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Make Your Sale a Success

Garage Sale Trail is Australia’s biggest reuse and community event. But why should you participate? And if you do, how can you make the most of your efforts? Lucky we are here to answer all your questions… Yep, we’re super helpful like that.


What’s so big about this little weekend?


You'll be joining 400,000 Australians nationwide for a start, and with numbers, comes impact. We have national media coverage and promotion through over 140 councils around Australia. Our highly trafficked website (2 million views!) also helps promote and share your sale with all your bargain-hungry neighbours. Think about it as your normal garage sale, but bigger, better and more connected. Sounds damn good, huh?


How can I make my sale red hot?


Like anything, a great name and lots of character are sure fire ways to make sure your sale stands out. Think of it like a Dating App, but for garage sales...You want to put your best sale self forward, right? Get creative and make sure your buyers will be swiping right on your sale by sharing what you’re got going on - think special guests, music, entertainment and free giveaways. Yep that’s the sort of milkshake that will bring all the boys to the yard.. And fear not, if your milkshake sells out before the sale or things change, you can edit your sale at any time, simply by logging in to your Garage Sale Trail account. Most garage sales run from 9am – 1pm which makes it a great time to set yours up too. Boom, that's a match.


Ok, what you going to give me for it?


Well, we’ll make it easy by providing tools and tips. You’ll get access to promotional materials including posters, bunting, and more, created to help make your sale a rip-roaring success. We’ll make sure you aren’t going it alone!


Set up takes less than five minutes, but a good garage sale will live on in the memories of your neighbours for like forever. So, in the immortal words of Nickelback, what are you waiting for?