St. Louis Antique Festival

March 30, 2014 in Editorials

Fine antiques and collectibles abound at the St. Louis Antique Festival held twice yearly at the Belle Clair Fairgrounds in Belleville, Illinois. The fairgrounds have been

home to the festival for over 25 years with a spring and a fall show most years. If you’re

interested in fine quality antiques, this is a must-do show. This show features many investment quality antiques from some of the top dealers in the country.

This upcoming Spring’s 40th Show will be held Saturday, April 26 & Sunday, April 27, 2014. Hours for the Show are Sat. 10 am – 5 pm and Sun. 10 am – 4 pm.

In 2006, Steve and Virginia Hallett of Scottsville, KY. purchased the St. Louis Antique Festival from its creator Walter Sill, and since then have expanded the show and improved its quality. The Halletts have over 50 years experience together in all aspects of the antique business, and are assisted in the operation by two of their sons and a daughter-in-law.

The St. Louis Antique Festival regularly features 100 top quality antique dealers from 32 states displaying and selling items including: Dresden, Meissen, porcelain, jewelry, Nippon, knives, Orientalia, art glass, art pottery, bronzes, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, paintings, furniture, silver, china, country store, quilts, clocks, French Cameo glass, lamps, photographs, Civil War, coins, dolls, toys, signs, sports, advertising, Paper, glassware, prints, statuary, majolica, old west memorabilia, tools, musical instruments, linens, collectibles and more. Many of the dealers are Associated Antiques Dealers of America members.

The Belle Clair Fairgrounds is located 6 ½ mi. off of I-64, exit 12, south on Hwy. 159

at Hwy 13. The show is held inside a climate-controlled building with plenty of free

parking. Admission is $6. Refreshments are available for purchase at the in-house restaurant. The Halletts look forward to seeing you there.


Dealer inquiries about exhibit space are invited.


Next Fall’s 41st Show will be held Labor Day Weekend –Saturday, August 30 & Sunday, August 31, 2014. Hours for the Show are Sat. 10 am – 5 pm and Sun. 10 am – 4 pm.


For further information, contact:

Virginia Hallett

235 Woodbrier Dr.

Scottsville, Ky. 42164