The Venice High Flea Market is organized by the Gondolier Booster Club, a non-profit organization that supports the students and faculty of Venice High School on the Westside of Los Angeles. So rest assured that not only are you shopping sustainably, but all proceeds go to a great cause. The market is held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Plus, admission and parking are absolutely free!
Among the mountains of secondhand goodies, you will find rare vinyl records, one-of-a-kind artwork, engraved silver cufflinks, and postcards of California in the 1960s. The Venice High flea market is exactly what a flea market should be: simple, relaxed, cheap, and full of interesting vintage items. There is a good selection of food trucks so you can grab a bite to eat while you shop.
This flea market is one of the best kept secrets in town. Shoppers love it for it's friendly atmosphere and cool vibe. Vendors love it for the low cost of setting up shop ($25) and all the eager vintage enthusiasts who visit their booths. If you're looking for funky jewelry, old-school electronics or retro clothing, you're sure to find it at the Venice High flea market. Few of the vendors accept credit cards, so make sure you have cash on hand. Also, don't forget to bring sunscreen!
Fun fact: All the exteriors of the famous 1970s movie Grease were filmed at Venice High.
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