Here in New Hampshire, we love a great deal – and we love the treasure hunt that comes with finding one, as shown by our love of
flea markets, For a different (and year-round!) way to find your next bargain, take a look through these amazing thrift stores, listed in no particular order.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. OutFITters Thrift Store, Concord
This thrift store has locations in Concord and Manchester (see details below), and 100% of its proceeds go to support the Families in Transition Program, which works with homeless and struggling populations in Manchester. The Concord location specializes in more upscale new and gently used clothing, along with some housewares. Find it at 20 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301.
2. OutFITters Thrift Store, Manchester
Like the Concord location, Manchester's OutFITters Thrift Store supports the Families in Transition program. The Manchester store has a somewhat broader selection, with more furniture, books, toys, and clothing for the whole family. Check it out at 394 Second Street, Manchester, NH.
3. Lucky Dog Thrift Shop, Nashua
Lucky Dog is another thrift shop supporting a good cause - in this case, Tails to Freedom, Inc., which provides financial support to animal welfare causes. Customers rave about the good deals and wide range of items, from clothing to craft supplies. See it for yourself at 23 Elm Street Nashua, NH 03060.
4. Needful Things, Dover
Visit this store and you'll always find something expected. Besides the usual clothing and housewares, they have a wide variety of records, antique record players, and other treasures. See for yourself at 299 Central Ave Dover, NH 03820.
5. Ice Out Consigments, Alton
This is a great spot in the Lakes Region to find consignment items, antiques, and even new handmade items. It's a little pricier than some of the other thrift shops, but a great place to shop for unique gifts. Look at their selection at 24 Mt Major Hwy, Alton, NH 03810.
6. Seconds Anyone?, Ossipee
This under-the-radar store has a great and always changing selection of antiques, furniture, jewelry, books, and more. Take a look at Rt 25E Ossipee, NH.
7. Wear House, Portsmouth
This is the place to go if you're looking for higher-end women's clothing and accessories at a discount. It's not the cheapest option, but the easy to navigate boutique feel and great selection will ensure you always walk out with a great find. Check it out at 74 Congress St Portsmouth, NH 03801
8. Journey Home Thrift Shop, North Hampton
This North Hampton thrift shop has a great mission - it provides financial support to hospice-related organizations in New Hampshire. It's got a fantastic variety of merchandise at great prices, and customers rave about the friendly staff. See for yourself at 180 Lafayette Rd North Hampton, NH 03862.
9. Deja Boutique, Goffstown
This relatively new shop in Goffstown offers up a wide selection of on-trend consignment clothing, as well as locally made gifts. See what you find at 553 Mast Rd, Goffstown, NH 03045.
10. Second Avenue Consignment, Amherst
Second Avenue Consignment focuses on furniture, home goods, jewelry, and antiques. It's the perfect place to look for that piece of decor you know would complete a room! Explore their selection at 2 Pauls Way, Amherst, NH 03031.
11. Children's Orchard, Newington
If you're looking for name-brand infant and toddler clothes at a deep discount, this is the place for you. Put in the time to sort through the racks and you'll find some great treasures for your little one. Keep an eye out for their "fill-a-bag" sales for a truly great deal. Find it at 105 Gosling Road, Newington, NH 03801.
Whether you’re looking for furniture to fill out your living room or new (used) clothes to fill your closet, you’re sure to find something you’ll love at a fantastic price at these shops.