Discovering Hidden Treasures: A Thrift Store Guide to Bozeman, Montana

Growing up, we never went to the mall for back-to-school shopping; it was ALWAYS a thrift store. I loved digging through to find the best deals. My favorite quote after someone compliments my outfit is, “GUESS HOW MUCH I GOT IT FOR?!” I want to share my can’t-miss secondhand shops in Bozeman and Belgrade, Montana. I asked my Instagram audience, “What is your favorite thrift store in Bozeman and why?” and I got six messages saying, “Your closet!”. So I will spill all my secrets, no gatekeeping here, and share my favorite sustainable shopping places! Please scroll down to see my reviews on them and a map at the bottom of the blog post to plan your thrifty adventures.

It’s hard to tell anyone what the best thrift store is because we all look for such different things! But I went into the thrift stores one day, thinking about how I would shop for my friends and myself. So check out the photos for every store to get a good picture of what to expect.


Re-Couture is a consignment boutique committed to preserving the world by recycling fashionable, high-quality clothing and furniture and reselling to budget-conscious, environmentally-concerned, and stylish people. Hands down, my favorite! No question! No matter what time of the year I go here, I find something! It is a consignment store, so they get high-end brands for men and women, and Re-Couture knows the prices of items. So when you go to the designer labels, don’t be so surprised by a higher ticket price. But the real deals are always on the back wall with hefty discounts. They also sell new items and local entrepreneurs, jewelry and candles, and new underwear and bras that are super cute. They even have some home pieces in the back of the store. And always remember, if you sell clothes to them, they will have a tracking system of what items are sold so you can use them for new purchases.

Monday-Friday 10 am-7 pm
Saturday 10 am-6 pm
Sunday 12 pm-5 pm

Cash 4 Clothes

Cash 4 Clothes
Cash 4 Clothes has the fashion of the 1920s-1970s, to Y2K & today. It has a large and excellent inventory of premium outdoor brands, authentic Western wear, vintage, Levi’s and other high-quality denim, name-brand activewear, M.S.U. and Montana gear, and more. You will get lost in this store! It’s so stinking fun to explore for at least an hour. It reminds me of those 90s montages of going in with friends and having a complete makeover moment. My opinion of the store is if you are looking for something super specific, you will find it here! And you will have a little sticker shock on some things, and then the garment right next to it is super inexpensive! So, check those price tags because they’re not always $20 or below.

They also have an excellent Instagram that they update almost daily with outfit ideas and what just came in.

Their hours are 11 am – 6 pm, Tuesday through Sunday, at 119 N. 7th Avenue in Bozeman, Montana.

Sacks Thrift Store

Sack’s Thrift Store
Sacks Thrift has been chosen as the best of Bozeman by locals for the past five years. There always seem to be college-aged students giggling while they go through the racks and super sweet staff. They have a little of everything: used clothes, furniture, toys, books, and jewelry. I don’t think I have ever seen anything over the price of $10. Sacks Thrift is your local nonprofit thrift store, with all proceeds supporting these local Help Center, Inc. programs:
-24-Hour Crisis Line
-Suicide Prevention & Intervention
-Sexual Assault Counseling Center
-Gallatin County Child Advocacy Center
-Hearts & Homes Family Resource Center
-Telephone Reassurance programs to home-bound elderly or those in crisis
-Training and Community Outreach on topics such as suicide, sexual assault, mental health, and more!
Also, if you are a Yung Gravy fan, he worked here for his community service.

Monday-Saturday: 9 am-6 pm

Second Rose Thrift Store

2nd Hand Rose
This is blowing up people’s spots for sure. This is such a hidden gem in Bozeman. The cast of Golden Girls is running this store, and it’s fierce! It’s so well organized and ready to sell! The 2nd Hand Rose Thrift Store is downstairs at The Bozeman Senior Center. The store has a large selection of kitchenware, clothing, bed linens, crafts, fabric, toys, appliances, winter gear, shoes, knick-knacks, etc. Think about this store like a constant estate sale! The brands I always find here are Talbots, Coldwater Creek, Ann Taylor, Columbia, Calvin Klein, and I.N.C., Field and Stream. And, of course, there will be fun vacation prints from the ’60s. There is something for everyone!

Their hours are Monday- Friday, 9 am-3 pm.

ReThink Thrift
I was pleasantly surprised by ReThink Thrift! I was given bad reviews by Bozemaniets, but there were a ton of potential finds at ReThink! They offer a selection of clothing for the whole family that is priced at one set price and then only a few items that are selectively priced. They had some great Madewell, Polo, LUSH, and ZARA. They didn’t have a vast selection of clothing, but all was clean. I thought where they shined was in the household items, knick-knacks, toys, and furniture. If you had a family and were starting a home, this would be great to check out occasionally. They ran a few weekly sales but always have 50% off every Friday!

Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Bargain Hunter’s Thriftiques
This store is my new favorite on the list! You are on a little bit of a road trip to get their spot, but well worth the visit! The store was thoughtfully put together in well-cleaned and thoughtfully curated sections. I bought some cool shot glasses, a Mickey Mouse pirate mug, and a ton of jacket pins. It was a lot of household knick-knacks, decorations, and more significant pieces of furniture.

Their hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Habitat for Humanity Restore
I have a massive heart for Habitat for Humanity. My dad was a manager at the Restore in Billings, so I love what they do! The Habitat for Humanity of Gallatin Valley ReStore sells new and gently used furniture, building materials, clothing, tools, appliances, and home goods to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Proceeds from sales are used to fund our affordable homeownership and home repair programs. Not only do the proceeds support Habitat’s mission, but the ReStore also ensures community members have access to cheap materials for maintaining and improving their homes.
Additionally, it diverts usable materials from landfills, giving them a second chance in a new home. This is one of those stores you can check weekly and find something! They just started offering clothing and shoes as well. They also have an excellent Instagram that they update daily with their drop-offs.

Tuesday through Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Four Corners Thrift Store
This is a warehouse of deals! It’s huge! This thrift store is great for a family. Many clothes are workwear and outerwear brands, with many promotional t-shirts. They have the most books I have seen from all the thrift stores. And tons of things for kids’ rooms and the garage.

Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Bridger Thrift
This is the store for you. If you want to find all your basics and simple pieces for the whole family, come to Bridger Thrift. This is a two-story building, so remember to go upstairs! The staff here is excellent! They take donations by appointment to weed out a lot of junk. The bands I saw a lot of at this store was Old Navy, Merona, and Gap.

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Twice Treasured Thrift
Say that three times fast. This store is so refreshing! They always have little product groupings that constantly change with the seasons. This store always has a color price tag that is half off and one that is 1.00. They usually have a rack of amazing clothing items for $1. oo. They also have a ton of brands that I always see at Sierra Trading Post. There is a vast Bozeman mom and dad vibe, Hoka, Columbia, North Face, and Patagonia. I love it because it is so clean, and the quality of the items is excellent. All the books and movies are in alphabetical order, which is incredible. Please don’t skip over the basement. They have a ton of clean linens, crafts, and garage things! Finally, all the proceeds go to a local Christian school, so every dime stays in the community. That being said, your donations are tax-deductible because they are a nonprofit.

Monday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

It’s a Goodwill! I always get a dress from this Goodwill almost every time! They also always have great bags and blazers! Goodwill has a great collection of children’s clothes as well. It is the only Goodwill in the town; the closest one is an hour and a half away, so they get many things. I have heard from the inside that everything they got that week is out on Sunday. But the new stuff hit the racks on Monday!

Monday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

I always saw this store and wondered what the heck it was. They were busting out of the store with racks of clothing and bins of random housewares. They are a small store selling new overstock merchandise from Costco at a discounted price! They had some of the most friendly staff I ran into on my thrift road trip. If a broken box doesn’t scare you, you will love Steelz! The staff said that the top things people get here at crazy deals are suitcases, kids’ toys, bedding, and snow boots.

Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Once Upon A Child
Once Upon A Child is another chain store that buys and sells gently used kids’ clothing, shoes, toys, maternity and baby gear. They pay cash on the spot and provide a convenient way to recycle the items your children have outgrown, giving them a second life. Every day, you’ll find an ever-changing selection of top-name brands at up to 70% off regular retail prices. I would sign up for all of their text updates and follow them on social media so you can stay updated with their deals.

Monday to Saturday:10:00 AM-8:00 PM Sunday:11:00 AM-6:00 PM

Treasure Emporium
You will get a whiff of cigarette smoke when you walk in, but I promise it’s not their space; it’s the building. You will know you are in a suitable space when Ollie, the shop dog, comes up and says hi. They have a great collection of secondhand & curated treasures at VERY affordable prices. They were all written on super cute playing cards as well! It’s a small, quaint shop, so it’s a quick shopping trip.

Monday to Thursday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday to Saturday, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Second wind sports

Second Wind Sports

This has always been known as THE place since 1988. This a cheap store to get anything outdoors! It’s a consignment store, so it’s not the lowest prices ever, but the way the store is set up is a little treacherous to be honest. The clothing is either up super high and you can’t reach it, or it’s super low touching the ground and hard to see because there is no lighting. They are so stinking stocked in there it’s hard to get through it. I am not saying don’t go! I just think you have to be ready to dig in! The top brands to expect are: Patagonia, Simms, The North Face, Black Diamond, Helly Hansen, Cotopaxi, and Columbia. Surprising things I found that I loved was they had dog accessories and a really beautiful crushed velvet dress.

Monday to Saturday 10 AM–6 PM

The hottest club in Bozeman, Montana, is curbside. All you need to do is drive around Bozeman year-round and pick through people’s free piles outside their homes.

A tiny little plug I want to make for a business here in Bozeman, Montana, is Styled by Kathryn. She is a fantastic stylist who loves to use thrifted items to build a style for yourself. She has to say this about her business: “I’m here to help you define your style for yourself and cheer you on along the way. My styling process is done with you and empowers you to start making style decisions that align with who you are and want to become. We work together to discover new pieces that light you up and make you feel like yourself again. We give you the space to create so you can play, experiment, and try new things. And, most importantly, we create a safe space for you to express your feelings and thoughts as you work through what’s been holding you back.”

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