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 Conventions And Shows

 

Big John's

Monster con
at Carl Schurz High School

TOYCON
20 Years of Toy Shows

 

Tomkat Conventions

Santas
Toy Show


ILLINOIS PLASTIC KIT and TOY SHOW





Gurnee Comic Book Show

 


Kenosha Comic Book Show


Unique Events Toy Shows

Orland Park Sportscard and More Show
Conventions and Shows
Big John's
Monster Con
at Schurz High School Slocum Hall



Conventions and Shows
Big JOhn's mOnster Con
Schurz High School
3601 milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641
TBA
Time: 11:00  Admission: All Day Admission Adults $10.00  Kids $5.00
12 Noon - Mothra vs Godzilla
2:30PM - Godzilla vs The Sea Monster
4:50PM - Abbott & Costello Meet the Invisible Man
6:30PM - They Live
8:30PM - Army of Darkness
Held at the Historic Schurz High School Slocum Hall. Five great movies and a lobby full
of fun and scary stuff. All day admission so you can come and go all day long.
Featuring but not limited to:
Vintage and New Toys, Comics, DVDs,
Custom Models, Movie Posters,
Horror and Monster Collectibles, Star Wars Collectibles, Super Hero Action Figures,
Wacky Packages, Statues, 
Non-Sport Cards, Magazines, Collectibles,
Funko POPs, SH Monsterarts Godzilla Figures, Contests, Raffles,
and more,
Chicago Toy Show
Kane County Fairgrounds
525 S. Randall Rd.
St. Charles, IL 60174
Sunday 04/27/14
Sunday 10/26/14
Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM  Admission:Adults $9.00, Kids under 12 FREE
The Midwest's, if not the country's largest and longest running toy show. Featuring toys
from all eras, conditions, and genres. Multiple buildings of the fairgrounds are stuffed each
show with thousands of playtime treasures. Spend the day walking from building to building
browsing and shopping toys from the 1800's to the brand new exclusives and rarities.
http://chicagotoyshow.com/index.html
TOYCON
20 Years of Toy Shows
TOY CON
Bridgeview Community Center
7900 S. Oketo
Bridgeview, IL 60455
sunday 03/02/14
sunday 05/18/14
Sunday 08/03/14
Sunday 09/21/14
Sunday 11/02/14
Sunday 12/07/14
Time: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $4.00
The south side of Chicago's longest running toy show, Tables and tables full of toys,
action figures, dolls, comics and more. Don't miss the Star Wars Celebration Show
in May and the Holiday Charity Show in December.
http://toycontoyshow.homestead.com/

 

Godzilla Fest XXI
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL. 60018
FRiday 07/11/14
saturday 07/12/14
sunday 07/13/14
Friday Time: 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Admission: TBA
The largest convention in the world dedicated to Godzilla and the Kaiju genre. Tables and tables
fill the hotel's conference room with everthing Big G and more, From rare imported items to domestic
knick knacks, if it's Godzilla it's here, Movie screenings and other special events make this weekend
one of our favorites.
http://www.g-fan.com/index.php
Santas Toy Show
Santas Toy Show
Lincoln Center
2450 Lincoln St.
Highland, IN 46322
Saturday 03/08/14
Saturday 11/08/14
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: Adults $4.00 kids under 12 are free with an adult
Northern Indiana's longest running toy show at the wonderful Lincoln Center. From vintage to new,
something for everyone.
http://santasshows.com/

 

DANCON
Orland Park Civic Center
14750 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462

Sunday 03/22/15
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM  Admission: $3.00
The Chicago Southland's finest collection of independant comic creators storm quiet little Orland Park,
now twice a year. Come spend the day with artists, creators, and vendors from comicdom's darker side.
Featuring a large dose of horror inspired
comics, graphics, and toys.
http://danconcomic.blogspot.com/

Toy Box Toy Show
Woodland Park Civic Center
2100 Willowcreek Rd.
Portage, IN 46368
Saturday 10/04/14
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $2.00
Northern Indiana's best toy show at the immaculet Woodland Park Civic Center. From vintage to new,
something for everyone.












Toy Box Christmas Show
Laporte County Fairgrounds
2581 State Road 2
Laporte, IN 46350
Saturday 12/13/14
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $2.00
Northern Indiana's newest toy show, just in time for the Holidays. Merry Christmas.


KOKOMO CON
Kokomo Convention Center
1500 N. Reed Rd.
Kokomo, IN 46901

Saturday 10/18/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 pm  Admission: $10.00
Central Indiana's largest comic and toy convention. Booths fill the spacious convention center with comics,
toys, artwork, action figures, collectibles and more. Visit artist alley and meet some of today's best young comic artists
and writers. There's more than corn in Indiana, there is KOKOMO CON!
http://bedlamit6.wix.com/kokomo-con#
Unique Events Toy Shows
Tinley Park Annual Holiday Toy Show
Tinley Park High School
6111 West 175th Street
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477
Sunday 12/07/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: Adults $6.00 Kids 6 to 12 $2.00
Vintage and new toys and car memorabilia.
http://www.uniqueeventsshows.com/Tinley_Park_Dates.html

Countryside Collectors Classic Toy Show
Park Place Of Countryside
6240 Joliet Road
Countryside, Illinois 60525
Sunday 03/23/14
Sunday 10/19/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: Adults $6.00 Kids 6 to 12 - $2.00
Vintage and new toys and car memorabilia.
http://www.uniqueeventsshows.com/Countryside_Dates.html

Kalamazoo Circus Maximus Toy Show
Kalamazoo County Expo Center
2900 Lake Street 
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49048
Saturday 03/17/14
Saturday 11/29/14
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: Adults $6.00 Kids 6 to 12 $2.00
Vintage and new toys and car memorabilia.
http://www.uniqueeventsshows.com/Circus_Maximus_Dates.html


 

TCS Convention
Orland Park Civic Center
14750 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462

saturday 05/31/14
Saturday 11/08/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM  Admission: Adults $3.00 Kids $1.00
TCS has a new home at the always neat and tidy Orland Park Civic Center. Featuring comic and toy dealers from around
the midwest filling the big room table after table. Artist alley will be located in side room featuring some of the Chicago area's
best and brightest comic talent.
http://t-c-s.webs.com/
Gurnee Comic Book Show
Gurnee Comic Book Show
Holiday Inn Gurnee
6161 W. Grand Ave.
Gurnee, IL 60031
Sunday 01/19/14
Sunday 05/18/14
Sunday 08/31/14
Sunday 11/09/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM  Admission: $2.00
The comic show on the border! Come on out to the Holiday Inn and browse table after table of comics, toys and collectibles.
Easy access from the expressway and plenty of free parking make for a pleasant afternoon.
Chicago Comic Con
Donald E. Stephens
Convention Center

5555 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Thursday 08/21/14
Friday 08/22/14
Saturday 08/23/14
Sunday 08/24/14

Time: Various Check Website  Admission: Check Website
Chicagoland's biggest and best POP Culture convention. From comics and toys to celebrities and geeks, Comic Con has it all!
Join us for a long weekend of fanboy fun.
http://www.wizardworld.com/chicago.html
ILLINOIS PLASTIC KIT
And TOY SHOW
Dupage County Fairgrounds
ILLINOIS PLASTIC KIT and TOY SHOW
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 West Manchester Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
Sunday 02/23/14
Sunday 09/28/14
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  Admission: Adults $5.00 Kids Under 12 $2.00
Dupage County's longest running toy show. Featuring everything from die-casts
to action figures to comics.
http://www.pthinc.com/content.do?region=UpcomingEvents
Mighty Con
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 W. Manchester
Wheaton, IL 60189

Saturday 06/28/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM  Admission: Adults $5.00 Kids 12 and under FREE
The Midwest's fastest growing convention promotion. Come on out to a Mighty Con show near you.
http://geekinccomics.com/


Mighty Con
Wolff's Flea market
1775 N. Rand Rd
Palatine, IL 60074
TBD
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM  Admission: ****FREE****
The Midwest's fastest growing convention promotion. Come on out to a Mighty Con show near you.
Totally free convention for guests and vendors!
http://geekinccomics.com/


Mighty Con
American Serb Hall
5101 W. Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53219

Sunday 09/21/14
Time: 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM  Admission: Adults $5.00 Kids 12 and under FREE
The Midwest's fastest growing convention promotion. Come on out to a Mighty Con show near you.
http://geekinccomics.com/



Mighty Con
Papa luigi's II
1919 12th Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172

TBD
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM  Admission: Adults $5.00 Kids 12 and under FREE
The Midwest's fastest growing convention promotion. Come on out to a Mighty Con show near you.
http://geekinccomics.com/


Mighty Con
Pheasant Run Megacenter
4051 E. Main St.
St. Charles, IL 60174

TBD
Friday Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Admission: $10.00 per day or $15.00 Weekend Pass
The Midwest's fastest growing convention promotion. Come on out to a Mighty Con show near you.
http://geekinccomics.com/



Kenosha
Comic Book Show
Kenosha Comic Book Show
Radisson Hotel
and Conference Center
11800 108th Street
Pleasant Prarie, WI 53158
Sunday 02/16/14

Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM  Admission: $2.00
The comic show on the border! Come on out to the Radisson and browse table after table of comics, toys and collectibles.
Easy access from the expressway and plenty of free parking make for a pleasant afternoon.
Wheaton All Night Flea Market
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 W. Manchester
Wheaton, IL 60189
Saturday 08/16/14 4:00 PM
to
Sunday 08/17/14 4:00 AM
Admission: $7.00
Treasure hunting under the stars at one of the funnest flea markets around. Rated the #5 flea market
in the country. Be a night owl and hit the fairgrounds for great deals on toys, comics, collectibles and more.
http://zurkopromotions.com/allnightfleamarket.htm

 

Chicago Non-Sport Card Show
Holiday Inn
150 S. Gary Ave.
Carol stream, IL 60188
TBD
Time: Various Check Website  Admission: TBA
Chicagoland's premier non-sport card show. Multiple rooms full of rare vintage and hot new releases.
Enjoy the day at the hotel and browse for that card to complete your favorite set.
http://www.nonsportcardshows.com/index.html
Orland Park Sportcard
and More Show
Orland Park Sportcard
and More Show
Oland Park Civic Center
14750 South Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462

TBD
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $1.00
The south side of Chicago's finest and longest running sportcard show. Also featuring non-sport cards,
toys, and comics.
CollectorCon
CollectorCon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
213 W. 4000 S. Rd.
Kankakee, IL 60901

Sunday 10/26/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM  Admission: $3.00
Come and join J the Collector and gang for a fun filled show at the Kankakee County Faigrounds.
Tables filled with comics, cards, toys, and more to browse and buy will fill the facility. Don't miss
the raffles and other attractions to be announced.
http://collectorcon.ucoz.com/
Tomkat Conventions

Hammond FOP 51 Collectible Show
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 51
7527 Kennedy Ave
Hammond, IN 46323

Saturday 03/08/14
Saturday 11/15/14

Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $1.00
Tomkat Comics & Conventions brings a collectible convention to Hammond Indiana with fun for the whole family.

http://www.tomkatcomics.com/

Bourbonnais Collectible Show
Legends Sports Complex
70 Ken Hayes Dr.
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Sunday 07/27/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM  Admission: $3.00
Another Tomkat production in the heart of Bears training camp territory.
http://www.tomkatcomics.com/

cece
mIDWAY hoLIDAY inN
6624 S. cICERO
Chicago, Il 60638
Saturday 06/29/13
Sunday 06/30/13

Saturday Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Admission: $6.00
Saturday Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Admission: $6.00
Chicago's original non-sport card show is back and better than ever. Now at it's new home at the wonderful Midway Holiday Inn.
Weekend spectacular celebrating Chicago's artistic talent.


















ETC Indy BASH Show
UNO Charter School
Veteran's Memorial Campus
1st Floor Gymnasium
4248 W. 47th Street
Chicago, IL. 60632
Saturday 07/06/14
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Over 40 dealer tables. Featuring vintage to present day toys and comics.
Like us on facebook: 
https://www.facebook.com/pages/ETC-Exotikz-Toy-and-Comic-Show/494071157323506?fref=ts

Flashback Weekend 2014
Chicago Horror Convention
Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont, Il. 60018
Fri, Sat, Sun    08/08/14  to  08/10/14
Time: Friday 3:00 PM to 8:45 PM
        Saturday 9:30 AM to 6:45 PM
        Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention .
Chicago’s largest and longest running Horror Convention.
He have a HUGE line-up of celebrity guests and special events!
http://www.flashbackweekend.com/


2014 Northwest Indiana Comic Con
Villa Cesare
900 Eagle Ridge Drive
Schererville, IN 46375

Sunday 02/23/14
Time:  10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
NWI Comic Con brings POP-CULTURE to NORTHWEST INDIANA!
Comics, Artists, Anime, Cosplay Contests, Gaming, Toys & More!
Affordable, All-Ages Show, Free Parking, Free WiFi, Giveaways, & Food Concessions.
NWI Needs a con that is affordable and fun for everyone and here it is.

www.nwi-comic-con.com
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