Spring is a perfect time to go hunting for unique vintage pieces, and we don’t want you to miss out on great antique shows. Ryan Stills, Jordan Bellows, and Morgan Young from Invaluable.com have rounded up some wonderful events taking place throughout the spring, organized chronologically, for those adventurous types who may be planning a trip to scour for the perfect hidden gem.
It’s never too early to start planning your spring antiquing trips! Take a look at the list and let us know if you’ll be attending any of these wonderful shows. What other shows are you looking forward to this spring?
Fort Worth Show of Antiques & Art
The Fort Worth Show of Antiques & Art prides itself on being the “original antique & art show in the American West, with art and antiques of all styles, eras, and prices.” Featuring over 150 top exhibitors from around the country, this year’s edition will focus on the written word, from the text printed on early advertisements to those engraved on sterling trophies.
When: March 3 @ 10:00am — March 5 @ 5:00pm
Where: Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall, 3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Christine Palmer Spring Antique and Collectible Show
With over 900 available booths, filled with vendors from almost every state in the US, you are sure to find something unique at this enormous show, and legendary event.
When: March 4 @ 9:00am – March 5 @ 4:00pm
Where: Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97217
The Chelsea Antiques Fair
Originally established in 1950, The Chelsea Antiques Fair now returns as an annual event. As one of the more economic major antique shows in London, you can always expect reasonable prices, and vendors that you wouldn’t find elsewhere!
When: March 15 @ 12:00pm – March 19 @ 5:00pm
Where: Chelsea Old Town Hall, 4, Kings Road, Chelsea, SW3 5, London, UK
Grayslake Antique & Vintage Market
For antique and vintage lovers alike, the Grayslake Antique & Vintage Market has everything from jewelry to decorative arts to vintage posters and is held each month at its Illinois location.
When: Every month (recurring)
Where: Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 East Peterson Road, Grayslake, IL 60030
Sacramento Antique Faire Christie Antique & Vintage Show
You’ll get plenty of chances to check out the 300 or so vendors of the Sacramento Antique Faire, which is held during second Sunday of every month. As they say, “it’s a huge treasure hunt!”
When: April 9 @ 6:00am — 3:00pm; recurring event
Where: 2100 X St, Sacramento, CA 95818
Cedar Rapids Antique & Vintage Show
This year will mark the Cedar Rapids Antique & Vintage Show’s 122nd year. This show includes dealers from across the country who offer everything from stamps to furniture to paintings and prints. There’s something for everyone at this grand Indiana event.
When: April 28 @ 10:00am — April 29 @ 4:00pm
Where: Hawkeye Downs Speedway (Fairgrounds), 4400 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Christie Antique & Vintage Show
Knows as “Canada’s favorite antique show”, the Christie Antique & Vintage Show boasts a wide variety of items spread across almost 10 acres. The event is outdoors and is held rain or shine.
When: May 27 @ 8:00am
Where: 1000 Highway 5 West, Dundas, Ontario, L9H 5E2 Canada
The Randolph Street Market
This well-known Chicago market holds events once a month, but this May they will be hosting the Summer Season Grand Opening of the Chicago Antique Market. The Randolph Street Market boasts over 300 vendors that will meet all your needs for shopping, food, and entertainment.
When: May 27 @ 10am – May 28 @ 5pm
Where: 1340 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607
Country Living Fair
Presented by Country Living Magazine, this event is a great source for antiques, as well as crafts and furniture. Meet the editors of Country Living Magazine, as well as attend numerous “how-to” guides and demonstrations.
When: June 2 @ 10am – June 4 @ 5pm
Where: The Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Las Vegas Vintage Jewelry and Watch Show
While more narrow in focus, The Las Vegas Antique Jewelry and Watch Show is the largest of its kind. Roughly 400 vendors gather to present the finest pieces from estates and jewelers across the globe.
When: June 5 @ 11am – June 8 @ 4pm
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Guest post was written by Ryan Stills, Jordan Bellows, and Morgan Young from Invaluable.com. Invaluable is a leading online marketplace for vintage and antique jewelry, fine art, and collectibles. Auction houses, galleries, and dealers use Invaluable to deepen relationships with clients around the world, connecting people with the things they love.