Bring the kiddies if you dare to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair at Navy Pier, November 21-22, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!
Pop Quiz: In what city in the world were Radio Flyers, False Chattering Teeth, Mouse Trap, Lincoln Logs, Beanie Babies, Inchworm, Toss Across, and TMX Elmo invented? New York? Wrong? Chicago? Correct!
Yay toys! It is estimated that 33% of attendees to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair will be under four feet tall! The rest will be parents, inventors, sales persons, toy company reps and contest judges! Your child can enter the Young Inventor Challenge and show their inventions to a panel of experts!
Enjoy exhibits from HEXBUG, Razor, Everest, Rainbow Room, Spinmaster and a whole lot more! Eat at the Saturday Star Wars Luncheon featuring Chicago-style hot dogs, the Chewbacca Nacho Bar, and—be still my heart—Wookie Cookies! And, of course, meet Star Wars characters! Enjoy prizes and giveaways!
Navy Pier is located at 600 East Grand Avenue on beautiful Lake Michigan. For more information, call (800) 595-7437 or go online to www.chitagfair.com. Free admission to Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in uniform!
Make your Chicago Game and Toy Fair experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.