Your Ultimate Guide To Nashville Flea Market

One of the top 10 flea markets in America, The Nashville Flea Market at The Fairgrounds Nashville hosts more than 1,000 vendors from 30 different states
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Considered to be one of the top 10 flea markets in America, The Nashville Flea Market at The Fairgrounds Nashville hosts more than 1,000 vendors from 30 different states. Since its humble beginnings in 1969, the Nashville Flea Market has grown to be a large-scale monthly event, drawing close to half a million visitors annually! 

 

What You Can Expect To Buy At The Nashville Flea Market

Nashville Flea Market is a treasure trove of goodies waiting to be discovered
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The Nashville Flea Market is a treasure trove of goodies waiting to be discovered. The outdoor area is mostly comprised of vendors selling items like furniture, antiques, and other large decorative items. With a little searching, you can find many vintage items that are in perfect condition to bring home!

 

On the other hand, you’ll be able to find finer antiques, furniture, local and handmade products like jewelry, knick-knacks, soap, and other health and beauty products inside the hall. You can even buy boutique clothes and leather products here.

 

Feeling peckish? There are even vendors that sell snacks, fruit and vegetables, freshly baked goods, and specialty food items like artisanal jams and herbal supplements.

 

Nashville Flea Market Events

Not only is the Fairgrounds home to the Nashville Flea Market, but many events take place over the weekends when the flea market is not operating
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Not only is the Fairgrounds home to the Nashville Flea Market, but many events take place over the weekends when the flea market is not operating.

 

An upcoming event is the Nashville Roller Derby, scheduled on July 13 and August 17. Two games are held each day, the first game starting at 5:30 PM and the second one at 7:15 PM. Do note that you have to purchase the tickets in advance from their website!

 

A fan of dinosaurs? T-Rex Planet is bringing over 50 realistic giant dinosaurs to the Nashville Flea Market on August 10 and 11. Kids will have the chance to interact with dinosaur babies, and the 5D VR interactive experience that takes you back to prehistoric times is a favorite among all ages.

 

Nashville Flea Market 2019 Opening Hours

 

Do note that the Nashville Flea Market is only open on the last weekend of every month and on the third weekend of December due to Christmas.

 

Theme

Dates

Hours

Frozen Splendor

January 25-27, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

License To Chill

February 22-24, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

In Bloom

March 22-24, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

April Bash

April 26-28, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

A Day In The Sun

May 24-26, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Summer Vibes

June 21-23, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sun Kissed Summer

July 26-28, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

A Sip Of Summer

August 23-25, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Fall Into Autumn

September 27-29, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Autumn Spectacular

October 25-27, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Feel The Chill

November 22-24, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Good Tidings

December 20-22, 2019

Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Nashville Flea Market Ticket Prices

 

There is no admission fee for the Nashville Flea Market (another reason to spend a few hours wandering there!).

 

How To Get To The Nashville Flea Market

 

Directions to the Benton Avenue gate:

From I-65 exit at Wedgewood Avenue, head east on Wedgewood Avenue to the intersection of Bransford Avenue and Wedgewood Avenue. Turn right at the light onto Bransford Avenue. Then turn left at the 4-way stop sign onto Benton Avenue, and you will see the gate to the Nashville Flea Market.

 

Directions to the Raines Avenue gate:

From I-65 exit at Wedgewood Avenue, head east on Wedgewood Avenue. At the traffic light, go straight until you see the entrance to the Fairgrounds at Raines and Wedgewood. Then, turn right at Raines Avenue and you will see the gate to the Nashville Flea Market.

 

Parking on the grounds costs $5 and there will be parking attendants and security personnel to direct parking.

 

Popular Tourist Attractions Near Nashville Flea Market

Nashville is also known as the Music City, and what better way to learn more about the rockers who have been given the greatest honor in country music at the Country Music Hall of Fame
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Nashville is also known as the Music City, and what better way to learn more about the musicians who have been given the greatest honor in country music at the Country Music Hall of Fame. The exhibits not only tell the stories of musicians like Jimi Hendrix and Garth Brooks. But, they also display many of the instruments and artifacts that were once used by the greats.

 

Delight them with a trip to the Adventure Science Center which features more than 175 hands-on exhibits
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Traveling with kids? Delight them with a trip to the Adventure Science Center which features more than 175 hands-on exhibits focusing on biology, astronomy, earth science, energy, weather, sound, and space. In fact, it is home to state-of-the-art Sudekum Planetarium. The interactive displays and regular demonstrations allow the young ones to learn through entertainment!

 

If you are spending more than a day at Nashville, don’t forget to visit Nashville Zoo! The 9th largest zoo in the United States is said to be Middle Tennessee’s top paid attraction with more than 300 animal species calling it home. Check out our comprehensive guide on the zoo here

 

Final Thoughts On The Nashville Flea Market 

 

The Nashville Flea Market is a great alternative to the usual shopping mall experience for the community as well as tourists and supports local vendors in showcasing their products. It is the perfect place to bring a little part of Tennessee back with you from your trip. With the many events lined up throughout the year, there is always something not to be missed.

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