WV Fest is June 15 and we will have another beer garden on Washington St from 10am-3PM with the best site lines of the days festivities and the live music stage PLUS immediately following the street fest end at 3PM, we will kick off an entire day and night of live music on our patio headlined by ...

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On Saturday, June 15th, WV Fest will be held in Downtown Charles Town. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until 3:00 p.m.
During this event, multiple road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect. Parking restrictions will promptly begin at 6:00 a.m. and road closures will...

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flowers or tablecloths


Lots of new an exciting things here at Needful Things. Satin or silk tablecloths all beautiful vibrant colors. So many silk and fabric flowers all priced to move.

Local business are helping kick off the opening of our Farmers Market and this event is for the whole family. Lots of fun games and crafts are going to be available for children of all ages and in addition there are stores doing % off items in their stores. Hope to see you!

new arrivals


Lots of new and exciting stuff going on here are Needful Things. Our shipment of brand new Serta sofa sets and recliners have arrived. Stop in and see for awesome they are.



Sausage, Potato and Cheese w/ Side Salad

New items


Melissa and David just finished restocking the store and they found the most unique and interesting items to bring back. Pictures and prices to follow soon.


3 months ago
Eclectic mix of treasures. Everything is reasonably priced. Staff is beyond friendly and helpful. This was our second time and we will definitely be back! The grill food is excellent
- Larry F
2 months ago
This is such a cute place to grab a quick bite! Super friendly staff makes ya feel just like family. Truely a hidden gem!!! I absolutely adored everything about my visit!!!!!
- Patti H
5 months ago
Fantastic diner and thrift store in one! Great food and wonderful service. Decent prices as well.
- Sierra L

About us

Looking for bargain shopping in that warm General Store atmosphere?
Visit Needful Things in historic downtown Charles Town, WV located just blocks from the Charles Town Races and Slots and a few miles outside Harpers Ferry. We offer rare antiques, collectibles, new and used furniture and clothing, household goods, electronics, used books and records,  instruments, jewelry and a slew of other unique merchandise you can't find anywhere else. Our 50's-style Cafe offers a break from your browsing for a great breakfast or lunch. 
 Look for the Peanuts Gang sitting out front to greet you and you know you're at the right place!
 Eat and Browse...you're sure to find something at Needful Things!

Needful Things Shopping Include:
•Furniture - new and used, complete bedroom, dining room and living room sets
•Household Items - fine china, everyday tableware, kitchenware, glassware, centerpieces and lots more
•Art, Antiques and Curious - from the 1700's to present day, prints, pictures, modern and African art, collectibles
•Clothing, Etcetera - from top name-brand to second-hand, including shoes, jewelry and accessories
•Electronics - Stereos, televisions, radios, car stereos -- and free in-store Wifi connection
•Music, Movies and More - CD's, DVD's, old records, movies and video games 

 Historically Speaking...
 Needful Things is a family-owned store founded in 1968 and has been growing strong for three generations. We are located in the St. George building, which was built in 1850. Since then, it has been a dry good store and a place to buy everyday needs. In the 1930's it became Newberry's and in 1994 the building was purchased by the Masemer's. The eight apartments, store and cafe were completely renovated plus the front was restored to resemble a post card found dating 1906. The commercial space was expanded in 2007 to 11,000 square feet to accomodate clothing, books and electronics. The vintage building and current eclectic inventory evoke a time of slower, more personal commerce; which makes for a fun 21st-Century shopping excursion! 
Thanks for visiting...we hope to see you in the store!

Melissa Glascock
 Alice and Dwayne Masemer
 The Needful Things Staff

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  • (304) 725-6351
  • (304) 725-6315


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218 W Washington St
Charles Town, WV 25414
United States

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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