Don’t Miss The Reopening Of Mississippi’s Biggest And Best Flea Market, Ripley’s First Monday Trade Day
If you’re ready to get out of the house for a bit, we’ve got some great news for you – Ripley’s First Monday Trade Day is set to re-open at the end of the month. Held for the first time in the 1800s, it’s one of the state’s oldest flea markets. And with hundreds of vendors and an average annual attendance of 150,000, it’s also touted as the biggest. Read on for all the details because this is one event you don’t want to miss.
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Remember, Ripley’s First Monday Trade Day is always held the weekend before the first Monday of the month. It’s open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call (662) 837-4051. You can also visit the Ripley’s First Monday Trade Day website or Facebook page.
This isn’t the state’s only must-visit market. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.