Festival Flea Market in Ft. Lauderdale boasts bargains of all types. The quarter-mile long indoor facility houses more than 500 shops and restaurants, affording shoppers the opportunity to browse fragrance outlets, cosmetic shops, shoe stores, clothing boutiques, jewelry stores, home furnishing emporiums and gift markets. There's also a lovely selection of local produce at Going Bananas Farmer's Market, and the International Food Court features everything from pizza to knishes.
Don't be confused by the name. Joe's Coffee Shop is a flea market that has graced the city of Margate for many years and offers eager shoppers everything on their wish list. From plants to clothing to home goods to nick nacks and that special something, this flea market is a must-do for avid flea marketers. Easy to find just north of Atlantic Boulevard on State Road 7 with plenty of parking – and, of course, coffee!
Local Expert tip: Come early for the best deals.
Right next to the popular casino, Mardi Gras Casino, in Hallandale Beach, just south of Hollywood, is a marvelous flea market that drawns enthusiasts from all over Broward and Miami-Dade counties. The Mardi Gras Casino Flea Market is held each Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. and there is no shortage of unique vendors nor of items everyone seeks. From novelties to shoes to housewares and even farmer's market items, this flea market should be on your list of things to do on weekends. Don't miss it! Endless free parking available and not far from the vendors.
Local Expert tip: In the summer months come early before it gets too hot, then slip inside the casino for some gambling or a great meal.
Oakland Park Flea Market Mall is a hot spot for flea market lovers. Here you'll find everything you're looking for and much, much more. Come early for great parking and plan to spend the day looking at everything available from t-shirts, housewares, nicknacks, tools – you name it, it's here. Easy to find at the corner of Oakland Park and NW 31st Avenue. Come once and you'll certain be back!
Local Expert tip: After shopping plan to stay for lunch at any number of restaurants at this popular corner.
For odds and ends you won't find elsewhere, visit this popular Ft. Lauderdale flea market. Spanning nearly 75 acres, the sprawling Swap Shop houses more than 2,000 vendors. Browse the market's expansive merchandise for everything from electronics, clothing and accessories to furniture, fresh flowers and local produce. The incredible diversity here ensures you'll leave with a unique treasure, but what really sets this venue apart is the classic, 14-screen drive-in movie theater.