Mark Your Calendars for the 2020 White Elephant Sale

Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 4PM 

Admission is free

A San Francisco Bay Area tradition, the annual White Elephant Sale returns on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2020.  The Preview Sale – a must for serious shoppers –  is Sunday, January 26.

Known community wide as a not-to-be-missed event, the legendary Sale has become a destination for both collectors and bargain hunters. With all Sale proceeds benefiting the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), shoppers can take pride in knowing that their purchases help support OMCA educational programs, galleries, collections, exhibits and more.

So mark your calendars, come early, wear comfortable shoes and see for yourself why the White Elephant Sale has become Northern California’s biggest and best estate sale.  To get a head start on shopping, click here to see representative examples of what’s available in each department and to print a copy of the warehouse map. Have fun and good luck shopping.

The White Elephant Sale and Preview both take place in our warehouse located on the Oakland Estuary at 333 Lancaster Street, Oakland CA 94601.  Directions/Map

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Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please no strollers, shopping carts, or backpacks in the warehouse. A secure Check Stand is available at the Lancaster Street entrance to check these items while shopping but space is limited.

Sorry, no food or drinks allowed inside the warehouse.

The only animals permitted in the warehouse are service animals.

Thank you for visiting our site!

Photos on the White Elephant Sale Website are representative only. Individual items may not be available for sale.