Weekly & Bi-Weekly Flea Markets
Troy Flea (Albany Area)
Riverfront Park, Troy
Bi-weekly, 2nd & 4th Sun. July to October, 9 – 2
NOTES: Haven’t been yet, but looks like it has a cool, urban vibe. 2017 will be it’s 3rd year in operation.
Mower’s Flea Market (45 minutes south of Albany)
Intersection of Maple Lane & Deanies Alley, Woodstock, NY
Weekly, Sat. & Sun., May-November, depending on the weather
2017 opening: May 2oth
Free admission, Free parking in Mt. View Parking Lot
NOTES: Haven’t been yet, but it looks fun. 2017 is their 40th anniversary.
Annual Flea Markets
Washington County Antique Fair & Flea Market (1 hour north of Albany)
392 Old Schuylerville Road, Greenwich, NY 12834
May 6-7, 2017 and August 5-6, 2017 Sat: 8 – 5 & Sun 9 – 4
NOTES: 220 vendors. Attended the last three years (2013-16) and enjoyed it very much. Had to scrounge, but found some good deals. Lots of really beautiful displays (reminded me of Country Living Fair).
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church [Guptils] Annual Flea Market (Albany Area)
Route 9, Latham, NY
2017: May 13th & September 16th
Free admission, Free parking
NOTES: Good location, good parking, good sales. Russian/Polish/American food available.
Glenmont Fire Department Annual Flea Market (Albany Area)
301 Glenmont Road, Glenmont, NY
Last Saturday in July, 8 am – 5 pm
120 vendors, $40/10′ x 10′ call: 518-436-1601
NOTES: Haven’t been in years, but enjoyed it about five years running in the late 1980’s.
Niskayuna Reformed Flea Market (Albany Area)
3041 Troy-Schenectady Road (Route 7), Niskayuna, NY 12309
September 24, 2026 9 – 4
80 vendors (518) 785-5575
Free admission, Free Parking
NOTES: I attend almost every year and find good deals–a mix of antiques and flea market. Food and bathrooms available. Always a farm stand set up, too.
Stormville Airport Flea Market (1.5 hours south of Albany)
428 Route 2016, Stormville, NY 12582 8 am – 4 pm
2017: April 29,30 I May 27, 28 I July 1, 2 I September 2, 3 I October 7, 8 I November 4, 5
Free admission, Free parking
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NOTES: Have never been, but looks great. Started in the 1970’s.
Farther Afield Flea Markets
Beacon Flea Market (1.5 hours south of Albany)
Sundays (fair-weather), April to November, 8 -3
Notes: No food in order to support of local food businesses. Haven’t been yet.
Rinaldi Flea Market (1.5 hours south of Albany)
900 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie
Sundays, April to November, 8-4
Notes: In business for over 40 years. Haven’t been yet.
Hastings Flea (2.5 hours south of Albany)
2nd Sundays in summer, 10 am
Notes: 3 years old, live music, food vendors. Haven’t been yet.
Large Annual Garage Sales
Christian Brothers Academy Annual Garage Sale
12 Airline Drive, Colonie, NY 12205
February 24, 2017 6-8:30 pm ($5) AND February 25, 2017 (Sa & Su) 8 am -3 pm
NOTES: I attended 2017 for the first time, showing up at about 1 pm and the sale was pretty picked over. I would recommend attending as early as possible. Several large rooms and hallways in the the school were set up for the sale.
Woodlawn Neighborhood Garage Sale
Schenectady Neighborhood (eastern end)
May 21 & 22, 2017 (Sa & Su) at 9 am (always the 3rd weekend in May )
NOTES: I attend almost every year; it’s one of my favorites. Regular people selling some great stuff. It take place over a huge number of blocks on both sides of State Street. Sometimes driving on the narrow streets gets a little crazy, but it’s not too bad. Sometimes you can park and walk to 5 or 6 sales.
Waterford Village Wide Sell-Out
September 16 & 17, 2017
NOTES: I’ve heard great things about this sale but have never attended. Waterford is a picturesque town located at the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers.
Farther Afield Large Annual Garage Sales
Worlds Largest Annual Garage Sale (1.5 hours north of Albany)
Warrensburg, NY, Northway Exit 23
September 30 – October 1, 2017 (Sa & Su)
Free admission, Off-site parking with free shuttle service
NOTES: I’ve been attending this sale for over 30 years. Over 200 vendors plus garage sales by townspeople. Truly town-wide. Many food vendors. Porta-potties available throughout town. Shuttle from parking area near Exit 23 into town runs regularly and is free.
Stormville Airport Garage Sales (1.5 hours south of Albany)
428 Route 2016, Stormville, NY 12582
June 17, 2017 & September 16, 2017 9 am – 3 pm
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NOTES: I’ve never attended, but would love to someday. Free admission, Free parking, 400+ vendors.
50 Mile Garage Sale (4 hours west of Albany)
Route 90, Homer to Montezuma
July 29-30, 2017 (Sa & Su) 9 – 4 (always last full weekend in July)
NOTES: I’ve never attended, but would love to someday. It began in 1988.
Niskayuna Reformed Antique Show
Route 7, 3041 Troy-Schenectady Road, Niskayuna, NY
January 20, 2017, 10 – 5 518-785-5575
NOTES: 44th annual show. Church food available.
Schoharie Antique Show
Schoharie Central School
March 18-19, 2017 Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4 Entry $8.00
St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox “The Albany Show”
440 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12208
November 11-12 (Fri-Sat), 11 am – 6 pm Entry: $6.00
NOTES: 40 dealers. Greek food & pastry available.
Farther Afield Antique Shows
Brimfield Antiques and Collectibles Show (2.5 hours east of Albany)
May 9 – 14, 2017
NOTES: I’ve only been once, about 15 years ago with my sweet husband. It is HUGE! I had a ball visiting 2 of the fields, although we didn’t buy a lot as it was definitely “antique” prices. Martha Stewart is said to shop here regularly.
Country Living Fair (1.5 hours south of Albany)
Dutchess County Fairgrounds Rhinebeck, NY
June 2-4, 2017 (Fri-Sun) 10-5 pm Entry: $13-40.00
NOTES: I have attended this show two out of the three times its been held and it’s loads of fun. Lots of eye candy, some special events (e.g., the Beekman Boys), and good food vendors. Most is under cover.
Madison Boulkville Show Weekend (2 hours west of Albany)
Route 20, Madison & Bouckville, NY
August 14-20, 2017 (Mon-Sun) June 1-3, 2018
NOTES: 14 show fields. Over 2000 dealers. Parking at several show fields. Lots of food vendors.