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Head to First Monday Canton and Get a Special Reduced Rate in Lodging

First Monday Lodging | Mill Creek Ranch ResortFirst Monday Trade Days is one of East Texas’ biggest attractions and one of the nation’s largest and most popular flea markets. It’s also one of the bigger draws to the beautiful Canton, Tx (though we assure you there are plenty of other exciting things to keep you busy once you’ve perused, shopped, and shopped some more). At First Monday Canton, take advantage of the 450 acres filled with over 7,000 vendors selling everything from home furnishings and yard art to collectibles and toys. Even if you aren’t in the market for anything specific, First Monday Canton is a sight to see in its own right.

Canton Trade Days | Mill Creek Ranch Resort

For the first time ever, Mill Creek Ranch Resort is offering a special during the First Monday Canton Trade Days event from January 30 through February 2. Rent one of our luxury Texas cottages over this Trade Days weekend for only $150/night. (Special applies to new reservations only.) Yes, we know this is Super Bowl weekend. Don’t worry, we are equipped with TV’s, grills, and each cottage is equipped with a full kitchen so you can do both! Bring your Super Bowl party to Canton and head to Trade Days for some shopping as everybody starts to get in gear for spring.

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If the only thing you like about the Super Bowl is that it means football season is over, leave the football fans at home while you come to Canton and shop. Take it up a notch and call it a girl’s weekend. What better excuse to get together with your besties than to leave the hubbies at home over Super Bowl weekend and take some time away to shop, pamper yourself, and catch up. Mill Creek Ranch Resort has the works for a relaxing luxury stay with warm, rustic touches so you and your girls can get that much needed R&R.  Start your weekend off with a great night of music and fun as the FM 19 Back Porch Band performs in the Grand Lodge, while you enjoy a full bar and comfort foods.

First Monday Canton | Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Mill Creek Ranch Resort is just a short one quarter of a mile from the Trade Days Canton Marketplace, and even if you are planning on heading to the complete other side of the venue, don’t worry; we have a shuttle service, where you might even serenaded by one of our great resort concierges. 

 Take advantage of our one-time, special room rate for Trade Days Canton and spend your Super Bowl Sunday in shop-heaven instead. Call us at 877-927-3439 for more information on our First Monday special rate and book by January 29.

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Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Canton, Texas 75103
877-927-3439

 

 

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Visiting Canton for First Monday Trade Days? Stay in our Texas cottages at Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Texas Cottages | Mill Creek Ranch ResortOne of the big draws for Canton is the First Monday Trade Days flea market that takes place on the weekend preceding the first Monday of every month. People come from far and wide to look at (and purchase) oozits and whatzits galore. While Canton is a mere 60 miles from Dallas and many people from DFW day-trip it for the Trade Days event, coming to Trade Days is a great excuse to get away for a night and stay in our quaint Texas town at one of our cozy upscale Texas cottages.

Today, First Monday Trade Days is one of the oldest and largest flea markets in the country, but its roots lay in the mid 1850’s when the circuit judge would come to Canton to hold court (as this was Canton’s designated day). People naturally gathered at this time to watch the court and conduct business, and thus “First Monday” was born.

Today, “First Monday” takes place on the four days preceding the first Monday of every month (no doubt to better accommodate our busy weekday schedules and to help with crowds). It occupies about 450 acres and consists of over 7,000 vendors, so saying this once little flea market has grown is a bit of an understatement. The vendors prices and products can variety from low end to high and so can the prices. Some are stingy with the bartering, but haggling is still always welcome and it doesn’t hurt to give it ago. The event’s Wikipedia page also offers some great tips to first-timers, like coming on a Thursday or Friday for a better selection and to avoid crowds.

Seeing most of the booths and vendors can take more than a few days  (especially if you count on getting a little lost if you are not familiar with the market and pavilions). After a long day of window shopping, haggling and buying, the last thing you want to do is drive over an hour back home. Luckily, our resort and cozy Texas cottages are a mere quarter of a mile from the Canton Marketplace (the northernmost building in the Trade Days complex). Not only is this convenient, it also means you don’t have to deal with parking (and, of course, don’t have to pay for parking). You can come and go from the market as you wish, or power through the whole thing and come back to the resort for some rest and relaxation.OUr cottages have a fully furnished kitchen and several cottages have grills on the back patios for grilling.  Why fight the crowds at the restaurants, grill a steak and drink you favorite beverage, all at the comfort of your very own cottage.  We suggest the hot tub to soothe tired legs! We also offer complimentary shuttle service.  So, come out and stay in our beautiful Texas cottages and enjoy a great First Monday weekend.

Texas Cottages
Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Canton, Texas 75103
877-927-3439