Connecticut July 17, 2016
9 Must-Visit Flea Markets In Connecticut Where You’ll Find Awesome Stuff
Connecticut is not only home to an antiques capital, but we also have some pretty great flea markets! So whether you’re searching for the last claw foot to restore an old tub or a totally unique dresser from decades past, these flea markets have a little bit of everything. Not to mention the fact that summer and fall are their best seasons, so get going!
1. Elephant's Trunk Country Flea Market (New Milford)
This is the largest weekly flea market in the New England area! Check this place out every Sunday for a high volume of antiques and collectibles.
2. Fairfield Warde High School Flea Market (Fairfield)
Between April and October, every third Sunday the high school PTA sponsors a flea market. Large vendors combine with local parents cleaning out their garages, making this one truly unique.
3. Wright's Barn & Flea Market (Torrington)
You can shop from a number of vendors year-round inside of this historic barn. Hooray for indoor flea markets!
4. Mansfield Drive-in Theatre & Marketplace (Mansfield)
One of a few drive-ins still operating, you can find cool stuff here on the weekends and also catch current in-theatre films! Plus the items are sold inside and out, letting you escape the heat as needed.
5. Maplewood Indoor Flea Market (New Milford)
Open year round on Saturdays and Sundays, go here if you're looking for less expensive and slightly more modern finds. They're a little smaller than some of the others, but they're also less crowded, which means less competition for you!
6. Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Old Fashioned Flea Market (Norwalk)
Sitting on the lawn of a historic mansion, this flea market has unique finds and exciting views of Connecticut's past. Shopping for antiques here feels super authentic.
7. Ideal's Flea Market (Plantsville)
These small vendors come with pretty cool personal collections, and are often joined by local residents looking to part with some attic contents. You never know what you'll find out here!
8. Woodbury Antiques & Flea Market (Woodbury)
Every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine, this place also doubles as a farmer's market. Spend the whole day here and you'll walk away with farm fresh produce and some incredible accent pieces.
9. Bethlehem Indoor Flea Market (Bethlehem)
Open on Fridays and Saturdays, this heated venue can be enjoyed even in the cold of winter. Its super organized locale makes finding what you need a cinch.
Like I said, it’s not just flea markets! If you’re looking for more places to find super cool items, pay a visit to these
antique shops in Connecticut. They’re full of treasures!