Flea markets in Los Angeles are a gold mine for unique pieces, vintage clothing, and more. With tons of markets scattered throughout the city, you’re guaranteed to find something among the rows and rows of vendors any given weekend. In this week’s Friday Five, we’ve rounded up a few of the best flea markets in the greater Los Angeles area for you to shop local year-round!
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Artists & Fleas West
Artists & Fleas West is located in the vibrant, artistic heart of Venice at the corner of Abbot Kinney and Westminster Avenue. Every Saturday from 11am to 5pm, you can find a lineup of 50+ local merchants that offer various art, design, food trucks, and vintage finds. Entry to the market is free and open to the public, but if you’re not quite ready to shop IRL, you can always view select vendors on the Artist & Fleas website!
Address: 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291
Long Beach Antique Market
The Long Beach Antique Market is the place to be if you’re looking for statement pieces and collectibles. This market has been a Long Beach staple since 1982 and stretches over 20 acres with rows and rows of over 800 vendors. Products range from home décor, vintage clothing, jewelry, and, of course, antiques! Make sure to mark your calendars now for their next event on Sunday, September 19. More information on admission price and hours can be found here.
Address: 4901 E Conant St, Long Beach, CA 90808
Melrose Trading Post
Started in 1997, the Melrose Trading Post continues to be celebrated as a cherished community and cultural resource. The market offers our local community a curated selection of artisan goods, vintage fashion, and antique furniture every Sunday. Fun Fact: When you shop or sell at the Melrose Trading Post, you’re also directly supporting Fairfax High School! Through admission and vendor fees, our community is funding field trips, teacher programs, theatre productions, and much more. For more information on admission, click here!
Address: 7850 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Rose Bowl Flea Market
This flea market is known as the “granddaddy” of them all! For over 50 years, the Rose Bowl Flea Market has been the most well-attended and vendor profitable flea markets in the entire country. Open the second Sunday of each month, this market features over 2,500 vendors and 20,000 buyers that flock to antiques, vintage clothing, local art, and specialty products. The market’s next event will be held on September 12, offering both regular and VIP admission for the early birds! More information on admission can be found here.
Address: 1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA 91103
Last, but not least, we’re shining the spotlight on the Silverlake Flea Market located conveniently between Silver Lake and Echo Park. Open every Saturday and Sunday, this market provides patrons some of the best shopping in Los Angeles on a smaller, more intimate scale. At Silverlake Flea, you’ll find local vendors selling their collections of handmade gems, rare vinyl, collectible turntables, and more every month. Entry to this market is free, so get out there and shop local! More details on hours and parking can be found here.
Address: 1911 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026