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    Saturday Music Series

    Last updated 1 month ago

    We’ve recruited the Bay Area’s hottest music sensations to perform every Saturday.

     

    Mariachi Santa Celicia have performed every weekend for twenty years, we’re giving them Saturdays off to spice up the entertainment. Don’t worry though, they’ll be here Sundays afternoon to play the traditional songs.

     

    March 18th Mystique performs with a four-piece horn section that echoes thoughts and images of Tower of Power, and a full percussion section with heavy Latino influences,

    March 15th Jammin' brings explosive energy from a horn section, powerful rhythm section, and four lead vocals to perform a music mix of Tejano, Old Skool, Oldies and today's new music.

    March 22nd Latin Heat provides an exhilarating musical experience featuring a fiery rhythm section with authentic Latin percussion and swinging horn section

    March 29th The seven energetic and talented musicians of ZEBOP! take great pride in performing the music of Santana with passion and dedication.

     

    April Schedule:

    4/5 Jammin'

    4/12 Mystique

    4/19 Latin Heat

    4/26 Zebop!

     

    In partnership with KKUP, public radio station featuring original programming covering a wide range of music and public affairs, and Time Warp. Visit Time Warp at the Flea Market to find the largest selection of Oldies music. Located at 316 H. St in the Flea Market.

    Find your Valentine's Gems at American Precious Metals

    Last updated 2 months ago

    Want to show your sweetheart how much she means to you this Valentine’s Day? Find pieces that will make her eyes sparkle at American Precious Metals. Their selection of bracelets, lockets, charms, and rings has the perfect addition to anyone’s jewelry collection. Open seven days a week 10:30 am-5:00 pm at the Flea Market. 'Like' them on Facebook to receive updates on new merchandise. 

    • 1.heart
    • 2.3dheart
    • 3.rubyheart
    • 4.butterfly
    • 5.ring
    • 6.heartbracelet
    • 7.dangleheartearrings
    • 8.locket
    • 9.rose
    • 10.ring
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    • 12.starwarcoin
    • 14.butterfly
    • 15.topez

    Shop the Biggest Marketplace during Flea-for-All Saturdays

    Last updated 2 months ago

    The first Saturday of every month the San Jose Flea Market gives away selling spaces for free. This event always has filled our market to capacity with vendors. That’s 80 acres of shops, rides, and dining options for your family to enjoy!

    Entrepreneurial families participate in Flea-for-All Saturdays to make all profit from free garage sale spaces. Early in the morning, they arrive at the Flea Market to await space assignment and organize their merchandise displays. At no cost, vendors take advantage of the Flea Market’s reputation for garage sales to make a profit from selling their loot. Through 50 years, we have perfected a system to ensure a lively shopping center.

    “It’s all profit for me today! I talk with people all day long, sell my loot at great prices, and I feel like a winner,” said John Smith, garage sale enthusiast and free space recipient. “I like knowing my item is going to a good home,”

    As a customer you will love slowly strolling down each aisle finding exactly what you’re shopping for and items that you just can’t live without.

    Flea-for-All Saturday vendors keep coming back because the experience is so easy. Their variety makes finding what you’re shopping for easier, but it might be a hard task forcing yourself not to pick up an extra item two.

    Recipe: Tomatillo Salsa

    Last updated 2 months ago

    A tomatillo salsa recipe is priceless! Jarred salsas just can't match fresh homemade salsa. You can find all of the ingredients in our Farmers’ Market and it so easy to make.

    Tomatillo Salsa Ingredients:

    8 cups Tomatillos

    2 Onions

    2-3 Tomatoes (depending on the size)

    1 bunch Cilantro

    1 clove Garlic

    1 Jalapeno Pepper

    1 Serrano Pepper (You can use more than one pepper depending upon how spicy you like your salsa. You can also use a Habanero Pepper if you are really adventurous!)

    First, soak the tomatillos in hot water. Pull off the husks scrub them clean.

     

    Cut the tomatoes and onions into quarters. Place the tomatillos, tomatoes, onions, and pepper(s) into a roasting pan or cast iron skillet. (You will probably have to do it in batches)

    Place into the oven and broil, turning over every 5 to 10 minutes. You want the vegetables to be crisp and brown. That should take around 30 minutes.

     

    While that is broiling, put the garlic and pepper(s) in a food processor and chop until they are very fine. 
     
    Take half of the roasted tomatillos and add them to the processor. Blend them until completely liquified. 
     
    Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse the food processor until the salsa has the desired consistency. (We personally like a pretty chunky salsa!)
     

    The Flea Market helps you keep all of your New Year's Resolutions

    Last updated 3 months ago

    This year discover how the Flea Market can help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions to save money, get fit, and eat a healthy diet, save money, while having a great time with your friends and family. Be sure to bring your walking shoes! You'll need them to explore the 118 acres while you shop.

    Helps you save money by finding bargains: Unlike retail stores, vendors haggle for a “more you buy, the more you save” selling experience. You could purchase items at half the store cost! Each shop is independently owned and operated by San Jose entrepreneurs. As you search for bargains keep in mind that you are doing plenty of walking, which helps with your next resolution...

    Helps you exercise and get fit: A walk around just the perimeter of the Flea Market is one mile. Add in walking down the aisles and you’ll find it’s easy to walk as much as five miles! Bring a pedometer and see how far you go.

    As you exercise, you’ll notice treasures around every corner for your shopping delight. New commercial items- like toys, kitchenware, home decorations and more- are mostly located in the West. Venture to the East Lot for garage sales that bring gently used and refurbished items.  

    Helps you eat healthy: As you stroll through our quarter-mile Farmers’ Market look for fresh fruit, vegetables, and concessions.  There are also dried fruit and roasted nuts to snack on. Healthy does not mean bland or boring!  You will find a huge variety of healthy of unique and delicious fruits and vegetables, including some hard-to-find Asian and Hispanic delicacies.  

    Check back in with our blog,  we will be posting a delicious chicken taco recipe. Everything (except the chicken) can be found in our Farmers' Market!


    Throughout the year we will be posting ideas and blog posts that will help make your New Year’s Resolutions stick all year long!

     

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