Garage Sale Occasional Shop is back!

Oct 1 & 2, 2021 • University of Minnesota ReUse Program Warehouse

Are you an artist, student, maker, DIYer, or simply love a bargain?

Stock up on affordable textile supplies to keep you busy crafting all fall/winter long.

Shop fabric, patterns, tools, notions, books, yarn, and more — in a COVID-conscious environment. With timed ticketing, social distancing, and masks required, the Occasional Shop keeps safety top of mind.

Event Details


  • Friday, Oct 1, 2021 – 2 pm – 7 pm – SOLD OUT!
  • Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 – 9 am – 4 pm


  • University of Minnesota ReUse Program Warehouse
  • 883 29th Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55414, United States
  • View on Google Maps here
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  • Timed entry tickets (Prices vary by day and entry time: Friday, $40 – $25 – $15; Saturday $10 – $5 (all fees included)
  • 1 – 2 hours of shopping time per ticket
  • 20 shoppers per time slot
  • Cashless shopping experience — Visa, Mastercard, Amex, and Discover accepted
  • Masks are required
  • Tickets are non-refundable
  • Bring your own shopping bag, but do not bring a cart.
  • Open to shoppers ages 16+. Sorry, no children allowed.
  • If you are feeling sick, have COVID-19 symptoms, or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, kindly do not attend


  • Show your emailed ticket on your mobile device (or bring a printed copy) at entry, and we will scan the QR code
  • Tickets are non-refundable

    ** Donation days have passed. Thank you to everyone who donated!


    • Free street parking on 27th Ave SE and Weeks Ave SE
    • DON’T park on 29th Ave SE itself
    • Pay parking Lot C66 across from ReUse on 29th Ave SE
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    We could use your help and expertise!

    Volunteer before the Sale Event on Tue – Wed – Thurs, Sept 21 – 23:
    Volunteer at the Sale Event – Friday, Oct 1
    Volunteer at the Sale Event – Saturday, Oct 2

    The beauty of the Garage Sale is that it brings together artists, makers, and textile lovers from across the region and provides materials at unbelievably affordable prices – all while raising significant financial support for Textile Center, and promoting better care for our environment through reuse.