Shopping malls are flashy and filled with the latest styles and models, but can you find a vintage jukebox at your local shopping center? What about beautiful works of art that have been passed down through generations? For these things, you need to head to your local flea market. The varied assortment of goods offered at these flea markets in Wisconsin means that you can stock up on fresh produce, get a new outfit with matching shoes and jewelry, pick up some electronics, tools, and toys, and find a unique coin or stamp for your collection all in just one trip.
1.7 Mile Fair
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Combining a family-friendly environment with local vendors selling items at an amazing bargain, the 7 Mile Fair is open every single weekend of the year. You’ll be able to find tons of amazing things, whether it be everyday home and garden items or the latest electronics and games. Complete the trip with bags of locally grown foods and fresh produce from area farms. There are hundreds of stalls to browse through, all of which offer wholesale shopping rates which attract bargain hunters, health conscious consumers, and fashionable trendsetters. Collectors will be sure to find something amazing from the large array of stamps, sports memorabilia, and other antiques.
2720 W. 7 Mile Road, Caledonia, WI 53108, Phone: 262-835-2177
2.Adams Flea Market
© Adams Flea Market
Friends and family come from all over to explore stall after stall of new and used items that range from antiques and collectibles to books, clothes, and electronics at Adams Flea Market. Many visitors stop by to pick up a bouquet of fresh flowers or some fresh produce to enjoy throughout the week. Even kids of all ages love visiting Adams because they can find tons of stuff at great prices, like LPs, CDs, DVDs, toys, games, shoes, and clothes. Adams Flea Market is open to the public every weekend from mid-May to mid-October, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
556 S Main St., Adams, WI 53910, Phone: 608-415-3399
3.Crazy Franks Mineral Point Flea Market
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Crazy Franks Mineral Point Flea Market is one of the largest flea markets in Southwestern Wisconsin. The market is indoors, temperature-controlled, and filled with aisle after aisle of merchandise that is constantly changing. Crazy Franks features a variety of goods, new and used, that the whole family will love, though they do not have used clothing. There are over 300 vendors who display their merchandise at the market, including some great antiques, collectibles, and other treasures hidden in plain sight. The Mineral Point Flea Market is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1246 St. Rd. 23, Mineral Point, WI 53565, Phone: 608-987-336
4.Crazy Franks Readstown
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With multiple locations, Crazy Franks is renowned when it comes to flea markets in Wisconsin. Their Readstown branch has over 150 vendors with items such as cookware, kitchenware, glassware, home decor, furniture, and sporting goods. In addition to these everyday items, you will also come across beautiful antiques, collectibles, vintage items, and memorabilia at Crazy Franks. Their arts and crafts section is filled with one-of-a-kind goods that can’t be found anywhere else, including decor for the house as well as jewelry. Those who are into Breweriana will find many popular items to add to their collection such as bottles, openers, tin signs, coasters, taps, neon signs, and more.
414 S. 4th Street, Readstown, WI 54652, Phone: 608-629-5261
5.Dodge County Fairgrounds
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The Dodge County Fairgrounds in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin is home to many flea markets and craft fairs throughout the season. The market is scattered through indoor and outdoor stalls with vendors from all over. While there, you will be able to find one-of-a-kind merchandise like handmade crafts, woodworks, collectibles, art, vintage tools, decor, and other rare treasures. The Dodge County Fairgrounds is a great place to spend the day with the family. The flea market is open rain or shine, and as always, admission and parking at the fairgrounds are always free.
WI-33, Beaver Dam, WI 53916, Phone: 920-885-3586
6.Elkhorn Antique Flea Market
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The Elkhorn Antique Flea Market came to be in 1982 thanks to a group of antique dealers and collectors. They hosted the event at Walworth County Fairgrounds with approximately 50 dealers per show. Today, a visit to the Elkhorn Antique Flea Market allows you to browse the goods offered by over 500 dealers. Items that can be found there include furniture, glassware, pottery, linens, dolls, and everything else imaginable. Elkhorn offers a really wonderful antiquing experience, complete with great food to eat and even greater people to meet. Shows are held once a month, and admission is $5.00. Parking is free.
411 E. Court Street, Elkhorn, WI 53121, Phone: 414-525-0820
7.Jackson Flea Market
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The Jackson Flea Market has a fantastic variety of items that will appeal to the entire family. It’s a haven for collectors as they’re sure to come across interesting TV/movie memorabilia, vintage jewelry, comics, artwork, and other collectibles that you won’t find at your local shopping center. While there, you’ll also see stalls filled with goods from local farmers and overstocked business owners as well. The market is held on the second Saturday of every month throughout the entire year. Show hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free for all.
N Center Street, Jackson, WI 53037, Phone: 262-853-8795
8.Kenosha Flea Market
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The Kenosha Flea Market has been a neighborhood staple for many years. The items are so varied that you can come home from a trip to Kenosha with a DVD that was recently released alongside a VCR that was last sold in the early 90s. Not only do they have electronics, but the flea market also has many essential goods, decorative items, kitchenware, and jewelry. The merchandise is sold at incredibly low prices so it’s a perfect place to shop if you’re not in the mood to spend too much money. The staff members there are extremely friendly and great at helping you find anything you need as well as just to stop by and have a friendly conversation with.
5535 22nd Avenue #2, Kenosha, WI 53140, Phone: 262-658-3532
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MadCity Bazaar is a newer addition to Wisconsin’s flea market scene, but it has gained popularity as the hottest upscale, pop-up flea market in the entire state. The MCB is held on the first and third Saturday of the month between May and September from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Many of its visitors return time and time again and look forward to the festival-like atmosphere filled with fun goods. Vendors have various goods for sale, including locally-made arts and crafts, high-quality vintage collectibles, and so much more. It’s a great opportunity to meet with local businesses and come across some wonderful treasures.
609 S. Few Street, Madison, WI 53704, Phone: 608-347-0267
10.Pea Pickin Flea Market
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Offering an extremely fun and family-friendly environment, the Pea Pickin Flea Market offers a great way to spend the day with family and friends. The market is open on weekends from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and it is filled with goods that attract buyers of all ages. Just one trip to Pea Pickin could send you back home with a new or slightly used slow cooker, a drill and other tools, a few books and toys for the little one, and a new purse or some locally-crafted jewelry. The variety of items changes each time around, but one thing that remains the same is that you’re sure to go home with something you love.
1977 Highway 8E, Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024, Phone: 715-483-9460
© ReLove Market
Open every day, all year round from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the ReLove Market is free for all to visit and explore. The large consignment and thrift store is one of the best places to get a deal on everyday goods. Items that are popular with shoppers include electronics such as speakers, televisions, and stereo systems, as well as home appliances like microwaves, air conditioners, and washing machines. Other merchandise that you may run across there include furniture, kitchenware, tools, decorative items, books, and much more – the stock is constantly changing, so no two visits are ever alike.
5285 Hwy 10, Waunakee, WI, Phone: 608-217-8227
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Rummage-A-Rama! is an indoor flea market and rummage sale event that is held three weekends out of the year (in February, June, and October). Buyers, vendors, and traders come from far and wide to buy, sell, and exchange goods of all kinds. Hosted at the Washington County Fair Park in West Bend, visitors of Rummage-A-Rama! will be able to find everyday personal items, overstock from local business owners, and various hobby items and crafts among the stalls. Many of the vendors also specialize in collectibles and antiques like furniture, coins, stamps, porcelain dolls, and much more. Admission is $3 for visitors 13 years old and up, and parking is always free.
Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center: 3000 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53095, Phone: 262-677-5060
12 Best Flea Markets in Wisconsin
- 7 Mile Fair, Photo: 7 Mile Fair
- Adams Flea Market, Photo: Adams Flea Market
- Crazy Franks Mineral Point Flea Market, Photo: Courtesy of elenarostunova - Fotolia.com
- Crazy Franks Readstown, Photo: Crazy Franks Readstown
- Dodge County Fairgrounds, Photo: Courtesy of Erofeenkov - Fotolia.com
- Elkhorn Antique Flea Market, Photo: Courtesy of Markus - Fotolia.com
- Jackson Flea Market, Photo: Courtesy of ChiccoDodiFC - Fotolia.com
- Kenosha Flea Market, Photo: Courtesy of Elena Belyaeva - Fotolia.com
- MadCity Bazaar, Photo: MadCity Bazaar
- Pea Pickin Flea Market, Photo: Courtesy of Gaia - Fotolia.com
- ReLove Market, Photo: ReLove Market
- Rummage-A-Rama!, Photo: Courtesy of Myst - Fotolia.com
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