The Gallup 9th Street Flea Market is one of the largest Native American markets in the country. It serves as a vital center for social and cultural life in Gallup and provides an economic engine for the area’s Native American tribes and independent small businesses. More than 500 vendors participate, and around 10,000 people visit the market every week. The flea market has operated at North 9th Street for more than 25 years and is open for business every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Whether you’re looking for food, crafts, jewelry, livestock, or home goods, Gallup 9th is always full of surprises. You will find native arts and crafts including stunning jewelry made of turquoise and silver, hand-formed pottery, authentic kachina dolls, and Native American wood carvings crafted for generations by talented artisan families. The prices are reasonable, and the merchandise is constantly changing. It is impossible to predict what treasures you will find at the Gallup Flea Market.
Be sure to arrive hungry! The food at the flea market is some of the best in the area. Authentic Navajo, Zuni, Acoma pueblo, and Mexican cuisine are all available for purchase on the premises. Typical menu items include mutton stew, Navajo fry bread, homemade tamales, and Zuni bread baked in the oven. You will also find various drinks and treats, including milky horchata, fruit smoothies, lemonade, and snow cones.
Plus, don’t miss the Story Garden, which is a free, family-friendly activity for children of all ages, open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families can visit The Story Garden to read together, play educational games, and participate in art activities.
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Small businesses and independent artisans are the lifeblood of our city and benefit our community in a big way. At Amigo CDJR, we love to support the Gallup Flea Market and hope you do too. How could you not love it? There’s something for everyone. Open every Saturday, rain or shine!
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