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Not a Flea: Junk Bonanza prohibits reproductions

The Junk Bonanza event slated for April in Shakopee, Minn. will provide shoppers with access to a curated selection of vintage, repurposed and artisan items, presented by select vendors.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Junk Bonanza event returns to Canterbury Park April 20-22, reuniting shoppers and purveyors of vintage finds, beautiful antiques and artisan-repurposed and upcycled goods.

Junk Bonanza Event Welcomes Select Vendors

More than 150 handpicked vendors curate artful vignettes of castoff and repurposed treasures. Items

Annie Sloan and Chalk Paint

Annie Sloan demonstrating her Chalk Paint process. (All photos courtesy of Junk Bonanza)

are predominantly 40 years or older or made from components of that age. The Junk Bonanza event also includes a select group of artisanal handmade goods. Shop and stroll with one of Canterbury’s famous Bloody Marys in hand. This is not a flea market; no reproductions are allowed.

Among special events at this show include, but are not limited to:
• Hands-on workshops taught by Chalk Paint® founder Annie Sloan. The color expert will conduct free sessions all three days, and sign copies of her 26th book, “Annie Sloan Paints Everything.” Watch for details on the Junk Bonanza Facebook page to enter to win a half-hour, one-on-one session with the English author over tea.

• Multiple “Lucky Friday” giveaways all day Friday. Register to win $25 tokens to be redeemed for merchandise in the booth of your choice during the Bonanza.

Stop and Shop at Junk Bonanza

The Bonanza is an indoor event; the show will go on despite rain or snow. Mark your calendars for the Bonanza’s Fall show Sept. 21-23, also at Canterbury Park.

Canterbury Park is located at 1100 Canterbury Road S., Shakopee, Minnesota. Show hours are Thursday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $10 per day. Early Bird tickets, good for entry at 8 a.m. Thursday – 2 hours before general admission – are $25 online and $30 at the door.

It is good for regular admission Friday and Saturday, too. Parking is free and plentiful on adjacent surface lots.

Tickets can be ordered online at For more information, visit

Items at the Bonanza

Many a unique and spectacular item can be discovered at the Junk Bonanza.

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