CANTON, Miss.- It's back! The city of Canton holds its first flea market for the year.
Thousands of shoppers and vendors will gather there all day on the city's historic square. The "Canton Flea Market" happens every second Thursday of May and October. According to organizers, its the largest flea market event in the South.
The Canton Flea Market and Crafts Show is also held on the lawn of the Madison County Courthouse. Organizers say, the event was named 'Best Flea Market in Mississippi' by 'Mississippi Magazine' in their Best of Mississippi 2013 edition.