Annual Illinois Community and Highway Yard Sales

Must-Hit Sales for Illinois Bargain Hunters

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The state of Illinois is filled with many citywide, community, and highway yard sales. While there are a number of opportunities to find great deals and antique treasures at sales in your local area, there are a few well-known annual sales that stretch across the state. If you love to hunt for bargains, be sure to add these events to your list.

U.S. Route 40 Flea Markets / Yard Sales

The Historic National Road Yard Sale

824 Miles Along Route 40 from Baltimore to St. Louis

For more info: Donna Tauber (765) 987 - 7565

* Held Wednesday May 29th through Sunday, June 2, 2019

* Time from "Dawn to Dusk"

* Many communities participate to make the Sale one long festival along the route

* Antiques, collectibles, furniture, fresh garden produce and much more


Lincoln Highway Flea Markets / Yard Sales

Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale

500+ miles along the Lincoln Highway from West Virginia to Iowa

For more info: (419) 468-6773

* In 2019, the Buy-Way will be Thursday, August 8 through Saturday, August 10

* Starts on the Lincoln Highway in WV, goes through OH, IN, IL and IA

* Individuals and retailers participate

* Download the Buy-Way Travelers Guide here

Lincoln, Illinois Flea Markets / Garage Sales

Route 66 Garage Sale

VFW Post 1756

915 Fifth Street, Lincoln, Illinois

For more info: (217) 525-9308

* In 2019, it will be held Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9

* "Dawn to Dusk"

* Over 100 sellers

Route 75 Flea Markets / Garage Sales

Route 75 Garage Sale

Follows 40 miles of Illinois Highway 75, between I-90 in Rockton and US Highway 20 in Freeport

For more info: (815) 238-9259

* In 2019, it will be held Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1

* It will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

* Includes hundreds of garage sales, flea markets, craft booths

* Restaurants and refreshment stands sell food, drinks