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« on: March 12, 2004 02:53:16 AM »

to sell at and buy
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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2004 08:07:34 AM »

i would love to know this too
(i more want to buy than sell...)
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2004 10:36:58 PM »

pad: the guide to ultra living  lists several flea markets in georgia (and other states)

not sure how great they are. i've only been to keller's in savannah. it's ok if you like out dated avon products...lol
i did once see and entire family (3 generations) all in camo...baby, mommy,daddy, grandma and grandpa. that was exciting! heh.
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2004 06:55:36 AM »

I'd like to know this too.  I'm stuck with Smilie's in Macon.  It used to be cool, and then people started setting up booths with nothing but cheap dollar store crap.  Undecided  I like to look at the yardsale tables people set up there though.
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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2004 09:56:54 PM »

two that i know of in the NE area:   Pendergrass Flea Market (which has sadly gone the way of the dollar store vendor for the most part)
and the J&J Flea Market in Athens.  The J&J still has that flea market feel outside among the $10 table vendors, or at least it did the last time I overhauled my wardrobe...I'm hoping to go set up there again soon (can't beat a Saturday of a Georgia home game!!), I'll follow up if its worth it.
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« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2004 07:03:55 AM »

i'm in athens and we have a fleamarket here called the j&j and it's awesome! though, like most flea markets you need to come EARLY for the good stuff.... athens has at least 5 vintage clothing stores downtown that i can think of and with those shop owners and all of the college students things go fast.... but i definitely think it would be worth the trip out here.

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J & J Flea Market is open Saturdays and Sundays year-round.
With 1250 vendor spaces, both indoor and outdoor, visitors will find collectibles, antiques, crafts and more.

Address: 11661 Commerce Road  Athens  GA  USA
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2005 06:17:23 PM »

We have three pretty sweet flea markets here in or near Augusta.  Highway 56 flea market which has everything from designer knockoffs to goats!  THen we have a newer flea market in the same area and then one that is a flea market/ antique market in North Augusta. 
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2005 07:55:54 PM »

I know this thread is kind of old... but if anybody's still wondering...

I've been able to find some good buys at Keller's Flea Market in Savannah.  If you're somewhere in that part of Georgia, I'd go there (I think they're open Fridays and Saturdays).  If you're in the Atlanta area, or North Georgia, I'd go to Pendergrass.
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« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2005 08:40:37 AM »

there are two indoor flea/antique markets near me - one is off of Old hwy 41 in Kennesaw & the other is off US 41 (Cobb Parkway) near the Big Chicken in Marietta. I found some awesome tintype photos at the Marietta one for CHEAP. The one in Kennesaw has tons of great antiques, postcards, books, etc...

they're both open mon-sat...
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« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2005 07:13:55 PM »

there's a flea market/ antique mall in rome... there are a bunch of antiques upstairs and flea market type stuff downstairs... usually pretty good stuff, worth the time, I think... not so much dollar store stuff... and it's not set up like an actual flea market...
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« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2005 03:09:29 PM »

She'll yell at you if you call it a flea market "IT'S AN ANTIQUE STORE" but... yeah... it's neat, in Ball Ground. Canton. Packrat's Daughter or something like that.
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« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2005 06:18:23 PM »

here in athens is the j and j flea market which is totally an awesome cultural experience, and you can usually boy cool stuff from the table vendors outside (inside is mostly old tires and made in china crap, but there's some interesting stuff too -- it's worth taking a look) but I doubt it would be a good place to sell crafts.
Big City Breads used to have a mini flea market out front, where people did sell crafts, but I don't know if that's still going.  there's also the OCAF sales in Watkinsville -- in December they have an arts and crafts sale and in spring they have a rummage sale -- they're not strictly flea markers but you can always find good stuff.
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« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2006 01:59:43 PM »

LAKE WOOD antique market

look it up

its awsome

or it might be Lakewood antique market
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« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2006 05:57:40 PM »

Hey guys!  I just wanted to update this post as I recently found out that Oct. will be the last Lakewood Flea.  They are shutting it down, which is tragic because it's awesome!  Do not be fooled into thinking that their counterpart, Lakewood 400 Flea, is as good.  It is owned by the same people but my fiance and I drove up to it last weekend and it was all suburb decorator stuff.  Not much junk at all.  So don't forget to go to the last ever Lakewood Flea the second weekend of Oct.!

Also, I have been to several N. Georgia Fleas as well.  Pendergrass was just as everyone has said....dollar junk, new tools, etc.  They have a few outdoor vendors that are still junky enough though.

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« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2006 12:26:19 PM »

Where is lakewood flea at???
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« Reply #15 on: September 21, 2006 02:33:11 PM »

Here is a link to the Lakewood Flea website with some info on the closing.  The map on this site is for Lakewood 400 Flea which is in Cumming, GA.  (According to several dealers I overheard when we were at Lakewood this month they will be moving their booths to Lakewood 400...so hopefully it will be better in the future.)
http://www.lakewoodantiques.com/ 

Lakewood is on the South side of Atlanta off I 85.  Here is a link that has the address and a map
http://atlanta.citysearch.com/profile/11495006/

October 12-15!
Thursday admission is $5, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday is $3 and the pass is good all weekend.

Let's go buy some junk!
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« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2008 08:26:56 PM »

I am new to this site, but I have a few wonderful flea markets that I have been too that have made me think about how they look.

One was Bessemer, AL....It looks really rough but the people that go there will spend their money..they are not the kind to haggle either.

Then there was Anderson, SC....It looks rough but the people that go there are nice and don't seem to mind spending money...Very nice people in the office and the vendors are helpful.

There again in South Carolina, but in Greer, Is a place called Barn yard....All under cover..very nice place..Nice Office Staff and Vendors.

Asheville, North Carolina....It's name is Smiley's...Did really good off of their tables outside...People there were ok.

Athens, Al...a nice flea market there....try and get inside..Just remember tho they do not have a/c, so bring a fan if it is in the summer.

Columbia, SC...Barn Yard is great....It is off US Hwy 1, off of I-26 Go towards Lexington....Did really well 2 weekends in a row.

Now I am looking for other great flea markets to go to.  They have to be big and busy.  Anyone have an idea of where I can go?  Has to be in the US.
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gemstonegurl05
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2008 09:10:34 PM »

Does anyone have any ideas of where to go for a huge flea market?

Has to be in the united states, and has to be in the south!!!!  Right now the north is just too cold for my ole' bones...lol..

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated...TYVM
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« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2008 03:37:19 PM »

it is so disapointing to me that i live 1 mile from the Pendergrass Flea Market "largest flea market in georgia" And its just crap over there.  Made in china, knock off coaches, and tools....sniff sniff.
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« Reply #19 on: August 15, 2012 10:42:39 PM »

Well Anyone tell us that what is the purpose of flea markets?
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