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THE 2017 SEASON IS OFFICIALLY OPEN.

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

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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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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

 

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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The Elephant's Trunk Flea Market will be open this Sunday, August 20th. Please join us to hunt for that perfect Treasure. It's just waiting to be found amongst hundreds of dealers. We love Summer Sundays at the Trunk! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Elephant's Trunk Flea Market will be OPEN this Sunday, August 13th. Come explore the incredible selection of vendors from farm stands to antiques and collectibles of all kinds. Vintage vendors and craftsmen from all over New England are coming to sell their wares. While you're here, please try one of the 20+ different food trucks, as they are all delicious! There is an ATM, Free Parking, Free WIFI and even a service to help you bring your treasured finds from our Trunk to your Trunk. We will see you there!! ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be open this Sunday, August 6th. Please come and join us at the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford CT. It's the perfect way to spend a morning treasure hunting! Different vendors every week and plenty of great Food Trucks to fill you up. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less

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We will be OPEN this Sunday, July 30th. The weather looks beautiful for a trip to the Elephant's Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, CT. The Trunk is the largest weekly Flea Market in New England and was recently voted #1 Flea Market in CT by CT Magazine. There are new and different vendors from all over New England each week, bringing collectibles, antiques and treasures of all sorts. Bring the family for a great summertime adventure! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Elephant's Trunk Flea Market will be open this Sunday, July 23rd Rain or Shine. The summer is a perfect time to visit this famous Flea Market voted "Best Flea Market in Connecticut" by CT Magazine. There are vendors of all sorts with everything from antiques and collectibles to farm stands and Food Trucks. There is plenty of free parking, an ATM, free wifi and even a service to bring your purchases to your car. Come and see why ETFlea is the Best in CT. ... See MoreSee Less

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