Carson City community-wide garage sale set for Aug. 16 |

Carson City community-wide garage sale set for Aug. 16

Special to the Nevada Appeal

The website,, has launched a community yard sale event for Northern Nevada this summer. The event is a four-city stop, offering a specific day of yard sales in each city of Reno, Gardnerville, Sparks and Carson. intends to bring a larger community to garage sales while participants can donate to a local nonprofit through the site.

“Organized city yard sales offer more traffic for hosts and more stops for shoppers,” said founder, Anthony Sullivan. “It’s a win for everybody who loves the culture of garage sale Saturdays.”

Interested hosts can register online at, where they submit their address, an image of their house if they so choose, and description of hot items they will be selling. Shoppers can pull the list and map of each location for free.

Each event benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada. Drop off spots for Reno and Sparks will also be designated for each city, where remaining unsold items may be donated to the nonprofit.

Dates for each city are: Sparks (July 26), Gardnerville (July 26), Reno (Aug. 9), and Carson (Aug. 16). For more information visit: