Located directly on Harbor City Boulevard in Melbourne, Florida, Uptown Vintage and Antique Market enjoys a truly fantastic location with a stunning view of the Indian River. It is so easy to find and is set in an area with a few other stores, each with plenty of space and heaps of parking out front. From the outside, it just looks like a regular store, though when you step through the front doors you realize it is much larger than it looks and you may need a good couple of hours to fully explore all the treasures that this place has to offer.
Uptown Vintage and Antique Market boasts more than 10,000 square feet of space and around 50 independent vendors at any one time. Some vendors have been trading here since the store opened, though there are always some within that have only just arrived. This makes for an eclectic, ever-changing mix of items up for grabs in this store, and means there are often fresh faces to chat with and learn from. The vendors that have been around a little longer make sure to change up their inventory on a regular basis, ensuring that they always have fresh goods for their regular customers to browse.
As well as selling and collecting antiques, the owners of Uptown Vintage and Antique Market are also passionate about the conservation and upcycling of older items and artifacts. They run many workshops on their premises to this end, teaching painting techniques with both preservation and art in mind! Some of the vendors specialize in custom paint jobs, to turn a piece of vintage or antique furniture into something that fits perfectly into one’s home.
Whichever direction shoppers turn in Uptown Vintage and Antique Market, they see beauty and originality. Stunning pieces of furniture are found alongside textiles, lamps, vintage jewelry, kitchenware, artwork, signage, globes, jars, handbags, clothing, dolls, and so many curios and decorative items. Without a doubt, there is something for everyone here.