Bargain hunters rejoice! Flea markets return in Germany

Bargain hunters rejoice! Flea markets return in Germany

by Karen Bradbury
Stripes Europe

In addition to the live music, “volksfests” or people’s fests and wine festivals we’ve all been missing over the past year and a half, collectors and bargain hunters throughout Germany have been looking forward to the return of flea markets. Slowly but surely, and with their own ever-evolving sets of rules, these fun and funky venues at which you never know what treasure might turn up next are returning to the scene. Here are a few upcoming dates to expand upon your collection of secondhand treasures.


Esslingen: Mini-handicrafts market, Banhofstr. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Schönaich: Jägerstraße, Sept. 19, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Sindelfingen: Parkplatz am Glaspalast, Rudolf-Harbig-Straße, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stuttgart: Karlsplatz, Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Stuttgart Bad-Cannstatt: Cannstatter Wasen, Parkplatz P9, Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weil Der Stadt: Stadtmitte / Viehmarktplatz, Aug. 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weil im Schönbuch: Waldenbucher Straße 151, handicrafts market, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Oberammergau: Festplatz, Ettaler Straße 58, Aug. 21, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; also Sept. 18 and Oct. 16

Woffenbach, Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz: Volksfestplatz, Rotbuchenstr. 19, Aug. 7, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Dreieich-Sprendlingen: Frankfurter Straße 127, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Frankfurt: Lindleystraße, Aug. 7 and Aug. 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hattersheim Am Main: Globus parking lot, Heddingheimer Str., Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Bad Dürkheim: Saline, Gutleutstraße, Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bad Kreuznach: Pfingstwiese, Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Germersheim: Kaufland parking lot, Mainzer Str. 6, Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hohenecken: Flea market at the minigolf course in Gelterswoog, Gelterswoog 5, Saturday mornings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Landstuhl: Flohmarkthalle, Römerstraße 2C, July 30–31, Aug. 1, Aug 6–7, Aug. 13–14, Aug. 20–21, Aug. 27–28, Sept. 3–4.

Mainz: Uni Mainz, Duesbergweg, Saturday mornings, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ürzig: Flea and handicrafts market, Moselufer 26A, Aug. 27–29.

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