6 Must-Visit Flea Markets In Pittsburgh Where You'll Find Awesome Stuff
By Beth Price-Williams|Updated on February 24, 2023(Originally published February 19, 2023)
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
Sometimes people unknowingly discover hidden treasures at flea markets. Take a man from Philly who, upon finding a pretty cool frame with what appeared to be a replica of the Declaration of Independence, forked over $4. He returned home to discover he had an authentic document. That original copy of the Declaration of Independence auctioned for nearly $2.5 million a few years later. Who knows what hidden treasures are lurking in the many marketplaces in the Burgh and its suburbs? Search for those gems at these awesome flea markets in Pittsburgh.
If you love browsing flea markets and vintage stores, you'll be right at home in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh’s bursting with antique shops where we can discover all kinds of hidden treasures – from rare children’s books to Pittsburgh sports memorabilia. If the above list of best flea markets in Pittsburgh whet your appetite for all.the.shopping and bargain hunting, you'll be delighted to discover these antique stores in and around PGH:
Route 19 Antique Mall - Canonsburg. Known as the City of Antiques, Canonsburg is a half an hour from downtown Pittsburgh. Within this town, Route 19 Antiques is widely considered one of the best. The antique mall features vintage items from two dozen collectors and is just teeming with treasures!
Vintage Secrets Antiques Mall - Canonsburg. Another Canonsburg gem, Vintage Secrets Antiques Mall is located at 101 South Central Avenue, Canonsburg, PA, 15317. The charming antique mall features an assortment of collectibles and antiques from 35 dealers. Also in the area: Antique Center of Strabane and Where The Toys Are. This town just outside of PGH really is a treasure trove of antique shopping!
Crown Antiques and Collectibles - Pittsburgh. Carve out plenty of time for your treasure hunting adventure at Crown Antiques and Collectibles in Pittsburgh, a spectacular five-story antique shop that boasts more than four million items for sale. Whether you're on the hunt for something in particular or you're just browsing, you'll definitely need plenty of time to explore the five floors!
Wagon Wheel Antiques - Valencia. Wagon Wheel Antiques near Pittsburgh, a four-building antique mall, has been the place to go for treasure hunters, especially in search of home decor, for decades. All of the hidden treasures tucked within the four buildings of this antique mall, a popular spot since it opened in 1972. It's also home to more than 20 antique dealers!