A relatively small but regular antique fair, this event has around 25–30 stalls and is on almost every Sunday (aside from those with festivals or bad weather). Roughly translated as Hanazono Shrine Blue Sky Antique Fair, it definitely gives a hint about the preferred weather conditions. It runs from sunrise to sunset, but most stalls close around 3pm.
Focusing on smaller items, it does extend to small pieces of furniture and has a less intense vibe than the bigger markets. Note that the market may be cancelled on short notice. Check the Twitter feed to confirm before attending (in Japanese, but Google Translate on Chrome will work).
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