I-70 Shoppers Fair Indoor Flea Market to Open in July

The indoor/outdoor flea market will offer space for 185 vendors.

I-70 Shoppers Fair is located on the North Service Road across from Mid Rivers Mall.
I-70 Shoppers Fair is located on the North Service Road across from Mid Rivers Mall.
St. Peters' new indoor/outdoor flea market, I-70 Shopper's Fair, is set to open in July. 

The market, which is located at 4894 North Service Road, will feature a variety of antiques, jewelry, clothing, tools, furniture, art and hundreds of other items. 

The brand-new building, which sits on top of the former Didion Foundry site, has room for 185 vendors. Applications for vendors for the opening weekend are available on the company's website.

I-70 Shopper's Fair will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Among the special events that are being planned for the flea market are car shows, baby contests, chili cook offs, Halloween costume contests, Oktoberfest, and performances by local bands.
youkiddin? June 14, 2013 at 01:14 PM
i remember hearing about this flea market a few years back? They were talking about how they were gonna charge either 5 or 10 dollars to park? is this still the plan? no mention of it in the article, hopefully they realized how ridiculous that was.
Daniel K. Fetsch June 16, 2013 at 11:07 AM
As one of the owners of the market, I can say that there was never an intent to charge $5 to $10 for parking. We did always discuss some nominal admission into the market which will allow families to enjoy shopping, the sports bar, the various food and beverage offerings, entertainment, and attractions for the kids. The admission will also provide attendees with opportunities for raffles, prizes and giveaways. Hope you can help us spread the word. Many vendors have already signed up and the building is filling quickly. Will be opening in July.
youkiddin? June 17, 2013 at 01:46 AM
oh, i will spread the word alright, plenty of free flea markets to visit, i for one will not pay to shop. good luck and thanks for including the price. oh wait lets not advertise this so people think it is a normal flea market. very odd and convenient never no mention of an admission fee or how much? do children get in free? is there a senior discount? etc. sounds like bait and switch hope it fails!
youkiddin? June 18, 2013 at 09:38 AM
hmm someone deleted my comment about how i will not pay to shop? wonder why. i just said i will not pay to shop and i will find a free flea market, there are plenty of those, since i get to comment again might i add that per person is much more thrifty for your pocket then per car, would not want large families catching a break and hope it fails pitiful to pay to shop
Carol Tayloe July 01, 2013 at 08:29 PM
I was looking forward to this market opening, but I too, will not pay to shop. I will just continue to go to garage sales and re sale shops and Wentzville Flea Mkt.
lamarie02 July 05, 2013 at 09:00 PM
I was also looking forward to this opening but I am with you all, i will not go if there is an admission charge. I do not really care about raffles and give aways ,it usually cheap stuff you dont want anyway.
youkiddin? July 07, 2013 at 07:56 AM
yeah, they charge the vendors, they charge the shoppers to go to a bar? or to purchase food? then they probably tax it all. sounds like a get rich quick scheme, someone counting how many 5 dollar bills they can pocket from someone taking a stroll looking at others garage sale junk, but wait they are gonna raffle off something you dont want or need and that makes it worth it! i am sorry just dont see a family of 5 dropping 25 dollars to chase their children around a giant garage sale, but good luck, dumber stuff has been successful, at least for the short term until people wise up.
Kalen Ponche July 30, 2013 at 06:55 PM
See our most recent story on the opening of the market here: http://goo.gl/460j3T
Debbie July 31, 2013 at 01:44 AM
I was looking forward to going here, but had no idea there would be a charge to get in. I think this is a big mistake governed by greed yet again.
Jennifer August 29, 2013 at 12:34 PM
I'm not associated with the farmer's market at all... but speaking from the experience of planning events and managing a bookstore, it takes quite a bit of money to run something like this. I like to be thrifty, and I would be cautious about spending money on an entrance fee, it might be better to raise the price for vendors instead. But even still, I can see the reasoning behind it. I don't necessarily think the idea is fueled by greed. The economy is bad for everyone! Even companies that are hosting flea markets. Did you see all the renovations they did? Extending the parking lot, adding a security system and fire alarms? That stuff doesn't happen for free. $2 for adults, and kids under 12 are free. I don't think that's unreasonable. Think of the money you save on gas by not driving all over the place to go to garage sales - this way everything is one spot! I think you all should give it a try before you dis it. Just my 2 cents! : )
Ashley Leonard October 12, 2013 at 12:07 PM
Its absolutely ridiculous to be reacting this way, especially when you are all misinformed. If you read the article that was posted before jumping to conclusions, it plainly states that its only $2 per person and 12 & under get in free. That is not even close to outrageous to me. And if you have not even gone, then how exactly do you know that the items they are selling and raffling are cheap? People who assume make an ass of themselves. That's exactly what's happened here. I can't wait to go and then I will post my review on the place. I don't mind dropping a small amount of cash to walk around somewhere new and exciting with my kiddos!
Carol Tayloe October 12, 2013 at 12:34 PM
Ashley, I did read the article before I posted. I said I will not pay to shop. What everyone else does is their business. I hope it works out for the owners. Since it has been open awhile how come you haven't been yet?
William Braudis January 13, 2014 at 04:16 PM
Ashley Leonard name any Saint Charles County store that you pay to get in to shop, and do not list TENT CITY. You quote " It plainly states that its only $2 per person....." Are you really lacking that badly in "I.Q." or, are you just another dumb democrat ?


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