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Big John's

Monster con

TOYCON
20 Years of Toy Shows

 

Tomkat Conventions
CollectorCon

Tomkat Conventions
Buster Con Toy Show










Santas
Toy Show




ILLINOIS PLASTIC KIT and TOY SHOW






Unique Events Toy Shows

Southside Comic Book Show

The World Vintage Toy and Collectible Show
Conventions and Shows





Big John's
Monster Con





Conventions and Shows
Comic Con Revolution
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 n. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

Saturday 06/01/19
Sunday 06/02/19
Time: Sat. 10:00AM to 7:00PM
  Sun. 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Admission: See Website
Chicagoland's newest comic con, be there in June.
http://comicconrevolution.com/chicago/













Sunday Sci-fi Spectacular
Patio Theater
6008 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60634
Saturday 03/10/18
Time: 11:30AM to 7:00PM
All Day Admission - Adults $10.00 Kids $5.00
The Monster guys are back and invading a new theater. Big John brings his monster show to the Patio Theater.
All day admission includes the full movie line up and access to vendor area in lobby.
Come on out, bring the family, and get your monster on at Sci-Fi Spectacular.
Chicago Toy Show
Kane County Fairgrounds
525 S. Randall Rd.
St. Charles, IL 60174
Sunday 04/22/18
Sunday 10/28/18
Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM  Admission:Adults $10.00, 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
25 Years of Toy Shows
TOY CON
Bridgeview Community Center
7900 S. Oketo
Bridgeview, IL 60455
saturday 02/10/18 Night Time Show
Sunday 03/04/18
Sunday 04/15/18 - At Toyota Park
sunday 05/20/18
saturday 07/21/18 Night Time Show
Sunday 08/05/18
Saturday 09/08/18 Night Time Show
Sunday 09/23/18 Lincoln Center Highland Indiana
Sunday 11/04/18
Sunday 12/02/18
Day Show Time: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $4.00
Night Show Time: 6:00 PM to 11:00 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.
The Highland, IN show is at the
Lincoln Center 2450 Lincoln St. Highland, IN 46322


July 13th - July 15th, 2018

Godzilla Fest XXIII
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL. 60018
FRiday 07/13/18
saturday 07/14/18
sunday 07/15/18
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 Highland
Lincoln Center
2450 Lincoln St.
Highland, IN 46322
Saturday 02/24/18
SaTURDAY 11/03/18
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/

Santas Toy Show Crown point
St. Mathias Church
101 W. Burrell Dr. 
Crown Point, IN 46307
sATURDAY 04/07/18
Saturday 09/15/18
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: Adults $3.00 kids under 12 are free with an adult
Northern Indiana's longest running toy show has a new show at a new venue. From vintage to new,
something for everyone.
http://santasshows.com/



 

Toys N' Cosplay Con
14500 Kostner
Midlothian, IL 60445
Sunday 03/11/18
Sunday 05/27/18
Sunday 09/23/18
Sunday 11/11/18
Sunday 12/16/18
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM  Admission: Free
Toys, Comics, and Cosplay. What more could someone ask for. come out and have some fun.
ToyBox Toy Show
Portage, Indiana
Toy Box Toy Show
Woodland Park Civic Center
2100 Willowcreek Rd.
Portage, IN 46368
Saturday 03/17/18
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $3.00 kids 12 & under are free
Northern Indiana's best toy show at the immaculet Woodland Park Civic Center. From vintage to new,
something for everyone.














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

TBD
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 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://www.kokomocon.com/
Unique Events Toy Shows
Tinley Park Annual Holiday Toy Show
Tinley Park High School
6111 West 175th Street
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477

Sunday 12/02/18
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 03/18/18
Sunday 10/21/18

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 05/19/18
Saturday 11/24/18

Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: Adults $7.00 
Vintage and new toys and car memorabilia.

http://www.uniqueeventsshows.com/Circus_Maximus_Dates.html

Scale Auto, Hobby and Toy Show
American SeRb Hall
5101 West Oklahoma Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53219
Sunday 01/21/18
Sunday 03/04/18
Sunday 11/04/18
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: Adults $5.00 Kids 6 to 12 $2.00
Vintage and new toys and car memorabilia.
http://www.uniqueeventsshows.com/Scale_Auto_Hobby_Toy_Show.html

Brew City Advertising Show
American SeRb Hall
5101 West Oklahoma Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53219
Sunday 03/11/18
Sunday 10/28/18
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: Adults $5.00 Kids 6 to 12 $2.00
Vintage and new beer and advertising collectibles.
http://www.uniqueeventsshows.com/Brew_City_Advertising_Show.html

Porter County Monster Comic Con
Porter County Expo Center
215 E. Division Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383

TBD
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM  Admission: Adults $10.00 Kids 10yrs and under are free
Valparaiso's finest pop culture event at the beautiful Porter County Expop Center.
Comics, toys, guests, cosplay and much much more. Fun for the whole family.

https://www.portercountymonstercomiccon.com/

Midwest Toy Fest
Wyndham Hotel
2544 Executive Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46241
Saturday 11/10/18
Sunday 11/11/18

Saturday: 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM  Sunday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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.
http://www.midwesttoyfest.com

G CON
Orland Park Civic Center
14750 S. Ravinia Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462
Sunday 09/30/18
Time: 9:30AM to 2:00PM  Admission: $3.00
Visit Chicago's newest Southside Comic Convention. From vintage to fresh off the spinner racks, there will be comics for everyone.

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 02/25/18
Sunday 09/30/18
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.
http://www.pthinc.com/content.do?region=UpcomingEvents
Kenosha
Comic Book Show
Kenosha Comic Book Show
Radisson Hotel
and Conference Center
11800 108th Street
Pleasant Prarie, WI 53158
TBD
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.





November 24th and 25th 2018
Wheaton All Night Flea Market
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 W. Manchester
Wheaton, IL 60189
Saturday 08/18/18 3:00 PM
to
Sunday 08/19/18 3:00 AM

Admission: $7.00 Kids 12 and under free with adult
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


Pop Culture Con
Pheasant Run Resort
Mega Center
4051 East Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
Saturday 11/24/18 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday 11/25/18 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Admission: $12.00 for both days
Chicago Pop Culture Con is a multi-genre convention of Comics,
Toys, Gaming, SCI-FI, Legos, Stars, TV/MOVIE MEMORABILIA, Super Heroes
Action Figures, Cosplay, Fantasy, Collectibles, Sports Memorabilia
Publishers & Artist Convention – but open to anything...
http://chicagopopculturecon.com/?

 

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
Southside Comic Book Show

Southside Comic Book Show
Apollo Recreation Center
12521 S. Kostner Ave.
Alsip, IL 60803

Saturday 09/29/18
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM  Admission: $4.00, Kids 8 and under Free
The south side of Chicago's newest comic book show. Come on out and see all the comics the Southside of Chicago has to offer.
Collector Con
Collector Con
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
213 W. 4000 S. Rd.
Kankakee, IL 60901

Sunday 10/21/18
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

Tomkat Comic and Toy Show
Knights of Columbus
1400 S. Broad St.
Griffith, IN 46319
Saturday 03/03/18
Saturday 11/03/18
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $3.00
A TomKat show.
http://www.tomkatcomics.com/

Tomkat Comic and Toy Show
Will County Fairgrounds
710 West St.
Peotone, IL 60468

Saturday 04/28/18
Saturday 09/22/18
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $2.00
A TomKat Show
http://www.tomkatcomics.com/

Tomkat Comic and Toy Show
Knights of Columbus
129 S. Infantry Dr.
Joliet, IL 60436

Sunday 10/28/18

Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $2.00
A TomKat Show.
http://www.tomkatcomics.com/




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mIDWAY hoLIDAY inN
6624 S. cICERO
Chicago, Il 60638
TBA
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 Toy and Comic Show
Horizon Science Academy
McKinley Park Campus
2245 W. Pershing Rd.
Chicago, IL. 60609

TBD
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Featuring vintage to present day toys and comics.
Celebrate Halloween with ETC!
http://www.etcshows.com/


Flashback Weekend 2017
Chicago Horror Convention
Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont, Il. 60018
Fri, Sat, Sun    08/03/18  to  08/05/18
Time: See Website
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!
This year headlines Robert Englund and the Nightmare on Elm Street Reunion.
http://www.flashbackweekend.com/


2017 Northwest Indiana Comic Con
Halls of St. George
905 East Joliet Street
Schererville, IN 46375

Saturday 02/24/18
Time:  11:00 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

NWI A.C.E. Art and Comic Expo
The Patrician Banquet Center
410 E. US Highway 30
Schererville, IN 46375

TBD
Time:  11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
NWI A.C.E brings ART and 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

Days of the Dead
Chicago Marriott
50 N. Martingale Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60173

TBD
Time: Friday 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
        Saturday 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

        Sunday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Come and get your horror on at Days of the Dead. Wonderful facilities at the Chicago Marriott,
celebrity guests, attractions, and a great dealer room make this convention
fun for all you ghouls and goblins.


Mad Mobster True Crime and Horror Expo
Hilton Chicago Hotel
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

TBA
Time: Friday 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
          Saturday 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
          Sunday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
A True Crime and Horror Convention in the heart of the Windy City.
http://www.madmonster.com
Buster Con Toy Show
Buster Con Toy Show
Kenosha Union club
3030 39th Avenue
Kenosha, Wi 53142
sunday 09/16/18
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Free admission to Buster Con.
MEGO Meet 2015
Double Tree Hilton Hotel Chicago
North Shore Conference Center
9599 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077

TBD
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Mego Meet is a chance for the Mego toy collector community to get together
in person to trade and buy parts and action figures,
attend sessions designed to educate and answer questions about the Mego Corporation
and the toys they made, but more than anything a chance to connect with friends
and fellow collectors live and in person.

http://www.megomuseum.com
The World Vintage Toy and Collectible Show
The World Vintage Toy and Collectible Show
Our Lady Mother of the Church
8701 W. Lawrence
Chicago, IL 60706

TBD
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Admission is $5.00, kids 12 and under are free
Northwest Chigaco's newest toy and collectible show.
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