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THE 2018 SEASON OPENS ON MARCH 25th.

We are open every Sunday from Late-March through mid-December, including Sundays on ALL holiday weekends.

Check our Facebook Page or scroll down for weekly weather updates.

NO PETS ALLOWED!!

Field Conditions will be assessed prior to March 25th, opening day will be confirmed via the Facebook Page

 

 

Every Sunday we invite you to come experience

a New England tradition, unlike any other.

Since 1976, Treasure Hunters, Antique Collectors, Farmers, Foodies, Up-cyclers, Deal Seekers and Entrepreneurs of all kinds have flocked to the famous Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Connecticut every Sunday from April through December.

THE TRUNK EXPERIENCE

VENDORS

 

It all starts before the sun comes up. Vendors from all over the east coast make their way to the pre-dawn lineup. At 4:15am, the gates to the parking lot open and cars are queued up waiting for their turn to get loaded onto the field. Many of the loyal vendors of this community have been attending since the very start of this market in the 1970s.

 

However, every week there is a unique mix of old and new vendors bringing merchandise that captivates all the senses. By 6:55am, the field gates are closed and vendors are busy unloading their trucks and displaying their wares for the droves of buyers that come crashing through the gates at 7:00am seeking deals of every sort. On a typical Sunday, the vendor field is filled with over 500 vendors.

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BUYERS

 

There are three categories of buyers that comprise the marketplace at the Trunk: Super-early Buyers, Early Buyers and Regular Buyers.

 

Super-early Buyers

The Super-early Buyers ($40 admission) are the hard-core deal seekers. These are the folks looking for that one-of-a-kind piece whose value is far-reaching and must be bought before anyone else lays their eyes on it. These committed individuals can be found on the field as early at 4:45am poking through vendors’ car windows with flashlights and making deals before these bigger ticket items even get unloaded. (The early bird really does get the worm in this case)

 

Early Buyers

Early Buyers ($20 admission) are no less committed to the treasure hunting experience, however they recognize that 5:45am is plenty early for them and there are still a plethora of treasures to find and deals to be made amongst the over 500 Vendors being loaded onto the field.

 

Regular Buyers

Regular Buyers ($2 admission) are welcomed on the field at 7:00am. The morning sunshine illuminates the vast market as the smells of the breakfast sandwiches and mini-doughnuts fill the air…happiness abounds.

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Treasure Hunters

Antique Collectors

Farmers

TIMETABLE

VENDORS

 

4:15am – Gates to Parking lot open

 

4:30am – Gates to Field open

 

4:30am – Reserve/Prepaid Vendors welcome to enter between 4:30am and before 6:30am.

 

4:30am – All Vendors in Line begin entry to the field based on line-up order

 

4:30-6:30am Advanced ticket holders may gain immediate entrance through the Express Lane

 

6:30am – Reserve Vendors forfeit rights to their reserved space. Should they arrive between 6:30-6:55 they will be placed in an open space provided one is available.

 

6:55am – Vendor Gates Close. All Vendors must be on the Field, in their designated spaces. Aisles must be free and clear.

 

7:00am – 2:00pm  ALL VENDORS MUST STAY IN THEIR SPACE, EARLY DEPARTURE STRICTLY PROHIBITED

 

2:00pm – Vendors are permitted to leave the field, provided their space is completely clean of all trash and merchandise.

 

3:30pm – Vendors must be off the field, and ensure their space is completely clean of all trash and merchandise.

BUYERS

 

4:45am – Super Early Buyers –$40 per person

 

5:45am – Early Buyers –$20 per person

 

7:00am – 2:00pm – Regular Buyer– $2 per person. Children under the age of 10 are always FREE

 

2:00pm – 3:30pm – Free Admission to Everyone

 

3:30pm – Field and Parking lot Closed

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Another fabulous Fall day is coming our way at the Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market. We will be open Sunday, October 21st and look forward to seeing all the incredible new collections of vintage items, antiques and the truly rare and unique finds. Come enjoy a crisp fall day at the Trunk!! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market will be OPEN this Sunday, October 7th! Columbus Day weekend is one of our favorite times to be at the Trunk! Come and visit the hundreds of loyal vendors and exciting newcomers that keep the field fresh with tons of unique merchandise. From vintage collections to rare antiques there is something for everyone to explore. Come enjoy the food trucks, farm fresh veggies and flowers too! We will see you at the Trunk!! ... See MoreSee Less

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The World Famous Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market will be OPEN this Sunday, September 30th. It looks like the most beautiful weather is headed our way and there’s no better way to enjoy it than spending a sunny fall day at the Trunk. Whether it’s treasures or for food you seek, the Elephant’s Trunk has it all. See you at the Trunk! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market will be OPEN this Sunday, September 23rd. The weather here in New Milford Connecticut is forecasted to be another outstanding early fall day, just perfect for Treasure Hunting at the ET Flea. From vintage antiques to farm fresh veggies, you never know what you’ll find, but half the fun is just looking. So come and make a day of it! We will see you at the Trunk! ... See MoreSee Less

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