The colors, the crisp air, and the pumpkin-flavored lattes can only mean one thing: autumn has arrived.
This special season flies by more quickly than you think, so do yourself a favor and check at least a few of these awesome “Autumn’s Special” flea markets! Aut1umn is a fantastic time of year to go flea market shopping, particularly since most merchants have taken advantage of the summer to renew their stock and find new gems to sell.
From the South of France to Texas, we picked 15 of our favorite autumn flea markets which will be taking place between September and November 2017.
Springfield Antique Show & Flea Market – Extravaganza Edition
15 – 17 September 2017 | Springfield, OH (USA) | Twice a year
One of America’s best flea markets, and a heartland’s go-to source for all things folky, retro and primitive. During each year’s three supersize Extravaganzas, the number of vendors swells to more than 2,500, some of them operating out of cattle barns and poultry houses.
15 – 17 September 2017 & 10 – 12 November 2017 | Shepton Mallet, Somerset (UK)
The Shepton Mallet Antiques Vintage & Collectors Fair is an eclectic and lively event, with the reputation of being one of the key UK antique fairs to source quality goods. More than 600 stands showcase everything from paintings and antique furniture to vintage teddies, porcelain, silver, crystal, militaria, restoration products and luxury leather luggage.
21 – 8 October 2017 | Fayette County, TX (USA) | Once a year
Because of its massive size, diverse spread, and semi-annual schedule, there is no such thing as a casual visit to the Texas Antique Weekend, which hosts over 2,000 antique, collectible and craft vendors and dealers throughout several small communities.
One of the last outdoor antique fair of this scale and quality in western France. The Brocante de Durtal gathers around 450 flea market exhibitors and 20,000 bargain hunters from nearby regions. Spreading along the walls of the city’s castle, Durtal flea market fair is famous for the freshness, abundance, and quality of its merchandise.
The Ardingly International Antiques and Collectors Fair has a reputation as one of the UK’s antique fairs where quality European decorative items can be found. Up to 1,700 stalls selling thousands of goods – from fine antique furniture to delicate ceramics – can be found here.