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Best Flea Markets and Swap Meets in Los Angeles

Sat., Aug. 4, 2012 9:34 AM EDT
by Roz Edward

Flea markets and swap meets dot the urban landscape during the warm summer months and are much like  African bazaars with spaces, booths and tents offering all types of goods from bargain priced socks and t-shirts to handmade jewelry and clothing to the much sought after knock-off designer handbags, sunglasses and bootleg CDs.

Many markets offer fresh produce and plants from local farms, and whether they are held indoors, such as in a warehouse or school gymnasium; or it may be outdoors such as in a parking lot or under a Big-top like tent..

But if your looking for favorite fragrance or a smart looking accessories you kind find it here for a fraction of the cost. Here then are our Top 10 picks for Los Angeles shoppers.

1. Bonito’s Swap Meet
620 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles
(213) 483-2554
Where: Westlake, Central LA

 


2. Swap Meet & Flea Market
2551 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles
(213) 487-7907
Where: Mid City, Central LA, Mid-Wilshire

3. Zaatar Mostafa
2700 N Broadway, Los Angeles
(323) 343-8807
Where: East LA, Montecito Heights

4. A & M Market & Water
2974 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles
(323) 734-2857

5. Trade A Day
1976 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles
(213) 784-9845

6. Maricela’s Discount
4141 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles
(323) 260-7788

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7. New to You Thrift Store
5628 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles
(323) 239-2227

8. The Roadium Open Air Market
2500 W. Redondo Beach Blvd, Torrance, CA 90504 » Map (310) 532-5678

9. Bargain Bazaar
1453 15th St, Santa Monica
310) 395-2338

Where: Pico, West LA

10. Alameda SwapMeet
4501 S Alameda (Unit Frt), Los Angeles, CA 90058 (323) 233-2764

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