2017 Spring Consignment Sales in Cincinnati

As you box up the sweaters and flannel, and open up last year’s shorts and tanks, you’re probably wondering who all these tiny pieces of clothing belong to. Certainly not your kids, who have grown six inches since the fall!

Before you panic and run up a hefty bill at Old Navy, take a deep breath and start organizing! Pull all of the clothes that you no longer need, and put them aside to consign at one of the following sales. Then, take inventory of what you need, mark your calendars, make a budget — and shop ’til you drop at these spring consignment sales in Cincinnati!

Changing Hands Sale

When: Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Madeira Elementary School, 7840 Thomas Dr., Madeira, OH
There’s a $1 cash fee for entry. Cash and credit cards are accepted for both the pre-sale and regular sale. Please note that checks are no longer accepted at checkout. Click here for information on becoming a consignor!

Tri State Multiples Children’s Clothing, Toys & Equipment Sale

When: Saturday, March 4 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Scarlet Oaks Career Campus, 300 Scarlet Oaks Dr, Cincinnati
All sellers have triplets or more in their family and have LOTS of gently used clothing, toys and equipment ready to sell! General admission is $1 (cash only); credit cards are accepted at check out with a $2 convenience fee. Bake sale on site for snacking while you shop!

2017 Spring Everything for Kids Sale!

When: Saturday, March 11 from 9-11:30 a.m.
Where: Receptions Conference Center, 1379 Donaldson Hwy, Erlanger, KY
The Northern Kentucky Mothers of Multiples’ semi-annual children’s clothing, toy, & equipment sale is open to the public – not just for twins’ families! Admission is $1 per person, and kids 12 and under are free. Credit Cards accepted at checkout with a $3 service fee.

Faith MOPS Baby and Kids Spring Sale

When: Saturday, March 11 from 8-11 a.m.
Where: Faith Chruch, 5910 Price Rd., Milford, OH
Bring $1 cash/adult to cover the admission fee. Credit cards accepted with a $1 surcharge.

SandsBox Sale

When: Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Line starts at 7 a.m.
Where: Sands Montessori Elementary School, 6421 Corbly Rd., Cincinnati, OH
Admission is $1 per adult, cash only. Items for sale start as low as $.50. Cash or credit will be accepted at checkout. All proceeds go directly to Sands Montessori to support classrooms, students and teachers.

Editor’s note: In our March 2017 print magazine, we incorrectly listed the date for the SandsBox sale as March 11. We apologize for any confusion.

McCormick Feather the Nest Sale

When: Sat., March 18 from 8 a.m.-noon
Where: McCormick Elementary, 751 Loveland-Miamiville Rd, Loveland, OH
Dozens of consignors and vendors are anticipated to be there selling new or gently used baby & kids clothes (sizes newborn to teen), toys, & gear. There is a $1 admission fee for each adult. Cash Only & All Sales Final. A limited number of Early Bird passes for admission beginning at 7:30 AM will be sold at the door for $5 each.

Rhea Lana’s

When: Sunday, March 19 through Thursday, March 23 (see website for full schedule)
Where: Forest Fair Village, 600 Cincinnati Mills Drive, Cincinnati, OH
Rhea Lana’s is a semi-annual second-hand sale held at various locations nationwide. This children’s-consignment-meets-boutique event features high-quality children’s clothing, shoes, furniture, toys, books, DVDs, baby equipment and maternity items. Check website for details on special discount days, as well as information on how to consign.

Anything for Kids Sale

When: Saturday, April 8 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Lakota East High School, 6840 Lakota Ln., Liberty Township, OH
Sale organized by West Chester Mothers of Twins and More Club, and is open to anyone in the public — not just for parents of twins. Admission is $1, cash only.

Almost all of the organizations listed above host fall sales as well, so be sure to ask about future sale dates. Meanwhile, if you want to score a few secondhand steals in between sales, check out one of the following Cincinnati consignment retailers:
Little Sprouts Boutique

6208 Tylersville Road, Mason, Ohio

Enjoy a boutique atmosphere with resale prices. With more than 30,000 items, you are sure to find something for your little sprout.

Once Upon A Child

(9 locations in the Greater Cincinnati/Dayton area)

This well-known resale chain is one of our favorites, and for good reason. You can find kids’ clothing, shoes, sports uniforms and Halloween costumes — all at a fraction of what you’d spend at the mall. And, your kids will also love shopping at Once Upon A Child with you; the toy department is as comprehensive as any big retailer’s.

{Cincinnati Parent tip: sign up for Once Upon A Child’s email list — they send out amazing sales every week!}

Plato’s Closet

(7 locations in the Greater Cincinnati/Dayton area)

Plato’s Closet is the older sibling of Once Upon a Child and stocks the top brands, trends and styles for tweens and teens. (Need something for yourself? Head to Clothes Mentor and get the full celebrity treatment with a free personal shopper session!)

Reruns for Wee Ones

Two locations: 5353 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield, OH and 8142 Princeton-Glendale Rd, West Chester, OH 45069

This family-owned operation is now known as the “Largest Children’s Resale Shop” in the city. Reruns buys and sells apparel, toys, maternity and more.

The Snooty Fox

(10 locations around Cincinnati)

The Snooty Fox is an upscale consignment store that sells like-new, brand name clothing. If you have clothing to sell, consider opening an account. Or, for a one-time fee of $20, you can drop off your clothing, then check back periodically to see what’s sold (and get cold, hard cash).

With so many secondhand sales and stores in our area, you’ll never pay full-price again! And if you choose to consign some of your kids’ gently used items, you may even come out ahead!

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