Old Sorehead Trade Days is the best little show in West Texas (if you can call 615 booths and 30,000 visitors "little"). Stanton hosts Trade Days twice a year, four days of wonderful shopping. Shows are scheduled the second weekend in April and October. Shows are Saturdays 9 AM to 6 PM and Sundays Noon to 5 PM.
Old Sorehead Trade Days gathers vendors from all over Texas and the southwest. If you can imagine it, you can find it at Old Sorehead Trade Days. Woodcrafts, wearable art, hand-poured candles, metal art -- the list goes on and on!
If you're looking for a touch of country, this is it! Sample the riches in the food courts (roasted corn, fajitas, funnel cakes and much more). Antiques of all varieties are bountiful. Come find jewelry, collectibles, clothing and more!
Don't miss out on the chance to shop with our local merchants also. Step in, say hello, browse around and meet some of the "friendly people." Stanton has antique stores, gift shops, a clothing boutique, restaurants and many other businesses ready to serve you.
Dear Prospective Vendor:
We would like to take this opportunity invite you to come to historic Stanton, Texas for Old Sorehead Trade Days. 2023 will be our 31st year to hold the event and each show promises to be a huge success. The October 2022 show alone brought over 600 vendor spaces and 20,000 people to our small town.
Show dates for 2023: April 15th & 16th and October 14th & 15th
If you decide to participate, you may register here. Upon receiving your registration form and payment, a confirmation packet will be mailed to you. Please note that this booth fee is refundable upon cancellation 30 days prior to the show, less a $10 refund fee.
The general information in the PDFs below will be helpful to you in making your decision to participate in Old Sorehead Trade Days and is for your reference. If you have any questions or if you need further information, please call the office at (432) 756-2006.
Thank you for your interest in Old Sorehead Trade Days.
Old Sorehead Trade Days
Food Vendors: If you have a unique food item and a health permit, Food Protection Management Certificate, Tax ID #, and certificate of General Liability, please send an application, menu, and a picture of your trailer so that we may put you on our waiting list. You may submit your FOOD VENDOR information online here.