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Collector’s Capital: Why Madison is your Next Antiquing Destination

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In addition to being designated as one of the “Best Antiquing Towns in Georgia” by Trips to Discover, Madison has been known as a regional collector’s hub for all things antique and vintage for decades. Between our impressive antique markets and our legendary weekend event deemed the “Best Little Antiques Show in America,” read on to learn all about Madison’s antiquing scene and how you can get in on the action!

18th Annual Madison Antiques Show & Sale Weekend Event
Thursday, February 21 – Saturday, February 23, 2019
18th Annual Madison Antiques Show and Sale

Turn off Antiques Roadshow and come experience the very best in Southern American antiques and accessories at the 18th Annual Madison Antiques Show and Sale at the beautiful Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. Having earned a reputation as the “Best Little Antiques Show in America,” the 2019 Madison show will spotlight national dealers bringing American antiques, predominantly Southern in origin. Below are details on three days full of antiquing activities, including preview parties and free lectures in the MMCC auditorium.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Preview Party & Early Buying
6:00-9:00PM | The Hall on Foster
Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres & wine while strolling the show floor, capturing the first glimpse of this year’s antiques; Preview Party tickets include repeat admission to the Show & Sale on Friday and Saturday. Ticket: $50 in advance or at the door.

Friday, February 22, 2019
Antiques Show & Sale
9:00AM Lecture TBA | Cultural Center Auditorium
10:00 AM-5:00 PM | The Hall on Foster
Includes repeat admission Friday & Saturday. Tickets: $10 at the door.

Saturday, February 23, 2019
Antiques Show & Sale
9:00AM Lecture TBA | Cultural Center Auditorium
10:00 AM-5:00 PM | The Hall on Foster
Tickets: $10 at the door

An added bonus: there are other events happening in Madison this weekend, so come and stay awhile! Some Madison and Morgan County hotels and lodging have special deals and promotions this weekend for the Antiques Show and Sale; check them out below and follow the links to book a room before they’re gone!

The James Madison Inn20% off 2+ night stay in standard rooms. Please call the hotel and ask to speak to Laura or Deborah at 706-342-7040.
The Kirby House10% off 2+ night stay.
Southern Cross Guest RanchBook Thursday night and Friday night, get Saturday night free. Use promo code “MADISONSHOW” when booking.
The Brady Inn20% off stay using the promo code “MADISONGA” when booking.

Madison Markets Antiques & Interiors
144 Academy Street, Madison, GA 30650
Madison Markets Antiques and Interiors

People flock from all over Georgia ​(with trailers in tow) ​to Madison Markets! Located just two blocks from Madison’s square, this 20,000 square-foot cotton warehouse is the perfect place for over 75 vendors to display upscale and upbeat antiques. There’s no shortage of vintage finds; ​​you could spend hours wandering here!

J&K Fleas An’Tiques
184 S Main Street, Madison, GA 30650

J and K Fleas An'Tiques


There is nothing we don’t love about ​J&K ​Fleas An’Tiques! ​​Made up of a mix of flea finds and vintage pieces, this two story antique mall in the heart of Downtown Madison offers amazing furniture, jewelry, china, art, and more ​- ​7 days a week.

Junque Korner
176 W Jefferson Street, Madison, GA 30650
Junque Korner Madison, GA
If your taste in antiques is on the eclectic side (think retro furniture, incredible statement jewelry and accessories, one-of-a-kind collectibles, and tons of records), then Junque Korner by Town Park is the perfect place for you! This location is a must-see because there’s really no other place like it in the state.

Unique Treasures of Madison
1620 Athens Highway, Madison, GA 30650
Unique Treasures of Madison, GA

Unique Treasures of Madison is an upscale antique and flea market that offers something for everyone. With a focus in amazing furniture finds, they showcase a unique and high-quality inventory in their expansive warehouse conveniently located just outside of Madison’s Historic District.

The Madison Flea Market
1291 Eatonton Road – Suite 105, Madison, GA 30650
Madison GA Flea Market

The Madison Flea Market is definitely a hidden gem waiting to be discovered by collectors and hobby antiquers! Raved about by locals and visitors alike, you’ll find countless antiques of all shapes and sizes in this 14,000+ square-foot space. Just look for the big red bike!

Have you ever been antiquing in Madison? What’s your favorite spot to shop?

Thanks for reading, y’all! Happy hunting!

Sarah Beth

Madison-Morgan Convention & Visitors Bureau
115 East Jefferson Street, Madison, GA 30650


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