Antiques & Collectibles Event in Apex – Raleigh Durham RTP Triangle North Carolina
The third annual Apex PEAK-TIQUE Antiques and Collectibles Festival is being organized and managed jointly by the Apex Downtown Business Association (ADBA), the Apex Historical Society (AHS) and the Town of Apex (TOA). The ADBA and AHS are both non-profit organizations.
PEAKTIQUE, what’s in a name
In 1853, what is now Apex NC was known as "Log Pond Village." In 1868, the railroad started coming through Log Pod Village and the engineers and conductors would refer to the Depot in Log Pond Village as the Apex Station. The reason it was spoke of as the Apex Station was because it was the highest geographic point along the rail line between Chatham County and Richmond Va. In 1872, Log Pond Village petitioned the state legislator to be incorporated as a town to be named Apex. In the early 1970’s the Town of Apex had a contest to come up with a tag line or slogan. The winning slogan for Apex was: "The Peak of Good Living."
So – we took the slogan and the word "antique," combining "PEAK" with "ANTIQUE" to get "PEAKTIQUE". And now you know the rest of the story.
This festival is for ANTIQUES and OLDE’ COLLECTIBLES ONLY
NO new or house hold items, counterfeit items, or crafts may be displayed or sold. Additionally, Firearms newer than 1898, ammunition, explosives, drug related items, pornographic materials, food, beverage or animals are not allowed to be sold. Repurposed and/or repaired antiques are acceptable. Collectibles must be made before 1975.
2019 Dealer Invitation
You are invited to participate in the 3nd Annual PEAKTIQUE ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES FESTIVAL for 2019. Our web site is updated to reflect the 2019 PEAKTIQUE and our Facebook page is updated with pictures from the 2018 event. You can retrieve your application from the web site with all the information guiding your participation in the 2019 event to be found there.
Looking forward to seeing you at the 2019 PEAKTIQUE!
Festival Show Hours
Friday, April 5, 2019, 8am to 5pm and
Saturday, April 6, 2019, 8am to 5pm.
Sunday, April 7, 2019, 8am to 4pm.
Set up is from 8am to 8pm on Thursday, April 4. Dealers must have their area ready for showing by 8am Friday. Items for sale must have visible prices. Dealers may dismantle their booth between 4pm and 10pm after show closes Sunday at 4pm. Booths are outside only.
Admission Donation to Apex PEAK-TIQUE
$5 three day pass • Children 12 and under free
Proceeds from ticket sales go to supporting activities and events of the Apex Downtown Business Association and the Apex Historical Society. Your ticket purchase is a donation supporting downtown events, the Maynard-Person historical home (circa 1870), the Caboose located downtown and many other activities and events of the ADBA and AHS.
10′ x 20′ space: $100 • 20′ x 25′ space: $125
Discounted Hotel Rate at Holiday Inn Express Apex
Historic Downtown Apex, NC – “The Peak of Good Living”
Come take a leisurely stroll on the sidewalks of Historic Downtown Apex founded in 1873. We have a unique mixture of award winning restaurants, specialty shops and boutiques, bakery and ice cream shops, coffee house, salons, spas, and professional services. Voted in 2015 the number one best small town to live in America, by CNN and Money magazine, Historic Downtown Apex is a great way to spend a relaxing day or evening shopping and dining.
The April 2019 PEAKTIQUE Antique and Collectibles Festival is located at:
3458 Apex Peakway
Apex, NC 27502
Norris Park is a business park in Apex with a 5+ acre lot at 3458 Apex Peakway and the location of the 2019 PEAKTIQUE. 3458 Apex Peakway is 1.5 miles or just 6 minutes away from Historic Downtown Apex, just past Walmart if turning onto Apex Peakway from the NC55-US1 area. See Directions/Location link for more details.
The Town of Apex is one of the three sponsors of the PEAK-TIQUE with the Apex Police Department making regular rounds by Officers through the event area.
Mark the Date for 2020 – April 3rd, 4th & 5th 2020
Mark your calendar for the 4th Annual PEAK-TIQUE Antiques & Collectibles Festival in 2020!