Join the Hottest Knife & Gear Event This Fall – California Custom Knife Show Fall 2023

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Join the California Custom Knife Show (CCKS) – a relatively recent addition to the knife show scene with a history dating back to 2016. Founded by knifemakers Michael Vagnino and Les George, this show is a celebration of custom knives’ artistry and craftsmanship.


Step into the heart of the action at this epic 3-day knife show you won’t want to miss. Witness Friday Night Blade Affair and the California Custom Knife Show as they join forces for the ultimate blade extravaganza. The doors swing open at 10 AM for a full day of thrills. Explore pass options link for <–thickets–> and be part of the action.

Win Big!

Here’s your chance to strike gold. Witness the excitement as attendees participate in an electrifying lottery at the event, with the lucky winner earning the coveted prize: a custom knife from the invited makers. Don’t miss this heart-pounding opportunity!

Access All Areas

The VIP Pass is the golden ticket that grants the bearer exclusive access to the event’s most thrilling moments. Experience firsthand the best that the show has to offer.

80+ Makers & Exhibitors

Discover the Best Blades Attention all blade enthusiasts, hunters, survivalists, and knife aficionados! This event is custom-made for you. Over 80 makers and exhibits await your exploration, showcasing extraordinary knives. Witness the incredible craftsmanship on display.

The Event

The California Custom Knife Show, or CCKS, has a relatively recent history compared to some other knife shows. It was founded in 2016 by knifemakers Michael Vagnino and Les George. The show aims to bring together custom knife makers, collectors, and enthusiasts in California to showcase and appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship of custom knives.


The event provides a platform for talented knifemakers to display their creations, share their skills, and connect with fellow enthusiasts. It’s not just a marketplace; it’s also a celebration of the art and passion that goes into creating custom knives. The California Custom Knife Show typically features a diverse range of knife styles, materials, and techniques, reflecting the creativity and innovation within the custom knife-making community.


The show has likely evolved and grown over the years, becoming a significant annual gathering for those who appreciate the intricacies of custom knife design and production. It’s a testament to the thriving knife-making community in California and beyond.

The Ultimate Weekend - November 11th & 12th, 2023

Get ready to mark your calendars for Saturday and Sunday, November 11th & 12th, 2023, in Woodland Hills, CA. This weekend promises to be a whirlwind of knives, gear, and unforgettable moments, and you’ll be right there, witnessing it all. And let’s not forget about the Friday Night Blade Affair – make sure to join in on all the excitement! (<– link to Blog post Friday night..–> See You There! Keep a lookout for the SellYourKnife team at the event. When you spot us, don’t hesitate to say “Hi.” We’re excited to meet fellow knife and gear enthusiasts who are ready for a weekend they’ll never forget!