Chicago August 06, 2017
7 Must-Visit Flea Markets In Chicago Where You’ll Find Awesome Stuff
Whether you’re furnishing a new home or just love to shop, flea markets are the best places to go for amazing deals on items you’d pay an arm and a leg for elsewhere. It’s like visiting a huge yard sale with more vendors than a school bake sale!
If budget-friendly is your game, these seven amazing flea markets will be right up your alley. Check out all the details:
1. Randolph Street Market
You'll find this flea market pop up in the West Loop every once in awhile, and it has a little something for everyone. Depending on the time of year, it is held either indoors or outdoors, and you can buy anything from food to furniture. Check their
for specific dates of operation. It is located at 1340 W Washington Boulevard.
This expansive outdoor flea market has three locations in and around Chicago. It is the oldest one in the city and there are thousands of different products sold here. Basically, if you're looking to buy, someone probably has what you're looking for. The Chicago location is at 4200 S. Ashland Avenue.
3. Wheaton All Night Flea Market
On August 19, 2017, there will be a special all-night market you don't want to miss! Get a peek at some amazing folk art, housewares, farm equipment, and other hidden treasures. There will also be live music, artists, celebrities, and food vendors. If you miss out on the August market, check out the Haunted Halloween Flea Market on October 21, 2017 for frightening fun! It is located at 2015 Manchester Road in Wheaton.
4. Vintage Garage Chicago
Open on the third Sunday of each month from April through November, this Uptown market has all antique vendors. You can hunt for vintage artwork, clothing, jewelry, and handmade goods. It is one of the most popular flea markets in the city and even hosts a holiday sale! Go to 5051 N Broadway for all the best deals.
5. Maxwell Street Market
You could spend an entire Sunday morning shopping and eating your way through this deal lover's paradise! Vendors sell just about everything from tasty treats to wonderful little treasures. You'll be attracted by the smells of food trucks, but will stay for all the unique items you can buy. Stop by 800 S Desplaines Street to check it out.
6. Wolf's Flea Market
Shoppers can visit this flea market in both Rosemont and Palatine in July and August. The Rosemont one takes place in the Allstate Arena parking lot on Sundays from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. You'll find a mix of new and antique merchandise such as clothing, fine jewelry, furniture, produce, and more. Check it out at 6920 N Mannheim Road in Rosemont.
7. Kane County Flea Market
Known as one of the best flea markets in the Midwest, antiques and other collectibles abound at this popular shopping spot. On the first full weekend of every month, you can shop to your heart's content. Parking is free but there is a $5 admission fee. You can find it at 525 S Randall Road in Saint Charles.
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