Iowa Gun Shows

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Buy, Sell, and Trade Firearms in the Hawkeye State

Your local Iowa gun show is coming to a town near you, giving you the chance to shop for guns, sell firearms from your existing collection, or trade with another gun owner so you both have a new gun to shoot with on your next trip to the range. MAC Shows promotes events across the state to give all Hawkeyes access to a safe, welcoming event to find a larger selection of guns and accessories than any single store could offer on its own. Take a look at our gun show calendar to find the next gun and knife show in Iowa.

Feb
25
09:00 am-03:00 pm
Mid-America Center

Admission:

$10
Mar
01
04:00 pm-08:00 pm
National Cattle Congress – Hippodrome

Admission:

$10
Mar
02
09:00 am-05:00 pm
National Cattle Congress – Hippodrome

Admission:

$10
Mar
03
09:00 am-03:00 pm
National Cattle Congress – Hippodrome

Admission:

$10
Oct
25
04:00 pm-08:00 pm
National Cattle Congress – Hippodrome

Admission:

$10
Oct
26
09:00 am-05:00 pm
National Cattle Congress – Hippodrome

Admission:

$10
Oct
27
09:00 am-03:00 pm
National Cattle Congress – Hippodrome

Admission:

$10
Nov
22
04:00 pm-08:00 pm
Bridge View Center

Admission:

$10
Nov
23
09:00 am-03:00 pm
Bridge View Center

Admission:

$10
Nov
24
09:00 am-05:00 pm
Bridge View Center

Admission:

$10
Dec
27
04:00 pm-08:00 pm
National Cattle Congress – Hippodrome

Admission:

$10
Dec
28
09:00 am-05:00 pm
National Cattle Congress – Hippodrome

Admission:

$10

Iowa’s Premiere Gun and Knife Events

Our Iowa gun shows are held in well-lit, comfortable conference rooms and exhibition spaces with paid security provided on-site. This creates a safe, welcoming atmosphere that brings in members of the community, neighbors from across the state, and vendors who traveled thousands of miles to buy, sell, and trade guns with a motivated crowd of Second Amendment enthusiasts. Visit our show event pages to find out the details for the next gun and knife show near you.

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Council Bluffs Gun Show

Sitting just across the border from Omaha, Nebraska, this show draws customers from both states to the Mid-America Center for a weekend of gun shopping fun.

Upcoming Shows

February 23-25, 2024

Admission

Adults: $10.00
Kids 12 & Under: FREE

Hours

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 9 AM – 3 PM

Show Location

Mid-America Center
1 Arena Way
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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Ottumwa Gun Show

The Bridge View Center serves as the perfect gathering place for customers coming up from northern Missouri, over from western Illinois, or who live in southeast Iowa.

Upcoming Shows

February 9-11, 2024
November 22-24, 2024

Admission

Adults: $10.00
Kids 12 & Under: FREE

Hours

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 9 AM – 3 PM

Show Location

Bridge View Center
102 Church St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

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Waterloo Gun Show

We turn the National Cattle Congress into the center of northeast Iowa’s firearms community when we come to town for a weekend of gun deals.

Upcoming Shows

March 1-3, 2024
October 25-27, 2024
December 27-29, 2024

Admission

Adults: $10.00
Kids 12 & Under: FREE

Hours

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 9 AM – 3 PM

Show Location

National Cattle Congress
257 Ansborough Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Plan Your Iowa Gun Show Adventure

Now is the time to do your research, decide on your budget, and get ready to find the gun your safe has been waiting for. Print out our coupons to save on admission at the door, and subscribe to our email list to find out about upcoming Iowa gun shows near you. Get ready for your next gun and knife show in Iowa with MAC Shows.