Fab MPLS Booths: Part 3!

Our vendors rock! Check out some more of the fab booth decor from the Spring 2015 Minneapolis Junk Bonanza! Enjoy! Want to keep up with more fab JB news between shows? Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @junkbonanza! And get updates on upcoming shows in Minneapolis (Sept. 24-26) and Portland, OR (Oct. 9-11) at www.robhaskin.wpengine.com […]

Fab MPLS Booths: Part 2!

Enjoy the second installment of the Beautiful Booths of Junk Bonanza! More photos to come! Keep watching! Kim

Fab MPLS Booths: Part 1!

Junk Bonanza Spring 2015 rocked the house! Fab junk was everywhere, courtesy of our amazing vendors, who truly outdid themselves! Here are a few shots we took the night before the Bonanza opened, highlighting just a few of the amazing booths that awaited customers! We’ll be sharing more of these. Meanwhile, enjoy part 1! Vintage […]

Junk Bonanza MPLS: Day 3!

 Day 3 at Junk Bonanza provided beautiful weather, great junk and lots of fun for attendees, vendors and staff! Darren Smith of Kansas City radio show “Junk Mafia” was in the house to say hi and shop!The Annie Sloan paint demo area always had something cooking, even when the twice-a-day, hands-on painting demos were not […]

Day 2 at Junk Bonanza MPLS!

  Day 2 at Junk Bonanza Minneapolis was full of great shoppers and great stuff! Fun stuff in every aisle! Savvy shoppers know a cart is handy! Our hard-working vendors and their helpers were always smiling, whether working or grabbing a moment’s repose! Without further adieu, a brief look at some of the junk that caught […]

Day 1 at Junk Bonanza MPLS!

Junk Bonanza opening day finally arrived, and it was early! FOX9-TV’s Brad Burgess was at Canterbury Park’s Shire Square by 5:30 a.m. to get the satellite tower going! FOX’s M.A. Rosko and Chip Elmquist began their live shots at 6:40 a.m. Here’s Bonanza operations manager Krista Belle Mickelson sharing the JB scoop for TV viewers! The […]

‘Twas the Night Before Bonanza! 2015 Edition

  A reprised poem from the Bonanza archives, revamped for 2015! (Can you find the new stanza?!) Twas the night before Bonanza;/ Throughout Canterbury Park,/ Hustle and bustle continued/ Well into the dark!/ When finally, the Ki Shop was totally stuffed/ The chalk-lined floors were polished and buffed/ Vendors were finished with gilding their spots/ The […]

JB Vendors in the House for Early Setup!

  The early setup Bonanza vendors started loading in Tuesday, with lots of amazing junk in tow! Here’s a peek! Even the piles of stuff look artful! Lots of industrial… …bright textiles… …cool upholstered! …stuff we want! …stuff to hug… …stuff to stack… …and stack even higher!   Lots of chippy goodness! Just in time […]

New MPLS Vendor: Gardener’s Wisconsin Cheese and Sausage!

  Junk Bonanza welcomes our favorite cheeseheads, Gardner’s Wisconsin Cheese & Sausage! Name: Tye Gardner Business name: Gardner’s Wisconsin Cheese & Sausage Live in/Business located: Loyal, WI Your style in three words: Unique, flavorful, and tasty!  Best all-time find: We found a forgotten block of aged cheddar in the back of our cooler that ended up […]

Getting Ready in Minneapolis!

The Junk Bonanza team is in situ at Canterbury Park! Check out our nice “office” this year — it has walls instead of pipe and drape! Ki and Alexis are at the command center! Karla and Kristen are shaping up the Ki Nassauer shop! Canterbury Park’s awesome event manager, Mary Pat Monson, hashes out details […]