With April Fools’ Day around the corner, gag gifts and naughty jokes are the topic of conversations. It’s a day of excitement, mischief and a whole lot of fun. These South Florida stores offer everything just for such an occasion from gag gifts and novelty items to funny greeting cards and provocative pranks. Even humorous t-shirts set the tone for celebrating the out-of-the-ordinary day.

Magic Hut
401 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 577-3069
www.magichutonline.com

There would be no April Fools’ Day without pranks and there are plenty of those options at Magic Hut. Magic Hut offers prank products that range from the classics such as itching powder to the lesser known including golf balls that magically vanish and lipstick that explodes. The prices are incredible and sure to inspire extra hijinks for the first of April. Magic Hut in Downtown Miami at the Bayside Marketplace is joined by a second South Florida location in the Aventura Mall.


To The Moon Marketplace
2205 Wilton Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
(954) 564-2987
www.tothemoonmarketplace.com

To The Moon Marketplace is a hidden gem featuring all sorts of odds and ends for lighthearted fun. The store is at once a sweets shop and novelty gift shop featuring an impressive stock of gag gifts and tongue-in-cheek items. The April Fools’ Day-appropriate items include funny greeting cards, snack worms, gag gifts featuring adult humor and more. The lovely assortment of special edition candy lines and hard-to-find productions offer ways to make up for naughty pranks by way of gifts such as Carrot Cake M&Ms.


Crazy For Costumes
1343 S.W. 8th St.
Miami, FL 33135
(305) 858-5029
www.crazyforcostumes.com

Crazy For Costumes may have built quite the reputation for Halloween but it is quite useful for April Fools’ Day as well. The costume store sells a wonderful selection of joke and prank items as appropriate for professional clowns and other entertainers as they are for those simply having fun. Prank items include a fake rubber chicken that makes sounds, a dangling rubber arm, a two-headed quarter and more. Magician’s props also find their way well into the theme.

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Koto
811 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 532-5686
www.kotoaspen.com

Koto on Lincoln Road may be considered to be a playground for adults and teens. It’s an upscale gift shop with everything from fancy design objects and good sunglasses to odd figurines and makeup. Colorful bells with messages to be rang for naughty requests, clip-on mustaches, umbrellas that look like samurai swords and brass knuckle handle mugs are just a few of the surprises that have been discovered in store at any given time. Prices vary from the very affordable to the higher end.


Big Frog Custom T-Shirts
1519 South University Drive
Plantation, FL 33324
(954) 530-5670
www.bigfrog.com

April Fools’ Day is the right excuse to get hilarious custom tees made. Big Frog celebrates fun and playful designs and will cater to customers’ specifications using their submitted artwork for printing. Custom gifts are also available including wine bags and coasters. The turnaround time is just 24 hours and no art fees, set-up fees or minimums are applied to orders.

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Chanoa Chen is a Fashion Merchandiser, Freelance Writer and Blogger. Chanoa has contributed stories to top firms including QVC Insider Germany and regularly contributes to CBS Local Miami and Examiner.com. She may be reached via: bokilovellc@gmail.com.
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