2022 dates & location tbd

2022 dates & location tbd


***Tickets can be purchased onsite at Blade Show West (at the door) OR online. Online tickets will continue to be available for sale throughout the show weekend. 


Blade West is moving to California!

By Melissa Miller | February 10, 2021

BLADE Show, the world’s largest knife show, has announced a major venue upgrade for its BLADE Show West exhibition. The 2021 event will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8-9, 2021. After months of searching for the best possible location for BLADE Show West,…

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2019 Photos

By Melissa Miller | November 16, 2019

From the floor to the after party, check out all of the photos from Blade Show West by clicking here.

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2019 Cutting Competition Winners

By Melissa Miller | November 9, 2019

The first Chef’s Knife Cutting Competition took place on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the West Coast Pit After Party. The competition put cutting skills to the test with vegetable- and fruit-based challenges. Congratulations to champs Murray Carter (knifemaking division) and Kolter Livengood (chef division)!  THANK YOU TO OUR PRIZE SPONSORS BA Craftmade Aprons Fingal Ferguson Knives

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Balisong Competition Winners

By Melissa Miller | November 7, 2019

The West Coast Flipping Championship 2019 was the first flipping tournament to be held at Blade Show West. The competition featured 32 flippers AND was hosted by Squid Industries.  Congratulations to the top 3 finishers in the West Coast Balisong Flipping Competition: 1) Mika Seibel2) Diego Fuentebella3) Jeffrey Durr  Thank you Squid Industries & event sponsors for…

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Knife Awards – 2019 Winners Announced

By Melissa Miller | November 5, 2019

The 2nd annual BLADE Show West 2019 factory and custom knife awards were bestowed on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Judges reviewed knives submitted by exhibitors for consideration. Winning criteria included design, craftsmanship, innovation and more. See some of the winners below.  2019 WINNERS

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Instagram Memories from 2019

By Melissa Miller | November 4, 2019

At Blade Show, we don’t only pride ourselves on the knife & gear selections available at our events. We take pride in hosting an event where the knife & outdoor community can come together. We witness new friendships, collaborations, and memories happening at the show. Below are a few of our favorite #BladeShowWest posts we…

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28 Deals & Debuts That Were Only Available at Blade Show West 2019

By Melissa Miller | October 30, 2019

Listed below are 28 deals & debuts from our exhibitors during the 2019 show. Blade Show West 2020 will offer exclusive deals (to be announced in the future). To stay up-to-date on giveaways, deals, & more, sign up for our newsletter.  2019 DEALS Ben Tendick/BRT Bladeworks – Table D2Limited, one-off chef knives available at the show only.  Berry…

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The 1st Annual West Coast Pit After-Party happened on Saturday, November 2nd after the show & was a huge a success. We will be bringing the event back to Blade Show West 2020.
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We got to watch some of the best knifemakers and chefs put their cutting skills to the test as they competed for top prize during Blade Show West 2019. This event will return next year. 
See the Winners here


Squid Industries hosted this head-to-head live blade balisong flipping in an elimination bracket style competition during our 2019 show. 
See the Winners Here

2019 Knife Awards

The 2nd annual BLADE Show West 2019 factory and custom knife awards were bestowed on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.
See the Winners


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