Flea markets have got to be one of the coolest things to visit. There are thousands of them across the United States. The big question is what are the top flea markets around the country. You know, which ones are worth visiting? Let me break it down for you!
Best Flea Markets – Top 10 Local Flea Markets Around the Country
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Shipshewana Indiana Flea Market – This is a flea market that a lot of people don’t always know about because of its location. However, it’s one of the best flea markets in the country. People from all over the USA go to visit this flea market.
It is the largest flea market in the Midwest. They have over 900 vendors and it is the size of 30 football fields. YES, 3-0 football fields.
They go above the normal flea market setting. They have auctions, they are in the heart of Amish Country, they have a food court, and more!
Daytona Florida Flea Market – This flea market has over 650 vendors ad is a great way to take in the Florida Sun. You can search many of their vendors on their website. I love that they kept kind of the Florida tropical theme along the walkways and it makes such a great experience.
They also have a monthly car show which adds more to do while there.
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Randolph Street Market in Chicago, Illinois – Their claim to fame is they are America's largest Urban Antiques Market. The downside to this flea market is that you have to buy a ticket to get in.
Brooklyn Flea Market – This flea market is also quite popular amongst those who are flea market-goers. It's the best in New York City which makes it pretty good in the country.
This flea market has been featured on many TV shows mostly on HGTV. You know this flea market from shows such as Flea Market Flip on HGTV.
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Great Smokies Flea Market – They are the most visited flea market in Tennessee and one of my personal favorites. It's no secret I love visiting Gatlinburg Tennessee and the Smoky Mountains so of course, I've check out this flea market.
They have over 1,000 vendors and are family AND pet-friendly.
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First Monday Trade Days – Located in Canton Texas this is named the largest world's largest flea market. They have over 5,000 vendors. WOW! Everything really is bigger in Texas!
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Fremont Sunday Market – Located in Seattle Washington this is as much an experience as it is a place to shop. They have great vendors but are also known as a hot spot for gourmet food trips.
Golden Nugget Antique Market – Located in Lambertville, New Jersey. When on the East Coast, make sure you hit up this awesome flea market. You never know what “junk” you may find here. This flea market has been around since 1967 for a good reason.
Melrose Trading Post – Well, if you’re going to California and looking for an awesome flea market, then Melrose Trading Post in LA, California is worth a stop. They do a lot of events during shopping hours so check their calendars!
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Rose Bowl Flea Market – Located in Pasadena, California. This flea market is rumored to be awesome! And since it’s close to Hollywood, you never know what celebrities you may run into. They offer VIP admission so you can get in and shop earlier than the general public, you never know what you will find.
While not named one of the best flea markets in the country I personally love the Decker's Flea Market in Murphy North Carolina.
Also right across the street is Foster's Trading Post. They look like they run together! We love parking and walking both we have picked up some of our favorite home decor items from these flea markets!
What do you think of our list of the best flea markets? Would you add any to the list? Let us know in the comments below!
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Elkhorn Antique Flea Market. Elkhorn, WI. 4 times per year since 1982. Over 500 vendors.