If you are in Los Angeles, there are a number of places for guests to go shopping and to explore all that the city has to offer. In recent years, flea markets have surged in popularity and they provide a great way to find impressive finds for even more impressive prices. One such popular flea market is known as the Melrose Trading Post.
Located at the campus of Fairfax High School, the flea market takes place Every Sunday when the Greenway Arts Alliance repurposes the campus of the high school and turns it into a welcoming destination for consumers and sellers alike. The Melrose Trading Post market is a great way to immerse yourself in the arts and culture of Los Angeles. In fact, during the flea market, you’ll walk past 250 vendors that are local artists, makers, collectors and designers. Along the way, be sure to stop by one of food vendors serving up artisan foods to keep your energy up as you explore all the vendors of the area. There are also two stages were live music is performed for guests to enjoy. The Melrose Trading Post is an excellent destination to find vintage fashion, unique antiques, and one of a kind pieces.
The admission and vendor fees all go to the Fairfax High School and help to pay for various projects including sports equipment, theatre productions, teacher programs, beatification projects and more. In fact, during its past 10 years, the Melrose Trading Post has provided over seven million dollars to Fairfax High School. You can know that when you visit the flea market, not only will you finding great items for yourself, you will also be supporting an excellent program to helps supports local musicians, artists, and students. The Melrose Trading Post takes place Sundays from 9am - 5pm.