Warehouse Site

The information on this page answers questions about the March 2020 White Elephant Sale.

Where is the Sale held?

The White Elephant Sale and Preview Sale both take place in a permanent warehouse site at 333 Lancaster Street, located on the Oakland Estuary.    
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How large is the warehouse and how do I find my way around?

Our vast warehouse is 96,000 square feet and includes 20 different selling departments.
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Are animals allowed in the warehouse?

No animals are permitted in the warehouse, with the exception of service animals.

Are food or drinks allowed in the warehouse?

No. Food and drinks (except bottled water) are not allowed in the warehouse.

Are strollers, shopping carts or backpacks allowed in the warehouse?

No.  These items are not permitted and need to be checked.  We do provide a secure Check Stand location where you can check these items while you shop. The location is at the Lancaster Street entrance to the warehouse and is designated as a Check Stand area. Click here for a  warehouse map.

Is there a secure place to leave my purchases as I continue to shop?

There is a Check Stand location at the Derby Avenue entrance where you can leave items you have already purchased. Click here for a  warehouse map.

Is there transportation to and from the warehouse?

Yes.  During both the Preview and the White Elephant Sale a free shuttle provides transportation between the Fruitvale BART station and the warehouse. The shuttle will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sale days.  


Is parking available near the warehouse?

Parking is available but it is limited.  We recommend whenever possible coming by carpool or taking public transportation. There is free parking in the Fruitvale BART garage on weekends.  


Is handicapped parking available?

A limited number of handicapped parking spaces are available on the Derby Avenue side adjacent to the warehouse. There is ramp access at both entrances to the warehouse.