The Original Semi-Annual 181st
York Antiques Show and Sale
Press Release

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The “ORIGINAL 181st SEMI-ANNUAL YORK ANTIQUES SHOW & SALE” is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23, 2023 at MEMORIAL HALL EAST, located within the York Fairgrounds Convention & Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Avenue, York, Pennsylvania 17404.  This extremely popular event will feature 60 carefully screened exhibitors in room settings offering an impressive breadth of antiques, including 18th and 19th century period American and English furniture, American country pieces in original paint and decoration, fine early porcelain and pottery, quilts, hooked rugs, samplers, and other textiles, lighting, vintage holiday items, including Halloween and Christmas treasures, historic ephemera, early kitchen and fireplace items, Native American artifacts, pueblo pottery and baskets, estate jewelry, vintage toys, woodenware including a large selection of hand carved butter prints. In addition, Oriental carpets will be shown by Soheil Oriental Rugs, of Roslyn, NY, and fine art displayed by William Union from Art & Antiques Gallery, Holden, MA and Peter Bazar Fine Art of Saratoga, NY.  In addition, Ziebart’s Antiques from Madison, WI will be participating. 

Melvin L. Arion, show promoter, does an outstanding job of assembling top-notch participants, while keeping the variety as broad as possible to ensure that nearly anyone can find a “new” treasure at York.  In addition, all major credit cards are accepted for both admission and buying.

Because of the superb over-all quality of merchandise offered here, the York Show is considered one of THE PREMIER antiquing events in the mid-Atlantic regionAlso, according to Arion, it’s the second oldest antiques show in the entire country.

The hours on Friday are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p. m.  Parking is FREE; the building is smoke-free; and, food will be available on site. 

ADMISSION is $10/person, $9 with this article or an ad.

For more information, go to, call Arion at (302) 542-3286 or during the show ONLY at (717) 718-1097, or visit their Facebook page at The Original Semi-Annual York Antiques Show & Sale.

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Photo courtesy of Jared Posey - Original York Antiques Show Booth

These items were offered at a previous York Show and reflect the quality of the merchandise that will be available at the upcoming one. Photo courtesy of Jared Posey