You Could Easily Spend All Weekend At This Enormous Dallas – Fort Worth Area Flea Market

Looking for the ultimate outdoor flea market around Dallas – Fort Worth? Canton First Monday is the oldest, continually operating outdoor flea market in the United States! Canton, usually a small town located 60 miles east of Dallas on Interstate 20, supports a population boom of 250,000 visitors each month. It swells to become the seventh largest city in Texas when Trade Days is happening. Here’s why you could easily spend all week at this enormously popular market:

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The East Gate Entrance is located at 361 S. Trade Days Blvd., Canton, 75103. Free parking is plentiful and scooter rentals are also available. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes!

If you have been to Canton’s Trade Days, what was the best purchase you made? Any favorite stores or sections you’d recommend to others? We’d love to hear about any shopping advice or strategy to get it covered in a weekend!