Military Events

Militaria Shows This Weekend 17/3/23

Here is this weekend’s (17/3/23) militaria shows and events roundup. There are plenty of fairs to choose from, both in the UK and abroad, so as always, please go and support your local shows. 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!

US, IN – Newburgh Military Collectibles & Gun Show

The Newburgh Military Collectibles & Gun Show is organised by the Evansville Military Collectors Club. Operated out of the American Legion Post 44, the Newburgh Military Collectibles & Gun Show is billed as “Guns! Ammo! Military Collectibles! Knives! and more!” What more can we say!

As with any gun show, all federal, state and local laws must be followed.

The show is an ideal place to sell and trade your items with most traders always on the look out for new items. Rumour has it the American Legion makes a great breakfast and lunch on the Saturday of the show so don’t miss out.

For more information

Website – CLICK HERE

Facebook – CLICK HERE

US, IL – Countryside Militaria Show

Offering you a fantastic selection of military collectable items, the Countryside Militaria Show in Illinois will not let you down. With no speciality for period or war, you will find items dating back to pre US civil war, right the way through to Vietnam and beyond.

Items on offer include medals, badges, daggers, swords, field gear, equipment, radios, uniforms, helmets and so much more. When weather permits, there will also be living history displays with vehicles outside, but don’t worry. Even in bad weather, the show will go ahead as the dealers are all indoors.

For more information

Website – CLICK HERE

Facebook – CLICK HERE

Canada – Toronto Military Show (Etobicoke)

The Toronto Military Show is split across 2 venues throughout the year (Oshawa and Etobicoke) so please check carefully which event is on at any given time. We have the 2 venues listed as being 2 different event locations. At each event you will find over 100 stalls offering a wide selection of military collectables from daggers and bayonets through to uniforms, badges buttons and medals. A great all around morning out for any collector.

For more information

Website – CLICK HERE

To see their other fair – CLICK HERE

Canada – CSMMI – Militaria Show & Sale

Organised by the Canadian Society of Military Medals & Insignia (CSMMI), this regular show in Ontario is a fantastic location to pick up a nice selection of items. Featuring around 50 tables at each show, you will see a variety of different collectibles, including relics, uniforms, helmets, equipment, bayonets, daggers, medals, toys, trench are and much more.

Members $5, Non members $10, Children under 15 free

For more information

Website – CLICK HERE

Facebook – CLICK HERE

Denmark – Militaria Collectors Meeting – Jutland

Organised by the Dansk Militaria Foreign (DMF) These events are officially members only. It is possible to become a member via the website. The meetings are an opportunity for private collectors to show, sell and exchange their militaria items, medals and historical literature. They have regular members’ meetings, which run from 9am until 12 o’clock, noon. And their biannual large collectors’ meeting takes place from 10am until 3pm. These are on the following dates: 2nd of April and 24th of September 2023.

For more information

Website – CLICK HERE

Italy – Piacenza Militaria

This tradition Italian military collectors fair will continue on at the Piacenza Expo. With easy access from all across Northern Italy and by default southern Europe, this is a great meeting place for like minded collectors.

For more information

Website – CLICK HERE

Facebook – CLICK HERE

UK – Hildenborough Militaria Fair

The Hildenborough Militaria Fair is a local militaria fair held at the Hildenborough village hall most months. It is located 10 minutes by car from the M25 junction 5.

Public Entry Fee: £1 per adult entry from 8am – 12pm. Under 15s are free.


UK – Royal Berkshire Militaria Fair

The Royal Berkshire Militaria Fair was a new one for 2022 but they are going strong in 2023 with a good few dates for your calendar. This is a monthly recurring fair with a few exceptions, so if you live nearby, this is definitely one for your calendar. eld in Sindlesham Court. The fair itself is indoors, with heating – which is very convenient for the colder winter months – as well as great lighting to see and examine the finer items for sale. The hall has a disabled entrance, as well as toilet facilities. And there is enough parking for 200 cars.

Traders will be supplied tables as well as up to 2 chairs. A 6ft space costs £45 but if you book 4 or more, the price comes down to £40 each. Dealer set up starts at 7am, with doors open to the public at 9am and the fair ends at 1pm.

Entry fees start at £6 for the keen collector entrance at 9am. From 10am onwards the price is £4. (Under 14s go in for free.) Please note that payment is only possible with cash.

There is a café on site, which serves coffee, tea, and of course sausage baps, so you can even enjoy your breakfast/lunch at the fair.

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UK – Stratford Upon Avon Militaria Fair

Stratford Upon Avon Militaria Fair has been in operation since 1998 and actually dates back to 1987 when it was held in Gloucester. Being just a few minutes walk from the town centre, this is an easy access show. With 90 tables on average and lots of great quality dealers. An ideal day out for the family. There is ample parking locally (Please note, it is card only, although can also be paid online via the RingGo app) so no problem for driving from further afield. Espeically given the event is just 10 minutes from the M40 junction 15 making it accessible to most of the UK’s motorway network.

Event website – Mark Carter Militaria & Medal Fairs

UK – North Essex Militaria Fair

North Essex Militaria Fair brings you a vast selection of militaria from top dealers across the UK. Organised by Keith Beaumont from “Antiquities of the reich” the show is held a few times a year at the Marks Tey Parish Hall. With easy access from the A12 off Junction 25 or via the M11 and A120. You could also visit via train from Londons Liverpool street station.

There is a large free carpark and fresh hot and cold food & drink throughout the day.

Entry –  £3 for adults and under 16s are free.

Doors open at 9:30am and the show closes down at 3pm.

For anymore information please visit their website – CLICK HERE

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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