Sunday, January 6, 2013

2013 Michigan Flea Markets, Festivals and Antique Shops You MUST Visit!!!

For the past couple of years, I've listed my favorite flea markets, and festivals throughout Michigan, this year I want to include my favorite Antique/Thrift/Collectibles shops as well.

Antique Shops you MUST visit (in no particular order):

Livingston Antique Outlet-Howell
Collette's Vintage & Collectables-Davison
Lamb's Gate-Brand Ledge
Little Red Schoolhouse-Lansing
Mega Mall-Lansing
Williamston Antique Mall-Williamston
Memories Antique Mall-Swartz Creek
Pellston Antiques-Pellston
Fratz Consignments-Fenton

Outside of Michigan?
Jeffrey's-Findlay, OH
The Big Peach-Georgia

Flea Markets & Festivals?

Michigan Antique & Collectibles Festival-Midland Fairgrounds with over 1000 dealers on over 80 acres. You get your junkin fix with a good workout! Admission is $5 per person.
Dates: June 1-2, July 20-21, and September 21-22

Greenmead Flea Market-Livonia on the historic Greenmead Farm. The 2013 dates are not published yet,
but based on the last few years, I think it will be June 2 and September 8. Official dates are not posted yet. Admission is $2 per person. They can have up to 175 vendors.

Warren's Greatest Garage Sale in a parking structure at Warren's city hall. Admission is only $1 per person, and if you can think of it, it will probably be there! Usually held Memorial Weekend or there about-this year's dates have not been published yet.

Flatrock Historical Society Flea Market at the Flat Rock Speedway. Free admission and parking with up to 300 vendors. Their usual dates are the first Sunday in May and the first Sunday in October 7am-7pm.

Royal Oak Parking Structure Sale located in the 6th and Lafayette parking structure. Official dates are not published yet, but based on previous years, it usually is the middle of July and admission has been $2 per person.

Williamston Antiques Open House in Williamston-official dates are not published yet, but based on previous years March, June and December.

Mega Mall Summer Flea Markets-located in the parking lot of the Mega Mall in Lansing. The third Sunday of every month April through October 10am-3pm. I went twice this past summer and LOVED it!!

Ingham County Superfest Flea Market/Garage Sale located on the Ingham County Fairgrounds. Admission is $4 per person. Official dates are not published yet but based on previous years, look for it to be the first weekend in February.

Michigan's Longest Yard Sale-located along US 12 (from Saline to New Buffalo) Heritage Trail August 9-11, 2013.

Michigan's Yard Sale Trail-200 miles of yard sales along Michigan's eastern coast in the Blue Water area from Sebewaing to Algonac. Official dates are not published yet, but based on last year, I would assume they would be August 9-11.

My all time favorite is the World's Longest Yard Sale from Gasden, Alabama to the Michigan/Ohio border all along 127. We went in 2008 and hope to make it back this summer-fingers crossed! :)

If you can't make it to any of these, never fear! I'll be sure to post lots of pictures and tell you all about it when I visit. I can't promise I'll be at all of them, but I'm hoping to cross most of them off my list this year!

Happy Treasure Hunting and thanks for visiting my blog!


  1. Thank's for that information! I usually never miss the Greenmead Flea Marked but did not go at all last year! I plan on going this year for sure along with Mega Mall!

  2. I am looking for a flea market the caliber of Shipshewana - are there any like that in Michigan - I live in Canada and am looking for something new to visit

    1. Hi Cheryl, I think Midland would be the closest thing to Shipshewana, although it is more antiques and collectibles and very little tube socks, luggage and purses. It is big over 1000 dealers on 80 acres. Hope this helps!