The town of Sevierville in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains of eastern Tennessee is known for its scenic beauty and local southern charm. Located only minutes from the Sevierville-Gatlinburg airport this market town provides something for nearly every type of tourist. Eclectic buyers will want to take advantage of the unique opportunities that Sevierville shopping can bring. The area offers every thing from lavish shopping malls to tiny, quaint antique stores. For those looking for the truly rare item BBonline recommends a trip through the eclectic flea markets of Sevierville.
Flea Trader’s Paradise
1907 Winfield Dunn Parkway
Sevierville, Tennessee 37876
For those looking for the perfect way to spend a hot, Tennessee afternoon BBonline recommends the Flea Trader’s Paradise market. Visitors to the market appreciate the clean and cool atmosphere and the climate controlled environment. The vendors are very helpful and know their product. Flea trader’s paradise offers a wide range of items from decorative candles, clothing and fine jewelry. Wedding items are particularly well represented at this market boasting a wide range of floral items, stationary and photo art gifts. The market itself is both indoor and outdoor so those that want to brave the heat can choose to do so. Those that enjoy a cooler more comfortable environment can take advantage of the climate controlled pavilion. Something that seems to set this flea market apart from others is the feeling of trust and honesty that the vendors provide. Accurate and honest information is available and is also reflected in the pricing. One word of advice is if you see something you like, don’t hesitate as some traders do change from week to week. Flea Trader’s Paradise is open year round on Fridays from 9-5 and Saturdays and Sundays from 9-6. It is also conveniently located near many of the Sevierville Inns and Sevierville Bed and Breakfasts.
The Great Smokies Flea Market
220 W. Dumplin Valley Road
Kodak, Tennessee 37764
For those that want a true flea market experience BBonline recommends The Great Smokies Flea Market. Boasting over 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space this market can provide something for any shopper. With over 1000 vendors at your service every day it would be next to impossible to find something that didn’t appeal to your own personal tastes. The Great Smokies Flea market offers everything from collectible items, fresh foods to rare books and clothing. The facility is climate controlled so those looking to escape the Tennessee heat will have no problem doing so. Visitors rave at the abundance of choice available to them and the clean and cool facilities on hand for those choosing to make a day of their shopping experience. The vendors are friendly and welcoming never pushy and eager to make a quick sale. The market is open year round on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-5pm. Free parking is available as well as an assortment of restaurants to please anyone’s palate. The Great Smokey Flea Market is located just off of interstate 40 at exit 407, near several of the Sevierville bed and breakfasts.