Chapple flea market is usually held on the first Sunday of the month from 12 noon to 3 pm. It is a nice event where you can make great discoveries or sell your unnecessary items. The children’s playroom is open during the flea market. The event will feature coffee with a voluntary fee, which is donated to the Finn Church Aid. Pastries are also on sale. Our premises can accommodate about 20 sales outlets located in the same hall.
In Iso Omena, Chapple is located in M.E.E.T -square, on the second floor. Free parking time in the hall is available for 4 hours for those who register for the Iso Omena app. Nearest parking garages: down the ramp from Suomenlahdentie, P1A, P2 and P3.
Flea market days in autumn 2022:
In the autumn, sellers will be selling goods/products based on the theme of the event. Other goods/products can be sold also.
4.9. Branded and formal wear
6.11. Men’s wear and gear
TABLE RENTAL AND BOOKING
The rent is paid in cash at the end of the sales day. We donate all of the money to Finn Church Aid. Sellers should bring coat hangers. Booking (and cancellation) is only possible online. A table can be reserved for a maximum of two times in a season, and only for those times when you sell items related to that theme of the event. There are max two persons at one table. A link for reservation will be added here later.
• 5 € Table (incl. table 80 x 140 cm, bringing your cloth rack is allowed)
• 5 € Cloth rack only (incl. cloth rack)
• 10 € Cloth rack rental + table
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SELLERS
Sellers can bring in sales items from 11 am to 11:30 am. Goods can be brought from the parking garage with shopping carts. Doors are open for customers from 12 noon until 3 pm. Sellers must leave by 4 pm. Items are not allowed to be left in the space, we do not accept donations. Used, intact goods and clothing and handicrafts (not just handicrafts) may be sold at the event. Do not sell food, K-18 products (excluding, for example, video games, horror movies), or large pieces of furniture. Remember to have change for customers (and a sign with MobilePay number). The nearest ATM is on the bus terminal level, at a different end than the metro square. In Chapple, you can find a fridge, microwave ovens, and dishware for your lunch and snacks. If you get sick on the flea market weekend, please cancel the table location via the link in the confirmation email and report also to chappleisoomena (at) gmail.com.
5 tips for sellers:
1. Do not sell goods or clothing that are broken or dirty.
2. Use MobilePay and bring change. Customers can pay quickly via MobilePay if they don’t have (enough) cash.
3. Price your products wisely. Think how much you would pay for those used items yourself. You can also put price tags on your items with painter’s tape or with a sign (”Clothes 1-5e” / ”All DVDs 1e”).
4. Remember the theme of the flea market and bring products based on the theme. Other products can also be sold. In addition to the theme, it is worth considering the season (eg. winter clothes should not be sold in the spring)!
5. Promote the event! For example, by sharing the Facebook event. You can find it on Facebook with the keyword ‘Chapple-kirppis’. To promote sales, during the flea market week (Thursday night at the latest), you can send pictures of your selected products to chappleisoomena (at) gmail.com and we’ll put the pictures in the FB event. Or you can post Instagram stories pictures on Friday morning and tag the pictures with @chappleisoomena Instagram account.
Olari parish promotes the event e.g. on its own social media accounts, family mailing list, Kirkko & kaupunki magazine, Espoo Puskaradio groups, and other regional groups on Facebook.