Lovers of flea markets, rejoice. Here is a selection of splendid events in Wallonia, taking place once or twice a year. Visitors come from abroad for them! Plan your trip to Temploux, Ciney ( Ciney Puces & Antiquités — Ciney Militaria ), Namur and La Louvière.
Temploux, the biggest flea market in Belgium
Since 1978, the village of Temploux, near Namur, hosts every year the biggest flea market in Belgium
This international flea market gathers 1,200 exhibitors over 6 km and a public coming from many countries. There you will find all kind of collector's items, daily items, from vintage to almost new.
Don't miss, on the Sunday, the comic book festival under the marquee. Authors will be there to sign autographs.
The second last weekend of August
Ciney and the unloading of gems, right by the trucks
The Ciney flea and antiquity market is a not-to-be-missed event for collectors and art lovers.
Taking place three times a year, this event gathers over 400 professional exhibitors from all of Europe. You will find a large range of quality items and can call an expert to value them on site.
Key moment of this flea market: Friday afternoons come with the unloading of the trucks, which you are free to attend and find gems before the main public opening...
3 times a year in April (Easter weekend), July and October
Ciney, the largest military flea market
Ciney Militaria is the most important military fair in Europe. History lovers come from all over the world to stroll through these 5 km of stall.
There you will find uniforms, helmets, medals, badges, flags, detached parts as well as engravings, postcards, photographs and documents twice a year.
In April and October at Ciney Expo.
Antica Namur, the antiquarians fair
This fantastic fair gathers each year over 135 exhibitors, gallery owners and antiquarians.
Paintings, furniture, jewels, ancient, modern and contemporary art: there are stunning items to buy or simplys admire.
1 full week in November, every year, at Namur Expo
Keramis to bargain hunt ceramic pieces
Since 2016, the Keramis centre hosts a fair dedicated fully to Boch collections.
This ceramic factory, flagship of the Belgian industry, produced incredible designs since the 19th century, some in Art Nouveau and Art Deco style.
You will find rare items, vintage and everyday dishes. It's also the perfect opportunity to visit the museum set in the former manufacture.
Every year in March