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First Monday Trade Days may be a popular event in East Texas, but that doesn't stop hundreds of hundreds of people traveling to the city of Canton for 4 days every month. They are open from Thursday until on Sunday in advance of the First Monday each month hundreds of vendors will set up shop for shoppers to shop in a myriad of ways.

It was first introduced more than century ago as an antique market has grown into one of the most modern, exciting furniture, antiques, and collectibles to be seen anywhere. In the last 150 years, many things have changed at the Original First Monday Park; but the genuine, down-home friendships between vendors buyers are the main reason people come back time and time again.

canton tx flea market are 2021's remaining trade days. First Monday Trade Days:

September 2nd-5th

September 30th - October 3rd

October 28th - October 31st

December 2nd-5th

According the The First Monday Trade Days website It is the largest and longest continually operating outdoor flea market across the United States.

According to the people in those who trade on market sites, idea for First Monday Trade Days started in the year 1850 when the circuit judge would be in Canton on the First Monday of every month. All over the county came to the city to participate in their court cases. In the past, residents brought the items they had brought, whether it was produce, livestock as well as other objects of origin, to sell or trade. In the year 1965 First Monday outgrew the town's Town Square so it was moved to the current premises. And that was the end of it...

First Monday Trade Days is made up of a variety of private sellers . The chances are that no matter how many times you've visited but you'll never actually see all of it. The flea market is set on hundreds of acres and over 700,00 square foot of shopping.

Attending First Monday is free, but the majority of parking spaces surrounding the trade show grounds charge $5 for parking

Visit the First Monday Trade Days website here.