One of the greatest things about Kansas City is that regardless of what you seek, you can always find it here. Bargain and treasure hunters start making plans now to visit some of the best flea markets in Kansas City! If you’re looking for a unique item or collectible, new or old, you’re bound to find it at one of these amazing stores.
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1. Holy Cow Market and Music
Open every Sunday, Holy Cow offers used stereo equipment, guitars, vinyl records, collectibles, and clothing. They even have live music during shopping hours! The vibe at this market is definitely down to earth and they live up to their niche.
Holy Cow Market and Music is located at 3109 Gillham Rd., Kansas City, MO 64109.
2. Brass Armadillo Antique Store
If you’re coming out to Brass Armadillo, you may just want to clear your schedule for the day. This 42,000 square foot warehouse holds more than 500 dealer booths for you to peruse. If you’re on the look for something, whether old or new-ish, there’s a good chance you’ll find something of use here.
Brass Armadillo is located at 1450 Golfview Dr., Grain Valley, MO 64029.
3. Nate's Swap and Shop
There aren’t many original open-air flea markets around anymore. But if that’s what your bargain-hunting heart needs Nate’s Swap and Shop can provide with the region’s largest open-air flea market! Each weekend of the year you can find new and used deals as well as grab some grub at the food trucks that come that day.
Nate's Swap and Shop is located at 8200 E 63rd St., Kansas City, MO 64133.
4. River Market Antiques
At this 30,000 square feet, four floor store you’ll find more than 160 local dealers selling antiques as well as other collectibles and wares. Here they "recycle the past," as they call it. It is open seven days a week and is easily found just two blocks from the historic River Market district.
River Market Antiques is located at 115 W 5th St., Kansas City, MO 64105.
5. A Place in Time
If you’re out and about why not stop by A Place in Time? Their presentation is lovely and the friendly staff will always help you find something special. Their low pricing and ever changing merchandise, new and old, is sure to delight!
A Place in Time is located at 1200 W Old 56 Hwy., Olathe, KS 66061.
6. Junk Appeal
Newer to the flea scene is Junk Appeal. They describe their store as fun, funky and functional. Here you can find furniture, home décor, collectables, and repurposed items. They also offer fun paint classes.
Junk Appeal is located at 1201 NW Woods Chapel Rd., Blue Springs, MO 64015.
7. Westport Flea Market
"The Flea" as it’s called, has been around for more than 30+ years. It offers a certain nostalgia you can’t find at other flea markets. They’ve got history under their belt and, if you can believe it, the city’s best hamburger. Yes, that’s right. They have an excellent bar and grill at this flea market! Eat and then shop your heart out.
Westport Flea Market is located at 817 Westport Rd., Kansas City, MO 64111.
8. Flea Mart
You could look for hours at Flea Mart, one of Kansas City’s largest flea markets. With over 200 booths, there will be something for everyone! They have dealers in consumer electronics, groceries, beauty supplies, Ashley furniture and so much more. Their selection is always changing and it is a central location so you can plan to make this a regular stop.
Flea Mart is located at 14300 E US Hwy. 40, Kansas City, MO 64136.
Surely out of these you now have a favorite in mind to try. Have you ever perused a flea market? What sort of treasures would you like to find?