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25th Annual Nautical Flea Market is a success.

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By David Volz

Thousands of people came together to enjoy the 25th Annual Nautical Flea Market hosted by the City of Pompano Beach and the City of Lighthouse Point at Pompano Beach Community Park. There really was something for everyone at this well attended event. You could buy anything from a boat to a fishing pool. There was nautical furniture, clothing and jewelry for sale. Many people came to buy boat parts. And there was a Kidz Zone, food and live entertainment. “This was a nice event,” said Russ Helfer, who was selling shore power equipment. Randy Skinner, who was selling stand up paddle boards also enjoyed the Flea Market. People walked among the booths and selected items they wanted. Other enjoyed the chance to socialize with old and new friends. IMG_4052 IMG_4059

25th Annual Nautical Flea Market attracts thousands of people

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By David Volz

The City of Pompano Beach and the City of Lighthouse Point celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the Nautical Flea Market. Thousands of people got together at Pompano Community Park to shop for a nautical items. More than 180 vendors participated in the event.

And everything nautical was for sale. There were new and used boats for sale. People could by fishing rods and reels, jewelry, nautical art, furniture and clothing. And there boat parts for sale. There were events and activities for children and there was live entertainment.

Joshua Silverstein, age 7, had fun at the Flea Market. He spent part of the day casting with a rod and feel. His parents Patricia and Barry Silverstein said their son has been fishing since he was a small child.

Larry Demps was selling fishing equipment including rods, reels and lures. “I enjoy this event,” he said.

Bruce Jakubek was selling rods and reels and also enjoyed the event.

Trent Bohrer was selling boats. “We will sell about three boats today,” he said.

Richard Badame was selling plastic furniture and had a nice day at the event.

The Flea Market offered a fun and festive atmosphere. Many people strolled among the vendors.

The event also included a jazz performance.

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