What Are Some Facts About the Aqueduct Flea Market in Queens, N.Y.?


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The Aqueduct Flea Market in Queens, N.Y., closed down in 2011 to make way for the construction of Resorts World Casino New York City. Many former Aqueduct vendors merged with Sunrise Flea Market and moved to Brooklyn, N.Y., as part of the Aqua Duck Flea Market that opened in July 2013.

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As of September 2014, Aqua Duck Flea Market is located at 700 Fountain Ave. in Brooklyn, N.Y., and it is easily accessible by car via the Belt Parkway or by public transportation via subway or bus. It encompasses 5 acres and is currently the largest outdoor market in Brooklyn. Aqua Duck is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday.

The flea market hosts more than 500 vendors offering handmade arts and crafts, antiques and other new and used items, including clothing, jewelry, furniture, collectibles and home goods. There are several select food vendors on site as well.

With more than 30 years of flea market experience, the Aqua Duck management company maintains an office within the market and is committed to vendor and customer satisfaction. Some vendors may only accept cash, and there is an ATM machine on the premises. Interested vendors can apply for a booth on the flea market's website.

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