15 Best Flea Markets in Alabama

  • VERONICA DELACRUZ
  • UPDATED Jul 04, 2018
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Alabama boasts of a number of flea markets and these flea markets have a wide variety of products on sale. These markets are busy and always stuffed with vendors of clothes, antiques, books etc. Most of these markets have food stalls. They cater to all economic sections, and very often host carnivals and festivals. Whenever someone visits Alabama, not taking them to these flea markets would be really unfair to them. These markets are not just a place to shop, it’s a different kind of experience altogether. Here is a list of the 15 best flea markets in Alabama, along with their address and timings.

1. Bessemer Flea Market

At this market, people can buy homemade goods including candles, vegetables and fresh fruits directly from the local farmers, and antique and traditional furniture and decorative items. This market is almost a decade old, and the neighborhood, as well as the vendors, is helpful and friendly. Fresh and hot street food like roasted nuts and sausages are available, and the customers can spend a pleasant evening shopping and munching. Market open: 9am to 4pm.

Location: 1013 8th Ave N Bessemer, Alabama 35020.

2. Collinsville Trade Day

It is famous for offering great discounts on household items, and fruits and vegetables. Here one can even find old magazines, vibrant t-shirts, things required for horse riding like saddles, and bridles, and livestock. All these things are available at heavy discounts, and parking facility can be availed at low prices. Market open: 4:30am to 1pm (only Saturdays).

Location: 1102 S Valley Ave, Collinsville, AL 35961, Phone: 256-524-2127

3. Cullman Flea Market

The Cullman Flea Market is housed within a building that looks like a warehouse, which is simple on the outside, but the inside reveals a huge shopping place, densely populated by booths and vendors. A wide range of products are available in the market. This range covers clothes, furniture items, jewelry, home décor items and toys. There is also a food corner in this market, which sells burgers fries and other local food items. Market open: 8am to 4pm (Only weekends). 

Location: 415 Lincoln Ave SW, Cullman, AL 35057, Phone: 256-739-0910 

4. Dixie Land Flea and Farmers Market

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This market is located in Harpersville, Alabama, near Highway 25. A wide variety of goods are available for sale in this market, including fresh produce, antiques, clothes, home décor items, tools and groceries.  This market also has small snack bars all over. Market open: 12 noon to 6pm (Fridays) and 8am to 5pm (Weekends).

Location: 33985, Highway 25 Harpersville

5. Eastbrook Flea Market

Unlike most flea markets which are open mostly on weekends, this market is open on all days. This market boasts of more than 300 vendors selling antique goods, ld books, home furniture, groceries and clothes. Market open: 10am to 6pm (Monday to Friday), 9am to 6pm  (Saturday) and 12:30pm to 4:30pm (Sundays).

Location: 425, Coliseum Blvd, Montgomery

6. Flea Market Mobile

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This market has more than 800 vendors, six stands where food and snacks can be got at concessional rates, and has all facilities like bathrooms, ATMs, and security provisions. It also has no entry fees and also has free parking. Products like vintage clothes, antiques and delicate and classy chinaware, handcrafted wooden pieces and unique gift items are available in this market at reasonable rates. Market open: 9am to 5pm (Only saturdays and sundays)

Location: 401, Schillinger Rd N

7. Foley Indoor Flea Market

This Market is home to some unique pieces of treasure available all around Alabama. The products range from candle holders made of seashells to other handmade gift items and home décor items. Clothes, antiques, toys etc. are also available for sale.  It has over 175 vendors selling these items.

Location: 14809, Alabama 59, Foley

8. Galaxy Flea Market

Although it is an indoor, closed space, one can find here new as well as old clothes, books, antiques, candle stands, decorative items, toys and gifts. This market has something for all age groups. Some compare their experience of shopping here to shopping in garage sales. The only difference perhaps is the wide availability of food stalls. Market open: 8am to 4pm (Only weekends)

Location: 9010 E, 2nd St, Leighton

9. Gillespie’s Flea Market

The Gillespie’s Flea Market is visited repeatedly because of their unique and out of the box items and antiques. They are constantly changing the items available and therefore the customers will never be left wanting of new designs and styles. Products sold here include antique furniture, home goods, décor items and clot. Market open: 9am to 3pm (Wednesdays and Thursdays), 9am to 4pm (Fridays), 8am to 5pm (Saturdays).

Location: 20610, AL-24, Trinity

10. Hamby Mill Flea Market

This market showcases the products of over 80 vendors, in two large buildings. Things that are available include furniture, old and new clothes, antiques, home decoration items, hand crafted items, books and stationary. Market open: 9am to 5pm (Saturdays and Sundays).

Location: 465, Co Rd 30, Bremen

11. Hidden Treasures Antiques and Flea Market

This beautiful market has products that suit all economic ranges in Alabama. The market has a amiable arrangement that is great for walking around and shopping. In accordance the name, its hidden treasures include vintage mismatched china plates,, coca-cola signs, framed artwork, various collectible figures, etc.Market open: 10am to 4pm (Tuesday to Saturday).

Location: 1120, 1110 W Main St, Centre

12. Junebugg’s Flea and Antique Mall

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At Junebugg’s, visitors have to have the patience to look through a number of items. There is a high possibility that, with a little patience and perseverance, they can find some truly delightful treasures, handmade items, and preserved antiques. Books, Cds, souvenirs and electronic items are also available. Market open: 9am to 6pm (Monday to Saturday) and 1pm to 6pm (Sundays).

Location: 1302 E, Highland Ave, Selma

13. Lee County Flea Market

This market has the distinct repute of being the biggest flea market outdoors in the whole of Eastern Alabama. This is mostly an open air market, with a small covered area.  Snack areas are also present, where customers can buy street food, while shopping. This way the customers can enjoy the best of both worlds. Market open: 6am to 6pm (Only weekends).

Location: 201, Lee Rd 379, Smiths Station

14. Limestone Flea Market

Limestone Flea Market has craft items, fresh produces and food items available. homemade soaps, books, flowers and furniture are also available. customers can buy them first hand or second hand. This is an interesting place with the potential of keeping customers engaged and entertained. Market open: 9am to 5pm (Only Weekends).

Location: 30030, US-72, Madison

15. Longleaf Antique and Flea Mall

Longleaf Antique and Flea Mall is spread over a large space and is housed in to buildings. It has over 200 booths and over 100 vendors offering their items for sale. The specialty of this market is that all home related items are available here. The market is popular for its furnitures, antique jewelleries, handmade quilts, clothes and other handmade products. These items are available, but it is a possibility that the customers will have to go through huge piles and go by a number of vendors before finding exactly what you need, the items are also reasonably priced. Market open: 10am to 6pm (Monday to Saturday), 1pm to 6pm (Sunday). 

Location: 591, Alex City Shopping Center, Alexander City

To conclude, a number of items are available in the flea markets in Alabama. One only has to go there and look, and one may find the perfect home décor item, or the most fresh fruits and vegetables, straight from the farm of local peasants. Every item here is unique and has a story- one only has to ask.

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