When you need a little shopping fix but you’re short on cash, there’s nothing better than a good flea market. Whether you find a cute piece or not, sifting through racks of old clothes and crazy jewelry is half the fun.
As we head into a weekend which is definitely going to require a little retail therapy, we decided to put together a guide to some of America’s best flea markets. So click through the slideshow above for the low-down on where to shop for your next vintage gem!
The Long Beach Antique Market takes place on the 3rd Sunday of every month at the Long Beach Veterans Stadium. The prices are low and you can score some great finds, so it's well worth the trip.
Another California favorite, the Alameda Point Antiques Faire has over 800 booths with products that range from jewelry to art to books. Check it out the first Sunday of every month at 2900 Navy Way, Alameda, CA.
Located at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio, the Springfield Antique Show takes place on the third full weekend of every month except for June, July and December. One of the largest and best markets in the country, you can pretty much expect to find anything.
Started in 1972, the Georgetown Flea Market takes place every Sunday from 8am to 4pm at 1819 35th Street NW in Washington, DC.
Historically an art show for local artists, The Canton Flea Market is now a bi-yearly event that takes place on the second Thursday in May and October every year. So head on over to the Madison County Courthouse in Canton, Mississippi for a taste of one of the most famous flea markets in the U.S.
Mower's Saturday/Sunday Flea Market is an adorable market that absolutely makes a trip to Woodstock, NY necessary. The season starts in May and the market is open every weekend until November.
The Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place is, as you can probably imagine, extremely large and plays host to a variety of unique finds. So if you're in Pasadena, California on the second Sunday of the month pop over to check out the legendary spot and do a little browsing.
The Brooklyn Flea has become a popular hub for foodies and fashionistas alike. Open every weekend of the year, there's nothing stopping you from heading over for a nice browse.