Below is a calendar of major August antique shows in the UK and US. These will be separate listings so those traveling to England will find a separate listing. I am sure I will leave off someone’s favorite show, so I apologize in advance. Will give a link to the show where possible so you can get complete details.
August 4-7 International Collectibles and Antiques Shows Charlotte, North Carolina
ICAShows.com This is a large show with over 1000 dealers. Here is link to
an article by Southern Living about the show.
August 4-7 World’s Longest Yard Sale, also called 127 Corridor Sale Annual 675 mile
Yard sale from Gadsden, Al. to Hudson, Michigan 127sale.com Many articles
and TV shows about this annual event.
August 5-7 Great Southwestern Antique Show Albuquerque, New Mexico
August 6-7 Antique Fair & Flea Market Greenwich, New York
August 6-7 Kane County Flea Market St. Charles, Illinois
August 11-13 54th Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show Manchester, New Hampshire
The Maine Antiques Digest considered it to be the best aniques show of its
kind in New England. http://www.nhada.org/
August 12-14 44th Virginia Beach Antiques Show Virginia Beach, Virginia
August 12-14 Scott Antique Market Atlanta, Georgia This monthly show is known as the worlds’s
largest indoor antiques show. http://www.scottantiquemarket.com/
August 12-14 30th Annual Maine Antiques Festival This is Maine’s largest antiques event.
August 12-14 Grayslake Antique Market Grayslake, IL. This is a popular monthly antique market.
August 15-21 40th Annual Madison-Bouckville Antique Week
August 19-21 Chicago O’Hare Summer Antiques Show Rosemont, IL One of the most popular Chicago
antiques shows. http://www.dolphinfairs.com/chicagoohareantiques
August 20-21 Ann Arbor Antiques Market Ann Arbor, Michigan
August 26-27 37th Annual Antiques Show Muncy, PA.
August 27 40th Madison Historical Society Antiques Fair Madison, Conn.
August 27 51st Anniversary Lakeside Antique Show Lakeside, Ohio
August 27-28 Randolf Street Market Festival. Indoor/Outdoor Chicago, Illinois
One of the top 3 urban antique markets. http://randolphstreetmarket.com/
UK August Antique Shows
August 2 Donnington Antiques Market Castle Donnington, Derbyshire
ugust 14-16 Lincolnshire International Antiques and Home Show Lincolnshire Showground
This is one of my two favorite antique shows in the whole world. See my article on
Buying Antiques in England. http://www.arthurswallowfairs.co.uk/lincolnshire-overview.php
August 18-19 Newark International Antiques and Collectors Fair Newark, Nottinghamshire
This is the other of my two favorite antique fairs. http://www.iacf.co.uk/newark/
I hope you find this listing of antique shows helpful. We will try to do a monthly posting of major antique shows.