The Chicago Toy & Game Fair is Back in Chicago Nov. 15 – 18

We are so excited for Chicago Toy and Game Week on November 15-18 at Navy Pier. This is fun for the whole family and certainly a wonderland of magic and excitement for the kiddos!

For the first time ever, Santa Claus will be stopping by and working out of his toy workshop made from Magformers. But that’s not all! Take a look at what else is happening this year!

  • Take a test ride on Razor’s new Drift Rider
  • Race your own Automoblox car designs on the race track at PlayMonster’s booth
  • Meet Greedy Granny at the Goliath booth
  • WTTW’s The Big Idea Tour’s Traveling Lab takes the stage on Saturday, November 17 at 10:30am. Come and Wonder, Watch and Learn More!
  • New this year! Adults can stop by the Beer Garden for pints of cold suds and sit down to play some of the industry’s best games for grown ups.
  • Also new this year, bring your littles to the Baby and Toddler PlaySpace where young builders can try Mindware’s Keva Junior planks, Yoee Baby’s developmental baby toys and more.
  • Young inventors 6-18 vie for tens of thousands of dollars in scholarship money in the Young Inventor Challenge
  • Watch Princess Etch bring your favorite characters to life on her Etch-a-Sketch
  • NEW! Participate in the Stratego National Championship on Sunday November 18 (Sign up at
  • Moms can get a break at Mommy’s TimeOut in the Beer Garden. (Saturday, November 17 at 3pm)
  • Special needs families can come early both days for the Sensory Power Hour sponsored by Playfoam and the National Parenting Network
  • Scouts can earn a special Gravi-Trax patch at the Ravensburger booth for competing in a marble run
  • Challenge improv artist and comic Ken McGraw from the Upright Citizen’s Brigade to a hilarious game of Sculptapalooza in the Beer Garden
  • Contestants from coast to coast compete in the Yoyo Championship
  • Build LEGO pinewood derby cars and race!
  • Win a Safari Ltd. shopping spree!
  • Enjoy Ben’s Giant Bubble Show
  • Snap a photo with your favorite Star Wars characters
  • Plus, take advantage of discounts on the hottest holiday toys!