From classic shops to new digs, here is Gaston County's guide to antiquing
Antiquing never grows old (see what we did there?). There’s the thrill of the hunt and the satisfaction of knowing you’ve been eco-conscious by buying used, not to mention the joy of finding rare and unique items. Whether you’re on the prowl for household items, clothing or odd little trinkets, these Gaston County antique stores are sure to fill your weekends with lots of treasure hunting magic.
3209 W. Franklin Boulevard, Gastonia
B&B Antique and Artisan Mall features booths from over 70 vendors, each with their own distinct flair for vintage finds. From furniture to old games, B&B Antique and Artisan Mall is a fun way to spend a Saturday.
406 Catawba Street, Belmont
You can’t miss this mall, thanks to the giant statue of a hamburger-holding cartoon character. Open seven days per week with 300 booths, Catawba River Antique Mall is a great stop so be sure to add it to your antiquing bucket list.
601 W. 1st Street, Lowell
Located in a repurposed grocery storefront, Highway 7 Cool Junk has exactly what it claims-- and lots of it. With walls lined with, well, a lot of cool junk along with a variety of specialty-cut wood pieces for your projects, scouring the shelves for treasures is sure to be satisfying.
126 S. Main Street, Mount Holly
If you’re a vintage clothing junkie, this is the spot for you. Whether you’re looking for everyday wear or to piece together a vintage-themed costume, Mount Hollywood Vintage has you covered (literally).
121 Shannon Bradley Road, Gastonia
Mountain View Antiques’ styles span from shabby chic to retro, with tons of other unique finds in between. You can expect to find vintage tin signs and other memorabilia you didn’t know you needed.
1008 E. Long Avenue, Gastonia
Olde Mill Vintiques’ forte is furniture. A mishmash of the words “vintage” and “antiques”, vintiques are antique or vintage items with modern-day usage. Whether its waterfall dressers and vanities in original finish or a fresh coat of paint, Olde Mill has a warehouse of great finds.
134 N. Main Street, Belmont
This two-story antique mall is filled with art, records, glassware and much more. With over 70 vendors and new items arriving daily, it’s safe to say you never know what’s waiting at each turn.
301 E. Main Street #5, Cherryville
If childhood nostalgia is your thing, Cherryville’s Retro Toys and Collectibles is right up your memory lane. Stop in for classic superhero toys, cars, and much more.
111 W. Main Street, Gastonia
Restaurants aren’t the only businesses expanding into Gaston County. Sleepy Poet brings its unrivaled reputation of great goods to Gastonia, with vendors from their Charlotte location as well as vendors from Gaston County and beyond.
Want more? Add these to your list:
Gaston Pickers – 503 E. Long Avenue, Gastonia
Heritage Mill Antiques and Designer Mall – 1820 Spencer Mountain Road, Gastonia
Pages Mill Farms Antiques—212 S. Broad Street, Gastonia
Stanley Creek Treasures—710 S. Main Street, Stanley
U-Neek Anteeks and Consignment—1008 E. Long Street, Gastonia
Winchester’s Antiques— 1027 Hickory Grove Road, Gastonia