Community Garage Sale

Maine Township’s 15th annual 80-family Community Garage Sale will be held, rain or shine, Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 9 AM to 3 PM in the parking lot of Maine Township Town Hall, 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge. Space reservations for Maine Township residents will be accepted beginning August 5 at 9 AM and on August 12 at 9 AM for all others. Spaces are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and always sell out quickly.

All shoppers can register to win one of two kids bicycles that will be given away. Free coffee will be provided courtesy of Maine Township Supervisor Laura J. Morask, and donuts and lunch items will be available to purchase. Don’t miss this popular event filled with bargains and fun for the whole family!

The event is organized by the MaineStay Youth & Family Services Department of Maine Township and last year was sponsored by Chicago Behavioral Hospital, International Bank of Chicago, Journal & Topics Newspapers, Senior News 50 and Better, Suburban Resource Guide for Seniors, Law Offices of Laura J. Morask, Barton Event Management, Warehouse Direct, Parkway Bank, Republic Services, State Representative Michael McAuliffe, State Senator Laura Murphy, Garvey’s Office Products, Arrow Road Construction, and Costco.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Adventure Maine Township Summer Camp and the Township’s Emergency Food Pantry. The camp program, coordinated by the Township’s MaineStay division, gives at-risk youth, ages 8 through 13, the opportunity to participate in cultural and recreational experiences to which they may not otherwise have access. The Maine Township Food Pantry serves an average of over 200 families per month throughout the year and even more during holiday periods, but the demand never ends.

How to Get Involved

  • Reserve a space to sell your own treasures
  • Become a sponsor to help promote your business
  • Make a financial donation
  • Come by to shop on the day of the sale

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in becoming a sponsor? View our sponsorship levels and fill out a sponsorship commitment form. Thank you to last year’s sponsors for their generous support of this event:

Garage Sale Space Reservations

To reserve a space you will need to fill out a registration form. Registration form must be submitted in person. Payment by cash or check only must be made at the time of the reservation. There are no refunds on spaces once purchased for any reason. Spaces are available for the following fees:

  • $25 for 8′ x 16′ outdoor space
  • $30 for 8′ x 16′ premium outdoor space
  • Table rentals are available for $10 additional
  • $75 for indoor space inside the garage (fee includes table rental)

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or obtaining a space, please contact Anne at 847-297-2510 x272 or