Monday, June 20, 2016

The Market of Marion




The Market of Marion is a huge flea market south of Ocala. It covers several acres and consists of a main aisle with a number of aisles running off in opposite directions.  There are about 1100 booths and over 400 vendors.  The market is open on Friday, Saturdays and Sundays.

We visit the market on occasion in order to purchase certain veggies and fruits which are superior to those found in the local supermarkets.

The photos above show you just a tiny portion of the complex, but I located a video that offers a fun tour of the place which you can watch here.

12 comments:

William Kendall said...

We do have flea markets up here- I suppose it's a sign that because my parents never went there, I haven't myself, either.

Kay said...

Whoa...lots of stuff...probably too much for my attention span.

Suza said...

wow...looks very nice. A great event

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Gosto destes "mercados".
Um abra├žo e boa semana.
Andarilhar

Taken For Granted said...

There is a huge flea market outside San Antonio, TX that we visit. Mostly it is just fun to see what is for sale, but I have purchased a few items there. What fun that can be.

Sharon Anck said...

I see what you mean about those vegetables. They look wonderful. I could also use one of those honeydew melons. That would be delicious right about now.

Linda said...

We do have flea markets here in Montreal, but I prefer the one you are sharing in your lovely photos, Lowell! I don't really like flea markets but I love charity shops and such, as you can find many fun items from days gone by. :)

Small City Scenes said...

Huge place. I would be intimidated there---too much for me. LOL
MB

RedPat said...

That is huge! I can't imagine what the parking lot must look like!

magiceye said...

1100 booths and 400 vendors, where are the customers?!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

The fruit and veg do look fresh! Interesting video on the 'night life' in the Village following the market video Lowell:)

bill burke said...

I would find that too busy for me. We are so smallish store now.

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