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The Uneasy Future of San Francisco’s Alemany Flea Market: Vendors and Shoppers Brace for Possible Closure Amid Budget Woes

BySamantha Jones

Mar 26, 2024
Vendors at the Alemany Flea Market aim to remain operational

San Francisco’s Alemany Flea Market has been a cherished Sunday tradition for many years. Thousands of shoppers and vendors gather in a Bernal Heights parking lot every week to buy and sell a variety of items, including record albums, crockery, artwork, and more. However, this past weekend, there was a sense of uncertainty hanging over the market.

The uncertainty stemmed from a city representative’s mention that all city programs were under review for potential budget cuts due to financial constraints. While no final decision had been made regarding Alemany, some vendors at the flea market were worried about the looming deadline for vendors at another flea market in Civic Center Fulton Plaza, which was set to end on March 29.

During interviews with The Standard on Sunday, some vendors expressed their fears that the Alemany Flea Market could be next on the chopping block due to San Francisco’s budget issues. The market served as a weekly community gathering place and losing it would be a significant blow to both sellers and shoppers who relied on it for their livelihoods and unique finds. The uncertainty about the market’s future was palpable among those present at the flea market this past weekend.

By Samantha Jones

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