The St. Catharines Factory Outlet Flea Market is the largest and longest standing indoor & outdoor market in the Niagara region. The doors opened in 1987 to thousands of customers every Sunday and the traditions continues over 25 years later.

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What can you expect on a Sunday at the market? The St. Catharines Factory Outlet Flea Market is an amazing opportunity for flea market and thrifting lovers, to find great second-hand goods at amazing prices. Among the finds; clothes, militaria, small home appliances, electronic, antiques, and paintings at the reach of any budget! For those who have the patience to search, there are some fantastic bargains. You can buy everything, from fully fitted kitchens and furniture, to televisions, dinner services, toys and clothes. A great variety of products (new and used) can be found! This flea market really is the place to shop-and-eat and then shop some more.

flea market: (noun) a market, often outdoors, consisting of a number of individual stalls selling old or used articles, curios and antiques, cut-rate merchandise, etc.
Origin: 1920–25

Related forms: flea-mar·ket·er, flea-mar·ket·eer


The Retail Business Holidays Act of Ontario prohibited most stores from opening on Sundays until June 1990, however there were many exceptions to these rules and vending at the flea market was one of those exceptions.