5 must-visit secondhand stores in the Auburn-Opelika area

Lifesavers Mission Thrift
Inside Mission Thrift Store. Photo via Emilyn Hamn for the Bama Buzz

Second-hand shopping has become increasingly more popular as of late. Not only is it a fun activity, but it is an extremely practical way for people to save money. This is especially true in a college town full of students living on a budget. Whether it be a thrift or consignment store, we have found 5 neat places to second-hand shop around Auburn and Opelika.

1. Harvest Thrift

Harvest Thrift is a great place to shop for anything you might possibly need. With clothes, shoes, furniture, and knick knacks, you could find yourself in here for hours. They support a great cause for Harvest Evangelism, so you can rest knowing every penny is well spent. Read more about their cause here. They always seem to have a new sale or amazing discount depending on when you go, so check it out soon!

  • Address: 1750 Opelika Road, Auburn AL 36832
  • Contact: 334.705.8858 | Facebook

2. Roland’s Thrift Store

Come visit with Mr. Roland himself at Roland’s Thrift Store. This shop is more than just a cute storefront, inside lay hundreds of treasures waiting to be discovered. Plus, it is just a few doors down from The Gallery on Railroad. There are knick knacks everywhere you look inside of this unique store. Authentic thrift finds of every kind such as furniture, vintage items, and collectibles line the walls.

  • Address: 825 South Railroad Avenue, Opelika AL 36801
  • Contact: 334.703.9652 | Facebook

3. Mission Thrift Store

Mission Thrift Store is a very popular place in the Auburn community. Residents and students will come to buy used clothes and furniture that will be brand new to them. It is the perfect place to find a fun costume or a cute new outfit. This neat place is a nonprofit organization that donates all of its proceeds to Life-Savers Ministries for the betterment of the children in the area.

  • Address: 2051 East University Drive, Auburn AL 36830
  • Contact: 334.887.5433 | Website | Facebook

4. Ginger’s

Ginger'S Consignment
Ginger’s Consignment. Photo via Emilyn Hamn for the Bama Buzz

This one’s for the girls! Ginger’s is an upscale women’s consignment store in Auburn, Alabama. With big designer brands at amazing prices, it is a huge hit in this town. Everything is very lightly worn and in great condition to be bought as basically new. If you have any high fashion clothes you’re trying to sell, this is your place.

  • Address: 2436 East University Drive UNIT 2101, Auburn AL 36830
  • Contact: 334.737.5212 | InstagramFacebook

5. Fringe Consignment Boutique

Right in the heart of downtown Opelika, Fringe is a hotspot for consigning and buying the latest fashion trends. With a wide selection of things to search through, you are sure to walk out with something special in your hands. Fringe makes anyone wonder why they ever bought anything full priced in the first place!

Thrifting is a good thing for every party involved. It betters the community in multiple ways and helps you save some cash. Searching for secondhand clothing and furniture can also become a fun hobby. These places are constantly getting in new things, so it will be a different experience each time you visit- without ever getting old.

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