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Elephant's Trunk Country Flea Market

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When the Elephant's Trunk Country Flea Market opened in 1979, a handful of sellers displayed their wares in a front yard. More than three decades later, the Sunday flea market fills a 55-acre field and calls itself Connecticut's largest outdoor flea market. The Elephant's Trunk Country Flea Market is located in New Milford.

Location:

  • New Milford, Connecticut
  • 290 Danbury Road
  • On Route 7, just past the Brookfield line
  • Map and directions

Dates and Times:

  • Sundays from April through November
  • Closed during inclement weather
  • 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Admission:

  • $20 early admission from 5:45 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. through Gate A
  • $2 from 7:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Free admission for children 9 years and under
  • Free parking
  • Service animals only

Merchandise:

The Elephant's Trunk Country Flea Market offers mostly antique and collectible wares. Some dealers do sell new merchandise, but counterfeit items are prohibited. Among the treasures, you'll find:

  • Antiques and vintage furniture
  • Collectible glass and porcelain
  • Silver and pewter
  • New and vintage clothing
  • Jewelry and accessories
  • Movies, music, and games
  • Baseball cards and coins
  • New and used books
  • Garden plants and statuary
  • Vintage housewares and home decor
  • Fresh flowers and produce, when in season
  • Holiday decorations, during the season

The Inside Scoop:

  • If it looks like rain, call (508) 265-9911 to make sure they're opening before making the drive.
  • Take cash, especially small bills. Admission is cash only, and they can't change anything larger than a $10 bill.
  • Large selection of concessions available.
  • If you can't live without it, don't wait until late afternoon to buy. Some of the dealers start packing as early as 11 a.m.
  • Dealers will haggle, but you'll get better prices in the afternoon.

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