Nashville Flea Market Frequently Asked Questions

Customers

When is the Nashville Flea Market held?

The Nashville Flea Market is held the 4th Saturday weekend of each month, except December and sometimes November (when it falls on Thanksgiving weekend) when it moves to the 3rd Saturday weekend.

What are the public hours of the Flea Market?

  • Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Does the Flea Market charge admission?

No, but there is a parking fee of $5 per vehicle and accept cash only.

Can I bring my pets to the Flea Market?

Pets are not allowed at the Flea Market. Service animals are welcome.  Animals left in vehicles may be reported to the proper authorities. Asphalt can be hot on paws so please keep your pet safe at home.

Vendors

How much is a space?

  • Indoor spaces are 10-feet by 10-feet. Regular booths are $115.00 each and corner booths are $135.00 each for the weekend
  • Uncovered outdoor spaces are 9-feet by 18-feet and $75.00 each for the weekend
  • Covered outdoor booth spaces (i.e., sheds, arena, canopies) are 10-feet by 10-feet and are $75.00 each for the weekend
  • Electric is available in all spaces

Outside booth at the Nashville Flea Market
Photo Credit: Petticoat Junktion

Do you have tables and chairs for rent?

  • 6-foot and 8-foot tables are $10.00 each for the weekend
  • Folding metal chairs are $5.00 each for the weekend
  • Pipe and drape are available, please contact the Flea Market office at 615-862-5016 for more information and pricing

Is there an application to become a vendor?

The Nashville Flea Market utilizes Marketspread, an online vendor management system that allows vendors to request and book booths from the comfort of your home. By creating a profile on the Marketspread website you can become a vendor with the Nashville Flea Market. If you have any questions or need assistance accessing Marketspread, please call our office at 615-862-5016.

Vendor Application Online

Does your Flea Market allow the sale of food?

It depends. Please call the Flea Market office at 615-862-5016 to speak with a representative.

Is product sampling allowed?

Yes, we have several dealers who sell bulk coffee, dips, sauces, etc. Samples are not a problem as long as they are limited to no larger than 2 ounces and all Metro Nashville food safety regulations are followed.

Does a dealer have to have a sales tax number and business license to sell at the Nashville Flea Market?

Yes, all dealers are required to have either a Tennessee Sales Tax Number or a Certificate of Registration. Dealers may:

  • Upload a copy of your current license and/or certificate to your dealer profile in Marketspread; or
  • Purchase a Certificate of Registration from the Flea Market for:
  • $5.00 per month (dealers may register a maximum of three (3) times per year per TN state code)
  • $15.00 per quarter (dealers may register a maximum of three (3) times per year per TN state code)
  • $45.00 annually
  • Dealers must provide the flea market office proof of registration and must prominently display the certificate within the booth at all times.
  • Dealers who registered for Tennessee sales and use tax purposes and those who register annually have the option of either:
  • Obtaining a business tax license and remitting the business tax in accordance with the provisions of Tenn. Code Ann. §67-4-709; or
  • Remitting to the Flea Market office, during monthly registration, a $2 fee per day per booth.

Can a vendor sell look-alike items?

Yes, as long as the item is not considered counterfeit or in violation of any copyright laws it can be sold. Vendors are responsible for providing information to the Flea Market office to verify authenticity of items upon request.

Does the Flea Market allow the sale of plants, animals or livestock?

The Nashville Flea Market does not allow the sale of any type of animals on the property. Nursery stock and live plants must meet special requirements and have a current Plant Certification License, presented to Flea Market staff upon request, prior to setting up.

Are there any other items prohibited from sale at the Nashville Flea Market?

Yes.

  • Merchandise that is racist, culturally-insensitive, pornographic, or explicitly sexual in nature
  • Merchandise that is stolen, counterfeit, or otherwise illegal
  • Expired medication
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Any other offensive items that disturb the peace or are potentially disruptive from being displayed, sold, traded, or given away