Were you aware that St. Augustine has one of the best thrifting scenes around? Before kids, my husband and I could spend entire days bumping from store to store on the hunt for different treasures. Our home is filled with amazing secondhand finds, including most of our kids’ wardrobes! Not only does it help our budget, but there’s a huge sense of accomplishment discovering that perfect piece. I’ve put together this guide to help you feel that way, too. Read on for a list of terrific thrift and consignment shops in our Oldest City! 

Kid-Focused Stores

Recycled Kids

232 FL-312, St. Augustine, FL 32086,  (904) 826-4400

Recycled Kids is located in the Hobby Lobby plaza on the corner of US1 and State Road 312. They carry a variety of children’s and maternity items, ranging from clothes to baby carriers or even breast pumps! You can also consign older, gently used items here. Be sure to check the website for what they’re accepting and the dates they accept items.

Carousel Kids

2085 A1A S #306, St. Augustine, FL 32080, (904) 471-5539

Carousel Kids is located on Anastasia Island in the Portman Plaza, near Domino’s Pizza. As of the beginning of 2018, the store is under new management! You can find lots of different items in this store for children and pregnancy. They normally accept items for consignment, but are on break due to new ownership. Check their website for news on when they will begin accepting items for consignment again!

General Thrift Stores

Alpha-Omega Thrift Store

239 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084, (904) 217-3569

Alpha-Omega Thrift Store is located near downtown, on San Marco Avenue in a new, large building. There, you can find a variety of items, from home goods to electronics, to baby items and more! There is a very large selection of clothing to go through, as well. By shopping here, consumers are supporting the Alpha-Omega Miracle Home, which assists homeless women and children in a transitional housing program.

Ayla’s Acres Thrift Shop

142 King St., Saint Augustine, Florida 32084, (904) 484-8792

Ayla’s Acres Thrift Shop is located in historic St. Augustine and raises money to support the efforts of Ayla’s Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue. There are five full rooms of furniture, antiques, clothing, art, books, and many collectibles. They also have a special room featuring art, jewelry, clothing, and memorabilia donated by Loretta Swit of M.A.S.H.

Betty Griffin Thrift Shoppe

Two Locations:
Anastasia Island – 1961 A1A South St. Augustine, FL 32080, (904) 471-4716
Julington Square Location – 445 SR 13 Fruit Cove, FL 32259, (904) 230-5435

The Betty Griffin Thrift Shoppes are chock full of bargains on items from clothes and shoes to furniture, housewares, bedding, appliances, jewelry, and toys. There is plenty of parking at both locations, and by shopping at these shops, you are supporting the Betty Griffin Center, which provides protection and services for victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. They also accept donations at both locations.

Goodwill

2005 US-1, St. Augustine, FL 32086, (904) 829-3066

The only Goodwill in St. Augustine is located on US-1, just south of the 312 intersection. Here, you’ll find great prices on so many housewares, clothes, books, music, accessories, and my husband’s personal favorite: electronics. The St. Augustine location is a part of the Goodwill fo North Florida network, which seeks to help people with disabilities and special needs find meaningful employment.

SAFE Pet Rescue & Thrift Store

1250 Co Rd A1A, St. Augustine, FL 32080, (904) 460-0556

The SAFE Thrift Store is located at the 6,000 square foot headquarters of SAFE Pet Rescue, Inc. While you browse the large selection of clothing, shoes, furniture, artwork, appliances, and more, you can also visit the cats and dogs available for adoption. Sales at the thrift store benefit these animals and the organization that rescues them.

St. Gerard Thrift Store 

1335 Old Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084, (904) 315-3918

The St. Gerard Thrift Store is tucked away on Old Dixie Highway, north of State Road 312. It may be small in size, but it’s big on heart and extremely organized. Shopping here supports the St. Gerard Campus, which houses a non-profit maternity home and Christian high school for pregnant teenagers. St. Gerard Campus also provides a variety of free pregnancy services to women.

St. Vincent de Paul Society Thrift Shop

19 Mc Millan St, St. Augustine, FL 32084, (904) 824-3333

The St. Vincent Thrift Shop is a little like the Tardis: it’s bigger on the inside! Many different rooms make up this huge shop, hiding more treasures than you can imagine. Supporting this shop helps the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic non-profit organization that seeks to serve locals in need.

Designer Resale Stores

Christe Blue

1035 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080, (904) 808-1235

Christe Blue, located on Anastasia Island, includes 6,000 square feet of boutique buyouts, vintage and contemporary upscale resale, and loads of beautiful accessories. You can also enjoy a complimentary coffee while you browse. They do accept consignment of vintage and upscale items.

Fifi’s Fine Resale Apparel 

247 San Marco Ave. D, St. Augustine, FL 32084, (904) 827-9005

Fifi’s Fine Resale is an upscale resale store that is part of a small Florida & North Carolina chain. Their motto is “pretty clothes at a bargain price,” and boy do they deliver. If you are looking for current designer and name brand apparel without the sticker shock, visit Fifi’s. They accept consignment at all of their locations.

What’s your favorite thrift store in St. Augustine?

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Alexandra
Alexandra is a native Floridian, born and raised by the ocean in Daytona Beach. She graduated from Florida State University in 2011 with a Bachelors in English Literature and in 2013 with a Masters in Library Science. During her time in Tallahassee, she also met and fell in love with her husband, Paul. Soon after getting married, they settled down in St. Augustine and began a family as Alexandra pursued her dream job as a librarian with the St. Johns County Public Library System. When she’s not leading storytimes, checking out books, and running the library, you can find her hopping around town with her family. She’s a proud mama to three little boys, born in 2015, 2017, and 2019! Her husband is a phenomenal stay-at-home-dad, and can often be spotted babywearing all over St. Augustine. 

4 COMMENTS

  1. Haven Hospice is the best. Nicest people, usually have a special going. Very clean. Reasonable prices.

  2. Fifis consignment is FABULOUS for all things fabulous!!!!! Shopped there for years!! A must for all tourists??

  3. You left out haven Hospice Thrift Store. They are located in the Save A Lot Plaza on corner of Lewis Point Rd & US1. I consider them the easiest to shop thrift store in St Augustine. Very nice merchandise at good prices.

  4. Mom’s will love St. Gerard Thrift Store! It’s the best kept secret in St. Augustine. Located at 1333 Old Dixie Hwy (almost behind Winn Dixie at US 1 and 207) you will find some of the best deals in town. You’ll find clothing from newborn to size 14-16. Shoes of all sizes. Clothes from Justice, Gap Kids, Carters and many other brands. You may find school uniforms, baseball pants, and cleats. Prices are inexpensive and quality is excellent. They also have strollers, infant tubs, pack and plays, and many other items for all ages. Children’s books, toys, and stuffed animals. They have maternity clothes, scrubs, as well as adult clothing and shoes, and an assortment of household items. The store is clean, organized. Helpful and friendly staff. Follow them on FB.
    St. Gerard Thrift Store

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