About Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale
Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale is on Saturday, May 17th 2014 at Expo Idaho in Garden City from 7am – 6pm!
This bazaar event is the perfect kick-off to the yard sale season by giving you a chance to gather all the stuff that’s cluttering up your homes and businesses and put it out for sale! Search your homes, attic to basement, cupboard to closet and storeroom to garage. Bring it all out and make some money selling it to folks in our community who can use it. Plus, Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale is a great shopping opportunity to find that rare treasure you can’t live without! Remember, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so share the wealth this year at Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale.
Whether you’re a collector or homemaker, rummaging hobbyist or just curious, Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale offers one full day of hawking gently-used goods and haggling over fair market bargain prices in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.
Join the roughly 10,000 people who make Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale the spectacular event it is year after year. Admission is just $3!
Interested in being a sponsor or vendor at Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale? Visit our contact us page or call (208) 275-8188 to speak to the event management.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale?
The Expo Idaho – West Parking Lot – Outside – at 5610 Glenwood St Garden City, ID 83714.
When is the 2014 Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale?
Saturday, May 17th, 2014.
How do I purchase tickets to come to the garage sale?
Tickets are available at the event at the main entrance day of the event. Tickets are $3 each. Cash only at the ticket entrance. ATM’s are available only inside the Garage Sale.
What if it rains?
Idaho’s Largest Garage sale will go on rain or shine.
May I bring my pet with me to the Garage Sale?
No, there is a strict no pets policy at Expo Idaho. You will not be allowed to enter with any dogs or pets of any kind.
I’d like to sell some items. How do I become a vendor?
Vendor booths are available under Purchase A Booth tab at the top of this page.
What is the cost?
$30 if your are non-commercial | $200 if you are commercial
What is the difference between commercial and non-commercial?
Non-commercial is selling your common household items that you no longer want.
Commercial is new items, crafts, business displays, etc.
How big is the space?
The spaces are 20’ X 20’. This is the size of two parking spaces.
Can I rent more than one space?
Yes. Spaces rented at the same time by the same person will be placed side by side. If you need places next to each other that were not rented at the same time, please let us know. We will make every effort to accommodate your request.
Will there be a limit to the number of Commercial Vendors for businesses?
Yes. Certain commercial categories will be limited to a maximum number of businesses such as Scentsy & United Health.
When can I set up?
Set-up will be on Friday, May 16th.
What if I can’t set up the night before?
You must set up the night before if you want to drive your vehicle up to your booth to unload. You may set up the morning of the Garage Sale if you have only a few items, but we strongly encourage everyone to set up the night before. There is no vehicle access to the sale area the day of the event.
Is there security overnight?
Can we sell food items?
Individuals may not sell or distribute food at their booths or hand out samples. You may only sell food items if you have registered as an official food vendor & food vendor booths are sold out.
Can I bring my own food to eat during the day?
You may bring in small snacks and non-alcoholic beverages (no glass bottles) for your personal consumption during the event. Food vendors will also be available.
Do you provide tables and canopies, etc?
No, we just provide the space for you to set up. However, there will be rentals available through Tates Tents & Events. Additional information on these rentals will be available to vendors about a week prior to Idaho’s Largest Garage Sale.
What restrictions do you have?
We have a restriction on food sales due to our agreement with Expo Idaho. Any other restrictions are based on laws, requirements placed on vendors by the companies they represent, or if something is not appropriate for a family event. You can set up your booth as you would like, keeping in mind that this is a family event and you must stay within your space (s).
Do you provide electricity?
No, but there will be power stations available to test items requiring electricity.
What if I don’t want to cart my un-sold stuff back home after the event?
The ARC, Goodwill and Boise Rescue Mission will be on hand to collect donations.
How long can I leave my stuff there after the sale is over? Can I get it later?
No, all items must be removed immediately after the sale. Please plan on having someone available to watch your items while you go get your vehicle, etc. All items left will be donated and we don’t want to inadvertently assume you are donating anything.
How many passes does each vendor get?
You will receive four (4) passes per booth space rented.
Can I reserve for next year?
No, we are not yet taking reservations for 2015.
If I change my mind, can I get a refund?
No, we are not able to give refunds.
How soon do I need to get my reservation in?
Check back regularly to reserve a booth as soon as they become available.