15 Best Flea Markets In Missouri
- VERONICA DELACRUZ
- UPDATED May 31, 2018
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Its not just the lovely food and southern hospitality that Missouri is famous for, it’s also the great number of flea markets and sales that state has on a regular basis. If you are looking for a classic antique, an artefact in particular or just looking to browse, flea markets have something for everyone. For a colourful day filled with the most affordable things like artefacts and antiques, head to any of the following flea markets. Read further for the 15 best flea markets in Missouri
1. Cadwell's Flea Market, Branson
With over 70 vendors and spread across a wide area, the Cadwell’s Flea Market is one of the few markets to be open all week, year-round. Their speciality is their inclusion of varied children’s items such as antique toys, collectibles, books, and a wide collection of more such merchandise.
Address: 116 E. Main Street, Branson. Opening hours: Monday – Sunday, 9 am – 5:30 pm.
2. Starlite Drive-In Flea Market, Cadet
If you are looking for a quaint flea market that is open in the best weather – February through November – head over to the Starlite Drive-In Flea Market. Their speciality is that not only are they seasonal making them authentic, they are also unpredictable as the vendors can vary between 10-60 each season. They have collectibles, antique home décor and more such retro merchandise.
Address: 15605 North State Hwy 21, Cadet. Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday, 8 am – 4pm.
3. Old 66 Flea Market, Carthage
One of the biggest in Carthage, the Old 66 Flea Market is open on the weekends throughout the year. With the number of vendors varying between 50-100, you can always expect unique items here. The speciality of this market is that they sell stamps and other such collectors’ delights.
Address: 8221 County Road, Carthage. Opening hours: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 8 am – 7 pm.
4. Ole Home Place Flea Market, Cassville
With over 60 vendors, the Ole Home Place Flea Market has a wide collection of antiques and items to pick from. From collectibles to books, from furniture to home décor, the market has something for everyone. However, it does specialise in craft supplies of all kinds.
Address: 100 E 5th St, Cassville. Opening hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm; Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm.
5. Colony #1 Flea Market, Colony
A seasonal market, Colony #1 flea market is a beautiful outdoor event if you are looking for one. Taking place only one the second weekend between March to November, the products sold here are always changing. The unique thing of this market is how they have over 200 dealers selling a wide range of items including collectibles, crafts, vintage clothing, books and even fresh produce. Their highlight is however the auction they hold on Friday nights.
Address: Route V off Route K, Colony. Opening hours: Friday and Saturday, dawn to dusk.
6. Cape Girardeau Antiques & Collectibles Market
For your share of bargain hunting and shopping of antiques, head to the Cape Girardeau Antiques & Collectibles Market. With over 100 vendors – new vendors each week – the market is the biggest one that happens both indoors and outdoors in the city. The market has a huge range of products like home décor, antiques, equipment, tools, old electronics, books, clothing and more, they specialise in sports memorabilia and comics.
Address: Arena Building, Fairgrounds, Cape Girardeau. Opening hours: 9 am - 3:30 pm.
7. Nate’s Swap Shop 63rd Street Drive-In
Known to be one of Missouri’s largest flea markets, Nate’s Swap Shop 63rd Street Drive-In is open all year-round. This open-air market is perfect for a family day out with food stalls and some of the best collections of children’s toys. Other merchandise here include furniture, antiques, collectibles and more.
Address: 8200 E 63rd St, Kansas. Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday, 6 am – 4 pm.
8. Rutledge Flea Market
Sitting on a wide expanse of over 85 acres of land, Rutledge Flea Market is known to be one of Missouri’s most loved markets. This popular market has been in operation since the late 1940’s between the months of March and October. Selling a wide range of items right from guns, antiques, vintage clothing, to most uniquely sold – live animals.
Address: State Hwy V, Rutledge. Opening hours: Friday – Saturday, dawn to dusk.
9. Super Flea, Kansas City
Featured as the best thrift market by popular Pitch Magazine, a visit to Kansas is not considered complete without a visit to the Super Flea market. Right from household supplies to antiques, from heath and beauty products to sports equipment, this market has it all. The speciality of this market however, is its computer repair shop that is on-site for the visitors.
Address: 6200 St John Ave, Kansas City. Opening hours: Saturday – Sunday, 8:30 am – 4 pm.
10. The Old Time Flea Market
One of the biggest flea markets in the state, the Old Time Flea Market is said to have a huge collection of used and new items. Although there are plenty of antique vendors here, the market also specialises in hardware tools and products such as painting supplies, work tools, and more.
Address: 4335 Showplace Dr, Farmington. Opening hours: Monday – Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm.
11. Grand Slam Market Place
If you are looking to make a day out of shopping and good food, then head over to the Grand Slam Market Place. Over 150 vendors here are selling items like beauty products, collectibles, antiques, pet supplies, home décor and so much more. But the highlight of the market is the variety of products they have for your garden needs.
Address: 10041 Lewis and Clark Blvd, St. Louis. Opening hours: Wednesday – Friday, 11 am – 7 pm, Saturdays 9 am – 7pm, Sunday 11 am – 6 pm.
12. Wentzville Community Club Flea Market
With both indoors and outdoors space, the Wentzville Community Club Flea Market is the perfect picture of a traditional flea market. It houses over 400 vendors from across the country, selling everything from furniture to collectibles. With drink vendors and food vendors, this market has everything for a great day.
Address: 500 W Main St, Wentzville. Opening hours: Sunday, 6 am – 1 pm.
13. Joplin Flea Market
Widely popular for their delicate antiques, the Joplin Flea Market has been in operation for over 36 years. The speciality of this market is their wide variety of toys and childrens products, ensuring that your kids are entertained here for hours. You can also find hidden treasures in their collectibles, home décor, electronics and more.
Address: 1200 Virginia Ave, Joplin. Opening hours: Saturday – Sunday, 8 am – 5 pm.
14. F & L Flea Market
If you are looking for a quaint and small flea market which is sure to offer a unique shopping experience, head to the F & L Flea Market. With some of the best bargains in the city, this market is known for its great gift ideas. It is filled with the best collection of vintage décor items, furniture, jewellery and more such retro collectibles.
Address: 119 N Allen St, Centralia. Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday 10 am – 6 pm.
15. Itchy’s Flea Mart
Known to be one of the best shopping experiences in the state, the Itchy’s Flea Mart has some of the best bargains that you will find. With great decorating items, furniture, and even local antiques, this market makes for a unique shopping experience as well. Look through this gem for some of the best vintage furniture pieces in the city.
Address: 1907 N Providence Rd, Columbia. Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 6 pm; Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm.