ABOUT US

 

Wolff's Flea Market is a family owned business. Since 1991 it has operated Sundays April through October in Rosemont at the Allstate Arena. With the support of their parents, Katherine and Lawrence Wolff, and sister Eileen, brothers Donald and David Wolff built Wolff's Flea Market into the premier family-friendly shopping destination for Chicagoland bargain shoppers and small business entrepreneurs. It boasts 700+ vendors and 12,000+ customers. Wolff’s has previously operated indoor markets in Mt. Prospect, Rolling Meadows and Melrose Park. In November 2009, Wolff’s opened its indoor market at 1775 N. Rand Rd., Palatine with 300+ vendors. The Palatine market closed January 27, 2019. While Wolff's is looking for a new indoor location, remember to find us in Rosemont! Most Sundays April-October. Check back for updates!

 

David and Donald:  "Rosemont is our long time home and the Allstate Arena is a top notch location for Chicagoland's favorite outdoor flea market. We appreciated our 9 1/2 year run Palatine and the wonderful opportunities it afforded only us and our loyal small business vendors, customers and neighboring community.

 

Donald holds a degree in Business Management from NIU. He authors the humorous Bathroom Reader, available at the Palatine market. Collects: Political memorabilia and a lot of other stuff!

 

David holds a degree in Finance from NIU and is a CPA. He is President of the National Flea Market Association and has published The 12 Most Important Tips for Becoming a Successful Flea Market Vendor.  He has coached little league baseball and served as mentor to the winning IncubatorEdu entrepreneurial high school team Green Dirt Compost. Collects: Baseball memorabilia

 

Chris Wolff (Don's son) holds business degrees from Pepperdine University and UIC. He manages operations at the market. His fluency in Spanish is very helpful. Collects and sells: Vinyl.

 

Eileen Wolff (sister) a lifelong flea marketeer is the friendly face who greets vendors and customers at the crack of dawn and manages the Information Booth in Rosemont. Hearing her infectious laugh is the best way to start your day! Eileen boasts an amazing collection of unique antiques.

 

Sharon Wolff (David's wife) holds a degree in Special Education from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. As Creative Media & Merchandise Consultant, she answers phones, maintains wolffs.com, manages social media and conducts research and training regarding counterfeits. Sharon presents "Counterfighter" Workshops at National Flea Market Association Conferences. She maintains Wolff's Flea Market Blog and her article, Buy Safely, Sell Safely: Avoiding Counterfeit Products was published on Fleamarketzone.com and the February 2015 Merchandiser Magazine. She also writes ad copy and news articles that have been published in local newspapers.

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