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This section features retail establishments likely to be of interest to steampunks. The listing includes antique shops, flea markets, thrift stores, comic book shops, costume stores, architectural salvage markets and more. Architectural salvage markets often sell antiques, but are listed in their own category. Costume stores are listed only if they are open year round.

Antiques

Ark Antiques

La Jolla, CA, USA

This non-profit antique store uses its proceeds to benefit animal welfare organizations. . .

India Street Antiques

San Diego, CA, USA

India Street Antiques specializes in vintage furniture across many eras and styles. . .

La Mesa Antique Mall

La Mesa, CA, USA

This antique mall features 40 dealers in 6200 square feet of retail space. . .

Vignettes Antiques & Collectibles

San Diego, CA, USA

French-themed antique market with about a dozen vendors. . .

Apparel

Gear

Blackbird

La Mesa, CA, USA

Blackbird describes itself as a "Victorian-inspired shop with Steampunk clothing, Crystals, Herbs,Tea & Jewelry. .. ."

Frock You Vintage

San Diego, CA, USA

This store sells recycled men's and women's fashions from eras spanning the 1920s through 1980s. . .

Architectural Salvage/Building Materials

Architectural Salvage of San Diego

San Diego, CA, USA

Architectural Salvage of San Diego describes itself as the area's "unparalleled source for period building materials. . ."

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Escondido

Escondido, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - National City

National City, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - San Diego

San Diego, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Books & Comics

Comickaze Comics Books & More - Clairemont

San Diego, CA, USA

This retailer sells comics, manga, graphic novels, figurines and related items. . .

Comickaze Comics Books & More - Liberty Station

San Diego, CA, USA

This retailer sells comics, manga, graphic novels, figurines and related items. . .

Comics-N-Stuff - Chula Vista Center

Chula Vista, CA, USA

Comics-N-Stuff sells a wide range of pop culture products. . .

Comics-N-Stuff - El Cajon Superstore

El Cajon, CA, USA

Comics-N-Stuff sells a wide range of pop culture products. . .

Comics-N-Stuff - Grossmont Shopping Center

La Mesa, CA, USA

Comics-N-Stuff sells a wide range of pop culture products. . .

Comics-N-Stuff - Horton Plaza

San Diego, CA, USA

Comics-N-Stuff sells a wide range of pop culture products. . .

Comics-N-Stuff - Mission Valley

San Diego, CA, USA

Comics-N-Stuff sells a wide range of pop culture products. . .

Comics-N-Stuff - Parkway Plaza

El Cajon, CA, USA

Comics-N-Stuff sells a wide range of pop culture products. . .

Comics-N-Stuff - The Shoppes at Carlsbad Superstore

Carlsbad, CA, USA

Comics-N-Stuff sells a wide range of pop culture products. . .

Comics-N-Stuff - Westfield North County

Escondido, CA, USA

Comics-N-Stuff sells a wide range of pop culture products. . .

Crazy Fred's Cards & Comics

La Mesa, CA, USA

Crazy Fred's sells comics but focuses mostly on Magic The Gathering. . .

Empire Collectibles, Comic Books & Games

San Diego, CA, USA

This retailer sells vintage comics, pulp magazines, collectible card games, and related items. . .

Knowhere Games and Comics

San Marcos, CA, USA

This retailer sells comics, trade paperbacks, graphic novels, toys, collectible card games, tabletop games, board games, and related items. . .

Mysterious Galaxy Books

San Diego, CA, USA

Mysterious Galaxy is a bookstore specializing in science-fiction, fantasy, mystery, suspense, and horror. . .

Sky High Comics

San Marcos, CA, USA

This retailer sells comics, Magic The Gathering cards, and board games. . .

Southern California Comics

San Diego, CA, USA

This retailer sells new comics, vintage comics, trade paperbacks, graphic novels, manga, and related items. . .

Villainous Lair Comics & Gaming

San Diego, CA, USA

Villainous Lair sells comics, graphic novels, board games, roleplaying games, collectible card games and pop culture collectibles. . .

Yesteryear Comics

San Diego, CA, USA

This retailer sells new comics, back issues, and related items. . .

Costumes

Buffalo Breath Costumes

San Diego, CA, USA

Costume sales and rental. . .

Flea Markets

Escondido World Marketplace

Escondido, CA, USA

This indoor/outdoor marketplace includes antiques, garage sale items and produce. . .

Kobey's Swap Meet

San Diego, CA, USA

This gigantic swap meet is held Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays year-round. . .

Oceanside Swap Meet

Oceanside, CA, USA

This large outdoor marketplace is held Saturdays and Sundays. . .

Gifts/Specialty

SoLo Cedros

Solana Beach, CA, USA

Solo describes itself as "an upscale collective showcasing the collections of eight creative women. . ."

Shopping Districts

Cedros Avenue Design District

Solana Beach, CA, USA

This shopping district in Solana Beach includes art galleries, gift shops, jewelers, furniture stores, apparel retailers, interior designers, and eateries. . .

Ocean Beach Antique District

San Diego, CA, USA

This shopping area, centered on Newport Ave. . .

Thrift Stores

Goodwill Industries of San Diego County

San Diego, CA, USA

This non-profit operates local Goodwill thrift stores. . .

Goodwill Outlet Store - San Diego Otay Mesa

San Diego, CA, USA

Goodwill outlet centers sell unsold merchandise from Goodwill Thrift Stores at substantial discounts. . .

Team Amvets Thrift Stores - San Diego

San Diego, CA, USA

Team Amvets operates large thrift stores in California. . .

Team Amvets Thrift Stores - San Diego Hilltop

San Diego, CA, USA

Team Amvets operates large thrift stores in California. . .

Valley Thrift Store - Escondido

Escondido, CA, USA

This large thrift shop is part of the Red White & Blue chain. . .

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