California has it all in June – fun in the sun weather, beaches, the mountains, wine, music, museums… and outdoor flea markets and antique shows up and down the coast, and throughout the state.
ANTIQUE SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS, COLLECTIBLE EVENTS
Pasadena Antique Show and Sale
May 29-31, 11am-7pm
Pasadena, CA www.bustamante-shows.com
The Pasadena Antique Show and Sale features rare treasures, antiques, fine art, decorative arts, jewelry, and vintage collectibles. Every type of antique imaginable, all on display, and, all for sale.
Ventura Flea Market
May 31, 9am-2pm
Ventura, CA www.rgcshows.com/Ventura
The Ventura Flea Market is held near the ocean in Ventura and is a great place to shop. The event features antiques, used and new merchandise sold by over 500 vendors.
Long Beach Outdoor Antique Market
May 31 & June 21, 6:30am-2pm
Long Beach, CA www.longbeachantiquemarket.com
Antiques, collectibles, vintage items, home decor. … Bargain prices!
Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo
June 4-6, Thurs & Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm
Long Beach, CA www.longbeachexpo.com
Located within sight of attractions like the Queen Mary and The Aquarium of the Pacific in beautiful Long Beach, California, the Expo brings together more than 10,000 dealers and collectors three times each year. All kinds of other activities and attractions for collectors of all levels and ages at every show.
Corona Heritage Park Antiques & Collectibles Faire
June 6, 8am-3pm
Heritage Park, Corona, CA www.coronaheritage.org
Great antiques, vintage items, collectibles, great food! Free admission!
26th Old Lewiston Peddlers’ Faire
June 6, 9am-4pm
Lewiston, CA www.lewistonpeddlersfair.com
A real old fashion street faire – antiques, collectible, arts & crafts, food booths, entertainment. The 26th annual fair is located in beautiful historic Lewiston, California.
Inland Vintage Market
June 7, 7am-3pm
Pomona, CA www.inlandvintagemarket.com
A venue in the inland area for vintage repurposed and handmade families and vendors.
Alameda Point Antiques Faire
June 7, 6am-3pm
Alameda, CA www.alamedapointantiquesfaire.com
The Alameda Point Antiques Faire is the largest antiques show in Northern California. Held on the 1st Sunday of every month, the Faire boasts over 800 Dealer booths. All items are 20 years old or older. Our Faire is the ultimate place to shop for vintage and antique home decorations, clothing, furniture, jewelry, art, pottery, books & collectibles.
The Pasadena City College Flea Market
June 7, 8am-3pm
Pasadena, CA www.pasadena.edu/fleamarket
One of the Southland’s largest flea markets, the show is held the first Sunday of every month. Come enjoy the browsing and the bargains. Over 500 vendors featuring fascinating antiques and collectibles, thousands of records, tools, clothes, toys and much more, not to mention food and good company.
Santa Monica Airport Outdoor Market
June 7 & June 28, 8am-3pm
Santa Monica, CA www.santamonicaairportantiquemarket.com
A destination for decorators, designers, boutique owners, families with their friendly dogs and collectors of all ages
San Diego Antiques & Vintage Show & Sale
June 10, 2pm-7pm
El Cajon, CA www.larrystonebooks.com
June 13, June 27, 9am-4pm
Venice, CA www.venicefleamarket.com
Proudly uncurated since 1989, the Venice Art & Collectables Market is brought to you by the Gondolier Booster Club, a non-profit organization that supports the students and faculty of Venice High School.
Antique Faire & Marketplace
June 14, 6:30am-3:30pm
Sacramento, CA www.sacantiquefaire.com
The Sacramento Antique Faire is an outdoor Antiques & Collectibles Marketplace held the second Sunday of every month. Three hundred vendors from throughout Northern California and beyond are on hand selling antique and vintage goods such as furniture, clothing, jewelry, military, garden, architectural, lighting and so much more! It’s a huge treasure hunt…
Rose Bowl Flea Market
June 14, 9am-3pm
Pasadena, CA www.rgcshows.com
The Rose Bowl Flea Market is one of the most famous markets in the world. Featuring over 2,500 vendors and 20,000 buyers every month.
Marin Outdoor Antique Market
June 14, 9am-3pm
San Rafael, CA www.goldengateshows.com
Home and garden dÈcor, furniture, art, books, vintage jewelry & clothes, collectibles, cottage chic, repurposed items, and more.
Temecula Outdoor Flea Market & Antique Show
June 20, 8am-3pm
Grannyís Attic Antique Mall, 28450 Felix Valdez, Temecula, CA www.mygrannysattic.net
A favorite destination for antique and collectible shoppers since 1989, Granny’s Attic Antique Mall showcases over 30,000 square feet of merchandise under one roof. With over 200 shops to browse from, Granny’s literally have thousands of unique treasures to enjoy.
Monterey Bay Antiques & Vintage Market
June 21, 8am-3pm
Monterey, CA www.montereyantiques.com
A monthly market where you will find that cherished antique, a sought after vintage collectible or maybe some fun retro.
Sports Card Shows
June 27-28, Sat. 10am-9pm; Sun. 11am-7pm
Daly City, CA www.tbcashows.com
Outstanding selection of merchandise, including sports and non-sports memorabilia, comics, toys, anime, and a wide range of collectibles, all for sale.
Torrance Street Faire
June 28, 8am-3pm
Downtown Torrance, CA www.torranceantiquefaire.com
The charming, village atmosphere of Downtown Torrance is the home of the Torrance Antique Street Faire. Looking for that one of a kind antique or vintage item? You’ll find it here! Vendors showcase a wide variety of items ranging from antique and vintage furniture, glassware, books, jewelry and toys.
Topanga Vintage Market
June 28, 8am-3pm
Woodland Hills, CA www.topangavintagemarket.com
Hot vintage, cool collectibles, unique antiques and local artisans.
Jamestown Village Vintage Flea Market
June 28, 8am-3pm
Tustin, CA www.vintagewhimzy.com
Antiques and collectibles from all over Southern California.
See web sites for upcoming auction information.
Don Presley Auction
2202 S Main St, Santa Ana, CA
Hewlett’s Antique Auctions
13286 Jefferson Street, Le Grand, CA
Sunday, June 14, 9am Clovis, CA
Saturday, June 20, 9am Le Grand, CA
12831 Newport Avenue Suite 180, Tustin CA
2751 Todd Street, Alameda, CA
SHOPS AROUND TOWN
King Richard’s Antique Center
12301 Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA
Californiaís largest & most historic antique-vintage center with over one acre of antiques!
Grannyís Attic & Antique Mall
28450 Felix Valdez, Temecula, CA
A favorite destination for antique and collectible shoppers since 1989, showcasing over 30,000 square feet of merchandise.
495 Main Street, Murphys, CA
A one-stop source for all of your vintage plumbing, lighting & hardware needs.
Old Good Things
1800 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA
Architectural and altered antiques, hand crafted farm tables, industrial chic, and more.
Two signed rarities from the most influential years of The Beatles took top lot honors in Heritage Auctionsí April 19 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction in Beverly Hills, California: A Garden Gnome Cover Prop from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, signed by all four members sold for $42,500; and a signed copy of Meet The Beatles, obtained Feb. 9, 1964 by George Harrisonís doctor, sold for $47,500.
“The market for signed Beatles memorabilia is hot and the most unique discoveries are finding their way to Heritage,” said Garry Schrum, Music Consignment Director at Heritage Auctions. “Collectors want one-of-a-kind pieces and you canít find many things as unique as an actual cover prop from Sgt. Pepper’s.”
The 20-inch tall cardboard cutout was chosen as a memento by an assistant to cover photographer Michael Cooper, and it was signed by the Beatles immediately following the shoot. It was auctioned, framed along with an unopened stereo copy of the LP.
A 2007 Fender Custom Shop Telecaster, designed for Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, sold for $32,500 to lead a selection of choice musical instruments. A 1991 US-made white on black Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, stage played and signed by “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen, ended at $30,000. And a Baldwin Model R Grand Piano, owned and played by Liberace, hammered for $27,500, against a $15,000 estimate.
Among the selection of albums signed by giants of rock and roll, a rare copy of Led Zeppelin III, signed by all four original members, sold for $18,750.
Additional highlights include, but are not limited by: A Beatles Signed Please Please Me LP Obtained by a British Newspaper Reporter on October 31, 1964: Realized: $23,750. A Rare Early Version “Penny Lane” Acetate by The Beatles, without the trumpet solo: Realized: $3,500. A Beatles Fully Autographed Cavern Club Booklet, Including Both Ringo Starr and Pete Best: Realized: $6,875. A Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmie Vaughan Signed Fender Electric Guitar: Realized: $7,500. A Rare Allman Joys Signed Photograph, signed by the Allman Bros. Realized: $4,750. The original poster art for The Ramones – Rock ‘N’ Roll High School, by William Stout: Realized: $6,875.
Heritage Auctions is the largest auction house founded in the United States and the worldís third largest, with annual sales of more than $900 million, and 900,000+ online bidder members. For more information about Heritage Auctions, and to join and receive access to a complete record of prices realized, with full-color, enlargeable photos of each lot, please visit HA.com.
New Southern CaliforniaVintage Market Opens
Sundays are about to become a lot more fun for Southern California flea marketers, especially those who live inland and east of L.A. Opened May 3rd, the new Inland Vintage Market will be open for business on the first Sunday of every month. The event takes place from 7am to 3pm, rain or shine, in Parking Lots 9 and 10 on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona College. The market features antiques, collectibles, and pre-1990 repurposed or handmade goods.
The new venture is the brainchild of a management team whose members have owned and operated four secondhand stores over the past 30 years, including the popular Justuff and Yard Sale Store in Redlands.
Ample free parking is available. Starting with the June 7 show, “Poly Trolly”, Cal Poly’s gourmet food truck, will be on hand to serve hungry shoppers fresh sandwiches, salads, Mexican food, Starbucks coffee, and more. ATMs on the Cal Poly campus are an added convenience for shoppers.
ìWe believe our new market, with its broad mix of quality goods and easy accessibility to three heavily populated counties, could grow over time to accommodate as many as 800 vendors,î said Tomi Heard, who is in partnership with her mother, Karen Pierce, and sister-in-law Joanna Heard.
General admission to the Inland Vintage Market, located at 3801 W. Temple Avenue (at the junction of I-10, CA-71, and the 57 in Pamona), is $5. Children under 12 enter free.
King Richards Antique Center to Hold Auction on June 20
King Richards Antique Center will be holding a fabulous auction of antiques, collectibles and modern furniture on Saturday, June 20th starting at 9:30am. The auction will be comprised of over 800 lots featuring various special estates with memorabilia along with great antiques, old glass ó great jewelry, and more. Doors open at 8am, and auction starts at 9:30am. A preview of auction items will start on Friday, June 19th from 3pm-7pm, and all day, day of sale. For more information about the auction visit www.sulflowsauctions.com.
The King Richards Antique-Vintage Center is a destination for locals and international travelers as Californiaís largest and one of the most historic antique-vintage stores. With four floors filled with Antiques and Collectibles, and over 300 dealer spaces and specialty services, everyone from collectors to families will find something of nostalgic interest. The unusual interior includes a 1800ís post office and a 22 foot long bar originally from the Cheeseholm Hotel in Pithole, PA. On site services include an Artisan jeweler, vintage eyewear optician, and a certified appraisal school. Visit: www.kingrichardsantiques.com for more information.
Granny’s Annual Outdoor Antique Show Set for June 20
Granny’s Attic Antique Mall will be holding its annual summer outdoor antique show on Saturday June 20. Over 200 antique dealers will be participating in a huge storewide sale inside the 30,000 square foot antique mall. The outdoor event will start at 8 am and will last all day. Food and beverages will be available. Granny’s Attic and Antique Mall is located at 28450 Felix Valdez, Temecula, CA 92590 and is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm.
On the Road to… California