Flea Markets

Here in San Antonio we have fine flea markets, influenced heavily by the vast indoor/outdoor mercados of Mexico. Looking to get a sonogram and a haircut, pet a donkey and ride a pony, eat some ice cream and a corn cup, play some videos games and pick up some new home furnishings? If you choose the right flea market, you can do it all on a Saturday morning — in one place. Here are a few of the best Saytown has to offer. — James Courtney

Trader's Village

A huge, new facility with standard trinkets and gifts, tires, appliances, local produce, a singularly diverse array of food offerings, a petting zoo, rides, an arcade, and much more. Trader's Village is clean, mostly covered, and also hosts events and concerts.

9am-6pm Sat-Sun,
9333 Southwest Loop 410,
(210) 623-8383

Bussey's Flea Market

Opened in 1978, Bussey's climbs a slight hill off the side of I-35 between San Antonio and New Braunfels. Bussey's is half open air, offers excellent garage sale finds as well as imported and discount merchandise, and boasts simple but tasty concessions.

7am-5pm Sat-Sun,
18738 IH 35 N, Schertz, TX,
(830) 609-0800

Flea Mart (Poteet Flea Market)

A local legend, Flea Mart is 50 acres of good deals on almost everything you can imagine. Expect standard concession-stand food and drink, live conjunto music, and mostly covered walkways winding through colorful surprise after surprise.

10am-6pm Sat-Sun,
12280 Poteet Jourdanton Fwy,
(210) 624-2666


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