6 Great Charlottesville Toy Stores


1. Shenanigans Toy Store – 601 W Main St


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Shenanigans is Charlottesville’s favorite neighborhood toy store. Shenanigans offers a vast selection of quality toys, art supplies, games, puzzles, dolls, dress up, stuffed animals, children’s books and music from hundreds of toy companies all around the world. They offer only the very best from the most creative and responsible children’s importers, manufacturers and publishers in the world today. Gift wrapping is free and UPS delivery is available.

2. Alakazam Toys and Gifts – 100 E Main St


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They believe that childhood is a time in life for creative and imaginative play. They select toys and other items for the store which nurture the spirit of the child. People of all generations visit Alakazam and joyfully recall such childhood treasures. They are inspired by the Waldorf and Montessori Philosophies, offering top quality art materials, natural fiber dolls, wooden toys and other special playthings.

3. Cville’s Hobbies, Games and Toys – 243 Ridge McIntire Rd

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Cville’s Hobbies Games and Toys Store is a family-owned and operated specialty toy and hobby store right here in Charlottesville, Virginia. They provide the Charlottesville community and surrounding areas a toy store like those you visited in your youth and a hobby store that Charlottesville deserves. They are a fun time gathering place to meet and play. Go on in and see their full line of hobbies, radio control vehicles and aircraft, toys, trains, plastic models, hobby materials, Melissa & Doug, Playmobil, Lego and more.

4. Build-A-Bear Workshop – 1600 Rio Rd E


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At Build-A-Bear Workshop®, their mission is to bring the Teddy Bear to life. An American icon, the Teddy Bear brings to mind warm thoughts about childhood, about friendship, about trust and comfort, and also about love. Build-A-Bear Workshop embodies those thoughts in how they run their business everyday.

5. La Libellule – 420 East Main St

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La Libellule is french for dragonfly. This little shop on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall is a great place for kids, featuring fun toys, games and stuffed animals to delight young and old alike. Take your kids in today for an exciting toy shopping experience.

6. University Dive & Hobby Center – 510 Westfield Rd


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A dive shop may not seem like the best place to go toy shopping. However, University Dive & Hobby Center has the area’s largest selection of RC hobbies. They stock radio control cars, airplanes and helicopters, along with many other specialty items like trains and paint ball supplies.

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