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The Voice of the Swap Meet and Flea Market Industry

COVID-19 Alert

The California Swap Meet Association is taking the COVID-19 situation seriously. Flea Markets and Swap Meets are diverse in location and may be governed by college jurisdictions or stadium operations, or by private property ownerships as to their operations. Therefore, some may be closed while others continue to operate.

Most markets are an essential source of products to their clientele; therefore these markets are taking precautionary steps to remain open. Most CSMA markets that remain open, are voluntarily cancelling live entertainment events in the immediate future.

Please call your local market to check their status.


Experience the Power of an Organized Voice

Over 35 years ago, a number of Swap Meet owners throughout California came together in an effort to organize and educate our elected officials and the public about the industry. As a result, the California Swap Meet Association (CSMA) was formed in 1973. CSMA improved the image of the Swap Meet industry throughout the State and has worked diligently to:

  • Standardize the regulations imposed upon Swap Meets and Flea Markets
  • Help develop the current legislation under which all Swap Meet and Flea Markets are governed
  • Work with numerous government entities, regulatory agencies, and elected officials as a conduit to communicate directly with our industry