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Markets in Antwerp

In Antwerp there are various districts with organised markets. Some of them offer a specific range and are definitely worth a visit.

Weekly Markets

Vogelenmarkt (birdmarket)

  • Flowers, antiques, fabrics, jewelery, food and drinks and offcourse birds!!
  • Location: Oudevaartplaats and Theaterplein (5-10 min walking from the hotel)
  • Every Sunday from 8AM – 1 PM

Exotische markt (Exotic market)

  • Local products but also Turkish, Morrocain and southern specialities
  • Location: Oudevaartplaats and Theaterplein (5-10 min walking from the hotel)
  • Saturday, from 8 AM-4 PM (not on official holidays)

Vrijdagmarkt (Friday market)

  • Auction of old furniture
  • Vrijdagmarkt (15-20 min walking from the hotel)
  • Every Friday from 9 AM-1 PM

Antiekmarkt zaterdag (Antique market on Saturday)

  • Lijnwaadmarkt (15-20 min walking from the hotel)
  • Saturdays from 9 AM-5 PM (not on official holidays)

Antiekmarkt zondag (Antique market on Sunday)

  • Sint-Jansvliet (15 min walking from the hotel)
  • Sundays from 9 AM-5 PM (also on official holidays)

Antwerp has a wide range of markets running through out the year located near the Astoria Hotel

Monthly Markets

Comics and books square

  • Comics and books for sale
  • De Coninckplein (15 min walking from the hotel)
  • Every third Sunday of the month from 10 AM-4 PM

Lambermontmartre Musée

  • Antique market at Het Zuid where different artists show their works
  • Leopold de Waelplaats, in front of Museum voor Schone Kunsten (Museum of fine Arts) (20 min walking from the hotel)
  • During May till September at the last Sunday of the month from 12 AM- 5 PM
  • http://www.lambermontmartre.be/

Markt van morgen

  • Creative forum where young designers show their creations of fashion, jewelery, accessories and graphic arts
  • Ambiance met with nice atmosphere and music
  • Square at de Vismijn in the Kloosterstraat (15-20 min walking from the hotel)
  • From May till September every second Sunday of the month
  • http://www.marktvanmorgen.be/

Yearly markets

Rubensmarkt

  • At the Rubens market you can imagine yourself back in time with stallholders dressing up in 17th century style.
  • Grote Markt and surroundings (15-20 min walking from the hotel)
  • 15 augustus 2014, from 8 AM-11 PM

Kerstmarkt (Christmas market)

  • Atmospheric christmas market with musical performances, food and drinks and ice skating
  • Groenplaats (15-20 min walking from the hotel)
  • 28th of November 2014 till the 4rth of January 2015
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