Stage 1: Young Inventor Challenge Highlights from 2019 - can't wait to see this year's young inventors!
Stage 3: Here is just one of the stories we will be sharing with you - Radio Flyer!
2020 Virtual Chicago Toy & Game Fair!
We may not be able to see one another in person this year, but we can still have fun! Spanning 8 virtual stages, there’s something for everyone! Explore, Discover & Experience!
Saturday, November 21, 2020 10am - 6pm
Sunday, November 22, 2020, 10am - 6pm
Stage 1: The Young Inventor Challenge Awards Presentation and a workshop for young inventors
Stage 2: Preschoolers will enjoy entertainment, everything from behind the scenes of making a toy or game, storybook reading by characters, magic, singalongs, and more!
Stage 3: Gather the whole family together to hear the stories behind your favorite toys and games.
Stage 4: Watch Columbia College's Twitch programming for our viewers with student games currently in development and interviews with those designers.
Stage 5: We will be sharing highlights from the past ten years of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival tree-lighting parade. Who does LOVE parades!
Stage 6: How about a bit of British programming? We've partnered with Dr, Amanda Gummer's Play at Home Fest for some awesome programming with an accent!
Stage 7: Get out your Etch-A-Sketches and sketch with Princess Etch!
Stage 8: Fun with E-Blox! Everyone loves E-Blox a leader in educational electronic toys and products that engage children to Learn by Building
Stage 4: Here's a sneak peek of Columbia College's Twitch programming. They will create programming just for our viewers with student games currently in development and interviews with those designers.
Stage 5: We will be sharing highlights from the past ten years of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival tree-lighting parade. Who doesn't LOVE parades!
Stage 6: Enjoy British programming? We've partnered with Dr, Amanda Gummer's Play at Home Fest for some awesome programming with an accent! Here is a sample of the fun!
Stage 7: Get our your Etch-A-Sketches and sketch with Princess Etch! Here is a sneak preview!
"I've attended the Chicago Toy & Game Fair several times. 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