Flea market

by Tanja
ndsm market Amsterdam

If you like cheap second-hand clothes and vintage, pay a visit to the Amsterdam flea market IJ-Hallen. It is the largest indoor flea market in Europe. The flea market is held regularly at the former ship wharf NDSM across the IJ-water in Amsterdam Noord. A ferry will take you there in a 15-minute fun ride.

Shopping for vintage shoes, records and antiques in Amsterdam

Looking for a vintage flower pot? Crocodile leather boots? Rare records? At the IJ-Hallen Flea Market in Amsterdam Noord you will find everything for a bargain. Most of the vendors are people who want to empty out their storage, attics, and basements.


Over 500 stands sell stuff like clothes, toys, antiques, books, records, furniture and much more. The Amsterdam flea market IJ-Hallen is like a huge car boot sale!

IJ-Hallen is located on NDSM.

The Amsterdam flea market takes place once or twice a month. Location is the old NDSM ship wharf, located along the banks of the IJ. This rough, industrial area covering a space the size of some 10 football fields has been turned into a cultural and creative hotspot in recent years. Over 250 artists have settled here, as well as restaurants, bars, and cafés.

NDSM Flea market
Flea market is every two weeks at NDSM, Amsterdam.

How to get to Amsterdam flea market IJ-Hallen

Quick and easy access to the Amsterdam IJ-Hallen flea market is available by ferry, which will take you to NDSM within 15 minutes. The ferry is free of charge and leaves from behind Central Station (look for the ferry that says NDSM).

Check the Amsterdam event calendar for dates.

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