We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Depot Antique Mall (709 N Lamar Blvd., Oxford)
A favorite among locals, this antique mall features more than 100 booths full of authentic antiques and collectibles. While visiting, be sure to check out the Oxford Trading Post. Housed in the same building, it’s home to the state's largest selection of artifacts. The Depot Antique Mall is open Monday through Sunday, from 9:30 am - 6 pm.
2. Canton Flea Market (3332 N Liberty St., Canton)
Twice a year, in May and October, the Canton Flea Market is held on the lawn of the city’s historic courthouse. The event attracts more than a thousand vendors and over 100,000 visitors from across the country. The impressive flea market has even been named one of the "Top Twenty Events in the Southeast."
3. Tupelo Flea Market and Craft Show (1879 N. Coley Rd., Tupelo)
Held the first and third weekend of each month, this gigantic indoor flea market is definitely one of the most impressive in the state. Be sure to check the
flea market’s website
before your visit – some weekends feature additional events, such as the Boat, RV, and ATV Show and Gun and Knife Show.
4. Hillbilly Mall (406 Adams St., Booneville)
Open Monday through Saturday, from 9 am – 5 pm, this indoor flea market features 72 booths. Among the variety of merchandise, you’ll find furniture, antiques, collectibles, home decorations, flowers, baby items, anniversary and birthday items, glassware, tools, electronics, games, and more.
5. Antique Mall (1411 Roebuck Drive, Meridian)
Home to 34 dealers, the Antique Mall of Meridian boasts an impressive collection of period and country antiques, pottery, lamps, collectibles, glassware, advertising items, and Mississippi-made candles and soap. Visit the mall Monday through Saturday, from 9 am - 5 pm.
6. Ripley’s First Monday Trade Days and Flea Market (10590 Highway 15 S., Ripley)
This enormous sale encompasses 50 acres and features 1100 vendors, selling a variety of merchandise. The expansive grounds also include dining facilities, electrical hookups, dump station, showers, laundry room, table rental, TV cable hookup, golf cart rentals, early morning church services, and "good old Southern Hospitality." This incredible sale is held the weekend before the first Monday of each month.
7. Flea Market & RV Park at Menge (8095 Menge Ave., Pass Christian)
The largest flea market on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, you’ll find quite the variety of merchandise at this market – from produce and plants to antiques and furniture. And since there’s a concession stand, you can grab a bite to eat without missing out on any deals. This flea market is open every weekend, rain or shine.
8. Central Mississippi Flea Market (113 North Natchez St., Kosciusko)
The Central Mississippi Flea Market takes up 17,000 square feet and includes 52 vendors. Merchandise includes, but is not limited to, antiques, vintage glassware and china, old signs, bottles, vintage ephemera, tools, and, "rusted gold," all of which can be perused year-round, Wednesday through Saturday.
9. Rebecca Rose Flea Market and Boutique (815 Highway 49 S., Richland)
Encompassing 7,000 square feet, this family-owned flea market boasts an impressive variety. Extremely well-organized, you’ll have no problem looking through the merchandise, which includes antiques, collectibles, crafts, jewelry, china, name brand clothing and accessories, military items, furniture, and more. Visit this Richland gem Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 am – 4:30pm.
10. Trade Days LLC (3064 Highway 80 East, Pearl)
Pearl’s oldest and largest flea market is open seven days a week, and since it includes both indoor and outdoor space, weather is never an issue. Occupying a total of seven acres, this flea market features a variety of items, including antiques, collectibles, jewelry, home décor, fresh produce, and more. Trade Days is open every Saturday, from dusk until dawn.
11. The Lucky Rabbit (217 Mobile Street, Hattiesburg)
Held in downtown Hattiesburg, The Lucky Rabbit is a monthly sale that takes place only four days a month - the first Thursday through Saturday of each month. The one-of-a-kind market features two floors of antiques, furniture, crafts, and other unique items, making it easy to see why it’s one of the city’s most anticipated events.
12. Riverside Furniture and Antique Flea Market (300 Highland St., New Albany)
Selling "just about anything that can be found around the house," Riverside Furniture and Antique Flea Market is filled with treasures just waiting to be discovered. From antiques and furniture to books and glassware – the possibilities are virtually endless. The charming shop is open every day except Wednesday and Sunday, from 9 am – 5 pm.
13. The Krazy Daisee (871 Highway 11, Petal)
As unique as its name, this one-of-a-kind flea market spans 12,000 square feet and features all sorts of goodies. Whether you’re searching for treasures for your home, décor for your garden, or stylish clothing and accessories, you’ll find it at this amazing shop. Visit The Krazy Daisee Thursday through Saturday, from 9 am – 6 pm.
Have you found any treasures at the places listed above? Have another flea market to add to this list? Tell us in the comments section.