Amazing Michigan Thrift Stores
Bargain hunters, take note: Thrift stores in Michigan are the place to be these days. The Michigan thrift scene is hot, with community thrift giants like Value World, Goodwill Industries, Salvation Army store and donation center and St. Vincent DePaul thrift store locations found in locations across the state.
Going to a themed party but need to find an outfit on a budget? Moving into your first house and can’t justify spending over $200 on a couch? Do you like a good deal or just want to be more environmentally conscious? Lucky for you, all of these situations can be solved at your local consignment or thrift store. Or in the case of clothing, consignment stores as well.
Just for you, I put together a quick list of some of Michigan’s great thrift store options. From the Upper Peninsula to Grand Rapids or Eastern Michigan, you’re sure to be close to your next great find. Or if you’re ready for a weekend adventure, plan a Michigan road trip and visit them all!
Read on for my take on these don’t-miss consignment stores and thrift shops in Michigan. Scroll to the bottom for a map to find a community thrift store near you!
Consignment and Thrift Stores in Southeast Michigan
Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop
2280 S Industrial Hwy, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
At Ann Arbor PTO Thrift Shop you won’t leave with just your new favorite sweatshirt, you’ll leave knowing you supported a good cause (and the environment!). The profits from your purchase or shopping spree will support local Ann Arbor Public Schools’ parent teacher organizations and student activities. So get out there to support and shop!
IF YOU GO: There are so many amazing things to do in Ann Arbor. Be sure and take a look at our guide to the best things to do in Ann Arbor, MI for some fun ideas!
Community Thrift Store
37545 Southbound Gratiot Ave, Clinton Township, MI 48036
With multiple locations throughout the country, this Clinton Township retail store has a huge selection of clothing, toys, home goods and more. As the famous Detroit MI magazine, the Metro Times explains, “Community Thrift is not for the faint of heart nor the impatient shopper.”
Everything Home Upscale Resale
29862 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Run, don’t walk, to this metro Detroit upscale home goods shop in trendy Royal Oak, MI. You’ll find a carefully curated collection of the best pre-owned items in Metro Detroit. Inventory is based on current trends in design and decor, and you’ll be thrilled with the high-quality, luxe goodies. They also sell beautiful, pre-owned jewelry, too, so be sure and take a peek.
The Thrift Depot
19 E Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
A cute corner shop in Ypsilanti, The Thrift Depot is a must stop. They sell clothing, home decor, books, and more. Their mission is to provide support for local organizations by supplying clothing, shoes, and essentials at no cost. If you’re interested in their mission, feel free to reach out to them to inquire about a partnership.
Consignment and Thrift Stores in West Michigan
My Sister’s Closet
101 E Main St, Middleville, MI 49333
The name says it all! In the quaint town of Middleville, you will find yourself feeling a bit Hallmark-esque walking the brick street to this cute hometown shop. A thrift store inspired by a young college grad, the clothes in here speak to those wanting trendy and affordable looks.
New 2 You Shoppe
2929 29th Street Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
On a personal note, I actually found one of my favorite high school winter dance dresses here. It was $6, fit like a glove, and comfortable. I mean, what more can one ask for? On a less personal note, there is something for everyone here. Clothing for children, men, and women. From formal wear, to winter coats, shoes, belts, purses, jeans, sweaters (my favorite thrift item), and jewelry.
Looking for home decor? No worries, they’ve got you covered. Grab your new seasonal decor and spice up this holiday season. Or, give life to an empty room with a new piece of furniture. Maybe that cozy reading chair you’ve been daydreaming about. Either way, you’ll find something here.
2141 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
If you have a dinner party coming up or simply want to spruce up and trade in an old outfit, make sure to check out Rosa’s Closet. An upscale resale boutique, anything from dresses to jackets to a new pair of pumps will be at your fingertips. If your friends are in need of an outfit or closet refresh as well, schedule a private party and enjoy refreshments while you shop!
Six Degrees Resale Store
205 W Main St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Benton Harbors Six Degrees resale is the stuff of legend in southwest Michigan. This giant retail store is well organized, with separate rooms for clothing, books, household goods, tools and more. This makes for an enjoyable, as well as exciting treasure hunt for bargains. I think you’ll definitely find something here.
Consignment and Thrift Stores in Mid-Michigan
304 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906
Not only is their Facebook page wildly interesting (probably best for just the adult crowd), their store is even better. A unique, inclusive, vintage, and slightly inappropriate environment, I promise there is not another thrift store like it. Inside you will find clothing, shoes, home decor, wigs, and more. No words do it justice, you’ll just have to go and see it for yourself.
108 César E. Chávez Ave, Lansing, MI 48906
Right in the heart of Michigan lies this hidden gem. If you’re looking for something outside the mainstream stuff, you’ve found your place. Thrift Witch specializes in original dark art, pop-culture collectibles, creepy antiques, and both new and vintage clothing as well as accessories. There’s so much to look at, you’ll have to come back twice. Or stay a whole day!
Wears Like New
4362 Miller Rd, Flint, MI 48507
Striving to make secondhand fashion an experience for all, Wears Like New is making consignment shopping an event to remember. With a strong focus on customer service and quality pieces, you will leave feeling like a fashionista without the dread that comes after you check your bank account.
Sacred Heart Mission Gladwin
220 South James Robertson Dr., Gladwin, MI, 48624
Consignment and Thrift Stores in Northern Michigan
Double Edge Thrift Shop
1781 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686
Double Edge Thrift Shop is another example of a thrift shop with a great cause. 100% of their profits go towards funding children’s education at Traverse City Christian School. Not to mention, they have a large selection of clothing, furniture, books, artwork, and more. Anything you could need, they have it! Anything you could want, they have it!
Consignment and Thrift Stores in the Upper Peninsula
Pak Ratz Thrift Shop
1310 S Front St, Marquette, MI 49855
A thrift store in the Upper Peninsula? Supporting a local Women’s Center? Anddddd it has a wide variety of items? How dare it be so tempting! From bikes to books, dresses to jewelry, seasonal decor and more, you won’t leave empty handed. After you find what you need (and likely more), stop by the many other cute shops and eateries in downtown Marquette.
Other Michigan Thrift Stores to Check Out:
Locations Throughtout Michigan
20895 Royce Rd, Hancock, MI 49930
Rock Paper Scissors Consignment Boutique
145 Diamond Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
My Sister & Me Upscale Consignment
1210 N Leroy St, Fenton, MI 48430
The Resale Boutique
206 W Michigan Ave, Saline, MI 48176
Shelterhouse Resale Shop
1830 S Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48642
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About the Author-
Allie Horning is a current undergraduate Senior studying Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science at Michigan State University. She has had a passion for writing since elementary school and hopes to continue writing throughout her life, whether it be for fun or for work. Or, if the two overlap that would be even better! Currently she is figuring out her post-graduation plans and enjoying her last true summer.
Wednesday 31st of August 2022
There are many smaller thrift stores that do good things for their communities through their sales. Sacred Heart Mission in Gladwin is one of these thrift stores. It is clean, very affordable for those in need and one of the most organized stores in Middle of the mitten. 30 minutes north of Midland we are located in MIchigan’s Backyard, Gladwin County! Come check us out and add us to this list!
My Michigan Beach Team
Sunday 11th of September 2022
Thanks for reaching out Yvette! We will add this to our list!