About Dutchess County Fleamarkets - Now that summer is sizzling, vendors are saving their spots at our three flea markets. While they're setting up their booths and tables, visitors can enjoy the variety of goods for sale! It truly is fun for the whole family to walk around and see the wide range of merchandise available. All offer free parking and free admission. Here's a look at the biggest flea markets in Dutchess.
At Rinaldi's Flea Market, held every Sunday at 900 Dutchess Turnpike/ Route 44 in Poughkeepsie, individuals can buy or sell antiques, art, collectibles, jewelry, equipment and more. Owner Bill Rinaldi has been in the auction business for more than 40 years in this area. No need to be wary selling or finding hidden gems here. There are even vendors and food trucks with food for sale! For more information, check out www.rinaldiauctions.com
Beacon Flea Market; the Beacon Flea Market opens every Sunday from 8am until 3pm. A variety of vendors selling vintage collectibles, household items, and antique curiosities set up shop at 6 Henry Street right off Main in Beacon. Regular dealers and one-time garage-sale booths make the market fresh and engaging every Sunday. Beacon Flea Market strongly believes in supporting local commerce by not vending food or beverages, and encourages customers and vendors to patronize the wide variety of cafes and restaurants on Main Street.
Want to make a day out of a flea market? Going to the Stormville Airport Antique Show and Flea Market is a must. It really is an airport, located at 428 Route 216, and has room for more than 600 spots for sellers and food vendors. Merchandise varies, from locally sourced Hudson Valley goods and foods such as honey, salsa and beef jerky, to antiques and cozy decorations for your home. There's a big one on this holiday weekend, July 6 & 7; August 31 & September 1 (Labor Day); and October 12 & 13 (Columbus Day) follow.
Their "Christmas in November" holiday shopping show has expanded to two days, November 2 & 3. Best part about Stormville? They're celebrating more than 40 years in business, so check them out at www.stormvilleairportfleamarktet.com Check out the link to a sister site hosting the Ultimate Family Yard Sales, where more than 400 families come together at this location!
Many vendors are independent from large companies; so many booths only accept cash. Credit cards may or may not be accepted, but sometimes personal checks are. The best part about the flea market experience is keeping all kinds of goods changing hands locally - one man's trash is another ones' treasure! So reuse, reduce, recycle, and rejoice! Help one another de-clutter and also buy local. In the next few weeks, get some sunblock, comfortable shoes and head on over to to a flea market near you! #dutchess #fleamarkets