There is never a dull moment in LA and the opportunities for shopping and healthy eating are endless. That includes the LA farmer’s markets and flea markets, which you can find all throughout the week in and around your AVEN luxury apartment.

 

Farmers Markets

LA Farmer's Markets

Downtown LA Farmer’s Markets

Lucky for all our AVEN neighbors, you have two farmer’s markets to choose from in DTLA. The first is the Historic Downtown farmer’s market. It is on Sunday’s located at 209 W 5th St. It starts at 9 AM and ends at 3 PM. There is also the Pershing Square farmer’s market every Wednesday from 10 AM to 2 PM. This is a great spot to grab lunch for those who work locally. Like many farmer’s markets, they have live entertainment and vendors offering delicious food.

Studio City

If you find yourself in the valley on a Sunday, make your way over to the Studio City Farmer’s Market. It is on 2052 Ventura Place and goes from 8 AM to 2 PM. They carry all the essentials such as a delicious honey stand with raw honeycomb.

Hollywood Farmer’s Market

The most popular weekly farmers market in the city has to be the Hollywood farmer’s market. Unlike all the farmer’s markets on this list, this is the biggest with 160+ vendors and artisans. From 8 AM to 1 PM on Selma and Ivar, you can shop local and organic produce and indulge in street eats alongside live music.

LA Farmer’s Markets Honorable Mentions

That is not all! You can also find farmer’s markets in the following places:

  1. Santa Monica Sunday Main Street Farmer’s Market in Heritage Square. 2640 Main Street from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
  2. Brentwood Farmers Market on Sunday’s from 9 AM to 2 PM on 741 S. Gretna Green Way.

Flea Markets in LA

LA Farmer's Markets
Photograph: Courtesy CC/Flickr/Ted Eytan

Rose Bowl Flea Market

The most iconic of flea markets in LA happens annually. It is called the Rose Bowl Flea Market. This flea market perimeters the exterior of the Rose Bowl and a ticket is required. $9 GA, free for children under 12, and $10 – $20 for early entry. On the second Sunday of October and November, tons of eclectic vendors fill up the area with eye-catching artwork, old furniture, and vintage clothes. If you come out early enough, you are bound to find something wonderful.

Melrose Trading Post

Up next is the Melrose Trading Post. Every Sunday, you can venture over to Fairfax High School and do some treasure hunting. That includes hand-made jewelry, furniture, records, and more. They even have a food court that sells snow cones and crepes. Tickets to enter are only $3. 

Honorable Mentions

You can also count on finding treasures over at:

  1. Venice Antiques and Collectibles Flea Market located at 13000 Venice Blvd. on Saturday’s from 8 AM to 4 PM
  2. Silverlake Flea held every Saturday from 12 to 5 PM.
  3. Long Beach Antique Market located at 4901 E Conant St., monthly on Sunday’s from 5:30 AM to 3 PM.