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Frank’s Swap

Meadowlands Trading Days

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23114 Hwy TT, Versailles Mo 65084

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SPRING
April 4, 5, 6, 7 | 2024

SUMMER
May 30, 31, June 1, 2 | 2024

FALL
Oct 3, 4, 5, 6 | 2024

GATE HOURS

Public Gate Hours

Gates are open Thursday – Sunday at 8:00am
Gates Close Daily at 7:00pm and 3:00pm on Sunday

Vendor Office Hours

Staff is in HQ for Vendor Check-in and other business from:
9:00am to 5:00pm Saturday through Monday before SWAP
7:00am to 7:00pm Tuesday & Wednesday before SWAP
7:00am to 7:00pm During SWAP.

Vendor Move In/Out Hours

Vendors must be at their booths every day of SWAP no later than 7:00am.
Vendors may leave daily after 5:00pm from SWAP and after 3:00pm Sunday.
For the safety of our patrons, we do NOT authorize any street vehicles on SWAP grounds during the show unless that vehicle has permission from HQ.

*For safety reasons, vendors are not allowed to move in or out during Public SWAP hours! Vendors will have after hours gate access with one guard throughout the night for moving in and out during SWAP days. Please be aware that long lines can form in the mornings before SWAP days. We encourage vendors to finish moving in well before open gate hours for your convenience.

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JACOB'S CAVE SWAPPING DAYS

The first annual small animal swap was held at Jacob’s Cave in June 1979. With over 36 years of growth, it is now the largest swap meet in the Midwest and boasts attendance of over 30,000 people at each event. Not only are there small animals for sale or trade, but there is buying, selling and trading of an enormous variety of new and used items. Swapping Days are held three times annually, in April, June and October.

Bring your Pigeons, Poultry, Small Animals, and new and used items

Our vendors at Frank’s SWAP really do offer everything under the sun! Whether it’s Chickens, Antiques, Hunting, Arts & Crafts or simply Food, Family & Fun, our vendors pride themselves in selling just about anything you can imagine and some things you can’t! If you are looking for any Item or vendor, don’t forget to check out our Vendor Map and use the “search function” to get directions to any booth on the property. To find or become a vendor at Frank’s Swap Meet, please see our live vendor map for availability and booking below.

NO Food, Drink or Concession Booths Without Prior Approval*

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VENDOR PASSES

$120

Electric Sites

$80

Non-Electric Sites

Vendors may arrive up to 5 days before SWAP for setup. SWAP HQ hours are 10am to 5pm Saturday through Wednesday before SWAP starts (Thursday). Vendor Spots are non-refundable. Please pay close attention to the description of your lot. Some lots have restrictions, may have trees or gradients in the description, include power and other important information. If you are a Food Vendor, you are required to get additional approval from Frank’s Swap Group in order to vend, and Food Vendors must be compliant with Morgan County Health Department to be permitted on the premises.

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GENERAL ADMISSION PER DAY

$10 / each

Per Vehicle-sized Spot

$10 / each

 ATV Admissions

$5 / each

Sunday Shoppers

ATTENTION!!!
NO ATVs, Golf Carts, Side by Sides, Lawn Mowers, etc. to be brought on SATURDAY of the swap 8am – 3pm.

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Vendor Map

Search to find specific items and vendors! To become a vendor, find your spot on the map and book below!
For an overhead view of the SWAP grounds without the booth overlay, click here

GROUND RULES

  • No Horses, Cattle or Swine allowed into the Swap Meet
  • NO REPTILES, SNAKES OR EXOTIC ANIMALS without prior approval
  • GOATS AND SHEEP MUST HAVE A SCRAPIES TAG TO SELL
  • “Quiet” Time on grounds from 10:00 p.m. until Dawn includes turning off all generators, NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Not Responsible for Losses or Accidents
  • Inappropriate behavior WILL NOT be tolerated
  • All Animals Must be Properly Contained, Fed and Watered
  • Grounds Security for Parking & Assistance
  • Water for Animals Available on Grounds
  • No one under age of 16 allowed to operate motorized vehicles on ground
  • Management has final say on lot assignments

FAQ

When and How can a vendor reserve their spot?

Vendors have 2 ways to reserve their spot:

  1. Vendors can pre-reserve their existing spot for future SWAPs during show dates in the SWAP HQ building until 3pm Sunday.
  2. New Vendors can visit our live MAP and book online by choosing any unreserved (grey) spot they would like.

How big are the spaces?

Electric lots are 24 feet wide on the street side and vary in depth. Non-electric lots are 25 feet wide on the street side and vary in depth.

How many spaces can I reserve?

Vendors may reserve up to 8 spaces.

Can I reserve a space as a food vendor?

If you are a food vendor, you require additional approval from Frank’s Swap Group management.

HISTORY

The first annual small animal swap was held at Jacob’s Cave in June 1979. With over 36 years of growth, it is now the largest swap meet in the Midwest and boasts attendance of over 30,000 people at each event. Not only are there small animals for sale or trade, but there is buying, selling and trading of an enormous variety of new and used items. Swapping Days are held three times annually, in April, June and October.

In 1994, the first night lights and electrical outlets were added for booth rental spaces to accommodate concessionaires and vendors. Many ongoing improvements to roads and parking lots and many more additional vending sites have been added over the years to accommodate the ever growing number of vendors and swappers attending the event every year. In the summer of 2012, an additional 60 plus electrical and water sites were added for vendors and also additional accommodations for concessionaires were also added. In the summer of 2016 an additional 500 regular parking spaces and 200 truck and trailer spaces were added. More roads with additional exit roads and approximately 50 more vendor spaces were also added. Coming in Spring of 2017, are additional sites with access to electricity and water hook ups.