Cleveland March 16, 2017
9 Amazing Flea Markets In Cleveland You Absolutely Have To Visit
The charm of a well-stocked flea market is one of the coolest ways to shop. From rare antiquities to secondhand goods and handmade crafts, browsing the wares of a good flea market is an unbeatable experience. Cleveland and the surrounding area are home to many fantastic markets that feature a wide array of great treasures just waiting to be discovered.
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1. The Cleveland Flea (3615 Superior Ave)
Holding firm to its title as the city's most famous flea market, the Cleveland Flea has long been one of the best spots in northeast Ohio to browse everything from antiques to vintage toys and memorabilia. Every visit is a little different thanks to the wide array of vendors and stalls that rotate in and out over the course of the season, so a return trip is a must.
2. Cleveland Bazaar
Formerly known as Cleveland's Bizarre Bazaar, the unusual goodies for sale at this independent arts and antiques market make for a truly fascinating and offbeat flea market experience. From unique crafts to outlandish antiques, you've never shopped at a flea market quite like this one before. The most bizarre thing about this bazaar? The location changes each time it's open.
3. Berea Flea Market (19201 Bagley Road, Berea)
Located within the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds just outside the Forest City, the Berea Flea Market is a combination indoor and outdoor market that is one of the biggest in the state. There's no shortage of amazing discoveries hiding in every stall, so even when the snow piles up over the fairgrounds you owe it to yourself to spend an afternoon perusing the stalls of the indoor complex.
4. Jamie's Flea Market (46388 Telegraph Rd, Amherst)
Just outside Cleveland, this 40-year-old staple is one of the best flea markets around. From the sprawling selection of vintage musical instruments to the expansive antique stalls, Jamie's truly has something to offer to every kind of flea market picker.
5. Carlisle-Township Flea Market (430 Oberlin Elyria Rd, Elyria)
This year-round market in Elyria is one of the biggest indoor flea market spaces on the North Coast. You can find every kind of antiquity, toy, or any other type of curiosity hidden among its numerous stalls.
6. Shops at the Evaporator Works (51 S Main St, Hudson)
The wide selection of independently operated vendor stalls that make up the flea market at the Evaporator Works offer an exciting variety of goods new and old.
7. Peninsula Flea at Heritage Farms (6050 Riverview Road, Peninsula)
One of the most interesting and upscale flea markets you'll ever see, Peninsula Flea hosts several local artisans and other craftsmen offering handmade goods along with vintage flea market antiquities. From spring to early fall, be sure to mark off the first Saturday of each month to visit the exotic wares of Peninsula Flea.
8. Blue Sky FAF Flea Market (959 Broad St, Wadsworth)
Located within one of northeast Ohio's only remaining drive-in theaters, this outdoor spot has tons of unique goods and interesting antiques. At only 75 cents per car, there are few better and cheaper ways to spend an afternoon.
9. Middlefield Flea Market (15848 Nauvoo Rd # A, Middlefield)
This huge indoor/outdoor complex combines a flea market with a weekly auction house. There's nothing quite like the thrill of a bidding war with other excited buyers, so be sure to look out for the next listing.
Are there any incredible flea markets near Cleveland that we overlooked? Tell us about them in the comment section below. Happy shopping!