Looking for a fun weekend activity that will also help you save money? Head to one of Virginia’s many outdoor flea markets! 

Flea markets are a great way to find bargains on all sorts of items, from clothes and jewelry to furniture and home decor. They’re also a lot of fun and provide a unique shopping experience. In this blog post, we’ll tell you about some of the best outdoor flea markets in Virginia. You’re sure to find one (or more) that will be just right for you.

1. Shenandoah Valley Flea Market

Featured Image: Shenandoah Valley Flea Market. Photo: Double Tollgate.

The Shenandoah Valley Flea Market, which first opened in 2004, has quickly become one of Virginia’s most popular flea markets. 

The daily flea market boasts a huge assortment of vendors and items, with stalls selling furniture, antiques, car parts, homeware, collectibles, records, books, apparel, gardening equipment, glassware, comics, toys, and more. 

In addition to the daily flea, the Shenandoah offers a variety of events, such as “Yard Crawl” sales, which can have up to 40 miles of merchants and local businesses selling their wares. This is the place to go if you don’t mind rummaging for your next amazing deal.

You’re sure to find something you love (and at a great price) at the Shenandoah Valley Flea Market. The market is open every day from sunrise to sunset and is located just off Interstate 81 in New Market, Virginia. Admission is free, and there is plenty of parking available.

2. The Virginia Bazaar

Featured Image: Entry to Virginia Bazaar. Photo: Foursquare.

The Virginia Bazaar is one of Virginia’s largest indoor and outdoor flea markets.

This market has a more relaxed and intimate feeling than some of the larger flea markets, and you’ll find a wide range of items for sale, including clothes, jewelry, art, pottery, books, and more. 

The indoor market also boasts a large food hall where you can recharge with great snacks and meals after a busy morning of shopping. There is also live music at the Virginia Bazaar, which makes for a fun and festive atmosphere.

The market takes place on the second Saturday of every month from April through October. Admission is free, and parking is available on the street and in nearby public lots.

3. Shen-Valley Flea Market

Featured Image: Vendors at Shen-Valley Flea Market. Photo: Double Tollgate.

The Shen-Valley Flea started out small, with only a few stalls, but now it attracts over 300 sellers every weekend.

This market has a more eclectic feel than some of the other flea markets on this list, and you can find items such as vintage clothing, handmade jewelry, antique furniture, and more. It also has merchants offering baked goods and homemade presents, as well as food and snack trucks,  so you can refuel after a morning of shopping. 

4. Factory Antique Mall

Featured Image: Factory Antique Mall. Photo: Only in Your State.

The Factory Antique Mall in Shenandoah Valley is one of the largest antique malls in the country, spanning 121,000 square feet. Antiques, furniture, and collectibles are among the items on display. With over 700 vendors, you’re sure to find something that catches your eye.

Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m., shoppers looking for a specific item for a collection or a rare antique will find plenty to keep them wandering all day, with things sourced from all around the world. The Factory Antique Mall also has a cafe where you can take a break from shopping and relax with a cup of coffee or lunch.

5. Jefferson Flea Market

Featured Image: People at Jefferson Flea Market. Photo: Visit Vortex.

The Jefferson Flea Market is a new addition to Virginia’s flea market scene, but it’s already become a popular destination for bargain hunters.

Every Thursday to Sunday, hundreds of indoor and outdoor sellers display their products, ensuring that buyers will find everything they are seeking, as well as lots of items they would not expect. 

The Jefferson Flea Market offers a coin store, computer repair center, herbal medicines, BMX bike building, mobile phones, and custom T-shirts in addition to the normal bric-a-brac, antiques, and collectibles. Snack sellers and local fruit and vegetable providers offer a wide variety of cuisine and fresh vegetables.

6. Warren County Fairgrounds Antiques & Collectibles Flea Market

Featured Image: Visitors Shopping at Warren County Fairgrounds Antiques & Collectibles Flea Market. Photo: Only in Your State.

The Warren County Fairgrounds Antiques & Collectibles Flea Market, now in its 30th year, is one of Virginia’s busiest flea markets. 

The renowned flea market, which opens at 8 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday, includes over 80 merchants with both inside and outdoor shopping spaces.

Antiques, bric-a-brac, and antiques are the most prevalent items at the market, but there are also vintage and leather goods, books, CDs, DVDs, and electricals, new and used apparel and accessories, and handcrafted presents. You can also find everything from fresh produce and flowers to furniture and collectibles.

The Warren County Fairgrounds Antiques & Collectibles Flea Market is a great place to eat. It has a wide variety of food vendors offering breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Not to mention, you can also enjoy live entertainment while you shop.

7. Supreme Flea Market

Featured Image: Supreme Flea Market. Photo: Pinterest.

The Supreme Flea Market in Richmond is a must-see for bargain hunters. Even the rain won’t keep you from finding a fantastic deal from one of the 30+ sellers, as there is both indoor and outdoor selling area. 

There are numerous stalls selling antiques, collectibles, artwork, and glassware for secondhand and vintage enthusiasts. If you have a piece of furniture at home that needs repair, the Supreme Flea Market’s onsite refurbishment service can breathe new life into ancient objects. 

The market is open every Saturday and Sunday from dawn until dusk, so make sure to swing by early to snag the best deals. And if you get hungry, there are plenty of food trucks on-site selling delicious snacks and drinks.

8. Stagecoach Markets & Antique

Featured Image: Stagecoach Markets & Antique. Photo: Tripadvisor.

The Stagecoach Markets in Virginia Beach is a great place to find hidden treasures. With over 50 antique dealers and 100 flea market stalls, the Stagecoach Flea Market is an unmissable stop whether you’re seeking a rare collectible, precious work of art, or simply a piece of inexpensive rubbish for your home. 

There are plenty of stalls selling antiques, vintage items, and collectibles. You can also find new and used furniture, garden ornaments, home décor, tools and equipment, automotive accessories, electrical products, and more are available, in addition to secondhand and vintage things.

And if you get hungry, there are food vendors on-site selling a variety of snacks and drinks.

9. Reston’s Indie Arts Market

Featured Image: Reston’s Indie Arts Market. Photo: Modern Reston.

If upcycled items, handmade gifts, and unique crafts are your favorite flea market items, Reston’s Indie Arts Market at Lake Anne Plaza could be the perfect place for your next flea market shopping trip.

Running weekly on Saturdays from May until November, this small market features more than 35 vendors from all over the world, each offering different handcrafted items for low-cost prices.

Visitors can pick up everything from handmade jewelry to hand-painted scarves, organic skincare, artwork, and more. With new vendors setting up on a regular basis, there’s always something different to see at Reston’s Indie Arts Market.

What to expect when you’re going to a flea market? 

When you go to the market, expect to find a wide variety of items, including antiques, vintage items, collectibles, new and used furniture, home décor, tools and equipment, automotive accessories, electrical products, and more. You can also find food vendors selling a variety of snacks and drinks. And if you need a break from shopping, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby where you can grab a bite to eat.

So whether you’re looking for a bargain or a hidden treasure, be sure to check out one of Virginia’s outdoor flea markets!

Did we miss any of your favorite outdoor flea markets in Virginia? Let us know! 

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