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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
(614) 645-8329
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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

2019 Event Schedule

Halloween Make it, Take it fun at the Golden Hobby Gift Shop, Saturday, October 12, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Come share in the season with us as we host a variety of craft-making activities on the patio (weather permitting). Make a pair of scary gloves or a Frankenstein cup that lights up. Choose from five different designs to make your own Halloween cards – we’ll have plenty of supplies and decorations on hand. Enjoy free cider and donuts, and face painting for the kids! Stop in the shop to register or call 614-645-8329. In the event of rain, all activities will be held indoors.

Additional Golden Hobby Gift Shop Information

Parking is FREE at the Golden Hobby Gift Shop!