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Crossroads of the West Gun Show 2024

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

$17

Saturday, February 3rd, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, February 4th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. @Las Vegas Motor Speedway • General Admision: $17 • Expected Attendance: Approximately 10,000  | Ticket price allows entrance for both days. Kids 12 and under are free with a parent or guardian and do not require a ticket.


Triggering Curiosity: A Glimpse into the Crossroads of the West Gun Show

Gun shows are not for everyone. For some, they evoke images of gleaming pistols, rows of ammunition boxes, and the scent of gun oil mixed with leather. For others, they raise concerns about safety, accessibility, and the responsible ownership of firearms. But whether you’re a gun enthusiast or a cautious observer, the Crossroads of the West Gun Show offers a unique window into a fascinating subculture in the American West.

This bi-monthly event, held across various locations in Utah and Nevada, is billed as the “largest and most respected gun show in the Intermountain West.” Stepping into the convention center feels like entering a bustling marketplace dedicated to all things firearm-related. Hundreds of vendors line the aisles, presenting a diverse array of weapons and accessories. Classic Winchester rifles gleam under halogen lights, nestled beside modern AR-15s sporting tactical modifications. Hunting knives, holsters, reloading equipment, and historical memorabilia complete the scene.

Beyond the merchandise, the show pulsates with human stories. Seasoned collectors meticulously examine historical artifacts, their eyes lit by the thrill of finding a rare piece. Aspiring hunters seek advice from experienced gunsmiths, eager to learn the intricacies of their chosen rifle. Families stroll by, children clinging to their parents’ hands, captivated by the shiny displays. The diverse crowd, united by their shared interest in firearms, creates a palpable atmosphere of conversation and camaraderie.

However, the Crossroads of the West Gun Show is not just a shopping mall for weapons. It’s also a platform for education and safety awareness. Local gun clubs promote responsible gun ownership, offering training courses and safety demonstrations. Organizations like the National Rifle Association advocate for gun rights, while conservation groups highlight the role of firearms in wildlife management. This diverse tapestry of perspectives sparks conversations, challenges assumptions, and fosters a deeper understanding of the complex issues surrounding gun ownership in America.

Whether you agree with gun rights or not, the Crossroads of the West Gun Show offers a chance to step outside your own perspective and witness a slice of American culture. It’s a space where history buffs can marvel at antique pistols, where hunters can find the perfect scope for their next trip, and where the public can engage in open dialogue about gun ownership. It’s a microcosm of the gun debate, played out under fluorescent lights and fueled by passion, knowledge, and sometimes, even a little gunpowder residue.

So, the next time you hear about a gun show, take a moment to consider venturing beyond the headlines and preconceived notions. Step into the Crossroads of the West, and see for yourself the stories, motivations, and realities that unfold beneath the glistening display cases. Just remember, like any journey into unfamiliar territory, an open mind is the most valuable weapon you can bring.

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Organizer

Lucky 8 Promotions
Phone
(888) 235-9888
Email
info@lucky8promotions.com
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Venue

Las Vegas Motor Speedway
7000 Las Vegas Blvd N
Las Vegas, 89115
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