Virginia Beach Antiques Show :: Exhibitor Information
46th Virginia Beach Antiques Show
Dates: August 9-11, 2013
Hours: Friday & Saturday 10:00 - 6:00, Sunday Noon-5:00
Location: Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St., Virginia Beach, VA 23451.
Virginia Beach Convention Center Map and Directions
Admission: $7.00 for adults (children 12 & under free) One admission covers all three days. Plenty of free parking. ATM on premises.
Dealer List: 2012 Dealer LIst
The Virginia Beach Antiques Show has been the largest and highest-quality antiques show in Hampton Roads for over 40 years. This once a year event is one of the oldest and most respected antique shows in the country and features over 120 dealers from 22 states and Canada. Diversity and quality are the foundation of this event.
The Virginia Beach Antiques Show always draws serious antique collectors, interior designers and avid home decorators looking for a diverse and interesting selection of genuine antiques. Extensive collections of fine period furniture, silver, porcelains, Oriental and Persian rugs, art glass, vintage linens, garden elements, Americana, antique prints, old chandeliers, primitives, books, original fine art and more will be featured in this years prestigious event. Top quality American, French, Italian and Asian antiques will be represented. And for those with an eye for finely appointed jewelry at moderate prices, the show is particularly renowned for its extraordinary good buys in fine estate jewelry.
For those antique heirlooms or other treasured items needing some serious TLC, the Virginia Beach Antiques Show will also feature restoration specialist Klass Productions of Norfolk, VA, offering crystal and glass repair services. Whimsical Visions of Virginia Beach, VA will offer antique frame restoration and repair, services including new casting, scallop replacement and re-gilding. They also offer expert watercolor and pastel repair services. And new this year, Whimsical Visions is offering expert photo restoration. Show attendees may bring their individual pieces for evaluation and/or restoration.
- 6 local radio stations with on-air ticket giveaways and online streaming ads
- Multi-day ads in both local daily newspapers as well as weekly tabloids and other regional antiques, arts & entertainment focused publications
- Several nationwide and regional antique publications such as Renningers Antique Guide and Journal of Antiques and Collectibles
- Local TV station(s) and several cable networks including Home & Garden TV, Bravo, PBS, Fox/MSNBC news and others
- 250,000+ direct mail inserts
- Flyers to all ocanfront hotels and visitor center
- 12,000+ postcards to past attendees
- 1,000+ emails to past attendees
New This Year! Vintage Alley
A special section dedicated to dealers of authentic vintage, architectural salvage, Mid Century Modern or Danish Modern merchandise will be featured in our new Vintage Alley as part of the 46th Annual Virginia Beach Antique Show. In addition, a handful of reclaimed and assemblage artists working with mix media vintage findings who create functional artworks or home furnishings will be exhibiting in this area!
Browse through industrial salvage materials to make your own up-cycled home goods or look through numerous booths to find spiffy 1950's and 60's merchandise ripe for the picking!
This is great opportunity for those looking to retro-fit their home with statement pieces to create your own “Mad Men” style!
Vintage, Retro, Mid-century or Industrial – they will all be showcased along Vintage Alley – come check it out!
If you are a dealer in Vintage, Mid-century modern, Danish modern or Architectural salvage and you would like to participate we would love to have you in the show. You can download an application here or contact us. Please indicate in the special requests section you would like to be placed in the Vintage Alley Section.
New This Year! Peenstra Art & Antique Appraisals
Just cleaned out grandma's attic and not sure what to do with that bronze statue or old book? Bring it along and ask Todd Peenstra of Peenstra Art & Antique Appraisals to give you a free appraisal of its value. He will be joining us both Saturday and Sunday at the front of the hall to survey your unique treasures! More information will be available in the coming weeks.
Organizers, Events Management Group, Inc., demand profoundly strict standards from their jury-selected dealers. They strive to deliver the highest-quality show and best antiques experience for novice buyers to the advanced collector.
Since 1967, discriminating collectors, interior designers and curious local shoppers look forward to their annual visit, anxious to discover that perfect antique treasure to add to their collection.