The 2017 New York Toy Fair is less than three weeks away. It shapes up to be one of the biggest ever and it will show us a lot of new toys.
Usually the New York Toy Fair is the place where we often see the next big toy hits for the year. It was here that last year the Hatchimals made their debut.
This year there will be thousands of toy makers at the Fair. They will take over a total of 415 000 square feet to show off their latest toys and even toy prototypes.
The New York Toy Fair begins on Feb. 18th and continues for three days. Sadly, it’s a trade show. This means regular people like toy fans won’t be able to attend. The Toy Fair will show retailers, wholesalers, importers, manufacturers and others the latest toy trends and projects.
But don’t be sad. There will be a special side events, which is especially for consumers and children. It will be later in the year, though. It will be on November 4th and 5th at the Javits Convention Centers. There you will be able to see all the ready toys which will rock the holiday shopping.
As for the actual 2017 NY Toy Fair, there will be a few main trends. Among of them will be electronic and interactive toys. We might even see the new Teddy Ruxpin and probably the next big toy after the Hatchimals.
Action figures will also be a top trend. 2017 will see the debut of about 20 toy-friendly movies. This means a LOT of related action figures, stuffed animals and other toys. Some of them will make their debut during the toy fair. So, it will be an interesting event to check out. We will keep you posted.