Those in the know find the best deals in Tampa at one the area's many flea markets. Each market has its own flavor and specialties, with one being the best spot for antiques, and another great for arts and crafts. Some are big and some are small, but they all offer an authentic glimpse into local life. To find the best flea market to suite your interests, 10 Best has compiled a list of the top options to choose from.
If you're looking to get lost for a few hours (or days), visit the enormous Big Top Flea Market. Hard to miss with its colorful striped roof, this market features over 1,200 stalls to choose from. While large, the Big Top is fairly easy to negotiate as it's organized around a central hub with stall lined spokes radiating out from the middle.
One of the smallest fleas in the area is the Gunn Hwy Flea Market. This market is a favorite of antique dealers looking to find hidden gems. Its small size also lends itself to a more relaxed and comfortable atmosphere with many of the vendors being long-time veterans of the market.