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The Best Flea Markets in NYC

July 10, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

The Best Flea Markets in NYC
With such diverse culture, millions of people, and plenty of shopping, where can you get the most unique items that you didn’t even know you needed? A New York City flea market of course! Take some cash out because the warmer months are here, which means the genie has come out to grant you your bargaining needs. Whether it is an old fashion Arabian rug or some organically grown carrots from a New York rooftop, you will find everything and anything at these NYC flea markets.
The Best Flea Markets in NYC

Hester Street Fair

This Lower East Side flea market dates to the early 1900's when peddlers ruled the neighborhood markets. Transcending the perspective of what a traditional “flea market” is, this street fair is known for their one-of-a-kind cultural events and community gatherings that also offer every product known to man. Now, welcoming over 350,000 visitors, this authentic shopping-stopping point offers numerous vendors, foods, drinks, and activities for all ages. Runs April-October.

The Best Flea Markets in NYC

Dumbo Flea

With a thrift store style, here you can find everything from racks of old Louise Vuitton purses to jazzy shirts from vacation spots around the world. If you are shopping for funky accessories, a trendy chair for your office, or a 70’s wardrobe, this flea market ran by the Brooklyn Flea managers is the right spot for you. With over 100 vendors, you can find some gold-gems in this side of town. Runs April-October.

The Best Flea Markets in NYC

Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market

Is there anything that the Hell’s Kitchen name is not on? Everything from restaurants to flea markets and just like their restaurants, they do not disappoint. This is one of the city’s oldest flea markets. Welcoming visitors from all over since 1976, this west of Times Square flea market is known to sell recycle fashion to vintage collectibles. At times, you can discover some unique items here from Broadway pearl necklaces to recycled furniture from upscale apartments. Every Saturday and Sunday 9:00 – 5:00 PM

The Best Flea Markets in NYC

Greenpointers Spring Market

This seasonal market features 60 local entrepreneurs and independent creative artists from various ages. This, mostly indoor market has plenty of free activities from artisan food samples to photo booths and contests. Dogs are welcomed!

The Best Flea Markets in NYC

Grand Bazaar NYC

This Sunday market, all year round is one of the largest curated weekly markets in NYC. Located in the Upper West Side, this indoor and outdoor market is adorned with shops from local artists, designers, antique and vintage dealers as well as one-of-a-kind vendors selling limited edition art, antique jewelry, and much more. The best part is that your shopping habit is benefiting and supporting over 4,000 school children. This market donates 100% of their profits to four local public schools. As you shop, enjoy, and buy yourself something nice you are also helping many students in the NYC area receive the education they need.

Whether it is artisan style jewelry, authentic snack items from Scotland, ore hand-made candles that also serve as hand lotion, you will find whatever item you need to fill your New York apartment! Enjoy your weekend shopping!

By the NYC Rooftop Bar Crawl

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