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There are some very large flea markets in the US, but they tend to be in small towns, and the plethora of small ones make it difficult to search for the large ones.

I want to plan a trip visiting some of the large ones.

I am looking for a listing of flea markets that are destination events. I know about these two.

While The Elephant Trunk is popular it maxes at about 500 vendors and is not in the scope of this question.

Edit updating parameters for the question

Not every state, has a flea market with 1,000+ vendor spaces. Additionally on researching I am finding several indoor markets advertising themselves as "flea markets" while those have value for the local, they are not destination events.

Looking for the largest outdoor flea markets in each state. Vendor spaces are rented for the day or the weekend. You park in a single place and walk between the vendors as opposed to a highway yard sale like the 690 mile 127 yard sale

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    One could just Google something like "list of largest flea markets in the united states" and come up with some nice lists. I suspect, though, that you really want something different from this? BTW, First Monday Trade Days claims to be the largest in the US, with space for 6000 vendors. They say the hotels in the area are usually booked a year in advance. – Michael Hampton Jan 26 at 15:19
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    How do you plan to get through 1600 vendors in one day? If doors are open for 8 hours and you take just an hour off-task for meals and running things to the car, that is 420 minutes or 15 seconds per booth average. If you spend 2/3 of your time in extended study of booths of interest, that leaves 5 seconds to size up a booth. You can't even walk between them that fast in crowds. – Harper Jan 26 at 16:54
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    @Harper The OP doesn't say he's going for one day per flea market. The biggest ones will usually run for a few days at least. – mkennedy Jan 26 at 17:37
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    @MichaelHampton when you google as suggested, all to often the top find is antique to shop in strip mall. It actually not as easy as you might think. The new and smaller places are working harder to get attention, so they are easier to find on google. The older and larger have lots of traffic and all the locals know about them, so they have smaller internet foot prints. – James Jenkins Jan 28 at 14:05
  • You know that there is more than one search result, right? – Michael Hampton Jan 28 at 15:15
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This is a community wiki work in progress. Listing by State, outdoor flea markets with over 1,000 vendors OR one of three largest in the state.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

  • Laurel Junction. 25 acre Indoor/Outdoor (vendor site count not listed, <250 per photos)

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

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