Detroit May 02, 2017
9 Incredible Thrift Stores Near Detroit Where You’ll Find All Kinds Of Treasures
When it comes to finding great deals, nothing compares to a well-stocked thrift store. From clothing to furniture to unique vintage trinkets, there’s no telling what you’ll find when you embark on a thrifting adventure. We’ve compiled a list of ten awesome thrift stores in and around Detroit that will undoubtedly lead you to all sorts of treasures.
Editor’s Note: Unfortunately, Value World Detroit and Thrift On The Avenue have closed since this article was published. Consider replacing these stops with a few options from the Detroit thrift store road trip.
1. Value World (8300 Woodward, Detroit)
You could spend hours perusing the wares at this incredible thrift store and never see it all. From rack after rack of clothing to books and jewelry, this one-of-a-kind shop seems to continue forever. Stop in today and leave with treasures galore!
2. Community Thrift Store (37545 S Gratiot Ave, Clinton Charter Twp)
This amazing shop isn’t directly in Detroit, but it’s well worth the trip out of the city. Color-coordinated clothing racks, seemingly endless shelves full of home goods and trinkets, shoes as far as the eye can see — does it get much better than this? Stop in and explore for yourself.
3. El Dorado General Store (1700 Michigan Ave, Detroit)
If you’re a lover of all things quirky, you’ll fall in love with this Corktown thrift and antique shop. Timeless trinkets, pretty accessories, and bohemian-style home decor are just a few of the items you’ll uncover as you make your way through El Dorado.
4. Thrift On The Avenue (4130 Cass Ave, Detroit)
Located right in the heart of the Motor City, Thrift On The Avenue is "upscale resale" at its best. If you’re not quite ready to dig through piles of discount clothing at your local thrift store, this might just be the perfect place for you. You’ll find well-organized, gently used items at incredible bargain prices. What’s not to love?
5. Fred's Unique Furniture and Antiques (14091 East 8 Mile Road, Warren)
Venture to Warren and check out this absolute wonderland of furniture, home decor, and more. No matter which room you’re decorating, you’re sure to find a piece or two at a fabulous price when you visit Fred’s. And if that's not enough, the staff at Fred’s is always friendly and willing to help.
6. Nu2U Thrift (1311 E Michigan Ave, Saline)
This traditional resale shop in Saline is the perfect blend of hidden treasures and fantastic deals. Whether you’re restocking your closet, searching for that perfect living room accent piece, or simply grabbing a few books for the kiddos, you’re almost guaranteed to leave Nu2U with a treasure (or three)!
7. St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores (various locations)
Mattresses, coats, silverware, toys, and more: you’ll find it all at one of the ten St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store locations throughout the Detroit area. Proceeds from each purchase go toward funding charitable programs, so you can enjoy guiltless shopping and feel good about leaving with a full cart! For a complete list of locations, click
8. Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop (2280 S Industrial Hwy, Ann Arbor)
If you’re searching for a way to shop for a cause, look no further than the Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop. This sprawling store benefits all sorts of amazing and important programs within Ann Arbor Public Schools, and their inventory is second to none. With a massive selection of linens, home goods, books, furniture, clothing, and everything in between, you’ll find it nearly impossible to leave empty-handed.
9. Second Glance Resale Shop (18859 E 9 Mile Rd, Eastpointe)
From clothing for the kiddos to kitchenware for you, there’s something on the shelves at Second Glance for every member of the family. This wonderful shop is neat, orderly, and full to the brim with great bargains. It’s a must-visit during your next thrifting adventure in the Detroit area!
Did we leave any of your favorite thrift stores off the list? We’re always eager to hear your suggestions. Share your thoughts in the comment section below, and happy thrifting!