San Francisco Fall Antique Show
Explore historic pieces & modern decor at the SF Fall Antique Show
Fall is upon us, and it’s easily one of the best times to visit the stunning city of San Francisco. Temperatures are often warmer than they are even in the summer, making it ideal for people looking to get their last trip to the beach before cooler weather chases them away from the waters. Fall is also when some of the most exciting shows and events of the entire year occur, including the San Francisco Fall Antique Show that is scheduled to start Wednesday, October 21st.
What is the San Francisco Fall Antique Show and is it worth the time and money to attend?
No Free Entry
If you are planning on heading to the antique show is year, be prepared to open your wallet. New patrons can join the Young Collectors group for $275, which gives you access to the show and all of the affiliated special events, like lectures and the spectacular gala. The Young Collectors Evening, which takes place on the 24th of October, is the highlight of the event for new members.
What Is There to See?
The San Francisco Antique Show, as its name suggests, is a showcase of some of the best and rarest antiques from around the world. Many of these pieces also come accompanied by their own antique dealers because they are available for purchase by the discerning collector.
This year’s theme, Time After Time: Bringing the Past Present, is designed to showcase the amazing lasting beauty of these well-crafted and timeless pieces. Additionally, there is also going to be a curated event that will showcase clocks and other time pieces from throughout the ages.
This year will be the 34th year the San Francisco Fall Antique Show has been held in the city, and it is expected to draw collectors, artists and other interested parties from around the globe.
This event is also a great tool for people who are looking to discover the latest decorating trends for the upcoming season and how to use these phenomenally unique antiques to follow these styles.
Don’t Forget the Food!
One of the most unforgettable aspects of the antique show has got to be the food. Patrons are treated to delicious foods from around the world, in addition to sumptuous treats like caviar and chocolate as well as the delectable — and sometimes dangerous — vodka bar. These tasty treats are the perfect thing to keep you going while you’re taking in all there is to see at the show.
For a Good Cause
The show is not just a tool for showcasing beautiful pieces from the past. It is also a way to raise money for a fantastic cause. As with each of their previous events, the San Francisco Fall Antique Show donates all of their net profit to Enterprise for High School Students. It’s a non-profit organization that helps high school students prepare for college and the workforce by making sure they have all the tools they need to succeed.
If you’re in San Francisco in October and are interested in starting your own antiques collection, then the San Francisco Fall Antiques show is the place to be. Enjoy shows, music and artwork while you bask in the historic wonder that has been brought from around the world.
About the Author: Anum Yoon is the blogger behind Current On Currency who enjoys sharing her travel experiences even more than writing about money management. Her favorite city in the world is her hometown of Hong Kong, but in her honest opinion, San Francisco is the next best thing.