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Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase

Get Around on GemRide Shuttle

The fastest, easiest way to get around the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase is via the free GemRide shuttle. Park at any downtown garage or shuttle/parking hub and you'll find a free GemRide shuttle stop nearby. It’s easy to hop on or off the shuttle at any stop along the four routes that connect the shows -- Downtown Gem Loop, Mineral & Fossil Loop, Kino Gem Loop, Casino Del Sol Express. If you’re using the GemRide to tour downtown shows, please note that the Downtown Gem Loop includes two stops of interest (#10 and #12) that are not connected to shows and do not appear on the GemRide shuttle map. Get details on just before and during the showcase.

Gem Show Mobile App

What a gem of an app!

When planning your Tucson gem show adventure, look no further than our handy mobile app. With it, everything you need to know is at your fingertips -- whether it's a map of the shows, a free shuttle ride, a parking space, a rental bike, or a nearby restaurant. Search for "Official Tucson Gem Show Guide" on the App Store or on Google Play.

Transportation Mobile Apps

Ride the Sun Link Streetcar - GoTucson Transit App

Cash is not accepted on Sun Link Streetcar. Purchase 1-day, 3-day or 30-day passes. Purchase SunGO passes to pay for transit with the free GoTucson Transit mobile app.

Download from GooglePlay

Download from iTunes

More information on Sun Link Streetcar, How To Ride.

Tugo Bike Share - Cycle Finder App

Tugo is a network of bicycles available for rent for short trips in the city.

Download from GooglePlay

Download from iTunes

Metered Parking - GoTucson Parking App

Use your smartphone to pay for parking at one of 1,800+ metered spaces. Smart-phone notifications are available.

Download from GooglePlay

Download from iTunes


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