FAQs

Held just twice a year, 400 dealers from more than 25 states migrate to this 100-acre farm near downtown Liberty, North Carolina. Dig through the past to find today's treasures amongst 18th to 20th-century furniture, accessories, pottery, glass, clocks, dolls, toys, military items, advertising memorabilia, decoys, jewelry, quilts, folk art, and "in the rough" country Americana! It's the way it used to be - no crafts or reproductions - just truckloads of antiques and collectibles.

Our festival is held annually on the LAST Friday and Saturday of April and the LAST Friday and Saturday of September. We hope you will plan to join us year after year!

This is a can’t miss event in the Heart of North Carolina. Shop, eat and explore miles of antiques. Prepare for your visit with these commonly asked questions.

General Questions

When is the festival? 

The festival is held twice a year from 8 am – 4 pm, the last Friday and Saturday in April and the last Friday and Saturday in September. The dates for 2022 are: April 29 & 30 | September 23 & 24  

What are the hours for the festival?

8 am – 4 pm EST

Is there an admission fee, if so, how much? 

Admission for adults is $10, each; children under 12 years of age are FREE. Parking is also FREE.

Are discounts available

Discounts are not offered at this time. 

Can you leave and return to the festival? 

Yes. If you need to leave the festival and return on the same day, please have your hand stamped at the entrance gate for easy access and return. 

Will there be a map of the vendors? 

There is not a current map – although entrance/exit routes are clearly marked, along with food vendor, restroom, and parking locations. If you are looking for a specific vendor, please ask the volunteers at the information booth for their locations.

Is this a rain or shine event? 

Yes. Please check the weather and dress appropriately. Several vendors set up their sales areas under tents, a perfect opportunity to shop no matter what the elements bring.

What is the weather typically in the Piedmont of North Carolina during the festival?

In April 72° / 48° F

In September 81° / 61° F

Are food and beverage vendors on site? 

Yes. Food and beverage vendors are on site for purchases. 

Can I bring food and drink? 

Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the festival. We encourage you to support the on site food vendors or plan for a picnic in the parking lot.

Parking & Accommodations

Does it cost to park? 

There is no charge for parking | FREE!

I have an RV or Camper – is there overnight parking available on site? 

No, however there are many campsites nearby, check out this list here

What are my options for overnight accommodations near the festival site?

The closest overnight accommodations are located in Asheboro, about 15 minutes from the Liberty/Staley area. Check out the accommodations in nearby Asheboro here

Payment to Vendors

What payments are accepted by antique vendors? 

Cash is the preferred payment method and oftentimes may be the only payment accepted by the vendors. There is limited access to process credit cards. Liberty Antiques Festival organizers work each year to have ATMs on site that accept all forms of credit and debit cards for easy cash withdrawals. 

Are there ATMs on site?

Yes. ATMs are on site, please note that your account may receive surcharges from the ATM machine if outside of your banking network

Groups & Buses

If I have a large party is there anything offered?

For groups over 15 individuals, please contact event organizers for details on special group rates.

Is bus parking available?

Yes. Prior to your arrival – please contact event organizers for instructions on the bus drop off and parking location. 

Accessibility & Logistics

Are pet/service animal permitted? 

Pets are not allowed at the festival however licensed service animals are permitted along with proper paperwork.

Is the event handicap accessible?

Yes. The Liberty Antiques Festival is handicap accessible and offers handicap parking. Please note the festival is outdoors with a terrain of grass, dirt, and gravel. There are no wheelchairs for rent and we suggest if you have an electric scooter, charge in advance as there are no chargers on site.

Are strollers and wagons allowed? 

Yes. Strollers and wagons are welcome on site.

Are there restrooms on site?

Yes. We know that you may spend several hours on site and have approximately 25 portable bathroom facilities for your use throughout the festival site, handicap stalls included.

Is there seating at the festival?

There is limited seating at the Liberty Antiques Festival. We encourage you to bring a folding chair or camping chair for your seating needs. 

Can I bring a golf cart? 

No, golf carts are not allowed at the Liberty Antiques Festival. 

Do vendors offer shipping? 

This varies from vendor to vendor with no guarantee being offered by the Liberty Antique Festival organizers. Please come prepared to carry your items home with you the day of purchase.

If there is a large purchased bought, how does it arrive to me?

This varies among vendors, but items can be picked up anytime during the festival with clear loading zones indicated for customers. 

Other Questions

Can you buy items online?

No, online purchases are not available via Liberty Antiques Festival organizers; however, individual vendors may have this option.

Are there other shows going in the area?

Yes. Continue your adventure by visiting the Heart of NC Visitors Bureau’s event calendar for upcoming events and activities. Learn more  here

For Vendors

Inquires/Registration

All inquiries please reach out directly to Vito Sico at 336-622-3041

Plan to send registration & payments to the following address: JanMar Productions, POB 939, Liberty, NC 27298.       

Did we miss something? If you have a question and cannot find the answer here, please email [email protected] (subject line: Liberty Antiques Festival) OR call 336-622-3041.