Antique shops, vintage boutiques and thrifting in New Brunswick
Making pit stops on a road trip is half the fun, and what’s better than finding treasures along the way! New Brunswick has great antique, vintage, and thrift shops where you can let your imagination and creativity guide you to hidden gems (that you can take home!)
Whether you’re on an urban shopping spree or going off the beaten path, stop in at any of these great locations and see what you can find.
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Old Ridge Antiques
9296 Route 3, Old Ridge (St. Stephen)
The charming owners of this antique store welcome you to stop in and see their beautiful wares; whether you’re looking for antique jewelry, vintage kitchen ware or beautiful Victorian furniture, this store has something for everyone! Open from mid-spring to the Holiday season.
Past to Present
6 Old Bay Rd., Oak Bay
Take the back way between St. Stephen and Saint Andrews on Route 170, and you’ll drive through charming Oak Bay. Past to Present is a must-stop shop for a great selection of local products as well as lots of vintage and antique items. Small furniture pieces, lighting, tools and more can be found in their beautifully displayed back room.
Macklem House Antiques and Collectibles
46 Reed St., Saint Andrews
As you’re heading into Saint Andrews to enjoy the sea air, pop in to Macklem House, a beautiful grand home turned antique shop. This shop has a little bit of everything with lots of selection, including an impressive vintage record selection. A large wrap around veranda also offers lots of treasures so make sure you step out to see their full selection.
Route 8 High Wheeler Antiques & Collectibles
9523 Route 8, Doaktown
Need to take a break on your way up the Miramichi? Stop into this eclectic vintage and antique shop right on Route 8. From vintage dishware to antique lighting, toy soldiers and old road maps—this place is full of treasure to decorate your home or repurpose with a little imagination. Look for the giant High Wheeler Bicycle, you can’t miss it!
Pink Church Boutique
3990 Route 114, Hillsborough
This vintage shop is housed in an old church, where they sell weird stuff and cool junk, so if that’s your thing this is the place for you! From retro furniture to vintage clothing, you’re sure to find a hidden gem or two. When you spot the church with the hot pink doors, you know you’ve arrived somewhere pretty special.
Boutique Recycl’Art and Antiques
149 John St., Moncton
This large shop in the heart of Moncton comes with lots of history. Housed in an old general store from the 30s, you can explore 2 floors of beautiful furniture and accessories. The second floor even has a kitchen that looks just like Grandma’s.
Chase Benjamin Antiques
111 King St., Fredericton
Tucked at the edge of downtown Fredericton, pop in for quirky vintage toys and awesome collectibles. The ever-changing inventory holds tons of vintage books, tabletop décor and retro kitchen items. A little something for the collector inside you.
3696 Woodstock Rd. (Route 102), Island View (near Fredericton)
This shop is a mid-century lover’s dream. Curated items are beautifully displayed and worthy of your Instagram feed. Making shopping inviting and comfortable, this small shop will have you dreaming of re-styling every room in your home.
Bloomfield Treasures Antiques & Primitives
310 Route 121, Bloomfield
Two levels of treasures to browse! They carry antiques from the 1880s to the roaring 20s. There are always treasures to be found here. From reclaimed lumber harvest tables, to primitive décor and paint supplies (to spruce up your finds), make sure you stop in if you’re driving between Sussex and Saint John.
26 Quinn Rd., Belledune
Stuffed to the gills with treasures of all kinds. With a cafe on site, you can grab a coffee and a cookie before getting lost in Atlantic Canada's biggest antiques market. Go with lots of time, as you'll want to inspect every row of the warehouse.
Open Door Antiques
28 Cunard St., Miramichi
Step back in time in this charming antique shop where you’ll find furniture pieces, collectibles and a passion for anything antique. Their selection will tug at your heartstrings as you relive moments from you past, with vintage toys or those plates grandma used to bring out for Sunday dinner. Come on in, the door is open!
B & R Antiques
30 Park St., Sussex
If you like digging for a splendid find, this may be just the place for you. Filled with everything from old oil cans to wooden toboggans, and everything else except the kitchen sink (although there may be one of those in there too). Next time you’re in Sussex admiring the murals, make sure you stop in!
28 Principale St., Lamèque
A trip around New Brunswick isn’t complete without visiting the Acadian Peninsula, and this gem of an antique shop in right in the heart of it. This shop will make your farmhouse dreams come true with beautiful old cupboards and lots of rustic pieces. You may want to bring the bigger car on your next trip to Lamèque because you’ll probably need it after you stop in here. Open all summer and by appointment in the winter.