2017 Arts and Arms of the Samurai – Minneapolis, MN Japanese Sword Show

“The Arts and Arms of the Samurai”                                                                                                                              

Minneapolis, MN Japanese Sword Showtsuba
November 3, 4 and 5th 2017.

The event will be held at the newly renovated Crown Plaza Hotel and Suites Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport – Mall of America, 3 Appletree Square (I – 494 & 34th Avenue South) Bloomington, MN 55425
Main Hotel Number in Minneapolis: 1-952-854-9000 Toll Free: 1-800-227-6963

The event will promote the Arts and Arms of the Samurai, in addition to the displays, there will be lectures and demonstrations of traditional arts and crafts.
Sales Room:
There is a 5000 sq foot sales room where national and international vendors will be selling swords, fittings, armor, Japanese antiques, calligraphy, books, and like items. Sales table reservations can be made by contacting the individual below. There are 90 – 6 foot sales tables available. Table rates are $150/table with 2 passes/table holder.  Add a 3rd table for $75.00. Add a 4th table for $50.00.  Reserve 5 tables the 5th table is free. (Additional Passes are $35) 

Make all checks payable to Larry Klahn. Dealers are asked to exhibit primarily (80%) Japanese Swords and related items. No modern firearms. (Nothing that can chamber a cartridge) No live ordinance.

General Admission to the sales room is $10.00 per day. 3 day pass is $25.00

Promotion of Event:
This event will be advertised in major US cities, and in the regional newsletters and press releases of collecting clubs and societies sharing common interests. The event will be heavily advertised in all major local media and to Military and Antique Arms Collecting groups throughout the US.

Hotel Info:
Reservations: (1-952-854-9000) Toll Free: 1-800-227-6963. The show receives a special room rate of $99/ night single or double occupancy. In order to get this special room rate you must reserve your room no later than October 20, 2017. When calling in use group code -TAA stands for The Arts and Arms of the Samurai.  Click here for online reservations

For Further Information, Table reservations/details contact: Larry Klahn, (lklahn@aol.com) 123 6th St. South, La Crosse, WI 54601 PH:(608-784-9900) Cell: 608-287-4289

Show Times:

Friday – Dealer set-up 9 am – 12 noon                                                          Show Hours: 12 noon – 9 pm.

Saturday – Dealer set-up 8 am – 9am.                                                            Show Hours: 9 am to 9 pm.

Sunday – Dealer set-up 8 am – 9 am.                                                              Show Hours: 9 am – 3 pm.

Registration and General Liability Release Form

 Table Registration

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1 or 2 tables – $150.00 each. Add a 3rd table for $75.00. Add a 4th table for $50.00                                  

If you reserve 5 tables the 5th table is free.

Number of tables:_____ Amount Paid:_______


  1. I hereby personally assume all risks in connection with my participation in any and all events associated with the 2017 Arts and Arms of the Samurai Show and hold harmless its promoters, operators, agents, employees and volunteers. I release the aforementioned from any injury or damage, to either person or property, which may result from my participation in any part of the 2017 Arts and Arms of the Samurai.
  2. I further agree that I and I alone am legally responsible for any damage that I may cause to any property while participating in any part of the 2017 Arts and Arms of the Samurai and that I will be financial responsibility for any such damage.

       I accept without reservations the conditions set forth in this document.


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