Toronto Flea Markets
One of the joys of Saturday morning, other than not going to work, is the search for a bargain at a flea market. One man's trash might turn into your treasure. It's quite easy to spend hours searching tables hoping to find something for virtually nothing.
Here are some flea market tips.
Here are the flea markets in Toronto (from west to east):
Dr. Flea's Flea Market
8 Westmore Drive (Highway 27 & Albion Road)
Etobicoke, ON, M9V 3Z7
This flea market offers 400 stalls in a climate-controlled building, plus outdoor facilities. Wide selection of household and personal items, ranging from clothing and carpeting to CDs and comic books. The stalls of the farmers' market stock fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, fresh poultry and fish, deli meats, chocolates and bulk foods. Portuguese, Italian and West Indian food products can also be purchased here. Parking and admission are free. Open: Sat. & Sun. 10 am - 5 pm
Toronto Weston Flea Market
404 Old Weston Road
(Old Weston Road & St. Clair Avenue West)
This indoor market has been running since 1992, covers over 60,000 square feet and has over 200 vendors. The vendors offer a wide variety of goods and services selling everything including the big names without the highretail prices. Open Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm. Web site
Downsview Park Farmers And Merchants Market
40 Carl Hall Road
(Downsview Park - Sheppard Ave. W. and Keele)
Toronto, M3K 2B6
600 vendors offer deals on fresh fruit & vegetables, clothing, shoes, personal items, jewellery, CDs and DVDs, computers, electronics, toys housewares, furniture, and much more. Food court serves different types of Canadian & international foods. Parking is free.Open Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm. Web site
Fantastic Flea Market
11300 Yonge Street (Richmond Hill)
One mile North of Elgin Road.
Open 10-5. Admission charge Sundays. Approx 150 dealers. Market has snack bar. Indoor & outdoor space available. c/p Jim McCulloch.
Stouffville Country Market
12555 10th Line Line
(404 N. to Stouffville Side Road E., to the Tenth Line N.)
Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON, L4A 7Z6
Fax: (905) 640 - 3873
The Stouffville Country Market is Ontario's original Flea Market and is open year-round, has over 200 vendors. There's a fresh fruit & vegetable market, butchers, deli's, snack bars, chip trucks, andh more. This flea market features carpets, phones, clothes, baked goods, fruits, vegetables and countless other items. There is also a variety of restaurants and a petting zoo. Sat. 8 am - 4 pm; Sun. 9 am - 4 pm. Web site
1921 Eglinton Avenue East
(Southwest corner of Eglinton Avenue & Warden)
Scarborough, Ontario, M1L 2L6
This flea market consists of 250 booths offering china, hardware, new and used items, electronics, crafts and clothing. You'll also find 15 quality jewelers, who will customize your jewellery at very competitive prices.
Open: Wed. & Thurs. 10 – 6; Fri. 10 – 8; Saturday & Sunday 10 – 6