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Camp Foster Flea Market: Noon–3 p.m. (Gate opens at approximately 10 a.m. for sellers only.)
Google Map- Foster
Camp Foster Flea Market is located in the lot behind the government vehicle gas station. From Kadena-travel south on Hwy 58 and turn left to enter at the gate off Hwy. 58 across from McDonalds. There is no access to the site from on base Camp Foster.1. Pedestrians not to cross hwy 58 except at marked intersections.2. The gate opens at 1000, DO NOT impede traffic and stop on the shoulder of hwy 58 prior to this time. You risk the possibility of being ticketed by the Japanese Police.
Camp Courtney Flea Market: 7–10 a.m. (Gate opens on base one hour prior to sellers only.)
Google Map- Courtney
Camp Courtney Flea Market is adjacent to the commissary and the Post Exchange aboard the base. From Camp Kinser-travel north on Hwy. 58 and turn right on Hwy. 81 just before Camp Foster. Continue on this road (which will turn into Hwy. 330 and then into Hwy. 75) through Uruma City past the Camp Courtney's main gate on the right to the next signal light and turn left to Camp Courtney's commissary side. Enter the gate and follow the road around to the front of the Courtney commissary, then turn left through the commissary parking lot and drive up to the cash register at the large big top canopy. From Camp Foster, exit the Legion gate (Gate 6) then turn left onto Hwy. 330 and continue on this road through Uruma City past the Camp Courtney main gate on the right to the next signal light and turn left to Camp Courtney’s commissary side. Enter the gate and follow the road around in front of the commissary then turn left through the parking lot and drive up to the cash register at the large big top canopy.Camp Kinser Flea Market: Noon–3 p.m. (Gate opens on base one hour prior to sellers only.)
Google Map- Kinser
Camp Kinser Flea Market is located at the base number 2 Gate. Sellers only may enter from on base. If traveling south on Hwy. 58 from Camp Foster turn right through Gate 3 then left at the first intersection. Continue on this road and enter the large fenced lot on the left. All persons wishing to shop the Kinser Flea Market must continue on Hwy. 58 and enter at Gate 2 for starting at 11 a.m.
1. The Flea Market opens to sellers at 6a.m. on Camp Courtney and at 11 a.m. on Camps Foster and Kinser.2. Anyone entering before opening time must be a seller with SOFA status and have a valid Department of Defense (DoD) identification card. The following are exceptions to this rule: o Visiting family members with valid passports who are accompanying sellers.o Local national family members dependants with valid DoD ID card who are accompanying sellers.3. The flea market opens to the public at:7 a.m. - Camp CourtneyNoon- Camps Foster and Kinser4. Payment guarantees a designated selling area at the flea market on the scheduled day; it does not grant a pre-assigned selling area. Selling areas are designated on a first-come, first-served basis. The flea market personnel will direct the parking.5. Entrepreneurs/Commercial Vendors. SOFA status/DoD ID Card holder personnel who are entrepreneurs or commercial vendors wishing to participate in MCCS-sponsored flea markets must have receipts to verify that the merchandise they plan to sell was purchased from the local economy. When the merchandise is purchased off-island, both the receipts and the custom forms, accompanying the merchandise on delivery, are required to be presented, upon request, as proof of tax payments.6. SOFA status entrepreneurs/commercial vendors must pre-register at the Special Events office located on Camp Foster, Bldg. 5677 and must have receipts for their merchandise showing that it was purchased from the local economy. If the merchandise was purchased off-island, both the receipts and the customs forms are required. Custom forms will accompany the merchandise when it is mailed to an off-base post office.7. Sellers are responsible for obtaining other desired supplies, e.g., tables, canopies, tarps, and chairs. Supplies, when available, may be rented from MCCS Outdoor Recreation for the duration of the flea market.8. Selling must be confined to the parking lot assigned for the flea market on the respective camp.9. Items that cannot be sold:o New Items. No items that have never been used or worn, still in the original packing, still have tags, etc., may be sold at the flea market. Exception: Sellers who provide proof, i.e., customs forms and receipts, showing that the required taxes have been paid on the items they will be selling.o Food Items. No food items of any kind may be sold or given away, to include Meals Ready to Eat (MREs), candy, spices, fresh fruits and vegetables, etc. Exception: MCCS activities will be permitted to operate food concessions.o Arts and Crafts Items. Arts and Crafts items constructed or manufactured in any MCCS or MWR facility are prohibited.o Explosiveso Flammable Liquids or Gases. To include, but not limited to gasoline, Coleman fuel, Sterno cups, etc.o Firearms and Weapons. These items include, but are not limited to, BB guns, pellet guns, paintball guns, spear guns, bows, knives, etc. o Ammunition. These items include, but are not limited to, bullets, pellets, BBs, paintball pellets, arrows, etc.o Pornographic Materialo Alcoholic Beverageso Tobacco Productso Live Animals or Pets. Exception: Only advertisements of pets given, free of charge, to good homes are allowed.o Fake, imitations of copywrited Items. These items include, but are not limited to Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Coach, Rolex, Prada, etc.o Pirated videos, cassettes, DVDs, computer disks, ETC.10. Failure to abide by any of the above Flea Market Rules may lead to immediate expulsion from the flea market area, at the discretion of the MCCS Special Events Program Manager or Flea Market Coordinator, with temporary or permanent disbarment from taking part in future flea market events.11. The flea markets end at 10 a.m. on Camp Courtney and 3 p.m. on Camps Foster and Kinser. Sellers must complete their final sales at these times. Sellers are responsible for cleaning their designated areas at these times.12. Rain checks, when issued, must have the Flea Market Coordinator's signature to be validated. Rain checks expire 30 days from the signature date.
13. No new items sent through FPO/APO boxes may be sold, unless proof can be provided that the proper taxes have been paid.
14. Pedestrians not to cross Hwy 58 except at marked intersections.
15. The gate opens at 1000, DO NOT impede traffic and stop on the shoulder of Hwy 58 prior to this time. You risk the possibility of being ticketed by the Japanese Police. Assumption of RiskIn consideration for permission to participate in the MCCS flea market, sellers assume all risks and release the U.S. Government and its officers, employees, and personnel of Marine Corps Base, Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan and sponsors of said activity from liability for all claims for loss or damage to property and injury or death to persons arising from participation in the above said activity.I am fully aware of all risks involved in the activity and have read and understand the Flea Market Rules
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