Originally termed in 18th century Paris as a marketplace that sold shabby, secondhand goods in an open-air setting, the flea market has since come a long way. In Sacramento, flea markets sell everything from: vintage apparel, antique toys and collectibles, entertainment sets and more during the weekends. There are three staples in the region that attract avid collectors and those with an eye for vintage trinkets. The Sacramento Antique Fair, for instance, occurs once a month for those in search of a vintage vanity from the past. At Denio’s, located in Roseville, is a weekend affair and will easily take up a full afternoon. Get lost in the aisles and spring for a hand-dipped corn dog before hitting the fashion tents. Whatever collectibles, deals, or goods you seek, a visit to one of these unique flea markets will satisfy a need to spend some a few good bucks.
1551 Vineyard Road
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 782-2704

With beer stands and food carts scattered throughout Denio’s bountiful farmers’ market and merchant bazaar no visitor will ever go hungry. The smell of hand-dipped corn dogs, tender street tacos, award-winning chili, spicy chile verde and grilled chicken and vegetable rice bowls are all present at Denio’s every weekend. Known as a destination for “treasure seekers and bargain hunters” according to its website, the plethora of never-ending vendors at this family owned and operated market sell everything from antique furniture, silver jewelry, entertainment sets, clothing for the whole family, garden decor and much more. After 68 years of weekend bargains, Denio’s continues to be a hub for unique trinkets, bedroom sets, new bicycles or simply a destination for family fun.

Folsom Boulevard Flea Market
8521 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 383-0880

More than 200,000 deal-seeking shoppers visit the Folsom Boulevard Flea Market each year for aisles and aisles of one of a kind treasures. Each week, more than 450 vendors sell a wide array of goods like men and women’s fashion, purses, accessories, antique video games and collectibles, children’s toys, car accessories, and more are found at every turn. With endless choices in merchants abound, no shopper will go hungry as the list of food vendors is just as extensive. Fuel a long day of shopping with Chinese or Mexican cuisine, stop by the deli for a sandwich, or grab a gourmet hot dog during your afternoon peruse. What’s more, grilled breakfasts are also available for those early bird shoppers.

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Sacramento Antique Fair
2350 21st St.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 600-9770

The Sacramento Antique Fair sets up shop every second Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with more than 300 antiques and collectibles in an open-air marketplace setting. Antique collectors from all over Northern California line their vendor tents to sell vintage goods like furniture, clothing, jewelry, military, garden, architectural, lighting and much more. This once a month pop-up shop is for the antique hunter with a sharp eye for period-specific treasures.

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