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The Workshop Experience
Visiting Build-A-Bear - The Workshop Experience

WELCOME TO BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP!

What can you look forward to in a Build-A-Bear Workshop store? Our friendly Bear Builders will walk you through our one-of-a-kind experience of making personalized furry friends! You will have lots of fun during every step of our hands-on, interactive Workshop experience.

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 1. Choose Me
1. Choose Me

CHOOSE ME

Pick that special furry friend – everything from action-packed heroes and sporty mascots to popular characters and snuggly teddy bears!

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 2. Hear Me
2. Hear Me

HEAR ME

Add a special song or sound effect to your furry friend. You can even record a voice message in your own words!

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 3. Stuff Me
3. Stuff Me

STUFF ME

Customize your new friend with a special scent before adding its heart and lots of stuffing. Experience our iconic Heart Ceremony to give your furry friend all your love and wishes. Be sure to give your new friend its first hug to make sure it’s stuffed just right!

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 4. Dress Me
4. Dress Me

DRESS ME

Turn up the fun with outfits and cool extras! Have fun trying different outfits on your furry friend to find their PAWfect sense of style.

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 5. Name Me
5. Name Me

NAME ME

Every furry friend needs a name! It’s official once your new friend has a Birth Certificate of its beary own.

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 6. Take Me Home
6. Take Me Home

TAKE ME HOME

Get ready for adventure with your new furry friend! Carry your furry friend out yourself, or select a Bear Carrier, shopping bag, or classic Cub Condo before heading out to explore together.

Find A Store
Visiting Build-A-Bear - The Workshop Experience

WELCOME TO BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP!

What can you look forward to in a Build-A-Bear Workshop store? Our friendly Bear Builders will walk you through our one-of-a-kind experience of making personalized furry friends! You will have lots of fun during every step of our hands-on, interactive Workshop experience.

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 1. Choose Me
1. Choose Me

CHOOSE ME

Pick that special furry friend – everything from action-packed heroes and sporty mascots to popular characters and snuggly teddy bears!

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 2. Hear Me
2. Hear Me

HEAR ME

Add a special song or sound effect to your furry friend. You can even record a voice message in your own words!

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 3. Stuff Me
3. Stuff Me

STUFF ME

Customize your new friend with a special scent before adding its heart and lots of stuffing. Experience our iconic Heart Ceremony to give your furry friend all your love and wishes. Be sure to give your new friend its first hug to make sure it’s stuffed just right!

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 4. Dress Me
4. Dress Me

DRESS ME

Turn up the fun with outfits and cool extras! Have fun trying different outfits on your furry friend to find their PAWfect sense of style.

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 5. Name Me
5. Name Me

NAME ME

Every furry friend needs a name! It’s official once your new friend has a Birth Certificate of its beary own.

Visiting Build-A-Bear - 6. Take Me Home
6. Take Me Home

TAKE ME HOME

Get ready for adventure with your new furry friend! Carry your furry friend out yourself, or select a Bear Carrier, shopping bag, or classic Cub Condo before heading out to explore together.


Build-A-Bear | celeBEARate photos
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Build-A-Bear Events
Find A Store

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City or Zip Code


Don't live close to a Workshop?
Our online Bear Builder has you covered!

Build-A-Bear Events

Build-A-Bear Events

There's always something fun happening at Build-A-Bear Workshop!

Whether it's a holiday celeBEARation, the hottest movie releases, fun in-store giveaways or other special events, the Workshop is your destination for fun events the whole family can enjoy. Check out our upcoming events below!

Find A Store

There's always something fun happening at Build-A-Bear Workshop!

Whether it's a holiday celeBEARation, the hottest movie releases, fun in-store giveaways or other special events, the Workshop is your destination for fun events the whole family can enjoy. Check out our upcoming events below!


Build-A-Bear | Pay Your Age

Q: How long does it take to make a furry friend?

The Workshop experience is designed to be a fun process enjoyed by all, so you’re encouraged to shop and explore at a pace that is enjoyable for you. On average, most Guests spend about an hour in our store.

Q: Are outfits and accessories included in the price?

Outfits and accessories are sold separately from furry friends unless otherwise noted.

Q: Do I need to book a time?

No, simply visit your local Workshop during store hours and experience the fun! (Some special parties or location-specific events may require a reservation. Talk to an associate for details.)

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