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The 2015 Good Sam Show  - Our 40th Annual Show & Sale


Next Show October 8th & 9th, 2016

Sales Floor & Show Hours

Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm
  • One Day Workshops: Friday, October 9th, 2015
  • Free Tools & Techniques Seminar: Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Good Sam Academy of Miniatures:  Begins Monday, October 12, 2015

Show Location 

Doubletree Hotel San Jose
(1/2 Mile from San Jose International Airport)

2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, California

Parking:  $10 (With Validation, No In-and-Out Privleges unless you are a guest of the hotel)
Show Admission

Adults $7, Seniors (62+) $5 , Children (5-12) $3,
Children under 5 free (no strollers please)

Free Door Prizes!
A special children's drawing each day!

Volunteers Welcome!

Would you like to be part of the community that helps make the
Good Sam Show a success?  We are looking for volunteers to help during the show.  Volunteer shifts are available for Saturday or Sunday and you will receive free entry to the show.  

Please contact our Show Chairman, Ruth Heisch at the email below
for more information.

Ruth Heisch: grouchybeartoo@aol.com

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Dealers Friday Workshops Good Sam Academy  Exhibit Entry Form Hotel Information Children's Pre-Registered
Directions & Parking

Show Events

Friday, October 9th

Friday Workshops

Registration for the 2015 workshops is now open!  Join us for exciting workshops on Friday, October 9th, featuring prominent teachers from all over the country. Friday Workshops are held at the hotel.  

Click here (or the 'Friday Workshops' Link in the Menu above) for details about our 2015 classes.

Saturday, October 10th & Sunday, October 11th

Sales Tables

Shop with 100 dealers featuring artisans from all over the country and several foreign dealers, including a number of IGMA Artisans and Fellows! You'll find everything you need to finish that special miniature project including dollhouses, room boxes, unique furniture, beautiful dolls, food that looks good enough to eat, holiday items and much more.

Click here (or the 'Dealer' Link in the Menu above) for our 2015 Dealer List.


Some highlights from among the many treasures on display from previous shows are showcased in the Exhibitors' Gallery. First-time and long-time exhibitors are strongly encouraged to bring their room boxes, structures and unusual containers to share in 2015.

Click here (or the 'Exhibit Enry Form' Link in the Menu above) for details on how to exhibit at our show.

Free Fun for Kids!  Children can make a miniature project of their very own at our free Children's Workshops Saturday and Sunday from Noon until 3 pm. They can try building, landscaping, or soar with their imagination before going over to the Children's Sales Table where we have priced miniature items for a child's budget.

Dealer Donation Drawings Tickets will be on sale for the Dealer Donation Drawings to be held Sunday at 3:15 pm.  You do not need to be present to win.

Saturday, October 10th Only

Silent Auction The Silent Auction will be Saturday, October 10th from 10 am to 2 pm There will be wonderful miniatures to bid on. Bid early, bid often.

Pre-Registered Children's Workshops

We have special classes for children at the show on Saturday. Children must be pre-registered for these classes. Information about our 2015 classes should be posted by September 1st.

Sunday, October 11th Only

Tools and Techniques Sunday, October 11th from 9:30 am to 10:50 am we will have a FREE "Tools and Techniques" seminar for all. It is held at the show venue and will cover a number of power and hand tools, as well as information on roofing, flooring, wall treatments, basic landscaping, and other aspects of making miniatures. Please join us.

Dealer Donation Drawings Our spectacular dealers donate items to a special Dealer Donation Drawing.  Tickets may be purchased at the show and winners will be drawn Sunday at 3:15pm.  You do not need to be present to win.

After the Show

Good Sam Academy of Miniatures

The Good Sam Academy of Miniatures offers multi-day classes taught by miniaturists that are leaders in their selected fields and have been teaching their skills to miniaturists for several years.  Classes will take place immediately after the 2015 Good Sam Show, in Morgan Hill, California

Click here (or the 'GoodSamAcademy' Link in the Menu above) for our 2015 Academy class offerings.

Donations to the Show
For all donations, including the Silent Auction, contact Ruth Heisch at the email below to arrange for delivery. Donations may also be brought to the show. Donations are tax deductible. We are also looking for power and hand tools to support our new Good Sam Academy of Miniatures.

Our show is a benefit for the PlaneTree Health Library, which provides health and medical information to the public via its website,
free monthly newsletter, and Facebook page.
Free, personal, health and medical reference assistance is available
through the PlaneTreeHealth Information Center at the Cupertino Library.

Other Miniature Sites and Links

For more information contact

Ruth Heisch, Chairman


Dealers - Friday Workshops - Good Sam Academy

Directions - Parking - Hotel Information

All images are copyright of the Good Sam Show or the individual artist. Re-use by permission only.

LAST UPDATED 10/21/2015