It’s that time of year again. BLADE Show 2018 is nearly here.

From June 1 to June 3, thousands of people will descend on Atlanta to partake in the world’s largest knife show.

Here’s a nice promotional video to get you going:

If you’re not familiar with BLADE Show, then you’re in for quite the treat.

BLADE Show is an event for custom knifemakers and production companies to show off new or one-of-a-kind creations to the public. There are also classes in which you can watch experts teach about knife grinding, sharpening, pricing guidelines, and various other topics.

On top of the more than 900 exhibitors with booths, they also induct people into the Cutlery Hall of Fame, hold cutting competitions, perform balisong battles, and feature demos.

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Finally, the “Knife of the Year” winners are selected from a group of judges. We’ve gone through the past winners of the BLADE Show “Overall Knife of the Year” awards since the early days of the show.

The show is taking place at the Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta starting June 1. Here are the hours for general admission:

Friday: 2pm – 7pm
Saturday: 9am – 6pm
Sunday: 9am – 2pm

Online registration for tickets is now closed, but you can still buy them when you get there. A one-day ticket is $20 and a three-day ticket is $45.

Check out a quick look at last year’s show.


Tim

Timothy Martinez Jr. is the community director for Knife Depot and the editor of The Cutting Edge. If you have any questions or ideas for The Cutting Edge, you can contact him at Tim@knife-depot.com.
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