The world’s longest yard sale is back in town

Vendors On Main Street
Vendors selling their unique merch. Photo via Bham Now

This year the world’s longest yard sale is back and better than ever from August 5-8, 2021. Ready to plan your trip or become a vendor? Read on to find out more.

So, what makes it the longest yard sale?

Map Of 127 Yard Sale
Map of all the states hosting the 127 yard sale. Photo via

The yard sale stretches mostly along Highway 127 starting in Addison, MI and ending in Gadsden, AL. The yard sale ends up stretching 690 miles through 6 states! This really is the longest yard sale.

When and where?

Have time for a small road trip this weekend? Check out this route that has all the deets for your weekend adventure. There isn’t a specific time for when vendors will open. Some are open as early as 8:00 am and continue till dark. So, keep a look-out for the time local vendors open.

When you’re traveling, check out a few of these fun spots in Alabama along the route:

  1. Desoto State Park and Desoto Falls
  2. Little River Canyon National Preserve (fun for all ages—there’s hiking and waterfalls)
  3. Noccalula Falls (check out one of the largest vendor stops here)

Also, be sure to check out Alabama Main Street attractions along the route.

Who can become a vendor?

Sign For Gadsden Yard Sale
Check out the 127 Yard Sale this weekend! Photo via Connie Heald

Good news! If you have a yard, whether it’s your business or home, you can be a vendor. Different states have different setups for vendors, so be sure to check out if there is a space for you.

Check this out

Unique Treasures Being Sold For The Yard Sale
Interesting treasures for sale in Gadsden, AL. Photo via Connie Heald

Don’t forget to sign up to find the best lodging and biggest vendor stops. But more importantly, remember to bring cash (Lincolns and singles are highly recommended). There is so much exciting stuff to do, it’ll be pretty difficult to be bored.

Be sure to shop this weekend and support your local communities.

Plan on going yard sale shopping? Tag us @thebamabuzz to show us your weekend adventure.

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