Shop will be closed October 6th for the Volunteer Luncheon.

The Surprise Shop Donation Policy
Donations will be accepted Tuesdays and Fridays only 10-3pm
Our capacity and staff cannot keep up with the
volumes being dropped off.

Operating Hours

Volunteer availability is impacting our operating hour. Before coming to visit us at the Surprise Shop please call 410-828-9343, to confirm we are open for business that day.

The Surprise Shop is open with the following COVID-19 protocols.

  • Masks are mandatory
  • Public consignment services have been suspended for now. We are currently training and recruiting volunteers to proficiently process public consignment.  An announcement will be made shortly as to the date we are ready.

The Surprise Shop of Trinity Episcopal Church welcomes you to come and shop in our unique and charming environment. Our unique consignment/thrift store is housed in the historic stone former rectory of Trinity Church. We offer a vast and constantly changing inventory that encompasses Men, Women and Children’s clothing as well as housewares, jewelry, books, music and small electronics and furniture. What the Surprise Shop Proceeds benefit:

  • Working closely with the Assistance Center of Towson to provide those in need with clothing and accessories
  • The Outreach Missions of Trinity Episcopal Church
  • Local charitable events and food drives.

The Surprise Shop works very closely with the homeless and less fortunate of Baltimore county by providing free clothing and monthly hot lunches to the men and women who utilize the services of Prologue Inc. in their Towson Satellite Office located at #609 Baltimore Avenue, Towson MD 21204.

Surprise Shop

Surprise Shop

Inclement Weather Policy

During the winter The Surprise Shop follows the Baltimore County Public Schools and will be closed any time the schools are closed. We do not follow delays or early dismissal however we advise calling the shop in all cases to make sure someone is here.

We do this for the safety of our volunteers, consignors and customers. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.


122 Allegheny Ave
Towson, MD 21204
Directions to The Surprise Shop

Shop Hours

Monday - Friday : 10am - 4pm
Saturdays 10am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Parking in the rear off Baltimore Ave.