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Kim Berghuis and her daughter, Kelsey, had a garage sale over Labor Day weekend and sold mostly clothing and toys. Berghuis also likes to shop at garage sales. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Garage sales boom Labor Day weekend

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Garage sales have been popular this summer as people look for ways to save money.

"It's a big deal, especially with the tough economic times," said Rebecca Sharp, who was having a garage sale in Park Rapids with her parents over the weekend.


Her family usually has garage sales during holiday weekends. The first sale is Memorial Day weekend. Then, they have sales around the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends.

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