When: 21 & 22 November 2020
This jam-packed weekend of garage sales is a great way to declutter, fundraise and meet your neighbours. In last year's Garage Sale Trail, 750 stalls and sales were registered in the ACT alone.
Households, schools, community groups and local businesses are invited to host a covid-safe sale or virtual sale, or shop the Trail, joining over 400,000 Australians in this nationwide movement that’s all about putting secondhand first.
For shoppers, Garage Sale Trail is a great opportunity to pick up a bargain and find something unique, all whilst doing your bit for the environment. It’s guilt free retail therapy!
Reducing the number of purchases we make and choosing secondhand are just two great ways we can all do our bit, stay stylish and save money. Learn how to farewell fast fashion forever by joining one of the free online Trail Tutorials hosted by some of Australia’s brightest, best and most stylish.
Register for Trail Tutorials, host a garage sale or search a local map of garage sales in the area at www.garagesaletrail.com.au/act
What is Garage Sale Trail?
Garage Sale Trail is Australia’s biggest weekend of garage sales. It’s happening on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020.
You don’t need to have a garage, just set up in your front yard or join in with your neighbours, or host a sale online!
Who is it for?
Garage Sale Trail is for everyone! Participants include:
- Community groups and charities
- Cultural institutions
- Makers and creators
Why get involved?
- Declutter and reduce waste to landfill
- Get to know your neighbours
- Earn some extra cash or fundraise
How does it work?
Residents interested in organising and hosting a sale on the weekend can register at www.garagesaletrail.com.au/act. Once your sale listing is set up, you’ll get access to free and handy resources, tips and guides to make your sale a success.
What does it cost?
Thanks to the support of the ACT Government, the event is free for residents to participate in.
Why is council involved?
Garage Sale Trail is one of a number of council initiatives designed to reduce waste to landfill and provide the community with ways to dispose of unwanted items responsibly.