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Top Flea Markets In Philadelphia

July 24, 2012 6:00 AM

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Have an affinity for finding hidden treasures at flea markets? Many Philadelphia treasure hunters do, too. There are a plethora of flea markets in and around the city that will satisfy your craving for flea market finds. Whether you’re looking for clothing, antiques, handmade goods, jewelry, furniture or that unique hidden gem, there’s a flea market around Philly that probably has it.

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Golden Nugget Lambertville
1850 River Road/ Route 29
Lambertville, NJ 08530
(609) 397-0811
www.gnmarket.com

Price: Free
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The Golden Nugget Antique Market is a great place to find unique trinkets and collectibles with histories as rich as the market itself. Since 1967, Golden Nugget has been a forum where venders can sell special antiques and collectors can buy them at bargain prices. If you are a treasure hunter, you won’t be disappointed you’ll find it here. With two onsite restaurants, indoor and outdoor vendor space, free admission and free parking, it’s easy to make a day of visiting the Golden Nugget in Lambertville.

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Clover Market
Parking Lot at 12 E. Lancaster Ave.
Ardmore, PA 19003
theclovermarket.com

Price: Free

“Lucky finds for the home” can be found at this upscale vintage bazaar about 20 minutes northwest of Philadelphia. Market founder and Ardmore mom, Janet Long, runs this family-friendly flea market that has free crafts for the kids, welcomes leashed four-legged friends, and has food stations from several Ardmore businesses. Shoppers can browse around Clover Market for handmade jewelry, vintage clothing and original arts and crafts to spruce up their home. This special market is only a train ride away from Philadelphia, and there are free parking lots nearby. Spend a Sunday afternoon with the family hunting for lucky finds at Clover Market.

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Punk Rock Flea Market
Starlight Ballroom

461 N 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19176
(267) 765-5210
www.r5productions.com

Price: $3 admission
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Going to the Punk Rock is a flea market experience like no other. Hipsters and treasure-seekers gather twice a year in Philadelphia’s Starlight Ballroom to race around 200 plus vendor tables in search of instruments, vintage clothing, posters, stereos, skateboards and whatever other quirky items are for sale. There are also games and contests for cool prizes, like concert tickets or backstage passes. Your $3 door donation will benefit the First Unitarian Church and other all-ages venues in Philadelphia.

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New Market
122 Lombard St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 922-1223
www.newmarketphiladelphia.com

Price: Free
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Watch out Philadelphia, there’s a new flea market in town! The new New Market is already creating buzz around the South Street Headhouse District. Every Friday through the fall, shoppers will meet under The Historic Headhouse Shambles to shop, eat and mingle with their favorite vendors, such as Little Baby’s Ice Cream, Edibike Bicycles, and Robert True Ogden Furniture and Lighting. Spend your Friday evening strolling by the tables of talented artisans and craftsmen at Philadelphia’s newest treasure trove.

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Pennsy Flea Market
1600 South Warfield St.
Philadelphia, PA 19145
(215) 463-3532
www.pennsyfleamarket.com

Price: Free
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Market junkies can find just about anything at the Pennsy Flea Market. With over 300 vendor booths, shoppers can peruse everything from furniture and appliances to sports memorabilia and collectibles, all up for sale.  Pennsy even has free parking at Saturday public auctions, and a “Fun Zone” for kids is available to rent for birthday parties. Come shop, eat and play at Philadelphia’s largest free indoor/outdoor flea market.

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Michelle Conron is a freelance writer and a style and fashion enthusiast residing in Philadelphia, Pa. Her work can be found on on Examiner.com.

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