The 12 Best Flea Markets In New York CityFebruary 28, 2013 No Comments
Bargain hunters all over the New York City know where to go to find the best deals on unique vintage and antique items.
They make their rounds to their favorite vendors and see what’s new each week, either leaving empty-handed, or grinning ear to ear with a long lost treasure.
We’ve scouted out the 12 best flea markets in New York that can make anyone an A-list bargain spotter.
Artists & Fleas
Where it is: 88 Tenth Avenue, Manhattan, and 70 Seventh Street, Brooklyn
When it is: Sat. and Sun., 10am-7pm
What you’ll find: Artists & Fleas was co-founded by Amy Abrams and Ronen Glimer. It’s a weekend market with locations in Williamsburg and Chelsea Market that brings together the vintage and the contemporary designed by a number of local artists and designers. You’ll find anything from jewelry to accessories to bicycle parts to home decor.
Where it is: One Hanson Place, Brooklyn
When it is: Sat. and Sun., 10am-5pm
What you’ll find: While the flea market is usually outside, they move their location to the former Williamsburg Savings Bank at One Hanson Place during the winter. Founded in April 2008, Brooklyn Flea features hundreds of vendors every weekend selling antique and repurposed furniture, vintage clothing, collectibles, and handmade jewelry, art, and crafts by local artisans and designers. They also sell freshly made food.
Chelsea Antiques Garage
Where it is: 112 West 25th Street, Manhattan
When it is: Sat. and Sun., 9am-5pm
What you’ll find: Part of the Annex/Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market (HKFM) triad of markets, the Chelsea Antiques Garage has been open every weekend since 1994. Hundreds of vendors sell their wares on two floors of an indoor parking garage. It may seem a bit sketchy at first when you enter the dimly lit covered garage, but you can find things here that aren’t available anywhere else, which definitely makes it worth a visit.