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Topic: Best brick and mortar magic shops in california for me to visit
Message: Posted by: sappledo (Jul 12, 2019 02:52PM)
I'm visiting California the week of August 12th for 5 days. I want to visit some brick and mortar shops in the state. I'll be traveling from LA to Sacremento over my 5 days. Any great shops still around? Thanks!!!
Message: Posted by: Threecard (Jul 27, 2019 11:52PM)
San Diego Magic Shop for sure! They have two locations, one by the beach and one in the city. The one in the city has a dinner theater behind a hidden door, so I'm sure you would need reservations. https://www.magicshopsandiego.com/
Both locations were well stocked and had excellent people to demo everything. I was so great full to find such an excellent brick and mortar! It's a bit south of LA but don't miss the opportunity! Do a bit of google search and I'm sure you will find a shop near Studio City
There are also:
Hocus Pocus in Fresno
Misdirections and Houdini's in San Fran...
Sounds like you will have a great trip...let us know how it goes......
Message: Posted by: TomB (Jul 31, 2019 03:16AM)
I went to the gas lamp San Diego shop. A little expensive and compact, but the person behind the counter was decent. I have no idea how he did the trick he showed me. I did buy a few magic souvenirs.

I also had no idea about any secret doors for dinner. How do you even get reservations?

I don't think the beach magic shop is still open.
Message: Posted by: StephenRoy (Sep 14, 2019 11:04AM)
Iíll give a shout out to the guys at The White Rabbit Magic Shop in Santa Paula/Ventura area. Http://we-magic.com. If you are there on the first Thursday of the month, the do a magic fellowship with area magicians thatís really great.