2020 left no business spared from financial hardships this year. The hardest-hit businesses tend to be our local shops. Shops that rely heavily on foot-traffic to drive revenue. With a mandatory stay-at-home order the majority of this year, it’s safe to say our local boutiques could really use some love right now.
With holidays swiftly approaching and Toys R’ Us no longer, I can’t think of a better reason to shop at our local Westchester toy stores! Most are open for in-person shopping (permitting masks are worn), and a few offer curbside delivery. So let’s take a little Prime break and support the livelihood of those who help keep the wonder of childhood alive this season!
A Nu Toy Store – 16 Main Street, Tarrytown
Personally, one of my favorite local shops! They have tons of educational toys and really friendly staff. In-person & curb-side pick up available.
The Briarcliff Toyshop – 1171 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor
Offering specialty and educational toys, Legos, games, and arts and crafts.
Miller’s In Mamaroneck – 335 Mamaroneck Avenue
An outrageous selection of the best toys, bikes, clothing, shoes, and play equipment for your kids.
Penny & Ting – 133 Main Street, Ossining
Carefully selected toys, books, and games for children. The winner of Westchester’s Magazine Best Of 2019 & 2020. Shop online and in-person.
Tom’s Trains – 686 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley
Searching for the perfect under the tree train this year? Got a choo-choo enthusiast? This is your place! In-person and online shopping is available.
Toy Box of Mamaroneck – 300 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck
The largest independent toy store in Westchester offering free gift wrapping and free parking.
NYHC Comics – 117 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry
There’s something so nostalgic about comics. They completely transcend generations. Not exactly a toy store, but definitely an amazing store for a collector in your family! In-store and curbside pick up is available.
Learning Express Toys of Rye Brook – 14 Rye Ridge Plz., Rye Brook
Unique and educational toys that capture imaginations!
Big Top of Scarsdale – 1465 Weaver Street, Scarsdale
Toys, puzzles, and school and party supplies. Online, in-store, and curbside pick up is available.
TP Toys And Accessories – 572B North Avenue, New Rochelle
Specializing in educational toys. Gift wrapping, in-store, and curb-side pick up are available.