FAQ’s

The following is a collection of questions and answers most commonly asked about Friendship Flea Market. Click on a question to view the answer.

Questions

  1.   What is the cost of admission?
  2.    How much is parking?
  3.    How are the dates chosen for the shows?
  4.    How long is the market open each day of the show?
  5.    Does Friendship have food vendors?
  6.    Where is Friendship located?
  7.    When shipping a package to Friendship, what address should I use?
  8.    Are there accommodations for disabled persons?
  9.    What is the cost to rent a vendor space?
  10.    Can I camp at Friendship?
  11.    As a vendor, are there restrictions on awning stakes?
  12.    Can I bring my pet to Friendship?
  13.    What type of restroom facilities are there?
  14.    Can I walk around and sell items?
  15.    Can I bring a bicycle, skateboard, roller blades, or a scooter?
  16.    What else is there to do at Friendship when the booths close for the day?
  17.    What time zone is Friendship, Indiana?
  18.    Will I be able to get cell phone service or internet access at Friendship?

 

 

 

Answers

1.   What is the cost of admission?

Admission is absolutely free.

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2.    How much is parking?

Parking is only $3.00 per vehicle per day.

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3.   How are the dates chosen for the shows?

The flea market runs for 9 days, always beginning on the Saturday of the second full weekend and running through the following weekend, ending on Sunday.  It is the same weekend as the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Shoot (NMLRS).

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4.   How long is the market open each day of the show?

Friendship booths open daily at 9:00 a.m. Vendors shut down for the day anywhere between 7 and 9 p.m.

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5.   Does Friendship have food vendors?

Our food vendors serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They generally stay open until at least 9 p.m. in the evening, with a few staying open during the nightly bonfires.

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6.   Where is Friendship located?

We are located in Friendship, Indiana, just southwest of Cincinnati, Ohio.  For directions and maps, please click here.

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7.   When shipping a package to Friendship, what address should I use?

Recipient Name

c/o Tom Kerr

Friendship Flea Market

State Road 62

Friendship, IN 47021

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8.   Are there accommodations for disabled persons?

We have parking for disabled persons with easy access to the market, as all roads are paved within the actual market. We can issue “Special Vehicle Permits” for use by the disabled. There is also a portable restroom with disabled access located across from the red barn restroom with ramps for wheelchair accessibility to restrooms with showers.

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9.   What is the cost to rent a vendor space?

Outside Space – 20′ x 20′

Inside Space – 10′ x 10′

$180.00 for 9 days or $30.00 per day plus 7.00 percent Indiana Sales Tax

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10.   Can I camp at Friendship?

We have campsites available for nightly rental. Click here for details.

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11.   As a vendor, are there restrictions on awning stakes?

Awning stakes longer than 18 inches cannot be used.

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12.   Can I bring my pet to Friendship?

If you must bring a pet, please see that your pet does not harass or threaten other people or animals. Exercise must be done on a leash (NO LOOSE ANIMALS) and owners MUST CLEAN UP after their pets.

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13.  What type of restroom facilities are there?

Restrooms and showers are available in two buildings, one on the lower end and one located midway above the first.  Portable restrooms are situated in various places on the grounds. Please help keep these areas clean. Trash pickup is daily in the early mornings.  The sanitation company comes to the flea market on Monday and Thursday. You may have your RV pumped for $20.00.

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14.  Can I walk around and sell items?

No.  Anyone selling items at the flea market must be registered with the Main Office. You may not take advantage of the market atmosphere by selling items if you are not a registered vendor.  This includes animal sales.

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15.  Can I bring a bicycle, skateboard, roller blades, or a scooter?

No, only vehicles registered at the Main Office may use the black-topped streets.  Please restrain children from using these items, as it is unsafe in large crowds like Friendship.

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16.   What else is there to do at Friendship when the booths close for the day?

We nave nightly campfires with live music from Dale Hill and the Whisky River Band.  Join us in a dance from 9:00 p.m. to midnight.

In addition, there is a live auction held on the last Saturday night across from the main office.  The auction starts at approximately 7:30 p.m.

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17.   What time zone is Friendship, Indiana?

Friendship, Indiana runs on Eastern Standard Time, much like other parts of Indiana.  Click to see the current local time.

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18.   Will I be able to get cell phone service or internet access at Friendship?

Friendship is in a rural valley and therefore many cannot get cell service there. Some people with Verizon have luck standing on our hill. We have pay phones available if you need to call out. We have internet service available for purchase. Bring one device per vendor to the Main or Field office for a password.  Use is limited to credit card users and emails–absolutely NO streaming, uploads, or downloads.

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