An artist-led marketplace for art, vintage and treasures.
Encinitas, CA. Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) will host the 2nd annual Encinitas Flea Market
on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. in the parking lot of Encinitas City
Hall, 505 S. Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas CA 92024. Original art, clothing, vintage items, jewelry,
collectables, antiques, books, and treasures, will be available for purchase from a mix of
collectors and vendors. Flea market finds can be ideal for early holiday gift giving at excellent
prices. “The flea market will feature treasures from many of our local artists. It is their way to
give back to the community and support the arts,” said EFA president Naimeh Woodward.
“We’re excited to host it this year at City Hall in the heart of downtown.”
Entry fee is $2. Proceeds from the flea market will be utilized for Encinitas Dia de los Muertos
(Day of the Dead), set for Saturday, October 27, which celebrates Latino culture. The flea
market will also feature henna painting for feet and fingers, photo opportunities for Instagram
and Facebook postings, artist-led visual art activities for kids and an ice cream truck. Free
parking will be available at City Hall and the Coaster Station on Vulcan Avenue. Vendors,
interested in participating, may sign up at www.encinitasarts.org
EFA has made significant strides toward its goal of elevating arts and culture. Established in
March 2014 by the City of Encinitas Commission for the Arts, the organization partners with the City of Encinitas to enrich arts and culture in the community through programs and fundraising. EFA programs include the Passport Series, Encinitas Dia de los Muertos Celebration, new public art, and arts education programs for children and youth: Ballet Folklorico de San Dieguito, offering year-round dance instruction, and a Mariachi Band program, which provides instruments, instruction and training. Donations to EFA are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. 100% of proceeds will be used to fund programs for the community. To learn more about EFA, please visit: www.encinitasarts.org.