Find Your Next Treasure at One of These Local Thrift Shops
Let's go pop some tags!
If you’ve ever been searching through racks at a thrift shop, you know what it feels like to be a pirate on a treasure hunt. You know you’re looking for something, but you don’t know what it is until you find it. And when you do find your treasure at a thrift store, you feel a thrill of excitement and happiness, because not only did you find the booty, but you did so at an incredible deal!
There are so many reasons to shop secondhand or through consignment. Besides it being fun, it’s cheaper and better for our planet. And typically, when you purchase or donate your gently used items at a thrift shop, you’re helping out a local charity too.
So let’s make like Macklemore and go pop some tags because we’ve rounded up a list of some of the best thrift and consignment stores in the area!
Animal Lifeline Thrift
1111 Easton Road, Suite 24, Warrington
Come find your treasures while you support a great cause! Each time that you shop here or donate your gently used items, you are providing an at-risk pet with food, care, transport and hope where there previously was none. Your donations go directly to helping the animals at this all-volunteer rescue with sales helping the animals with medical needs, supplies, and food until they find their forever homes.
Butterflies & Bullfrogs at the Pad
505 East Street, Doylestown
“A 5-star visit as always! Made out like a bandit in the ‘Clearance Corner.’ This place is awesome! I can’t think of shopping anywhere else. You are treated like family,” says loyal customer Jennifer M. This thrift shop is owned by a local family with 25 years experience in the consignment industry. Check out their ‘Clearance Corner’ for some serious deals.
Good Stuff Thrift
(Buckingham/Fairless Hills/Doylestown/Huntingdon Valley)
Good Stuff Thrift has multiple locations in Bucks to maximize their mission of supporting local family and kid-focused charities. Merchandise changes daily so grab the “good stuff” before someone else does!
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
337 East Lincoln Highway, Langhorne and 539 Jackson Road, Warminster
Looking for an old piece of furniture to upcycle? The ReStore is the best source around for DIY home design, renovation and décor! And you can feel good about shopping at the ReStore because Habitat for Humanity uses all profits to build and repair homes in our community.
In Full Swing
225 West State Street, Doylestown
When you purchase (or donate) from this shop, be it a vintage tee or a unique piece of kitchenware to add to your collection, you’re directly helping to improve the lives of countless survivors of domestic abuse. Here, 100 percent of all proceeds support programs and services of A Woman’s Place (and all of their clients shop at In Full Swing for free).
Last Chance Ranch Thrift Store
93 South West End Blvd, Quakertown
A must visit for animal lovers and pet owners! This store offers a huge array of gently-used items for both you and your pet. Pet items you might find hard to come by at another thrift store include horse tack, animal crates, leashes, collars and animal toys and more! All proceeds from sales benefit the animals of Last Chance Ranch.
Lovely Lady Bugs
1155 North 5th Street, Perkasie
Located in the heart of Perkasie, Lovely Lady Bugs is a consignment store that specializes in gear for your little ones as well as for you. Over the years, their inventory has grown and business has boomed to the point where they’ve needed to expand in order to meet the demands of the community! Shop for baby gear, children’s apparel and maternity clothing.
NOVA Thrift Shop
2370 York Road, Suite B1, Jamison
NOVA Thrift Shop, a department store style thrift shop, holds 10,000 square feet of bargains including women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, housewares, decorative items, books, furniture and linens. People come from miles around to stretch their dollar, treasure trove the perfect fashion, search for a unique gift, outfit a kitchen or decorate a room. Search through the bargain cove, bid on silent auction items, or just fill a basket with in-style seasonal clothing! AND, by shopping here, you can support NOVA’s (Network of Victim Assistance) mission of supporting victims of crime in Bucks County.
Penny Buck Junction
555 Street Road, Warminster
“This is by far one of my favorite thrift stores. The cause is amazing and the staff who work here are all very helpful and sweet. I come here every few months and never leave empty handed. For a huge fashion lover like myself I always find the coolest pieces and there’s also a lot of unique house decor, jewelry, and shoes!” says Sierra M. Best of all, proceeds go towards local community to help those in recovery from alcoholism and substance use disorders.
1523 Street Road, Warminster
Founded and run by self-described friends, sisters and mothers wanting to do their part to save the environment, Replay Toys specializes in recycling fun. The shop features both new and gently used toys, baby equipment, clothes and sporting gear, which is all cleaned and inspected before sale for you and your child’s safely.
Thirteen Vintage Clothing
115 S. Main Street, New Hope
Local and visitors alike love shopping at Thirteen for both its unexpected finds and consistent customer service. “This store has the most unique eye for fashion that captures the imagination at a reasonable price. So friendly and helpful. Our favorite and a must-stop whenever we are in town,” says Patti T.
Tried but True
10 E. Butler Avenue, Chalfont
This little resale boutique specializes in clothing and accessories for the littlest ones, from 0 to 2T. Because they function out of a small space (off Butler Avenue, right across from Manhattan Bagel), they ask that customers interested in buying or selling schedule an appointment, which gives you the added bonus of an exclusive shopping experience. Your children can play in their thoughtfully curated kids’ corner while you shop and you will never have to worry for their safety!
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