Gadsden’s third annual Midsummer Antique and Vintage show launches at The Orillia Fairgrounds, off Hwy 12 at Orillia. Eighty-plus antique, vintage and retro dealers from Quebec, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Ontario. Top names in the business, young up-and-comers, newbies and experienced. They’ll all be here. Expect hundreds of great antique and vintage pieces. Seek out rare finds and scour the show for good buys.

Delicious Food Choices at the Show

Melanie Robinson Catering, Sebright ON

Melanie Robinson: Professional chef, mother of small children, bow paddle in her husband’s canoe, and winner of the Food Network’s Chopped Canada.

How often can antique show-goers sample the delicious fare prepared by a reality show winner? The Orillia show is proud to boast that Melanie’s Catering company will set up for the day and offer show-goers and dealers some of the best outdoor food to be found under the Ontario summer sun.  Her menus include offerings like Cider braised pulled pork served on a corn fritter, Sausage gravy over a sweet potato biscuit, Sweet potato chick pea curry and more.

Leo’s ‘Glad-I-Ate-Here’  Fry Truck

Leo’s fry truck has been at the show since day 1.  Very popular with show visitors, Leo’s operation serves up high quality street food with large portions and speedy service.

Leo: “My menu consists of : Fresh cut fries, Poutine, Hotdogs, Sausages, Angus Burgers, Chicken tenders and fries and a Crispy Chicken Sandwich.”

Mr. Cool Ice Cream Treats

“We are a local family operated business and we take great pride to what we do. We serve everything from simple ice cream cones to scrumptious banana splits! You can treat yourself to a refreshing Slushie or to an old-fashioned milkshake.”

Fabulous Live Music all day!

We are the Vaudevillians.  We are a trio from Hamilton and have played festivals & bars all over Canada, all over the USA and in the U.K!

The three of us play 1920’s Ragtime and blues and play washboard, upright bass, resonator guitar, kazoos, car horns, and a marionette bass drum!
We are very interactive and there are always folks dancing to our music!

Accommodations at Orillia

Hotels and motels in the Orillia area fill up quickly during summer. We have made arrangements with Lakehead University to block a number of rooms at their student residence for dealers and public who wish to stay overnight. The Orillia campus is only 2 km from the show field, closer than any hotels. Single rooms with double bed and private bath are offered at $55 per night. Two rooms with adjoining shared bath are $90. To get the discounted rate, you must book no later than May 1, 2017. Bookings will be taken after Feb. 1, 2017.

Click the link below to see more details, and to find a telephone number for booking rooms. You may also call us at 1-902-963-3338 for more information.   (Note: you must click once, then a second time to display Lakehead info.)   Residence Rooms for Antique Shows Canada 2017

Orillia Fairgrounds
4500 Fairgrounds Road
Orillia, ON L3V 6H2

Updates On The Show

Militaria – first time at Elora

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Kitchener Kollectables is excited to join the Elora Antique Show for the first time!  We have acquired two large Military collections and will be bringing many great mementos from all Wars including: Canadian Wool Uniforms with insignias, WWII Canadian Machete with leather sheaf, Korean War fighter helmet signed by retiring pilots squadron! Plus many documents and RCAF aviation instruments and parts.