Love it or hate it, it's that time of year once again, and I'm talking about the semiannual Mill Creek garage sale. This year the Fall sale is Saturday October 6th. As most people already know it is always held on the first Saturday in May and the first Saturday in October.
You can expect thousands of bargain hunters from all over the State and even visitors from as far away as Oregon and Canada. Everybody loves a bargain!
Sales usually begin around 8:00 am and the roads can be very congested. In years gone by Mill Creek City Police were on hand directing traffic but with the current budget situation that is no longer possible, so be sure to allow plenty of extra time if you need to get your car out during the sale.
The Mill Creek Garage Sale has been running for over 30 years and was originally started by the Mill Creek Community Association but now has a life of its own. Thousands of residents look forward to this event as a great opportunity to get rid of everything they no longer have a need for and at the same time make a bit of cash. Other residents plan on staying inside their home for the day or leaving town to get away from the crowds and the traffic.
The Goodwill Trailer will be located in the Mill Creek Community Association Office parking lot to accept donations of items you wish to donate or do not sell.
The hours for donating are: Saturday: 10:30 am to 7:00 pm, and Sunday: 9:00 am, to 5:00 pm
If you miss these times there is a Goodwill donation location near Martha Lake at 710 164th St, SW, Lynnwood, Wa 98087. Hours are: Mon - Sun, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.