Sadly, with the government ban still in place, we have no choice but to cancel the May 9 & 10, 2020 Chillicothe Trade Days event. We held out hope, and delayed this unhappy decision till the last day in which we would have enough time to prepare the fairgrounds for an event like this.
Vendors who have paid for spaces may roll their payment forward for future events. No one will lose their space reservation money. Please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-937-272-2897.
KEEP IN MIND THAT WE HAVE ONLY ONE PHONE LINE, so if you have the ability to contact us
via email, it will help avoid unnecessary delays for you.
WE ARE CURRENTLY IN DISCUSSION WITH ROSS CO FAIRGROUNDS, to see if we can find an alternate date, perhaps in June, 2020. Let’s pray that the COVID-19 pandemic is passed by then, and we’ll be allowed to operate the show. Please keep an eye on our MAIN Facebook page for updates.
Also, please send your requests and questions about your vendor spaces via email. The team members who handle vendor spaces are not the same folks who monitor Facebook. So to avoid confusion, send an email to email@example.com, or call 937-272-2897. Do keep in mind that we have only one phone line, and do not have it with us at all times during this "stay-at-home" order. So email is the more efficient way to reach us. Stay safe!
Check out the coolest old-world-style flea market events in central Ohio. CHILLICOTHE TRADE DAYS events are jam-packed with vendors and shoppers buying and selling just about everything. You’ll find produce and livestock, tools, antiques, poultry of every description, guns, knives, local honey, jams and jellies, quilts, glassware, fishing tackle, hunting supplies, baked goods, furniture, chainsaws and lawnmowers---and the list goes on and on.
Brought to you by the same folks who produce the incredible LUCASVILLE TRADE DAYS event series!
This event is a bit like the OLD-TIME trade days events that your grandparents and great grandparents went to…where folks from a wide area would bringtheir goods which they had made or grown or gathered, to trade for other supplies which they needed. Farmers, trappers, home makers, shop keepers, grain millers, farriers, furniture makers, wagon builders, cattle men, horse traders, and more would all gather together for a few days of trading and celebration.
Come on out, regardless of weather!
Paved vendor aisles and lots of terrific indoor spaces means that there is lots to see and do regardless of the weather.
Sign up today for our TRADE DAYS MAILING LIST to receive information on upcoming events by clicking on the "Mailing List" tab.
Notice: No golf carts, motorcycles, bicycles, etc, may be used on the grounds at any time. Mobility scooters, electric wheelchairs, etc, may be used by anyone with legitimate medical need. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Our spring event in May of 2019 was well attended, in spite of rain on two of the days. Lots of shoppers bought lots of merchandise, as evidenced by the fact that our staff members spent much of their time hauling large, heavy, or bulky items to folks’ cars (for FREE, of course!). Even indoor vendors reported good crowds of shoppers.
Next Event date: May 9-10th, 2020. Location: Ross County Fairgrounds, in Chillicothe, Ohio.
Friday, May 8th
Vendor Office Building opens at 11:00 am, Vendors allowed in at noon,
Early bird shoppers allowed in at 3:00 pm with a $5 general admission fee.
Saturday, May 9th
Vendor Office Building opens at 6:30 am, show open to the public 7:00a-7:00p, general admission is $5.
Sunday, May 10th
Vendor Office Building opens at 6:30 am, show open to the public 7:00a-4:00p, general admission is $5.
Location: Chillicothe Trade Days is held on the big, beautiful Ross County Fairgrounds in Chillicothe, Ohio. This is right off St Rt 104, on the north side of town. And of course, Chillicothe is just a few miles south of Columbus, Ohio, at the crossroads of US Rt 35 and St Rt 23.
Chillicothe Trade Days is held on the big, beautiful Ross County Fairgrounds in Chillicothe, Ohio. This is right off St Rt 104, on the north side of town. And of course, Chillicothe is just a few miles south of Columbus, Ohio, at the crossroads of US Rt 35 and St Rt 23.
Vendors will be given window stickers, which must be firmly affixed to the OUTSIDE of the front windshield, on the lower corner of the driver’s side. If you need to park in vendor parking, please see us in the office for a wristband so that you can get in through the gate without having to pay admission.
All events managed by Famous Auto Promotions, Inc, have exclusive food concessions agreements with the host facilities. Concessionaires who wish to set up and sell food at these events need to contact our Concessions Managers, Paul and Sheila Daugherty. They can be reached by phone at 1-937-733-6002 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other inquiries can be directed to our business office in Xenia, Ohio. Phones are answered Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Call 1-937-272-2897.
We have finished our mapping, space locations and pricing for the May 11th-12th event.
CLICK ON THE IMAGES BELOW TO VIEW A LARGER VERSION OF THESE MAPS.
If you want a printable and scalable map click the button under the map for a PDF file you can view, download and print.
We also have a single map with the entire fairgrounds showing current vendor spaces we plan on using for the Spring event. Click the map images below to open a larger version or if you want a printable and scalable map click the button under the map for a high-resolution PDF file you can view, download and print.
Vendors who have spaces at Chillicothe Trade Days may camp on their vendor space, as long as they can stay within the bounds of their actual vendor space. No open fires on the ground, at any time.
There is also a limited number of camping spaces for shoppers and others who are not participating vendors. Call our business office in Xenia, Ohio for further details (937-272-2897.