Antique lovers who are looking to find some great treasures will enjoy browsing antique markets on the southeast side of the Atlanta metro area. There are several popular options to explore when searching for vintage items and unique collectibles. Enjoy an afternoon or an entire weekend of shopping.
Scotts Antique Market is the worlds largest monthly indoor antique market. Scotts is held at the Atlanta Exhibition Center, a huge facility with space for 3,500 vendors. The Antique Market is held the second weekend of every month, with vendors coming from all over the East. Shoppers will find a large selection of furniture, as well as rugs, lighting, dishes, household accessories, jewelry, silver, and vintage linens. Most of the vendors are located inside two buildings, but there are also a few booths set up outdoors. The outside vendors generally carry garden items, salvage building materials, and architectural elements. Many vendors are willing to negotiate prices. The two buildings are located on both sides of the interstate, and a shuttle bus runs back and forth every 15 minutes. Both buildings are air conditioned and heated, and there is plenty of free onsite parking. Food is available.
The Atlanta Exhibition Center is located off I-285 at 3650 Jonesboro Road SE. The Antique Market is held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the second weekend of the month. Friday and Saturday hours are from 9am-6pm. Sunday hours are from 10am-4pm. The admission price of $5 is good all weekend.
The Kudzu Atlanta Antique Market has been one of the Atlanta areas most popular antique stores for more than thirty years. There are 100 vendors located in the 25,000 square feet of exhibit space. Shoppers will find an excellent selection of antiques, folk art, vintage clothing and jewelry, lighting, collectible books and records, and some mid-century items from the 50s and 60s. Kudzu also buys estates and unique items. Kudzu Atlanta Antique Market is located at 2928 E. Ponce de Leon Avenue in Decatur, Georgia. They are open every day from 11am-7pm.
Planters Walk Antique Mall is located a short drive south of the city in McDonough, Georgia. More than fifty vendors offer furniture, jewelry, collectibles, paintings, vintage clothing, dishes, and books. Shoppers will be rewarded with some great finds here. Planters Walk is located on the square in McDonough, at 42 Keys Ferry Street. They are open Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and are closed on Sunday and Monday.