FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
EVENT DELAY FAQ
If you can’t make our rescheduled date, please reach out to Sara Henry at email@example.com for a refund.
If you already purchased a space and can make it, no need to reach out – we’ll keep your reservation on file and will be ready for you in September.
Early Bird admission is $10 per person and begins at 7am. General Admission is $5 per person from 8am. Children 12 and under are FREE.
Restrooms are located within the indoor garage sale booth area in the South Lobby. There will be a few porta-potties placed throughout the outside area.
Porta-potties are located just outside the entrances for your convenience.
Concession stands will be open inside the venue as well as a portable cart in the outside area.
Indoor spaces are 10x10.
Outdoor spaces will consist of 3 parking spaces (side by side).
The biggest complaint from our previous garage sale events were that there were too many business booths and it felt like a trade show. Therefore, ONLY our sponsors will be permitted to be onsite at the event.
Yes, however all items for sale must be used and nonprofits are NOT permitted to solicit donations.
No. Family Arena will be selling all concessions and the selling of beverages and/or prepared food items is prohibited. Please contact Sara Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions on this.
Yes, as long as you are not a commercial business owner. No trade show exhibitors or independent sales contractors (Mary Kay, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Lularoe, Scentsy, Norwex, Premier Jewelry, ItWorks, etc.) will be permitted to display at the event. If you are uncertain how you’re classified, please contact Sara Henry at email@example.com.
Indoor exhibitors will have an assigned space(s). While we cannot guarantee placement, please email Sara Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to August 21, 2020 and we will do our best to accommodate your request. Requests made after August 21, 2020 will not be honored. If you purchased multiple spaces under one name, those spaces will be placed together unless otherwise requested.
Outdoor exhibitors will be placed on a first come, first served basis. We cannot guarantee placement next to another vendor. If you would like to be placed together, please coordinate with the vendor(s) and arrive at Family Arena at the same time. We will do our best place your spaces together.
If spaces are available online, please place a second reservation and note your original order. This will allow us to match your name and place all your spots together.
If spaces are sold out, we unfortunately cannot accommodate additional spaces. Please be creative with your display and respect the vendors next to you.
All vendors (indoor and outdoor) MUST bring everything they need for set-up, including tables and chairs. Electricity will not be available for any vendors.
Any outdoor vendor using a tent must also provide tent weights.
PLEASE NOTE: No gasoline, diesel, or propane fueled generators are allowed inside the Family Arena.
Concrete parking lot.
Yes, you can feel at ease using our very secure shopping cart system. Our current system is provided by Shopify and authenticated through authorize.net – two gold standard companies for merchant service providers.
Refunds for vendor spaces are available until August 21, 2020. After August 21, all purchases are final and no refunds will be available. If you would like a refund, please email Sara Henry at email@example.com.
Yes! Click here to download and print the Terms & Conditions that all vendors must agree to in order to participate in the event.
Please email Sara Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org for all questions regarding registration.
Please bring a valid form of identification with you. You do not need to bring any verification of your online order.
Vendors will have the option of Saturday or Sunday set up.
- Saturday, September 5, 2020: Early Bird set-up will take place from 10am – 4pm. Box trucks and trailers (of any kind) are only allowed in the vending/sales area during this time. They will NOT be allowed in the vendor/sales area on Sunday morning.
- Sunday, September 6, 2020: Day-Of set up will take place from 4:30am until 6:30am. Pickup trucks with no trailers and cars ONLY will be allowed in the vendor/sales area Sunday morning. No box trucks and no trailers will be allowed. No exceptions.
All vendors and their helpers must be onsite in the vendor/sales area no later than 6:45am on Sunday with their designated credentials. If you or your helpers do not have credentials, you will run the risk of being charged an admission fee.
There will be overnight security for those exhibitors choosing to do the Early Bird set-up.
Indoor exhibitors: Hubbard Radio St. Louis and Family Arena will have a limited number of carts available to help with setup. Staff will not be available to assist with load in or set up. Vendors are responsible for their own set up in its entirety.
Outdoor exhibitors: Hubbard Radio St. Louis and Family Arena will NOT have carts or staff available to help with setup. Vendors are responsible for their own set up in its entirety.
If your reservation is incorrect, please alert a Hubbard Radio St. Louis staff member. We will get everything corrected as soon as possible. Please refrain from taking anything from another vendor or moving spaces on your own.
If you purchased an outdoor spot, you may park your car or trailer in your spot. However, all vehicles and items must fit within your spot. All outdoor spots will consist of 3 parking spaces. Set ups cannot overflow into additional vendor spaces.
If you purchased an indoor spot or cannot fit your car in your outdoor space, you must park in general parking. Cars parked outside of designated areas will be towed or ticketed at the owner’s expense.
Upon check-in, each vendor will be given 4 wristbands per space purchased that will allow entry/re-entry into the event at no charge. Any vendor or helper who does not have a wristband will be charged an admission fee.
Safety is our number one priority. We are expecting large crowds and will not allow any vehicles to enter/exit the vendor area until 1:00pm at the earliest. Vehicle entry is at the sole discretion of Hubbard Radio St. Louis. Sorry for any inconvenience.
All items brought with you are your responsibility. Please make sure that you have a vehicle or form of transportation to take any items with you that do not sell at the event. Any items left onsite will be discarded during cleanup. Hubbard Radio St. Louis and Family Arena will not be responsible for lost or left merchandise.
Please find any member of the New Country 92.3 team wearing a STAFF badge. They will be able to get you in contact with a member of the marketing team for answers.
World’s Largest Garage Sale is a rain or shine event. Please check the forecast beforehand and be prepared for any weather event with extra tents, tarps, tent weights, etc.