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Flea Markets

Discovering Treasures Among the "Stuff"

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North Alabama is home to several flea markets and trade shows. You can buy everything from handcrafted items to live animals or home furishings.

Dog Days Flea Market

Dog Days Flea Market
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Dog Day Flea Market in Ardmore, Tennessee is opened Sunday and Monday (remember: not on Saturday) and offers a variety of goods including hunting dogs for sale on Monday mornings. The bargain hunters usually start arriving at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday stay until sunset. They come early on Monday but are mostly gone by noon.

Limestone Flea Market

Limestone Flea Market
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Limestone Flea Market claims to be Alabama's largest indoor flea market. It is open Saturdays & Sundays, year round, from 9 to 5 p.m. regardless of weather conditions. There are over 450 inside spaces and some outdoors.

Builders Square Flea Market

Builders Square Flea Market
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Builders Square Flea Market is 100,000 square feet of antiques, collectibles, knives, rugs, handbags, clothes, cosmetics, furniture, electronics, linens and other surprises and treasures.

Collinsville Flea Market

Collinsville Flea Market
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Find out what Southern rural life is and was all about at the Collinsville Trade Day every Saturday in Alabama, from 4:30 a.m. until dealers go home, usually starting around noon. Started in 1972, Collinsville Flea Market has over 800 booths and can find over 30,000 shoppers on a good weather day.

"First Monday" in Scottsboro

"First Monday" in Scottsboro
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First Monday started in the late 1800's when farmers came into town to hear court cases and trade animals and goods. First Monday is held around the Scottsboro Court House every month.

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