Calling all buyers! Calling all sellers!

NIU Convo Center 3rd Annual Clean SweepAre you ready to kick off the garage sale season in an ENORMOUS way? Whether it’s antiques, collectibles, sports cards, arts, crafts, garage sale items, or anything else you want to sell, the NIU Convocation Center is hosting the 3rd Annual “Convo’s Colossal Clean Sweep” on Saturday, April 30th, from 9 am-3 pm and Sunday, May 1st,  from 10 am-3 pm.

Admission will be $1 for adults and free for children 6 and under. This year’s Clean Sweep is presented by Operation Lifesaver — Rail Safety Education.

Vendors are encouraged to register by Monday, April 25th. Only indoor space will be available for rent, and depending on whether you are a commercial or non-commercial vendor, rental fees range from $20-100. The rental fee covers both Saturday and Sunday. Assistance with loading in and loading out of vendor merchandise is available.

Reserve your spot today by downloading a registration form from the NIU Convocation Center website,, or pick up a registration form at the NIU Convocation Center Box Office.

All vendors must fill out a registration form and return it to the NIU Convocation Center. Vendors can bring the registration form to the NIU Convocation Center Box Office, fax it to 815-752-6801, or mail it to: 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115.

Items prohibited from sale include, but are not limited to: guns, knives, contraband, fireworks, drugs, tires, suggestive material, and animals.

Please call 815-752-6800 or visit for more information.

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