As more people become passionate about creating fun and functional living spaces, more and more individuals are going antique hunting. Not only is a great way to spend an afternoon or even a weekend, but it’s a great feeling to breathe new life into a piece that has been previously loved. Florida’s antique shops and malls are around some of the largest and most diverse places to find those special pieces. Because many retirees find homes here, they often find that they would like to downsize, so they sell their treasures to new homes. Try antique hunting all over Florida!
Antique Center is a quaint, 4,000 sq. ft. antique shop located in Winter Park. They feature a plethora of art, vintage figures, furniture, and more from several decades and parts of the world. Their Asian antiques are especially unique and beautifully made. They are open Monday through Saturday.
Antiques on the Avenue is owned and operated by Hardy Hudson. He owned the first antique store in Central Florida for 24 years, which he opened in Winter Park, and opened Antiques on the Avenue 7 years ago. Their shop offers a wide variety of art, home furnishings, pottery, and jewelry, along with other unique finds. They buy and appraise antiques, estates, and collectibles, so their inventory is always expanding.
Apple Core Antiques & Gifts is a beautiful shop that features a 5,000 sq. ft showroom full of unique furniture, gifts, and collectibles. Many of these gems date back from the Victorian era to the early 1940's, including beautifully crafted wooden furniture. Apple Core also offers a variety of special services to their loyal customers such as upholstery, refinishing, caning, and repair.
Busby Antiques and Collectibles offers wonderfully crafted china as well as toys, jewelry, books, and more. Busby himself has been collecting and dealing for over thirty years in Central Florida. They sell primarily online but their antiques can be seen in person at their corporate office in Oviedo.
Jack Lampman Antiques is owned and operated by Jack Lampman himself. He searches central Florida for unique and valuable items and sells them at a fair price. His shop features jewelry, watches, pottery, and more. Make sure to contact the shop through their website or call Jack directly as their store is open by appointment only.
Lanier's Historic Downtown Marketplace is a quaint but spacious family-owned antique store in the historic district of Kissimmee. They have 18,000 sq. ft. of space filled with antiques, collectibles, furniture, and smiling faces. Don't forget to ask them for a cup of coffee as they always have a fresh pot waiting for you!
Olivier Fleury, Inc. imports 18th and 19th century French and Continental antiques such as armoires, commodes, clocks, tables, and more to the Central Florida area. Along with furniture, they sell fine art and decorative pieces and receive new shipments regularly. Check out their website for upcoming events.
Orange Blossom Market was inspired both by a love for all things vintage, and by a desire to revitalize the West Orlando area. Their shop features beautifully crafted, hand-picked furniture, collectibles, and decor shipped from all over the world, with many pieces originating in Florida. Sunday through Wednesday they are open by appointment only.
Orange Tree Antiques Mall is one of the most popular antique malls in Florida and received the title "2018 Best of the Best Antique Store" in Orlando. Due to their increase in popularity and their wide variety of decor, knick knacks, and furniture. They now have two adjacent buildings, each with 7,500 sq. ft. of space. Not only do they sell antiques, they also buy and appraise them onsite.
Orlando Antique Exchange is a beautiful antique shop with one-of-a-kind furniture and decor. They also offer several art pieces, some of which are showcased in a designated "painting room" with tons of vintage paintings and frames. They are closed on Sunday and open on Monday by appointment only. Check their website and Facebook for promotional offers.
Oviedo Antique Mall has 12,500 sq. ft. of space and over 100 vendors selling vintage and antique items from cameras and artwork to furniture and decor. They offer several services onsite such as jewelry and watch repair and notary services. They also buy antiques Monday-Friday and are open for purchasing seven days a week. Check out their website for weekly specials and new items.
The Carousel Emporium offers a variety of eclectic furnishings in their 6,500 sq. ft. store. They also have a design center that specializes in several areas of decor from furniture and rugs to lighting, staging, and color selections. They offer repairs and appraisals and host monthly events.
The Lovely Boutique strongly believes in supporting and showcasing local artisans and collectors. That's why their shop offers vintage and mid-century clothing, furniture, and decor from Orlando locals. Look on their website for fun events coming up. They are in the Audubon Park District and open seven days a week.
Wirewood Market is a family-owned business that provides a space for local artists and vendors to showcase their products in Central Florida. This antique market is over 7,000 sq. ft. and offers everything from antiques to custom-built furniture in individual booths.