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Posted on: December 13, 2023

2024 Summit Free Market Event Dates

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The City of Summit is announcing the 2024 event dates for the Summit Free Market. 

Summit Free Market events will continue to be held on the second Saturday of each month from 8AM to 3PM at the Municipal Transfer Station on 40 New Providence Avenue. The Summit Free Market will also be open for one additional weekday event each month on the following Fridays from 12PM to 2PM, excluding the month of December.

  • January 26
  • February 23
  • March 22
  • April 26
  • May 24
  • June 21
  • July 26
  • August 23
  • September 27
  • October 25
  • November 22

The Summit Free Market Committee is a student-led, volunteer-run initiative that hosts monthly events at the Transfer Station located at 40 New Providence Avenue. Residents can bring reusable, yard-sale quality items to share, and take whatever they may want or need at no charge. Since its inception in 2008, the Summit Free Market has served more than 5000 residents and has kept over 175 tons of reusable material from the waste stream.

Residents must have a permit to access the Transfer Station to attend. Permits can be purchased online through the City of Summit Parking Services Agency.

The City of Summit implemented the following guidelines for the Summit Free Market in September 2023:  

60-Minute Time Limit: Visitors are limited to 60 minutes per Summit Free Market event. This helps ensure that all community members have an opportunity to participate and benefit. 

No Resellers Allowed: The Summit Free Market is intended to serve as a space for community sharing and exchange. In line with these core values, reselling items collected from the event is not permitted.

Signs are posted to inform visitors of the new policies. Any observed violations may result in immediate expulsion from the event and future Summit Free Market events.

Residents are asked to follow these guidelines from the Summit Free Market Committee when donating items. Visit the Summit Free Market website for more information.

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