Delaware's Largest Garage Sale Returns on Saturday

The Junior League of Wilmington’s 35th annual Whale of a Sale shopping event returns to New Castle.


If you’re a bargain hunter then you do not want to miss the Junior League of Wilmington’s Whale of a Sale, known as “Delaware’s Largest Garage Sale.” The annual shopping event—celebrating its 35th year—returns Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The sale typically attracts thousands of shoppers looking for bargains on new and gently used merchandise including antiques, toys, books, furniture, holiday items, kitchen items, clothing and much more. Popular items year after year include nearly new toys, bridesmaid dresses and sports equipment.

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Photos courtesy of the junior league of Wilmington


“The Junior League of Wilmington is celebrating the 100th anniversary of our founding in 2018, so this year’s 35th Whale of a Sale feels extra special to the League, says Angela Gustavsen, president of the Junior League of Wilmington. “We expect this year’s sale to be as exciting as ever, with great deals on high quality merchandise, and we are so grateful for the shoppers who come year after year to help support our mission.”

Admission to the sale is free, and cash and MasterCard, and Visa are accepted. The sale takes place in the New Castle Commons near the Easter Seals and the Justice of the Peace (near Route 141 and just off Route 37).

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More information:
Whale of a Sale
Saturday, Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
20 Corporate Circle, New Castle
Whale of a Sale Facebook page •

About the Junior League of Wilmington: Founded in 1918, the Junior League of Wilmington Inc. is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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