ELORA ANTIQUE and VINTAGE SHOW

April , 2023 – Check back for exact date

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Decorative arts

A SURE SIGN OF SPRING! The April antique and vintage show and sale at Elora is an annual highlight for collectors from Toronto to Windsor and all points in between.  With top dealers selling in-demand specialties, Elora is the premier vintage/antique event in Western Ontario.

WELL WORTH THE DRIVE! See a great vintage and antique show, visit local antique malls within 20 minutes of the show, enjoy excellent cafes around the corner, all this located in some of Ontario’s most scenic landscape.  Mark your calendar for a special Spring weekend in Elora.

April, 2023
Elora Community Centre,
29 David St. W.

Hours: Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00pm,
Sunday 11am-4pm

Admission:
Adults $10
Children 13 and under no charge

Top dealers set up in the Elora Community Centre.  Meet experts in Fine Art, Midcentury Modern decor, art glass, Painted and country furniture, Advertising and nostalgia, Vintage fashion, Vintage lighting, Formal furniture, Kitchen collectibles, Costume jewellery, folk art, Canadian pressed glass, quilts, rugs, estate and costume jewelry and more.

$1 OFF DISCOUNT ADMISSION COUPON

Print the Elora coupon (one for each person in your party) or display it on your mobile device. ENJOY THE SHOW!


Antique Typewriter
Display

Martin Howard has Canada’s foremost collection of 19th and early 20th century typewriters.  He will be showing off his collection at the Elora show this April.  He will also be hosting a fun, informal typing workshop all weekend especially for kids, most of whom have never seen such a machine

Superb On-site
café

Sweet Patti’s Catering, Elora prepares fine fare for guests at the antique show. Enjoy a serving of lasagna, a bowl of soup, a delicious homemade sandwich, or a cup of tea or coffee with a locally made butter tart. Also, homemade pies, fresh salads and cold drinks.


THE BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE of ELORA

One of the excellent perks of a visit to the Elora show is the opportunity to explore the cafes, restaurants and retail shops on Mill Street, and to enjoy the superb natural scenery. Mark your calendar for a special Spring weekend in Elora.

Getting to Elora: The town is about 15 minutes north of Guelph, west of Fergus, off Highway 6. There are several ways to approach Elora, depending on where you are coming from.

A random selection from various dealers

Ann and Brian Fairglass, Begin Again Antiques and Vintage, Hastings
“A bit about us … we started doing a few shows about 5 years ago while we worked full time. We were hooked and knew we wanted to pursue this more once we retired. So here we are … retired … renting booths at 2 markets and doing about 10 shows this year. We love being a part of this community and we feel we have improved with each season and by learning from fellow dealers. We feel ready for the ‘big’ shows now and have been more selective and improved our inventory.” We’re very excited for our first Elora show.

Zenala’s Treasures, Vintage Collectibles – Glass, China, Linens & More!
Michele Topolsek – Owner, buyer, shipper, cleaner, and vintage fanatic
John Micciche – Reacher of high things, lifter of heavy things, and all around good egg

We sell an eclectic mix of antique, vintage, and collectible items from fine china, pottery, & glass to mid-century & rustic décor. In business for almost 20 years, I love the excitement of finding one-of-a-kind treasures and the satisfaction of sending them to their “new” home.
Zenala’s Treasures are available online through Etsy or in person at the Freelton Antique Mall. We are excited to have live shows open once again and look forward to catching up with old friends and making new ones at the Elora Antique Show.



Olga Domjan, Elora, ON
Olga, a long-time dealer and collector, has a strong interest in Inuit arts and fine art in general. She has owned a great shop in Elora, now closed, and does a few of the better shows. Shown: Peter Pitseolak small mask; Large Inuit bear & seal carving; Caribou hair tufting; Large inuit whalebone transformation piece; Large Hooked rug

Patrick Kitchener, Kitchener Kollectibles, Hamilton “I write probably 80 percent of my stuff over the winter.” Bob Seger.
As Antique dealers, we probably acquire 80 percent of our wares over the same time (well for the Elora Antique Show anyway!) This winter is no different, we have been busy picking some great items for the show. Vintage Cameras, Antique telephones, Old clocks are just some of the treasures found this winter! Accompanied by our regular Military Collectables, Old Books and some amazing Jazz & Rock vinyl, its going to be a great kick off to the Antique season and it all starts in Elora!!
Patrick & Slade Kitchener

Shadyside Investments, Newmarket, AKA Michael and Gwen Chvalevich. Mike and Gwen are experts in Canadian pressed glass. As members of the Historical Lighting Society of Canada, they also have a passion for early lighting. And they often bring to shows an interesting selection of Canadian pottery.

Maureen and Clark Fryday, Fryday’s Child, Stanhope, PEI Long-time dealers at shows around Ontario, the Frydays moved to PEI about 12 years ago. This is their first show in Ontario since they moved. Lots of East Coast folk art. Also a collection of Dionne Quints collectibles.

D.K. Stewart Antiques, Oakwood, ON “Through the last 2 years of covid with no shows I have been finding some great antiques, both furniture and smalls.
Visit the show to see the best of my finds, well worth the visit. “

Lloy Osborne, Artful Restorations, Fergus, ON
” I’ve always been attracted to THE UNUSUAL and this is reflected in the items I have on offer in the Elora Show”.

Karen Poce, Big Chenille Vintage, Chesley
“We have been hearing a lot about the new three R’s, Re-use, Re-cycle and Re-store.
And recently in The Guardian Weekly and I quote, ‘Streets full of secondhand shops should be seen as a new kind of socially aware consumerism.’ I sure do like the sound of that! I have been praising the beauty of secondhand items so long I sound like a broken record (yes, vinyl is also back!) And when it comes to our Canadian Antique Quilts they predate the 3 R’s by over 100 years. Quilts were made from 100% Re-used and Re-cycled clothing. Although, I’ll let the Millennials think they came up with the brilliant idea for now! I also love the fact that I can Re-store these well-loved utilitarian bedspreads so that they provide warmth, comfort and beauty to your home once again. I have Re-stored a number of Antique & Vintage Quilts for the Elora Show so please drop by my booth while grabbing a cuppa. You can also take a peek at more of what I do at quiltcrusader.com”