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2015 Neighborhood/Organization Garage Sale Directory
NOTE: We publish this Garage Sale Directory as a free community service. We only publish neighborhood or organization garage sales and must have the information emailed to us at least 10 days prior to your sale. Be sure to include directions and/or cross streets so people can get to your neighborhood/subdivision. Some neighborhoods didn’t supply start and stop times, but most garage sales start by 8am on weekends. Email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 10-11 Thirty-ninth Annual Church Garage Sale Extravaganza. At Douglas Avenue United Methodist Church. Twenty well-organized areas, including loads of housewares, knickknacks, tools, linens, antiques and collectibles (ex. Rockwell plates), brand-new items, all-holiday items, and many more. Friday, July 10th, hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 p.m, re-opening at 4:30 P.M., with a FISH FRY until 7:00 and additional sale hours until 8:00 P.M. On Saturday, July 11, sale hours are 8:00 A.M. to 12 noon. douglasavenue.org
August 7-8. Cathedral Council of Catholic Women – Huge annual church garage sale Friday & Saturday. Clothing, household, holiday decorations, jewelry, small furniture, books, just to name a few. Proceeds benefit scholarship program to support Catholic education. Located in the air conditioned school hall of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception church, 524 East Lawrence Ave. Park in the lot on the west side of the church and enter the glass double doors. Hours: Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
August 7 & 8: Colony West Brentwood Neighborhood Garage Sale
September 11-12: Willows Subdivision in Chatham. Willows is having their subdivision along with Oakbrook Estates, which is is located across the street from Chatham High School. The Willows is to the Southeast. Click here for a map.
September 11-12: Oakbrook Estates in Chatham. Oakbrook Estates is located across the street from Chatham High School. Click here for a map.
September 19: Lake Point Subdivision Garage Sales 8am to Noon
Past 2015 Garage Sales
March 28: Westminster Co-Op Preschool’s Kids’ Stuff Sale 8 am – noon. Lots of baby and children toys, costumes, clothing, gear and more. Free admissions. At Westminster Presbyterian Church, 553 S. Walnut, Springfield, at the corner of Edwards & Walnut.
April 17-18: Auburn’s Town Wide Spring Garage Sale
April 18: Oaks Neighborhood Garage Sale 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM. 40+ houses on streets between Chatham Road, Old Jacksonville Road, Monroe Street and Lawrence.
April 18: Center for Youth and Family Solutions Annual Indoor Rummage Sale and Flea Market. 614 North 6th Street Springfield. Mens – Womens – Childrens jeans, shorts, shirts, coats, skirts, dresses, shoes, purses, toys, books, vhs tapes, dvds, crafts, house hold items and much more. All proceeds to benefit children in foster care.
April 18: Pleasant Plains city wide garage sale from 8 till 1
April 23rd, 24th, and 25th: Foxx Creek located in Chatham off of Mansion View Road, directly across from Piper Glen.
April 24-25: Southwinds Subdivision garage sales in Chatham
April 24-25: Piper Glen Spring Garage Sale
April 24-25: Panther Creek Subdivision –7:00 am to 2:00pm both days
April 24-25: Sherman City-Wide Garage Sales. Times vary.
April 24-25: Salem Estates garage sales
April 24-25: Grand Oaks in Petersburg Garage Sales. Fri. April 24, 4 PM-7 PM & Sat. April 25, 8 AM-1PM
April 25: The Petersburg City Wide Garage Sale Saturday from 8 AM until Noon at many residences and other locations throughout the City. If you are from out of town, please note that the City of Petersburg runs not only on and long the West side of the Sangamon River, the City now extends East of the Sangamon River along both sides of State Route 123 and along both sides of “The Athens Blacktop” . Some areas may not be “officially in” Petersburg but we consider them part of our community if they wish to participate in the annual garage sale. Even though the official time of the garage sale is 8 AM until Noon on Saturday, many residences will be opening Friday Afternoon and Evening.
April 25: St. Jude’s Huge Rummage Sale 8:00 am- all proceeds beneift the youth mission trip to Minneapolis, Minnesota in June. At St. Jude’s Church, 633 South Walnut, Rochester, IL 62563
April 25: AAUW, Springfield Branch Annual Garage Sale – LAF Fundraiser 9:00 a.m. at Laurel United Methodist Church, 631 S Grand Avenue West, Springfield
May 1st and 2nd: Wellington Estates subdivision in Chatham is May 1 4-7pm & 2nd 8am-1pm
May 1st and 2nd: The Deerfield subdivision garage sale will be held Friday, May 1, 2015, and Saturday, May 2, 2015. Next New YMCA. Gander Rd and Illes Ave
May 1-2: West Koke Mill Subdivision annual garage sales. Located off Koke Mill between Iles and Old Jacksonville Road.
May 1-2: Southern View village wide sale
May 1 & 2: Breckenridge in Chatham
May 1-2: The Oak Mills Subdivision in Rochester will have their annual subdivision garage sale
May 1-2: Wellington Estates subdivision in Chatham is May 1st 4-7pm & 2nd 8am-1pm
May 2 Divernon village-wide garage sales. Lists available at local merchants. Call 628-3416 weekdays for more information.
May 1 & 2: Grove Park Neighborhood Garage Sale – across from Rochester Park. May 1st, 4p-7p & May 2nd, 7a-12p
May 8 & 9: Indian Hills subdivision May 8 evening and May 9 (east of Peoria Road on Sangamon)
May 8 & 9: Nokomis City Wide garage sales
May 9: Pawnee City Wide Garage Sales Pawnee, IL
May 15-16: Elkhart Town Wide Garage Sales. For more info call Abby Fletcher 217-871-8375
May 15-16: Athens Citywide Garage Sale 4-8 pm Fridaiy and 8 am – 1 pm Saturday.
May 15-16: Lake Petersburg Neighborhood Garage Sales 3-7 pm Friday and 9-1 Saturday.
May 15-16: Oak Park Estates off Archer Elevator Rd on Greenbriar Drive. 7-3pm
May 15-16: Greenview Town Wide Garage Sales. Friday and Saturday 8-1 pm. Greenview is about 20 miles north of Springfield on Route 29.
May 16: Hyde Park Subdivision 8 am to noon. (off Toronto Road)
May 16: Lake Pointe Subdivision 8 am to noon (off Toronto Road)
May 16: Panther Creek West subdivision annual garage sale 8-2p.m.
May 16: The Hawthorne Place Neighborhood Yard Sale 8 am – noon. Hawthorne Place is the blocks of Whittier, Lowell & Holmes bound by South Grand and Laurel. A plant sale to support the neighborhood will be on the corner of Cedar and Lowell.
May 16: Westchester Subdivision 7 am to 1 pm
May 16: Riverton Library Plant & Swap Sale 10 am – 1 pm. Purchase or swap plants. 1200 E. Riverton Road, Riverton, IL
May 16: Mechanicsburg All Town Garage Sales 8 am – 4 pm
May 22 & 23: 8am-2pm. Sherwood Subdivision 8-2pm
May 29th Lutheran High 3500 W Washington. Early bird entrance at 3:00 $5. 4:00-7:00pm Free.
May 29th and 30th: Timberland East Subdivision take rt 29 to hilltop road. Friday 8am to 7pm Saturday 8am-noon
May 29th and 30th: Presidential Lake Estates 2 miles west of Bud’s Corner! Fri, 4-?, sat 7-1 please no early birds
May 29th & 30th: Glenwood and Hurstbourne neighborhood garage sales (in Chatham).
May 30th Koke Mill EAST subdivision 8-Noon enter at Koke Mill and Spring Mill Road. 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m
May 30: Twin Lakes Subdivision Garage Sales
May 29-30th Youngston Hills/Holliday Hills and Val-E-Vue neighborhood yard sales.
June 5 & 6: Trevi Gardens and Lakewind subdivisions. We are off of second street near Southwind Rd.
June 6: Central Illinois Reading Council will have their first annual Trash to Treasures teacher supply sale at the Jerome Village Civic Center during the village yard sale! facebook.com/central.i.council
June 13: Ginger Creek subdivision Sale (just past Iles/West Koke Mill intersection on the left.
June 12-13: Willows Subdivision in Chatham. Willows is having their subdivision along with Oakbrook Estates, which is is located across the street from Chatham High School. The Willows is to the Southeast. Click here for a map.
June 12 & June 13: North Lake Shore Subdivision Annual Garage Sale 2309 Mallard Pointe Ct., Springfield, IL 62712
June 12-13: Oakbrook Estates in Chatham. Oakbrook Estates is located across the street from Chatham High School. Click here for a map.
June 12-13: Friends of Lincoln Library annual summer book sale on Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine – on the plaza surrounding Lincoln Library, the Public Library of Springfield, 326 South 7th Street. Thousands of reasonably priced, used books will be for sale — hardbacks – $2; paperbacks – 50¢; oversized paperbacks – $1; children’s books – 50¢. In addition to some specially priced items, there will be a small selection of DVDs ($2) and music CDs ($1).
Proceeds raised from the sale, will be used to enhance the library collection and to fund a variety of projects and programs, including the annual summer reading program for kids, teens and adults.
June 12-13:Glen Aire subdivision sale 8am-3pm, located behind the Capitol City Shopping Center off of Stevenson Drive (across from La Fiesta)
June 19-20: APL Upscale Collectible Sale at 1650 Wabash (behind Hardee’s and Country Market).
June 19-20: Walnut Valley Neighborhood Wide Garage Sales from 7am to 4pm.Neighborhood is located across the street from the airport.