Antiques & Collectibles Event in Apex – Raleigh Durham RTP Triangle North Carolina

PLEASE NOTE: The April and September dates for the 2020 PEAKTIQUE Antiques & Collectibles Festival were CANCELED due to Coronavirus-related restrictions on large gatherings of people. The good news is we are planning two PEAKTIQUE Antiques & Collectibles Festival dates for 2021. Planning for these will begin in January 2021 and details will be posted on this website later.

The 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. CLICK HERE for the photo gallery of past Apex PEAK-TIQUE events


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.

2020 Dealer Invitation

You are invited to participate in the 5th Annual PEAKTIQUE ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES FESTIVAL for 2021. Our web site is updated to reflect the 2021 PEAKTIQUE and our Facebook page is updated with pictures from the 2019 event. You can retrieve your application from the web site with all the information guiding your participation in the 2021 event to be found there.

If you would like us to keep your current 2020 entry application and fee for the rescheduled PEAKTIQUE in 2021 please advise. If not a refund will be mailed back to you in two weeks.

Looking forward to seeing you at the 2021 PEAKTIQUE!

Festival Show Hours

Friday, 9am to 5pm
Saturday, 9am to 5pm.
Sunday, 10am to 4pm.

Set up is from 8am to 8pm on Wednesday and Thursday the week of the event. Dealers must have their area ready for showing by 9am Friday. Items for sale must have visible prices. Dealers may dismantle their booth between 4pm and 10pm after the show closes Sunday at 4pm. Booths are outside only.

Admission Donation to Apex PEAK-TIQUE

$5 admission donations    •    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.

Dealer Booths

10′ x 20′ space:  $125    •    20′ x 25′ space:  $175

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 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 Your Calendar for September 2021

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual PEAK-TIQUE Antiques & Collectibles Festival in 2021!

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