Arlington Civitan Flea Market

Arlington Civitan Flea Market Tips and Information

Vintage housewares and home accessories at a flea market
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Founded in 1986, the Arlington Civitan Flea Market hosts nearly 1500 shoppers each month. More than 150 vendors spread their wares across four levels of an enclosed parking garage, so you’ll have plenty to browse and plenty of room to roam.

The Arlington Civitan Flea Market donates all proceeds from concessions and booth rentals to charity.

Location:

15th and Stafford Streets
Arlington, Virginia 22201

  • Inside the I-66 garage at Washington-Lee High School
  • In North Arlington
  • For GPS, use 1301 North Stafford Street
  • Near the Planetarium and Arlington Education building

Dates and Times:

  • First Saturday of each month from April through November
  • 2016 Dates: April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5
  • 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Rain or shine

Admission:

  • Free admission
  • Ample free parking at Quincy Tech Park, 15th and N Quincy entrance
  • Street parking also available

Merchandise:

The Arlington Civitan Flea Market sells an assortment of new and used merchandise each month. At least 50 percent of the goods must be used, according to the flea market rules. Among the approximately 150 vendors, expect to find:

  • Furniture
  • Arts and crafts
  • Home decor and housewares
  • Clothing, shoes, and jewelry
  • Books and records
  • Ceramics, glassware, and dishes
  • Antiques and collectibles
  • Garden tools and decorations

Arlington Civitan Flea Market Shopping Tips:

  • Limited ball game style concessions available at the snack bar
    • Go ahead and haggle, but you'll get the best deals late Saturday afternoon
    • Take cash, your flea market tool kit, and a collapsible cart with wheels to hold your finds. Wear comfortable shoes too!

    Selling at the Arlington Civitan Flea Market:

    • Vendor spaces (single spaces in parking garage, approximately 9 x 18 feet) $20 each
    • Vendor spaces must be paid in cash unless prior arrangments made to pay with check
    • Arlington Civitan Flea Market worker will visit booth to collect space rental fee during flea market hours
    • Setup occasionally scheduled after 9 p.m. the night before the flea market due to school events
    • One-time "garage sale" sellers welcome to rent space, in addition to regular vendors
    • Vendors must be completely set up by 7 a.m. on the morning of the flea market
    • At least 50 percent of vendors' merchandise must be used
    • No driving in the sale areas of parking garage during flea market hours
    • Sellers must provide their own tables, chairs, and any display furniture
    • No food, living plants, or weapons may be sold at the Arlington Civitan Flea Market
    • Bagged trash may be left between the E-level ramps at the end of the flea market
    • Trash too large for a bag must be hauled away from flea market by vendor

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