Flea Markets


Several self-service flea markets have popped up in the city in the past years, inviting citizens to drop off their treasures. Relove is found at the Töölöntori square, with a twist on the concept: housing both a cafe and a self-service flea market, the products have been placed into the space in a happy mix with Relove's own interior design line. The selection is mostly women's wear from European chain brands.
Sandelsinkatu 6, Töölöntori


An urban classic in the wealthy southside of town, Kaivarin Kanuuna displays a high quality overflow of clothing and accessories from local ladies, stylists and PR fashionistas. You will also run into plenty of chain brands, but this is definitely the go-to address for top fashion finds.
Merikatu 3


Helsinki's top flea markets price and quality wise are often affiliated with non-profit organisations. One of the best is Fida in Hakaniemi, its selection seems hand-picked. You can run into sought-after creations by the grande dame of Finnish fashion, Vuokko Nurmesniemi, or French vintage jackets. Fida has locations around the city, and you can also spot old furniture - such as vintage Artek. Other non-profit run moderately priced flea markets are the Red Cross managed Kontti flea markets and flea markets run by the local Salvation Army.


A new industrial setting, the event complex Bruno also houses a weekend flea market, with a selection depending on who is arriving with their goods.
Aleksis Kiven katu 17a


A Helsinki classic, the outdoor flea market Hietsu at the Hietalahden tori square runs from May through September, weather permitting. Many locals have a summer tradition to spend a day at Hietsu getting rid of their old belongings, and you can often make great finds here.
Lönnrotinkatu 34, Hietalahden tori

Photo: Relove