As each season passes by, kids consignment sales start popping up all around Chicago. These mom to mom sales are a great opportunity to clear out gently worn kids clothes while stocking up for the next year. Some kids resale events operate for profit, and others serve as fundraising efforts for the schools or organizations that run them. Save the date for these upcoming events!
Babies, Tots 'N More Kids Consignment Sale Events
Friday, April 17: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm; Saturday, April 18: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm – (most items 50% off)
Free and Open to Everyone
Kelly R.: Spring and fall sales are held at Chicago's Daystar School in the South Loop with some occasional pop up sales throughout the year. Items include maternity and children's clothing, shoes, toys, books, games, baby equipment, children's furniture, and more. Shopping totes are provided.
Free admission & cash or credit payments.
Alphonsus Academy Garage Sale
8 am - 11 am
Kelly R.: This sale is held each fall at St. Alphonsus Festival Hall. Items include new or gently used children’s items including books, toys, clothes, strollers, and furniture. Items are donated to the sale, not consigned.
Clusters Moms of Multiples Sale
8 am - 12 pm
$2/admission; kids are free, and all admission free after 11 am
Kelly R.: Spring and fall sales at Oak Lawn Community High School. Items include gently used baby and kids clothing and equipment including, cribs, car seats, infant carriers, bedding, strollers, high chairs, bottles, bikes, bibs, toys, books, games. Clothing size preemie to teen in all seasons. No strollers are wagons are permitted, and no bags are allowed (bring a laundry basket or use a provided tote).
Moms of Multiples Upscale Resale
Saturday, 9 am - 12 pm
$1 admission (please bring a single dollar bill). The sale is cash only.
Kelly R.: Held each spring (March/April) and fall (September/October) at the Unitarian Church of Evanston. Items include gently used children's clothing, toys, baby gear, strollers, high chairs, books, maternity wear, and much more. Bring your empty laundry basket, no strollers allowed inside sale. Only MOM members may be sellers. View Facebook page here.
Kid's Closet Connection
Fri: 9 am - 7 pm & Sat: 9 am - 2 pm
Kelly R.: Held Spring and Fall at Hallmark Sports Club. Items include clothing (newborn to teen and maternity), baby furniture, strollers, high chairs, car seats, cribs, swings, play equipment, baby items, toys, books, sporting equipment, and more. Strollers are permitted, but this sale can get crowded.
Free admission and cash or credit payments.
West Suburban Parents of Multiples Resale
Fri: 8 pm - 10:30 pm & Sat: 9 am - 12:30 pm
Kelly R.: This group holds spring and fall sales at Oak Park Arms. Items include gently used children's clothing, baby equipment, toys, games, and more. No strollers are allowed, and be sure to bring your own bags or baskets. View their Facebook for any last minute updates.
$1-$5 admission & they accept cash, checks or credit with processing a fee
Cossitt School Clothing Sale
Saturday, March 14: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Children allowed AFTER 10:00 am. Half price sale on select items 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Kelly R.: This 40+ year tradition and sale is held each spring and fall at the Cossitt Gymnasium. Items include gently used children's clothing, shoes, accessories, and equipment. Bring a bag or laundry basket. Free admission and they accept cash and checks.
Park Ridge Newcomers Club Kids Sale
Saturday, 9 am - 12:30 pm
$2 cash only admission (free after 11:30 am) and cash or credit payments.
Kelly R.: Spring and fall sales are held at St. Andrews Lutheran Church. Items include gently used baby and kids' clothing, toys, and equipment. No strollers or shopping carts are permitted. You can view their Facebook page here.
Twice as Nice MOMs Resale
Saturday, 8 am - 1 pm (closed from 11:30 am to noon)
Kelly R.: ***POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 30***
Held spring and fall at Park Ridge Presbyterian Church. Items include clothing (newborn to size 14 years), toys, books, videos, outdoor equipment, baby items, nursery decor, strollers, and more. Bring a basket or bag, and leave the stroller at home.
The half-price sale is from noon - 1:00pm. Buyers will need to purchase any items they want and leave the sale temporarily by 11:30am. Everyone is welcome back at noon, and will not need to pay the admission fee again as long as you have your hand stamped prior to leaving.
Double Take Mothers of Multiples Club Kids Resale
Kelly R.: Held every spring and fall at the Thomas Middle School gymnasium. They have kids’ clothing (infant to children sizes), books and toys, furniture, baby gear/equipment, and many other baby and child related items. Bring a laundry basket to carry items. No bags/boxes. You can view their Facebook page here.
$1 admission & cash or credit payments.
Lisle Elementary Clothing & Toy Resale
7 am - 2 pm
Kelly R.: Held each spring and fall at Schiesher School Gym. They'll have over 30,000 items including clothing (infant through girls junior and boys size 20), halloween costumes, holiday dresses, snow pants, boots, winter coats, toys, bikes, high chairs, books, sporting equipment, and much more. Please bring your own bag, no children under age 12 admitted, and no strollers allowed. You can view their Facebook page here.
Free admission & cash and check payments.
WCPOM Fall/Winter Resale
$2 cash admission
mt2012: Over 14,000 square feet of shopping space with over 50 families selling!Find great deals on gently used: Baby Equipment & Furniture, Children Clothing (sizes preemie through teen), Maternity, Shoes, Outdoor Equipment, Toys, Games, Videos, Books, Bedding, and much more! Items sold are season-appropriate and all sales are CASH ONLY
Will County Parents of Multiples Children's Resale
Sat: 8 am-12:30 pm
mt2012: Huge children's resale at the Romeoville Recreation Center! Infant-Junior sizes, toys, games, strollers & equipment!
$2 cash admission
Just Between Friends - Huge Kids Pop Up Sale
Fri: 10 am-7 pm, Sat: 10 am - 6 pm & Sun: 9 am-1 pm
Brigitte Nohra Miller: Just Between Friends offers sales events every spring and fall. At the events you can find clothes, furniture, toys, books and DVDs, and more. It is the place to score great bargains on second hand premium items, to shop smart and save! You can view their Facebook page for latest news and updates.
Free admission but tickets are required. They accept cash, debit cards, and Visa, Mastercard or Discover credit cards.
Hobson Cooperative School - Bike Sale
9 am - 12 pm
Kristy Pepping: Are you in of a new bike for the summer for your kids? Head to this consignment sale for a great deal on one! If you have a bike to donate, drop it off and you will receive half the profits if the sale sells it for you.
Cash or check payments.
Ellsworth School Clothing Resale
Fri: 6:30 pm - 9 pm
Sat: 8 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - 5 pm
Kelly R.: Held spring and fall at Ellsworth Elementary School. Items include gently used clothing, uniforms, sports gear & athletic attire, winter jackets, snow pants, Halloween costumes, and more. Bring a basket for shopping. No strollers allowed.
Highlands Clothing Resale
7 am - 3 pm
Kelly R.: Held each spring and fall at Highlands Elementary School. Items include high quality and excellent condition children's clothing (size 0-6x), baby equipment, strollers, diaper bags, sports apparel, large indoor & outdoor toys, and more. Stay up to date with their Facebook for any last minute changes.
Owen Elementary PTA Children's Resale
7 am - 1:30 pm
Kelly R.: This sale is held each spring and fall at the Owen Elementary School gymnasium. Items include gently used children’s clothing (sizes 0 to 20), sports equipment, uniforms, shoes, strollers, bikes, swimwear, DVDs, books, puzzles, baby gear, maternity, and more. Bring a basket to carry items. No strollers or food/drink in the sale area.
Free admission and they accept cash, check, and credit with a $2 service charge.
Beebe Toy Resale
Starts at 8 am
Kelly R.: Held each fall at the Beebe Elementary School gym, this sale specializes in toys, games, books, and costumes.
The Carousel Closet
Sat: 11 am - 5 pm & Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Vanessa M.: The Carousel Closet hosts biannual sales of gently used, designer children's clothing (newborn to size 12), toys, books, and equipment including strollers, high chairs, and much more! Parents can shop, sell, or do both! There is no registration fee for consignors, nor an entrance fee for shoppers.
Free admission & cash or credit payments.
St. Isidore Children's Clothing Resale
Fri: 6:30 pm - 9 pm & Sat: 9 am - 12:30 pm
Kelly R.: Held each spring and fall at the St. Isidore Ministry Center. Over 100 consignors offer gently used children's clothing (newborn to size 16), maternity wear, toys, furniture, accessories, books, DVDs, and more. No children allowed on Friday night.
Little Lambs Consignment Sale
Fri: 9 am - 7 pm & Sat: 8 am - 12 pm
Kristy Pepping: Located inside Alleluia! Lutheran Church at Fellowship Hall. All proceeds benefit Alleluia ministries. They'll have children's and maternity clothing, toys, books, baby equipment and children's furniture, all under one roof.
Cash or check payments
Rhea Lana's of West Chicagoland
Kelly R.: This sale is held each spring and fall at various venues. Items include high quality children's clothes, shoes, toys, books, DVDs, baby items, gently used maternity clothes and much more.
Free admission & cash or credit payments
Double Blessings Resale
7 am - 12:30 pm
Kelly R.: This sale is held each spring and fall at Dupage County Fairgrounds Exhibition Building #1 (east side). Items include gently used clothing, equipment, toys, and more. Children and strollers are permitted. Stay up to date by following them on Facebook.
$1 admission & cash, check, or credit payments.
One Plus One Mothers of Multiples Resale
Kelly R.: Held each spring and fall at Triphann Center and Ice Arena. Items include clothes (preemie through kids size 14), toys, shoes, books, videos, strollers, cribs, car seats, much more. No strollers permitted. Bring a laundry basket to carry purchases. You can check out their Facebook here.
$2 admission. They accept cash, check and credit with a $5 min & small convenience fee.
Rhea Lana's of Fox Valley
Kristy Pepping: This is a bi-annual (fall and spring) week long consignment sale event for children's clothes, shoes, toys, books, DVDs, baby items, gently used maternity clothes and more. Stay up to date by following them on Facebook.
Lake County Mothers of Twins Club Resale
8 am - 12 pm
Brigitte Nohra Miller: At the start of each season families are busy organizing and sorting their kids closets in order to get ready with weather appropriate outfits. You can take part of the lake County mothers of twins club resale event as a seller to declutter your closets or as a buyer to score good deals on clothes (newborn to size 16) toys and more. No strollers allowed. Follow them on Facebook for latest updates.
$2 admission (cash only) and cash or credit payments with a small processing fee
Growing Cents of Style
Sat: 9 am - 4 pm & Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Kelly R.: Held spring and fall at Canlan Sportsplex. Items include boutique and designer children's clothing, shoes, accessories, children's bedding, youth sports equipment, baby gear and toys. No strollers allowed, and bring your own bags. You can view their Facebook page here.
Free admission & cash or credit ($20 min) payments.
Babies2Kidz Children's Consignment Sale
Thursday - Friday, 10 am - 7 pm & Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm
Kelly R.: This sale is held each spring and fall at Kane County Fairgrounds Trades Building 1. Items include clothing (newborn to pre-teen), bikes, athletic equipment, dancewear, baby equipment and furniture, strollers, toys, game consoles, maternity clothing, and more. Strollers are allowed, and shopping bags are provided (but you can bring your own). You can view their Facebook page here.
Free admission & cash or credit with a $25 min
Bugaboo Children's Consignment Sale
Fri: 10 am - 7 pm & Sat: 10 am - 3 pm
Kelly R.: Held each Spring and Fall at the Kendall County Fairgrounds. This is a huge sale with 400 consignors offering kids clothing and shoes, furniture, strollers, baby equipment, bikes, carseats, toys, videos, games, sports equipment, costumes, books, maternity wear, home school curriculum, and more. Use of strollers is limited. No large bags allowed. Bring an empty cloth shopping bag, rolling cart, or laundry basket. Check out their Facebook page for any last minute changes.
Free admission & cash, check, or credit payments.
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