MIss Lori wants to send your family to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair

Do you like to smile? Do you like to laugh? Do you like to play games? Do you like to spend time with your family doing all of the above? Well then I have got the perfect event for you, right here in the perfect city. The Chicago Toy and Game Fair! Yes, it’s that time of year again when we ca gather up our children and enjoy the best and the most inventive toys and games the industry has to offer at the equally fabulous Navy Pier. November 19 and 20th the largest public toy and game fair in the U.S. will lead us all down a path of jubilant fun, right here in Chicago. Ypu can preview, play and purchase the hottest new toys and games. (A good way to get a jump on your holiday gift list.) You can meet the inventors of toys and games on exhibit at the Fair. You can even see new inventors in the making with the Young Inventor Challenge, where kids ages 6-18 will exhibit their original toy or game invention and compete for fantastic prizes. There will be lots to do for the whole family – Live stage entertainment, free tournaments and contests, Star Wars Breakfast, giant-sized interactive toys and games, costumed characters roaming the Fair. Tickets are only $10/adult; $5/children; Free for ages 3 & under.

You know you want to go, so I want to make it easy for you. I have a family pass to give away to one lucky winner, and all you have to do is show some social media love and support for some AWESOME Chicago family friendly companies. Easy Peasy

“Like” The Chicago Toy and Game Fair Facebook Page



   “Like” the Hubbard Street Youth Dance Program Facebook Page



“Like” My performance Facebook Page, Miss Lori’s CAMPUS



After you have “Liked” all three sites be sure to leave a comment here on this post. Go ahead and share with us what your favorite activity to do as a family. While we are gathered here we may as well share some ideas. That’s what community is for, right?

Of course you can have extra entries for following @MissLori, @HubbardStreet or @ChiTagFair. Or for tweeting or RTing about this, or any other content on my blog, using the hashtag #MissLoriTV. Just be sure to leave a comment alerting me to your extra credit efforts.

On Saturday November 5, 2011 I will draw a number at random, using Random.org, and publish the winner on my Blog and my Facebook page by Noon CST. (Sorry, I will be in LA that day, so any earlier and I would have to draw in my sleep!) This giveaway is open to anyone in the World, but you would have to get yourself to Chicago on your own for the weekend of the event. 😉

Let’s gather together and show support for our great city, our fabulous activities, and of course our wonderful children.



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Miss Lori can be found Musing from her Minivan at MissLori.TV , Wearetherealdeal.com , YoungChicagonista , ChicagoMomsBlog , and ChicagoMoms.com. You can also see her Activating to Be Great at Miss Lori’s CAMPUS on Youtube, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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  1. Miss Lori says:

    Congrats, you too have earned a free weekend family pass to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair!


  2. Miss Lori says:

    Congratulations, you have earned a Free Family Pass to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. Please send me your email address.


  3. Hi! Liked all three Facebook sites, and following all three on twitter as well!

  4. Oh Miss Lori… where were you when my children were small. I had to seek out activities on my own. And yet i still value the service and information that you provide. Thank you and keep up the good work.  My three are teens and have diverse schedules and interests, so much so that I count all of us in our minivan with take-out as a family dinner, demand ipods and cell off and we actually talk. my car smells but such is life.  We used to have family gamenight and do jigsaw puzzles… scrabble was my personal favorite. ?  good times!!!