Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Feast For the Senses in Florida

May 23, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

What’s located halfway between Tampa and Orlando, FL, and accessible to everyone, every weekend, all year long? It’s the International Market World in Auburndale! With an enormous 1,200+ vendor spaces, this market has everything a shopper or vendor could possibly desire. Food concessions at the market are a huge shopper draw, and while the shoppers come in droves, they fill the aisles of covered and field spaces, looking for bargains of all kinds.  Farmer’s market fresh produce to prepared foods, to gifts and souvenirs, tools,... 

County Line Flea & Trade

May 18, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Open year round, the Warren, MI, based County Line Flea and Trade Center is an indoor market with over 300 dealer spaces and a ton of shoppers looking for deals. Merchandise includes tools, retro goods, vintage clothes and home goods, as well as brand new products and antiques of all kinds. A landmark in Warren, the flea market has been in the same location for over 35 years.  The vendors throughout the market are known for their friendly disposition and willingness to make the shoppers feel welcome. Many vendors are long-time market fans who decided... 

Luke’s Town & Country Flea

May 16, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Do you feel like setting up shop at an old fashioned flea market, set on 13 sprawling acres in Kentucky? Then you’re looking for Luke’s Town & Country Flea Market, located in Greenville, KY. Greenville has a history of holding a market or a trade day since back in the 1920′s, but in 1979, Luke & Carla Robinson made it official when they opened up shop.  Luke’s life-long passion for collecting and picking was what first started the idea for the market, and many items from his 30+ years in the business are on display... 

Kiss The Armadillo at Bussey’s

May 11, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Have you ever given a kiss to an armadillo? How about a 12′ long, 5′ high armadillo statue? Well, if you’re heading out to the San Antonio/Schertz, TX, area, you can stop into Bussey’s Flea Market and scratch that particular item off of your bucket list! Bussey’s Market was first opened back in 1978 by Mr. H.P. Bussey as a venue with just 120 vendor spaces. Over time, the market grew to over 500 spaces, and was sold to a limited partnership, including Mr. Harold Smith, who continues as the market’s General Manager... 

City of Bowie 2nd Monday Trade Days

May 9, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Since 1890, the City of Bowie, TX, has been offering residents, vendors and visitors a chance to trade a mule, buy a horse, get a bite to eat, and browse through the aisles of a huge market to their heart’s content.  Although there is a lot less horse and mule trading going on in the 21st century, the market is still chock full of fun and is an amazing source for everything from apparel, crafts, and antiques to video games and cell phone accessories. You can also still get a great snack or a meal from one of the outstanding food vendors who... 

Friendship Flea Announces June Date

May 4, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Indiana residents and vendors, grab your calendars and mark off June 10-18, 2017, because the Friendship Flea is coming back! Held twice a year in June and September, the Friendship Flea is Indiana’s most unique antiques and flea market!  With 500 vendor spaces, this event is chock-a-block full of fun and entertainment- not to mention shoppers and deals. Known throughout Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky, this market is the place to be come June.  Featuring vendors of every possible description, a wide variety of dining options, plus RV and... 

IAFE Seminars For Online Learning

May 2, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The International Association of Fairs & Expositions has announced a brand new roster of continuing education seminars – now to be made available online at the Association’s website, The first seminar, focusing on planning Agricultural Competitive events, will be held the first week of May, with another online event, concerning Venue Lightning Safety, taking place the second week of May. Geared towards market and swap meet owners and managers, these webinars will cover details and information that are of critical... 

Biker’s Best Friend: Ride Eazy

April 18, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Supplier Zone

Harris Mohammed is no stranger to a flea market or swap meet booth — in fact, he still sells regularly at many motorcycle and motocross racing events. Why? Mohammed’s line of trendy and stylish motorcycle helmets, boots and gloves are a sure seller at motorsports events, and in addition to selling the products wholesale, he likes to keep his hand in the retail side, too. “The half helmets are a best seller for me,” Mohammed explains, “The boots and the gloves are primarily for racing, and the half helmets focus on the cruiser... 

Pacific Vineland Swap: Open Air Success

April 18, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

When was the last time you went to a drive-in theater during the day? Well, for a lot of shoppers and vendors in City of Industry, California, the answer is, “today.”  According to Melissa Murphy of the Pacific Vineland Swap Meet, the City of Industry location first opened up their lot back in 1985. When the company owners, Pacific Theatres, realized they could use the giant property during the day as well as at night for the drive-in, the idea for the swap was born, and they haven’t looked back. Open 7 days/ week, the market... 

The World At Your Feet: Asia America Trade Show

April 13, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Heading to Miami Beach is always a pleasure, but when you’re heading there to take part in the Asia America Wholesale Trade Show, the trip is even sweeter. Located just steps away from the world-class beaches, hotels and restaurants, the Asia America Trade Show has been welcoming buyers from over 40 countries for many successful years. Show owner Michael Finocchiaro and his team have over thirty years of experience in the wholesale tradeshow business, and are proud to be presenting the Asia America show for the 8th year. “We have developed... 

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