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Board Game Stores near Carlsbad, CA

A Roundup of Local Board Game Stores near Carlsbad to Support This New Years in Carlsbad, CA

With the end of the year closing in, many of us may be looking for something our families can do for Christmas or New Years’. One option is to have a family game night with those you live with! Plus, supporting local game stores are a great way to provide support to the community. Many hold after school programs or clubs to enjoy. At Bob Baker Mazda, we spotlight local board game stores you can shop while social distancing in the Carlsbad area.

Pair A Dice Games

Located in western Vista, Pair A Dice Games is the spot to find the latest major games from around the world. From Chess and puzzles to Warhammer and Magic: The Gathering, the location is filled with shelves of games that come with friendly and helpful service. They currently offer curbside pickup, but if you want to stop in, masks are required for all occupants.

Imperial Games

For those looking for a more specialized game store, Imperial Games is a great local place to stop for a wide range of card games and collectibles. Located further east in Vista than Pair A Dice, the spot specializes in Magic: The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Pokémon cards. They’re best known for their solid pricing and ability to find you what you need. They also offer in-store purchasing but require masks and proper social distancing.

Geppetto’s Toys

Found at The Forum in Carlsbad, Geppetto’s Toys is a great local chain of toy stores. It’s the place to find items to keep younger children busy during the holiday season. With more of a focus on arts & crafts and classic toys, they offer a selection of board games and puzzles as well. Their Carlsbad location is available for online ordering with curbside pickup and even in-store shopping with social distancing requirements.

Knowhere Games & Comics

If you’re headed towards Escondido, you may want to check out Knowhere Games and Comics. Most known for their wide selection of comics to purchase, they also have select board games to purchase and play during this winter season. Outside of quarantine, they offer free gaming tables for friends and parties and even have rentable rooms! In the meantime, you can browse their shelves while socially distancing.


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