Here are our 10 favorite winter flea markets worth a trip to find that perfect gift — for others AND for yourself! Remember to check before going.
Scott Antique Markets
Nov. 11—14, Atlanta, Ga.
Atlanta Expo Centers, 3650 Jonesboro Road, Atlanta, GA 30354 (3 miles east of Atlanta Airport on I-285, Exit 55 (Jonesboro Road SE)
Admission: $5 good for all weekend
Hours: 10:45 a.m.—6 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Sunday. Featuring 3,500 exhibit booths filled with antiques and collectibles America’s Favorite Treasure Hunts’ world’s largest indoor antique show.
Athens Schoolhouse Antiques Show
6270 Athens Walnut Hill Pike, Lexington, KY
Admission: $2 good for both days. Free parking
Hours: 10 a.m.—5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Central Kentucky’s largest Saturday and Sunday marketplace. “Get Ready for the Holidays Show” will have containers for presents, dining sets to serve and welcome guests, and vintage holiday decor. The building will be filled with vintage trees and ornaments, sleigh bells and sleds, vintage skis, snow shoes and more. Vintage artists and crafters are also featured. For more info about the show, call 859-255-7309.
Golden Nugget Antique Market
Every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, Lambertville, N.J.
1850 River Road, Lambertville, N.J.
Hours: 6 a.m.—4 p.m. outdoor; 8 a.m.—4 p.m. shops. The 50-year-old Golden Nugget Antique Market is often rated one of the top 10 flea markets on the east coast. The indoor/outdoor market is open year-round and specializes in antiques, collectibles, art, and more. For more info, visit www.gnflea.com.
Raleigh Sports Card, Memorabilia & Comic Book Show
Dec. 10—12, Raleigh, N.C.
Kerr Scott Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Road
Hours: 2—7 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.—4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Sunday. For more info, contact Michael Christopher at 804-704-4700, email TidewaterCardsAndCollectibles@aol.com or visit TidewaterCardsandCollectibles.com.
Renninger’s Antique and Collector’s Extravaganza
20651 U.S. Hwy. 441, Mount Dora, Florida
Hours: 8 a.m.—4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Renninger’s Flea and Farmer’s Market in Mount Dora has hundreds of dealers featuring clothing, crafts, fresh meats, pets and pet supplies, foliage, collectibles and jewelry. There are also outdoor pavilions with 400 spaces.
Rose Bowl Flea Market
1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, California
Second Sunday of every month
Admission: $10 per person walk-up, no credit cards (cash only). Admission price only, no change. Children under 12 are admitted free with an adult. VIP admission, 5—9 a.m.: $20 per person walk-up, no credit cards (cash only). No change.
Shoppers will be asked to show a photo ID with proof of vaccination or a negative covid-19 test to purchase an admission ticket for entry into the flea market. Flea Market is on the second Sunday of every month is considered to be one of the best on the West Coast. It features more than 2,500 vendors with clothes, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses, ceramics, glass, furniture, pictures, crafts, keepsakes, art, fabric, bikes, costumes, music. It’s open rain or shine. There’s no admission after 3 p.m., plenty of free parking, lots of food from cheeseburgers to sushi, and even celebrity sightings.
Long Beach Antique Flea Market
Long Beach Veterans Stadium, 4901 E. Conant St., Long Beach, California
Nov. 21; Dec. 19; Jan. 16, 2022; Feb. 20, 2022; March 20, 2022
Admission: $12 from 5:30—6:30 a.m.; $8 from 6:30 a.m.—2 p.m. Children under 12 free. Free parking. No pets.
More than 800 sellers with antique, collectible and vintage.
Randolph Street Holiday Market Pop-Up
830 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Illinois
Dec. 4—5, Dec. 11—12, Dec. 18—19, 2021
Hours: 10 a.m.—7 p.m. both days. One-stop shopping for holiday gifts.
Lincoln Road Outdoor Antiques and Collectibles Market
800, 900 and 1000 Blocks, Lenox Ave. thru Meridian Ave., on Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Florida
Nov. 14 & 28; Dec. 5, 12 & 19; Jan. 2, 9 & 23; Feb. 13, 20 & 27; March 13 & 27
On frequent Sundays during the winter, Lincoln Road turns into an antiques and collectibles market that attracts all kinds of sellers, from yard sale peddlers to savvy dealers. Huge selection of furniture, jewelry and other treasures.
The Collectorama Show
Dec. 9—11, Lakeland, Fla.
701 West Lime St.
Admission: $5 family registration fee.
Hours: 10 a.m.—6 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.—3 p.m. Saturday. For more info, email CollectoramaShow@aol.com.