Event Spotlight: Play Fair 2017

  • By Lindsay Biondy | Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Event Spotlight: Play Fair

Have you ever spent an entire Saturday playing Minecraft? Is your room covered from wall to wall in Star Wars posters? Are you interested in meeting some of your favorite characters and celebrities? If so, then Play Fair is the perfect place for you! Created as a celebration of play for children and parents alike, Play Fair offers interactive exhibits, photo ops, demo areas, behind-the-scenes displays, toy reveals, celebrity guests, and show exclusives that the entire family will love.

In partnership with the Toy Industry Association and LeftField Media, Play Fair has more than doubled since last year’s sold out event, and it’s jam-packed with new activities, exciting features, and many, many more ways to play. On November 4th and 5th, prepare for an immersive and enriching experience that will bring your family a lifetime of memories!

Check out what else this amazing event has to offer and save $5 off when you use the discount code: SHOWCLIX17

Immerse Yourself in a Whirlwind of Exciting Activities

Thanks to a wide range of special guests, awesome developers, and character appearances, it’s impossible not to find something to love at Play Fair! Take advantage of the Learning Lab 360 and step inside your favorite game using virtual reality. Stop by the ALEX® SPA booth for a full spa experience, complete with hair chalk, sequins, tattoos, and nail stickers. Battle your friends in the inflatable Nerf Arena. Become a Jedi Master after going through the Jedi Master Training class. You can even participate in a Costume Parade with your favorite costumes and cosplay!

Meet your Favorite Characters and Celebrities

From professional athletes to beloved cartoon characters, there has never been such an eclectic cast of special guests under one roof! Take a dance clinic with the Radio City Rockettes. See the FDNY 150th Anniversary Patriotic Themed Ferrara Fire Truck and meet real heroic firefighters. Meet your favorite characters from cartoons like Paw Patrol, Peppa Pig, Spongebob Squarepants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and many more!

Celebrate All Things Play with Exclusive Products

Play Fair offers the chance for children, families, and fans to connect with their favorite toy and entertainment companies. Enjoy an exclusive sneak peek of what’s exciting, what’s new, and what’s next in the realm of play and entertainment on a dynamic show floor full of toys, games, gadgets, books, television, film, and apparel. Check out featured products from popular brands like Nickelodeon, LEGO, Toys “R” Us, Spin Master, Midtown Comics, and so many more!

Make Your Dreams a Reality with Engaging Panels and Performances

There is nothing better than knowing your child is having fun and learning at the same time, which is why Play Fair offers extensive and immersive performances and panels all weekend long! Hosted once again by Greg T from the Elvis Duran Morning Show, the main stage will house tons of educational experiences to stimulate all types of play and imagination. Join Mindy Thomas, the co-host of NPR’s “Wow in the World,” as she shows curious fans the cool hidden gems in the world during her panel, “Ask a Scientist.” See your favorite WWE Superstars Big Show and Daniel Bryan on stage and ask them something you’ve always wanted to know. Watch a sneak peek of Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 “Omni-Trick”, and that’s just the beginning!

And the fun doesn’t stop there; check out the full schedule of events!

Get your tickets for Play Fair 2017 today, and be among the first to glimpse the toys of tomorrow!