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Kobey's Swap Meet

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Large well laid out flea market

Mostly new stuff, I was wishing there were more antiques/collectibles. Fun to look. Storage Wars... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Nice place to walk around...

Fun place to walk on a Sunday. $2 to get in and you can find some pretty good deals. A lot of... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
San Diego, CA
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3500 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110-4919
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We've been attending the Kobey's swap meet for years, about once a month , since we live out of the area. It's a great way to spend a 2+ hours on a Saturday or Sunday, and the swap meet offers old and new along with...More

Thank jerrym343
Reviewed 17 September 2018

nice swapmeet, at least it wasn't too crowded nor too hot. parking near the entrance sucks and there is only one entrance so if you don't get there early(opens at 0700) plan on walking some distance to get inside. you pay at the trailer and...More

Thank Noel E
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Mostly new stuff, I was wishing there were more antiques/collectibles. Fun to look. Storage Wars Dave Hester was there. I didn't look at his booth but my husband said he had very high prices. Bring an umbrella - most of this is in the hot...More

Thank gypsymamma
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Fun place to walk on a Sunday. $2 to get in and you can find some pretty good deals. A lot of "yard sale" stuff on Sunday's. Some vendors don't like to barter. In fairness, if you are gonna try to strike up a deal......More

Thank ChavSanti
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

That’s about it, it was OK, not great. Definitely a flea market very few crafts if that’s what your into.

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Maybe my expectation were too high. I was expecting something like the Mesa Market in Arizona and was really disenchanted. Quality of merchandise wasn't there. Really just a bad flea market.

Thank Nigelcat
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Besides an excellent location, this swap meet never fails to delight. i visit eveery time I am in San Diego. I always find a wide range of reasonably priced items that jump off the tables and scream take-me-home. This trip I lucked into bed sheets...More

Thank Cl1kker
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We ran into this place by chance and boy, am I glad we did! Local friends later told us it was an institution, having been opened in the 70s. From electronics to cosmetics to tools to antiques to furniture, new stuff, old stuff and more,...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 24 December 2017

This was an event which we really messed up on. During our vacation we try to find places "the locals" might frequent, and this swap meet had such high ratings it became almost an obsession for us. Unfortunately, we went on a Friday, one of...More

1  Thank Lynne0725
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Needed to do something different while on holiday, had liked this up before coming to the U.S. and decided last days of holiday needed something different. The swap meet wasn't a disappointment, it's well organized and run. It's well situated with a fuel station next...More

Thank Mouthu
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