Three times a year – in May, July, and September – the small Massachusetts town of Brimfield transforms into a massive antique fair. Running from Tuesday through Sunday, “Brimfield” is actually an agglomeration of twenty shows that take place in multiple fields and buildings throughout the week. The shows stretch along about a mile of Route 20, a two-lane road that runs through the center of town.
I’ve been to Brimfield many times over the past dozen years. Here is my advice on what to expect and how to have the best shopping experience.