With a history dating back to 1976, what cheer flea market 2018 envelops the Keokuk County Fairgrounds in a vast tableau of pop-up booths and tents. This thrice-annual market lures both collectors and casual visitors with a kaleidoscope of treasures, from pristine antiques to quirky collectibles. For those who enter this secondhand mercantile maze with a spirit of adventure, the experience can be rewarding and redemptive.

The event draws vendors who offer everything from upcycled furniture to old tools, wood & farm salvage, primitives & shabby chic, glass/porcelain and serious collectibles. With negotiable prices, the wares here are always unique and incredibly affordable. The spirited duo that hosts this event are also well-versed in junk events around Iowa and beyond, making them a friendly face to meet and shop with. Visit their website for shopper information including tips (e.g. wear comfortable shoes, bring a wagon or cart for your finds). There are also food vendors and ATMs on site.