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An Antique Lover’s Guide to Downtown Braselton

Welcome to Braselton—a world where time stands still and history whispers in every corner.

Interior of House of Boykin with shopper, photo by East 2 West Creative
House of Boykin, photo by East 2 West Creative

Retro revelers and vintage virtuosos, prepare to experience the thrill of the hunt as you explore the treasure trove of downtown Braselton’s antique shops, each one beckoning with its timeless allure.

 

From vintage trinkets to rare collectables, every item tells a story, weaving a tapestry of memories and mysteries waiting to be unraveled. So, put on your explorer’s hat and get ready for a thrilling adventure through the rich heritage of Braselton. Happy hunting! 🕰️✨



 

Day 1: Discovering Downtown Delights


Morning: Start your antique adventure at A Flea Antique, where over 15,000 square feet of vintage treasures await. Delve into the depths of history as you peruse the offerings of more than 60 vendors, each corner revealing new surprises and hidden gems.

📍 A Flea Antique 10101 Davis St.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday



 

Stop for Lunch: Pause your expedition and relish a flavorful meal at Rebar, the perfect haunt for artisanal salads, savory sandwiches and legendary lobster rolls.


Afternoon: Indulge your passion for the past at Countryside Antiques, housed within a beautifully restored historic schoolhouse. Explore their collection of quality antiques and collectibles, all offered at affordable prices. Don't miss their selection of Dixie Belle paint, stains, and finishing products for the DIY enthusiast in you.

📍 Countryside Antiques 115 Harrison St.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily




Stay for Dinner: Wrap up a successful day of treasure hunting with a delicious meal at one of downtown Braselton's charming restaurants. Indulge in elevated Southern comfort food at Cotton Calf Kitchen, or savor a pint and gourmet handheld at Braselton Brewing Company.


Have a Nightcap: Conclude your day of adventures with a leisurely drink at either Cork It Braselton or head to Flourish Taproom.



 

Day 2: Unveiling Unique Finds


Morning: Embark on a journey of discovery at House of Boykin, your ultimate destination for consignments and fine furnishings. Whether you're searching for a touch of sophistication or the perfect statement piece, House of Boykin offers a curated selection of distinctive style and unparalleled quality.

📍 House of Boykin 64 Brassie Lane

Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday




Stop for Lunch: Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of downtown Braselton's eateries. Delight your taste buds with authentic French cuisine at The Galloping Galette, or experience farm-to-table freshness at Local Station.


Afternoon: Cap off your antique escapade with a visit to the acclaimed Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival, spearheaded by the owners of Countryside Antiques. Spanning a three-day weekend in April and October, this award-winning festival lures antique lovers from across the nation as more than 300 vendors showcase handcrafted artistry, upcycled furniture, vintage finds and much, much more.


Or, mark your calendar for one of the festival’s smaller, seasonal events—like the upcoming Art-Tiques Summer Market and Fourth of July Market.


With a year-round series of events, the Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival is an essential destination for timeless gems with artisanal flair.

📍Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival 115 Harrison St.

Event hours: Noon to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday


 


End on a Sweet Note: Before calling it a day, indulge your sweet tooth with a delectable confection from Sugar n’ Proof.



 

As you bid adieu to Braselton, leave room next to the newfound treasures in your suitcase for the priceless memories of your journey through time and history. Until our next rendezvous, may your passion for discovery never wane, and may your heart always be open to the beauty of the past. Safe travels and happy hunting!








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