Monday, October 15, 2018

A Not-To-Miss Barn Sale at Vintage Market Days

October 4, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

If you are into upscale art, antiques, and jewelry, then Vintage Market Days is the perfect market to visit. This indoor/outdoor market features original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, furniture, yummy food, and seasonal plants. For a three-day event, vendors of all kinds supply unique items for the best vintage shopping experience. Vintage Market Days will be open from October 12-14 at the Ellis Co. Expo Center in Texas. They offer an early buying event for $10 a person where people can shop all day Friday to... 

Inspiring Peace Signs from SJT Enterprises

October 4, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Surround your booth with good vibes with plaques, coasters, and magnets of painted peace artwork from SJT Enterprises. Some of the pieces feature beautiful scenery such as flowers with bees and the American flag, or uplifting quotes such as “Always in our hearts – a new star has been added to the heavens” and “Be kind – no act of kindness however small is wasted.” “SJT Enterprises is proud to introduce plaques, magnets and coasters featuring the artwork of Painted Peace by Stephanie Burgess,” Explains SJT President Tim Smith. “People... 

Bundles of Treasures at the Wagon Wheel Flea Market

October 4, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Held every Saturday and Sunday rain or shine, the Wagon Wheel Flea Market houses every goodie you can think of from fresh flowers and produce to homemade trinkets and vintage finds. If you can’t find it at the Wagon Wheel, then it probably doesn’t exist! See what treasures you can snag at their Florida location in the heart of Pinellas County. The Wagon Wheel Flea Market started as a side job with Hardy Huntley selling random items that he fixed and repurposed on the side of the road. Once Hardy found a wagon wheel to place his stuff on, that... 

The 63rd Shenandoah Antiques Expo

October 2, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Shenandoah Antiques Expo is one of the longest running quality antique shows on the East Coast and is a great day trip or weekend getaway. Located in Fishersville, Virginia, over 300 local and seasonal vendors join in this premier fall event selling items such as 18th to 19th Century American and English furniture, vintage Americana, mid-century modern items, jewelry, silver, rugs, art, and collectibles of all kinds. The Shenandoah Antiques Expo shows were started in October 1986 by Sanford and Mary Ferguson and Raymond and Martha Stokes. The... 

Pumpkins, Spice, and Everything Nice at Junktoberfest

October 2, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Nebraska’s Junktoberfest is back in town for their annual vintage and artisan market. Filled with pumpkins, spice, and everything nice, this fall fest will be held on October 20th and the 21st at the Red Willow County Fairgrounds. This market should be a top priority for all second hand and kitsch lovers and vendors. Junktoberfest’s atmosphere is always welcoming and the handmade pieces being sold by local artisans will make anyone feel right at home. Not only can one find fancy junk, collectibles, antiques, gifts, clothing, furniture, and home... 

Everything Vintage, Mid-Century, and Tribal at Santa Monica Airport Market

October 2, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Noted as one of the “Top Ten Flea Markets in America,” the Santa Monica Airport Outdoor Antique & Collectible Market is held on the first and fourth Sunday of every month from 8am-3pm. Shoppers attend this unique flea to find some of the best estate jewelry, vintage fashion dealers and contemporary designers, furniture, china, art, and so much more. You never know what you might find at this airport market, but you’re sure to come out with something amazing. Market vendors have a little bit of something for everyone with items ranging... 

United Flea Markets Acquires Rubidoux Drive-In Theatre and Swap Meet

On September 12th, United Flea Markets (UFM) announced their latest acquisition with Rubidoux Drive-In Theatre and Swap Meet in Riverside, CA. This acquisition marks UFM’s first property in California and firmly establishes the company’s nationwide presence. With its original 1948 screen tower still standing tall, The Rubidoux is the last of the classic drive-in theaters remaining in Southern California. Throughout the years, this theater has transformed into a modern outdoor area with the incorporation of FM transmitters and Technalight digital... 

Retailers Going Green by Become Secondhand Chic

September 25, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Featured, Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The ‘go green’ trend continues! After our recent article, Retail Going Green, companies continue to reduce their carbon footprint by buying back old merchandise from customers or giving away products to charity. Retail giants such as IKEA®, The North Face®, and Patagonia® are taking serious steps in reducing as much waste as possible while also maintaining customer loyalty, and they are done in super easy ways that any independent store can do. To reduce their environmental impact, the furniture company IKEA® has launched a pilot program... 

Vintage & Made Fair: Combining the Worlds of Vintage and Handmade

September 23, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Inspired by all things indie craft and vintage, Vintage & Made Fair is a semi-annual indoor and outdoor market where shoppers and vendors can share a love for antiques and handcrafted goods. Their fall fair is a two-day event held in the Dallas County Fairgrounds in IA. Goodies such as vintage home décor, jewelry, outdoor accents, seasonal flora, local eats and everything needed to create a handmade lifestyle are available at this market. Vintage & Made Fair was founded by Tricia Hall who felt there was a need in Des Moines to bring both... 

Mesa Market Celebrates Frank Luke Jr.

September 20, 2018 by krystinam  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

Calling all history lovers! Mesa Market Place Swap Meet is remembering Frank Luke, Jr. with a FREE half-day community event that will include military equipment and museum displays. Frank Luke Jr. was one of the nine children raised in Phoenix at the turn of the 20th century when the town had a population of only 1,000 residents who also won a Medal of Honor in World War I. This family-friendly event will take place from 9am to noon on Saturday, September 22nd. You can also enjoy a breakfast special while looking at all of the militaria with a downloadable... 

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