Iowa March 25, 2017
7 Amazing Flea Markets In Iowa You Absolutely Have To Visit
Visiting the flea markets and antique shows in the Midwest is a popular past time for many Iowans. These amazing flea markets are right here in our state, and they are definitely worth a visit.
1. The Dubuque Flea Market & Antique Show is held three times each year at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds.
There are two 2017 markets scheduled during the rest of this year; April 9 and October 8. It's typically open from 8am until 3pm. This is an outdoor/indoor flea market with about 150 dealers who sell crafts, antiques, collectibles, clothing, household items, and all kinds of great junk.
2. The Geneva Market at Maynes Grove is 45 min south of Mason City on Hwy 65.
You'll find vendors like the Iron Garden with incredible yard art, handmade items, and crafts. With up to 100 vendors, this flea market is worth the trip. Plan to visit the 2017 Geneva Market May 6th and 7th, Friday from 10 until 7 and Saturday from 9 until 5. The organizers of this event take great care of their customers by offering golf cart rides to the venue and sack lunches.
3. The What Cheer Flea Market is located on the main road of this small town at the Keokuk County Fairgrounds in What Cheer.
This massive flea market often has more than 500 vendors in both indoor and outdoor spaces. You can't see it all in just one day! 2017 dates for the What Cheer Flea Market are May 5, 6, and 7, August 4,5, and 6, and October 6, 7, and 8.
4. The Wapello Flea Market is held at 709 Highway 61 N.
The Wapello Flea Market offers a series of fun weekends during the most beautiful months Iowa has to offer. It's held the third weekend April to October. Plan to visit Saturday 8 am to 4 pm and Sunday from 8 am to 2 pm. There are consistently over 50 vendors who have antiques, vintage items, and even some new stuff for sale.
5. The Ladora Junque-tion Market is held at 804 Iowa Street in Ladora.
The 2017 market is scheduled for April 22 and 23 from 9 am to 4 pm. This market is a great mix of everything you expect to see at a Midwestern flea market.
6. The Barn is located at 3271 V Ave in Wellman.
Live music, great junk, vintage stuff, home decor, and over 50 vendors worth of inspiration await at The Barn flea market. Their next big event is Friday, June 9 and 10 from noon until 8pm. Their fall fair event is September 15 and 16.
7. The Rustique Flea & Vintage Marketplace is located at 1400 W 2nd Ave in Indianola.
This awesome flea market is held May 20-21, June 15-16, and September 22-23. Hours are 8am to 5pm on Saturdays and 9am to 3pm on Sundays. If architectural salvage, barn finds, beautiful junk, and tons of antiques and primitives sound inviting, this is a market you'll want to put on your calendar.
Are you ready for spring and all of the fun antiquing and junking it brings? Let us know if there’s a big flea market or antique show that we missed!