Alright Dads, time to get to your Christmas shopping for the kids. Not just at Costco, Target, and Amazon, but locally! If you aren’t familiar with anything local, here is the 2017 Reno Dads Christmas Shopping Guide with some of the unique toy stores here in Reno that are locally owned. You are sure to find a unique gift at one of these shops that you can’t easily get elsewhere.
Silver and Blue Outfitters
Kids might not like getting clothes for Christmas, but they sure love getting Nevada gear! This is a staple in our household for Christmas. From shirts and jerseys to Wolf Pack toys and other gifts. you can find something for any age group. Silver and Blue Outfitter is located in Meadowood Mall and across the street from Lawlor Events Center on North Virginia. You can also swing by Greater Nevada Field for your Aces and 1868 gear.
What is Christmas without Legos? Reno has a few big box stores carrying the standard supply of Lego sets, but if you are looking for something more unique you should give Reno Bricks a shot at your business. Reno Bricks is located on South Virginia and Patriot Way just south of Longley.
Terry E. Wells Nevada Discovery Museum
If you are looking for science based gifts, look no further. The Nevada Discovery Museum shop is the best place to find puzzles, science experiments, and other science-based gifts. Also, make sure to take the kids to the Sue Exhibit. The Nevada Discovery Museum is downtown on South Center Street.
Learning Express is a specialty toy franchise with local ownership that has a selection of unique education based toys for all age groups. We generally swing by here for birthday and Christmas gifts as they have a wide variety of high-quality gifts for all occasions. Check out Learning Express in South Reno in the Wal-Mart shopping center.
Sippee’s is a very unique toy shop here in Reno. You can find everything from wooden toys to puzzles in this lovely local business. They also have a solid selection of crafts and activity style gifts for the kids. Sippee’s is part of the local business environment in Midtown off Virginia St.
Happy Happy Joy Joy
Another Midtown toy store, in the same center as Sippee’s, is Happy Happy Joy Joy. We have no shortage of unique and fun toy shops in Reno! Happy Happy Joy Joy has a bunch of toys, games, and other fun toys not likely found anywhere else in the area.
Kelekia Toys and Gifts
And for you dads on the west side of Reno, Kelekia should be your first stop. They have toys that emphasize the importance of learning, friendship, exploration, and imaginative play. Kelekia is at the corner of McCarran and Mayberry.