Find antiques in your region. Western Central Eastern Western Asheville — Antique Tobacco Barn Historically, the Antique Tobacco Barn hosted seasonal auctions for tobacco and
Historically, the Antique Tobacco Barn hosted seasonal auctions for tobacco and sold antiques in the off season; however, tobacco production decline shifted the direction of business. With nearly 77,000 square feet of store to explore, the Antique Tobacco Barn has offers décor, tools, china, old license plates, milk crates, chests and desks, and many other items.
This three-story, 30,000-square-foot store in downtown Burnsville is filled with antique clocks, furniture, toys, tools, dishware, and other items. The store is also known for its “Teapot Room,” which is filled with teapots of all shapes and sizes.
Boasting more than 1,000 booths for shoppers to hunt among, Smiley’s is fun for all generations: A carousel and a variety of food and snacks are available to enjoy while shopping.
Hickory Antiques Mall is a large antique shop off near Interstate 40 that features a wide variety of booths for antique hunters to find their treasures. Find collectibles and North Carolina-made pottery and furniture among other wares.
Owner Julie Horton describes the style of this downtown Lincolnton store as “Southern eclectic.” The store has traditional and repurposed antiques, plus new items. The Owl’s Nest also caters to the whole family — it offers a coloring station for kids and an outdoor watering station for pets.
This 123-year-old building in downtown Murphy has a mix of vintage and antique items, plus clothing and locally made items like pottery, jewelry, and soaps.
This shop in downtown West Jefferson offers goods from more than 30 vendors that range in upcycled furniture, crafts, decorations, and various antiques and vintage finds.
Exclusively open Friday through Sunday all year long, Uncle Bill’s Flea Market boasts more than 200 vendor booths. This open-air market offers shoppers an inside and outside experience, featuring items such as area rugs and sunglasses.
The Brentwood Street Flea Market is an indoor shopping experience that comprises a furniture outlet and an online thrift store. The market has more than 20 vendors and carries everything from hats, dresses, and necklaces to new mattresses, appliances, lamps, and vinyl albums.
Skilled auctioneer Jon Lambert sorts and sells estate treasures, such as furniture, coins and currency, fine estate jewelry, American pottery, advertising signs, textiles, and other items in this cinderblock building.
In this downtown Oxford gallery, visitors can find a rotating selection of local art in addition to a selection of antiques and collectibles — like 18th-, 19th, and 20th-century artwork and furniture.
134 College Street
Oxford, NC 27565
The Raleigh Market opened in the 1970s and has received many accolades. At this market on the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, shoppers can purchase refreshments and visit more than 500 booths.
Owned and operated by Jenny Sellars and her mother, SuzAnna’s has served customers for 17 years. “I seriously learn something new every day working at the shop,” Sellars says. SuzAnna’s sells Ball and Mason jars, garden tools, salt and pepper shakers, and much more.
Webb Road Flea Market began in 1985 and operates exclusively on weekends year-round. In the market’s 130,000-square-foot shopping space, folks can find vendors that sell a variety of items, including flowers, clothes, and toy cars.
For three days every month, Chartruese Barn sells items from more than 25 vendors, including farm tables, upcycled lighting, vintage advertising, enamelware, home and garden furnishings, and many other items. After shopping, visitors can enjoy some peace and quiet in the tractor shed turned chapel on the barn’s grounds.
This shop lives up to its slogan: “If Granny had it, we got it.” Filled with furniture, vintage dishes, jewelry, tools, and wares from more than 150 vendors, there’s plenty of fun finds here.
405 North Main Street
Walnut Cove, NC 27052
(336) 591-7778, facebook.com/The-Just-Plain-Country-Store-104191259624863/
Opened since 1982, Cooks Flea Market has more than 500 vendor booths that sell collectibles, clothes, and even tires. The market hosts different themed events throughout the year for shoppers and offers fresh goodies at the on-site farmers market.
The Lake Gaston Flea Market sells handcrafted items, antiques tools, furniture, and collectibles. The market is also known for selling fresh produce on Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
3358 River Road
Henrico, NC 27842
(252) 676-6460, facebook.com/Lake-Gaston-Flea-Market-2061805057278613/
Charlene Harvey is the owner of Twice as Nice and has been for more than 30 years at many different locations. Harvey describes Twice as Nice as an upscale marketplace that sells anything antiques, collectibles, farmhouse decorations, furniture, and vintage jewelry. Another huge part of the market is its large retro video game store.
This shop has nautical- and sea-themed objects, including shells, decoys, and fishing gear. There’s also an assortment of other items like pocket knives, brass decor, furniture, china, children’s toys and books, and vintage music albums.
With more than 100 vendors both inside and 70 or more outside, shoppers can find anything from earrings to guitars at this market. In addition to traditional booths, shoppers can purchase a snack from food vendors or buy fresh produce.
This 85,000-square-foot former cotton mill includes a 20,000-square-foot antiques mall, as well as outlets for furniture, housewares, and women’s clothes. There is also a craft gallery with original works by North Carolina artisans.
— Jordan Schultz & Chloe Klingstedt