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Chicago Toy & Game Fair
Mark Your Calendars for November 17th - 18th, 2018! Details TBA!
Here is what happened in 2017....
Join us... for a wonder-inspiring weekend at the 15th annual Fair brought to you as part of the Chicago Toy & Game (ChiTAG) Week - the largest non-hobby toy and game fair open to the public in North America! Enjoy the many special events that appeal to all ages 0 to 100! Play is pivotal in cognitive development and social skills. Expand your brains, get social, come out and play with us at the Fair!
2017 Awesome Events!
U.S. National Rummikub Championship
Giant Soggy Doggy! (and we mean GIANT)
Meet Princess-Etch-A-Sketch, Ride the PlayMonster Super Swing
LIVE Unboxing: Check out live unboxings from our Play Influencer team!
Ultra Dash Game Race, Automoblox Play Area and Race Track
Interactive Exhibits, Test out Products Before They Hit Retail Shelves
Photo Ops: Snap a photo with some of your favorite characters from Star Wars!
Meet Toy & Game Inventors from Around the World
Shop for the Hottest New and Classic Toys for the Holidays
Enter the Young Inventor Challenge
Chicago's Largest Brush-a-Thon
Yo-Yo Championship - Contestants from Coast to Coast
Be entertained by Ben’s Giant Bubble Show
Giveaways, Stage Events, Magic Shows, Contests
Come to the Fair!
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
10am Fair opens to public
6pm Fair closes for the day
Sunday, November 18th, 2018
10am Fair opens to public
5pm Fair finished until 2018
"I've attended the Chicago Toy & Game Fair several times and it's always an exciting experience. There are plenty of activities for the whole family; my kids love playing with toys and trying new things. I love seeing the newest products before they hit the store shelves. " -Sarah Parisi of Toddling Around Chicagoland
"ChiTAG is my go-to event for awesome Christmas presents for my kids!" -Crystal Paschal, Fundamental Children's Books, Indianapolis, Indiana
2018 TBA! 2017 Highlights Below!
GIANT Soggy Doggy!
Giant Soggy Doggy game is full of Soakin' surprises!!!
Win a trip to Israel for the World Championship. Incl. airfare for 2 & Waldorf Astoria hotel accommodations.
U.S. National Rummikub Championship!
Young Inventor Challenge
Kids ages 6 - 18 to showcase their toy & game inventions to toy & game industry execs, media & public
Play Area and
Meet Princess Etch-A-Sketch
Jane Labowitch is an artist who also responds to her professional
nom de plume,
Meet Star Wars Characters from the 501st Legion!
Giant Build or Boom!
Visit the Goliath Games Booth and Be the First to Stack or Get Boomed!
IL State Yo-Yo Championship
Are you the best yo-yoer? Entrants from coast-to-coast!
Saturday Evening blocks from Fair!
Sculpture with music and water elements by acclaimed game inventor and sculptor!
On Stage on Sunday! Oral Health America Providing Toothbrushes!
Meet Toy & Game Inventors
This is Dan Klitsner, inventor of Bop It!, one of hundreds of inventors that will be
at the Fair!