With the sun tentatively making an appearance, fleamarket season has officially begun and this weekend is a banger. From second-hand bike parts to vintage fashion, the Local has rounded up some of the bargain-hunting events taking place over the next few days in Vienna.
Saturday 7am-6pm, Obkirchergasse
This annual spring market in Doebling will feature hundreds of stalls from a variety of private sellers. It's the 45th fleamarket in Obkirchergasse so these guys probably know what they are doing. Also featuring food and drinks, face-painting and clown performances, this is very much a kid-friendly event.
Radflohmarkt beim Frühjahrsflohmarkt Obkirchergasse
Saturday 8am-5pm, Arbesbachgasse 6
In conjunction with the spring market detailed above, there will also be a bike flea market taking place round the corner. Pick up second-hand bikes, bike parts, skateboards and other cycling bits and bobs at the first bike fleamarket to take place in Doebling.
Vintage Möbelmarkt am Brillantengrund
Saturday 11am-7pm, Hotel am Brillantengrund, Bandgasse 4
This vintage furniture and design sale with items from the fifties, sixties and seventies is taking place at the very stylish and sunny Hotel am Brilliantengrund. Expect a colourful mix of furniture, shabby chic items that need a loving home. Pause at the hotel's courtyard restaurant to try some of their delicious Filipino food.
Banana Mobiliar is one of the sellers this weekend at Hotel am Brilliantengrund.
Letzer Wavemeister Flohmarkt
Saturday 1pm-7pm, Zieglergasse 36/3
Wavemeister music store is moving location and is having a clear out sale on Saturday. A vast range of stuff will be on sale from 1pm at really good bargain prices, from keyboards to records and everything in between. The event will also feature DJs, beer and sausages (naturally).
Friday 2-8pm and Saturday 11-6pm, Schlossgasse 14
A pop up sale of this seasons trends is being held Thursday until Sunday 23rd at Schlossgasse 14. Get there early to big up trendy bargains from more than 20 Austrian and Berlin labels, with up to a 70 percent discount.
Vintage fashion in 1070
Friday 3pm-9pm (at Hotel Alstadt), Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm, throughout 1070.
The streets of Siebensterngasse, Neubaugasse, Neustiftgasse, Burggasse and Breite Gasse will become full of vintage fashion sellers and buyers in Vienna on Saturday and Sunday. Pop by the event headquarters at the nearby Hotel Altstadt for a glass of prosecco and to join the fashion revolution for a cleaner, fairer and more environmentally-friendly fashion industry.
MEINS wird DEINS Flohmarkt
Sunday 11am-5pm, Schottenfeldgasse 72, 1070
Pick up vintage, thrifty, designer and bargain pieces, as well as coffee and cake, at this regular event from the MEINS wird DEINS community.
Sunday 10am-4pm, Café und Galerie Kandinsky, Lerchenfelderstraße 13
All your cycling wants and needs will be catered for here, with the bazar at Cafe Kandinsky offering both new and second-hand bikes, as well as part and accessories. Bike experts will also be on hand to answer any queries or just to have a chat about how great bikes are.
Wien`s Underground Flohmarkt & Designmarkt
Sunday 12am-6pm, Weberknecht, Lerchenfeldergürtel 49
There's something for everyone at this alternative fleamarket taking place at Weberknecht club in Vienna's 16th district, including burlesque, vintage, rockabilly, military, punk, metal, steampunk, fantasy and middle-ages items. Both new and second-hand clothes, as well as accessories, books and decorations will be on sale here.
Bonus: Vienna Baby's Club Flea Market
May 7, 2016 from 9:00 to 13:00, at the Festsaal Berufsschule Längenfeldg. 13-15 1120 Vienna.
The VBC host a bi-annual flea market where members can sell gently-used toys, books, clothes, equipment, furniture for babies and toddlers plus maternity clothing as well as pregnancy and childcare books.