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Best flea market in Amsterdam: IJ-hallen at the NDSM-wharf

1 October 2016

The monthly IJ-hallen is the best flea market in Amsterdam!

Do you like to hunt for fleas and treasures? Then go to the IJ-hallen flea market in Amsterdam North. The monthly held IJ-hallen is by far the best flea market in Amsterdam and I think even in The Netherlands. More than 800 vendors sell vintage, clothes and everything else they have no need for anymore. Every first weekend of the month the IJ-hallen flea market in Amsterdam is open on Saturday and Sunday from 9 am. Go early for the best gems and if you don’t mind to pay a bit more. Go after 3 pm if you’re looking for real small prices.


photocredits: nichon.nl

Over the years I have been a vendor at the IJ-hallen myself many times. I think clothes are the best money maker! Last time I sold so much that I’m going to buy a new designer bag with the money. if you’re going to check out the IJ-hallen a great place to go for drinks afterwards is PLLEK. The IJ-hallen flea market in Amsterdam itself is all about the fleas, so don’t expect delicious food trucks like they have a Smorgasburg in New York ;-).


IJ-hallen flea market in Amsterdam

Where: T.T. Neveritaweg 15, NDSM warf in Amsterdam North
When: every first weekend of the month. 2014 dates: January 4 +5, January 25+26
Website: ijhallen.nl
Tickets: € 4,50

PS: more hotspots are in the Amsterdam Little Black Book. A city guide to Amsterdam with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Always new addresses coming up so check out your online Little Black Book daily for the latest hotspots in town!


Amsterdam (Amsterdam North)

Anne de Buck

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