Flea markets and garage sales are common for the US. As a rule, they are held once per month. One can find anything from vintage clothing to records of The Beatles at these markets. These are some popular trading places of stylish and inexpensive shopping in Los Angeles.
Rose Bowl Flea Market
Rose Bowl Flea Market has recently celebrated its 45th anniversary. Every second Sunday of the month the space, around the famous stadium is filled with thousands of buyers and sellers. The flea market thrills with its size; it usually collects about 2.5 thousand merchants and 20 thousand visitors. This event presents loads of vintage clothes, unusual shoes, original accessories, antique furniture and other “hand-made treasures”. In addition, there is a food court where one can eat burgers, hot dogs, burritos, fries, pizza, coffee, lemonade, drink wine or beer. The entrance fee is required.
Pasadena City College Flea Market
Pasadena City College Flea Market is one of the largest flea markets in southern California. It is traditionally held on the first Sunday of the month from 8:00am to 15:00pm. About 500 merchants offer unique antique and collectible items, records, musical instruments, clothing, toys, etc. The flea market is in the Parking lot next to the campus. In addition to vintage clothing, jewelry and other interesting things, visitors can enjoy delicious food, entertainment and fun student atmosphere. Entry is free of charge.
Arts District Flea
The official opening of the flea market was in 2014. It permanently settled down in the old spacious warehouse with concrete floors and high ceilings in Downtown. An area the size of more than a thousand square meters can accommodate about 60 vendors and hundreds of visitors. The event takes place every week from Friday to Sunday. Here guests can find products of local producers and artisans: clothing, decorations, jewelry, objects of art, furniture and other handmade things.
Silver Lake Art/Craft & Vintage
Flea market in Silverlake is held every second Saturday of the month. It is conveniently located away from the town center. The venue is a sport ground Micheltorena Street Elementary School. The flea presents vintage clothing and accessories, vintage furniture and vinyl records, more original paintings and other hand-made works of local craftsmen. Every time sale is accompanied by raffle, live performances and delicious food.