frequently asked questions

What are the shopping hours for Trade Days in the Original First Monday Park?


The Original First Monday Park is open to shoppers from dawn to dusk Thursday through Sunday before the first Monday of every month. First Monday takes place every month, regardless of the weather.




Is there an admission fee to the Original First Monday Park?


No. Admission is free.




Are there ATM’s on the Original First Monday Park?


ATM’s may be found at the following locations:

  1. Inside the Civic Center
  2. Arbor Food Court
  3. Baked Potatoe Restaurant
  4. Trade Centers II, III and IV
  5. In the Breezeway between Arbor III and Trade Centers I and II
Be aware that ATM’s may run out of cash on busy days.




Where can I find parking for the Original First Monday Park?


Parking Map City of Canton parking is available for the Original First Monday Park at a cost of $5 per vehicle at the following locations:

  • West Gate Entrance on FM 859 (Exit 526 off I-20) Buses should use the West Gate Entrance.
  • Near the Civic Center on Flea Market Road off SH 64.
  • Off Highway 64 at our new South Gate Entrance
  • VIP parking is available for $10 per vehicle at the Main Gate entrance at 110 Groves Street.
Additional parking is available on Hwy 19 and in the downtown area for about $5 per vehicle. Handicapped parking is available at the Main Gate and Log Cabin. Scooters may be rented inside every main entrance. Tour groups are welcome and encouraged to contact the Log Cabin Office prior to their trip (903-567-6556).




Are there animals for sale in the Original First Monday Park?


No. Animals are sold in Dog Alley, which is located on the Southeast corner of Hwys 19 and 64.




Where can I find information about lodging in Canton?


Contact the Canton Visitors’ Bureau at 903-567-1851 for lodging information. The City of Canton is not affiliated with any lodging business, nor does it make any guarantee as to the quality of businesses listed on the CVB or any other website. Visit us here for more information on lodging




How do I become a vendor?


If you are interested in becoming a vendor visit us here and read our vendor information page, then add button with link to sell page.




Are pets allowed at First Monday?


Non-aggressive dogs are permitted in the Original First Monday Park, but they must be kept on a leash and owners must clean up after them.




Is it cash only?


Some vendors do accept credit cards, however there are many vendors who accept cash only. We have ATM’s onsite but they may run out of cash on busy days. We recommend bringing cash to be prepared!




How much is parking?


Parking is $5




Is First Monday stroller friendly?


We are stroller friendly! It can be a long day for the little ones. If you bring children, be sure to bring a stroller or wagon and an umbrella to shade them from the heat or rain.




What if it rains?


First Monday Canton is open rain or shine with over 700,000sq feet of covered shopping!




I'm a first timer, what should I bring?


We can’t wait to welcome you to First Monday, Canton! Visit us here for Tips for First Timers!




Can you rent scooters?


Scooters are available for rent, visit us here for more information.




Where should we park?


Use Exit 526 for easy parking and minimal traffic coming in and out of First Monday grounds.




Can I fly in?


Yes, you can fly into Canton Hackney Airport just north of First Monday. Call us at 903-567-6556 and we will come pick you up from the airport!




Is First Monday handicap accessible?


Yes, we have handicap parking, there are scooters available for rent, and even the grounds themselves are handicap accessible.





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CONTACT

ADDRESS

800 First Monday Lane

Canton, TX 75103

PHONE

(903) 567-6556

EMAIL

firstmonday@cantontex.com

HOURS

THUR. - SUN.

Open sun up 'til sun down before the First Monday of every month! Open Rain or Shine! 

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