The ‘Rush’ will soon be on to Rochester, Minnesota for the 47th year of the ‘Gold Rush’

In a few days the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn. will be transformed into a mega shopping extravaganza and will be buzzing with activity August 16, 17 and 18, 2019.

Buyers, collectors, dealers and vintage nostalgia seekers from across the nation will be gathering for the 47th year of Gold Rush searching for great vintage finds, antiques, collectibles seeking out treasures and bargains galore.  This indoor/outdoor event covers 52 acres of the Fairgrounds located at the junction of Hwy 63 South and 16th St SE.

Gold Rush is a spectacular Midwest vintage market with national and international recognition.  There is so much to see….vintage finds and antiques from all eras, retro and eclectic designs from the late 1800’s to mid-century modern.  Expect to find great advertising signs, hunting and fishing items, gasoline and oil advertising, vintage toys, comics, coins, postcards, ephemera, art pottery, art glass, cut glass, bronzes, silver, porcelains, lamps, clocks, decorative arts, carnival, antique and estate jewelry, costume jewelry, perfume bottles, hatpins, compacts, boxes, books, bookends, door stops, bottle openers, historical/political, Civil War, American Indian, Scandinavian furniture and accessories, mid-century modern, Americana, folk art, dolls, teddy bears, holiday collectibles, tools, sporting, military items, automotive, linens, quilts, crocks, sheet music, kitchen collectibles, farm toys, farm antiques, garden art, home-based businesses, repurposed and upcycled, architectural items, rusty farm primitives for repurposing,  retro and vintage items galore…….you will find it all here.

Show hours:  Friday and Saturday:  8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday:  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.  (Previous release had incorrect time)

Friday is open to shoppers from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at no extra charge; only $5 for parking.  RV campground sites with water and electrical hookups are available to rent by calling (507) 269-1473.

Townsend Promotions Inc. invites you to come and spend a day or two seeing what all Gold Rush has to offer.  For show information, call 507-269-1473.