Chicago Toy and Game Fair 2017

The Chicago Toy and Game Fair (ChiTAG) is next weekend, November 18-19, 2017! It’s the biggest toy and game fair in North America that’s open to kids of all ages and we have it right here at Navy Pier. Keep reading to get the details and a 50% admission discount code!

You can preview, play with, and test the hottest toys and games from around the world and many of them haven’t even hit the shelves yet! There are even opportunities to meet the inventors. There’s a huge variety of companies there, from small family businesses that have a passion for their products to large corporations with many divisions of toys and games. We go to ChiTAG every year and look forward to checking out all the latest and greatest.

This year, you will find Legos playsets, Build or Boom, Shark Bite, Catch the Fox, Rummikub Twist, Fish Food, all new Doggie Doo, Greedy Granny, Ultra Dash, Marbleocity, Automoblox, Magformers, Tileblox, Clicformers, Ice Cool, King Frog, Reef Route, Woo-Hoo, Flower Fairies, Peter Rabbit Secret Garden, 8-Bit Art Mario and many more!

Besides checking out new and popular toys and games, you can take your photo with Star Wars characters and Princess Etch, catch Ben’s Bubble Show, enjoy Mercy Magic. There are also contests, giveaways, ride-on vehicles, and the Young Inventor Challenge where kids bring in their own inventions with presentations.


We are offering 50% off ChiTAG admission! Enter the discount code ChiTAGPLAY when you register here:


We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero, a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking. Visit the Chicago Toy and Game Fair Parking Page to find and reserve convenient parking with rates up to 50% off drive-up. Enter promo code CHITAG at checkout for $5 off your parking reservation!

While you are there…

After playing your way through ChiTAG, head to Michigan Ave for the Festival of Lights Parade! Click here for the Michigan Avenue Lights Festival Schedule of Events.

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Annie Tandy
Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie, her husband, and their kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

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