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Tri-State Antique Market opens new season May 7

The Market affectionately known as "Indiana’s largest antiques and vintage-only market" will open its 2017 season May 7, with nearly 250 vendors slated to be displaying wares.

AdulLAWRENCEBURG, Ind. — The Tri-State Antique Market will begin its 2017 season at the Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds on Sunday, May 7. The Market works each year to serve as “Indiana’s largest antiques and vintage-only market”. Nearly 250 vendors selling everything from early American primitives to mid-century modern are at each of six monthly shows.

Tri-State Antique Market delivers variety

Vintage patio chairs

Classic cool garden decor and vintage outdoor furnishings, like this pair of chairs, are among the items commonly seen at Tri-State.

A generous and eclectic mix of furnishings, jewelry, decorative arts, primitives, textiles, and collectible housewares are on offer. Military relics, architectural and industrial remnants, and garden decor are available. In addition, the inclusion of pop culture memorabilia ensures something for everyone’s taste and budget.

The Market has been an important regional resource for over 30 years and attracts nearly 20,000 visitors each season. Longtime patrons include advanced collectors, antiques retailers, DIY home decorators, arts enthusiasts, and all those who appreciate the history and character of time-tested cultural artifacts. Market attendance has resurged in the 21st century with a new generation coming in search of the unique vintage materials that characterize current decorating trends focused on the reuse and repurposing of items from local sources.

Plans for attending

Tri-State Antique Market is the first Sunday of the month, May through October. Over half of the vendor displays are indoors or under cover, so the event takes place regardless of weather. Public admission hours are from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT with earlybird shoppers admitted during dealer set-up beginning at 6:00 AM. Adults (age 18 and older) gain admission with a $3 charge. Attended pets are welcome.

For more information, visit or call co-managers Aaron Metzger 513-353-4135 or Bruce Metzger 513-738-7256.