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12th Annual City-wide Garage Sale

The City of Des Plaines invites the community to participate on its 12th Annual Community Garage Sale in May. Homeowners living in the 60018 zip codes are invited to showcase items for sale from Friday, May 13 to Sunday, May 15. Homeowners living in the 60016 zip codes are invited to do the same from Friday, May 20 to Sunday, May 22. (Click here to view promotional flyer)

Garage Sale permit fees are waived with participation in this popular event, a savings of $5.00.

How to Participate: Register and receive two FREE signs by stopping by  the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate office located at 300 W. Golf Road in Mount Prospect, or call them at 847.255.3900.

Questions: For general questions about the garage sale, please contact the Des Plaines Public Works Department at 847.391.5464. Cost to participate is FREE with registration. Residents may simply display their items neatly for sale on their front lawns or driveways on the appropriate weekend.

Sign Placement: Garage sale signs will only be allowed on private property with permission of the owner.

Garage Sale Dates: For those residents with a 60018 zip code, garage sale items may be displayed May 13 through May 15. For those residents with a 60016 zip code, garage sale items may be displayed May 20 through May 22.

Hours: Garage sale items may be displayed between 9:00 A.M. and sunset. All items for sale must be removed from lawns and driveways no later than 8:00 P.M. on Sunday.

For more information, please contact Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/Starck Real Estate at 847.255.3900 or the Public Works and Engineering Department at 847.391.5464.