Antwerp Markets

Antwerp is a big market town but where are the Antwerp Markets? Here you will find dates, times, locations and descriptions of where you can find some great buys.

Bird’s Market: Oudevaarplaats,Theaterplein and surrounding
Sunday from 8 AM till 1 pm
General market / flea market

Friday Market: Vrijdagmarkt
Friday from 9AM till 1PM
Public auctions of second hand furniture and household goods.

Antique Market: Lijnwaasmarkt
Saturday 9AM till 5PM

Every Saturday from Easter through to October antique dealers and tourists crowd the street that runs alongside the Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp's Historic Centre. Although you are unlikely to find any real bargains at the antique market, this is a good place to pick up a more unusual souvenir. Don't be afraid to haggle.

Antique Market Sunday: Sint-Jansvliet
9AM till 5PM
from Easter to October

Exotic Market: Oudevaarplaats, Theaterplein and surrounding
Sunday from 8AM till 4PM
Selling of local Turkish, Maroccan and southern specialities

BIO Market: Veemarkt
Every Sunday of the month from 10 AM til 4PM
Selling products with biological quality label

Seasonal/ Special Events:

And then the celebrations continue with the Christmas Market. An absolutely magical event. There are wooden huts in the middle of the square selling all sorts of traditional specialities. You can sip mulled wine under the Christmas tree or try one of Antwerp's famous jenevers while warming up next to a cozy open fire.

15 August: Rubens Market:
8 AM to 10 PM - Admission free

This market on the 'Grote Markt' in honour to Antwerps' most famous resident. Traders dress in period costume to peddle their wares, turning the Grote Markt into a replica of one of the master's works.

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