Now, more than ever, is the year to shop local. Many of these local shops have curbside pickup options, some have private shopping appointments available while others have online ordering capabilities.
120 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424
You are sure to check some items off your shopping list at the Unique Toy Store in Canandaigua. They have books, stem activities, a lot of stuffed animals, baby dolls, and so many other fun and unique toys. I shopped here recently and it felt so good to check the kids off the shopping list in one go!
3349 Monroe Ave # 38, Rochester, NY 14618
Hobby House Toys is a great option for shopping local and online!
Located in the Pittsford Plaza and Eastview Mall, Hobby house toys has many of the items kids will be asking for this year! Their collection is impressive and well organized. Much of their stock is listed online as well.
If not shopping in store, orders can be placed online. They even offer curbside pickup and free local delivery! I picked up my order in-store and did a little more shopping while there. They had a kid's movie playing so it was easy to slide a couple more presents over the counter and the staff was so good about being sneaky so my son had no idea!
Be sure to check out their sales online on Toy"rrific Tuesdays! They have some great deals every Tuesday and pick up is quick and easy!
90 E Main St #3, Victor, NY 14564
This shop is Victor doesn't only provide you will all your fairy house building needs but it also makes for a great spot for parties and they have some great gift giving packages! Be sure to check their website seasonally for various holiday themed fairy gifts!
3349 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618
When in the Pittsford Plaza, be sure to check out One World Goods.
One World Goods is a not-for-profit store that sells fair trade products from all over the world. The products here are so unique and each thoughtfully made. They have something for everyone, even the kids! Check out their website for their whole story over the past 30 years of being open!
Appointment shopping also available!
620 Titus Ave, Rochester, NY 14617
Juniper Gift Shop opened amidst the pandemic and is continuing to roll with the punches. This is a great stop to shop for gifts for anyone on your list - There is even a room of unique children's items! The outside of the store is deceiving as there is much more inside than meets the eye. Aside from the room of children's gifts there are two others stock full of kitchen goods, home decor and other items- many of which are locally made. Give yourself plenty of time to browse, you are sure to find something great!
450 E Main St, Palmyra, NY 14522
This little independent bookstore offers a wide variety of new, used, rare books and unique gifts for all ages! They have an adorable section of Jellycat stuffed animal and children’s toys. Stop in and see Cody the store dog and give him a treat. This is a great place to shop small this holiday season.
1868 E Main St, Rochester, NY 14609
Head to Laughing Gull for the chocolate lovers on your list. This is a great spot to find delicious and innovative stocking stuffers as well as vegan and ethically sourced options.
27 North Ave, Webster, NY 14580
Grab some honey sticks as stocking stuffers or choose from a large variety of honey for gifting. The North Bee even has Honey Earrings! Keep browsing and you will find lip balm, lotion bars, ornaments and much much more!
Other Local Gift Shops:
Element of Fun Bookstore
Dan's Craft and Things
Simply New York Marketplace & Gifts
Shops on West Ridge
Heart of Hilton Gift Shop
Little Button Craft
Purple Moon Cottage
Cheshire Union Gift Shop & Center
Lift Bridge Books