The last thing that you need while planning your kid’s birthday party is to make five different stops just to fill up the goody bags. Consolidate your efforts by heading to one of these “one and done” destinations to stock up on the good stuff. Whether it’s candy, old-fashioned favorites, or even a low-maintenance pet that you’re after, we’re all about making your life just a little bit easier. After all, isn’t that what friends are for?

1. For Sweet Treats: Economy Candy

For a seriously sweet indulgence, head to the iconic Economy Candy. A Lower East Side institution since 1937, it's known as being the city's best spot for nostalgic and current candies alike. As the name suggests, buying in bulk keeps things budget-friendly.

Go: 108 Rivington St., Lower East Side, 212-254-1531

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Share your secrets – what’s your go to shop for filling birthday party goody bags?