Noted as one of the “Top Ten Flea Markets in America,” the Santa Monica Airport Antique & Collectible Market is the monthly appointment of flea market enthusiasts and antiques lovers in Los Angeles.
Merchants selling at the Santa Monica Airport flea market have a little bit of something for everyone, with items ranging from antique Victorian furniture and Mid-Century vintage collectibles, to art, second-hand clothing, oriental rugs, delicate silverware, beautiful crockery and cutlery, jewelry, rugs, original vintage posters and art prints, and so much more.
Vendors are friendly and chatty and the Santa Monica Airport flea market is run smoothly and to a good standard. There are many lovely restaurants and bars nearby to visit after a long day of vintage shopping and haggling. Some people believe that this flea market is a bit overpriced, however the selection of quality vintage items and antiques is impressive.
However, as with most flea markets, merchants selling at the Santa Monica Airport flea market are often willing to negotiate and bring their original asking price down a little bit. If you are looking for high-quality antiques, rare vintage fashion and furniture, then you will find some exceptional pieces at the Santa Monica Airport antiques & collectibles market.
The admission fee to the Santa Monica Airport flea market varies depending on which event visitors attend and at what time. On the 1st Sunday of the month the flea market has fewer vendors than on the 4th Sunday of the month. The entry fee is $4 on the 1st Sunday of the month, and $7 on the 4th Sunday of the month.