2020 event info

With 1,000 exhibitors, BLADE Show is the World’s Largest Knife Show.

BLADE Show Atlanta 2019 was the most successful show to date with 1,000 exhibitors and more attendees than ever. Tickets for 2020 are not yet on sale. For updates, sign up for our Newsletter and follows us on Facebook or Instagram. The fun doesn't stop in Atlanta. Blade Show West returns to Portland, Oregon for the second year. Learn More Here.

If you are interested in receiving a 2020 exhibitor contract, please email us at blade@bladeshow.com to request a contract.  

who attends blade show?

For 38 years, the tops names in the knife and outdoor industry all gathered at BLADE Show. Join us as and become a part of the BLADE Community. At BLADE Show, you can expect to see:

  • ABS Mastersmiths & Cutlery Hall-of-Famers
  • World-Renowned Knifemakers
  • TV Personalities & Celebrities
  • Martial Art & Self-Defense Experts
  • Social Media Influencers & Bloggers
  • Authors, Reviewers, & Knife Experts
  • Big Names in the Outdoor & Travel Industry
  • Longtime Custom Collectors
  • Knife Enthusiasts Just Like You

Join us in Atlanta this summer and become a part of the BLADE Community!


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demos & classes

From informal and informative demos, to small-group sessions with some of the biggest names in the knife making world. Click here

Exhibitor list

See the full list of over 900 exhibitors that come to BLADE Show.
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Get the full list of 2019 exhibitors along with the floor plan map for BLADE Show 2019.
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Have a question about the event? Click here to look for answers. You can also email Blade@Bladeshow.com

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See the day-to-day schedule of events for the BLADE Show weekend.

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Welcome to BLADE Show, brought to you by the editors of BLADE Magazine—the world’s #1 knife community & publication.

Globally-recognized exhibitors and legendary makers gather under one roof to introduce you to the largest selection of blades, knives, and outdoor gear and accessories in the world. BLADE Show returns June 7 – 9, 2019 for its 38th year, and you can expect more exhibitors, learning opportunities and activities than ever before.

Shop over 700 tables, 450+ booths and 40 display tables of the world’s best and most in demand knives. You'll find the hottest tactical, utility, hand-forged, camping, art, folding, hunting, kitchen, Damascus, military and other knives, and the equipment and materials to make, sharpen and maintain them; Japanese, European and other swords; tomahawks; collection displays; sheaths; multi-tools; antique bows, other cutlery collectibles and more.

In addition to BLADE University knife education classes, attendees can also enjoy the most extensive slate of knife demos—BLADE Show World Championship Cutting Competition, how to forge, Japanese sword cutting, what and how to collect, knife and tomahawk throwing, and more!

what people are saying about blade show

"I really enjoyed meeting the makers of my favorite knives this year at Blade Show.”

“Love the small custom vendors with incredibly creative and innovative products, it was cool to meet the shakers and movers of the industry.”

“I took six laps around the exhibitor floor and each time found something I had missed. All the exhibitors were very nice and extremely knowledgeable and didn’t mind answering questions.”

“My favorite part of Blade Show is meeting with friends from previous shows and meeting new ones each year.”

"I was able to see knives from some of my favorite makers and meet bladesmiths that I never thought I would meet. Blade Show is one of my favorite times of the year."

"I have made a lot of friends at Blade Show. It's cool to know that there are people out there who love knives as much as I do."