10 Must-Visit Flea Markets Around Minneapolis Where You'll Find Awesome Stuff
By Meg Archer|Updated on March 05, 2023(Originally published February 28, 2023)
Meg Archer is an Editor & Newsletter Editor who has called Oregon home for nearly 30 years. She spent her childhood exploring the mountains, forests, and high desert of Central Oregon before relocating to Portland after a brief stint out-of-state for college. She holds an B.A. in English from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo and a B.S. in Psychology from Portland State University. Meg has worked in writing, editing, and media-related fields for over 10 years and joined the team at OnlyInYourState in 2015. When she’s not writing or exploring the West Coast, Meg enjoys playing tabletop games, working on visual media projects, and can always be found in the front row at Portland Timbers matches.
Minnesota has some of the best antique shops in the entire country, but there’s nothing quite like finding a fantastic little trinket at a fun, funky flea market! Whether it’s a massive gathering of vendors or just a few select sellers, there are tons of awesome events and cool shops that set up their wares for curious collectors. Here are some of the best flea markets around Minneapolis that will certainly liven up your style when you’re looking for something new-to-you!
These spots can’t be beat when it comes to offering one-of-a-kind wares. We can’t wait to find our next treasure! Have you been to any of these flea markets? What other places would you add to this list of the best flea markets around Minneapolis? Mention them in the comments.
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What are some of the best antique stores around Minneapolis?
For those who love antiques and vintage goods, here are some of the best antique stores around Minneapolis:
Antiques Bel Air-Lowry Hill on Hennepin Ave. in Minneapolis is located close to the Walker Arts Center. Find high-end antiques and sterling silver here.
Architectural Antiques on Quincy Street in Minneapolis offers one-of-a-kind home decor items including stained glass.
Loft Antiques on W. 50th Street in Minneapolis has three floors filled with everything from glassware and pottery to vintage fabrics and sterling silver.
Southside Vintage & Quality Goods on E. 42nd Street in Minneapolis offers vintage furnture as well as home decor.
Victory Vintage on W. 44th Street in Minneapolis is almost like a flea market where customers can find jewelry, furniture, collectibles, and so much more.
What are some of the best thrift stores around Minneapolis?
For good deals, here are some of the best thrift stores around Minneapolis:
St. Vincent de Paul on 12th Ave S. in Minneapolis helps those who are poverty-stricken through the sale of used goods and clothing.
Assistance League Thrift Shop on Penn Ave S. in Minneapolis sells used clothing, furniture, home goods, and more. Sales benefit local charities.
Old School by Steeple People on Nicollet Ave. in Minneapolis sells affordable used clothing and household items and donates proceeds to local charities.
Hidden Treasures Thrift Store on Pentagon Drive in St. Anthony helps those in recovery through the sale of donated goods.
Arc’s Value Village Thrift Store & Donation Center on Penn Ave. in Richfield sells clothing, books, movies, clothing, accessories, home goods, and more. Proceeds go to help those with disabilities.
Rewind on Johnson Street in Minneapolis sells vintage clothing as well as accessories. Customers can also find some newer items here as well.
The Cat and the Cobra on N. 2nd Street in Minneapolis sells a wide variety of vintage clothing.
What are some of the most unique shops around Minneapolis?
Here are some of the most unique shops around Minneapolis:
I Like You on Johnson Street NE in Minneapolis is a gift shop that sells unique cards, jewelry, t-shirts, kitchen items, wall art, and more.
Patina - S Mpls on W. 50th St. W. in Minneapolis sells an eclectic mix of books, jewelry, candles, and home decor. There are actually eight locations of this particular store around the Twin Cities.
ZRS Fossils & Gifts on Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis is a rock shop that also sells fossils along with minerals, crystals, and sculptures.