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

Welcome to BLADE Show, brought to you by the editors of BLADE Magazine—the world’s #1 knife community and 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. Shop hundreds of exhibitors and hold the world’s best knives. You'll find the newest blades, one-of-a-kind collectors knives, antique swords and much more along with browsing the equipment and materials used to make them. Attend the free after-party each night in the Blade Show Pit where food and drinks are available. Take one of our BLADE University knife education classes or watch a free demo including the BLADE Show World Championship Cutting Competition, Balisong Flipping Championships, knife sharpening, collecting seminars, self-defense classes & much more. We hope you join us and the rest of the BLADE Community for the biggest knife event in the world.


Friday, 10:00AM – 12:00 PM: Early Bird Admission Ticket Holders ONLY - You must have both an early bird ticket AND Friday daily ticket or 3-day pass to enter at this time.

Friday, 11:00 AM – CAP pass holders can enter

General Admission:
Friday, 12:00 – 6:00 PM
Saturday,  9:00AM – 6:00PM
Sunday,  9:00 AM-2:00PM


demos & classes

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

Exhibitor list

See the full list of nearly 1,000 exhibitors that come to BLADE Show.


Get the full list of 2020 exhibitors along with the floor plan map for BLADE Show 2020.


Find directions, explore Atlanta, and check out hotels in the area.


Have a question about the event? Click here to look for answers. You can also email


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

who attends?

For 40 years, the top 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 master smiths & 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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Founded in 1973, BLADE is the world's leading knife magazine and has been publishing since 1973. Visit BLADE Magazine's site to look around and to subscribe to our publication.