2023 North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show


The 2023 North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show Returns to Lombard, IL.
The annual North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectible Show, hosted by the North American Decoy Collectors Association (NADCA) will once again take place in the beautiful Westin Chicago Lombard hotel’s Grand Ballroom in Lombard, Ill., April 28-29, 2023.

This is North America’s largest gathering of decoy and sporting collectible enthusiasts, and features a variety of opportunities for collectors to learn about and trade in this uniquely American folk art. NADCA members from across the U.S. and Canada will offer a wide range of items for sale including sporting art, fishing lures, duck calls, spear fishing items, and both antique and contemporary waterfowl decoys. The event is a unique opportunity to network with and learn from the world’s leading authorities on these sporting collectible items.

In addition to dealer tables, the event features a number of vintage sporting collectible displays for all to enjoy. Contemporary decoy makers will be on hand to provide both carving and painting demonstrations during the show. Free appraisals will also be offered. Silent auctions and hourly door prize drawings will be held throughout both days. Admission to this ballroom event is only $5.00 per adult; admission is free for children. Membership in the NADCA is only $25 per family and includes free admission to the show.

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April 28: Members Only “Early Bird” Show (11:00am-1pm)
April 28-29: Public Tabled Sales Event: Friday, 1-7pm & Saturday 9am-2pm (Admission: $5; children free)
–​Koshkonong and Sibley Decoy Displays
— Lake Poygan Gunning Box Display
— Contemporary Decoy Carver Displays & Carving Demonstrations
— Member Decoy Contest – Buffleheads
— Hourly Drawings for $50 Credit Toward Any Show Purchase
— Continuous Silent Auctions
— Free Identification and Appraisal Service

The North American Decoy Collectors Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to collect and preserve the history of the decoy as original American folk art. As the largest gathering of its kind, the North American Vintage Decoy and Sporting Collectibles Show is the premier opportunity for the novice, antique dealer or experienced collector to network and learn more about the decoy as functional folk art or to add to their collections. For more information, call (586) 530-6586 or go to nadecoycollectorsu.org.