Welcome to Geppetto's Toy Box where you'll find
toys with the magic still in them.
We are a European-inspired toy shop in the heart of historic Oak Park, IL.
We're a place of discovery & creativity, a resource for your family and a neighborhood destination for special events.
In the end, just a plain fun place to go. Come play with us. We look forward to making you smile.
Phase 4 Shopping
The shop is open 10am-5pm Monday through Saturday. When you arrive, we require that anyone over 2 years of age wear a mask. Also, please stop by our Sanitation Station immediately within the shop to use hand sanitizer prior to shopping. We appreciate your practicing "hands off" shopping as much as possible. However, we understand it is the nature of children to explore their world so we have lasers to playfully give them a way to indicate what they are interested in, hands free. We do have a capacity limit of 12 people and will close our front gate when this has been reached. Please patiently wait until we are able to allow you in. Alternatively, you can continue to take advantage of our Concierge Shopping option - the same level of service you have come to expect from us, virtually. Book your appointment below or call the shop to set up your appointment (708-445-9906). We'll contact you via Facetime or Google Duo to go "shopping" with one of our Team. Email your thing? No problem! Write us with your lists, your questions or to set up a Concierge Shopping appointment and we'll get it done.
We still offer curbside pick-up, local delivery ($5 fee) as well as free gift wrap. We thank you for your patience as we respond to inquiries, we are still operating with a small staff. Thank you so much for supporting local, independent businesses.
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Birthday Baskets and Ice-Cream Parties
- BIRTHDAY BASKETS -
Do you have a birthday kid in your house? Create a Birthday Basket (think of it as a Wish List) to make it easy on guests and out-of-town family to find the perfect gift! Schedule an appointment to select items for your personal Birthday Basket; we'll wrap the gifts and have the bundle ready for the special day. Pop-ins are welcome too!
- ZOOM ICE-CREAM PARTIES -
Through our partnership with The Brown Cow Ice-Cream Parlor, we'll bring the party to YOU! Here's how it works:
- Go to The Brown Cow and book your Birthday Celebration Package for your family. Your choice of yummy cake will come with ice-cream, sprinkles, and party horns! (Flavors and selections may be limited; the cows are social distanced in the pasture so we have to be flexible.) You can also choose to have a Mini-Celebration Box sent to the friends coming to the Zoom birthday party!
- Set up your special GTB Concierge Birthday Shopping appointment to create a Birthday Basket. Think of this as a Wish List so grandparents, aunts, uncles and other special folks know what your most special wishes are for the birthday! (Guests can set up their own Concierge Shopping appointment to quickly choose from your Wish List.) Make sure to let us know that you have booked a Brown Cow Package, it'll cue us to hail the cows for the party.
- Please make sure you give us several days to plan so we can get the cakes made and get our cows in a row!
- Your Brown Cow Package will be delivered with your orange-clad gifts by yours truly. Any Mini-Celebration boxes will be taken to your guests by The Brown Cow.
Birthdays are special no matter whats going on. It's all about the energy and love we put into making them joyful.
Let's do this.
"I love shopping locally, and Geppetto's makes it easy. As a busy mom, I call ahead to take advantage of their curbside delivery, and a carefully selected and beautifully wrapped gift is brought right to my car!"
"Geppetto's has been a family destination for a long time now.
My kids love all the fun events, and I love that this small business shows such dedication to being a big part of the
Oak Park community."
"I had no idea where to start when it came to shopping for my 'tween' grandchild. But I knew I wanted something that ran on creativity and not on batteries. Geppetto's employees were so knowledgeable in helping me find just the right birthday gift!"
The toys are inspired, and the store environment is beautiful. My kids were encouraged to play as I shopped, making it a great day for all of us. Eric and Brandy have created a truly warm and welcoming experience!