The Junk Gypsy Company and the Marburger Farm Antique Show are two popular flea markets in Round Top, Texas, as of 2015. The Marburger Farm Antique Show, also known as Antique Weekend, is a large-scale biennial collectible, arts, craft and antique gathering in Texas.
The Antique Weekend occurs twice a year and lasts two and a half weeks, from March to April in the spring and from September to October in the fall. It is the largest gathering of dealers, vendors, collectors and buyers from both the state of Texas and the United States. The shows take place in a number of rural communities between Houston and Austin, including Round Top, Warrenton, Fayetteville and Carmine. Each Antique Weekend attracts more than 100,000 people each year from across the United States.
Founded in 1998 by Janie Sikes and her daughter Amie, the Junk Gypsy Company became famous when it appeared on the HGTV show "Junk Gypsies." On the show, the mother-daughter tandem travelled around Texas to set up at flea markets and sell vintage flea market finds. Together with another daughter, Jolie, the trio attracted attention by redesigning junk items. The Junk Gypsy company has an online store, but it also operates a brick-and-mortar store located in Round Top, Texas.