Bringing America’s Best Gun and Knife Shows to the Midwest for Over 20 Years

Welcome to MAC Shows: Where gun and knife enthusiasts, families, and vendors converge to celebrate a shared passion for craftsmanship, community, and our Second Amendment rights. Discover the finest selection of firearms, tactical gear, and unique crafts at your local MAC Show.

Looking For Tickets to the Next Midwest Arms Collector Gun & Knife Show?

Check out this shortlist of our next 4 show dates. You can also see a list of all of our shows coming up or MAC Shows by state using either of the buttons below!

09:00 am-05:00 pm
09:00 am-03:00 pm
Shoppers gathered at different vendor booths at a local Gun Show

Gun & Knife Shows Rooted in Community

For over two decades, MAC Shows has been the beating heart of the Midwest’s gun and knife community. We pride ourselves on creating events that are more than just shows; they are vibrant community gatherings that unite enthusiasts, families, and vendors in a celebration of craftsmanship, passion, and tradition. Each MAC Show is a unique experience, filled with knowledge, variety, and excitement, set in a welcoming atmosphere.

Upcoming Shows

Your Next Adventure Awaits – Explore our calendar to find the perfect event near you. Each MAC Show is a unique experience, offering a blend of traditional and contemporary exhibits.

Why Choose MAC Shows?

At MAC Shows, we’ve been hosting gun and knife enthusiasts for over 20 years, creating a space that’s as welcoming as it is exciting. Our events are crafted with a family-friendly spirit, ensuring everyone from the little ones to the grown-ups has a safe and fun time. It’s all about good folks coming together to share their passion, discover new things, and enjoy a day filled with friendly faces and great finds.

Expert Vendors

Meet and learn from the best in the business. Our vendors are knowledgeable and passionate about their crafts.

Diverse Exhibits

From historical collectibles to modern tactical gear, discover a wide range of exhibits.

Community Focus

At the heart of every show is a strong sense of community, bringing together like-minded individuals and families.

Educational Experiences

Learn through workshops, demonstrations, and presentations at each event.

View Upcoming MAC Shows In Your State

Local Shows, Global Appeal – Select your state to discover events tailored to your region and plan your visit to the nearest upcoming MAC Show.

Become a Gun Show Vendor

Join the MAC Shows Family – A dynamic platform for vendors of all sizes. Whether you’re an established brand or a local artisan, MAC Shows offers the perfect stage to showcase your products and services. Connect with a passionate audience and expand your business with us.

Learn More from MAC Shows

Visit our blog for the latest news, tips, and vendor highlights. From expert advice to local vendor stories, there’s always something new and exciting to discover.

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Firearm Storage: Balancing Security and Accessibility

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7 Gun Safety Rules Every Gun Owner Should Abide By

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Gun Buying Guide: How to Buy at a Gun Show

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What to Expect at Your First Gun Show

If you’re nervous about going to a first gun show, learning what to expect can be a great first step to ensuring you’re ready to enjoy the show. A unique retail experience, our gun shows are safe, family-friendly, and coming soon near you. Start making plans to visit your local MAC Shows Gun Show today.

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