With the changing of the seasons, you may realize that all of your kids’ spring and summer clothes no longer fit. Get rid of those clothes and get new-to-you ones at the same time with consignment. Spring means annual consignment sales aplenty around Des Moines. Clean out your closets, so you can fill them back up again!
Des Moines Mom is proud to partner with Just Between Friends to bring you our guide to Spring Consignment Sales. Mark your calendars to support local moms!
Check out our list of events and stores to find what works best for you and get organizing!
Just Between Friends
Spring Sales Event
IA State Fairgrounds – 4-H Exhibits Building
Kids grow so fast. Whether you are looking to declutter the excess toys and clothing items in your home, save money on the items your kids need for this spring/summer, or just want to do better for the environment, help is here. Just Between Friends (JBF) brings a community of moms and dads together twice a year for a huge pop-up sale of all gently used or new children’s items. When you sell at JBF, you are keeping items out of the landfill and helping your neighbors find affordable clothing for their kids. When you shop at JBF, you are saving money while supporting another family in the community. Good for the earth. Good for the community. Good for you.
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Spring 2022 Consignment Sales in Des Moines
Zion Lutheran Church, 4300 Beaver Ave., Des Moines
The Mothers of Multiples sale features gently used clothes from preemie to 14/16 as well as maternity clothes from families blessed with twins, triplets, and more. Shoppers will find THOUSANDS of items that have been tagged for sale by DMMOM members. Items include clothing, bedding, swings, bicycles, play tables, chairs, equipment, and much more. The sellers are families with multiples, but this sale is open to everyone.
Valley West Mall, 1551 Valley West Drive, West Des Moines
Rhea Lana’s, Inc. is an upscale children’s consignment event. The sale includes children’s clothes, shoes, toys, books, baby equipment, furniture, nursery bedding, maternity clothing, nursing accessories, and more. They also carry video games, sports accessories, and more at affordable prices.
March 21-April 3
200 E. Army Post Road, Des Moines
Kid’s Closet Connection features kid’s clothes newborn thru teen, maternity, toys, books, baby gear, and toys. The Des Moines Kid’s Closet Connection franchise is run by CJ and Bryant Buelow, who have two boys and first shopped the “Closet” sales in Arizona before they moved back to Iowa and established the franchise in Des Moines.
Knapp Animal Learning Center, Iowa State Fairgrounds, 3000 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines
This is a huge sale with gently used children’s, teen, and maternity clothing; toys; books; furniture; and more.
>> Related read: Where to donate items in Des Moines <<
Consignment Stores in Des Moines
Need a place now or to consistently drop off and shop? Check out one of the many consignment shops around the metro for kids’ clothes, toys, gear, as well maternity wear.
10201 University Ave
Clive, IA 50325
Once Upon a Child
10465 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322
Me N Mommy To Be
1690 SE Delaware Avenue
Ankeny, Iowa 50021
Duck Worth Wearing
2410 SW White Birch Dr UNIT 102
Ankeny, IA 50023
Where The Child Things Are
1551 Valley West Drive, Suite 175
West Des Moines, IA 50266
These sales and stores are a great resource to sell YOUR gently used items. Find specifics about how to do so on their websites.
Happy shopping (or selling). Check out these tips for being successful on both ends of the consignment sale spectrum!