Montreal/Quebec Flea Markets

May 30th, 2006, 02:43 AM
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Montreal/Quebec Flea Markets

My mom and I are going to Montreal for the first week of June 06. Are there any good flea markets within driving distance. We will have a car.We don't mind going a distance. We can check out the scenery too. What are some good day trips also? Thanks
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May 30th, 2006, 03:01 AM
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You shouldn't miss Finnegan's market in Hudson. It's open every Saturday during the summer.
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May 30th, 2006, 03:14 AM
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We will definately go there.

Awesome!! Thanks
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May 30th, 2006, 03:53 AM
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Finnegan's is a lovely flea market and a nice road trip; on your way back, you could stop in the Village of Pointe Claire, Cartier exit south on the 20.

don't let anyone send you to the North Shore flea markets though, such as Laval, St. Eustache. Nothing quaint about those.
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May 30th, 2006, 05:08 AM
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You can also take the 125 North and visit the Lanaudière area.

There is a nice "marché aux puces" at St-Esprit or Ste-Julienne (can never remember which village, but it's on the right side of the road). There are lots of sideroad stands where you can buy fresh produce also.

You can drive to Rawdon and, if the weather is nice, visit the Dorwin Falls. Really a nice day trip.
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May 30th, 2006, 01:52 PM
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What is wrong with St Eustache? Is Lachute o.k.? What about Bromont?

I am definately doing Finnigan's.

Should i try the others. I am looking for old junk. ; 0 )
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May 31st, 2006, 04:01 AM
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St-Eustache has mayby 10 worthy tables. The rest is socks, sunglasses, country bootleg CDs, ugly new clothes, etc. Really, not the best. (Although I did find some amazing newspapers from 1920's there, mint condition!)

I didn't even know there was one in Bromont!

There is also one in Carignan (30 minutes from Montreal). It seems a bit trashy, but I have made some of my best finds there!
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Jun 11th, 2006, 07:58 PM
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I just got back and here is my rundown on the flea markets in Montreal.

1.Carginan Saturday Awful maybe due to bad weather previous day and night
2.St Eustache AWESOME!!! especially Sundays Great market
3. Lachute Tuesdays AWESOME!!! Found a very rare piece of purple slag glass that I collect here for 20 bucks. Way cool!!! Also, Best homemade banana muffins inside concession. I bought 5. LOL
4. Finnigans Saturday :0 ( Rained out UGH!
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Jun 12th, 2006, 03:55 AM
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Hi! Yes I imagine Carignan was awful! The best tables are always outside and when it's an awful day like last Saturday, the good dealers don't show up! Anyway, glad you found something at St-Eustache!
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Jun 12th, 2006, 03:56 AM
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hum... sorry, I meant in Lachute!
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