Sign up today for the Spring/Summer Antiques Show Spotlight 2013
You don’t have to wait for the Brimfield antique show or the next episode of Antiques Roadshow to get your antiquing fix! This is your guide to the great American flea market: From New York to Texas, Oregon to Florida, our Winter Antique Show Spotlight tells you all about the most important American antiques shows and antique fairs of spring and summer 2013. Delivered free the last Thursday of every month.
As the largest outdoor market of its kind in Southeastern Michigan, the two-day Utica Antiques Market occurs three weekends in 2013 May 11-12, July 13-14 and Sept. 7-8. The show is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. More than 100 dealers display rare antiques and fine collectibles in a massive pavilion or under 20-by-40-foot canopies. About 20 canopies are set up sheltering anywhere from 2 to 6 dealers.
Visit our website to download a 2013 contract or to see show dates through 2014!
From May to October, thousands of Midwestern collectors clear their 2013 antiques show calendars to shop the 3rd Sunday Market, an event devoted exclusively to the finest in antiques, collectibles, and crafts. A Bloomington, Ill., tradition since 1988, the indoor/outdoor sale features more than 450 top dealers, representing 17 states. This year’s market schedule begins May 19, with show hours from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., followed by markets June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15 and Oct. 20.
Visit our Facebook page for updates.
Whether you’re looking for the finest in antique furniture, Americana, folk art, vintage advertising, sport memorabilia, or antique linens and clothing, you’re sure to find something of interest at 3rd Sunday Market.
Sandwich Antiques Market: Perfect for Sundays in summer
The Sandwich Antiques Market, nestled in the picturesque Sandwich Fair Grounds, boarded by stunning 100-year old trees, with ample space to rest and relax between visits to dealer booths,is an unbeatable option for collectors of any age and interest. The 2013 market season in Sandwich, Ill. gets underway May 19, with gates opening at 8 a.m.
The Rose Bowl Flea Market is one of the most famous markets in the world, celebrating 40 years of success at the world famous Rose Bowl in Pasadena Calif. Since 1957, California thrifters, flea market junkies and hipster vintage collectors turn to R.G. Canning:
Rose Bowl Flea Market - 2nd Sunday of every month. Next event May 12!
Ventura Flea Market – 5-6 times annually. Next event May 5!
Beaumont Outdoor Market – every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
San Bernardino Market - every Saturday & Sunday
R.G. Canning also produces concerts, auto shows, trade shows and even movie and television location rentals. All of our companies share the same goals, quality in customer service and public satisfaction at all of our shows and events.
The Oley Valley is rich in history and in turn, rich in antiques – which makes the Antiques in the Valley event a perfect opportunity to take in all the spectacular pieces the area has to offer. You’ll find a wide variety of 18th, 19th and early 20th century pieces showcased June 14-15 by a group of 60 reputable antique dealers – making this one of the premiere antiques events in the Oley Valley region.
For more than 25 years, Scott Antique Markets has been America’s Favorite Treasure Hunt for Antiques and Collectibles! We host the World’s Largest Indoor Antique Shows the second weekend of every month at the Atlanta Exposition Center in Atlanta, Georgia or at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. The next big events in Atlanta are May 9-12 and June 6-9!
There’s no better way to celebrate the sunny weather than a trip to the Scott Antique Markets. As the largest monthly antique market in the world, Scott’s Markets are a complete assortment of antique goods that is truly a treasure hunter’s paradise.
The Washington Antiques Fair is ushering in its 35th spring season in fine style, with rows upon rows of dealers displaying antiques of varying genres – promising a little something for everyone. The next fair date is May 26, and will be held in the traditional fair spot, Consol Energy Park, in Washington, Pa.
If you’ve ever been to camp, you know you most always come away learning something new. At the Antique Jewelry & Art Conference’s Jewelry Camp, slated for Aug. 1-3, organizers say it’s not whether you’ll come away with new knowledge about jewelry, but more about how soon you can put all your new jewelry knowledge to good use.
Ten times a year, the Midwest’s best dealers and flea market masters make it a point to set up at the Kane County Flea Market in St. Charles, Ill. Mark your calendars for the next couple market dates: May 4-5, June 1-2 and July 6-7.
You won’t find rummage sale cast offs here – only the most interesting merchandise makes our cut. Collectors and dealers loved our “show within a show” of top coin-op antiques machines and dealers! We have special dealer rates at more than a dozen close hotels. Check us out once and you’ll see why we never cancel.
Where can you find a multitude of delicious and nutritious farmer’s market offerings, while checking out rummage sale treasures, put your bicycle through a safety check, or indulging in bacon, beer or food truck delights? It’s all happening during the spring and summer at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. This Royal Oak, Mich. community gathering is open every Friday and Sunday.
You’ve never seen anything like the antique malls and collectibles shops located in Volo, Ill. This is more than your average antiques mall - it’s a 30-acre theme park designed for the entire family! Collectors will love strolling down “seven miles of aisles” spread across three, massive antique malls and a fourth devoted to unique finds and collectable decor.
The spring 2013 season is well underway!Families may tour a 300-vehicle auto museum, take a ride on a Historic Trolley Tour or visit the Haunted Barn, as seen on The Discovery Channel’s “Ghost Lab.” (see the video clip below).
Plan your antiques shopping ahead of time! Collectors can now take an online tour of our participating antiques booths. Simply visit the Antique Mall page or the Mercantile Mall page and click on the suggested collecting categories. Then simply visit the booth number and participating dealer’s name to view merchandise information and photos.
Travel & Leisure magazine calls it one of “the top 3 of national urban antiques markets,” while others call it the “SoHo of the Midwest,” but, to those who frequent it, the Chicago Antiques Market is a simply a great place to find superb antiques and collectibles for amazing prices.
Part of the famed Randolph Street Market, the Chicago Antiques Market features 200 vendors with a wide variety of wares, in a European-style indoor and outdoor marketplace. The market is open one weekend a month through December, and tickets are $8 for adults and $3 for students in advance online, and $10 and $5, respectively at the gate. Plus, there’s a special early shopper deal – click on the link below to learn more about how early admittance gets you great deals, and helps support a Chicago charity.
Visit the Zurko Promotions website for a list of year round shows! The 2013 Indoor flea and antiques markets are underway! You’ll meet famous horror movie celebrities, enjoy live music, watch a costume ball and partake in an old fashioned Wisconsin beer garden!
“I have yet to meet another promoter who goes ‘above and beyond’ as the Zurko operation does …” so say dealers who exhibit at Zurko Promotions shows. The dealer-friendly atmosphere encourages the best items exhibited at any number of events held across the Midwest.
From Illinois all-night fleas to mid-Michigan antique markets to northern Wisconsin tag sales, Zurko events feature decorative arts, Civil War, phonographs, records, toys, postcards and even celebrities! If that’s not enough, dealers can even consign items to specially auctions held regularly by the Zurko staff.
Stella Show Mgmt. Co. is an ambassador of the antiques industry, providing countless opportunities and events every year for dealers and collectors to buy, sell and talk antiques and collectibles. Next up on Stella Show’s 2013 schedule is The Country Living Fair June 7-9! More than 150 dealers specializing in Americana, art, organic living, reuse, vintage furniture, and general antiques will be displaying.
Old Town Clovis is one of those towns you will love to visit and hate to leave, especially if your visit coincides with any of the Friday Night Farmer’s Markets, which start May 10, or the annual Glorious Junk Days on May 26. With 13 different antiques shops and malls to visit, this quaint California town is a great destination for antiquing adventures.
Crying Hills Antiques: Part education and part adventure
It’s always good when you can get more for your money, and when it comes to antiques events in North Dakota, the Crying Hill Antiques Show, you definitely get “more” for your $2 admission fee. Whether you make your way to the Fargo show or the Bismarck location, you’ll find a variety of dealers displaying pottery, jewelry, Western, Americana, Depression glass, and postcards, and many always willing to talk antiques. The spring season kicks off April 6 at the Bismarck site and April 20 at the Fargo location.
The Gurnee Antique Center is committed to providing exceptional service to customers by bringing them top quality, authentic 18th, 19th and early 20th century antiques. Staff and external appraisers review merchandise and actively remove items that are not at least 50 years old.
The GAC staff also actively searches for and removes fakes and reproductions: items that could mislead the uninformed buyer. Dealers are asked to remove items of questionable authenticity or quality, establishing an atmosphere of quality and trust at the Gurnee Antique Center.
Gurnee Antique Center
5742 Northridge Drive
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
Phone: (847) 782-9094
An ambassador for model hobbyists the world over, the Hobby Manufacturers Association (HMA) serves up shows to benefit modelers and model manufacturers throughout the year. Whether its remote control vehicles, model trains, planes or boats, or die-cast cars, there is a show for you. The big event of the year is the I-Hobby Expo – a “who’s who” of the model hobby, with new releases and related programs.
Visit our site for various show events and dates.
Antique Trader’s eNewsletter
The antiques world delivered free each week! The Antique Trader eNewsletter is the oldest electronic newsletter on antiques in the hobby. It features research, show reports, appraisals, business and collecting advice and more! Delivered every Friday.
Antique Trader’s Auction Extra
This free eNewsletter focuses on recent auction results and important upcoming sales. Select full and half-page advertisements from the print issue are featured in every edition. Delivered every Tuesday.
Winter Antiques Show Spotlight 2013
Get a free monthly update on the nation’s hottest summer antiques shows and flea markets! From New York to Texas, Oregon to Florida, our Summer Antiques Show Spotlight tells you all about the most important American antiques shows. Delivered the last Thursday of every month.
Show Promoters: Call or e-mail today to learn how you can reach more than 90,000 antiques show attendees nationwide every month:
• • • • • • • • • • • • •
More Resources For Collectors & Sellers
• NEW FOR YOU: