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Prospectors’ Gemboree is coming to the Crater of Diamonds
Jun 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! We are getting ready to celebrate diamond miners in Arkansas once again during the 7th Annual Prospectors’ Gemboree, on Saturday, June 17. This year’s festivities will include fun family games and great prizes, an exciting treasure hunt in our 37.5-acre diamond search area, plus more surprises to be announced! Pick up a complete schedule of activities at the park visitor center on the day of the event.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., don’t miss the 11th Annual Famous Crater Diamonds Exhibition, at the Diamond Discovery Center. Meet Crater diamond finders and collectors, and hear the stories “behind the finds” during this rare display of diamonds found in Arkansas!
All Prospectors’ Gemboree games and activities are free with purchase of mine admission ($10 for ages 13 & up; $6 for ages 6 – 12; ages five and under are free). For more information, contact Crater of Diamonds State Park at 870-285-3113 or by e-mail at CraterofDiamonds@arkansas.com. Or visit www.CraterofDiamondsStatePark.com. Come celebrate diamond miners in Arkansas during the 7th Annual Prospectors’ Gemboree on June 17!
Most recent significant precipitation: June 1, 2017
Diamond finds for the week of May 28, 2017 (100 points=1 carat):
May 29 – Doug Nelsen, Winneconne, WI, 6 pt. white; Manuel Urban, Arkadelphia, AR, 3 pt. brown, 27 pt. brown
May 30 – Melissa True, Sadieville, KY, 38 pt. white; Kimberly Fincke, Burnet, TX, 51 pt. white
May 31 – Megan Nagel, Machesney Park, IL, 31 pt. white
June 2 – Darlene Roth, North Olmsted, OH, 7 pt. white; Douglas Newton, Bogart, GA, 3 pt. white
June 3 – Dan Boswell, Davis City, IA, 13 pt. white