New Jersey June 09, 2018
The Best Thrift Stores In New Jersey Can Be Found In This One Small Town
New Jersey has some amazing antiquing towns…Lambertville, Cape May, Red Bank, Mullica Hill, Lafayette, Montclair, and more! If you’re looking for antiques,
these are the places to go. If you’re looking for thrift and consignment shops, one little New Jersey town gives you lots of options.
Manasquan is a little Jersey Shore town (population: 5,897) located between Belmar and Point Pleasant.
It has been ranked among the top 25 towns to live in, in New Jersey, and it has a lot to offer.
You'll find a beach (of course!), the National Guard Militia Museum, live shows at the Algonquin Arts Theatre, and several fantastic thrift shops.
First up...The VNACJ Thrift & Consignment Shop.
A volunteer driven venture, this thrift shop raises money for the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey. Sizable and well-organized, you'll find a whole host of goods including furniture, clothing, and more. They often have sales, so you can score some really great deals. Located at 69 Main Street, they are open from 10-4, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday-Saturday.
Next, there's Elegant Exchange...
An upscale shop that deals in women's fashion, this high end boutique offers gently used designer clothing, handbags, shoes and jewelry. You'll find Jimmy Choo, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and more. Expect fancy fare at lower prices! The address is 132 Main Street and this shop is open from 11-5, Tuesday-Saturday (opens at 1 on Tuesday).
Looking for menswear? There's Men's Consignment Shop!
True to its name, this shop specializes in men's fashion. Best known for high end suits, labels, and blazers, they do offer a variety of merchandise. You'll find all kinds of clothing, shoes, and accessories. Located at 75 Main Street, this shop is open Monday-Sunday; hours vary.
Gotta grab some gear for the little ones? Head to The Red Balloon.
They've got everything a kid could need! I'm talking clothing, toys, games, books, bikes, shoes, furniture, outdoor items (like sandboxes), strollers, rocking chairs, rugs... Find The Red Balloon at 132 Main Street, open 10-5 daily (11-3 on Sunday).
Last but not least, there's Squan Dry Goods.
You'll find both new and used goods here, with a focus on fashion. Along with the best brands, you'll also find furniture. Enjoy 13 rooms and 4,000 square feet of the hottest trends along with vintage goods. A local favorite, find it at 73 Main Street. Open from 10-6 (11-5 on Sunday), you'll want to check it out.
Have you been thrift shopping in Manasquan? What’s your favorite store? All you need to do is walk down Main Street to snag good deals!