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2022 Holiday Chicago Toy & Game Fair 
December 10th, 10am-6pm & December 11th, 10am-5pm
In-Person - New Venue - New Events - New Dates!
Join us at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont
We Rolled Back Prices! It is the Start of our 20th Year! Thank You for Your Support! 


2024 Chicago Toy & Game Fair 
Kick Off The Holiday Season with Us!
Funtastic Highlights for 2
024 TBA Soon! 
Saturday Nov. 9th, 10am-6pm & Sunday
Nov. 10th, 10am-5pm

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Here's What Happened at the...
2023 Holiday Chicago Toy & Game Fair 

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"We're gearing up to make waves and unleash the ultimate blast of excitement at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair! Get ready to feel the adrenaline surge as Gel Blaster storms the scene in a bigger, bolder, and better way than ever before. We're back with a tidal wave of exhilaration that will leave you drenched in fun and immersed in a world of epic battles. Prepare to witness the ultimate gel-blazing extravaganza that will rock your toy-loving world!" - Cami Croasdale, Director of Marketing Communications at Gel Blaster

The Chicago Toy & Game Fair is one of the stellar US toy and game consumer events in our industry. I’ve never seen more engaged kids and parents in one place, playing with everything at the different booths! - Julien Sharp, General Manager NA of Asmodee Group

Explore, Discover & Experience 

The 21st annual Holiday Chicago Toy & Game Fair (formerly at Navy Pier) - North America's largest toy & game fair open to the public with experiential and immersive events, interactive exhibits and activities for all ages!  


Here are Just a Few 2023 Highlights...  Something for Everyone! CHITAG is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! 



Stem Fun


Baby Paper

Giant JENGA!

Gel Blaster Zone! 

Plus-Plus Building

Flybar Bumper Cars

TOMY $500 Giveaway

Create with Magna-Tiles

Drive a Racecar Simulator

Catan Dice Shooter Game

Photos with Chicago Jedi

Young Inventor Challenge

Beer & Board Game Garden

Wrong Answers Only Game! 

Cowpie Catapult Tournament

Skaates from Chicago Wolves

Lifesize Barbie Box Photo Opp!

(Settlers of) Catan Sheepmobile

Abacus Brands' Virtual Experience

Open Tabletop Play & Trade Tables

Magicians, Karaoke and Characters

Happy Camper Live Fun Giveaways

Booths with new & hottest toys and games!

Thousands of Dollars in Giveaways and Prizes! 

Photos with Star Wars - 501st Legion - Vader's Fist

Azhelle Wade aka The Toy Coach Broadcasting Live!

Treasures $250 Game & Freeze Dried Candy Giveaway

PlayCHIC Toy/Game Inspired Fashion Show and Influencer Event

Make it a Holiday Weekend in Rosemont - Enjoy the Fair and More!

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and NW Indiana Event on November 4th!

Check back here for updates!

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Free Fair Tickets from Harry Caray's  when you order their Bat & Ball Dessert! 

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Visit the Catan's Sheepmobile - almost 24 ft. long! Play the Big Dice Shooter Game! 

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TOMY $500 Giveaway

Visit the TOMY booth and enter a drawing to win over $500 in toys and games!

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Abacus Brands

Inspiring imaginative play. Embrace immersive arts and technology through hands-on play.  

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Mercy Magic is back! Martin the Magician's illusions and tricks will confound and enchant you! 

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Treasures' Prize Package! 

Visit the Treasures' booth & enter a drawing to win over $250

of games & freeze dried candy! 

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Squaregles Prize Package! 

The winner gets every Squaregles set (a $510 value) and the first 100 purchasers get a cool free jute tote bag (pictured)

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Get your photo in the Lifesize Barbie Box!

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2019 YIC on stage Most Marketable Concept winner Alicia Alexander, David Norman, Super Thi

Young Inventor Challenge

Gel Blaster Activation! 

Gel Blaster was named Best Toy at Fair in 2022! They're back in 2023 in an even bigger activation! 

Kids ages 6 - 18 to showcase their toy & game inventions to toy & game industry execs, media & public

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ASTRA Retailer Lounge

Take a break right on the show floor and stop in the ASTRA Retail Lounge and ASTRA Play Awards Showcase! 

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Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & NW Indiana

The Girl Scouts are working on their plans and we will share soon! Scout families are welcomed as our guests! 

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501st Legion Vader's Fist

Star Wars! Fan Favorite!

Take a photo with your favorite character!  

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Cowpie Catapults Tournament - Register HERE Now!

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Beer & Board Game Garden

Open Tabletop Play Hosted by Fair Game Store! 

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Happy Camper Live

Giveaways and more fun stuff TBA! 

Wide selection of board games, Giant Jenga and more! 

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Dave & Busters

We don't know yet what games they are bringing, but we know it will be a blast! 


Meet Skates from the Chicago Wolves! 

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Chicago Jedi

When was the last time you had a sword fight with a Jedi! 


Have an Awesome Activation in Your Booth? Let Us Know! 

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Win Upbounder's Prize Package!

Win a $250 family game night bundle featuring Upbounders® best-selling themed children's products


Try Race Line Social's

Race Car simulator! 


Improv Playhouse on stage on Sunday! 

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PlayCHIC  Reimagined for 2023!  

When you combine toys and games with fashion, you get jaw-dropping looks for an unforgettable event bursting with energy and creativity with the power to stun and captivate people! We've had our PlayCHIC looks featured in Italian Vogue, London Fashion Week, the cover of the Int'l NY Times and more! 

Get your brand on the runway or just be part of the audience on November 4th. This is Influencer Event that everyone will be talking about!

Fun Photos from Past Fairs

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