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Exploring Your NJ Flea Market in the Winter

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 the local businesses in your community. 

4 Tips to Remember When Shopping for Winter Deals at Your NJ Flea Market

Flea market season is never over. In fact, cold-weather marketplaces appearing across the country, may indicate that there really isn’t just one “season” for these types of markets anymore. After all, this unique shopping experience shouldn’t be limited to only the summer months. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when shopping for winter deals at our NJ flea market:  

  • Come Early: Start your hunt first thing for the best selection of items. Skip browsing around the perimeter of the market as this is typically the most high-traffic area and where items often get picked over first. Instead, head straight for somewhere in the middle and work your way outwards. 
  • Use a Map: If there is a map available of the market, take one and use it. This is especially useful if you approach your day of shopping following our first tip. A map can help you navigate the aisles and create a game plan so you avoid getting overwhelmed by everything there is to offer. Since some flea markets operate both indoors and outdoors depending on the weather, a map can help you get reacquainted with where everything of interest to you is located. 
  • Give Yourself Time: Indoor flea markets usually cover a lot of ground, so be sure to give yourself plenty of time to walk around and avoid feeling rushed. Allowing yourself the day to explore can also give you time to shop around or think about an item that may have caught your eye and revisit later on. 
  • Keep Your Energy Up: If you plan on spending the day at your local flea market, be sure to stay hydrated and bring some snacks to refuel along the way. However, make sure to check the rules before you go as each market has different policies regarding bringing your personal food and drinks. 

Shop Winter Deals at Cowtown Farmers Market

With over 400 vendors, Cowtown Farmers Market is a perfect place to spend your weekend this winter. Our popular, year-long farmers market and flea market runs every Tuesday and Saturday from 8:00am – 4:00pm rain, shine – or snow. Our only recommendation is that in addition to wearing your masks, you wear comfortable shoes as you explore the flea market in our massive, heated indoor facility. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for families or a solo day out. No matter what you’re in the mood to shop for, from antiques to handcrafted items, you are likely to find it all here at the best flea market in southern New Jersey!

We are open all year round. Stop by for a visit or if you would like to set up a stall, check out our vendor requirements section. For any questions about our NJ flea market, please contact us online and we will get back to you shortly.

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