Shows — September 4, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Chicago Toy Show, 39th Year, Sunday October 28, 2012

The world’s largest toy and doll show returns to Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles Illinois on Sunday, October 28. This enormous show is larger than a football field by 20,500 square feet, covering a total distance of 77,080 square feet filled with precious and prized treasures from past childhoods and long-ago holidays.

The East Hall and West Hall of our Prairie Events Center create our main showplace with 35,110 square feet packed full of rare toys. PEC West carries our most vintage toy gems: Americana, Automatons, Automotives, Battery ops, Cast iron, Celluloid, Character, Clockwork, Die cast, Horse drawn, James Bond, Marbles, Mechanical Banks, Mickey Mouse, Paper mache, Paper on wood, Pedal cars, Penny toys, Planes, Pressed steel, Pressed tin, Robots, Ships, Space toys, Steam toys, Tin litho, Wind-ups, etc. PEC East carries vintage and collectible treasures: Action figures, Battery ops, Astronauts, Automotives, Batman, Boats, Construction toys, Cowboys, Die cast, Disney, Erector sets, Farm toys, Games, G I Joe, Holiday Ornaments, Hot wheels, James Bond, Howdy Doody, Lego, Star Wars, Mickey Mouse, Nascar, Pedal cars, Planes, Race cars, Rockets, Ships, Space ships, Tractors, Tootsie Toy, Trains, Trucks, Wind-ups, etc.

The 15,250 square feet in Robinson Doll Building is bursting with extraordinary vintage and collectible dolls: American Girl, Barbie, Beanies, Bears, Bisque, Books, Character, China, Composition, Disney, Felix, Doll Furniture, Doll Houses, Fashion dolls, Holiday ornaments, Marionettes, Music Boxes, Puppets, Steiff, etc.

Trades South and Trades North add 16,180 square feet to the show, and the Rabbit Building adds another 10,000 square feet. Look in these three buildings for every toy imaginable: Action figures, American Girl dolls, Barbie, Bears, Bicycles, Books, Comics, Construction, Cracker Jack, Cowboys, Die cast, Disney, Erector sets, Farm toys, Games, G I Joe, Holiday Ornaments, Hot wheels, James Bond, Howdy Doodie, Lego, Lunch boxes, Marbles, McDonalds, Mickey Mouse, Models, Monsters, Nascar, Pez, Planes, Puzzles, Race cars, Ships, Space, Star Wars, Superman, Tootsie, Tractors, Trains, Trucks, etc.

Hearty food and snacks are served all day in the PEC Atrium kitchen.

You are invited to enhance your collection with these charming and valuable playthings that children have treasured for so many years. Parking is free, Admission is $8.00 for adults, and children under 12 are free.

KANE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, 525 South Randall Road, St. Charles IL 60174