3 of the Best Places To Go Antiquing in Florida

Kari C. Barlow
| February 1, 2024 | 4 Minute Read
A collection of antique statues, including a dancer, dogs and pineapples.

Find your next treasure at one these Florida antiques stores.

James & Jeffrey Antiques, West Palm Beach

James & Jeffrey has been a beloved haunt of tourists, serious antique lovers and interior designers since 1989. It boasts two locations on West Palm Beach’s famed Antique Row shopping district along South Dixie Highway—James & Jeffrey Antiques Showroom and James & Jeffrey Antiques Pavilion—as well as a nearby estate sale center that hosts large tag sales throughout the year. These elegant stores offer a carefully curated collection of Continental furniture, lighting and decorative items. The inventory includes case and storage pieces such as credenzas, buffets and armoires, sculptures, garden ornaments (above), settees and sofas, chairs, dining tables, wall mirrors and an extensive array of chandeliers and lamps.

The New Waldo Flea Market, Waldo

Wear your best walking shoes to explore this popular 50-acre bazaar on U.S. Highway 301 in Waldo, northeast of Gainesville. To reach the antique mall, just look for the white clapboard house with green shutters. Inside are two full stories and 20,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles and knickknacks. As you hunt for treasures among the various rooms, knowledgeable staff are on hand to answer questions. In addition to its thousands of antiques, this eclectic property has a farmer’s and flea market featuring everything from tools and fresh produce to art and sports memorabilia.

Colorful antique glassware including vases, perfume bottles and pots. iStock

Renninger’s Twin Markets, Mount Dora

Antiques hunters will find Renninger’s on 117 acres along U.S. Highway 441 in Mount Dora. The sprawling compound, which sits in the heart of Central Florida, features two large, air-conditioned buildings and multiple open-air shopping areas. The antique center—a space that spans 40,000 square feet—houses more than 180 spaces individually owned by dealers from across the country. These easy-to-browse spaces offer everything from glassware and children’s furniture to vintage linens and jewelry. Whether you’re looking for shabby chic cottage decor, rustic garden accessories or Victorian-era dining tables, if you’re willing to put in the time, chances are you will be successful. Renninger’s includes an indoor flea market with hundreds of vendors, including eateries and specialty shops, and also hosts special events throughout the year.

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