Between visits to the pumpkin patch and touring local haunts, make time in your calendar this fall for some flea market shopping. These open air markets are making the most of the brisk season with curated dealers, special events and more. Let me know where you’re headed in the comments.
Nashville Flea Market in Nashville, Tennessee
The Nashville Flea Market is a standby favorite, always open for shopping on the fourth weekend of every month. Be sure to stop by this month for their Fall Fest. September 23-25, this market is going to be a cornucopia of fall goodies. Check out their VIP status for shopping previews and discounts.
Plan Your Visit: Market Fall Fest hours are: Friday, September 23 from 8am to 5pm; Saturday, September 24 from 7am to 6pm; and Sunday, September 25 from 7am to 4pm. The market is located at the Fairgrounds, 625 Smith Avenue in Nashville.
Florida Marine Flea Market in West Palm Beach, Florida
The 8th Annual Florida Marine Flea Market is also the weekend of September 23-25. What makes this West Palm Beach flea market more interesting is the seafood festival that’s part of it. Enjoy the fresh catch of the day, wildlife art, as well as dealers with new and used marine accessories, nautical hardware, clothes and more.
Plan Your Visit: Head to the South Florida Fairgrounds at 9067 Southern Bulevard in West Palm Beach. Open September 23-25 from 9am to 6pm.
Round Top Antiques Market in Carmine, Texas
Consider this the Brimfield of the South. Round Top Antiques Market is where you go find beautifully, selected vintage goods. Antique Week is September 26 through October 1st which is just enough time to get through the vast selection of dealers. Get VIP early access if you’re serious about shopping because this market is packed with savvy scavengers not afraid to get into a bidding war.
Plan Your Visit: Strategize your game plan before heading to one day or the whole week of this market. Located at 475 Texas Highway 237 South in Carmine.
San Diego Vintage Flea Market in San Diego, California
The San Diego Vintage Flea Market is truly a treasure. Pick up everything from Mid-century Modern furniture to rockabilly clothing to kitchy tiki goods. Pencil in a stop to this market on Sunday, November 6. This juried market is curated so you won’t come across the same thing twice.
Plan Your Visit: Get your holiday shopping done early on Sunday, November 6. San Diego Vintage Flea Market is located at 2475 Grand Avenue in San Diego.
Wheaton Haunted Halloween Flea Market in Wheaton, Illinois
Think of this flea market as a Halloween festival for adults. Along with antiques, folk art, housewares, collectibles—there will be hay rides and a costume contest. Fill up on hot cider and candy corn as you peruse over a hundred vendors and their wares on Saturday, October 22.
Plan Your Visit: This flea market lasts till midnight on Saturday, October 22nd. It’s located at DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road in Wheaton.