Join Knifemakers and Knife Collectors in Portland for BLADE Show West 2018

Portland knife show

Portland knife show

  • Dates: Oct. 5-7, 2018
  • Location: Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon (777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.)
  • Show Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, on Oct. 5-6; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 7
  • Tickets: Buy them online here
  • More Information: Visit the website

BLADE Show is Headed West to the “Knife Capital of the United States”

Best knife showsJoin your friends at BLADE magazine and the knife industry at-large Oct. 5-7, 2018, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland for BLADE Show West.

It is the best place to engage expert knife handlers, precision craftsmen, and master knifemakers in one location. Explore your passion for knifemaking and knife collecting while checking out high-end blades and everyday gear.

Plus, learn a new skill during exhibitor demos and chat with your favorite knife and gear makers in-person.

200+ Exhibitor Booths and Tables

Where to attend knife showsFind brand name knives, one-of-a-kind custom knives, edc gear and materials from industry leaders like Smoky Mountain Knife Works, CRKT, Kershaw, Benchmade, Leatherman, WE Knife and more.

See the full list of exhibitors here.

FREE Exhibitor Demonstrations

Take your knife knowledge to the next level as you learn from industry professionals and see firsthand how knife legends craft, sharpen and forge their knives. Learn everything from how to grind a knife blade to all about Nitro V, the new super steel. All demos come free with the purchase of any BLADE Show West ticket.

See the demo schedule here.


See which exhibitor wins a BLADE Show West award, with separate categories for both custom and factory makers. Keep an eye out for the best “weird” knife, too!


BLADE Show West is brought to you by BLADE and Caribou Media LLC, hosts of the largest knife show in the world, BLADE Show, each June in Atlanta. After 37 years, BLADE Show is expanding to Portland for BLADE Show West.

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