Fantastic Flea And Farmers’ Markets To Shop In Philly This Weekend

Spaces and places all around Philadelphia are filled with diverse indoor and outdoor pop-up shopping experiences this week...

As the last full month of summer comes to a close, Philly’s outdoor shopping scene remains as hot as ever.

Pop-up indoor bazaars complement outdoor markets so that no matter your preference, Philly’s flea, artisan and farmers’ market scene has something for you this week.

Some, like the Taller Puertorriqueño Flea Market, will take place for the first time this weekend. Others, like the Franklin Flea and the semi-annual favorite Uhuru Flea Market, returns for another 2016 edition. Plus, farmers’ markets are in full swing with summer’s bounty.

Check out when to shop this weekend in Philadelphia.

Franklin Flea

This summer’s Franklin Flea — a pop-up market selling vintage and antique wares, clothing, art and more — has teamed up with a permanent Philadelphia marketplace, Reading Terminal Market, to create a one-stop shopping and eating experience. Explore the indoor Reading Terminal Market before or after browsing the outdoor Franklin Flea, which pops up on Saturday on Filbert Street.

Franklin Flea

When:Saturday, August 20, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where:11th to 12th streets on Filbert Street

www.franklinflea.com

Art Star Pop-Up at Spruce Street Harbor Park

Boasting more than 20 art and craft vendors, the recurring Art Star Pop-Up sets up shop weekly at Philadelphia’s urban beach, Spruce Street Harbor Park. There, shoppers can lounge on multicolored hammocks and enjoy life-size board games between rounds of shopping a curated selection of goods like handmade jewelry, unique bookends, custom ties and leather pieces.

Art Star Pop-Up at Spruce Street Harbor Park

When:Every Saturday (including August 20) through September 24, 1-5 p.m.
Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

www.artstarcraftbazaar.com

Uhuru Flea Market at Clark Park

Clark Park has double the markets on Saturday, August 20 as the recurring Uhuru Flea Market returns for the month of August. The West Philly staple lines the park with tables covered in cultural jewelry, antiques, records, books and much more.

Uhuru Flea Market at Clark Park

When:Saturday, August 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where:Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue

www.uhurufleamarket.blogspot.com

Taller Puertorriqueño Flea Market

Taller Puertorriqueño, an arts and culture center dedicated to the preservation of Puerto Rican and Latino arts, is moving to their new El Corazon Cultural Center in October (hooray!). Ahead of the transition, the center is holding its first annual flea market featuring a variety of things for sale like kitchen appliances, toys, books and jewelry.

Taller Puertorriqueño Flea Market

When:Saturday, August 20, 9 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where:Taller Puertorriqueno, 2557 N. 5th Street

www.tallerpr.org

Indoor Antique & Vintage Market at the Kimmel Center

Produced by the locally traveling Philly Flea group, the Kimmel Center serves as an air-conditioned haven for the antique and vintage market, which will feature antique furniture, vintage clothing and accessories, home décor and even 19th-century Art Nouveau pieces.

Indoor Antique & Vintage Market at the Kimmel Center

When:Saturday, August 20, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

www.philafleamarkets.org

The Food Trust Farmers’ Markets

With tons of locations around the city, The Food Trust Farmers’ Markets provide locally grown fruits and veggies for everyone within the Philadelphia community. This weekend, catch the market in Germantown on Friday, and at Clark Park, Fitler Square, Hunting Park, Liberty Lands Park and Overbrook on Saturday. On Sunday, the market sets up shop under the historic Shambles at Headhouse Square.

The Food Trust Farmers’ Markets

When:Ongoing
Where:Headhouse Square Farmers' Market, 2nd and Lombard streets; Clark Park, 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue; Fitler Square, 23rd and Pine streets; Hunting Park, Old York Road and West Hunting Park Avenue; Liberty Lands Park, 3rd and Poplar streets; Overbrook, Lancaster and City Avenues; Germantown, 6026 Germantown Avenue

www.thefoodtrust.org

Farm To City Farmers' Markets

More farmers' markets grow around Philly thanks to the Farm to City group of markets. On Saturday, the market brings fresh and local produce to the High Street Farmers’ Market, located in front of Fork Restaurant and High Street Market. Saturday also brings the farmers’ market to the year-round Rittenhouse Square location. South Philly gets a piece of the action on Sunday with the Dickinson Square Market.

Farm To City Farmers' Markets

When:Ongoing
Where:Rittenhouse Square, 18th and Walnut streets; High Street Farmers' Market, 3rd and Market streets; Dickinson Square Farmers’ Market, Moyamensing Avenue and Morris Street

www.farmtocity.org

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