MAY 2-5: Sparks Flea Market, 450 antiques dealers, North K-7 Highway and 240th Road, Sparks, KS, 402-304-2285

MAY 2-5: White Cloud Flea Market, daylight until the last one leaves, downtown, White Cloud, KS, 785-850-8690

MAY 2-5: What Cheer Flea Market, early bird hours on May 2, Fairgrounds, What Cheer, IA, 319-404-4066,

MAY 3-4: Oklahoma 100-Mile Yard Sale Tour, clothing, furniture, odds and ends, across the state of Oklahoma, 918-762-1062

MAY 3-4: Oklahoma Steam Threshing and Gas Engine Show, steam and gas engines, sawmill, blacksmith shop, tractors, Steam Engine Park, Pawnee, OK, 918-762-2108

MAY 4: Star Wars mini-con and car show, come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and check out some cool classic cars, Merchant Square, Independence, MO, 816-663-1845

MAY 4-12: The Renaissance Festival of Nebraska, themed weekends, equestrian jousting, performances, costumed characters, vendors, Bellevue Berry Farm, Omaha,

MAY 4: Cairo Magnolia Celebration at Magnolia Manor, food, live entertainment, tours of the city’s most beloved historical buildings, Magnolia Manor, Cairo, IL, 618-734-0201

MAY 4: Finders Market, seasonal furnishings and fashions, salvaged picks, boutique apparel, repurposed and reclaimed items, rusty and chippy salvaged picks, 4191 US 36 West, Decatur, IL, 217-454-6365

MAY 4: Railroad Day, climb aboard a vintage train engine, view railroad memorabilia, take a ride on the trackless train, Three Rivers Museum, Muskogee, OK, 918-686-6624

MAY 4: El Reno Fried Onion Burger Day Festival, witness the cooking of the world’s largest fried onion burger, games, live entertainment, craft vendors, burger eating contest, downtown, El Reno, OK, 405-262-8888

MAY 4: Spring Craft Fair, nearly 100 vendors and 10 food trucks, Central Park, Washington, IA, 319-653-3272

MAY 5: Mid-America Markets, antiques, vintage, collectibles, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, KS, 620-663-5626

MAY 5: Porchfest JCMO, porch concerts in different neighborhoods, local art and food, Jefferson City, MO, 573-634-6482

MAY 6: Kane County Flea Market, Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL,

MAY 9: Market on Main, local artists, crafters, food trucks, shop and dine locally, 903 W. Main St., Collinsville, OK, 918-371-4703

MAY 10-11: Rutledge Flea Market, 700 booths, food on site, cabins available to rent, 46001 State Highway V, Rutledge, MO,

MAY 10-11: Life on the Illinois Frontier, re-enactments and demonstrations of life as it was during frontier times, Saline Creek Pioneer Village and Museum, Harrisburg, IL, 618-841-1781

MAY 11: Spring Farmer’s + Flea Market, Woodshed Antique Mall, Big Cabinet, OK, 918-960-9754,

MAY 11: Stillwater Wine and Craft Festival, more than 75 vendors of wine, beer, crafts, home décor, woodworking, jewelry, art, food, clothing, Payne County Expo Center, Stillwater, OK, 405-377-1275

MAY 11: Stilwell Strawberry Festival, games, live entertainment, free strawberries, ice cream, vendors, rodeo, downtown, Stilwell, OK, 918-797-5097

MAY 11: 51st Annual Square Fair Crafts Festival, more than 100 crafters, quilt show, walking tours, food options, Anderson County Courthouse lawn, Garnett, KS, 785-448-6767

MAY 11: Antique Fest, booths and antique malls filled with treasures from more than 100 vendors, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Abilene, KS, 785-263-2782

MAY 11: Mother’s Day Tea, enjoy an assortment of teas and delicate brunch/dessert selections, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, Nebraska City, NE, 402-873-7222

MAY 11: Flea market, deals throughout both stores, Jesse James Antique Mall and The Rusty Chandelier, St. Joseph, MO, 816-232-0099, 816-676-0662,,

MAY 11: Payne County Flea Market, handcrafted trinkets, freshly grown fruits and vegetables, handmade soaps, crafts, Payne County Expo Center, Stillwater, OK, 918-800-1064

MAY 11: ReMake Learning Day, Explore the amazing science behind farming and technology that changed the lives of people in the 1920s, Shawnee Town, Shawnee KS, 913-248-2360,

MAY 11: Oak Street Market, food trucks, fresh produce, new shops, Enchanted Frog Antiques will be on site, downtown Lathrop, MO,816-269-1562

MAY 11: Antique Fest, booths and antique malls filled with treasures from more than 100 vendors, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Abilene, KS, 785-263-2782

MAY 11: Spring on the Farm, sheep shearing, woodstove cooking, rag doll making, toy making, historic crafts, Watkins Mill State Park, Lawson, MO, 816-580-3387

MAY 11-12 & MAY 24-26: Lucky $7 Days, $7 off one item of $25 or more, Enchanted Frog Antiques, Lathrop, MO, 816-740-6933

MAY 11-12: Steampunk Old Timers Day Festival, vendors, food trucks, steampunk exhibitors, Historic Main Street, Van Buren, AR,

MAY 17-20: Maifest, old-fashioned German celebration of spring and German heritage, music, dancing, food, parade, maypole, children’s games, heritage tours, beer gardens, outdoor market, Hermann, MO, 573-789-0771

MAY 18: The Market Mother’s Day Craft Show, jewelry, bath products, clothing, accessories, Central National Bank Center, Enid, OK, 580-603-1562

MAY 18: The Market Mother’s Day Craft Show, jewelry, bath products, clothing, accessories, Central National Bank Center, Enid, OK, 580-603-1562

MAY 18: Ottawa Outdoor Market, flea/junk/trunk/craft fair, Legacy Square, Ottawa, KS,

MAY 18: Pioneer Days, inaugural event, wander through the historic Bonnifield Cabin, demonstrations of everyday 19th-century life, crafts, storytellers, Bonnifield Cabin, Fairfield, IA, 641-472-2828

MAY 18 & 25: Spring Outdoor Vintage Market, shop in the sunshine, Paramount Antique Malls, Augusta and Wichita, KS,

MAY 18-19: KC Sports Cards and Collectibles Expo, Kansas City sports memorabilia, Merchant Square, Independence, MO, 816-663-1845

MAY 18-19: 1st Annual Vintage Vault Garage Sale, vendors will be loading our lot with great items as we clear out inventory to make room for more, Satuedat 8-5, Sunday 12-5, The Vintage Vault on Main, Greenwood, MO, 816-533-2546

MAY 21-MAY 31: Historic Flag Display and Scavenger Hunt, featuring a display of vintage American flags, enjoy patriotic trivia and a scavenger hunt, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, Nebraska City, NE, 402-873-7222

MAY 24-25: JunqueFest, old furniture, clothing, jewelry, home décor, food vendors, live entertainment, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Webster, IA, 515-832-2564

MAY 24-25: Miner Hill Flea Market, antiques, crafts, unique junk, baked goods, 1310 N. Missouri Ave., Marceline, MO, 660-375-1212,

MAY 24-26: Storewide sale, bargains in every aisle, Merchant Square, Independence, MO, 816-663-1845

MAY 24-27: Memorial Day Weekend Sale, an entire weekend of deals, Paramount Antique Mall and Paramount Marketplace, Wichita, KS,

MAY 25: Bethany 66 Festival, classic cars, live entertainment, sidewalk sales, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, Ashbury and College Avenue, Bethany, OK, 405-226-5463

MAY 25: Yellow Brick Road Car Show, classic cars and hot rods, drawings, free BBQ meal, Billy’s Blue Duck BBQ, Liberal, KS, 620-629-7505

MAY 25-26: Chuck Wagon Festival, live music, mouthwatering food, covered wagon and stagecoach rides, storytelling, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK, 405-478-2250

MAY 25-27: Flea Market Under the Bridge, an abundance of sellers with a variety of goods, under the Joliette Bridge, Marquette, IA, 563-873-3735

MAY 25-27: Okoboji Antique and Flea Market, antiques, vintage, collectibles, flea market finds, Treasure Village Milford, IA,  712-337-3730

MAY 25-27: Brownville Spring Flea Market, antiques, crafts, clothing, pottery, glass art, books, metal works, toys, plants and flowers, wood art, furniture, food trucks on site, Historic District, Brownville, NE, 402-825-6001

MAY 25-26: For the People Pow Wow, Native American intertribal dancing, gourd dancing, tribal singing, vendors, Jaycees Fairgrounds, Jefferson City, MO, 573-804-9135

MAY 26: Rummage Sale, dig through gently used items for deals, Merchant Square, Independence, MO, 816-663-1845

MAY 31-JUNE 2: Caney Valley Pioneer Days, tractor show, old cars, consignment sale, equipment demonstrations, quilt show, flea market, 3 ½ miles north of Caney on Highway 75, Caney, KS, 918-440-9408

MAY 31-JUNE 2: Springfield Antiques Show and Sale, more than 50 quality displays from across the country, expert chipped and damaged crystal repair on site, repair services available for furniture/costume jewelry and more, State Fairgrounds – Orr Building, Springfield, IL,

MAY 31-JUNE 1: Nescatunga Arts & Crafts Festival and Sugar Show, works by local artists and crafters, pastry creations, live entertainment, Recreation Center, Alva, OK, 580-327-1647



JUNE 1: Car show and red, white, and blue pop-up, celebrate America with handcrafted goods and classic cars, Merchant Square, Independence, MO, 816-663-1845

JUNE 1: Strawberry Festival, live music, antiques and crafts, food and beverages, ice cream, Vaile Mansion, Independence, MO, 816-325-7430,

JUNE 1: Moore’s Old Town Day, live music, art and craft booths, classic cars on display, BBQ cookoff, 400 N. Broadway Ave., Moore, OK, 405-799-1200

JUNE 1: Dewey Antique Show, antiques and collectibles from four surrounding states, Washington County Fair Building, Dewey, OK, 918-440-5200

JUNE 2: Mid-America Markets, antiques, vintage, collectibles, Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, KS, 620-663-5626

JUNE 5: Stories on the Square, listen to Cherokee/Native American origin stories passed down from generations, Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, Tahlequah, OK, 877-779-6977

JUNE 6-9: Americana vintage market, patriotic slices of American life from yesteryear, Merchant Square, Independence, MO, 816-663-1845

JUNE 6-9: Glenn Miller Festival, hear bands from around the world pay celebrate the late musician’s music and memory, special performance by the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Clarinda High School, Clarinda, IA, 712-542-2461

JUNE 7-9: Sidney Gold Rush Days, event emphasizing the history of Sidney in the late 1870s, quick draw competitions, wagon rides, hands-on gold panning, crafts, historic demonstrations such as blacksmithing and woodworking, Legion Park, Sidney, NE,

JUNE 7-8: Rutledge Flea Market, 700 booths, food on site, cabins available to rent, 46001 State Highway V, Rutledge, MO,

JUNE 8: Emancipation Day and Historic Baseball, presentations and exhibits about the hope and legacy of emancipation and the Black experience in Iowa, day ends with historic baseball game played by 1876 rules, Living History Farms, Urbandale, IA, 515-278-5286

JUNE 8: Chandler Ice Cream Festival, free ice cream, live entertainment, food vendors, homemade ice cream competition, Tilghman Park, Chandler, OK, 405-258-3200

JUNE 8: Happy birthday celebration, open house, sales throughout the store, Shawnee Antique Mall, Shawnee, KS, 913-499-7688

JUNE 8: Old-School Vintage Market, celebrating everything vintage, repurposed, and unique, 404 W. Sumner Ave., Iuka, KS,

JUNE 10: Day at the Museums, free tours of all five of the city’s history museums – Pony Express Museum, Fire Department Museum, Military Museum, Historic Jail & Residence, Hand Dug Well, Nemaha County Historical Museum, Seneca, KS, 785-336-1313

JUNE 12-16: Ben Johnson Days, ranch rodeo, live entertainment, trade show, cowboy dance, Osage County Fairgrounds, Pawhuska, OK, 918-429-6349

JUNE 14-16: Annual Father’s Day Antique Show, 250 vendors from all across the country, 415 Antique City Dr., Walnut, IA, 712-784-3710

JUNE 14: Route 66 Festival, block party, car show, food trucks, live entertainment, downtown, Vinita, OK, 918-323-1918

JUNE 15: Depot Days, breakfast, pop-up market, food trucks, live music, Santa Fe Depot, Ardmore, OK, 580-226-6246

JUNE 15: Wurst Festival, the celebration of everything sausage, vendors, beer, desserts, live music, Dachshund Derby, 622 46th Ave., Amana Colonies, IA, 319-622-7622

JUNE 20-23: Red Power Roundup, 35th annual event, model train depot, exhibitor displays, tools, appliances, collectibles, tractors, trucks, cars, Clay County Fairgrounds, Spencer, IA,

JUNE 20-22: Nimble Thimble Quilt Guild Quilt Show, handmade quilts on display, Quilt of Valor presentation, quilting workshops, quilting items for sale, Plainsman Museum, Aurora, NE, 402-694-6531

JUNE 21-22: Sikeston Hot Air Balloon Festival, tethered balloon rides, evening glow, crafts, food vendors, live music, Rodeo Grounds, Sikeston, MO, 888-309-6591

JUNE 22-23: AAA Route 66 Road Fest, interactive exhibits on each decade along the Mother Road, vintage cars on display, vendors from across the country, Expo Square, Tulsa, OK, 918-521-6432

JUNE 22: Parking lot flea market, shop for deals in the sunshine, Jesse James Antique Mall and the Rusty Chandelier, St. Joseph, MO, 816-232-0099 or 816-676-0662,,

JUNE 22: Local authors event, meet local authors and browse their published works, Merchant Square, Independence, MO, 816-663-1845

JUNE 28-29: Fort Gibson Sweet Corn Festival, food vendors, arts and crafts, bushels of corn for sale, corn cooked in every way imaginable, 201 SE Railroad St., Fort Gibson, OK, 918-770-8010

JUNE 29: Vintage clothing pop-up, shop for some funky threads, Merchant Square, Independence, MO, 816-663-1845

JUNE 29: Indoor Flea Market, shop a variety of vendors, baked goods, Expo Center, Claremore, OK, 918-342-5357

JUNE 29: Rodders Car Show and Bob Reed Memorial Tractor Show, vehicles from 1900 to the present day are welcome, downtown district, Albia, IA, 641-932-5108