Green Bay has over 15 thrift shops and even more consignment, antique, and vintage shops. The second-hand movement is strong in Green Bay, benefitting both the residents and the environment. With such a large selection of places to thrift, it can be hard to know where to start. This guide will share the top locally owned thrift stores to visit on a day trip to Green Bay.
Frayed Not | 2660 N Packerland Dr
Frayed Not is a resale store with women’s clothing, formal dresses, bags, shoes, and accessories. Here you can find higher-quality second-hand items. There are often sales and promotions on top of the resale price. Here you can find brands like Banana Republic, Vera Bradley, and Free People.
Wonderland Vintage Market | 1712 Velp Ave
Wonderland Vintage Market is locally owned and operated. Inside you’ll find over 30 vendor stalls with a variety of antique, repurposed, and second-hand items. Prices vary greatly from stall to stall but bargains and deals can be found on some very unique items. The market stalls are staged and are fun to wander through. The experience is similar to that of an indoor flea market.
Unity Resale Shoppe | 1641 Commanche Ave., Suite G
At the Unity Resale Shoppe, you can find furniture, books, women’s clothing, and tons of great home and holiday decor. The Unity Resale shop is locally owned and operated by volunteers. The proceeds from sales go to Unity Hospice, which is a nonprofit hospice. Shopping at Unity Resale Shoppe helps to provide grief counseling, community education, and hospice services to people in 13 counties throughout Northeast Wisconsin.
De Pere Christian Outreach | 506 Butler St
De Pere Christian Outreach is a nonprofit organization that operates a thrift store and food pantry with the support from generous donations and volunteers. Proceeds from sales go to humanitarian efforts locally and globally. Here you’ll experience a neat and clean shopping experience, finding great prices on clothing, furniture, jewelry, children’s toys, kitchenware, and home decor.
Book Stop | 603 S Military Ave
Book Stop is an independently owned used bookstore. If you’re an avid reader, we highly suggest stopping by to exchange some of the books you’ve already read for new-to-you titles. This little bookstore is packed with paperbacks and is a reader’s delight.
Bethesda Thrift Shop | 336 N Military Ave
The Bethesda Thrift Shop on Military is a Christian thrift store that has a great selection of women’s clothing, children’s toys, children’s clothing, glassware, and kitchenware. The proceeds from sales help to fund social initiatives including group housing for people with disabilities, employment training, financial literacy, and innovation of disability support technology. When you shop at Bethesda, you get great value and know that your purchase can help to make a difference!
This list of thrift stores should keep you busy for one if not two days visiting Green Bay. Shopping at local thrift stores puts money back into our local economy and many of the thrift stores support causes that directly impact people in our community. We love these locally owned thrift stores and we hope you do too!
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