America’s Most Interesting Gun and Knife Magazine

  • Contains America’s Most Accurate and Complete Gun and Knife Show Calendar. State by State listings and a Detailed Date Listing of hundreds of shows all over the nation.
  • Every issue covers a comprehensive look at Federal and State legislative issues related to our 2nd Amendment, Guns, and Knives. Includes a state-by-state breakdown.
  • Exclusively written articles by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Gun Owners of America (GOA) for The Big Show Journal.
  • Personal Interest Stories of Your Fellow Gun and Knife Enthusiasts.
  • Special issues include an Engravers issue and others like Custom Knifemakers, and Colt Collectors.

The Big Show Journal is for…

Collectors, show promoters and attendees, vendors and dealers all use The Big Show Journal magazine as their “bible” to assist them in planning which gun and knife, militaria, or western memorabilia shows to attend each year.

The Big Show Journal is published six times per year always on high quality full-color glossy stock.

The Big Show Journal features…

Firearms & Guns · Blades/Knives · Militaria · Antique Weapons · Shooting Events · Auctions · Cowboy & Western Memorabilia and Collectibles · Sword-related Events · Sporting Collectibles …shows, events and conventions.

Show Calendar Headquarters

The Big Show Journal is the leading gun and knife show publication. We showcase events related strictly to guns and knives, militaria, antiques, collectibles, and western memorabilia. Turn to The Big Show Journal to promote your shows and to find shows to attend in your area.



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Feel free to submit your shows with us and include all relevant information. We will list those submitted by deadline dates for each issue. Most importantly if you are submitting your shows with us, become an advertiser also. Thank you!

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