Santa is coming to Chicago early this year, or at least his elves are.
And where will they be setting up shop? Right here at Navy Pier for the 10th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair on November 17 and 18!
Have you ever had that dream where you walk into a toy store the size of an exhibition hall? The Chicago Toy & Game Fair brings that dream to life with its massive exhibit in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall!
Preview, play with, and purchase the hottest new toys from all around the world, meet some of the fabulous inventors who created them (don’t forget that autograph book!), and participate in some giant-sized games of Bananagrams, Pajaggle, and more!
Dine with Vader’s 501st Legion at the popular Star Wars luncheon on Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. One question: will you join the dark side?
Give your own little inventor their own showcase. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., boys and girls ages 6-18 can exhibit their original toys or games for the chance at Best in Show!
Check out the live performances happening all day on Sunday from the Radio Disney Party Patrol, Lil’ Buds Theater, and other great theater companies!
Play dress-up at the Pony Royale Princess Party! Girls ages 3-8 will each receive a free princess pony with interchangeable manes and tails on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.!
And make sure you stop by the Holiday Heroes Toy Donation Booth on both days where Chicago Firefighters will be collecting toy donations and giving out firefighter hats!
The Toy & Game Fair is the perfect chance for you and your children to explore your creativity and be inspired!
The Fair runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 18.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-13, and free for Educators and Librarians, Scouts in uniform, Retail and Trade individuals, and Military Personnel. More information about the Chicago Toy & Game Fair can be found here.