Dupaco Community-Wide Garage Sales

Community-Wide Garage Sales 

Why does Dupaco sponsor the garage sale event? As a credit union, Dupaco is about people, thrift, and the community. That's also what the Community-Wide Garage Sale is about, and why it's a perfect fit for us.

Dupaco's community-wide garage sales ended the 2016 season with over 790 registered sales in the following communities: Dubuque, Manchester, Platteville, Cedar Rapids, and Carroll.

Stay tuned for 2017 dates to be announced by January 1, 2017!

Here's how you can participate in the Community-Wide Garage Sale in 2017:

  • Host a sale and register your sale. Registering a sale is absolutely FREE, and is a community service made possible by Dupaco and garage sale sponsors in each community. When registration opens, register your sale here at no cost for free publicity online and in the printed directory. Then, stop by any Dupaco branch and pick up a free sale kit with price stickers, signage, balloons and more.

  • Shop at local garage sales. When the sale dates near and garage sales are registered, their locations—along with a description of sale items—can be searched online. Save your favorite sales, and create a printable shopping route online, all at no cost! Printed directories, including a map of registered sale locations, sale times and descriptions, will also be made available the week of the sales.

Have questions about the Community-Wide Garage Sale? See our Frequently Asked Questions below, give us a call at 800-373-7600 or email marketing@dupaco.com.

 
Dubuque Garage Sale
Dubuque Garage Sale Sponsors

Dubuque Garage Sale Sponsors

 

Manchester Garage Sale

Manchester Garage Sale Sponsors

 

Platteville Garage Sale

Platteville Garage Sale Sponsors

 

Cedar Rapids Garage Sale

Cedar Rapids Garage Sale Sponsors

 

Carroll Garage Sale

Carroll Garage Sale Sponsors

 

 
Comments (6)
car for sale
Jim
 • 103 days 10 hrs 22 mins ago
Can I list a car for sale? If so how?
 

Re: car for sale
Dupaco Moderator
 • 103 days 10 hrs 9 mins 6 secs ago

Hi Jim, yes, you can list a car on your garage sale! When you create your new sale on the garage sale site, there is a Vehicles category, and you can select the vehicle type that you're trying to sell.

 

car for sale
Jim
 • 103 days 10 hrs 22 mins ago
Can I list a car for sale? If so how?
 

Re: car for sale
Dupaco Moderator
 • 103 days 10 hrs 9 mins 6 secs ago

Hi Jim, yes, you can list a car on your garage sale! When you create your new sale on the garage sale site, there is a Vehicles category, and you can select the vehicle type that you're trying to sell.

 

community question
Jacob
 • 114 days 9 mins 30 secs ago
do you have to be in the cities listed to post? for example Maquoketa city wide is on April 16th would we be able to post and get the kit or is it only for those cities?
 

Re: community question
Dupaco Moderator
 • 113 days 11 hrs 38 mins 21 secs ago

Hi Jacob, we keep our sales within a close proximity to the communities they mainly reside in. In addition, the Maquoketa sale is a different date than the Dubuque area, so we would not publish them.

 

old format
Dubuquer
 • 214 days 3 hrs 21 mins 49 secs ago
I would have to agree with Georgia- the way it was put together last year was super confusing. I had no idea what anyone had-was very disapointed in the set up. Please go back to listing...Also Thanks for having this every year!
 

Re: old format
Dupaco Moderator
 • 208 days 5 hrs 21 mins 20 secs ago

Thank you for your feedback. We're looking for a way to organize the printed sale directory so that it is useful to users, but doesn't require as many hours to assemble. Organizing the sales by quadrant (aka neighborhood) was done for years by hand in each of the communities we host a sale. As you can imagine, it is a big task requiring several days of work with the added complication of having printer deadlines. However, we'll keep looking for ways to better organize and present sale info to shoppers!

 

old format
Georgia
 • 452 days 6 hrs 34 mins 51 secs ago
please go back to the way you listed garage sales last year....many people complaining about not being able to find the sales this year because you didn't post them by area they are in!! But thanks also for having this every year!!
 

Re: old format
Dupaco Moderator
 • 450 days 6 hrs 21 mins 27 secs ago

Georgia, since the community sales have grown, the process of manually putting each sale into a map quadrant has become very time intensive, so we opted not to group sales by map quadrant in the directory this year. We'll put it into our notes to discuss again next year. Thanks!

 

Asbury Garage Sales
Christina
 • 462 days 7 hrs 45 mins 9 secs ago
Hi. Why isn't there an Asbury Community Site? Asbury is different that Dubuque and it would be nice to post and ad. Thanks
 

Re: Asbury Garage Sales
Dupaco Moderator
 • 460 days 9 hrs 34 mins 5 secs ago

The City of Asbury coordinates their own sale, and typically Asbury sales are on a different weekend than Dubuque's. Asbury sales happening on the same weekend as Dubuque's can be entered on our site and will receive publicity. Thanks!

 

Bring back street search!!!
Shirley Armstrong
 • 471 days 12 hrs 58 mins 27 secs ago
In the past one could enter the street name and see if any sales were on certain streets. Easy to plan a route on day of sale. I cannot find this on the new site--if you did away with that feature many are saying we REALLY miss this feature.
 

Re: Bring back street search!!!
Dupaco Moderator
 • 471 days 9 hrs 46 mins 41 secs ago

Shirley, You can still search by exact address or street name, but we are presently working on improving the accuracy of searching with street name. If you have questions, email me at jhanniford@dupaco.com.

 

Post a Comment

Please provide your information. Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.
 
Name:
Email:
Comment Title:
Comment:
 
Security:
Please enter the code shown in the image
 
 
 

Thank you. Your comment is being reviewed and if approved, will be posted shortly.