ABOUT US

Our shop, Puppets on the Pier, first opened it’s doors in October of 1978. We are located in one of the world’s most beloved cities – San Francisco. Our shop is easy to find – we are located at the most visited tourist place in the city – Pier 39. Years ago we’ve started our catalog mail order program, but in our age of ever evolving technology – Internet store is being introduced for your convenience and pleasure. Our philosophy is quite simple – we want to bring you the best products available. We want you to find beautiful gifts in our store for your family or loved ones. We want you to enjoy shopping with us.

OUR STORE

In our store you will find all imaginable kind of puppets. We carry full line of world’s finest Folkmanis puppets, we have a wonderful selection of Full body and Glove puppets. Our marionettes are being made in many different countries around the world – from exquisite products of Czech marionette makers to distant and exotic places like Burma and Indonesia. In our store can find puppets for everyday use, puppet ministries, libraries, educational purposes, etc… Our internet store is designed for your shopping conveniece.

NEWS FEED

Puppet Horror Films
Listed below are the top 5 puppet horror films of all time. These films can take the hell out of a person, and their very names can give you cold feet. Do you have your own list of the best horror films ever? Then read this list and check if it matches! Poltergeist Poltergeist features a scary clown doll that abducts...
Different Puppet Shows
There are 23 different kinds of puppet shows that take place across the world. However, they are classified under eight broad heads which are more than enough to understand how the puppet shows differ. Let’s quickly see what the eight heads are and how they function. Glove Puppet: Glove puppet is also known as a hand puppet. In hand puppets, the...
Puppet TV Shows
Sesame Street: Sesame Street is one of the long-time favorite puppet shows of young and old alike. It is one of those puppets shows that bridges the cultural and educational gaps with play-way methods. They make that learning is fun and cater to the educational needs of the children. When television was the medium of attraction, these type of TV...

OUR SPECIALS

You will find a huge selection of gift ideas – puppets, marionettes, cartoon and popular book characters. We feature a full line of world’s finest Folkmanis puppets, Sunny & Co., Aurora World, Manhattan Toys, Bozart and many others. Look for Glove and Full Body PuppetsKermit the Frog Puppet, Czech and Exotic MarionettesSesame Street Characters.

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Puppet Horror Films

Top 5 Puppet Horror Films of all Time

Listed below are the top 5 puppet horror films of all time. These films can take the hell out of a person, and their...
Different Puppet Shows

Different Puppet Shows From Around the World!

There are 23 different kinds of puppet shows that take place across the world. However, they are classified under eight broad heads which are...