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Flea market season opens in Bonn

Visitors to the outdoor markets need to be dressed for the weather - rain or shine.

It’s that time of year again when you can browse your way through the open air or indoor flea markets.  The Rheinaue flea market opens this weekend for the 2019 season. And there are more to visit as well.

For those who fancy buying second-hand treasures at flea markets, it’s time to get excited once again.  As of this weekend, there will be the opportunity to purchase new pieces and have a go at bargaining with the sellers. The following list gives you an overview of various flea markets in the area, some of them taking place this weekend.

1 Rheinaue Flea Market

The flea market season will open this Saturday with a kick-off of the flea market in the Rheinaue park in Bonn. Up to 1,800 sellers have announced their intention to offer up their goods for sale. Everything from furniture, clothing and decorative items can be purchased there at monthly flea markets up until October 19.

Saturday, March 16, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Rheinaue, Bonn

Address: Ludwig-Erhard-Avenue

Furniture is also a big part of what is on offer at the Rheinaue flea market.

2 Old and New

Old and new items which are inexpensive are also available from this Saturday at the flea market at the former Biskuithalle (Biscuit Hall). Here, you will find all merchandise typical for a flea market. This flea market always takes place on Saturdays from 8 am to 4 pm.

Saturday, March 16, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Parking lot at the former Biskuithalle

Address: Siemens Street

3 Antique and Flea Market Factory Bonn

There are rare, unusual and antique items at the Antik and Trödelfabrik Bonn (Antique and flea market factory Bonn). Ten employees sell unique pieces in the old factory building every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Antik- und Trödelfabrik Bonn (Antique and flea market factory)

Address: Siemensstraße 25, 53121 Bonn, Germany

4 Girls' Flea Market

From girls for girls. This is the motto of the Girls' flea market in the Brückenforum. Here, there are 160 tables with clothing and accessories, something for everyone. It’s a chance to make a purchase or sell something to update or refresh a wardrobe.

Sunday, March 17, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Brückenforum in Beuel

Address: Friedrich-Breuer-Straße 17

Admission: 3 Euro

Der Mädelsflohmarkt lockt viele junge Frauen an.

The Girls’ flea market attracts many young women.

5 Rhine Antique, Art and Design Market

The Rhine Antique, Art & Design Market takes place four times a year in Bonn's city center. From Friedensplatz to Bottlerpaltz, Vivatsgasse, Windeckstraße and Mühlheimer Platz, international exhibitors present a wide range of antiques and unique objects at around 200 stands.

Sunday, April 14, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Place: Friedensplatz

Address: Vivatsgasse, Bottlerplatz

The Rhine Antique, Art & Design Market in Bonn inner city.


(Orig. text: Jill Mylonas; Translation: ck)