The Peach State of the United States offers visitors a true Southern feel, with stunning natural beauty, fascinating cultural cities, and friendly locals who are happy to show guests the best of what Georgia has to offer. It’s also one of America’s best states for bargains, with a growing number of urban and rural flea markets offering a unique shopping experience for those looking for antiques, bargains, and locally made goods.
From scavenger hunts in Atlanta to farmers’ fleas in the southeastern part of the state, here are 15 of the best flea markets in Georgia:
1. Pendergrass Flea Market
Just 45 minutes from downtown Atlanta, the Penderglass Flea Market is Georgia’s largest indoor flea market, with more than 500 vendors selling international merchandise every Saturday and Sunday throughout the year.
In addition to stalls selling everything from new and used items to fresh fruits and vegetables, families with young children will also appreciate the activities this flea has to offer. Kids can visit the animals in the pet area, hop on a small train to travel around the market, and even ride a pony.
Foodies will find plenty to keep them entertained, with a large international food court serving everything from Asian to authentic Southern fare.
2. Georgia Hills Market
Enjoy a day at the Georgia Hills Market just a short walk from the historic town of Clayton. Huge 45,000 square feet. Flea has a variety of stalls and shops open every Friday to Sunday throughout the year.
Shoppers can find antiques, knickknacks, clothing, electronics, accessories and more, and the market also features one of the area’s most popular eateries, the aptly named Wicked Pig. In addition to authentic Southern dishes, hungry bargain hunters can take a break from the flea market and indulge in the restaurant’s all-you-can-eat buffet.
3. The elegant flea
Collectors from all over Georgia come to visit this antique flea market in Marietta, home to more than 25 quality dealers and approximately 11,000 square feet of shopping space.
Owned and operated by three sisters, A Classy Flea is known for its unique collection of antique objects from as far away as Europe.
Open every day of the week, Flea has everything from furniture and art to decorations, lighting, books and jewelry, with knowledgeable staff and an ever-changing inventory.
In addition to collectibles and rare items, you’ll find a range of locally handcrafted items, including homewares and gifts.
4. Lakewood 400 Antique Market
Lakewood Antiques Market is the best known name in the Georgia market and has been in business for over 20 years. Originally located at the Southeastern Fairgrounds grounds in Atlanta, the market moved to its current home in Cumming after purchasing a lease in the City of Atlanta.
The newer Lakewood 400 may not be the same size as the old market building, or have the same historic charm, but it still draws a lot of tourists to its 75,000 square feet of vendors and shops.
Open every Friday through Saturday, shoppers can look forward to a wide variety of home decor, garden tools and plants, antiques and collectibles, as well as an on-site restaurant and appraisal service.
5. Keller Flea Market
As one of the largest fleas in Georgia and widely regarded as offering the best facilities for both vendors and visitors, it’s no wonder that the Keller Flea Market attracts so many people every weekend.
Flea has more than 400 retail spaces with both regular and changing suppliers – selling everything from antiques to auto parts and even live pets.
Families can enjoy an affordable day out thanks to the market’s ample free parking and free admission, as well as Janie Arkwright’s busy kitchen.
Don’t forget to see the famous “Big Cow” at the entrance of Keller’s Flea Market wearing her flea market clothing and jewelry.
6. Barnyard Flea Market
This popular family of flea markets in Barnyard, Georgia attracts thousands of shoppers each year with a huge selection of vendors and hours of family fun.
Barnyard’s Flea Market has been running for over 20 years, with five markets in three different states. At Augusta Marketplace, you’ll find more than 500 merchants selling everything from antiques to toys, homemade gifts, collectibles and more.
Visitors can grab a bite to eat at one of the many snack bars, or sit down and dine at the market’s choice of restaurants.
7. Smiley Flea Market
Part of the Smiley’s Markets & Mall flea complex, Smiley’s Macon is a pure shopper’s paradise on 60 acres. The Flea Market is one of the largest flea markets in Georgia, with over 100,000 square feet of in-house sales space and 400 outdoor booths, open every Saturday and Sunday at 6 a.m.
Arrive early to beat collectors and find the best deals on antiques, or bring the whole family for a leisurely afternoon browsing the various stores. From auto parts to comics, jewelry to plants and household items, there’s plenty for visitors of all ages to rummage around for hidden treasures.
Food lovers can also indulge in some international cuisine, with restaurants serving everything from Mexican to ice cream, American and European dishes.
8. I-75 Flea Market
Due to its location on the northwest border, the busy I-75 flea market is popular with bargain hunters from Tennessee and Alabama, as well as its home state of Georgia.
Open every weekend from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., the market is the largest in North Georgia, with indoor and outdoor vendors shopping throughout the year.
Thousands of tourists visit every week looking for great and affordable items including clothing, leather goods, auto accessories, pet supplies and home and garden tools. The market also has food for the whole family, with stalls selling popcorn, ice cream, burgers, cakes and more.
9. Scott Antique Market
Billed as “America’s Favorite Treasure Hunt,” Atlanta’s monthly Scott Antique Market attracts thousands of antique collectors and shoppers to the city’s Expo Center.
Every second week of the month, more than 3,500 vendors set up booths selling every imaginable antique and collectible. Whether you’re looking for a unique piece of furniture for your home, a rare piece of art, or just want to browse through the endless stalls, it’s easy to forget about your time at Scott Antique Markets.
The Georgia show also features one of the best restaurants in any market in the state, offering seafood, Thai, Japanese, steakhouses and more to satisfy hungry shoppers.
10. Bill’s Flea Market
Bill’s Flea Market in Lithia Springs, Douglasville, just a 30-minute drive from Atlanta, is a family-oriented market offering a variety of bargains—especially for those looking for electronics and the latest gadgets.
Every weekend, more than 400 stalls set up shop between 7am and 4pm. In addition to electronics such as laptops, computers, cell phones, and game consoles, visitors can find a huge selection of clothing, jewelry, household items, tools, gardening supplies, and furniture.
If you’re looking for fresh local produce, Bill’s Flea Market also offers a variety of fruit and vegetable vendors.
11. Auckland City Market
Located in Atlanta’s historic downtown Oakland, this popular discount hall and flea market is open 7 days a week year-round.
Home to more than 20 boutiques and Atlanta’s oldest outdoor flea market, Oakland is filled with fine vintage clothing, books, antiques, furniture and electronics. In addition to market vendors, visitors will find a range of services at discount malls, with permanent stores offering clothing alterations and TV and computer repairs.
With free admission and free parking, the Oakland City Flea Market is one of Atlanta’s best affordable destinations for a unique day out.
12. Peachtree Vendor Flea Market and Antique Center
Part large antique store, part flea market, Peachtree Peddler’s Flea Market & Antique Centre, located on I-75 in McDonough, is one of the best hidden treasure hunters in the state.
Has over 20,000 square feet. Stalls and vendors, as well as bakery stalls, Mexican restaurants and tea and coffee making facilities, this is a popular stop for tourists and family groups.
Peachtree Peddler’s Flea Market & Antique Centre is open every day except Wednesday, 11am-6pm and Saturday 9am-6pm.
In addition to delicious food, shoppers can browse stalls selling candles, fragrances, kitchen items, toys, computers, records, sunglasses, and more.
13. West Georgia Flea Market
Carrollton’s West Georgia Flea Market, held every weekend from 8 am to 4 pm, is one of the most popular flea markets for families with children, thanks to the many attractions and vendors.
With an outdoor zoo, kids can get up close and personal with animals like lamas, camels and birds, while adults can enjoy a large food court and clean facilities.
Those looking for unique gifts will appreciate the local handcrafted arts and crafts, as well as the selection of personalised and engraved items like jewellery and watches.
14. Flea Market City
Columbus’s Flea Market City may be one of Georgia’s smaller markets, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in character.
Open every Saturday and Sunday from 7am, Flea is known for its great-value jewelry, furniture, and antiques – saving big bucks and offering unique products you won’t find in the big high street stores.
In addition to hanging out among the stalls, stop for a bite at the popular Albert’s Kitchen. The Market’s restaurant serves cheap and delicious authentic Georgian meals and is open for lunch and dinner.
15. Sweeties Flea Market
A longtime favorite among Hamptons and Atlanta residents, Sweeties Flea Market first opened in 1947 and has offered shoppers the opportunity to purchase unique items every weekend since.
Open every Saturday and Sunday at 7am in Henry County, Georgia, Sweeties Flea Market has it all. Whether you’re looking for rare collectibles, fresh local produce, the latest technology or vintage clothing, you’ll find a wide variety of items at Sweeties’ many suppliers.
For those particularly hot Georgia summer days, Sweetie’s also offers a variety of cold drinks and places to relax in the shade.
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