Best Outdoor Flea Markets in NYC

Grand Bazzar

Whether you are looking for something vintage, unique, or downright weird, you are bound to find something at a flea market, and NYC’s markets are one of the best ways to get a closer look at the city’s culture.

A sunny, weekend afternoon is best spent outdoors exploring, so be sure to check out one of these outdoor flea markets in NYC.

Greenpointers Open Air Fair, Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Greenpointers Market

Greenpointers taking over one of the most beautiful outdoor space in North Brooklyn every weekend this summer. With breathtaking views of the NYC skyline as the backdrop, they bring in 100+ local makers to ensure there’s something for everyone.

The space will host rotating music, art, and other live events every weekend.

Where: 2 Noble Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222

When: weekends May 20 – September 24th, 11 am – 6 pm

Website: Greenpointers Open Air Fair Calendar

Grand Bazaar, Upper West Side, Manhattan

Grand Bazzar

Out of all the outdoor flea markets in NYC, Grand Bazaar is the oldest, largest, and most diverse. Here you will find various vendors selling things from antiques and unique clothing to furniture, paintings, and more. They will sometimes do themed events, such as vintage and antique pop-ups or up-cycle pop-ups. There is also a food court so you can grab a bite to eat after a day of shopping.

What makes this curated market so unique is that it has both an outdoor and indoor section. So once you have perused all of the outside vendors, you still have more to explore inside! Vendors are selected on a weekly basis, contingent on the market’s weekly theme, quality and rarity of their products.

Last but not least the the market is the funding source for four benefiting public schools, servicing over 2,000 children, by passing on 100% of the profits to the school’s Parent Associations. 

Where: 100 W 77th St, New York, NY 10024

When: Every Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm (year round)

Website: Grand Bazaar

Brooklyn Flea, DUMBO, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Flea

Located in DUMBO on Saturdays and Sundays from April through December, the market features hundreds of top vendors in the city with goods that range from furniture and vintage clothing, to collectibles and antiques, jewelry, and arts and crafts by local artisans. There’s over 100 vendors across food and shopping for you to wander amongst, and there’s even a sister market that’s open all year round in Chelsea (Chelsea Flea).

Where: 80 Pearl St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or 29 W 25th St, New York, NY 10010

When: April through December, the Chelsea Market runs year-round, 8am – 4 pm

Website: Brooklyn Flea or Chelsea Flea

Ludlow Flea, Lower East Side, Manhattan

Ludlow Flea Market

Don’t miss the Ludlow Flea if you are in the area. You can find uniquely curated pieces from a variety of independent local vendors that specialize in second-hand and vintage goods, mostly clothing. The market started in the summer of 2022 in an effort to encourage the community to shop small.

Combine the visit with a tour of the Lower East Side – so much to discover here! Reach out for a quote and let me show you the area…

Where: 159 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002

Where: Every Friday – Sunday, 11 am – 7 pm (year round)

Website: Ludlow Flea Market

Bushwick Market, Bushwick, Brooklyn

Bushwick Market

Head to Bushwick Market for a ton of cool and unique items. Find a selection of plants, records, furniture, house decor, dishes, knick knacks, vintage cameras, vinyls, and more.

And use the rest of your time to check out the Murals and Graffitis nearby and stop in one of the cafes in the area.

Where: 54 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Where: Monday – Sunday, 11 am – 7 pm (year round)

Website: Bushwick Market

The Bronx Night Market, Bronx

Bronx Night Market

This market, run by a small, diverse, majority female-operated team, is coming back for its biggest year yet. Shop locally with a rotation of more than two dozen arts and crafts merchants, experience Uptown-based live performances and art installations on the large stage, and enjoy a large array of food and beverage vendors. 

Where: 1 Fordham Plaza, Bronx, NY 10458

When: Every Saturday, 1 pm – 8 pm

Website: Bronx Night Market

Queens Night Market, Queens

Queens Night Market

Open late, you find an array of bites, art, and merchandise from more than 80 countries. I am talking food from Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia, and everything in between! When you are done shopping enjoy the free, small-scale cultural performances celebrating the rich cultural diversity and heritage of NYC and Queens.

This perfect destination offers entertainment for a whole day. Enjoy a nice day in the area by visiting the New York Hall of Science and the Rocket Park, the Queens Museum or the zoo nearby.

Where: 47-01 111th St, Corona, NY 11368

When: Every Saturday, 5 pm – 12 am (runs May 7th – Aug. 20th & Sept. 17th – Oct. 29th)

Website: Queens Night Market


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