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World's Largest Garage Sale

Garage SaleVendors from across the nation and more than 100,000 shoppers descend upon Warrensburg every October for the World's Largest Garage Sale, held annually the weekend before Columbus Day. The World's Largest Garage Sale has something to offer everyone from antiques, memorabilia, clothing, furniture, electronics, children's items and so much more. This year we are offering shuttle service to and from The Thurman train station to the Warrensburg Recreation Field. You can avoid traffic and enjoy the scenic train ride. Once you arrive you can depart on foot to visit all the various vendors and sales or you can choose to utilize our free in town shuttle service with various bus stops in Warrensburg.

This year The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Saratoga & North Creek Railway to offer special “Garage Sale Train Tickets” for the low price of $20 per person round trip. Price includes round trip train ticket and shuttle bus service in Thurman. Board the train at Saratoga Depot and ride to Thurman Station. During the 1.5 hour ride, enjoy the beauty of the fall foliage. Once at Thurman Station, connect with one of the many shuttle buses running from Thurman Station to the Warrensburg Recreation Field. Once you arrive you can depart on foot to visit all the various vendors and sales or you can choose to utilize our free in town shuttle service with various bus stops in Warrensburg. For more information on train tickets visit www.sncrr.com.

Family Fun Zone
This year The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is creating a family friendly fun zone at The Warrensburg Recreation Field located on Library Avenue within walking distance of Main Street. Take a break from shopping to recharge and enjoy some musical entertainment & fun for the family. The Family Fun Zone will feature a Nascar simulator presented by the Army National Guard, music by local musician Dylan Joseph, a playground area for the kids, local artisans, World’s Largest Garage Sale maps and information about the town of Warrensburg and the surrounding areas. Join us for The World’s Largest Garage October 4th & 5th from 9am to dusk.

Future Dates
2014: October 4-5
2015: October 3-4

2014 Forms & Information
2014 Vendor Map [PDF]
WLGS Vendor Survey
Merchant Vendor Registration [PDF]
Food Vendor Registration [PDF]
• Rules, Guidelines & Information [PDF]
Train and Bus Information [PDF]

Updated Parking Information
The Warrensburg Town Board has passed a parking resolution to restrict parking in some locations during the World’s Largest Garage Sale Weekend.  The restrictions are by request from the fire department for the safe navigation of emergency vehicles.  The changes are as follows:

  • Free parking at the Warren County Fairgrounds on Schroon River Road with free shuttle service
  • No Parking on Emerson Avenue
  • No Parking on the North side of Library Street to James Street
  • No North side parking on Stewart Farrar Avenue and Hackensack Avenue
  • No Parking on either side of 2nd Avenue
  • Restricted street parking
    • NO PARKING: Elm Street, Emerson Avenue, Second Avenue, Hackensack Avenue, Adirondack Avenue, Park Street, Marcus Bruce Park
    • RESTRICTED PARKING: Library Avenue (North Side to James Street), Stewart Farrar Avenue (North Side Only)
Parking the following in any public right-of-way (street, sidewalk) is prohibited:
  • Recreational vehicles (RV’s)
  • Travel Trailers
  • Tractor Trailers
  • Trailers (attached or unattached)
Garage Sale shoppers may use one of four exits off I-87:
  • Exit 22 Lake George - Proceed north on Route 9
  • Exit 23 Warrensburg
  • Exit 24 Bolton Landing - Proceed south on Schroon River Road to free parking and/or straight into Warrensburg
  • Exit 25 Chestertown - Proceed south on Route 8 then head south on Route 9 to Warrensburg
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