NL's independent toy store since 2009

Gingersnap is St. Johns' local toy and childrens' store, located on Water Street West in the Waterford River Valley in beautiful Downtown St. John's, Newfoundland.

The Best Books & Workbooks

The Best Books & Workbooks

We find you the best books from around the world. (there are... 

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Our Store

Visit us at 803 Water Street, St. John's, right at the bottom of Waterford Bridge Road. We're OPEN for in-store shopping, and Contactless Curbside pickup is always available!

(709) 237-SNAP (7627)


Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-5pm

Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Monday: Closed

If you need something outside of these hours, drop us a line at or message us on Facebook/Instagram and we'll get back to you ASAP.

MASKS APPRECIATED! We're wearing ours, please wear yours!

We're happy to accommodate private shopping for folks who are keeping extra safe (or for those with sensory issues with mask use, too.) Just get in touch, and we'll do our best to make sure you're comfortable and feeling safe.

-Free off-street parking! You'll find our reserved spaces in the lot between Gingersnap and our next door neighbors, Found Consignment. You're welcome to use the side door parking lot entrance.

-We're right on Metrobus ZiP Route 3! The closest stop is right in front of our next door neighbors at RDM Industrial, Stop ID 1925.

-We gift wrap! It's FREE! Add a note at checkout or get in touch to request, and we'll let you know about the wrapping paper designs we currently have available. (Our own custom Gingersnap Wrap is truly recyclable!)

- In-store and Contactless Curbside pickup orders are ready RIGHT AWAY during our open hours, and delivery is available in the Metro area!

- Outisde of Newfoundland and Labrador? We CAN ship to you! At the moment, we handle out-of-province shipping by hand, so we'll get shipping rate options for you and process payment for shipping separately. Get in touch if you have any questions!

For enquiries about delivery, pickup, gift wrapping, or anything else, get in touch! Email, call (709) 237-SNAP, or DM us via Facebook or Instagram!

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***Exchange or store credit available on returns.***

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