The temperatures are getting warmer and the days are getting longer which means spring flea markets will soon be popping up all over. We’ve rounded up 13 of our favorites here. Some are regularly scheduled and some only happen once or twice each year, but bargains and hidden treasures (and fun food!) await at them all.
Texas Antique Weekend
Thursday, March 17 – Sunday, April 3, 2022
Round Top Antiques Week Shows are held in a half-dozen communities near the midpoint between Houston and Austin, Texas. There are vintage collectibles, jewelry, apparel, home decor, furniture, architectural and industrial salvage, antiques, and more. The weekend event attracts thousands of dealers. High-interest areas are in Warrenton, Round Top, Shelby, Carmine, Fayetteville, Oldenburg, and Rutersville. Nearby cities are La Grange, Giddings, Columbus, Brenham, and Smithville.
First Monday Trade Days
800 Flea Market Road, Canton, Texas
March 31 – April 3, 2022
Free admission and multiple parking options available for $5 to $10
Has around 6,000 vendors from around the world.
Scott Antique Market Atlanta
Georgia Expo Center, 3650 Jonesboro Rd. SE, Atlanta, Georgia
April 7 – 10; May 12 – 15; June 9 – 12, 2022
Thursday, 10:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission $5 per person, free parking
More than 3,300 booths and merchants in two large warehouses by the airport at the Atlanta Expo the second weekend of each month. Antiques range from the affordable to high-end. Some resale boutiques of uniquely sourced new goods.
Scott Antique Market Ohio
Ohio Expo Center
717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio
March 26 – 27, 2022
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free admission, parking is $5
Rose Bowl Flea Market
March 13, 2022
Opens 9 a.m.
VIP ticket from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. is $20, online only
Regular admission, $12 per person, online only
Children under 12 are admitted free with an adult.
This market has more than 2,500 vendors and 20,000 buyers every month. The Rose Bowl Flea Market is one of the most famous markets in the world. No credit cards.
Springfield Antique Show & Flea Market Extravaganza
4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
March 19 – 20; April 9 – 10; May 20 – 22, 2022 (Extravaganza)
Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Extravaganzas: Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets on sale at the gate, cash only, exact change preferred.
Long Beach Antique Market
Veterans Stadium, Long Beach, California
March 20, April 17, May 15, May 29, and June 19, 2022
Early admission $15, 5:30 to 6:30 a.m.
General admission $10, 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Children under 12, free
Admission tickets (cash only) sold at box office day of event.
The Long Beach Antique Market calls itself “The Flea Market with Style.” More than 800 sellers with antiques, collectibles, and everything chic, cheap, unique and vintage, all at bargain prices. Held the third Sunday of each month starting April 18. Find collectibles, home decor, jewelry, furniture, vintage clothing, and more. The sale is over 20 acres. No pets allowed.
Renninger’s Kutztown Antique and Collector’s Extravaganza
April 29 – 30, and June 24 – 25, 2022
740 Noble St., Kutztown, Pennsylvania
“Early Buyer Admission,” Friday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., $10
Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., free
Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., free
Renninger’s Kutztown hosts a flea market extravaganza three times a year, April, June, and September. The Extravaganza is set up behind Renninger’s Antique & Farmer’s Market (open weekends), with exhibitors outside, under tents and in two 350-foot-long pavilions. The Indoor Antique Market and the Indoor Farmer’s Market are also open during the Extravaganza. Dress for all weather; the show runs rain or shine.
Shoppers may round out their weekend by attending the “Special Sunday at Renninger’s Adamstown” event, about 30 miles away from Kutztown, held on Sunday, May 1, and Sunday, June 26, 5 a.m. (outdoor and pavilions) and 7:30 a.m. for the rest. Free parking and free admission. And smaller events and more specialized events are held at all three of Renninger’s locations in Kutztown, Adamstown, and Mt. Dora, Florida. Check the Renninger’s website for all events and shows.
What Cheer Flea Market
Keokuk County Fairgrounds, 13061 170th St., What Cheer, Iowa
May 6 – May 8, 2022
Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday admission, $5
Friday and Saturday admission, $3
Sunday admission, free
The three-times-a year What Cheer Flea Market is listed as one of the 11 “don’t miss flea markets” in the Midwest. It offers a variety of antiques, collectibles, furniture, midcentury modern, shabby chic, vintage jewelry, clothing, toys, advertising, glassware, postcards, baseball cards, comics, stamps, coins, military memorabilia, tools, primitives, and much more.
Brimfield Antique Flea Market
May 10 – 15, 2022
6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lots of walking! 5,000 dealers stretched along in 21 fields along one mile of Route 20 in Brimfield, Massachusetts. Believed to be the largest and oldest outdoor antiques shows in the country. Various fields may be themed to antiques and collectible categories, such as pottery and rustic furniture. The six-day event runs from Tuesday at 6 a.m. through Sunday around 3 p.m. The hours vary depending on which show field you plan to visit. There are plenty of booths to shop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the opening day (Tuesday) many booths open at 6 a.m. or earlier for early birds. The events are held rain or shine. Your best bet is to check the schedule on the website.
Shawano Wisconsin Flea Market
Shawano County Fairgrounds, 990 E. Green Bay St., Shawano, Wisconsin
Sunday markets start April 3 and run through Oct. 16, 2022, except on Labor Day Weekend when the Shawano Flea Market moves to Antigo, Wisconsin, at Langlade County Fairgrounds.
7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission, $2. No dogs allowed.
Shawano features more than 150 vendors with antiques, household goods, crafts, food, and much more.
Burton Antiques Market
Geauga County Fairgrounds, 14373 N. Cheshire St., Burton, Ohio
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Early buyer admission, $25, 8 to 10 a.m.
General admission, $10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
General admission, $5, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
More than 400 of America’s leading dealers display antiques and vintage collectibles, both outdoors in a large field and inside in nearby barns.
Fredericksburg Trade Days
355 Sunday Farms Lane, Fredericksburg, Texas
Held third Saturday weekend of every month
Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Parking, $5, good for the whole weekend
More than 350 vendors fill seven barns with antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, ranch furniture, hunting accessories, candles, unique clothing, jewelry, food, and so much more.
If you have a favorite flea market, please let us know so we can include it in our next article!