Collinsville Flea Market is a treasure hunters gold mine. Open-air dealing and a step back in time makes Collinsville Flea Market one of the greatest real-life shopping experiences left. Find out what Southern rural life is and was all about at the Collinsville Trade Day every Saturday in Alabama, from 4:30 a.m. until dealers go home, usually starting around noon. Started in 1972, Collinsville Flea Market has over 800 booths and can find over 30,000 shoppers on a good weather day. Come with me as I shop around for some deals...
Trade Day is an open air flea market, it is active year round. At Trade Day you will find everything from farm fresh vegetables.....
(Buckets of Fresh Corn for $5.00 per bucket)
(Sugar Cane stand against a pole, ready to sell)
to clothing and accessories:
Today I had Big Daddy in mind when I chose a few bags of the cajun peanuts. Our fmaily loves all things hot. And these are perfect to keep in his desk at work for a afternoon snack.
I also decided to try out the cajun boiled. They are cooked with peppers and onions and a great variety of spices. THE BEST I've EVER had!!!!
Mom got some raw peanuts:
And for those with a sweet tooth, there is something for you too. Like funnel cakes and ice cream.
(Collinsville, Alabama is located on US Highway 11 half way between Gadsden, Alabama and Fort Payne, Alabama. We are only about three miles from Interstate 59. Collinsville Trade Day is in the valley between Lookout Mountain and Sand Mountain. Saturday, the market opens at 4:30AM and lasts until everyone leaves (usually early afternoon)).
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