It's amazing how quickly kids grow, isn't it? Fortunately, we have a solution for parents here in Hendricks County, Indiana.

Allow me to introduce you to the Here We Grow Again Kids Consignment Sale and provide you with the top 10 things to know about this incredibly valuable shopping opportunity.

1. Just the Facts 

For those who are already familiar with the Here We Grow Again Consignment Sale, here are this year's details:

2. How the Sale Works

HWGA Consignment Sale organizers Katie Roberts (left) and Katie Awwad (right).

At Here We Grow Again, parents from across Central Indiana bring gently used kids' clothes, toys, furniture and more to sell at huge discounts over four days. As Hendricks County's original consignment sale and the largest in the Indianapolis area, it features more than 126,000 items spread across two massive rooms offering a shopping mecca without paying full retail prices.

3. Make a List and Have a Plan 

So...much...STUFF to choose from at the Here We Grow Again Consignment Sale!

With 126,000 items available, the sale can feel overwhelming, even with its organization. Without a list or plan, you might end up with nice-to-have items rather than necessities. Prioritize your needs like a stroller or high chair, and set a budget beforehand to stay on track. Make a list, stick to your plan, and manage your spending to make the most of the sale.

4. Leave the Kids at Home

Here We Grow Again Infant Bouncers (Photo Courtesy of Here We Grow Again Facebook Page) 

The Here We Grow Again Consignment Sale is bustling with shoppers, their friends, and their families. Navigating with strollers can be challenging, and it's easy to feel overwhelmed in the crowd, especially with active children. Given the time it takes to browse through such a vast selection, leaving impatient family members at home can ensure a more enjoyable shopping experience.

5. New Moms in 2024

Here We Grow Again Strollers (Photo Courtesy of Here We Grow Again Facebook Page) 

Here We Grow Again wants to help expecting moms get a jump start on shopping their consignment sale by offering New Moms in 2024 tickets! These tickets will get you into the sale a day before the public, on Tuesday, March 12!

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6. Are You a Hero?

 Here We Grow Again Girls Shoes (Photo Courtesy of Here We Grow Again Facebook Page)

Here We Grow Again wants to honor members of the military, police officers, firefighters, EMTs, nurses, hospital staff, teachers, therapists and other heroes.

If you fit in one of those categories, you can get early access a day before the consignment sale opens to the public with access on Tuesday, March 12 from 5-8 p.m.

7. Buy a Golden Ticket

 Here We Grow Again Dress Up Costumes (Photo Courtesy of Here We Grow Again Facebook Page)

For just under $30, anyone can purchase a Golden Ticket and shop a day early -- on Tuesday, March 13 from 4 to 8 p.m. Shoppers get first dibs on all of the best items before the sale is open to the public.

8. HWGA Big Bag Presale

Here We Grow Again Books (Photo Courtesy of Here We Grow Again Facebook Page)

Not sure about a Golden Ticket but still want a jump start on the sale before the general public gets access? For just $7.49, you can purchase a Big Bag Presale ticket that gets you in to shop an hour before everyone else on Wednesday, March 13 at 9 a.m.

9. Discount Days 

Here We Grow Again Girls Clothes (Photo Courtesy of Here We Grow Again Facebook Page)

With hopes of getting rid of all the inventory, nearly every item will be discounted on Friday and Saturday. Take advantage of the discounts with 25% off specially marked items on Friday, March 15, and 50% off on Saturday, March 16.

10. Help Other Moms

Here We Grow Again Volunteer (Photo Courtesy of Here We Grow Again Website)

The team that helps put on the event are the heart of the sale. It's a community event and lots of folks help every season.

You can help make this a special event for local moms by signing up to set up, tear down, help customers or keep things tidy during the sale. All you have to do is: 

  1. Make an account on the HWGA website
  2. Sign up on the portal
  3. Select the shifts you'd like to work

Becoming a team member does come with perks! You can earn Grow Bucks when you sign up for shifts that can then be used to purchase items at the sale!