Highway Yard Sales in September

Take to the Treasure Trail This Fall

One of the several highway yard sales spread across America this summer.

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September is a popular month for highway yard sales. These events bring treasure hunters out to cruise for miles, visit hundreds of vendors, and see what is being offered.

Highway 31W (Kentucky and Tennessee)

From Louisville, Kentucky to Nashville, Tennessee, the Highway 31W Treasure Hunt/Yard Sale is held every year on the second weekend in September. In 2019, the dates are Thursday, September 12, Friday, September 13, Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15. This highway began as a buffalo trail before becoming Kentucky's first paved highway. For more information, call (270) 670-3741 or visit their Map page.

Antique Alley Texas (Cleyburne to Maypearl, Texas)

Antique Alley Texas (Cleyburne to Maypearl) may not be the biggest or longest antique and yard sale trail on the list, but it's definitely one of the most exciting. In addition to lots of yard sale fare, you'll spot vintage clothing and home decor, antiques, collectibles, and community events along the route. Antique Alley Texas takes place every April and September on the third weekend of the month. In 2019, the dates are Friday, April 19, Saturday, April 20, Sunday, April 21 and Friday, September 20, Saturday, September 21, Sunday, September 22. For more information, call (817) 666-5024 or email info@antiquealleytexas.com.

Bargain Highway 30 Mile Yard Sale (West Tennessee)

Labor Day weekend is the time for the Bargain Highway 30 Mile Yard Sale in West Tennessee. The 30-mile shopping excursion starts at I-40 exit 126 and Highway 641 N. Follow the deals on Highway 69 from Holladay, through Camden and all the way to Big Sandy, Tennessee. In 2019, the dates are Friday, August 30, Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1. For more information, call the Benton Co. Chamber of Commerce at (731) 584-8395.

Highway 411 Yard Sale (Alabama to Tennessee)

You can bargain hunt across three states during the Highway 411 Yard Sale, from Leeds, Alabama to Knoxville, Tennessee. In 2019, the dates are Wednesday, October 2, Thursday, October 3, Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5. The route spans more than 250 miles. If you start in Alabama, you can finish the weekend in the Smoky Mountain area of Tennessee. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Highway 54 Yard Sale (Western Kentucky)

Western Kentucky's Highway 54 Yard Sale gives you two chances to treasure hunt each year, with Spring and Fall events. The 50-mile highway yard sale route runs from Owensboro to Leitchfield. In 2019, the Spring Yard Sale dates are Thursday, May 3, Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 and the Fall Yard Sale dates are Thursday, September 19, Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21. For more information, visit their Facebook page, or call (270) 256-3934.

Highway 60 Yard Sale (Western Kentucky)

The annual Highway 60 Yard Sale in Western Kentucky takes place each fall, typically in late September or early October. In 2019, the dates are Thursday, September 30, Friday, October 1, Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, from sunup to sundown. The event includes eight counties and approximately 200 miles of sales. For more information, visit their Facebook page, or call (270) 952-1191.

Highway 61 Yard Sale (Missouri)

Shop more than 60 miles and up to 300 sales each year at the Highway 61 Yard Sale in Missouri that runs from Jackson to Bloomsdale. It is held annually in late August or early September, on the Friday and Saturday before Labor Day. In 2019, the dates are Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31. Participating yard sakes typically open at 7:00 a.m. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Highway 75 King of Trails Market Day (Minnesota)

Western Minnesota's Highway 75 King of Trails Market Day spans over 400 miles from Luverne to Hallock. It features antiques, vintage good and lots of yard sale bargains. The highway yard sale is held annually on the second Saturday of September. In 2019, the date is Saturday, September 7. Market Day sale hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The official South start/stop point is Hubble Creek Antiques, in Jackson MO and the official North start/stop point is Festus.

For more information, call (218) 281-4320.

Kan-Okla 100 Mile Highway Sale (Kansas and Oklahoma)

Treasure hunt in two states at the Kan-Okla 100 Mile Highway Sale. The annual event takes place in the middle of September in numerous participating towns in Kansas and Oklahoma. In 2019, the dates are Friday, September 13 and Saturday, September 14. They host group sale sites as well. For more information, email KanOklaHighwaysale.att.net or visit their Facebook page. To purchase booth space, call Sandra Marshall at (918) 214-2443.

Rollercoaster Yard Sale (Kentucky and Tennessee)

Enjoy an autumn weekend twisting along the 150-mile route of the Rollercoaster Yard Sale in Kentucky and Tennessee. The annual highway yard sale takes place on the first full weekend in October. In 2019, the dates are Thursday, October 3 through Saturday, October 5. Visit their website for a map and directions. The scenery is nearly as exciting as the treasures you're sure to find. For more information, visit their Facebook page,

U.S. HWY 36 Treasure Hunt (Kansas)

The U.S. HWY 36 Treasure Hunt features yard sales all across northern Kansas, from border to border. It takes place annually on the third weekend in September. In 2019, the dates are Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 22. The 400-mile route includes yard sales, flea markets, and community events in participating cities. For more information, email ushwy36@gmail.com or visit their Facebook page.

Warrensburg Garage Sale (New York)

Savor autumn in the Adirondacks during the Warrensburg Garage Sale. Known as the "World's Largest Garage Sale," the 2019 dates are Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6 in Warrensburg, New York. In addition to all the great garage sales, expect to see 500 vendors with antiques, vintage clothing, crafts and lots and lots of food. The Warrensburg bus service is free to all Garage Sale visitors and travels to Main Street Sales as well as all Residential Sales. Riders can get on and off at designated stops along the route from 8:00 a.m. AM to 5:30 p.m. and ride back to the Warren County Fairgrounds Parking Lot. For directions or more information about the "World's Largest Garage Sale," call (518) 623-2161.