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Video: "Flea Market Wars" Opening Weekend

The market where the pilot of a reality TV show, "Flea Market Wars," is set to film showcased 53 vendors from the Bay Area on Sunday.

A flea market that's to be the setting for a new reality show called launched Sunday at the Logan High School parking lot.

Executive Producer Michael Gouvea said there were 53 vendors on the first day. He hopes 150 vendors will frequent the weekly market in order to make it a large community gather.

Those vending included some Union City businesses such as , a local independent store that specializes in rare and vintage collectibles.

Among the more unique vendors was Debra Salen, who rolled into Logan parking lot early Sunday morning with her 1967 trailer. The vintage trailer — a "mobile retro retail experience" — was stuffed with travel memorabillia, trinkets and treasures.

Excited about the news of a potential reality show being filmed in Union City, hundreds of residents also hit the market.

Becky Jensen, who grew up just down the street from Logan, heard about the flea market on Twitter.

"There's something for everyone here," she said.

Gouvea, a Los Angeles-based producer who sought the Union City location himself, is renting the high school parking lot from the New Haven Unified School District. Though the show is not affiliated with the district, he plans to donate proceeds to New Haven to help the struggling local schools as they face nearly $11 million in budget cuts.

Meet the vendors and visitors and see what treasures you can find in the video above.

Learn more about Flea Market Wars, their celebrity guests and how vendors could win thousands of dollars .

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