It's Flea Market Season! Where To Go In And Around The Lou

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

It’s flea market season across the country and we have gathered up a list that just may keep your weekends full for the rest of the summer. For those looking for a little day trip, we have you covered: Our list includes some of the largest (and best) flea market events throughout the state. Happy treasure hunting!

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St. Louis Swap Meet
Join sellers from across the city every Sunday morning at Lemp Brewery for some great antique and unique shopping. The dog- and family-friendly fair is located in a scenic area of St. Louis and is just a short walk away from Cherokee Street Antique Row and several bars and unique eateries. Plenty of parking is available.

Date: Every Sunday, May 17-Nov. 1
Time: 9:30am-2pm
Price: Free
Location: Lemp Brewery, 3500 Lemp Ave

Wentzville Flea Market
The Wentzville Community Club hosts a large flea market every Sunday throughout the year. Come shop with the 400 vendors and eat lunch at the Blue Pitcher Cafe located inside the main building. Forget your cash? No worries: The community club has an ATM for the public, along with public restrooms located in the same building as the cafe.

Date: Every Sunday year round
Time: Doors open at 5:30am; Selling begins at 6am
Price: Free
Location: Wentzville Community Club, 354 West Main Street, Wentzville

Belleville Flea Market
Come out and join the 400+ vendors at the Belleville Flea Market. This indoor and outdoor marketplace is home to antiques, collectibles, and merchandise, old and new. Families welcome!

Date: Every 3rd weekend of the month
Time: 9am-4pm
Price: $2 for parking, free admission
Location: Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, 200 South Belt East. Belleville, IL

100 Mile Yard Sale (Mount Vernon)
If sightseeing and bargain-hunting are up your alley, join the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce 100-mile yard sale. With hundreds of vendors on the sides of the highways, enjoy a wonderful drive through southern Missouri while you shop. Vendors will be selling everything from new to old antiques, clothing, and furniture.

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time: Sunrise to Sunset
Price: Free
Location: Route begins at Ash Grove, MO and continues through small towns on local highways. Highway 160, highway 39, Hwy H, Hwy 97, highway 265, and highway 13

ToyMan Show
Join the ToyMan Show for its 25th anniversary celebration. This show is made for toy collectors and comic fans and will feature new vendors and guests for its 25th year, in addition to comic illustrators, authors, fangroups and cosplay costumes.

Date: July 12, September 27, November 1, December 13
Time: Early Bird 8am-3pm; Regular Admission 9am-3pm
Price: Adults $5; Children 16 and under are free; Early Bird $12
Location: Machinists Hall, 12365 St Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton

I-70 Shoppers Fair
Have a family-fun-filled day at the I-70 Shoppers Fair. Located off highway 70 in St Charles, this indoor/outdoor marketplace sells everything from jewelry and clothing to antiques and furniture. Have a bite to eat in their indoor food court and then do a little shopping and entertainment outdoors. Special guests are featured almost every weekend. Parking is free.

Date: Saturdays and Sundays year round
Time: 9am-4pm
Price: Free
Location: 4894 North Service Road, St Peters

Grand Slam Marketplace
Enjoy mega shopping at the only indoor, climate-controlled flea market in St. Louis. New and used bargains are available for the whole family from up to 150 vendors. Parking is free.

Date: Every Wednesday-Sunday
Time: Wednesday-Friday 11am-7pm, Saturday 9am-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm
Price: Free
Location: 10041 Lewis & Clark Blvd, North County

Rutledge Flea Market
Vendors from the tri-state area, Wisconsin, Kansas, Minnesota, and many more states set up shop with new items, used items, antiques, guns, dogs, and more. Shop, auction, trade, eat and camp on a 85 acres!

Date: Every second weekend of the month, June-November
Time: Sunrise to sunset
Price: Parking $2 per vehicle
Camping $15 first night and $10 every other night
Location: State Hwy V, Rutledge, Missouri

Nate’s Swap Shop
Come out a enjoy a great day of shopping at the region’s largest year-round flea market. Parking and kids under 11 are free, but buying four or more tickets at once gets you a free pass for your next trip. On-site restrooms and food areas available.

Date: Every Saturday and Sunday year round
Time: 5am-4pm
Price: Admission $1.50; Kids 11 and under are free
Location: 8200 E. 63rd Street, Kansas, MO

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