Asheville Antiques Show & Sale
August 2-4, 2013
US Cellular Center, Downtown Asheville
Asheville Antiques Fair
The Asheville Antiques Fair is the oldest antiques show in the south. More than 50 invited dealers will showcase American, English and Continental antiques from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century; featuring furniture, silver, jewelry, prints, crystal, books and more. Special events include: Heirloom Roadshow, offering verbal appraisals, expert lectures and exhibits. Lunch served daily. For more information, visit www.ashevilleantiquesfair.com
or call (828) 299 7430
The best area in Asheville to find antiques is the Biltmore Antiques District, with 13 stores within a mile and a half of the Biltmore Estate. In Biltmore Village, go to Antiquities at Biltmore Village and Estate Jewelry Ltd.. Along Swannanoa River Road, the sprawling Antique Tobacco Barn, the 9,000-square-foot Bryant Antiques mall, Oddfellows European Antiques Warehouse, Biltmore Station Antiques and Reflections of the Past. The fabulous ScreenDoor and the Sweeten Creek Antiques & Collectibles (31,000 square feet) are located on the eastern end of the district. Village Antiques, on the north side, features impressive, fine European and American antique furniture and art.
Here are a few Asheville antique stores:
Antique Tobacco Barn: Our top choice for rummaging with 70,000 square feet warehouse packed with finished and unfinished antiques. It is located on Highway 81 (75 Swannonoa River Road, 828-252-7291) near Biltmore Estate. Read and see more!
Fireside Antiques: Premier importer of English, Scottish, and Irish Antiques and Oriental Porcelain. In addition to Japanese Imari, Chinese Export and English Ironstone, a fine selection of tea caddies, lap desk, English, Georgian and Edwardian Furniture, and exceptional accessories are featured in their galleries. 30 All Souls Crescent
Village Antiques: They have discovered some great new sources of fabulous French country antiques. From monumental chateau armoires of the Languedoc to undulating wild cherry commodes from the foot of the Pyrenees, they travel to every corner of France to bring the most unique period French furniture and art. 755 Biltmore Avenue
ScreenDoor has over fifty dealer "cottages and porches" which showcase unique objects both old and new for your home, cabin. 115 Fairview Road
Downtown Asheville is another great spot for browsing for antiques with a dozen shops, mostly in the Lexington Avenue and Walnut Street areas.
Captain’s Bookshelf: They have been buying and selling secondhand and rare books in downtown Asheville North Carolina since 1976. Our stock includes numerous signed books, first editions and fine leather bindings as well as a generous collection of quality secondhand material. 31 Page Avenue
Corner Cupboard Antiques Mall, 49 North Lexington Avenue
House Of Alexander antiques and collectibles, 54 North Lexington Avenue
Stuf Antiques Inc., large general line antiques, lamp shades, and lamp repair, 52 Broadway