Even with a plethora of e-commerce sites and antique stores, the best of antiques and vintage treasures come from the local flea markets across the world. Though this is the era of modernization, treasure seekers and bargain hunters will still go to flea markets. Sellers come from all over visit these markets, offering you the best of things.
To experience the best flea market, Brooklyn is your destination. You will come across medieval furniture, artsy handicrafts and vintage clothes. Smorgasburg is one of the best place for food where you will be able to sample food from hundreds of food trucks providing you with the most fantastic delicacies.
Lakewood 400 Antiques Market
Lakewood Antiques Market will offer you with a lot of mid-century electronic appliances, rich fabrics and merchandise and some toys too. You might come across some fascinating things dating back to the Civil War times such as uniforms, caps, medals and trophies.
Brimfield Antique Show & Flea Market
This flea market is known for its traditional and trendy articles. Anyone who is fascinated by antiques and vintage items should make it to this market, which stretches for over a mile. Brimfield Antique Show is a huge collection of exhibitors. It takes place three times a year.
Springfield Antique Show & Flea Market
This market will offer you a flavor of everything. From handicrafts and quilts with vintage pottery and crockery. You will also find a lot of plants, vintage clothing specially wedding dresses and repurposed jewelry. Springfield Antique Show sets up special markets thrice a year providing you additional sales and spoiling you for choices.
Randolph Street Market Festival
This market has been showcasing one of the best shows for over a few years now. It is held at the Beaux Arts Plumber’s Hall providing you with some really interesting stuff. This market is usually held around the months of May to December. It will offer you with a variety of handmade items, fashionable jewelry and clothing.
Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days
The markets here are held annually usually during the end of August. It is so compelling to see the whole town putting up with this together and having the best of times. Showcasing a mix of vintage cars and a large number of taxidermy animals.
Plucky Maidens Junk Fest
Held thrice a year, this market is a modern style gathering. It features ancient, junk and contemporary items with a touch of modern art. You might come across an old vanity that has been painted in bright colors and has shiny knobs for a girly room. These items have developed a huge fan base and people from all across the globe come to these flea markets.
Renninger’s Antique Center and Farmer’s Flea Market
Mount Dora, Fla.
This market is really huge and set up every week with over hundreds of stalls. On visiting these stalls you will come across antiques and vintage items such as old television sets or antique statues. This will give you a feeling of old-world charm. Three times a year, the market becomes the hub for a larger gathering called an Extravaganza.