Shop, swap, sell, and save in Lakeland

Here’s the deal — the thrift and vintage shopping scene is stellar in Swan City.

A colorful sign reading "I love Mi Pueblo" in the foreground with flea market buildings in the background

If you love bargain shopping too, this is for you.

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

Flea markets

Lakeland Mi Pueblo Flea Market, 2701 Swindell Rd.
Around 500 vendors sell produce, livestock, clothing, and gardening tools year-round at this indoor/outdoor market. Visit on Saturdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sundays, 5:30 a.m.-4 p.m. On-site parking is $2.

Silver Moon Swap Shop, 4100 New Tampa Hwy.
The grounds of the drive-in theater become the site of a swap shop every Saturday and Sunday. Gates open early at 5 a.m., and it usually lasts until 12 p.m. Entrance is free for shoppers. If you want to sell your wares, there’s a $10 fee on Saturdays and a $20 fee on Sundays.

A collection of vintage chairs, lamps, and wall art

Find something eclectic for your space at a local vintage shop.

Photo by @junetaylorshop

Vintage shops

360 Unlimited, 911 S. Florida Ave.
Get a new look from something old. This store is filled wall to wall with vintage clothing and accessories. Did someone say costume party?

The Curated Collective, 401 S. Florida Ave.
Stop by this shop for vintage decor and home goods. Pro tip: Visit during a Jude Coffee pop-up to grab a cup while you shop.

Dixieland Relics, 949 S. Florida Ave.
Step inside for find furniture and home accents; venture outside for plants cultivated by Austin’s Backyard Garden.

Decades Reclaimed Vintage Depot, 502 W. Brannen Rd.
Browse goods from different vendors online before shopping in person. You can also find items in the Decades Reclaimed mini storefront at Unfiltered Lakeland.

June Taylor, 125 N. Kentucky Ave., Ste. 103
Find a unique chair, light fixture, rug, or work of art to match any home’s style.

Lakeland Antique Mall, 3530 US Hwy. 98 N.
Plan a few hours to get through this 44,000-sqft warehouse. It’s packed with antiques and vintage Disney memorabilia.

A large mural featuring a green, white, and brown painting of crape myrtle blossoms.

You can’t miss these large flowers by Kate Hall outside Low Country Vintage.

Photo by LALtoday

Low Country Vintage, 913 S. Florida Ave.
You may recognize this Dixieland store as the site of this crape myrtle mural. Follow the store on Facebook for a first look at new pieces as soon as they hit the shelves.

Lloyd’s Antiques, 301 N. Kentucky Ave.
No trip to the Lakeland Downtown Farmers Market is complete without a trip inside Lloyd’s. We love its collection of vintage Lakeland postcards. Pro tip: Head upstairs to visit the resident parrot while you shop.

Southern Gentlemen Antiques & More, 923 S. Florida Ave.
Shop here for antiques and handmade home goods for every season. Pro tip: It’s right next to Low Country Vintage and 360 Unlimited, so you can knock out three stores in one trip.

The Shop Across the Street, 110 W. Highland St.
This small shop is packed with big bargains in every nook and cranny. Keep an eye out for the colorful mural on the back wall by local artist Jenna O’Brien.

Thom Downs’ Antiques Inc., 235 N. Florida Ave.
Check this downtown store for high-end antiques at affordable prices. You might be sensing a theme by now: Outside is an eye-catching mural by artist Gabriela Jaxon.

Vintage Warehouse Lakeland, 4308 Wallace Rd.
Shop here for limited stock furniture, gifts, holiday decor, and fashion. You can even shop online and have your order shipped to your home.

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Donate professional outfits to Top Buttons’ Wearing Confidence Program.

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Thrift stores

Goodwill Lakeland Superstore, 5411 S. Florida Ave.
Pro tip: Check the “More Store” section in the back for both new and gently used home items.

Lighthouse Ministries Thrift Store, 3111 US Hwy. 98 S., Ste. 130
Proceeds from sales made here help fund a resident intern program for Lakelanders in need.

Peace River Center Thrift Shoppe, 2934 S. Florida Ave.
This thrift shop raises around $50,000 per year for Peace River Center’s clients and domestic violence survivors.

Salvation Army, 3915 S. Florida Ave.
Need to get a car off your hands? The Salvation Army accepts vehicle donations, as well as clothing and home item donations.

St. Anthony’s Thrift Store, 820 Marcum Rd.
Shop gently used items donated by the community at this store on the west side of the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church property.

Top Buttons, 236 N. Kentucky Ave.
This is a thrift store and boutique all in one. Sales benefit programs to help local teens and young women build self-confidence.

Circular racks of clothing and accessories in the Consignment Garden

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Resale and consignment shops

Consignment Garden, 4311 S. Florida Ave.
This is the perfect place to find accessories and fashions that your neighbors once loved.

Hidden Gem Consignment, 3139 N. Galloway Rd.
Sell your ready-to-wear women’s apparel, shoes, children’s clothing, and baby equipment to this consignment store. You can also shop live sales on Facebook.

Just Between Friends of Lakeland, locations vary by pop-up
Mark your calendar for the next children’s resale market happening Dec. 2-3 at the RP Funding Center. Consignors earn 60% of sales.

Once Upon a Child Lakeland, 4272 US Hwy. 98 N.
Sell gently used children’s apparel, baby gear, and furniture here to earn cash on the spot.

Plato’s Closet, 4525 Florida Ave., Ste. 10
Shop for and sell trendy clothing, footwear, and accessories for men and women.

Wood World Furniture & Furniture Consignment, 6150 US Hwy. 98 N.
Make some money off of your old furniture by selling it on consignment here.

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