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Fun and Unique Vintage Stores in Tempe

Where are the best vintage stores in Tempe?

If one of the first Google searches you make when traveling is “best vintage stores near me,” this is for you. There is nothing better than discovering one-of-a-kind pieces in a new place! Lucky for you, Tempe has a variety of vintage stores where you’ll always leave with something fun & unique. Explore a few of our favorites!

Subjective Vintage
944 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281 

This pop-up shop made Tempe its permanent home! You’ll find vintage pieces from the 1960s-1990s that include art, music, clothing, home decor, pop culture collectibles, music players, VHS, ephemera, nostalgia and anything weird from the past. Store hours Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Rare Lion Antiques & Jewelry
403 W. University Dr., Ste 102, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-6074 

Rare Lion Antiques & Jewelry has been operating in Tempe since 1981. Here you can browse antiques, jewelry, artwork, glass, crystal, porcelain, pottery, furniture and more! Store hours are Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Subjective Vintage
Subjective Vintage

Buffalo Exchange
227 W. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 968-2557 

Buffalo Exchange originally got its start in Tucson, AZ, in 1974. Since then, it has become the place to buy hand-picked secondhand clothing. It’s also a great place to sell your clothes for cash or trade on the spot. Shop current trends, designer, everyday styles, vintage and one-of-a-kind fashion finds! Store hours are Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Buffalo Exchange in Tempe, AZ
Buffalo Exchange | @camilo.viera

Rocket a Go-Go
15 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282 | (480) 434-4433 

If your style includes punk, rockabilly, pinup, alternative or retro, you’ll love Rocket Resale. The gently loved and new stock of clothing, shoes and accessories is always changing, with new items added to the inventory every day. Store hours are Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (clothing in-take stops 1 hour before close).

Luxie Vintage
2240 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 101, Tempe, AZ 85281 | (480) 572-1683 

Cory Martinez, owner of Luxie Vintage, has been selling vintage clothing since 2006. From ’60s psychedelia to ’90s babydoll dresses, you can find bright and unique vintage clothing in-store or online! Store hours are Tuesday – Friday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Rocket A Go-Go | @pinupdollcalirose

Does your store sell vintage pieces, and we didn’t mention it? Don’t sweat it, send us a quick note via social media or email us at  [email protected].

To find more shops in Tempe, visit our full list of shopping options.

Written Alicia Griffith

Alicia is an ASU Alumna and Tucson native who is unapologetically herself. When she is not sharing her passion for Tempe, she is a devoted dog mom and reality TV enthusiast who has a weakness for charcuterie boards and wine!

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