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Now Buying Gently Used Kids' Stuff

We buy and sell gently used kids' stuff - all seasons, every day! We pay on the spot for items accepted. No appointment necessary.

Your Traverse City Once Upon A Child


Check everything off your kids' wish lists with Once Upon A Child!

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2016 Holiday Hours

Halloween, October 31st: 10a-4p
Thanksgiving Eve, November 23rd: 10a-4p
Thanksgiving Day, November 24th : CLOSED
Black Friday, November 25th: 10a-8p
Christmas Eve, December 24th: 10a-4p
Christmas Day, December 25th: CLOSED
New Years Eve, December 31st: 10a-4p
New Years Day, January 1st: CLOSED
We're open seven days a week.  10a-8p Monday through Saturday and Noon-5p on Sunday.  When we are open, we are buying!

Need some extra cash?  We buy all seasons, of next to new clothes, shoes, toys, books, games, DVD's and equipment every day and make our offers based on brand, style, demand, and condition.   We're very sorry, but we can't make offers on anything with staining, pilling, pin holes, pet hair, or odors such as tobacco and storage odors.
First time selling to us?  Check out the "How it Works" tab at the top of the page for some great tips.
Items we don't make offers on include, but are not limited to:  car seats, cribs manufactured prior to July 2011, sleeping bags, bedding, bicycle helmets, bottles, breast pumps, nursing pillows, formula, baby food, diapers, burp cloths, underwear,  diaper bags, maternity clothing, junior and adult sized clothing, baseball pants, cleats, and plush toys.  
Need to make a return?  We accept returns up to seven days after the date of purchase, as long as the price tag is still attached and you have the original receipt.  
We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Traverse City

2751 North US 31 South
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-642-5570 - Map - Hours
Mon10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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