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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
CollectorCon

Tomkat Conventions
Coal City Sports, Collectibles and Comic Show

Muvico Rosemont 18 Comic Con

Santas
Toy Show


ILLINOIS PLASTIC KIT and TOY SHOW








Kenosha Comic Book Show


Unique Events Toy Shows

Orland Park Sportscard and More Show

The World Vintage Toy and Collectible Show
Conventions and Shows
Muvico Rosemont 18 Comic Con









 
Big John's

Monster Con
at Schurz High School Slocum Hall



Conventions and Shows
Muvico Comic Con
Muvico Rosemont 18 Theater
9701 Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018

Saturday 05/07/16
Time: 11:00AM to 9:00PM
Admission: Free with purchase of movie ticket for "Captain America: Civil War" or purchase of $10,00 Muvico gift card
good for use in theater or Bogart's Bar & Grill

On Saturday May 14th Chicago's top Comic and Toy vendors will be on display and open for business in the
Muvico lobby during the premiere Saturday of "Captain America: Civil War".
Take a break from the activities and head up to the 2nd floor for food and drink specials at Bogart's Bar and Grill.
Free Parking.

http://www.carmike.com/


Big John's Monster Con
Schurz High School
3601 milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641
Next SHow - TBA
Time: 9:00AM to 10:00PM
All Day Admission $5.00
Held at the Historic Schurz High School Slocum Hall. Movies on the big screen 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, Godzilla Figures, Contests, Raffles,
and more,
Chicago Toy Show
Kane County Fairgrounds
525 S. Randall Rd.
St. Charles, IL 60174
Sunday 04/24/16
Sunday 10/23/16
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
20 Years of Toy Shows
TOY CON
Bridgeview Community Center
7900 S. Oketo
Bridgeview, IL 60455
sunday 03/06/16
Sunday 04/03/16
sunday 05/15/16
Sunday 08/07/16
Sunday 09/18/16
Sunday 11/06/16
Sunday 12/04/16
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 XXIII
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL. 60018
FRiday 07/15/16
saturday 07/16/16
sunday 07/17/16
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 03/19/16
Saturday 11/05/16
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 04/16/16
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/



 

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

Next Show - TBA
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.
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. Scary fun time for the whole family.
http://danconcomic.blogspot.com/
ToyBox Toy Show
Portage, Indiana
Toy Box Toy Show
Woodland Park Civic Center
2100 Willowcreek Rd.
Portage, IN 46368
Saturday 02/27/16
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.














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

Saturday 10/15/16
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://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 12/04/16
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 03/20/16
Sunday 10/16/16

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 05/21/16
Saturday 11/26/16

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

Scale Auto, Hobby and Toy Show
American SeRb Hall
5101 West Oklahoma Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53219
Sunday 01/17/16
Sunday 03/06/16
Sunday 11/06/16
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 03/13/16
Sunday 10/23/16
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

 

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

Next Show - TBA
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/
Midwest Toy Fest
Wyndham Hotel
2544 Executive Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46241
Next Show - TBA
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

Chicago Comic Con
Donald E. Stephens
Convention Center

5555 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Thursday 08/18/16
Friday 08/19/16
Saturday 08/20/16
Sunday 08/21/16

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 09/25/16
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
Mighty Con
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 W. Manchester
Wheaton, IL 60189

Saturday 06/25/16
Sunday 06/26/16
Time: Sat -10:00 AM to 6:00 PM  Admission: Adults $8.00 One Day Pass      Kids 12 and under FREE
          Sun - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM                                $12.00 Weekend Pass
The Midwest's fastest growing convention promotion is planning a whole weekend of Geek Goodness. Check it out. See you at Mighty Con!
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 07/24/16
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 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
Madison Turners
3001 South Stoughton Rd.
Madison, WI 53716

TBD
Time: 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM  Admission: Adults $3.00 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
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.






Wheaton All Night Flea Market
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 W. Manchester
Wheaton, IL 60189
Saturday 08/20/16 3:00 PM
to
Sunday 08/21/16 3:00 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


Pop Culture Con
Pheasant Run Resort
Mega Center
4051 East Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
Saturday 11/26/16 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday 11/27/16 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Admission: $10.00
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
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.
Collector Con
Collector Con
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
213 W. 4000 S. Rd.
Kankakee, IL 60901

Next Show - TBA
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 Collectible Show
Banquets at St. George
528 w. 77th Ave.
Schererville, IN 46375
Sunday 03/13/16
Sunday 11/13/16
Sunday 12/11/16
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $3.00
Another great Tomkat production at the beautiful Halls of St. George.
http://www.tomkatcomics.com/

Tomkat Collectible Show
South Bend Fireman's Hall
4025 Lincoln Way
South Bend, IN 46628

Sunday 10/09/16

Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $3.00
Tomkat Comics & Conventions brings a collectible convention to South Bend Indiana with fun for the whole family.

http://www.tomkatcomics.com/

Tomkat Collectible Show
American Legion Post 76
570 South Gary Ave.
Carol Stream, IL 60188

Sunday 09/25/16

Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Admission: $2.00
Tomkat Comics & Conventions brings a collectible convention to South Bend Indiana with fun for the whole family.

http://www.tomkatcomics.com/




cece
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
TBA
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
New venue for a new year. Featuring vintage to present day toys and comics.
Featuring Star Wars Fanfare festivities.
http://www.etcshows.com/


Flashback Weekend 2014
Chicago Horror Convention
Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont, Il. 60018
Fri, Sat, Sun    08/05/16  to  08/07/16
Time: TBA
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/


2015 Northwest Indiana Comic Con
Halls of St. George
905 East Joliet Street
Schererville, IN 46375

Saturday 02/20/16
Time:  11:00 AM to 7:00 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
Days of the Dead
Chicago Marriott
50 N. Martingale Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60173

11/18/16 - 11/20/16
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.


Days of the Dead
Wyndham Indianapolis West
2544 Executive Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46241

06/24/16 - 06/26/16
See Website
Come and get your horror on at Days of the Dead. Wonderful facilities at the Wyndham
Indianapolis West Hotel. Celebrity guests, attractions, and a great dealer room make this convention
fun for all you ghouls and goblins.
http://www.daysofthedead.net/

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
Coal City Sports, Collectibles and Comics Show
Coal City High School
655 West Division Street
Coal City, IL 60416

TBA
Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Admission is free to show held during the Dodgeball Tournament
MEGO Meet 2015
Double Tree Hilton Hotel Chicago
North Shore Conference Center
9599 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077

Saturday 06/13/15
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

Saturday 09/05/15
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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