Lovers of vintage and second-hand shopping, your weekend is shaping up to be a good one because the national Garage Sale Trail is about to hit and with it, so are a bunch of amazing sales, markets and special events where you can get your retro shopping fix.
There are more than 900 sales happening in Perth alone as part of the event, so mapping out your trail is quite a task. We’ve put together this hit-list, featuring some of the very best sales going on around town—from high-end vintage and second-hand designer sales to community marketplaces, these are the essential spots to include on your trail.
High-End Vintage & Pre-Loved
Featherhorse & Friends At Stackwood
Stylist, creative director and interior designer Lisa Quinn-Schofield of Featherhorse Studio is gathering up a bunch of like-minded mates for this year’s sale and boy, is it going to be good. More than 15 different local businesses will be taking over Stackwood for this ultimate garage sale, offering second-hand and pre-loved wares, clothing, art and furniture. Expect to see The Picker Concept, Studio Atelier, Jody D’Arcy and Ascher Smith, among many stylish others!
Location: 10 Stack Street, Fremantle
Blogger Garage Sale
Some of Perth’s top bloggers are getting together to sell off their barely worn designer pieces for this epic garage sale and you are not going to want to miss it! The best wardrobe sale in town, you can expect to get your hands on brands like Ellery, Acne Studios, Equipment, Keepsake, Shona Joy, Talulah and way more—all for bargain prices, too.
Location: 60 Joel Terrace, Mount Lawley
Interior design lovers, this one’s for you! This sale will be offering all things minimalistic and Nordic-inspired, including new and pre-loved Scandinavian furnishings—everything from ottomans and cushions to vases, trays and handmade Christmas ornaments!
Location: 261 Cedric Street, Balcatta
The Picker Concept’s Studio Launch
The Picker Concept is a long-standing Garage Sale Trail supporter and they’re back again with this massive sale—made even bigger this year with the launch of their brand new studio space! In case you missed it, The Picker Concept are purveyors of amazing, individually picked vintage furniture and homewares—so be sure to bring your big-person wallet. Oh, they also put on an array of baked goods, but we recommend getting in there early if you don’t want to miss out.
Location: 26 Murphy Street, O’Connor
Corner Store & Friends
Hit up your favourite eclectic homewares store in Freo to find a whole collective of bric a brac and retro goods. Corner Store & Friends will be selling vintage and designer clothing, retro art prints, antique furniture and collectables, in true Corner Store style. A great one for a pit stop, they’ll also be hosting Mostly Sometimes Cafe so you can get your caffeine fix before rummaging.
Location: 147 South Terrace, South Fremantle
Lily And The Angel
Local cafe Lily and the Angel will be hosting this charming little sale offering quality vintage and pre-loved clothing and accessories. The best part? All the cake and coffee you’ll be able to consume amid your browsing!
Location: 575 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove
The Big ANTZ Garage Sale
East Victoria Park
Coffee lovers, you need to get yourself to this sale above all else. One of Perth’s favourite coffee shops, Ants Inya Pantz, will be selling off an assortment of coffee products, flavoured syrups, shelving, and a bunch of other miscellaneous, coffee-related goods. Time to supercharge your home coffee!
Location: 732 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park
Kimono & Crafts
If you’re looking for something super kitsch, this cute little Kimono & Crafts sale might be just the ticket. Expect vintage kimonos, fabrics of all sorts, craft goods and amazing Japanese collectables!
Location: 27 Kent Street, Victoria Park
Tiki Queen Vintage Clear Out Eruption
Home to some of Perth’s most affordable genuine and original vintage, Tiki Queen Vintage is a pretty-sure thing when it comes to this weekend’s sale trail. This is the time they clear out the old to make way for the new—so expect to find pieces starting from as low as $5 to $10! And yes—expect serious Tiki theming, including a backyard volcano.
Location: 313 Preston Point Road, Attadale
Because you can never have enough greenery in your life, the Succulent City sale is about to shower you with succulents of all shapes, sizes and price-tags! Starting as cheap as five bucks, this one has you covered no matter your budget!
Location: 211 Riseley Street, Booragoon
Monster Garage Sale At Cat Haven
If you feel like your market-shopping should go hand-in-hand with a good cause, this one’s for you! Head to the Cat Haven to find lots of pre-loved clothing and wares, books, bric-a-brac, collectables, craft items and toys—with all proceeds going to the kitties.
Location: 23 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park
Lake Monger Market
If you’re after something a bit more vibrant where you can make the most of Perth’s beautiful spring weather, head straight to the Lake Monger Market, an awesome community event with heaps of market stalls! Expect all the familiar market-day bells and whistles—live music, food trucks and activities.
Location: 40 Dodd Street, Wembley
Mary Street Marketplace
Spend your day waltzing the tree-lined Mary Street as you rummage through pre-loved designer and vintage clothing and accessories thanks to the Mary St. Marketplace. Top it all off with the double-doughnut treat—Mary Street Bakery at one end and Chu Bakery at the other!
Location: 18 Mary Street, Highgate
City of Fremantle’s Garage Sale
The residents of Fremantle are teaming up to bring you this big bargain bonanza! Get rummaging through more than 35 community stalls selling their treasures—everything from pre-loved clothing to homewares and handmade goods—plus food and coffee trucks.
Location: 81 Knutsford Street, Fremantle
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