each month.

Australia – Bathurst Arms Fair

The Bathurst Arms Fair is an Australia based arms and militaria collectors fair. On site you will find a great selection of vintage, used and modern firearms and accessories. Plus of course militaria collectables and vintage items. With over 50 traders at each show, you will not struggle to find interesting items. This is a 2-day event held each March in New South Wales, Australia. Prices are $15 per adult but you can also buy a family ticket which includes 2 adults and 2 children, for $24. Opening times are from 9am – 4:30pm on the Saturday and 9am – 3:30 on the Sunday.

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UK – Chatham Militaria Fair

Chatham Militaria Fair is a UK show recurring on the second Sunday of every month at Chatham Historic Dockyards (with some occasional exceptions). The event is held on Slip No.5 of the historic dockyard at Chatham and is currently the only undercover monthly fair solely for militaria sale in the UK. There’s 36.000 square feet of space for dealers, meaning the show often brings a large selection. Thanks to being under cover, the show is never cancelled due to wind or rain.

Traders can enter from 5:30am and the public from 7am with the show closing at 2pm.

For traders this is a great show, no need to book a table. Just show up in your vehicle between 5:30 and 7am, pay £60 as you enter and off you go!


UK – Durham Medal & Militaria Fair

The Durham Medal & Militaria Fair takes place around every 2 months at Bowborn Community Centre in County Durham. With over 40 dealers on average offering a wide selection of medals, military, helmets, uniforms, documents, WW1/WW2 and much much more. There’s few areas of militaria not covered.

Most dealers in attendance have a speciality of their own who would be more than happy to make offers and value items you may have. Entry – 8:30am – 1pm. £2 public entry per person.

UK – Hertfordshire Militaria & Medal Fair

The Hertfordshire Militaria & Medal Fair has been going since 1993 – previously under the name, Watford Militaria & Medal Fair. Organised by Sovereign Military Fairs the fair recently moved to a new venue. The fair is always moving with the times. Now much more accessible from the M25 motorway (Junction 17) the new venue makes life much easier for visitors.

Light refreshments are available on site and there’s free parking. Dealers table prices start from £35 for the day.

Admission – 9am – 10am – £4; 10am-2pm – £2.50

Accompanying children under 12 free

Italy – Fiera Militare del Triveneto

Fiera Militare del Triveneto simply translates to Triveneto Militaria Fair. This collectors show is filled with all sorts of militaria from all eras, including uniforms, medals, equipment, documents, etc. This town is famous for its trade and has organised trade fairs since the 7th Century!

Opening times are between 8am and 6pm on the Saturday and 8am until 5pm on the Sunday, with traders getting an extra day to set up on the Friday as well as some extra hours to pack up on Sunday. Entry is 8€ with a discount for up to 14 year olds (6€) and under 10s are free.

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At Militaria Today we have compiled the world’s most extensive militaria fairs and events list. We strive to be as accurate as we can. However, all events are subject to change, so we recommend checking with the event organisers before travelling, in case of any last-minute changes. We cover a worldwide market, so it can be hard to keep up with last-minute amendments.

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