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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

Fair attendees

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!

Kids at the fair
Young Inventors

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

Booth 501 - Can't Miss It!
Alice Brooks


Play Area and

Race Track

PlayMonster Booth!

Meet Princess Etch-A-Sketch

Jane Labowitch is an artist who also responds to her professional

nom de plume,

Princess Etch-A-Sketch

Booth 511!
Alice Brooks

Meet Star Wars Characters from the 501st Legion! 

Tesla Model S Radio Flyer
Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Yo-yo competition

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! 

Magnificient Mile Lights Festival

Saturday Evening blocks from Fair!

Women in Toys Logo

Sculpture with music and water elements by acclaimed game inventor and sculptor! 

Jessie White Tumblers

On Stage on Sunday! Oral Health America Providing Toothbrushes! 

Dan Klitsner

Meet Toy & Game Inventors

This is Dan Klitsner, inventor of Bop It!, one of hundreds of inventors that will be

at the Fair!

Everywhere at Fair!

Kickstart Your Toy or Game! 

Try it all out

Toy & game companies welcome you to play with their toys, games and apps. Highly interactive! 

2017 Floor and Exhibitor List Below

2016 Fair Floorplan
Women in Toys Logo
Jessie White Tumblers
Kids at the fair
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