FLEA MARKETS
Flea Markets

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ALL MCCS FLEA MARKETS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING.


The Flea Market rotates between Camps Courtney and Foster each weekend (exception being, no Flea Market on the 5th weekend). Vendors must arrive on-site and sign up and pay the $15 fee (cash only) one hour prior to opening (no exceptions). Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see Flea Market Rules for more details.

For more information, call the MCCS Special Events Office on Camp Foster at 645-5829 (or 098-970-5829) during business hours, Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Flea Market Schedule

Flea Markets may be cancelled due to inclement weather and other situations that may involve the safety of our sellers and buyers. Please check the Announcements tab for updates and cancellations.

Date & Time
Location
 
Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 7AM – 10AM
Camp Courtney
Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 7AM – 10AM
Camp Courtney
Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 7AM – 10AM
Camp Courtney
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, April 19, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 7AM – 10AM
Camp Courtney
Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 7AM – 10AM
Camp Courtney
Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 7AM – 10AM
Camp Courtney
Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 7AM – 10AM
Camp Courtney
Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Noon – 3PM
Camp Foster
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Camp Courtney Gate Access

Dear Customers,
Gate 13 will open on Wednesday, March 13, for a one-week 'transition period.' Starting Tuesday, March 19, Gate 12 will close for construction for one year, leaving Gate 13 as the only entrance/exit to the Exchange and Commissary area. Please plan ahead, be patient and drive safely. 
Courtney Gate Closure

Please check this page for updates. 



Camp Courtney Gate Access
LOCATION

Dear Customers,
Gate 13 will open on Wednesday, March 13, for a one-week 'transition period.' Starting Tuesday, March 19, Gate 12 will close for construction for one year, leaving Gate 13 as the only entrance/exit to the Exchange and Commissary area. Please plan ahead, be patient and drive safely. 
Courtney Gate Closure

Please check this page for updates. 



MCCS Flea Markets Suspended

All MCCS Flea Markets have be suspended until further notice. We thank you for understanding.


MCCS Flea Markets Suspended
LOCATION

All MCCS Flea Markets have be suspended until further notice. We thank you for understanding.


Schedule Change -- Camp Courtney

Dear Customers,

Starting in July, Camp Courtney Flea Market will take place only once a month. Please check our updated calendar for the upcoming dates. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

 


Schedule Change -- Camp Courtney
LOCATION

Dear Customers,

Starting in July, Camp Courtney Flea Market will take place only once a month. Please check our updated calendar for the upcoming dates. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

 


Schedule change -- No Flea Market on the 5th Weekend of the Month

Dear Customers,

MCCS will not host a Flea Market on the 5th weekend of the month. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

 


Schedule change -- No Flea Market on the 5th Weekend of the Month
LOCATION

Dear Customers,

MCCS will not host a Flea Market on the 5th weekend of the month. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

 


FLEA MARKET RULES
In 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. Vendors accept all risks involved in the activity and must read and understand the Flea Market Rules. Failure to abide by any of the 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.


1. The Flea Market opens to sellers at 6 a.m. on Camp Courtney and at 11 a.m. on Camps Foster and Kinser. The Foster gate opens at 10 a.m., 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. The flea market opens to the public at 7 a.m. on Camp Courtney and noon on Camps Foster and Kinser.

2. 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 and are responsible for cleaning their designated areas at these times.

3. 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: 

  • Visiting family members with valid passports who are accompanying sellers.
  • Local national family members dependents with valid DoD ID card who are accompanying sellers.


4. 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. Need tables and chairs? Visit Outdoor Recreation for details.

8. Selling must be confined to the parking lot assigned for the flea market on the respective camp.

9. Items that cannot be sold:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Arts and Crafts Items. Arts and Crafts items constructed or manufactured in any MCCS or MWR facility are prohibited.
  • Explosives
  • Flammable Liquids or Gases. To include, but not limited to gasoline, Coleman fuel, Sterno cups, etc.
  • Firearms and Weapons. These items include, but are not limited to, BB guns, pellet guns, paintball guns, spear guns, bows, knives, etc. 
  • Ammunition. These items include, but are not limited to, bullets, pellets, BBs, paintball pellets, arrows, etc.
  • Pornographic Material
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Tobacco Products
  • Live Animals or Pets. Exception: Only advertisements of pets given, free of charge, to good homes are allowed.
  • Fake, imitations of copywrited Items. These items include, but are not limited to Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Coach, Rolex, Prada, etc.
  • Pirated videos, cassettes, DVDs, computer disks, ETC.

10. Rain checks, when issued, must have the Flea Market Coordinator's signature to be validated. Rain checks expire 30 days from the signature date.

11. No new items sent through FPO/APO boxes may be sold, unless proof can be provided that the proper taxes have been paid.

12. Pedestrians not to cross Hwy 58 except at marked intersections.

Camp Foster Flea Market: Noon–3 p.m. (Gate opens at approximately 10 a.m. for sellers only.) 

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.  

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Camp Courtney Flea Market: 7–10 a.m. (Gate opens on base one hour prior to sellers only.)

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.

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