Illinois February 15, 2019
5 Winter Flea Markets In Illinois To Enjoy All Season Long
For those of you who can’t get enough of shopping but have to do it on a budget, these five winter flea markets in Illinois are worth the trip. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re bound to find it at one of these shops.
From antiques to furniture to clothing, these stores are full of treasures from times long past. Check them out:
1. Edwardsville Flea Market
You'll find a little bit of everything at this year-round market. It is located at 1506 Troy Rd., Edwardsville IL 62025 and is open every day. Furniture, knick-knacks, dishes, records, vintage signs, home decor, lamps and other furnishings, and a myriad of other items abound at this store.
2. Fox Valley Flea Market
The indoor portion of this market is available throughout the year while the outdoor portion opens in April. You'll find antiques, toys, clothing, accessories, furniture, electronics, and much more. There are two locations in the state and both are open Friday through Sunday. Find them at 840 N State St., Elgin, IL 60123 and 1500 E New York St., Aurora, IL 60505.
3. Grayslake Illinois Antique & Vintage Market
Shows take place at this market one weekend each month. Just about anything you can imagine is sold here, but guests mostly come for the antiques, artwork, jewelry, collectibles, vintage jewelry, and other high-end items. The festivities take place at 1060 E Peterson Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030.
4. NFT Underground Flea Market
When it comes to winter flea markets, this one might be the biggest. Spanning more than 10,000 square feet, this year-round flea market is open the first and third Saturdays of each month. Jewelry, tools, vintage decor and products, toys, furniture, furnishings, clothing, collectibles, and a plethora of other amazing items can be found here. Find it all at 726 E Cerro Gordo St., Decatur, IL 62521.
5. Sandy Hollow Flea Market
With outdoor vendors available in the summer, this heated and air conditioned little market holds much more than you might think. Sixty dealers sell their wares inside, and you'll find treasures like clothing, electronics, toys, and many other odds and ends of things. It is open weekends only and is located at 3913 Sandy Hollow Rd., Rockford, IL 61109.
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What other winter flea markets do you love to visit? Share your favorites with us below in the comments.