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Bay City Antiques Center/Bay Antique Center: Prepare yourself, 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.
Friendly tips? Learn the floor plan in advance and reserve ample time to thoroughly enjoy this mother load — it spans an entire block of Downtown Bay City!
Psst! Right across the street is an 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!
Americana Company Antique Mall: 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 Antique Mall. Here you'll find a warm, friendly ambiance and an eclectic mix of unique antiquities — including vintage vinyl, clothing, and furniture.
The Finest Antiques & Home Decor: Find a little bit of vintage and a little bit of brand new inside this memorable space described as an antique store & a home decor shop. Have your pick of items from estate sales, furniture, and so much more!
Retro Attics Studio: Browse treasured pieces of mid-century modern furniture — alongside industrial pieces and artwork — at this uncommon vintage shop, open Saturdays only or by appointment.
Electric Kitsch: Stroll through this one-of-a-kind store to find a unique curation of new & used records, clothing, electronic equipment, and funky household items.
Antique Warehouse: Peruse antiques and collectibles amongst 20,000 square feet and 70 dealers offering furniture, clocks, china, glassware and more! Also, enjoy shopping each of Antique Warehouse's 12 specialty shoppes and consider having lunch on site at The Memory Lane Café.
Freeland Antique Mall: With more than 16,000 square feet of traditional and one-of-a-kind antique finds, visitors refer to the Freeland Antique Mall as a "destination place"! Shop from over 90 incredible dealers, seven days a week!
Adomaitis Antiques: Located in Old Town Saginaw, Adomaitis Antiques is known for its exceptional prices and specialized selection of estate sale and consignment items, plus an estimated 10,000 professional quality adult 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!
Treasures on Townsend: Be sure to visit this 1870s house, a consignment shop with unique antiques, fine furnishings, and a re-design team who can transform pieces to perfectly match the style of your home.
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 & vintage market is Michigan Antique Festivals, and can be experienced each June and September in Midland! With seven barns overflowing with unique "stuff you just can't find online", a car show, auto swap meet, and more — enjoy every last acre!
The Iron Gate Emporium: Discover The Iron Gate Emporium, a 14,000-square-foot vintage market filled with unique vendors and a variety of antique, shabby, industrial, and made-in-Michigan items. Shop upcycled and painted furniture pieces, 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, coins, furniture, primitives, and pictures. (Psst! Thrifty Treasures recently announced they’ll soon be adding an additional 1,600 square feet of property to their mall; stay tuned!)
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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