18 Amazing U.S. Toy Shows To Attend In 2022
There is an abundance of toy shows and conventions going on for the rest of 2022. We have listed the top toy shows happening across the U.S., including when and where. So if you are into toys, these are the stops to be heading over the coming months.
Huntsville Comic Convention, Huntsville, Alabama (September 30)
Since starting in 2017, they have provided an affordable, fan-friendly show that will have great guests. We will have amazing dealers and artists bring thousands of comic books, T-Shirts, jewelry, collectibles, and more. Admission is only $10 per carload, which means the more people you bring, the cheaper it will be.
Collectibles Extravaganza, Boxborough, Massachusetts, (October 1-2)
It is a 2-day convention that could be selling vinyl records, trading cards, comics, collectible toys, and art. Tickets can be purchased online for anywhere from $5-$50.
Brick Universe, Jacksonville, Florida (October 1-2)
You can see the world in LEGO form, with over 50 landmarks built. Dallas artist Lia Chen will be going to Brick Universe with an amazing NASA-themed LEGO creation. Tickets are $17.99 online or $20 at the door.
South Mountain Pony Expo, South Mountain Phoenix (October 7-9)
Not only could you purchase My Little Pony toys, but there will be actors, writers, and staff from the My Little Pony show. There will be a pony fashion show where you can cosplay your favorite character. The single-day door price is $5 on Friday and $15 on both Saturday and Sunday.
Brickworld, Fort Wayne, Texas (October 8-9)
Brickworld is a 38,000-square-foot theme park that is built from Lego bricks. You can buy your favorite LEGO sets, mini-figures, and LEGO accessories. General admission is $12-$14, depending on whether you buy in advance or on the day of the show.
TFcon Chicago, Rosemont, Illinois (October 21–23),
TFcon is America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention. Tickets are running from $30 to $55, depending on the day and pass you are going to purchase. There will be an additional fee if you want autographs from the special guest.
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Jackson Toy Show, Jackson, Mississippi (November 5).
The Jackson Toy Show started in 2004 with only 18 tables and has grown to 240 tables of toy collectibles. Admission is $5; kids under 12 are free; early admissions are $10, and kids under 12 will be $5 for early entry.
Pony Friends Forever, San Antonio, Texas (November 4-6)
It is a convention held for My Little Pony collectors and fans of all generations. There will be pony sales, exciting contests, guest speakers, fun activities, and workshops. Tickets are anywhere from $40 to $100 depending on admissions and the package you’re looking for.
Unicon, Las Vegas, Nevada (November 4-6).
Bringing all things nerdy under one roof, from comics, toys, cosplay, gaming, sports, and celebrities. Tickets are priced anywhere from $10-$40 depending on single-day and 3-day tickets.
Youniverse Mega Toy Show, Greensburg, North Carolina (November 11-13).
Younivers Toys sets up trade shows all over the country for all to enjoy. The shows are filled with exhibitors showcasing interests such as vintage and collectible toys; video games; trading cards; comics; artwork; and so much more. Tickets will cost anywhere from $15 to $45.
RangerStop Convention, Orlando, Florida (November 11-13).
Rangerstop is the biggest southern Power Ranger convention in the United States. In 2012 they had 6 special guests attending the convention. In their third year, they had 27 special guests. Tickets vary from $30 to $60 without the VIP passes that can cost anywhere from $299 to $999.
Quad Con, Burlington, Iowa (November 19-20).
Quad Con is all about bringing people together and enjoying all aspects of pop culture. It is a family event. If you plan on going in costume, they can refuse entry to any person for any reason. It is free to go after 2:30 p.m., but anything before will be between $3 and $10.
Buckeye Comic Con, Columbus, Ohio (November 20)
This is Columbus, Ohio’s longest-running comic book convention, going back 27 years. There are hourly prizes, free parking, and food trucks. Admission is only $5 to enter and is free for children 6 and under.
Collectorablia, Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin (November 26).
Collectorablia is a blast from the past, giving you a chance to get some amazing, one-of-a-kind collectibles. You may find retro games, consoles, toys, graphic novels, antiques, and more. Tickets are $7 and are available at the gate.
SW-FloridiaCon, Fort Myers, Florida, (November 27)
SW-FloridaCon strives to be Florida’s best and truest convention that features fandoms from multiple genres. There will be over 100 exhibitors that will have a wide variety of comic books, anime, artwork, sports cards, video games, movies, and related celebrities that are attending.
Canton-Akron Comic, Toy & Nostalgia Convention, North Canton, Ohio (December 4).
It features over 1,000 comics, toys, and related merchandise at the convention. There will be comic creators, hourly prizes, and a food counter. Admission is only $5 and free for children 6 and under.
Toy and Comic Super Show, Allentown, Pennsylvania (December 10).
The Pennsylvania Toy and Comic Super Show have been going on for over 20 years. They have everything from antiques to the hottest toys. Admission can cost between $5 and $10, depending on if you want early access.
30. LouisvilleCon, Louisville, Kentucky (December 10).
It is a collectors’ mecca convention where fans go to see and or purchase artwork, cosplay, toys, anime, and comic books. It is fun for the whole family, and kids are free. Admission for everyone 12 and older is $20.