Antique/Vintage Shows

Oh, the shows! If you think these are all about Grandma’s china and big furniture, you are mistaken. There are a variety of a shows offering a wonderful mix of historically significant pieces to not-so-curated treasures.

There are several shows we enjoy selling at.

Christie Antique and Vintage Show

www.christieshow.ca

This fabulous outdoor show is held twice a year featuring hundreds of vendors.

Kempenfest

www.kempenfest.com

This is Ontario’s biggest waterfront festival with live music, midway, antique dealers and artisans. It’s typically held on the long weekend in August.  We have a large booth in the Optimist Club’s Antique Tent.

Ontario Vintage Market

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This market runs on selected Sundays at Evergreen Brickworks on Bayview Avenue in Toronto. The convenor has a real passion for vintage and selects vendors that bring quality goods. The venue is a great place to explore too.

Port Perry Annual Antique Show and Sale

Held in February for the last 20+ years, this is considered the first major show of the year and always has great vendors and draws a big crowd. All proceeds from booth rentals support Lake Scugog Historical Society projects.

Paris Antique Show

This is an indoor show at the Paris Fairgrounds; typically held in early March. There is always a great variety at this show.

Thornbury Summer Antiques Show

Several ‘premier’ dealers are a part of this show usually held in August at the Beaver Valley Community Centre in beautiful downtown Thornbury.

Prince Edward County Antique Show

This takes place at the Crystal Palace – Picton Antique

The Crystal Palace has been the home of this popular show for many years. A lot of long-time vendors sell here year after year.

Bala Antique and Nostalgia Show & Sale

This indoor show is held at the Bala Sports Arena at the end of June/early July and offers a great selection from 40 vendors.

A lot of shows are held in beautiful towns and we encourage you to visit the shops, parks, restaurants and attractions … make it a day trip!

Wayback Times Publication & Website

www.waybacktimes.com

The Wayback Times publication and website is a great resource for show schedules, antique/vintage shop listings and great articles about this business. The publication is available at many shops throughout southern Ontario.