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St. Germain Flea Market Begins its 40th Year Submitted: 05/25/2015
ST. GERMAIN - A popular Northwoods tradition kicked off its 40th season today. The St. Germain Flea Market draws thousands of bargain hunters each week during the summer.

The market attracts nearly 400 vendors every week. Vendors showcase everything from homemade crafts and artwork, to plants and homemade treats.


"You can find just about anything," said flea market coordinator Randy Goodrum. "You can find things that you don't expect that you would ever find at a flea market. Anything from used antiques, new items, we've got homemade ice cream. You just never know what you're going to find out here."

Vendors set up in and around the pavilion next to the St. Germain Fire Department. Organizers say that roughly 15,000 people visit the flea market each week. Though, Monday's weather didn't help with attendance.

"We're down about 150 spaces from what we normally would have been on Memorial Day," said Goodrum. "Normally, both sides of the highway would have been packed with cars. I mean, today there's plenty of room in the parking lot I'm sure."

The flea market is held every Monday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. It takes place from 8 A.M. to 3 P.M. For more information about the St. Germain Flea Market, you can visit the link below.


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