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Vintage Flea Market In Escolta: One Day Only Retro Pop Up Market For Vintage Junkies On A Budget

Vintage Flea Market in Escolta

Aesthetic and affordability – two things that most of us look for when shopping. This is why we go to flea markets. They are chock-full of items and if you’re lucky, you can find gems at affordable prices.

If you’ve ever passed by Escolta Street, then you’ll know that it’s one of the best places to go shopping on a budget. From clothing to decorations, you’ll find a shop suited to your needs.

This why we’re excited to announce that for one day only, a massive vintage flea market in Escolta will be happening on 28th May 2023. Here are the details.

SECOND CHANCES: Vintage Community Flea Market

Vintage Flea Market Escolta - SECOND CHANCES Vintage Community Flea Market
Image credit: @gloriousdias via Instagram 

The one-day flea market event, SECOND CHANCES: Vintage Community Flea Market, was made possible through the collaboration of various shops and creative hubs. They curated various vintage and retro-themed pieces to showcase and sell.

Seeing as there’ll be tons of other merchants as well, it’ll be easy to find almost anything at the special flea market this coming weekend.

Shop till you drop for one day only

Vintage Flea Market Escolta - '60s to 2000s
Image adapted from: @hubmakelab, @fitsyagood_vintage via Instagram 

If you’re a massive retro fan, you’ll be able to browse themed items – from the hipster ‘6os all the way to the year 2000. With lots of options at your disposal, you’re bound to spend the entire day shopping.

'90s Kabaklaan restored photos
Famous Filipino actors during the ’90s
Image adapted from: @90skabaklaan, @90skabaklaan via Instagram 

What’s more, there will also be a pop-up exhibition by The ’90s Kabaklaan. They’re an Instagram page that’s dedicated to the ’90s era aesthetic in the Philippines.

Vintage items on sale

Vintage Flea Market Escolta - vintage clothing
Image adapted from: @giveme_theloot, @wearkahel via Instagram 

Tons of merchants have been called to get in on this vintage venture. From accessories to household items, it’s not just vintage clothes that will be selling off the rack from this flea market pop-up.

handcrafts, furniture, and digital cameras
Image adapted from:, @thrifttzu, @digicamsph via Instagram

You’ll also see some decorative hand-crafted items, furniture pieces, and even pre-owned digital cameras. And of course, they all come at affordable prices.

Flea market in Escolta, vintage edition

There will always be vintage stores to visit in the metro. But if you’re looking for a mega sale with clothes, accessories, and handcrafted items, this vintage flea market in Escolta will be your once-in-a-while opportunity to shop till you drop while on a budget.

This is a rare event when all these popular shops join forces to give you the best vintage shopping experience, so seize the moment and don’t miss it.

Date: 28th May 2023
Time: 10am-6pm
Address: First United Building, 413 Escolta Street, Binondo, Manila

If you’re a vintage junky, check out vinyl record shops in the metro. For other weekend flea markets, check out these Metro Manila markets. For more places to visit, go to The Smart Local Philippines.

Cover image adapted from: @gloriousdias,, @90skabaklaan via Instagram