If you are a friendly, outgoing, and motivated individual, Whistle Stop Hobby & Toy is your place!
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  • Whistle Stop is definitely my bargaining chip with my kids. They will clean the entire house for a trip to this toy and hoppy shop.
    Meghan N.
  • Whistle Stop is such a great asset to the community...if I ever need a gift for a child, I know that I can find one at Whistle Stop.
    Sam S.
  • As someone who is 37 and bought toys here as a child, I am so glad it's still open and I can take my children here. Lots of cool toys...
    Robert I.
  • Such a fun store and an amazing selection for all ages. Plus, they wrap your gifts for you. Definitely will be my place to go for gifts for the nieces and nephews.
    Tammy K.
  • Such a wonderful store. We all need to give these kinds of stores our business, instead of ordering everything online. They have a huge selection of great toys and they are friendly. I bought my nephew a gift and they wrapped it for me. Fantastic!
  • The staff is very knowledgeable! They can help you pick a gift for a child of any age and their recommendations are always spot on! Prices are competitive w/ Amazon & beautifully gift reason not to buy local.
    Donna H.
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Upcoming Events
  • Always Free, Always Fun!

    Saturday, June 10th 11am - 1pm
    Whistle Stop's Parking Lot

    Meet Mario & Princess Peach in person; Mama mia! There will be a bounce house, an inflated obstacle course, and complimentary ice cream from the J&W Truck. As Mario puts it, "Let's-a go!"

    Saturday, July 15th 11am - 1pm
    Whistle Stop's Book Corner

    Sail into Whistle Stop to join local author Lindsay Gizicki on an adventure that entails a read-aloud of her book, The Pirate Doctor, themed crafts, and cupcakes from Cake Mitten!

    Saturday, August 26th 11am - 1pm
    Whistle Stop's Parking Lot

    Whistle Stop is partnering with Chamberlin Pony Rides to provide a petting zoo, horseback rides, and a complimentary treat! Temporary glitter tattoos will be available for application.

    Each event is free and RSVPs are not enforced

    Visit our Facebook Page for reminders and information on upcoming events

    Questions? Call us at (586) 771-6770 or email us