Fall Is A Great Time To Explore Canton’s First Monday Trade Days
It happens in Canton on the weekend of the first Monday of each month, vendors gather and sell their goods at what's called 'The World's Largest Flea Market', First Monday Trade Days.
Finding those hidden treasures are special this time of the year because it's roughly two and a half months away from Christmas. If you haven't started your holiday shopping yet, this is the perfect place to start. There are so many great finds while looking through all the stuff that thousands of vendors have on display. From precious dolls, hand carved dining tables, bicycles, dresses, kettle corn, traffic signs, porch swings, tennis shoes, puppies and other animals, there is bound to be something there for everyone on your gift list.
Not to mention there will be so many Christmas decorations for sale. Most everything will be handcrafted with love by artisans selling their creations. Wreaths, trees, tree ornaments and toppers and floral decorations for whatever kind of setting you're looking for can and will be had at Canton's First Monday Trade Days.
The weather is finally beginning to cool off too. Although it will still be near 90 on Saturday, Sunday will be a few degrees cooler, but you might need your umbrella.
With all the walking you'll be doing you're most likely going to get hungry. Don't worry, there are plenty of food vendors scattered throughout that offer up some very tasty treats.