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A Brief Guide to the History of Flea Markets

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Flea markets have become a very popular place to shop for one-of-a-kind items. They can be found all over the US, from major cities to small and rural towns. Every market features their own unique atmosphere, creating a special experience for the thousands of people that visit each year. Whether you’re a veteran collector or a newcomer to the scene, it’s always fun and interesting to learn more about the origin of the flea market. Not only is it cool to learn something new, but understanding…

Why Flea Markets are Attractive for all Visitors

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With the arrival of warmer weather, it’s time to hit the flea market for a treasure hunt! Flea markets first got their start in the 19th century Parisian slums where vendors would sell their goods, and the scene was anything but romantic. Today, flea markets are not only regarded as must-see destinations but they also provide a great solution for sustainable shopping. If you get a thrill every time you hear the words bargain, rummage or collectable, flea markets are the perfect place for you…

Visit Your Local Outdoor Market and Banish Winter Blues

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As winter rolls into spring, it’s time to get outside and enjoy everything that your local outdoor market has to offer. Each open-air market has its own unique story that makes it a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike. Whether you are in search of the perfect solo outing or looking for a place to take the whole family, outdoor markets make an ideal setting. What’s more, visitors are also doing something good by embracing all things local, which helps support small businesses…

Grow Your Flea Market Business by Changing with the Seasons

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While there are many outdoor flea markets that only take advantage of the summer months to sell goods, there are others that continue to operate throughout the year. As a result, these vendors must change their merchandise according to changes of the season. While part of the fun of shopping at flea markets is never exactly knowing what you’ll find, it’s important for shoppers to have a selection of relevant items to choose from. Successful flea market selling takes a good booth placement, p…

Visit Your Local Flea Market for the Perfect Weekend Activity

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If you’re looking for a fun, inexpensive, and interesting weekend activity that the whole family can enjoy, it’s time to make a trip to your local flea market. From seasonal produce to antique and handcrafted goods, these marketplaces are bursting with everything you could imagine and more. An eclectic mix of local merchants provides visitors with a unique shopping experience that often features endless aisles of one-of-a-kind items, in addition to delicious food offerings and sometimes, eve…

Exploring Your NJ Flea Market in the Winter

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If you’re looking to find great treasures, save a few bucks or just fill a cold day with a fun activity, check out your local flea market. While flea markets are typically a summer staple, many of them move indoors for the winter, so you can still find a range of goods at discounted prices, even when the temperature drops. At any time of year, flea markets are a great opportunity to do something different from your regular routine, discover fabulous deals on one-of-a-kind items and support t…

Find Gifts for Everyone at Your Favorite NJ Flea Market

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When you shop at a flea market, you never know what you might find. Exploring an eclectic blend of vendors is half the fun of it. Typically, flea markets offer a wonderful selection of unique items including home décor, jewelry, collectibles and more, making them a great place to stop and do some shopping. Thanks to the variety of goods available, we are certain you will find something for everyone on your list at Cowtown Farmers Market this holiday season. 

Why Open-Air Markets are the Way Forward

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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, consumers were already making the shift from indoor malls to outdoor shopping centers. As a preventative measure against the spread of the coronavirus, many indoors malls have remained closed since the start of the pandemic, as experts suggest people are far less likely to catch the virus in an outdoor setting. Open-air markets therefore, provide a safer way for shoppers to congregate, making the future of these outdoor spaces a bright and promising o…

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