First Monday Trade Days in Canton Texas attracts between 200,000 and 500,000 visitors monthly. It covers several hundred acres, has over 28 miles of paths, aisles and walkways in 13 or more distinctly different areas. Some areas are private and run separately. Other areas are part of the official City of Canton operated trade days.
The above panoramic photo was taken October 1st 2009. Jan Thompson Studio is one of the can't miss booths when visiting The Canton Trade Days. An artist with a unique vision of the world, combining nature and imagination. Photo artist Jan Thompson highlights the Arbors at First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas. See the world Jan has discovered by visiting her booth located in The Arbors Pavilion III, on straight line from the east gate entrance. Read more about her, just click here.
Canton First Monday is recognized far & wide as the oldest and largest continuously operating Trade Days, Swap Meet and Flea Market in the world. Originating in the 1850's & still going strong each and every month. Check out the history of First Monday! First Monday Trade Days is not the only event held on the grounds. There are Car and Bike rally's, music festivals, chili cook offs & more!
First Monday and its surrounding neighbors offer plenty of parking, rv sites, motels, camp grounds, bed & breakfasts, dining, entertainment & more!
There are many other attractions in this beautifully wooded section of east Texas. Visit them all and make a vacation out of your trip to First Monday Trade Days in Canton Texas!