Whether purchasing toys for your little ones or as gifts for friends, Huntington Village offers many options to choose from. Here are five of our favorites, all located on or just off of Main Street in this family-friendly town.
Cow Over the Moon
This eclectic store is part toy store, part sports memorabilia store. In June 2011, the business took over an existing toy store, and it offers brand name items such as Melissa & Doug, Alex Toys, Lego, Playmobil, Mattel, Fisher-Price, and more. Cow Over the Moon also carries toys and gifts for infants.
Where: 282 Main St, Huntington, NY 11743
Store Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM-7:00PM, Sunday 9:00 AM-6:00PM
Contact Info: 631-424-1796
Little Switzerland Dolls
Since 1982, Little Switzerland Dolls has been a destination for little girls in town. Its front windows showcase beautiful dolls with a promise of more great finds inside. The store sells an impressive range of dolls, from those used for everyday play to dolls meant for display. The shop also sells many non-doll toys and stuffed animals as well as party favors.
Where: 46 Green Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Store Hours: Open 7 days a week, 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Contact Info: 631-549-8743
Sweeties Candy Cottage
This quaint cottage has a nostalgic feel that brings parents back to their younger days. The name of the shop implies it carries just sweet treats, but it also sells a large variety of toys ranging from Angry Birds and Zoobies to Shrinky Dinks and Wild Bands. Sweeties Candy Cottage also works with schools to provide crafts and toys for events and fundraisers.
Where: 142 E. Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:30 AM-6:30 PM, Friday 9:30 AM-7:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday 11:00 AM-5:30 PM
Contact Info: 631-423-7625
The Laughing Moon
This unique gift shop offers a mix of home décor and personal products from around the world. The Laughing Moon carries baby gifts, toys for older kids, children’s figurines, and board games. Unusual and interesting kids’ items include products like a wooden jelly bean dispenser and a ladybug tooth fairy box.
Where: 26 Wall Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Store Hours: Open 7 days a week, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Contact Info: 631-385-1981
Value Drugs is a huge family-owned store that offers almost every item imaginable at reasonable prices. Its toy section is one of the main features in the store. The owners reveal they hired a toy manager with years of experience from another store who has made sure Value Drugs carries all the “must-have” items parents are searching for.
Where: 349 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
Store Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-8:30 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM-7:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Contact Info: 631-427-2919
By Maria Wen Adcock