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About The 2024 Sale

The 2024 White Elephant Sale dates:

  • Preview Sale – Sunday, January 28; $40 admission; hours 10-3. 

  • Public Shopping Days – January 31-February 3; February 7-10, 14-17, 19, 22-24; $5 per day admission; hours 10-2. 

  • Blow Out Sale – Saturday and Sunday, March 2-3; free admission but tickets required; hours 10-3. 

Tickets for the Preview Sale will be available online starting December 15th at 8 am.  Tickets for the Public Shopping Days and the Blow Out Sale will be available online starting December 20th at 8 am. Join our mailing list for updates, follow us on Facebook or Instagram, or check back here for updates.


Note: There will be a 10% surcharge on purchases during Public Shopping Days.

New at the 2024 White Elephant Sale:

  • Ticketless entry: No ticket? No problem! As space allows, each Public Shopping Day we will admit walk-ins after 11 am, after we admit all those with tickets. Walk-in shoppers pay the $5 admission fee at the door.

  • Free shopping hours: As space allows, shoppers may enter the warehouse on Public Shopping  Days at 1 pm for free to shop until we close at 2 pm.

  • Bring the kids: Children over 12 are welcome during the Public Shopping Days with a $5 admission fee.

  • Children of all ages are welcome at the free March Blow Out Sale. We cannot, however, accommodate strollers in the warehouse.

About the Sale

​The White Elephant Sale has almost 20 departments in a warehouse nearly twice the size of a football field. There is absolutely something for everyone of any age, from bassinets to bicycles, fur coats to garden flamingos, paper clips to handmade pottery, sterling silver trays to top brand sewing machines. We’ve been collecting donations all year and now it’s time for you to come shop for them.


The Preview Sale is a ticketed event for shoppers to get early access to the merchandise.

Public Shopping days give shoppers a chance to shop for $5; many come multiple times since volunteers continuously add new-to-you merchandise throughout the warehouse. The truck will be picking up donations every Public Shopping Day to ensure that new items will constantly be coming in. Note that there will be a 10% surcharge on purchases during Public Shopping Days.


The Blow Out Sale is two free days of warehouse shopping for everyone who loves a bargain.

The White Elephant Sale benefits the Oakland Museum of California.


Learn More About the White Elephant Sale 

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