Great Lakes Holsters is a regular vendor at trade shows and events around the Great Lakes area.

Coming to a show for a custom Hardshell or Hybrid Inside the Waistband holster? Holsters can take at least an hour to complete. Come as early as possible because availability can be limited.

See below for details!


Shows Include:

November 24, 25 & 26, Birch Run / Birch Run Expo Center

December 16 & 17, Novi / Suburban Collection Showplace

January 13 & 14, Port Huron / Blue Water Convention Center 

January 20 & 21, Birch Run / Birch Run Expo Center

February 24 & 25, Novi / Suburban Collection Showplace

March 17 & 18, Birch Run / Birch Run Expo Center

March 31 & April 1, Novi / Suburban Collection Showplace


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Gun show custom holster details:


Holsters for most handguns can be built onsite. Bring your unloaded gun to the show and have it inspected upon entry. Please contact us with any questions before coming to the show. Custom work available includes: 

  • Leather back hybrid inside the waistband holsters for most guns without accessory light or lasers.
  • Inside the waistband holsters for most handguns. 
  • Single or double magazine carriers.
  • Knife sheaths for straight profile knives with blades of 7 inches or less.
  • Outside the waistband, shoulder, cross draw, middle of the back and ankle holsters are not available.

We are no longer making Outside the Waistband Holsters at Gun shows. Outside the Waistband holsters are still available for a limited amount of models ( see list on product page ) and can be ordered in person at the show or through the website. 

At this time, we are unable to make holsters for the Beretta Storm, Smith & Wesson .380 acp Bodyguards w/lasers, NAA revolvers, Sig Sauer metal framed semi-automatic pistols and large frame hunting revolvers (Ruger Redhawk, Smith & Wesson 500 or 460 etc.)