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NYC's Grand Bazaar: Food, Fashion, Antiques, and Collectibles

April 24, 2017 - by Chelsey Grasso
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Find yourself in the city on a Sunday with a free morning or afternoon? Head up to the Upper West Side to explore the Grand Bazaar NYC. This year-round flea market spans across both the indoors and outdoors, showcasing an array of vintage artwork, fashion, collectibles, furniture, and everything in-between. And the best part of it all? With every purchase you’re not only adding to your own personal inventory, but also helping to serve the local community. That’s right, you can shop and feel good about it doing it till you drop. From what to expect and its history to its mission and upcoming events, find out everything you need to know about one of Manhattan’s most beloved flea markets below.

Grand Bazaar

What to Expect

You never know what kind of treasures you’ll unearth at the Grand Bazaar NYC, but there is one thing you can be certain of: you most certainly will find treasures. From scones from The Hungry Gnome to jam-filled donuts from Black Label Donuts, you’ll even have a fair share of foods and beverages to taste and try while you’re shopping around this haven for all things vintage. Here are just a few of the many collectibles to expect when visiting Grand Bazaar NYC:

  • Vintage Tiffany & Co Silver
  • Handmade Jewelry
  • Antique Furniture
  • One-of-a-Kind Cufflinks
  • Vintage Mirrors
  • Ethnic Rugs, Tablecloths & Placemats
  • Vintage Watches & Hats
  • Antique Silverware
  • Vintage Record Players, Radios & Boom Boxes
  • Handmade Soap Bars
  • One-of-a-kind Purses
  • Iconic Prints & Photographs
  • Vintage Clothing & Accessories

Grand Bazaar

The History

The Grand Bazaar NYC began in 1982 when a group of parents had an idea to help fundraise for the local schools with a weekend “yard sale.” As the market grew, it came to be known as GreenFlea Market in 1985, only changing its name to the Grand Bazaar NYC in 2016 in hopes of rebranding the event and acquiring an even bigger fan base. While the flea market has been around for over 30 years, its mission has always remained the same: raising funds for the neighboring public schools in the area, ultimately benefitting over 4,000 children in doing so.

Grand Bazaar

Upcoming Events

Be sure to check out any of the Grand Bazaar NYC’s upcoming events during the 2017 calendar year! Whether your focus is foods or fashion, there’s a special event here for every kind of deal hunter.

Grand Bazaar NYC’s Artisan Bazaar will take place on Sunday, April 30th. Grand Bazaar will have merchants selling handmade items from around the world with goods like Tibetan jewelry, Turkish towels, Moroccan pillows, Persian rugs, Nepalese scarves, African baskets and toys, South American handbags, and more.

The short list of other vendors includes:

Jewelry designer Judy Kaye, who will have her leather-bound bracelets and keychains on hand

M Spring Studio, which will showcase their handcrafted metal, glass,and leather accessories for you and your home

NYC-made leather bags by Ramos Mode NY

Bohemian Groove on the Move, with floral style tunics, maxi dresses, lace-up tees, accessories, and more

Artists like The Modern Dream

Food vendors like Fresh Chocolate Mousse

The Hungry Gnome serving artisanal scones

Future events:

May 7: NYC Vintage Classics

May 14: Mother’s Day

June 4: International Food Bazaar

July 16: NYC Artisanal Ice Cream Blizzard

August 20: NYC Lemonade Challenge

September 10: Annual Anniversary

September 24: NYC Artisanal Jewelry Bazaar

October 15: NYC Artisanal Sweet Treats Bazaar

October 29: Scary Bazaar

November 12; NYC Coat Drive Day

December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24: Grand Holiday Bazaar

100 W. 77th St., 212-239-3025, grandbazaarnyc.org

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