Your Ultimate Guide To Webster Flea Market

Webster Flea Market
© Photo by Webster Westside Flea Market

Celebrating over 50 years of trading, Webster Flea Market (also known as Webster Westside Market) is located on an open-air space spanning 35 acres. As Florida’s oldest market, this is a great place to visit if you want to head off the beaten path and experience the heart of the small, unassuming town of Webster. Home to around 1,500 vendors, each offering a variety of different products, there’s something for everyone and you are guaranteed not to be heading home empty-handed!

 

 

What You Can Expect To Buy At Webster Flea Market

Webster Flea Market, Fresh Produce
© Photo by Thomas Le on Unsplash

 

Bargain hunters and treasure seekers will be in their element at Webster Flea Market and you can easily spend the whole morning browsing both indoor and outdoor stalls. Expect to find beautiful hand-crafted pieces and soft furnishings, as well as high-quality antiques and collectible items. Antique dealers and serious collectors will not be disappointed and there’s always a haggle to be had for those looking to snap up a bargain.

 

From fresh fruit and vegetables to hot dogs and donuts, you can find a range of goodies to satisfy the palette and you can even enjoy an ice-cold beer or a milkshake – perfect to enjoy in the hot Florida sunshine after a good old rummage! You can find a vendor directory on the official website here.

 

For those who are a little more peckish, take a visit to the Farmer’s Market Restaurant located next to the market, which serves up a great selection of home-cooked buffet food. If it’s a hot day, the air-conditioned building will be a great resting spot to cool off before you get back to bartering at the Market.

 

 

Events At Webster Flea Market

Motorcycle Swap and Meet
© Photo by Webster Westside Market

 

Every first Sunday of the month, Webster Flea Market opens its doors to the Webster Westside Cycle Swap and Meet; Florida’s largest monthly motorcycle meet-up. More than 200 vendors offer new and used parts for motorcycle enthusiasts who come to show off and view these amazing vehicles. Admission is $5 and includes a free beer, soda or water! Parking is free.

 

Make sure to visit on one of the holiday days (Labor day, Memorial day etc.) as you can often find even more gems as vendors come from all over to offer up their unique products.

 

Note: Keep an eye on the official website and Facebook page for up-to-date information on events.

 

 

Opening Hours At Webster Flea Market

 

Webster Flea Market is open every Monday year-round, no matter the weather. There are slightly differing opening times dependant on the season as seen below:

 

October – April

5am – 3pm

May – September

6am – 2pm

Note: There are fewer vendors in the summer months so you may prefer to browse in the winter season when there are the highest number of stalls available for you to peruse through. 

 

 

Tickets At Webster Flea Market

 

Admission to Webster Flea Market for members of the public is free and there are various different parking lots costing between $1-5 for the day.

 

Please see below for a full breakdown of prices for vendors looking to set up stall at the Market:

 

 

Per Monday

4-week month

5-week month

Undercover booths

$19

 

$76

$95

Outside small field and fenceline booths

$13

 

$52

$65

Big field rent

$31

 

$124

$155

 

Per month

4-week month including 2 undercover spaces

5-week month including 2 undercover spaces

Single sheds

$63

$215

$253

Double sheds

$119

$272

$310

 

How To Get To Webster Flea Market

 

Webster Flea Market is located at 516 NW 3rd Street in Webster, Florida, about an hour’s drive from the west of Orlando. The town of Webster is situated between two major north-south Florida back roads: US-27 and US-301. The Market is centrally located in the town on County Road 471. The best option is to drive as it’s a little off the beaten path, which is what makes it such a great find!

 

 

Nearby Popular Tourist Destinations 

 

Bushnell Motorsports Park

Bushnell Motorsports Park, Go Kart
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If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, kart racing at Bushnell Motorsports Park is the place for you. Located just under 7 miles from Webster Flea Market, it’s a great day out for all the family, and particularly for those who love to race as the karts are comparable to mini formula race cars! The track is unique in that it contains a bridge and an underpass and 17 turns (of which one is banked) making it the only competition kart track in the country with these characteristics.  

 

A single ten-minute race costs $23 plus tax and you can buy packages for up to five races. There’s also the option to rent out the whole racetrack for your own private event.

 

Dade Battlefield Historical Park

Dade Battlefield Historical Park, Garden entrance
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If you enjoy history, Dade Battlefield Historical Park is located within a picturesque 80-acre park where you can also find a small museum displaying some interesting artefacts. The site preserves the Second Seminole War Battlefield dating back to 1835. It is recognised as a United States National Historical Landmark. Every January, the park hosts an annual battle re-enactment, attracting over 2,000 visitors from both near and far. There are some beautiful hiking trails which offer up great opportunities for bird watchers and for families there is the opportunity to go Geo-seeking.

 

Located just over 5 miles from Webster Flea Market, the historical site makes a perfect place to visit in the afternoon after you’ve made your many purchases at the Market. The park is open all year-round from 8 am to sunset and entrance fees range from $2-3. Picnic pavilions can be rented for $53.50 for the day.

 

A Final Note

 

Webster Flea Market proudly stands as the seventh-largest tourist destination in Florida and it’s not difficult to see why. Many vendors have been selling their products here for over 15 years and as a result, the Market has built up a friendly and close-knit community. With a wide variety of stalls to cater to all tastes, there are so many bargains to be had. Make sure to head on down in peak winter season to make the most of the near 4000 dealers set up on-site offering up their unique products!

Amy Cubbon
From a young age, Amy had always dreamt of travelling the world and documenting her experiences. Upon finishing school, she started her dream job as a travel blogger and has never looked back ever since. Her life dream is to visit every country in the world.

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