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Prepare yourselves, folks, for this antique mecca! The largest of its kind in Michigan and voted "Best Antique Mall" by AAA, this center is more than 60,000 square feet of more than 400 booths showcasing regional dealer displays along with European-imported antiques. Learn the floor plan in advance and reserve ample time to thoroughly enjoy this motherload — it spans an entire block of Downtown Bay City!Read More +
Right across the street is a historic candy shop, operating since 1904, St. Laurent Brothers. If homemade candies, assorted nuts, and hand-dipped chocolates sound like they'd add to your antiquing outing, look for the red-and-white-striped awning and enjoy!
Just one block away from Bay City Antiques Center/Bay Antique Center, nostalgia runs deep in the heart of historic "Hell's Half Mile" at Americana Company Antiques. Here you'll find a warm ambiance and an eclectic mix of unique antiquities — including vintage vinyl, clothing, and furniture.Read More +
The Finest Antiques & Home Decor: Find a bit of vintage and a bit of brand new inside this antique store & home decor shop. With a blend of vintage charm and contemporary style, have your pick of items from estate sales, furniture, decorative accessories, and more!
Retro Attics Studio: Browse treasured & thoughtfully restored pieces of mid-century modern furniture — alongside industrial pieces, lighting, artwork, and much more — at this uncommon vintage studio, open Saturdays only or by appointment.
Electric Kitsch: Stock up on quality vintage vinyl! Stroll this one-of-a-kind shop to find a unique curation of both new & used records, vintage clothing, electronic equipment, and funky household items — all in an eclectic, inviting atmosphere.
Antique Warehouse: Peruse antiques amongst 20,000 square feet and 70 dealers offering furniture, clocks, china, glassware and more! Enjoy each of six specialty shops — and break for a lunch of delicious deli sandwiches, wraps, soups, or salads at the on-site Memory Lane Café.
Freeland Antique Mall: With more than 16,000 square feet of traditional and one-of-a-kind antique finds, Freeland Antique Mall is a must-visit! Shop the collections of more than 90 dealers, seven days a week — and save plenty of space in the car to haul home your finds!
Yorkshire Antiques & Primitives: Antiquing aficionados flock to Yorkshire for an assortment of antique and primitive furniture, plus vintage tech, glassware, toys, and more. Ever-changing inventory (with new items added daily) makes this spot a delightful destination for collectors.
Adomaitis Antiques: Located in the historic neighborhood of Old Town Saginaw, Adomaitis Antiques is known for its exceptional prices and specialized selection of estate sale items, plus an estimated 10,000 professional quality costumes and vintage clothing pieces!
Court Street Antiques: Have fun browsing this historic building, brimming with character, and say you've covered all 5,000 square feet of this special vintage, antique, and upcycle shop!
The Antique Center: Find your remarkable, storied treasures inside this 8,000-square-foot goldmine of clothing, jewelry, collectibles, and antiques of all kinds.
More than 50 years, more than 80 acres — Michigan's largest antique & collectible festival is the Michigan Antique Festival, and can be experienced each June and September in Midland. With five buildings overflowing with unique "stuff you just can't find online," a classic car show, auto swap meet, and more — enjoy every acre!
The Iron Gate Emporium: Discover The Iron Gate Emporium, a vintage market filled with unique vendors and a variety of antique, shabby chic, and made-in-Michigan items. Shop upcycled furniture, home decor both new & old, and artisan products from pottery to hand-poured candles.
Thrifty Treasures Antiques & More: Travel to Thrifty Treasures to shop inside an antique mall with 20 dealers offering a variety of items including jewelry, glassware, furniture, primitives, and more. From repurposed retro furniture pieces to dinnerware and decor, find great vintage values inside.
Around the Farm Antiques: A treasure trove for enthusiasts, Around the Farm Antiques offers furniture, collectibles, and vintage decor from 60+ vendors. With its charming rural setting and an outdoor assortment of items for the garden, this expansive mall is an immersive experience.
Vintage Annex: Visit Vintage Annex and be surrounded by all-things-vintage! From timeless pieces to trendy items that perfectly capture the essence of past eras, find yourself lost in a sea of funky patterns and unique styles. The racks are filled with retro goodies from fashions to housewares — and even a selection of fabulous vintage jewelry.
Sister's Vin-tiques: Step into a vintage goldmine at Sister's Vin-tiques. This shop is filled with mid-century furniture, retro clothing, and quirky collectibles. The owners, who happen to be sisters, are friendly and knowledgeable — and ready to share stories about their curated finds!
Flash Back Vintage: Enter into Flash Back Vintage and be transported to a bygone era. Whether you're searching for a unique piece to add to your home or wardrobe — or you simply want to indulge in nostalgia — Flash Back Vintage is a must-visit for retro clothing, accessories, and decor.
Michiganders Antiques and Collectibles: With its diverse inventory, Michiganders is a must-stop for a trip down memory lane. This shop offers a unique assortment of timeless treasures, perfect for history enthusiasts and antique collectors alike — from vintage furniture to rare memorabilia.
Antique shoppers do know how to shop, don't they? Taking a leisurely pace, looking around for unique pieces of history and antiquated beauty, finding potential and envisioning restoring items back to life. Ahhh, enjoy multiple antiquing outings and all of your finds!
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Finding the right item is only part of the shopping experience in Pure Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region! Here, quaint shops mingle with bustling markets, large malls complement smaller hidden gems, and you’re sure to enter memorable spaces as you shop!Read More +