Kobey’s Swap Meet
Discover A Bargain-Hunter’s Paradise and Find Unique Treasures at Kobey’s Swap Meet!
Discover a bargain-hunter’s paradise and find unique treasures at Kobey’s Swap Meet, open from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday! At Kobey’s, you never know what you’ll find and every weekend is a new adventure. Shop for fresh fruit, flowers, toys, antiques and collectibles, new and used furniture, sporting goods, crafts, clothing, jewelry, computer equipment and so much more.
Founded in 1976 by Monte Kobey at the Midway Drive-In theater, the swap meet moved to its current located at the San Diego Sports Arena (Valley View Casino Center), where it became an overnight success. Now in its 40th year and overseen by Monte Kobey’s daughter, Kimberly Kobey-Pretto, (President), along with her husband, Charles Pretto, (Vice President and General Counsel) and their son, Anthony Pretto, (Advertising and Operations Manager), Kobey’s has become the premier swap meet in San Diego County. Occupying the parking lot at the casino center, Kobey’s draws close to 25,000 shoppers and nearly 1,000 sellers weekly
At Kobey’s, the variety of antiques to brand new items is unmatched. If you are looking for a quirky item or just checking it out for the first time, you’ll be amazed by this mecca of merchandise. Try out a toolbelt, get a massage, score a great deal on sunglasses, pick up new luggage, explore the handmade soaps, check out koi fish and even live birds. Recharge with a bite at one of the delicious carnival-style food stands.
For the best experience, use these know-before-you-go tips:
• Wear a shady hat, sunscreen and bring a bottled water if needed
• Most vendors don’t take credit cards., so bring cash. Smaller bills will be appreciated.
• Pets, with exception of service dogs, are not permitted
• Wheelchairs and wagons are available for rent
• The early bird catches the worm!
• Parking is free!
$1 OFF Shoppers Admission
Located in Point Loma
3500 Sports Arena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110
Hours of Operation:
Friday-Sunday 7:00AM - 3:00PM