On the first Sunday of every month, the Alameda Antique Fair takes place. After living in the Bay area for almost 4 years now, I have never been able to go. I have heard great things about it and have been dying to check it out. I mean, look at that backdrop!
Finally, I just did it. I had planned to go at 6 am, when it opened and all the best things are there....but when I saw that it was still dark out I thought I was crazy (plus, I was just going to check it out, not looking for anything in particular). The next window I had open was after church and before the Superbowl.
Even though I was hours after it had opened, there was still TONS of hidden gems.
Love this mini chair....perfect at a kids coloring table
mid century dresser, only $350, almost came home with me
Vintage grain sacks
I have been looking for an antique silver vanity set...reasonably priced...
Over 10,000 people attend each month, and I did not see a SINGLE person leave empty-handed (I was definitely the only one....and that's only b/c I promised my husband I wouldn't buy anything).
I am DEFINITELY going again before we moving in June and