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?
Inside the Civic Center
Arbor Food Court
Baked Potatoe Restaurant
Trade Centers II, III and IV
In the Breezeway between Arbor III and Trade Centers I and II
Where can I find parking for the Original First Monday Park?
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.
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.
How do I become a vendor?
Are pets allowed at First Monday?
Is it cash only?
How much is parking?
Parking is $5
Is First Monday stroller friendly?
What if it rains?
I'm a first timer, what should I bring?
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!