The Somerville Flea Market is a fantastic open-air market in Massachusetts, which operates from June until October. One of its purposes, of course, is to showcase vintage and second-hand items for flea fans to come to browse and buy.
The Somerville Flea Market also has a huge community spirit, and aims to bring together vendors, artists and musicians to connect them with Somerville and surrounding communities. The vibe at this flea market is relaxed, friendly and encourages everyone to visit regularly and bring their friends!
The majority of the vendors attending the Somerville Flea Market deal in vintage and antique wares that have been reclaimed, restored and repurposed. Some of the craftmanship on display is absolutely excellent, and provides so much inspiration for anyone that has ever considered any kind of reclamation or restoration. Vendors are more than happy to have a chat with interested visitors, and new ideas are constantly being hatched at this flea market!
As well as vintage and antique goods, the Somerville Flea Market also celebrates traditional methods of arts, crafts and creation and invites artists that continue these traditions to display their skills and items for sale. Therefore, the range of items for sale here is enticing for all, whether collector or casual browser. There are old cameras, beautifully reclaimed pieces of furniture, original artwork, household items newly crafted and also antique, vintage clothing, handbags, china ware, posters and toys. And of course, all vendors are happy to bargain!
In addition to its vintage and antiques vendors, the Somerville Flea Market also has a farmer’s market, delicious snacks, and some of the top musicians in the area playing live. Somerville Flea Market is much more than just a flea, it is a real community event with food and entertainment, and is proud to be such. There is a car park within easy walking distance but it is not huge so public transport, cycling or car-pooling is encouraged.
As well as vintage and antique goods, the Somerville Flea Market also celebrates traditional methods of arts, crafts and creation and invites artists that continue these traditions to display their skills and items for sale.