Golden Hobby Gift Shop

549 Franklin Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

Center Manager – Cheryl Hager

Golden Hobby Gift Shop is a senior arts and consignment shop that offers an array of handmade goods for sale, including quilts, ceramics, woodcrafts, paintings and more, all made by Columbus-area seniors. Staffed by Columbus Recreation and Parks Department employees and a group of dedicated senior volunteers, the shop also offers a variety of art- and craft-making classes, ranging in skill level from beginner to advanced. Since 1971, more than 5,000 members have sold their items through the shop.

For information about classes, activities or consignor opportunities, call 614-645-8329.

Upcoming Events

Sunday Shop & Listen

Nov. 7 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
549 Franklin Ave.

If you haven’t visited us yet at our new location, you haven’t seen the fantastic character and layout of our new space, along with so many new consignor artists. We invite you to attend a FREE concert in the CPAC Van Fleet Theater on Sunday, November 7 at 3:00 p.m. hosted by Sunday at Central (, a nonprofit chamber music recital series that offers intimate, personalized traditional chamber music concerts featuring internationally recognized professional musicians. The program will consist of Haydn – String Quartet, Op. 33, No. 2 “The Joke”, and Beethoven – String Quartet, Op. 74 “The Harp”. Come early, shop our great selection of gifts, home decor, wearables, and holiday items. The shop opens at 1:00, doors to the Van Fleet Theater open at 2:15, and the concert begins at 3:00. Parking is free in the lot across the street. Masks are required.


50th Anniversary & Holiday Open House

Nov. 19-20 from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Nov. 21 from 1-4 p.m.
549 Franklin Ave.

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Golden Hobby Gift Shop! With every purchase, receive a free hand-crafted ornament. Enjoy sparkling cider and wrapped chocolates. Mrs. Claus will also be present.


The Discovery District’s Trolley Hop

Dec. 4 Noon-4 p.m.

Join us for the annual Discovery District Trolley Hop featuring free holiday craft-making for kids. Mrs. Claus will be present.