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Happy hauling: flea markets, co-ops, vintage, and resale shops in Chattanooga

Here’s the deal — the flea markets and vintage shopping scene is stellar in the Scenic City.

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Your guide to finding those secondhand treasures.

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When it comes to Chattanooga’s shopping scene, we love a good treasure hunt — and a good bargain. Our city is home to several stellar flea markets, cool co-ops, fabulous vintage shops, and resale gems. So get in, we’re going shopping.

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Flea markets

East Ridge Antique District, East Ridge
Located on Slater Road, this shopping complex holds eight different antique shops that feature a variety of booths. You can find anything from refurbished furniture to vintage clothing.

Chattanooga Vintage Market, NorthShore
Brought to you by the folks at Ugly Duck Vintage, this market in Coolidge Park features local vendors for all of your secondhand and upcycled needs — make sure you follow along on Instagram for market dates.

SHE BOP, Locations vary
Shop a pop-up vintage market featuring local makers, and participate in a clothing swap where you can leave items and take items.

Radical Laundry, Locations vary
This pop-up market can be found at different locations around the city, selling vintage items from resellers and creatives in the area.


Shop from different booths daily at these co-op-style spots.

Co-Op markets

Dirty Jane’s Antiques, Red Bank
The only thing dirty about this 24,000-sqft shop is the fact we can’t buy everything in it. With 100+ booths, there are plenty of vintage goods to go around. Pro tip: Follow them on Instagram for updates on what’s in store.

The Refindery, Downtown
Located on McCallie Avenue, you can shop the different booths in this urban market for antique, vintage, industrial, and architectural finds.

Vinterest, Southside + Hixson
This co-op style store has been voted people’s choice as Chattanooga’s “best antique store” consecutively from 2015 to 2021. Bonus: Stay tuned for ways to purchase online.

The Local Dive Retail, NorthShore
This spot offers 30 vendors of locally made items, mid-century modern furniture, vintage clothes (with plenty for the dudes), shoes + plants. Get an inside look.

Edith’s Emporium, Highland Park
Find the wonders of new and secondhand items inside this 5,000-sqft building that features refurbished items, custom embroidery + vinyl work, and more. Bonus: There is plenty of free parking to go around, but if you don’t feel like getting out, try the store’s online shop.

Vintage & More (On The Blvd. + On The Pike), Red Bank
This market has two locations (only ~six minutes from each other) where you can shop one-of-a-kind vintage and antique items for your home. Work from local artists are also featured among the booths.

Mercantile at the Ridge, East Ridge
Looking to spruce up your home, but love the antique look? Find restored vintage pieces from tables to hutches at this co-op vendor-style space.

The Mustard Seed, Red Bank
Started in 2016, this market has antique items that “make the perfect gift for all occasions.” Bonus: This spot is also the only local official carrier of Maileg kids’ toys.

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Vintage Shops

Collective Clothing, NorthShore
This vintage store keeps its racks stocked, plus has a record store inside — Inherent Records. Keep your eye out for the store’s pop-up events and fashion shows.

Ugly Duck Vintage, NorthShore
Curated by a team of four people, this shop showcases a variety of styles and sizes, spotlighting clothes from the 90s and older.

Mostly French, Southside
Oui, oui, you can shop intentionally-curated (mostly) French antiques right here in Chattanooga. From art to furniture, this shop will help take your home to a whole new countryside.

Southside Antiques, Southside
Helping the Southside area for 20 years, you can shop wall decor, furniture, and more vintage finds here — as seen on HGTV.

Resale and consignment

Poor Taste, Southside
Looking for vintage sports apparel, pop culture tees, and a place that will trade or buy your unwanted items while you’re at it? This spot is the one for you — they even put on live shows and sell beer.

Northside Neighborhood House, NorthShore, Red Bank + Soddy Daisy
Whether you’re buying clothes or household items from this secondhand store, proceeds always benefit this organization’s community outreach efforts.

The Gear Closet, Red Bank
Whether you’re selling, donating, or buying from this store, you can find all of your outdoor needs here. Bonus: Proceeds support local nonprofit WaterWays to help protect and clean our water systems.

Four Bridges Outfitters, Downtown
Stock up on new and used outdoor gear to wear and use around the Scenic City on your next adventure at this family-owned spot. Looking to sell? Check out the consignment details.

Red Bank Thrift Store, Red Bank
Spend a day in the Red Bank area shopping for well-loved goods — anything from stylish clothes to furniture that will spruce up your space.

Pop’s and Grannie’s Thrift Store, Foxwood Heights
Shop secondhand clothing items at this small business located off of Wilcox Boulevard.

Chambliss Center for Children, Brainerd + Red Bank
This nonprofit uses its thrift stores to help benefit programming and operations. We recommend reading up on what items are accepted if you’re in the market to donate.

Bethel Thrift Store, Hixson
Donate items to this store Tuesday-Saturday, and shop secondhand clothing items and household goods.

Ladies of Charity Thrift Store, Clifton Hills
Find clothes, electronics, furniture, housewares, and more at this resale store.

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