Whale Of A Sale


Returning November 9!
3030 Bowers Street
Wilmington, DE  19802

Please join our Whale Email list and like our Facebook page to be notified of any updates and get a sneak peak of items for sale!

Since 1980, Whale of a Sale has been known as “Delaware’s Largest Garage Sale”, and is one of the state’s oldest and most time-honored fundraising sales. The Sale offers attendees high-quality, gently used and new merchandise, including children’s toys, equipment, clothing, housewares, electronics, holiday items, antiques, and furniture – all at bargain prices and just in time for holiday shopping.

This event is open to the public and attracts thousands of shoppers throughout the tri-state region. Whale of a Sale has a large number of veteran shoppers including many who have been attending for more than years. Whale shoppers include business owners stocking up on antiques and collectibles, fashion divas in leotards to make trying on clothes a snap, and savvy shoppers who recognize a good value.

Proceeds from Whale of a Sale support the Junior League of Wilmington’s mission of training women to be leaders in the community, and its community impact focus on empowering young women to achieve their full potential. Recent community outreach activities have included a one-day Youth Empowerment Summit and an empowerment workshop series; life skills workshops with the young women served by Bayard House and the Delaware Adolescent Program Inc. (DAPI), both of which serve pregnant and parenting teenagers; and advocacy efforts resulting in the passage of Erin’s Law, which requires age-appropriate sexual abuse prevention education in publicly funded schools.

Become a sponsor of the Whale of a Sale by contacting us at jlw@jlwilmington.org.