Okay, let's be honest, one of the best things about having kids is you get to play with TOYS again! And what is more fun than a weekend filled with the latest and greatest toys of the year?! I am super excited to be attending the Chicago Toy & Game Fair at Navy Pier for the very first time.
Not only will there be tons of fun toys and games, but family focused events as well! There is something for everyone in your family!
: Check out the Young Inventor Challenge (YIC) exhibits and delight in the creative, fun toy and game inventions these aspiring young creators comprised this year! Cast your votes for the “Best in Show” and the “People’s Choice” awards and see who goes home a winner.
: The Cantan National Championship is open to anyone ages 18 and up. Players will compete on Saturday, November 22nd by playing 3 games of Settlers of Cantan. The players are then ranked and the top 16 will be invited back on Sunday to compete in the final rounds. The winner will be sponsored by Mayfair Games to travel to GenCon 2015 to compete for the chance to represent the USA in the 2016 World Championship
: The first 1,000 guests to the fair will receive a copy of “About Jenga” by inventor/author Leslie Scott, so get there early! Leslie Scott will be signing copies of her book both Saturday and Sunday.
: Meet and eat with your favorites from Star Wars 501st Legion: Vader’s First! (Registration required: http://www.chitagfair.com/
star-wars-luncheon/ ; Cost: $30 per child, $36 per adult
: Participate in the U.S. Rummikub Championship. The winner receives a round trip flight for two and $1,000 in travel expenses to the Rummikub World Championship in Germany in 2015
About the Fair (source: www.chitagfair.com):
We showcase the best Toys & Games from around the globe!
The Chicago Toy & Game Fair is your destination to discover what's hot for the holidays. Try out toys and games before you shop on Black Friday. You are certain to find some great additions to your family collection of toys and games.
Plan a fun family trip to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair. Meet the inventors of Operation, Rainbow Loom, Jenga and more! Walk in the Frozen Parade, compete in the Settlers of Catan and Rummikub tournaments, participate in the Young Inventor Challenge, use the force at the Star Wars Luncheon, Marvel at the Illinois Yo-Yo Championship. Experience dinosaurs, stage events, rides, contests and more MORE MORE!
Ready to attend and have a fun day hiding from the cold? Check out the Chicago Toy and Game Fair website to learn more and purchase tickets! Tickets are only $10 for Adults (Ages 13+) and $5 for Children (Ages 3-12). Also, all children under 3 are absolutely FREE!
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