Mark your calendars for 22 October 2023, as the grand hall of the 'Schluechthaus' in Luxembourg City transforms into a bustling eco-friendly marketplace, offering a curated collection of second-hand clothes and books, aimed at promoting sustainability and reducing waste.

On 22 October 2023, from 10am to 4pm, the grand hall of the 'Schluechthaus' will transform into a bustling second-hand market. Amidst the blend of nostalgic architecture and vibrant energy, attendees will find a diverse array of pre-loved clothes and books, an effort spearheaded by the municipality of Luxembourg City to promote sustainability and counteract climate change.

Participate as a seller

Individuals looking to rehome quality clothing can reserve their space at the market by emailing by 14 October 2023. The event is accommodating cars until 9.30am and again from 4.30pm, allowing people to bring their goods to the location. Sellers should bring their display equipment and will be provided with a space, table, and bench. Items authorised for sale include adult and children's clothing, footwear, jewelry, and fashion accessories in good condition.

Book donation and sale

Book enthusiasts can donate their collections from 4pm to 7pm, 17-20 October, at the Schluechthaus. Donors will receive a voucher worth up to €5, which can be redeemed at the second-hand book sale on the event day. All proceeds will be donated to charitable causes, combining the joys of reading with the spirit of giving.

Event details for visitors

Hosted at 5, rue de l’Abattoir, L-1111 Luxembourg, the event is easily accessible via P+R Bouillon / AVL line 15 ('Schluechthaus' stop), making your journey to sustainable shopping convenient. Admission to the market is free, inviting one and all to explore the curated collection of clothes and books.

Food trucks will be on site to offer a range of cuisines, ensuring that attendees can refuel and continue their exploration of the diverse offerings. Payments can be made using cash or credit cards, ensuring a hassle-free shopping experience.

This market is not just a shopping destination, but a step towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Every purchase made and book donated contributes to a reduction in waste, echoing the municipality's commitment to promoting the circular economy. Mark your calendars, for a shopping experience that not only adds to your closet and library, but also contributes to a greener planet.