If you like spending your downtime hunting down bargains, you'll find no end of flea markets in the Dallas/Fort Worth area worth checking out. Whether we're talking indoor or outdoor, big or small, flea markets are a great place to pick up clothing, car parts, home decor, retro toys, vinyl, and more besides. Choose your market carefully, and you'll also find some great deals on fresh produce. If you're itching to track down some treasures, these are the best flea markets in the Dallas/Fort Worth area worth checking out.
8. Traders Village (2602 Mayfield Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052)
Traders Village first opened its door in 1973, and with each passing year, it just gets better and better. As the largest open-air flea market in Texas, it's home to a vast array of goods, with over 3500 dealers turning up every Saturday and Sunday to hock their wares. Expect books, antiques, fresh produce, car parts, handicrafts, vintage memorabilia, toys, decor, pottery and much, much more besides. It's not just about the shopping, either. This is a flea market where entertainment is very much on the menu, as reflected in its motto “come for the shopping and stay for the fun!” In between browsing the booths, take some time out to tuck into some good eats at the food court, check out the car show, listen to some live music, or join in the fun at one of the regular special events. The market is open every Saturday and Sunday from 08:30 – 18:00. Admission is free but you'll have to part with $2 for parking.
7. Henderson Street Bazaar (1000 N. Henderson St., Fort Worth, 76107)
Open Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M., this open-air bazaar is a great place to find clothes, collectibles, toys, jewelry, and other fun and quirky finds while enjoying good company, tasty food, and live music. It's a vibrant, lively place where people seem to have as much fun making friends with the vendors and other punters as they do finding deals. The stock is never the same two days running, so be sure to make it a regular part of your bargain hunting calendar.
6. Third Mondays Trade Days Flea Market (4550 W University Dr, McKinney, TX 75071)
According to Only In Your State, one of the main reasons so many visitors flock to Third Mondays Trade Days Flea Market in McKinney is for the hot sauce booth, which boats more varieties of hot sauce than you'll know what to do with. If you're not a fan of spice, don't worry - there are plenty of other things to splash the cash on at this ever-popular upscale flea market. Handcrafted items, plants, fresh produce, clothes, home décor, and furnishings... you name it, you'll find it here, along with enough food trucks to keep you fed and watered and enough amusements to keep the whole family entertained. The market is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday before the third Monday of each month from 08:00 – 15:00.
5. Cattle Barn Flea Market (4443 River Oaks Blvd Fort Worth, TX 76114)
Named one of the best flea markets in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by lets-travel-more.com, Cattle Barn Flea Market is a good-sized indoor flea market with over 40 regular vendors. Find everything from computer parts to kitchen appliances and a whole lot more besides. Located in the old Goodwill Building in Fort Worth, it's a great, family-friendly destination that's ideal for weekend bargain hunters. The market is open Saturday and Sunday from 09:00 – 18:00. Parking is free and, thanks to it being air-conditioned in summer and heated in winter, it makes a great destination come rain or shine.
4. Garibaldi Bazaar (9334 E R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75228)
When the temperature gauge starts to dip, warm up at Garibaldi Bazaar, an indoor flea market that benefits from central heating in winter, air conditioning in summer, and around 250 vendors year round. Shop for car parts, toys, memorabilia, clothes, and 101 other things. What separates the market from the rest of the pack is its lively Spanish influence, so be sure to indulge in some tasty Spanish street food and enjoy the Spanish live music while you're here. Visit Thursday to Sunday between 12:00 – 20:00.
3. Webb's Flea Market (3520 E Belknap St, Fort Worth, TX 76111)
An ever-popular option for bargain seekers, Webb's Flea Market stocks a huge variety of items, from furniture and decorative items to fresh produce and computer parts. It's open every day except Wednesday from 10:00 – 18:00. With each day turning up the possibility of a new find, it's worth stopping by regularly.
2. Vikon Village Flea Market (2918 S Jupiter Rd Ste D, Garland, TX 75041)
With around 150 vendors to its name, Vikon Village Flea Market isn't as big as some of the other flea markets on our list, but committed bargain hunters shouldn't overlook its charms. Open Friday to Sunday from 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M, it offers free parking, free admission, air conditioning in hot weather and central heating in cold weather, and a sufficient variety of booths to keep you in hours of browsing fun. Thanks to its smaller size, the atmosphere is warm and friendly, with the opportunity to strike up a great relationship with the regular vendors.
1. Harry Hines Bazaar (10788 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75220)
A busy, bustling outdoor market with a lively atmosphere and friendly vibes, Harry Hines Bazaar is a great place to pick up kitchen items, clothing, home decor, and more. It also has a great selection of Mexican food and items, including piñata and Quinceañera costumes. The market is open every Wednesday - Sunday from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Just be aware that parking can get hectic during peak hours (although if you do manage to get a space, it's free to park and free to get into the market too).
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