Sunday, April 23, 2017

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... 

NFMA Conference Showcases a Healthy Industry

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

With more than 100 different markets and swap meets represented at their annual conference in Las Vegas in February 2017, the National Flea Market Association (NFMA) is celebrating the strength and excitement of a healthy industry. “This was certainly one of the best conferences we’ve had,” says Ben Campen, NFMA President, “The quality of the markets represented and the quality of the speakers and presenters, plus the variety of all the attendees, it all added up to a great event.” Now in the second year of his presidency... 

Treasures At Escondido World Marketplace

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

Are you feeling hungry? Well, then you might want to step out to the Escondido World Marketplace in Escondido, CA! With over a dozen restaurants, snack bars, and a huge selection of farmer’s market produce offerings, this marketplace has a treat for every palate! In addition to having fantastic food and farm-to-table foods, the Escondido World Marketplace has been a fixture in these parts for more than 40 years. Offering both permanent building spaces, open field shaded and unshaded spaces, vendors are free to rent spaces by the day, and may... 

Comicon Houston Comes to Traders Village

April 3, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

If you’re a comic book fan, or if you sell comic book and superhero related collectibles, you won’t want to miss booking your space for the 2nd annual Traders Village Houston Comicon, coming up on April 29 & 30, 2017. Building on the success of last year’s events, Traders Village managers are bringing back the popular weekend. With events including live music, guest appearances by famous actors and actresses, Visit With A Comic Book, roving talent acts, and licensed Sci Fi and Cosplay dealers and artists, the event is sure... 

SJT Finds Success at ASD Marketweek

March 31, 2017 by tracyb  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

ASD Marketweek recently concluded a successful start to the 2017 trade show season. From March 19th – March 22nd ASD hosted over 45,000 total attendees from over 92 countries at the Las Vegas Convention Center. SJT Enterprises, a longtime exhibitor at ASD Marketweek, reports a busy and successful show for retailers and exhibitors alike. SJT Enterprises specializes in economical wooden plaques and décor that are handmade in the United States. Tim Smith, president of SJT, says this show was one of their best ever. “The show started out slowly... 

Treasure Aisles and Caesar Creek Host Two Parties – No Foolin’!

March 24, 2017 by mbrophy  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

The Flea Markets of Treasure Aisles and Caesar Creek are springing into the first weekend of April with two special Birthday Parties. Each party is celebrating the arrival of their new, full- sized character mascots — and you’re invited! Saturday, 11:30am, April 1st — Party starts at Treasure Aisles Flea Market in Monroe. Sunday, 11:30am, April 2nd — Party continues at Caesar Creek Flea Market in Wilmington. Come meet our new Mystery Mascots, enjoy musical entertainment, Cincinnati Circus Performers, Big Chair photos, prizes and give-a-ways... 

Collectibles are HOT

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

What’s big and old and tells a bunch of fantastic stories? It’s the Medina Flea Market of Collectables! Celebrating their 40th year in 2017, the market is usually held on the  3rd Sunday of every month, and was begun with the goal of providing a fun and enjoyable place for people to meet and trade or display their collections. Since their beginning, the market has grown and expanded and now contains a huge selection of on-trend collectibles, everything from vintage lunch boxes to furniture to estate jewelry and classic gas station advertising... 

Spring Into the Sandwich Bazaar

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

Cape Cod’s premier Flea Market, the Sandwich Flea, is also known to the locals as the Sandwich Bazaar.  As a seasonally targeted market, this family friendly location opens its doors each April, operating every Wednesday from April 26 through October 25 for this year, and will add in extra Sunday sales events from June 18 to September 3rd Although vendor reservations are not required, they are encouraged. This busy market fills up quickly, so getting your company name on the list will help secure a sweet spot for you come Springtime!  The... 

Springfield Antique & Flea

March 7, 2017 by LisaE  
Filed under Flea Market & Swap Meet News

When CNN® takes note of your market, we here at the Merchandiser think that it’s safe bet to say that you’re doing ok. In 2012 when the news organization pulled together their round-up of the best flea markets in the USA, the Springfield Antique Show & Flea ranked at #4. With crowds topping over 20,000 shoppers attending their extravaganza events, and dealers and vendors from across the entire globe, this market event is a true national treasure.  Located at the Clark County Fairgrounds on a 130 acre parcel of land, the market... 

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