Keskustan Kirppis - The biggest self-service flea market in Jyväskylä centre

Keskustan Kirppis opened in November 2018 right to the center of Jyväskylä in Vapaudenkatu 40-42, 40100 Jyväskylä. You can book a table through our online booking system Kirppari-Kalle. Through the online service you get to follow your sales in real-time.

We offer a Sales Guarantee for our table rents. If your sales don't cover the cost of the table rent, you'll get your money back! Read the Sales Guarantee Conditions here (in Finnish, but they're basically the same as these instructions). 

We welcome you to find treasures and turn your extra stuff into money!

Easy-service - Selling in a flea market has never been so easy!

-Would you like to get rid of your stuff easily and still make some profit? Selling used stuff has never been easier! Let us handle everything from pricing your items, selling them and cleaning your table. 

Great sales and location

We sold 24 311 items on January 2019 (usually the most quiet month in flea markets), which means over 800 items per day! Our great location gives you easy access to us anytime. We are located right next to the central bus stops by Asema-aukio. You can park your car to Forum parking hall or Asema-aukio parking lot (free parking on Sundays).

Safety first

Recording camera surveillance, alarm tags to rent, and a security deal with Securitas. In addition to the traveling security guard, we can call the security anytime if needed. If you see any suspicious activity or theft intent, tell our staff and we'll reward you with a free table for 7 days rent, if the suspicion is correct. Let's make flea marketing safe together!

Tidy and comfty

We do our best to make our flea market tidy and clean by vacuuming and collecting trash from floors and tables every day. Our corridors are wide enough for you to shop with shopping cart or pushchair. You can also sit and take a breather in our cafe spot, and enjoy coffee/tea/hot chocolate with snack biscuits, chocolate, candy, Trip-juices or Marli's smoothies. Welcome!

Furry friends are welcome

We are an animal-friendly flea market, so you are welcome to visit us with your furry friend. Ask the staff for a little treat for your dog - it's our treat!

Get Student Discount via Slice.fi and Pivo Apps

As a student you can rent our large table for 25,00 € (regular price 29,90 €) through Slice.fi App! The discount is one-time-only. Show the discount on the Keskustan Kirppis checkout counter. You can find the discount from the app by searching the name "Keskustan Kirppis.

Get the dicsount from Pivo App like this:

  1. Open Pivo App and select Student Card (Opiskelijakortti)
  2. From the bottom, select Discounts (Edut).
  3. Select Slice.fi-category.
  4. Choose the discount coupon you want.

We are open:

Vapaudenkatu 40-42, 40100 Jyväskylä

MON-FRI 11 - 18

SAT 10 - 16

SUN 12 - 16

Holiday opening times 2020:

New Year's Day 1.1. CLOSED
Loppiainen ma 6.1. klo 12-16
Pitkäperjantai pe 10.4. klo 12-16
Pääsiäispäivä su 12.4. CLOSED
2. pääsiäispäivä ma 13.4. CLOSED
Vappu pe 1.5. CLOSED
Mother's Day su 10.5. CLOSED
Helatorstai to 21.5. klo 12-16
Helluntai su 31.5. klo 12-16
Midsummer pe 19. - su 21.6. CLOSED
Pyhäinpäivä la 31.10. klo 12-16
Father's Day su 8.11. CLOSED
Independence Day su 6.12. klo 12-16
Joulunaika ja uusivuosi ma 21.12.2020 – pe 1.1.2021 SULJETTU

We inform of changes in opening times on Facebook and Instagram.

Pricing

  • Small table 24,90 € / 7 days
  • Large table 29,90 € / 7 days
  • Mini-Market 49,90 € / 7 days

We want to be the best flea market in Jyväskylä!

Our goal is to be the best self-service flea market in Jyväskylä for both the sellers and buyers. We want to guarantee that our employees and customers have a pleasant stay, great sales results and a safe place to sell their used items.

We are confident, that you will sell well here. If your sales don't cover the cost of the table rent, you'll get your money back! Read the Sales Guarantee Conditions here (in Finnish, but they're basically the same as these instructions). 

Our great location gives you easy access to us anytime. We are located right next to the central bus stops by Asema-aukio. You can park your car to Forum parking hall or Asema-aukio parking lot (free parking on Sundays).

We have over 270 tables to rent, so everybody will get to find treasures!

We are doing our best to make sure, that the items you sell are safe. We have recording security cameras that cover the whole store, and you can rent alarm tags for your most valuable items for 0,20 € / piece.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

What can we do better?

You, dear Customer, are important. We want to be the best flea market in Jyväskylä, so if you have ideas how we could improve our service, please let us know!

We joined the Plastic Bag Deal

Keskustan Kirppis joined in the Plastic Bag Agreement in 2019, organized by Ministry of Environment and Green Deal. The purpose is to reduce the use of plastic bags by offering alternative options.

The best selling stuff on Finnish flea markets

Some trends stay the same every year. Here are five things that you should consider to sell at the flea market - because this is what people buy.

Clothes that are in good shape and in season

The Finnish people are very conscious consumers even in flea markets. They buy mostly clean clothes in good shape. You should wash your clothes and shoes before bringing them to the flea market. Also, think about the season in hand: warm coats and wool shirts in fall-winter-time, and more summery towards the summertime. Remember the party seasons as well; graduations, wedding season and "pikkujoulut".

Vintage-vaatteilla on oma, spesifi käyttäjäkuntansa. Vintage-vaate liikkuu silloin, kun se on helppo yhdistää erilaisiin asuihin, tai vaatteen malli tai kuosi on sillä hetkellä trendikäs.Tietyn ajanjakson vanhanaikaiset vaatteet taas liikkuvat hitaasti, jos ollenkaan; esimerkiksi värikkäät silkkijakku + hame -yhdistelmät ja pitkäkärkiset korkokengät vain vievät hyllytilaa.

Children's clothes and toys

Children's clothes have been recycled for ages, and it gets more popular every year. The same rule applies to the little clothes: they have to be clean and in good shape. Any stuffed toys should also be washed beforehand. Don't bother to sell anything that's badly broken or worn down.

Valuable materials and brand items

Leather jackets, leather purses and leather fabric overall usually sells well on flea markets. Leather is usually an expensive material, so many people are happy to find a good deal in used items. Sometimes it doesn't even matter if it's a little worn down - leather is a great material for crafting, and DIY-kind-of-people look for it everywhere.

Brand clothes and items are always wanted - although you might want to put an alarm tag to your most valuable items. In Finland the most wanted brands (especially in flea markets) are Marimekko (clothes and fabrics), Arabia dishes, and some international brands like Desigual, GUESS and Tommy Hilfiger. As long as they are - again - clean and in good shape.

Itsepalvelukirpputoreilla on aina riski, että arvokasta tavaraa varastetaan. Varastamista voi ehkäistä mm. hinnoittelemalla tuotteesi fiksusti ja kirpputorin yleisen hintatason mukaisesti. Monilla kirpputoreilla on myös lukittavia vitriinejä tai kassalta vuokrattavia hälytyslaitteita kalliimpien tavaroidesi turvaksi. Kannattaa varmistaa, että kirppiksellä, jossa myyt, on tilassaan tallentava kameravalvonta.

Interior decor

Nowadays the best interior decorating items come from flea markets and recycled materials! Many DIY-crafters love to find old pieces for their homes (and maybe modify them even more). Anything that looks good on the table, walls or the ceiling. Sell for example old IKEA-findings, retro lamps, flower jars, wall hangings/pictures, vintage dishes and pots form your grandma's attic,

Sports and recreation items

Roller skates, ice-hockey gear, gym balls and weights, yoga mats, camping gear... Anything that's usually very expensive to buy new. People know to look for them from a flea market.

What else should you take into consideration, to maximize your profit? Read the Ilta-Sanomat interview (in Finnish): Kuinka tienata kirppiksellä?

 

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