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Highway 50 Yard Sale

“The 12th Annual Great U.S. 50 Coast to Coast Yard Sale” will be held on Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22.  

The Route through Knox County begins at the Memorial bridge, Business 50/Vigo Street to 7th Street follow to Washington Avenue onto Old Hwy. 50 through Fritchton turn left onto new Hwy. 50 to Wheatland turn left to old Hwy. 50 through Wheatland and out to new Hwy. 50 to the Daviess County line. 

Businesses and individuals located along the route are encouraged to set up yard sales.  For more information, visit http://www.route50.com/yardsale.html


  1. Where do you find the most yard sales on us 50 yard sale May 20 22. Where is the best places to stay.

    Thank You
    Ginger Harrison

    Ginger Harrison
    May 10, 2011 11:16 pm
  2. Hi Ginger, The CVB marks the route through Knox County. Most of the sales in our county are on Saturday. You can find Knox County lodging on our website. If you have further questions about the sale please email Wulf Berg coordinator , wulfberg@att.net. I hope this information helps!

    May 18, 2011 3:42 pm
  3. I live in greensburg in will the yardsales be where 50 goes thru north vernon to seymour? or back the other way?

    May 20, 2011 1:13 am
  4. thanx!

    May 20, 2011 1:13 am
  5. Hi Angie, I dont have the answer to your question. Please email coordinator Wulf Burg at wulfburg@att.net or visit the Highway 50 yard sale website for your local contact http://www.route50.com/yardsale.html .

    May 20, 2011 3:22 pm
  6. U.S. 50 Yard Sale Dates Announced

    The Fourteenth Annual Great U.S. 50 Yard Sale will stretch from Ocean City, Maryland to Sacramento, California this coming May 17, 18 and 19th. From is original site in Jennings County, Indiana, the sale now covers 3,000 miles and passes through 100 U.S. counties.

    Participation in the sale is open to everyone and there is no registration. All one has to do is to plan a yard sale for that week end and set-up near U.S. 50. Permission must be obtained to set-up on private property and sales on public right-of-way are prohibited.

    The sale has shown a steady growth since its founding in Indiana in 2000. It has been featured on PBS, in the Washington Post, in American Profile and through countless other media. It is particularly strong in sections of Nevada, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia and seeks growth in the remaining areas. Some communities set-up community-wide sales. Service organizations and schools use the sale as a fund raising event.

    More information about the sale may be obtained from the website and click on the “Yard Sale” link, or contact the organizers directly at .

    Erin Moore
    April 4, 2013 12:59 pm

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