Treasures Await at Kovels Top 5 Summer Flea Market Picks

Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 09, 2016

More than 50 years old, this twice-a-year market is held rain or shine at Ohio’s oldest county fairgrounds. With stands under tents on the racetrack and inside under the grandstand, dealers from across the U.S. and Canada will be selling silver, jewelry, china, glassware, textiles, advertising, paintings, Americana, furniture, decorative accessories, rugs, old tools, oddities, food, and much, much more. Burton is just east of Cleveland and is home to one of the largest Amish communities in the world. Early buyers (8 a.m.) pay $25; general admission (10 a.m.) is $8. Parking is free.

Kutztown, Pennsylvania, is the home of Renninger’s flea market extravaganza three times a year – in April, June and September. It’s set up behind Renninger’s Antique & Farmer’s Market, with exhibitors outside, under tents and in two 350-foot long pavilions. Admission is $4 to $6, depending on the day, or $15 for all three days, and the event goes on rain or shine.

Make your way to central Massachusetts to visit the market that attracts over 50,000 people three times a year in May, July, and September. This six-day Brimfield Flea Market is over 50 years old. Twenty independent show fields of dealers make up the market, and they have a staggered opening and closing schedule. This large market, stretched along a mile on both sides of Route 20, has become an exciting tradition that attracts visitors from many states and countries. Some fields have an admission fee of about $5 but most are free.

Celebrating its 33rd year, the Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo bills itself as “America’s Largest.” There are more than 1,400 booths both inside and outside with exhibitors from all over the country who bring vintage clothing, glass, silver, antique radios, turn-of-the-century furniture, movie memorabilia, collectible toys, sports memorabilia, all kinds of toys from the 1880s to the 1960s, porcelain dolls, pop collectibles like Star Wars, Sci-Fi books, comics and much more. There will be ongoing demonstrations by the Portland-based Preservation Artisans Guild, a group dedicated to restoration work from woodworking and gilding to stained glass and painting. Admission is $7.00, good for both days, and there is an early buyer weekend badge option for $30.

Called “the world’s longest yard sale,” this 690-mile flea market starts five miles north of Addison, Michigan, and ends at Gadsen, Alabama! It’s headquartered in Jamestown, Tenn. The sale features the eclectic collections of individuals, families and groups, and each vendor decides their own hours during the days of the sale. The event attracts buyers and sellers from across the U.S. to wander, meet new people and buy unique goods. Americana at its best.