Car Show Sunday! Beacon Flea on October 15th!

The Chamber of Beacon closes down Main Street once a year for the Dutchess Cruisers Car show. This year it will be on Sunday October 15th! Come check out the chrome and steel, the glossy paint, the vintage and the bizarre in automobiles! Not only that, great food and music!

Beacon Flea Market will be open and in full swing! Take a break from the cars and discover vintage treasures, car related memorabilia, and so much more! Beacon Flea is all about vintage and handmade items. Nothing new, or sold in bulk. It's a perfect day to celebrate the vintage and sleek cars on Main St with the vintage and unique finds in the flea!

We will be setting up from 6am, and will stay open for the duration of the Car Show. 

See you there!

Emma Dewing
Beacon Flea CLOSED SEPT 24th

Beacon Flea Market will be closed September 24th for Spirit of Beacon Day. 

The City of Beacon requires the use of the parking lot for parade parking.

Fun events, food vendors, non-profit fundraising and a huge parade involving the Beacon schools, organizations and services will close two thirds of Main Street for the day.

 

See you next Sunday, October 1st, for a fabulous Fall Beacon Flea!

Emma Dewing
New vendors always welcome to join us!

Beacon Flea encourages you to sign up for the weekly call to vend, and the newsletter that will keep you informed on the next scheduled estate sale. 

If you have antique, vintage, second hand, re-purposed, or hand made items Beacon Flea welcomes you!

If you do clean outs, estate sale ends, are a secret picker, Beacon Flea wants you to sell with us!

If you make unique, stylish, one of a kind items with a little fab and flair, Beacon Flea wants you!

Please see the visit/vend tab in the top right corner and (read the expectations) submit the form!

You will receive an email every Wednesday asking for commitments for the upcoming Sunday. If you wish to join us - please respond with a 'yes!'. If you can't that Sunday - simply ignore the email. It's that easy!

Once you have committed, please show up between 6am and 7am. Market management will meet you and assign you your space. Fees are collected mid-day, in cash. 

More details once you click the visit/vend tab above!

Emma Dewing
Photos from last Sunday!

May 21st was a lovely sunny day! Dee Lane of Halfinthebag was back with her newly renovated, much bigger, RV. It was a fabulous opportunity to get some birds eye views of the market. 

Open for Mother's Day!

After much deliberation, soul searching, weather watching and wringing of hands I have decided to go ahead and open tomorrow. It is Mother's Day, after all, and I for one would be pretty sad not to be able to attend a flea market on Mother's Day!

The typical weather pattern for this time of the year does make it tricky to make the right call. Not helped by the fact that the reliable die-hards of this industry are dying out. Used to be a time when setting up in all weather was the norm - tough, cold, wet, but still able to make money, and still worth it to be out there doing it. These days the customers have a hard time coming out in the rain, and the vendors don't show for fear of wet merchandise and assume the customers won't...it's a slippery slope. 

I grew up in England, on a farm. Work didn't stop because of the rain. Or cold. Or occasional snowflake. We've all become soft. I don't even own a proper rain coat or boots anymore. I guess I assume if it's wet I won't be out in it. 

Days like today make me glad for days like tomorrow - everyone will be happy to be out of their houses where they have been cooped up for hours with restless kids and dozing pets. It will feel like a holiday! It's what I love about the flea - seeing everyone again after what feels like an eternity.

Come and say 'Hi'!