Something for Everyone
The Shopping in Lafayette is a bustling rural marketplace at the heart of Sussex county. The sprawling outdoor setting under the sunny skies offers pleasant family feels to the experience. With convenient highway access to routes 94 and 15, the area is frequently patronized by residents of both nearby neighboring areas and also by distant antique hunters. The anchor shopping district is originally referred to as Olde Lafayette Village, a beautiful unique outdoor market with a fabulous mix of retail shops and great restaurant complete with a CHEERS’esique downstairs tavern. It covers an area of 70 acres with about 50 shops, the outlet-style village opened in 1985 with boutique shops and has recently undergone a massive renovation. Beyond the Shoppes at Lafayette, in the center of town, is where the you will find some of the best antiquing in the North East, including Sheep Thrills, Brick and Motar and the massive 197 year old Lafayette Mills Antique Center, complete with 55 Antique dealers. The Brick Mortar Lafayette store offers DIY workshops and goods from local crafters. If you want to sell an item, you can host an open house, or meet with your book club, rent the brickmortar.com Rec Room space for a few hours or the full day. The 23000 square feet Lafayette Mills Antique center is the oldest grist mill featuring treasures like jewelry, dishes, dolls, toys, furniture, housewares, art, postcards, and more. Sterling silver and antique china are the specialties. Sheep Thrills and Bogwater Jim antiques are two interesting antique shops where you can find unique antique items. These 55 curated antique dealers are proud to sell these antiques with a timeless guarantee of quality and authenticity.