There’s something magical about a trip to a thrift store: the possibility of finding beauty in something elsewise overlooked. Whether you’re looking to boost your wardrobe, amp up your home furnishings, or discover the best in vintage vinyl, the thrift stores of New Hampshire are well priced and awaiting your visit!
Few things in life can beat a good bargain—unless, of course, that bargain is served up alongside some old-fashioned philanthropy. Enter Lucky Dog, a delightful thrift store in Nashua that ups the ante by donating proceeds to Tails to Freedom, Inc., an organization aimed at helping dogs and their families. Upgrade your wardrobe or decor, and your sense of self, with this well-deserved number one.
Another great opportunity to do some good in the Nashua community is a trip to the Grey Nuns Thrift Shop. This incredible organization donates both goods and time to the surrounding area, with proceeds going to the Marguerite d'Youville Fund. Visit this boutique-style store for trendy clothes and smooth interior decorations.
With locations in both Concord and Manchester, OutFITters carries a broad selection of gently used items. Proceeds benefit the Families in Transition organization, a group aimed at helping the homeless and their families utilize services and transition into housing. Visit for a great array of clothing for all areas of life.
Thrifty’s is a shiny, happy place guaranteed to thrill even the most cynical among us. While most thrift stores focus on attire and decor, this Manchester mainstay is all about the music. Carrying literally thousands of vintage vinyl records, Thrifty’s has the largest collection of vintage vinyl in New England. Stop by to check out the huge collection, alongside other items like comic books and musical instruments, or just chat with passionate and knowledgeable staff.
Sweet Caroline’s is a delightful hodgepodge of gently used items, displayed in adorable surroundings. A family run outfit in Rye, this thrift store carries a solid selection of antiques, jewelry, clothing, and both new and used items. A great place to find gift items for the hard to impress people in your life!
Second Avenue Consignment is a world class boutique, conveniently located in our very own Amherst. With over 4,000 square-feet of retail space, the finds at Second Avenue are both bountiful and beautiful. Visit if you’re contemplating an interior decoration overhaul, or just want to treat yourself with something special.
What’s In Your Closet is an incredible way to infuse some wow into your wardrobe, from clothing to shoes to handbags. Whether you’re looking for a Prom dress, or just something casual and different, this Concord location is tough to beat. Also stop by for new items by local artisans.
Open on Wednesdays and the weekends, New Beginnings is a consignment experience like no other. Browse brand name home furnishings in a lovely setting, with helpful, knowledgeable staff. Be sure to bring checks or cash, this Salem location does not accept credit cards!
If you love both fashion and a great deal, Dress 2 Impress is a must-shop. Designed to offer a world-class shopping experience, this Nashua gem marries low prices and high fashion seamlessly. The perfect way to build or update a work wardrobe, or find a certain special piece for an upcoming event.
If you like it designer, you’ll love it at Consignor’s Avenue. A carefully curated collection of fashion, furniture, and knick-knacks perfect for yourself or as a gift for a friend. Find brands from Ethan Allen to Burberry and Louis Vuitton as you browse the collection.