Questions about the Show


When is the next show?

There are two Cumberland County Gun and Knife Shows a year.  The spring show is held the 3rd weekend in February and the fall show is held on the 1st weekend in August


Is the show for adults only ?

No, this is a family show, anyone is welcome to attend


Do the vendors take credit or debit cards ?

That is up to the individual vendor that you are purchasing from. 


Can I buy a two day ticket to the show ?

Admission is only charged on Saturday, Sunday admission is FREE to all attendees.


Is food available at the show ?

Yes, food is available both days during the show, there are several food options on the menu.


Can I bring my dog to the show ?

While we try to discourage pets at the show, we do allow them.  Pet owners are responsible for the actions of their pet.  Of course, service animals are always permitted.


Can I carry concealed at the show ?

NO, loaded firearms are NOT permitted on complex property during the show.  Any guns brought through the gate must be unloaded and "zip" tied for safety.


Can I bring a gun to the show to sell ?

Yes, many attendees bring guns/knives to sell to the vendors or other attendees walking around.  Have a sign of some type saying what you have for sale.


Are there other things besides guns and knives for sale at the show ?

No, this is a Gun and Knife show and only guns, knives, and related items are allowed to be displayed and sold at the show.


 

Questions about the Weapons Auction


Is there an auction along with the February show ?

No, the auction is only held in August


Is there a separate charge to attend the auction on Saturday ?

No, the auction is free with a Gun and Knife show admission


Where is the auction held ?

The auction takes place in the show barn at the Cumberland County Community Complex as part of the August Gun and Knife Show.


Does the auction take credit cards ?

Yes, the auction will take credit or debit cards but there is a service charge of 2.75% added when using a charge/debit card


Does buying a weapon at the auction require a background check ?

Yes, a background check will be run for purchases made at the auction.  The fee for the background check is $10.00


Is there a list of items in the auction posted somewhere ?

Yes, the list is posted here on this web site as soon as the confiscated items are cleared through the courts.  This may be only a week or two before the show and may change at any time.


Is there a "buyers premium" like most auctions and who gets that money?

Yes, there is a 10% buyers premium on each purchase at the auction and the money goes to the Cumberland County Gun and Knife Show to support the use of the Community Complex facility by the youth of Cumberland County.


When can I see the guns in person ?

The weapons are in the possession of the Sheriffs dept. and arrive at the auction approximately one hour before the auction for viewing and inspection.


Can Individuals put guns in the auction ?

No, this is a confiscated weapons auction.  The proceeds benefit local law enforcement projects, including education, training, and purchase of new equipment.


 

Vendor Questions


How does a person get space to sell items during the show ?

Use the vendor contact form in the Vendor Information page and request space at the next show.


Is there someone to help me unload my stuff when setting up for the show ?

Yes,  there are individuals to help you unload for setup and load after the show.


Is the show building Heated & Air Conditioned ?

Yes, the building has heat and Air Conditioning


Is electricity available and is there an additional charge for electricity ?

Yes,  there is electricity available in vendor spaces and there is no extra charge for use of the electricity


Is the building equipped with WI-FI so I can connect to the internet ?

Yes,  Internet connection is supported in the show building


Can I sell other things besides guns and knives at the show ?

No, this is a Gun and Knife show and only guns, knives, and related items are allowed to be displayed and sold at the show.  No rain gutters, hedge trimmers, tobacco products, yard sale items, pots & pans, and etc. are allowed.


Is there wall space to hang banners and items for sale ?

Yes,  there are spaces that have wall access, please list that as a need when you apply for tables.


Can vendors bring dogs to the show ?

While we try to discourage pets at the show, we do allow them.  Pet owners are responsible for the actions of their pet.  Of course, service animals are always permitted.


Are there any table discounts ?

Yes,  there are discounts for multiple tables.  The application for tables explains the different options.