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.

2018 dates

The Spring dates coincide with the Kentucky Derby weekend May 3rd, 4th and 5th.  The Fall dates, September 13th, 14th and 15th, allow you to combine some fantastic shopping with a visit to Fordsville Days. Learn more

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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. 

see map below

serving our community

After catching all the great yard sale opportunities make Fordsville your last stop for yard sales and Family Fun. Our 29th Annual Fordsville Days celebration will run on September 13th, 14th and 15th 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!

More about fordsville days

pick up a postcard

Postcards available at
local merchants
and tourism departments
download a flyer