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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.

Brand Name Gently Used Kids' Clothing at Once Upon A Child Red Deer, AB


Wow! How time flies! After close to 19 years in business we have SOLD Once Upon A Child Red Deer! Dennis and Kelly would like to take this opportunity to THANK all of our amazing customers that we have had over the years! We have literally watched your families grow!


We would also like to WELCOME Mike Hopp and family to Once Upon A Child!

Mike grew up in central Alberta and has been a resident of Red Deer for many years. Mike will take over operations of the store on Thursday May 26th! Yup! tomorrow!


Again, we would like to give a heartfelt thank you to all of our wonderful customers and staff over the years who have made this store such a success and made coming to work every day an enjoyable experience! We will miss you all!






Everyone wants their kids to look great in stylish outfits...but who wants to pay high-end prices? At Once Upon A Child we offer the latest in gently used brand name clothes, toys, equipment and furniture at BARGAIN prices! Just right for fast-growing kids! We also carry a great selection of  furniture, equipment, accessories and much more!

But where do we get all this great gently used inventory? From YOU the customer! We buy items on a first come/first serve basis. We pay on-the-spot for items we can accept and we focus on safety, quality and value.

Just click on the icons above to find out how we buy items, what type of items we buy as well as what we sell at our location. Because "Safety Comes First" at Once Upon A Child you can also click on the Safety Icon to get to some great links. We are excited that you have come to our website and hope that you find all the information you have been looking for...if not, please give us a call and we will be happy to answer your questions!


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Once Upon A Child Red Deer

Gold Standard
6722 Gaetz Ave
Red Deer, AB T4N 4E1
403-309-3133 - Map - Hours
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Tues09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Wed09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Thu09:30 AM-08:00 PM
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