a biannual event

to encourage tourism in our western kentucky communities

started in 2011

The Highway 54 Yard Sale was established in 2011 by Connie Mattingly-Layne to promote tourism in local communities that run along Hwy 54 in Western Kentucky.

spans 50 miles

The Route:  Owensboro to Leitchfield, Kentucky  runs Approximately 50 miles along Highway 54 and includes Daviess, Ohio and Grayson Counties.

2019 dates

The Spring dates coincide with the Kentucky Derby weekend May 2nd, 3rd and 4th.  The Fall dates, September 19th, 20th and 21st, allow you to combine some fantastic shopping with a visit to Fordsville Days. Learn more

More about

the Hwy 54 Yard SAle

bargains galore

If you're driving along Highway 54, in May or September you will see numerous yard sales as well as signs that promote sales on side streets. Even though everything starts on a Thursday, there are no set hours for the individual participants. It’s a great bi-annual event with bargains for all. Many businesses take the opportunity to use these three day events to run special sales or entertainment to please the crowds. Join the fun and make it a family day and treasure hunt. 

serving our community

After catching all the great yard sale opportunities make Fordsville your last stop for yard sales and Family Fun. Our 30th Annual Fordsville Days celebration will run on September 19th, 20th and 21st as well. Music, Great Food, loads of booths and fun rides for the kids will make your day a great family outing for more details check out the link below!

sites available

The Highway 54 Yard sale runs along Highway 54 through three counties: Daviess, Ohio and Grayson counties in Kentucky. 2019 vendor spaces available for rent at:

The Spunky Monkey - 270-315-9446

Fordsville North Park - 270-256-3934

The Rooster Crows - 270-929-0799

Whitesville Mercantile - 270-233-4714

Whitesville City Park - 270-233-5666

Daviess County Lions Club Fairgrounds - 270-302-2669

Dawson Baptist Church - 270-929-6009

see map below

Sites for September only

All of the site contact information is the same for September except for the addition of:

Fordsville Days - 270-287-1192 or 270-256-6163


More about fordsville days

pick up a postcard

Postcards available at
local merchants
and tourism departments
download a flyer