November 10, 2017
The antiques experts at Kovels.com list 6 favorite indoor flea (and one outdoor) markets overflowing with treasures waiting to be found. Each is renowned for its scale, variety of items, negotiable prices and popularity among both locals and tourists. Best of all, they are opportunities to have fun, learn something new, and knock some items off the holiday gift list.
1. “Shipshewana Across the Road” Indoor Market
Farmstead Expo Barn, 368 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana, Indiana
Fridays and Saturdays until December 16, plus Tuesday, November 28, for Wana Night Out
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shipshewana Flea Market is heading “across the road” and opening a new indoor market for the fall/winter season.
2. The Factory Antique Mall
50 Lodge Lane, Verona, Virginia
Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, with 121,000 square feet of antiques, furniture and collectibles (and still growing), the Factory Antique Mall claims to be the largest mall in the country.
3. City-Wide Garage Sale, Keeping Austin Vintage Since 1977
November 11 and 12, 2017, Bell County Expo Center, Belton, Texas
Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $5 (12 and under free).
November 25 and 26, 2017, Palmer Events Center, Austin, Texas
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $7 (12 and under free). Early shopper Saturday only: 8:30 a.m.; $12.
Over the years, City-Wide Garage Sale has tried to maintain its identity as the place to shop for all things vintage and collectible, no imports, crafts, novelties or assorted new items allowed.
4. Lakewood 400 Antiques Market
1321 Atlanta Highway, Cumming, Georgia
November Market – November 17, 18 and 19, 2017
December Antiques & Gift Market – December 1, 2 and 3, 2017
Hours: Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $3 Friday, Saturday & Sunday, ticket good all weekend, children under 12 free
The Lakewood 400 Antiques Market is perfect for shoppers hunting for antiques, vintage furniture and accessories, home and garden decor, and services like…