Seasoned antique shoppers will tell you that few things beat the rush of finding that one-of-a-kind treasure. It’s the kind of rush that quickly turns the casual shopper into a hardcore antiquer. Fortunately, North Dakota is home to some of the most original shops around, perfect for those looking for that must-have piece they didn’t know they were even missing.
A Grand Forks staple that recently moved to the Grand Cities Mall, Plain and Fancy has been a customer favorite for many years. Selling anything from tchotchkes to furniture, the 6,500-square-foot Plain and Fancy Antique Mall is worth a visit any time you are in Grand Forks.
Home to over 30 dealers, Antiques on Main is Bismarck’s favorite place to shop for that must-have gem. Having served the Bismarck area for over 20 years, the store is known for its impeccable attention to detail and wide variety of items. In addition to selling representations of days gone by, Antiques on Main also purchases items.
Home to more than just antiques, Vintage City will also serve as your portal into the world of repurposed items. Although small in stature, Vintage City more than makes up for it in quality and individuality.
Another great antique store in Bismarck that will more than satisfy your craving for something old and unique. Who knows what treasure is awaiting you at 106 Antiques?
One may not think of Valley City as a top-retail destination, but Unique Antiques knocks that assumption on its head. The shop has been a major player in the state’s antique industry for many years and doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon.
Much more than your typical antique store, Hedderich’s also serves as the area’s leading used book store and ice cream parlor. Is there anything better than treasure hunting with ice cream in your belly? Hedderich’s also serves a small lunch menu that includes sandwiches and soups.
Home to over 60 vendors the offer the best antiques and repurposed items in the area, FARM is a must stop to anyone traveling even remotely close to the Fargo area. With a recent expansion into Moorhead and more possible locations in the future, FARM is likely to be a strong player in the industry for many decades to come.
Phat Kat is quite possible the most unique store in the Midwest. In addition to selling traditional antiques, Phat Kat also specializes in video games, pop culture collectibles, and vinyl albums from yesteryear. If you are a collector or know someone who is, this is the place to go.