Flohmarkt auf der Bremer Bürgerweide

One of the largest and most prominent flea market of its kind in Germany, welcoming every week 20,000 visitors from Bremen and the surrounding regions

The Flohmarkt auf der Bremer Bürgerweide is one of the largest and most prominent flea market of its kind in Germany. Many visitors from Bremen and the surrounding regions, have been meeting here every Sunday, for the past 20 years.

And whether you’re looking for antique or modern, useful or bizarre, there is a lot of everything at this flea market. The strategic location of the Bürgerweide flea market (Bremen Central Station), right in the heart of the Hanseatic city, makes it easy to reach, particularly for the foreign flea market enthusiast.

Depending on weather conditions, the organizers decide whether the flea market will be held under the open sky of the Bürgerheide (shinny days) or in the covered space of the Hansa Carré (rain and snow).

This flexible approach has paid off: on peak days, up to 600 flea market vendors and more than 20,000 visitors flock at the Bürgerweide flea market.

It is so popular that even merchants from the neighboring regions of the Ruhr and Schleswig-Holstein, and even from the Netherland, are not afraid to drive the whole way to Bremen.

The appeal and flair of the Bürgerweide flea market mainly comes from the fact that this flea market provides a successful mix of private and professional merchants, who showcase long-forgotten family treasures uncovered from the dusty attics and basement of old family estates.

One particularly great thing about the Bürgerweide flea market, is that the organizers always make sure that no industrial products, large electrical household appliances or miscellaneous car accessories affect the atmosphere of the flea market. This is a pretty nice guarantee that almost only high quality merchandises are sold here.

Antiquing Tip Of The Day

When I’m not able to travel, I check out a variety of online sources overseas and over the years have developed relationships with certain vendors who’ll let me save up my purchases until I have enough to fill a big box.

— Alex Wijnen, founder of Attic Antics
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2 reviews

  1. Ein schöner, zentral gelegener Flohmarkt direkt hinter dem Bremer Hauptbahnhof am Messegelände. Hier gibt es für jeden was, und professionelle Händler sind glücklicherweise verboten. Der Markt ist ziemlich groß – es hat einfach Spaß gemacht, sich in Ruhe umzuschauen und das ein oder andere kuriose Schnäppchen zu machen. Der Flohmarkt findet jeden Sonntag statt, und wer selbst einmal seinen alten Kram verkaufen möchte, kann das zum günstigen Kurs von 5 Euro pro Meter tun. PKW oder LKW am Stand kosten allerdings extra. Voranmeldung ist nicht erforderlich, einfach gaaaanz früh aufstehen und vor Sonnenaufgang ein Plätzchen abgreifen!

  2. Der Flohmarkt Bürgerweide ist meistens genau vor dem Messehallen hinter dem Hauptbahnhof. Wenn Veranstaltungen sind und die Fläche vor den Messehallenbenötigt wird, findet der Flohmarkt beim Hansa Carre statt. Man muss beim Flohmakrt schon relativ früh dasein, um noch etwas schönes zu finden. Es sind mittlerweile immer weniger Privatverkäufer auf dem Flohmarkt, was sehr schade ist, da die gewerblichen Verkäufer meinestens nur Neuware anbieten.

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