Calendar of Events

Morphy Las Vegas Coin-op and Advertising Auction: May 14, 2016

Auction Completed,    VIEW THE RESULTS HERE



June 16 – October 10, 2016

Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
PHONE: (973) 971-3700


This exhibition explores the fascinating world of coin-operated entertainment from the early twentieth century. See fortune-tellers and strength testers from penny arcades and gambling machines and musical instruments from Prohibition-era speakeasies.

Opening Reception
Thursday, June 30, 6:30PM  FREE

Special Exhibit Demonstration, Saturday, July 23, 1:00PM
Special Exhibit Demonstration, Friday, August 12, 3:00PM
Special Exhibit Demonstration, Monday, October 10, 1:00PM
Curator’s Tour, Thursday, September 15, 6:30PM


Brimfield Antique Show: July 12, 2016

The Brimfield Antiques and Collectibles Shows

Show starts on Tuesday and finish on Sunday With about 1/3 of each individual show venue (field) under tent there are NO Rain Days!

2016 Offical Show Dates  July 12-17, September 6-11.    BRIMFIELD WEBSITE


COCA National Convention: July 21, 2016

Denver, Colorado has been selected as the host city for the 2016 COCA National Convention. Home of the Broncos, Nuggets, and Rockies, COCA members should enjoy the great weather, scenery and collections, The convention will be held on July 21st through the 24th weekend. Please block out that these dates on your calendar now.  

The club will tour several great collections along with some new events being planned for this convention. Plan now to attend one of our best conventions ever.

Many Colorado collectors have agreed to open their homes for tours. Collections will include a wide variety including gambling, advertising, vending, country store, cars, soda fountain, arcade and more.


The first event is scheduled for Thursday afternoon (July 21st) so try to schedule travel to arrive by noon. 
There will be scheduled tours all day on Friday and Saturday.

The committee is exploring other new venues including a possible short train ride through the Rocky Mountains.
Dining options will be announced soon.

All of the collections are easily accessible by car and have ample free parking. This will probably be a self-drive convention. Some members have expressed interest in optional bus transportation to the events. If you are interested in finding out more about this option, please contact Catherine Morris:

The host hotel will be The Embassy Suites Denver Southeast. All guest rooms were completely redone this year and the renovations in lobby and common areas will be completely by the end of 2015.   The hotel will have a “brand new” feel by the time we arrive.  The location is convenient to collections we will view to the north, south, and west.

The COCA rate is only $129 for 1King or 2 Double Beds. These spacious two-room suites offer a separate living area with sofa bed, armchair, executive kitchen area with wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker and FREE standard Wi-Fi.

Your stay in Denver includes FREE full cooked-to-order breakfasts and Complimentary Evening Receptions (FREE DRINKS!) held in the relaxing, lush, tropical atrium.  This will provide a great environment to meet old friends and make some new ones!

CLICK HERE to Reserve a Room   The Group Name is:   Coin Operated Collectors Association   Group Code is:   XCO
If you would like to extend your stay in Denver, the $129 rate will be available from July 19 through July 26, 2016.


Please direct any questions to Catherine Morris 


Indy Antique Advertising Show: September 16, 2016

March 18-19, 2016
Champions Pavilion at the Indiana     State Fairgrounds 1202 E. 38th Street    Indianapolis, Indiana 42605

2016 Show Dates  September 16-17th                2017 Show Dates  March 17-18th  September 15-16th


Showtime Fall Auction: October 07, 2016

3 Day event -  October 7,8,9,  VISIT Showtime Website

More than 2000 Lots!

Great Coin-Op at this auction and more than 80 cash registers plus vintage advertising and toys.

Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds

5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103


Kane County Fairgrounds Ad & Coin-Op Show: November 08, 2016

The Kane County Chicago Show is Back!...and BETTER than EVER! Join us inside the large new heated ROBINSON HALL.

Kane County Fairgrounds
525 South Randall Road - St.Charles, IL

Tue- Wed, Thurs.  November 8,9,10, 2016

  • TUESDAY 9:00am - 6:00pm  & TO DEALERS1 booth..$100,  2 for $180, 3 for $250. (Booth includes 3-8' tables)
  • OUTSIDE DEALERS SPACES $65    Early Buyers $40
  • WEDNESDAY 6:30am-6:00pm EARLY BUYERS: $20
  • THURSDAY - 8:30am -??? Thursday show will not be held inside the Robinson Hall!
  • Featuring:
  • Vintage Advertising
  • Coin-Ops: Jukes, Slots, Vending, Trade Stimulators, Arcade, & More Great Stuff!

630-688-6287  DALE ROBINSON


Fall 2016 COCA Meeting: November 10, 2016

COCA members and guests will meet at the Hilton Garden Inn, St Charles Ill., on Thursday, November 10, 2016.

  • After dining at your favorite spot in the St Charles area please join us for our business meeting,  FREE desert, coffee & tea.


  • There is no charge to attend this event.  No reservation is necessary


  • 7:00 p.m. - FREE Dessert, Coffee, Tea, - Provided by COCA.


  • 7:15 p.m. - Business Meeting


  • Special hotel rates are available to C.O.C.A. members at the Hilton Garden Inn for the Chicagoland Show in St. Charles IL.
  • Currently $109 per night, single or double.  Also includes $5 off of the $12 full cooked to order breakfast for each guest.  (Please note: Tip Is Not Included) Call the hotel directly at 630-584-0700 and ask for the COCA rate.


Chicagoland Show: November 11, 2016

Friday, Saturday & Sunday November,12,13, 2016

Pheasant Run Mega Center and parking lot, St Charles IL.  Largest Gameroom Show in the World!

  • Special  Chicagoland Hotel Room Discounts at the Hilton Garden Inn for COCA Members
  • Currently $109 per night, single or double. 
  • Also includes a $5 discount coupon for the full cooked to order breakfast for each guest every morning of your stay.
  • Call the hotel directly at 630-584-0700 and ask for the COCA rate.
  • Future Show Dates:   Future Chicagoland™ Show dates
    at Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL

  • Fall  2016     November  11th, 12th & 13th
  • Spring 2017     April 7th, 8th & 9th       
  • Fall  2017     November  10th, 11th & 12th
  • Chicagoland Show Website


To have your coin-op event added to the calendar, contact us.