Los Angeles has some of the best flea markets in the country. Here's a list of dog-friendly flea markets across LA.

A Complete List of Dog-Friendly Flea Markets in Los Angeles

Los Angeles has some of the best flea markets in the country. This is in no small part due to the nearly year-round sunny weather, which enables almost every Angelenos’ passion for al fresco activities, like shopping.

These outdoor bazaars are goldmines for thrifted finds, vintage clothing, cool antiques, quirky tchotchkes, crafts and artwork, and more. They’re a great way to spend a relaxing day thrifting, eating, and hanging outside. You never know what you’re going to find!

Unfortunately the mecca of all flea markets, the Rose Bowl flea market, is not technically dog-friendly. I say “technically” because I’ve actually seen a few dogs there! But not to worry, there are plenty of other markets that welcome your furry friend.

Here’s a complete list of dog-friendly flea markets all across Los Angeles.

LA Flea Market

Melrose Trading Post

Treasure hunt at the Melrose Trading Post, a curated selection of vintage fashion and eclectic goods that takes over Fairfax High School every Sunday. This popular market has been going strong for over 20 years! It also features local performers, and includes music, dance, and theater. Vendors change weekly, so there’s always a fresh selection of goods to discover.

The cost of admission and vendor fees at Melrose Trading Post are used to raise funds for the high school to pay for things like sports equipment, beautification projects, teacher programs, theatre productions, and more, so you’re shopping for fun and a good cause.

Head here to browse, or to simply check out the street style of attendees. There are plenty of independent designers selling their one-of-a-kind duds for all of you fashionistas out there.

The Melrose Trading Post is open every Sunday at Fairfax High School from 9AM to 5PM. Bring cash for tickets or buy tickets in advance.

Melrose Trading Post
©Melrose Trading Post

Where: 7850 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
When: Every Sunday
Hours: 9am to 5pm
Cost: $5 Cash at the Entrance; $5 + Fees for Contactless Pre-paid Ticket; Free for Greenway members and children under 12.
Parking: There is free, limited on-campus parking available at Fairfax & Clinton (right turn only northbound on Fairfax), as well as street parking, on a first come, first serve basis. $5 valet parking is available but with limited availability. 
Melrose Trading Post Dog Policy: Dog-friendly.

Santa Monica Antique Market

This antique market, located at the Santa Monica Airport, has countless one-of-a-kind treasures ready for scavengers to uncover. They’re considered a destination for decorators, designers, boutique owners, families with friendly dogs, and collectors of all ages.

It’s on the smaller size relative to other LA flea markets, and not too overwhelming for those who aren’t fond of mazes and dense crowds. Items tend to be on the higher end of the cost spectrum, but there’s still plenty to see and dig through, and who knows, you might find something that fits your budget!

The Santa Monica Antique Market is open every first and fourth Sunday of the month from 7AM to 3PM. Look for the white tents! Tickets cost $5 and there is free parking on site. Friendly pets are welcome on a leash.

Besides the flea market, check out the drive-in at the Santa Monica Airport, or these other fun dog-friendly things to do in the area!

Santa Monica Antique Market
©Santa Monica Antique Market

Where: Santa Monica Airport, Interim Open Space: 3233 Donald Douglas, Santa Monica, Calif.  90405
When: 1st & 4th Sunday of every month.
Hours: 7am to 3pm
Cost: $5
Parking: Free on-site parking.
Santa Monica Antique Market Dog Policy: Friendly pets are welcome on a leash.

Pasadena City College Flea Market

The Pasadena City College Flea Market, also known as the PCC Flea Market, features over 400 vendors that sell antiques and collectibles. Products tend to vary from high-end antiques to rummage sale-type items.

The PCC Flea Market is especially known for its record swap, and is considered one of the best collections of record vendors in Southern California. Over 50 record and used music vendors attend, located in the Bonnie Street parking structure (Lot 5) on the 4th floor ramp. Their offerings range from memorabilia to new and used CDs and DVDs, from big band to present day performers.

The majority of the flea is located in a parking garage, spread across several levels – this is great for those looking for a bit of shade! Start on the first floor and work your way up, or do the reverse. There’s also an outdoor area, so don’t miss it!

The flea market is typically held on the first Sunday of every month from 8am to 3pm, in Lots 1, 3 and parking structure 4 on the West side of the Pasadena City College campus. Admission is free!

Tip: After buying a parking ticket from one of the kiosks in the garage, leave it on your dash board before heading into the market. Otherwise, you might get a ticket.

Pasadena City College Flea Market
©Pasadena City College Flea Market

Where: 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA
When: The flea market is typically held on the first Sunday of every month.
Hours: 8am to 3pm
Cost: Free.
Parking: $2 parking is available in the parking structure off of Bonnie Ave (on the corner of Hill and Del Mar).
PCC Flea Market Dog Policy: Dog-friendly.

Silverlake Flea

Silverlake Flea is the flea so nice, they planned it twice! This flea has two locations: one in Echo Park and one in Encinitas. Silverlake is known as the “Cutest Indie Flea Market,” and with good reason. Both locations are filled with local indie vendors selling everything from vintage clothing to rare vinyl and hosting free performances. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch one of the two daily performances by the Silver Lake Fencing Academy.

Although the fleas are small, some expert-level shoppers swear by it for unique, one-of-a-kind finds. Plus, the entrances are free, so what do you have to lose?

Silverlake Flea
©Silverlake Flea

Silverlake Echo Park
1925 Sunset Blvd. LA CA 90026 (located in the lot right behind LA landmark Taix right on Sunset Blvd right at the border of Silverlake and Echo Park).
When: Every Saturday and Sunday.
Hours: Saturday from 9:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday from 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Cost: Free.
Parking: There is a $10 all day Parking lot located at 1951 Park Avenue LA CA 90026
Silverlake Flea Dog Policy: Dog-friendly.

Silverlake Encinitas
495 South Coast Highway 101
When: Every Saturday and Sunday.
Hours: Saturday from 11:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am – 4:00pm.
Cost: Free.
Silverlake Flea Dog Policy: Dog-friendly.

Artists & Fleas: Venice

Established in 2003, Brooklyn-born craft market Artists & Fleas is a marketplace of makers – tastemakers, craftsmen, designers, collectors and curators. Today, the market rolls out events throughout the year, and throughout the country, with a continued focus on showcasing new and emerging creators and vendors.

Their Venice outpost is located in the vibrant, artistic heart of Venice at the corner of Abbot Kinney and Westminster Avenue. There are 50+ merchants every Saturday (rain or shine!) who feature their collections of art, design, crafts, and vintage. The rotating vendors have a reputation for showcasing what’s new and exciting in fashion, vintage, art, design and more, so you’re sure to find something fun and surprising.

For those that have worked up an appetite, there are food trucks on hand, and many local restaurants and eateries within walking distance.

Artists & Fleas
©Artists & Fleas

Where: 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd on the field of Westminster Elementary School, on the corner of Abbot Kinney Blvd and Westminster Avenue.
When: Saturdays.
Hours: 11am – 5pm.
Cost: Free.
Artists & Fleas: Venice Dog Policy: Furry friends are welcome in our standalone marketplaces if they are leashed.

LACC Swap Meet

This East Hollywood giant swap meet has been running for years – over 20 to be exact! It’s packed with over 150 local street vendors, selling at bargain prices, with everything from clothes, antiques, household items, food, and more. They call themselves LA’s biggest garage sale because that’s the vibe: great deals, haggling, and tons of items. There’s something for everyone!

LACC Swap Meet
©LACC Swap Meet

Where: Los Angeles City College, The Parking Lot on Vermont, 4133 Marathon St., Los Angeles, CA 90029
When: Every Saturday and Sunday.
Hours: 9am – 3:30pm
Cost: $1
Parking: Free.
LACC Swap Meet Dog Policy: Dog-friendly.

Los Feliz Flea

The Los Feliz Flea is LA’s biggest Saturday flea market, curated by over 190 sellers. You have to see it for yourself; there’s something for everyone at this market.

It’s a great option for a free Saturday, as it boasts free parking, more than enough shaded seating, gourmet food trucks, fantastic music and friendly people.

When you’re done at the flea, head over to other Los Feliz neighboring hotspots like Griffith Park, or Skylight Books.

Fun fact: Marshall High School, who hosts the flea market, is a Hollywood gem! The school has starred in GreaseA Nightmare on Elm Street, and a slew of Disney shows and movies.

Los Feliz Flea
©Los Feliz Flea

Where: Marshall HS, 3939 Tracy Street, Los Angeles, CA 90027.
When: Every Saturday.
Hours: 11am – 5pm.
Cost: Free.
Parking: Free Parking in one of two lots located on Griffith Park Blvd.
Los Feliz Flea Dog Policy: Pets are welcome at the Los Feliz Flea so long as they are not aggressive and on a lead at all times. 

Odd Nights at the Autry

Odd Nights at the Autry is not your typical flea. For one, it’s held at night! And it features crafters and so much more. Each night has at least 18 food trucks, two emerging bands, massive sized inflatables, a full bar, 80 crafters and exclusive gallery access to the Autry museum – at the museum’s discretion!

Bring a blanket and an appetite, and arrive early to make the most of the family and dog-friendly event.

Odd Nights at The Autry
©Odd Nights at The Autry

Where: The Autry museum, Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (directly across from the LA Zoo).
When: Seasonal – every third Friday from April through September.
Hours: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Cost: $5, kids under 12 are free.
Parking: Free Parking at either the Autry or the LA Zoo.
Odd Nights at the Autry Dog Policy: Pets are welcome at Odd Nights so long as they are not aggressive and on a lead at all times. 

Flea Markets in LA that are NOT dog-friendly

No pets allowed.

Here’s a list of the flea markets in LA that do not allow dogs*.

  • Beaumont Outdoor Market
  • Long Beach Antique Market
  • Rose Bowl Flea Market
  • Topanga Vintage Market
  • Ventura Flea Market

*This list is regarding pet dogs. Service animals are permitted.

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  1. A great resource for pet owners in Los Angeles is a list of dog-friendly flea markets. This is a wonderful opportunity to bring your furry companion along and enjoy a day out while also finding unique and interesting items. It’s important to note that not all flea markets have a dog-friendly policy, so it’s essential to check with the specific market before heading out. Additionally, it’s always a good idea to keep your dog on a leash and to be mindful of other shoppers and vendors. With a little bit of research and preparation, you and your dog can have a fun and enjoyable experience at one of the many dog-friendly flea markets in Los Angeles. I appreciate your article.

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