15 Best Flea Markets In Massachusetts
- VERONICA DELACRUZ
- May 31, 2018
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Aside from the historic and scenic destinations that Massachusetts has to offer, it has the shopping lover’s plethora of markets and street fleas. There are artisanal goods, fresh produce, antiques and rare collectibles, and a host of other treasures waiting to be uncovered. Here is a list of the top flea markets in Boston to stir the bargaining juices.
1. Raynham flea market
With over 500 vendors, the Raynham flea market sells clothes, beauty products, electricals and furniture. It is open on Sundays, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Shoppers can also visit the market on Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Address: Routes 24 & 44 on South Street, Raynham, MA
2. Yankee flea market
The Yankee flea market is open every day except Monday, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It is well-known for its vendors that sell antiques, ornaments, crockery, art and vintage items.
Address: 1311 Park St., Palmer, MA
3. Brimfield Antique flea markets
It runs three times in a year in May, July and September, from daybreak to sunset. Over 50,000 people visit the market for its distinctive collections of antiques and collectibles in every edition. It has been running for over 50 years and remains a bargain hunter’s paradise till date.
Address: Brimfield village, between exits 8 and 9 of the Massachusetts Turnpike, Interstate Route 90.
4. Grafton flea market
The Grafton flea market has been around since 1970. With a combination of both indoor and outdoor vendors, it sells everything from household items to gardening supplies and clothing to antiques. A restaurant on premises is popular for fast food and ice creams. It is open on Sundays, from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Address: 296 Upton Street/Route 140 (Upton-Grafton Town Line), Grafton, MA
5. The Somerville flea
The Somerville flea is popular for local artisans’ wares, antiques, leather goods, and vintage items. There’s fresh produce as well. Local musicians put up performances occasionally. It is open every Sunday, 10:00 AM onwards.
Address: 52 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144, USA
6. Todd Farm flea market
Todd’s is New England’s award-winning flea market. It is well-known for its antiques, collectibles, handcrafted items, ornaments and jewellery. It is open every Sunday from 5:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Address: Route 1A, Rowley, MA
7. SoWa Vintage Market
SoWa is a wonder of unique and collectable finds. There are visiting vendors every weekend so there’s always something new to see. They have rare antiques, vintage clothing and jewellery, at the best bargains. It sets up every Sunday, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Address: 450 Harrison Ave, South End, Boston, MA
8. Route 9 flea market
It is the largest indoor flea market in New England. Come rain or shine, Route 9 is open for business selling everything from clothes and accessories to electronics and handmade crafts. There’s fresh produce as well. Free raffles are announced every hour, every month and even annually. It is open
Address: 420 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA
9. Kev’s Barnyard flea market
Kev’s is located in a historic, New-England style barn. This country flea market sells everything from antiques and vintages to second-hand items. It is open from Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Address: 185 W state St, Granby, MA
10. Sandwich Bazaar flea market
The Sandwich Bazaar is a must-visit flea market for its bargains on antique jewellery, crockery, glassware, art and garden ornaments. It is open every Wednesday from 6:00 AM to noon, between April and October. June to September, it sets up on Sundays, from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Address: 34 Quaker Meeting House Rd, Sandwich, MA
11. Cambridge Antique Market
The Cambridge market is over five storeys of antiques, lightings, rare finds, and vintage ornaments. There are vendors selling retro outfits and vintage accessories as well. It is an antique lover’s dream destination. It is open six days a week, every day except Monday, from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Address: 201 Monsignor O'Brien Highway, Cambridge, MA
12. Seekonk Speedway flea market
Located on the famous, historic speedway, Seekonk is a great destination for bargain hunters. It makes for a fun outing for the family too. There is a whole range of goods on offer, from fishing equipment to home electrical, clothing to children’s books and toys, jewellery, and a lot more. It is open every Sunday from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Address: 1 782 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA
13. Ramble Market
The Ramble market is for the rare finders. It has a curious mix of collectibles, unusual homeware and antiques. There are Persian rugs and upcycled furniture, distinctive trinkets and even art and craft works from artists and craftspeople who work with reclaimed material. It is open every day of the week, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Address: 39 Green St, Waltham, MA
14. Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Located near the waterfront, the hall has served as a market of one sort or another since 1740. Today it is a mix of permanent stores, visiting vendors, restaurants and bars. The market has stalls of local artisans’ woodwork items, clothing, jewellery, and especially, candy. The Quincy Market Colonnade nearby has the largest food hall in New England. It is open between 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM, from Monday to Saturday in the summer and 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM in winter. Sundays, it is open from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM in summer and noon to 6:00 PM in winter.
Address: 4 S Market St, Boston, MA
15. Douglas Flea Market
The Douglas Flea Market is a treasure house of antique and collectibles. It has unusual homeware and clearance furniture, at very reasonable prices. Must-Go items sell at under $5. It is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, on Saturdays and Sundays.
Address: 436 NE Main St, Douglas, MA