The annual spring national show hosted by the American Stamp Dealers Association (ASDA) offers free admission and appraisals from several dealers. The show is open May 29-30 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and May 31 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Similar to the Canadian Stamp Dealers’ Association, the ASDA has dealer members from across the U.S. who follow a strict code of ethics to ensure both dealers and collectors are satisfied with any business transactions.


Hosted by the North Shore Numismatic Society, this show is open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be 40 tables of coins, stamps, banknotes, tokens, medals, postcards, art, pins and more. Admission is $2 (or free for children under the age of 16 if accompanied by an adult). Free underground parking. Japanese restaurant at location.

Phone: 604-336-1828


The North Toronto Stamp Club’s Summer Bourse will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Easy subway access at St. Clair subway station, free admission, 22 dealers, more than 100 sales circuit books including recent issues, over 100 ten cents books, members table, door prizes (first prize one kilo of stamps) snack bar, wheelchair access, parking at the Church and on nearby streets, families and children welcome.

Phone: 647-990-4073


The 92nd convention of The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada (RPSC) will be hosted by the Fredericton District Stamp Club in Fredericton, N.B. The show is expected to charge a nominal admission fee on Friday and Saturday with free admission on Sunday. In addition to a bourse and national-level competitive exhibition, Royal*2020*Royale will also include society meetings and several seminars.

Phone: 506-460-2159


The Fourth Annual Postal History Society of Canada Symposium will be held in July 2020, with philatelic tours in the surrounding area on July 15-17 and the bourse and exhibition on July 18-19. Show-goers will visit several different sites of historical interest in Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area, where invited members will speak about a variety of postal history topics. In addition to a national-level postal history exhibition and bourse, there will be breakout sessions with additional speakers and activities. Admission to the bourse and exhibition is free.

Phone: 905-690-3598


Co-hosted by the American Philatelic Society, the American Topical Association and the American First Day Cover Society, the first annual Great American Stamp Show will be held in Hartford, Conn., and is expected to be the largest U.S. national stamp and postal history show. Whether you are a new or experienced collector, the Great American Stamp Show packs more than 75 dealers, a public auction, a cachet-makers’ bourse, more than 35 meetings and seminars, 800-plus exhibit frames – including three of America’s rarest postal items – and all-around fun for all ages. Admission is free, although pre-registration is recommended. The show is co-sponsored by the United States Postal Service, which will also have a large retail presence offering a selection of current U.S. stamps for sale.

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