Golden Hobby Gift Shop
The Golden Hobby Gift Shop is operated by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department as a non-profit consignment shop for handcrafted items created by senior citizens throughout Central Ohio. You'll find unique gift items, home and seasonal decor, as well as wearables. Since 1971, more than 5,000 members have sold items through the Shop.
The Golden Hobby Gift Shop opened its present location at 630 South Third Street in German Village on September 1, 1981. Formerly the Third Street School, the 150+ year old building was purchased and renovated by the City of Columbus to provide the Golden Hobby Gift Shop ample area for sales, displays and other special events.
The most valuable asset is our staff of volunteers who give their time and effort to making the Golden Hobby Gift Shop a great success.
Anyone age 50+ living in Franklin or one of the contiguous counties may become a consignor of the Golden Hobby Gift Shop by making an appointment at (614) 645-8329. All items submitted for consignment MUST be handcrafted by the person joining the shop.
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Center Manager - Linda Lorenz
630 S. Third St.
Columbus, OH 43206
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Hours of Operation
Sunday - Closed
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Friday - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am to 5:00pm
*See holiday hours below
2019 Event Schedule
Join the shop's staff and volunteers for our annual open house on Sunday, November 24 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Enjoy light refreshments and shop unique handcrafted gifts for all ages. Shoppers who spend at least $5.00 will receive a free holiday ornament.
To accommodate holiday shoppers, our shop will be open on Sundays after Thanksgiving from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm until Sunday, December 22. We will be open until 9:00 pm on Sunday, December 8 to participate in German Village's annual Luminary Night. New holiday merchandise and decorations will continue to arrive through December 7.
Please check our Facebook page for hours between Christmas and New Years. The shop will be closed for the month of January for cleaning and inventory.
For more information about Golden Hobby Shop events and activities, call 614/645-8329.
Additional Golden Hobby Gift Shop Information
Parking is FREE at the Golden Hobby Gift Shop!