9 Best Thrift Stores in Lancaster PA

January 26, 2018

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A successful weekend getaway isn’t complete without a relaxing activity. How about going on a 'treasure hunt' as you discover the 9 Best Thrift Stores in Lancaster PA!  We've put together a list of the best spots for thrifty shopping in the area! After spending the morning visiting some of the best museums around or going on a scenic drive in the countryside, these nine fantastic thrift stores are the break you need. Shop for vintage pieces, lovely outfits, jewelry, souvenirs, and more! Bring a part of Pennsylvania home with you and enjoy shopping in Ephrata, PA.

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Uncle Funky’s Vintage Thrift Shop

2350 N. Reading Road, Denver, PA

Uncle Funky’s Vintage Thrift Shop is a dream come true for any eclectic, artsy shopper out there. Don’t be afraid to dig in and spend hours looking for treasures! The atmosphere is uniquely quirky and is an experience in itself. Uncle Funky’s offers everything when it comes to clothing, from groovy 60’s outfits to more modern attire. You just have to stop and see it for yourself!


Revive Thrift Shop

54 E. Main Street, Ephrata, PA

Revive Thrift Shop is located in a charming building on Main Street in downtown Ephrata.  This store is filled with great variety and amazingly affordable pricing. The atmosphere is fun and inviting. The owner is friendly and has a heart for her customers and the community!


Abundant Treasures

20 E. Main Street, Ephrata, PA  

Abundant Treasures has been serving the Ephrata community for over 17 years!  Everything sold here is used.  The majority of their inventory is clothing, but they also sell yarn, shoes, housewares and a little furniture.  The staff is very friendly and helpful.  If you enjoy truly sifting through racks and bins for good buys, then you'll definitely like this shop.

ReUzit on State

1054 S. State Street, Ephrata, PA

ReUzit on State is an MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) Thrift Store.  Shoppers will find gently used clothing, jewelry, furniture, household items, décor, toys, sporting equipment and much more in this 20,000 square foot thrift shop. The Silent Auction portion of the building contains antiques, collectibles and unique items. The profits from ReUzit on State support Mennonite Central Committee. When customers shop, donate and volunteer, they are helping to provide food assistance, clean water, health care, education, and relief supplies to people in need in 50 countries throughout the world and locally.


Goodwill Store

1166 S. State Street, Ephrata, PA

The Goodwill Store in Ephrata is a large, clean & recently rebuilt building that's conveniently located on 272 between Akron and Ephrata.  Goodwill is a non-profit organization with thrift stores and business services that fund job programs for people seeking hope and independence.  It's pretty rewarding to know that everything you buy here will help fund local job training... giving people an hand-up, not a hand-out!


Fashion Cents Consignment

240 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, PA

Fashion Cents is Lancaster County's #1 Consignment shop with two locations: Ephrata and Strasburg.  They specialize in clothing, accessories, household items, toys, and baby equipment. They're not just a business, they're a community of people passionate about family and thrifting!  Check out their website for Special Events.


Pass It On Consignment

558 N. Reading Road, Ephrata, PA

The slogan at Pass it On Consignment is "Why Shop Retail When You Can Shop Resale?"!  Their passion is to bring quality fashion to customers for a great price. They check over every item they sell to make sure it is in great condition and current style. All of their designer goods are authenticated to be sure they are giving customers the real deal! They also carry their own line of new boutique items, so there is something for everyone.


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Hometown Refurnishing

24 E. Main Street, Ephrata, PA 

For high-quality used or showroom model furniture and home décor, you need to visit Hometown Refurnishing.  Their affordable pricing, great selection, visually appealing staging and friendly staff are just part of what draws locals and visitors to this shop.  They're constantly adding new inventory which you can see in-person in their Main Street Ephrata store, or you can shop online instead.


Garden Spot Furniture

701 E. Main Street, Ephrata, PA

Garden Spot Furniture is a hidden gem in Lancaster County!  Whether you're refurnishing a room in your house, furnishing a vacation rental home, or setting up your first apartment, this is definitely the place you need to start.  Their inventory is a combination of used furniture and new "showroom model" pieces.  They have inventory to furnish every single room in your house.  Some pieces are ready to use "as is", others can be transformed with a coat of paint and some new hardware.  If you have a little vision and enjoy saving money, you're going to fall in love with Garden Spot Furniture.


Have a Relaxing Getaway at the Historic Smithton Inn

Shopping in Ephrata, PA After spending the day shopping in Ephrata, PA, come home to a cozy and authentic room at the Historic Smithton Inn. Our stunning accommodations are perfect for couples and offer you the quiet and peaceful retreat you’ve been dreaming of.

Book our Sage Room and enjoy a comfortable queen-size bed with handcrafted headboard. Add a romantic package for an extra special experience, and enjoy the rain shower in your private bathroom. Put on one of the spa robes and nestle up by your fireplace with a delicious glass of wine in hand. Get a good night’s sleep and wake up the next morning to a wonderful homemade breakfast. Make sure to try our bananas foster pancakes; they are to die for!

Book your stay today and unwind for the weekend at the Historic Smithton Inn!


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