Some of metro Detroit’s much-loved family and independent toy stores will celebrate Neighborhood Toy Store Day on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.
Hosted by the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association, this annual day of fun aims to introduce families to the joys – and hometown economic boost – of shopping at local toy stores and supporting local businesses.
Here are five local participating independent toy shops that are offering deals, special activities or are listed participants this year. Be sure to call the stores for full details.
- Address: Lower level of Bavarian Inn Restaurant, 713 S. Main St., Frankenmuth
- Phone: 989-652-9941
- Hours: 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Head to Frankenmuth to find special Toy Store Day pricing, games, a balloon artist and new product demonstrations. Spend $25 and get entered to win a prize. Go to the events section of their website for a 20-percent off doll and toy purchase.
- Address: 5 N. Washington St., Oxford
- Phone: 248-572-4828
- Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Plan on having a great time at this shop on Saturday because they’ve got all kinds of fun planned. There are free drop-in crafts, toy raffles and giveaways, snacks and much more.
- Address: 200 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale
- Phone: 248-629-6306
- Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Swing by to get deals on great naturally-made baby equipment and more.
- Address: Lakeside Mall, 14600 Lakeside Circle, Sterling Heights
- Phone: 586-532-5405
- Hours: noon-4 p.m.
Celebrate the first Santa appearance of the season and Neighborhood Toy Store Day with crafts, toy demonstrations, giveaways and special guests.
- Address: 6558 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills
- Phone: 248-579-5110
- Address: 208 N. Adams Road, Rochester Hills
- Phone: 248-266-6861
- Address: 119 S. Main St., Royal Oak
- Phone: 248-268-1412
- Address: Orchard Mall, 6389 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield
- Phone: 248-562-7524
Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
This local toy store chain is celebrating at all locations. Stop by the one nearest you to participate in cool hands-on activities and some celebratory deals.
This post was originally published in 2011 and is updated regularly.