The Mile High Flea Market in Commerce City, Colo., has changed its name and expanded its offerings as part of a comprehensive upgrade, according to a report in the Denver Post.
The new Mile High Marketplace now offers an annual blues festival, an art gallery, carnival rides for kids, a flowing fountain and shops selling coffee and new clothes. Owner Jim Hurrell, who purchased the market in 2007, has put $3 million into the renovations, which are designed to give the venue a more upscale feel.
The marketplace features retail shops, a farmers’ market, an antiques area, and a 25,000-square-foot event center. Last month, the market hosted the Zoppe Family Italian Circus. This past weekend saw the market host an Oktoberfest.
The flea market remains central to the marketplace, with 1,500 vendors each weekend. Outdoor spaces run $20 to $30 per day; spaces in buildings start at $315 per month. For more information, visit the Web site, e-mail email@example.com, or call (303) 289-4656.
Photo credit, with thanks: The Denver Post.