Gem Show Parking and FREE GemRide Shuttle

2020 GemRide Shuttle and Parking Information

The Fastest, Easiest Way to Get Around the

2020 Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase

  • GemRide is a FREE shuttle system that connects convenient parking with 43 Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Bead shows around Tucson
  • Service runs January 30 (limited service) to February 16, 2020.  Full shuttle service begins on Saturday, February 1, 2020.
  • Hours of Service and Frequency vary by Route
  • Park at any Downtown Garage or at the “Shuttle/Parking Hubs”
  • Hop on or off at any of 36 stops on 4 Routes
  • Routes:
    • Downtown Gem Loop
    • Kino Gem Loop
    • Mineral & Fossil Loop
    • Casino del Sol Express
  • The Hub Express connects two Shuttle/Parking Hubs – Downtown Mercado Hub at 201 S. Linda Ave. in the Mercado District and the Kino Hub at 2901 E. Milber St.
  • Accommodations are available for disabled guests, including handicapped-accessible shuttles available at each of the two shuttle/parking hubs.

Shuttle Route subject to change. Confirm on this website.

GemRide- Maps for Shuttles and Parking  (from 2019--will be updated for 2020 soon)

View and print map and lists of Gem, Mineral Fossil and Bead Shows along the GemRide routes.

All Shuttle Routes with Parking (pdf)

GemRide Individual Route Maps

Parking Garages and Lots from which to Catch GemRide:

Or, park at any of the other 11,000 parking spaces along the Sun Link Streetcar line, on-street or in other lots and garages. Then, hop on board the Sun Link streetcar to the Tucson Convention Center or the Downtown Mercado Hub to board a GemRide shuttle.

To pay for metered parking,          
For more information on individual gem, mineral, fossil, and bead shows, visit