Here in the Sunshine State, we love a good bargain, and it’s never too hard to find one for those who know where to look. Flea markets like these are a good place to start, or at least a fun weekend distraction.
1. Red Barn Flea Market
Red Barn in Bradenton has been family owned and operated since 1981. You'll find 145,000 square feet, 80,000 of which is air-conditioned, with fresh produce, food courts, and over 600 booths.
2. Fleamasters Fleamarket
At 400,000 square feet, this mega market in Ft. Myers is the biggest flea market in southwest Florida. With over 900 stores, you'll need a whole weekend to explore everything in this place.
3. Daytona Flea & Farmers Market
Daytona Beach's famous flea market has over 1,000 booths and millions of visitors a year. If the shopping isn't enough, it also hosts tons of monthly events, including a car show.
4. Renninger's Twin Markets
This impressive market is on over 117 acres in Mount Dora. The twin in the name refers to the fact they offer the typical flea market fare as well as vintage and antique goods. Keep an eye out for special events and entertainment on their website.
5. Wagon Wheel Flea Market
Wagon Wheel in Pinellas County started with one man selling things he fixed on the side of the road in 1966 and is now home to more than 2,000 vendors.
6. International Market World
This market in Auburndale has the usual produce and tons of vendors you expect at a flea market, plus free shows and live alligators. We have to give it bonus points for originality.
7. Bargain Town Flea Market
Bargain Town in Homestead, FL, is not just your average flea market, it has awesome, authentic food and fun for the whole family.
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