Having just celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2017, Montsweag Flea Market is all set to make its 41st summer of trade its best yet. This flea market boasts to be mid-coast Maine’s largest outdoor flea market, and it tends to grow just a little year on year. Montsweag Flea Market certainly draws the crowds, and after a visit here it is easy to see why!
Montsweag Flea Market is a family-run affair, which makes it all the more appealing and promotes a really wholesome vibe throughout the market. It only opens through the summer months, and on a few days of each week so there are plenty of opportunities to explore its offerings. One day of the week Montsweag Flea Market is specialized for antiques only, whereas weekends are more of a free-for-all for anything and everything second hand. The weekends do tend to be busier too, welcoming both more vendors and many more shoppers around.
Many of the stall holders at Montsweag Flea Market are incredibly specialized in their wares, often having stalls at permanent markets in locations close by or even having a small shop for their goods. It can make for really awesome conversations, especially for those shoppers that are seeking specific items or have a real qualified interest in antique goods. On an average day at the Montsweag Flea Market, shoppers can browse through stalls filled with antique furniture, vintage tools, antique artwork, other household items, toys, suitcases, kitchen ware and huge amounts of random curios. There is certainly something for every taste and every budget at Montsweag Flea Market.
The Montsweag Flea Market is easy to find and has plenty of free parking available for shoppers. There is food and other refreshments on site, but plenty of eating places and other attractions at the nearby coast. Spending a morning at the market and an afternoon at the sea makes for a perfect summer outing!
Antiquing Tip Of The Day
If you find something beautiful, use it. And if you break it, repair it – you’ll only be adding to its value.
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