FLEA MARKETS
Flea Markets

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NOTICE: ALL FLEA MARKETS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Open to Base Personnel and Authorized Guests


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
 
CANCELLED-Saturday, March 27, 2021 at NOON – 3PM

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. 

COVID MITIGATION RULES:

  • Open to base personnel and authorized guests.
  • Space is limited to the first 60 vendors.
  • Masks are required.
  • Please socially distance whenever possible.
  • Participants must bring disinfectant and sanitize area regularly.
  • Designated ‘Eating Area’ is where food must be consumed.
  • There are to be no more than six (6) people to a booth at one time.

1. The Flea Market opens to sellers at 11 a.m. at scheduled camp locations. The Flea Market opens to the public at noon.

2. The Flea Markets end at 3 p.m. 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. This entrance will remain closed until further notice.

  Click below to watch MCCS TV: Samy on the Street, Episode 80, MCCS Flea Markets  

 

 

 

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