ROCHESTER, Minn. — The 49th annual Olmstead County Gold Rush Antique Show and Flea Market promises to be an exciting one for people seeking antiques, collectibles and other treasures.

All COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted by the governor for the show, scheduled for August 20-22 at Graham Park (Olmsted County fairgrounds) in Rochester, Minnesota.

One of the largest shows in the Midwest, this indoor/outdoor event is presented by Townsend Shows and covers 52 acres with more than 1,200 spaces and eight buildings. Dealers from all across the nation coming to exhibit will offer antique furniture, primitives, advertising signs, antique toys, peddle cars, farm toys and farm-related items, car-related items, comics, postcards, sport cards, hunting, fishing, brewery items, art glass, pottery, Depression-era glassware, jewelry, clocks, lamps, perfume bottles, sewing items, children’s furniture and dishes, decorative arts, paintings, prints, textiles, vintage clothing, door stops, bookends, Americana, Native American items, crocks, repurposed and upcycled vintage items, and much, much more.

The Gold Rush show features everything from toy vehicles and other mantiques, above, to holiday-themed collectibles, shown below.

The Gold Rush show features everything from toy vehicles and other mantiques, above, to holiday-themed collectibles, shown below.

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Show hours are Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free and unlimited parking is $5.

No public will be allowed on the grounds on Thursday.

Graham Park is located on Highway 63 and 16th Street, SE intersection.

The show has a large variety of furniture, lamps, paintings, knick-knacks and other home furnishings.

The show has a large variety of furniture, lamps, paintings, knick-knacks and other home furnishings.

New dealers are always welcome. For exhibitor information, call 507-269-1473 or 641-832-2700. RV electrical and water hookups at Graham Park Fairgrounds Campground can be rented by calling 507-269-1473.

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