What are vintage and retro fonts?
The vintage and retro-inspired style is popular across all types of graphic design. Font choices are important if you’re hoping to create a retro or vintage feel, and fortunately, there are a number of free fonts available that can easily give you this look.
In this post we’ll showcase more than 30 high-quality free fonts with a retro/vintage style. If you’re looking for vintage fonts to use in your own designs, you’ll surely find a few here that will suit your needs. As always when you are using free resources, be sure to check the license to verify that your intended use is allowed.
In addition to the free fonts, we’ll also showcase some of the most beautiful premium vintage and retro fonts at the end of the page.
Free Vintage and Retro Fonts
Here are more than 30 options if you’re looking for good free vintage fonts.
Lovelace comes in 30 different styles. Two of them (Lovelace Text Regular and Lovelace Text Bold Italic) can be downloaded for free.
All three styles of Rush (regular, rough, and outline) are available for free.
Heavy Heap is a free retro font.
Sant’Elia Script comes in 44 different styles, with 3 of those styles being available for free (Sant’Elia Rough Line, Sant’Elia Rough Line 2, and Sant’Elia Rough Line 3).
Triac 71 is a free display sans serif font.
Look Script comes in 21 different styles. One of those styles, Look Script Wood Bold, is available for free.
Nashville Serial comes in 14 different styles, with Nashville Serial Regular being available for free.
There are 12 styles of Old Harbour available. Old Harbour Starfish can be downloaded for free.
King Richard regular and italic are both available for free download.
Airstream Regular is a beautiful retro font.
Rockeby comes in 32 styles and three are available for free (Rockeby Condensed Light, Rockeby Condensed Inside One, and Rockeby Condensed, and Rockeby Extras Light).
There are six different styles of Larchmont and Larchmont Condensed can be downloaded for free.
There is only one style of Die Nasty, but it can be downloaded for free.
ParaAminobenzoic is a free retro novelty font.
Massive Retaliation is a retro and display sans serif font that is free to download.
Cartwheel Regular is a retro all-caps font.
There are 16 different styles of Loew available. Loew Heavy can be downloaded for free.
There are 12 styles of Mexico Serial available. Mexico Serial Regular can be downloaded for free.
Deftone Stylus Regular is a free retro script font.
There are 17different styles of Simple Soft and one of those styles, Simplo Soft Caps Demo, is available for free download.
Both versions of Hazelnut Pro (light and black) are available for free.
GreatLakes Regular is a bold all-caps font.
FortySecondStreet Regular is a free retro inline font.
Mister Firley is a free retro and display sans serif font.
There is only one style of Bench Grinder Titling, but it is available for free download.
MadisonSquare is a free font inspired by the 1950’s.
Goldsaber is a free retro and art deco font.
Gladifilthefte is a free elegant retro font.
There are six different styles of Anodyne. Anodyne Shadow and Anodyne Shadow Italic are free.
Minotaur is a bold all-caps font.
Premium Vintage and Retro Fonts
Although the free fonts showcased above are excellent options, there may be times when you’re looking for something different. All of the fonts showcased below are priced very reasons. Some of them are available at Envato Elements, where you can get unlimited downloads of millions of resources for $16.50 per month.