The 19th Annual Marx Toy & Train Collectors Show will be this Friday June 23rd and Saturday June 24th at the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum in Wheeling. Learn more about Marx toys at the Marx Toy Museum website.
Friday goes from 9am to 4pm, reg starts at 8am. There will be speakers at 11am and 1pm, a commemorative group photo session at noon, and a Toy & Train Custom’s Contest which are voted on by the attendees themselves. After the floor closes there will be a pizza social at the museum for all.
Saturday goes from 9am to 3pm, reg starts at 8am and the museum closes at 5pm. At noon there will be a Show & Tell for everyone and anyone to show off their favorite rare or unusual Marx Toy or Trains.
There will be over eighty vendor selling favorite Marx toys like figures, playsets and doll houses made of all materials, trains and accessories of all sizes, vehicles, games, and so much more. A sub section of the dealer area will be devoted to JohnnyCon, for the toy line of Johnny West. There will be an on-site auction.
Tours of the Kruger Street Toy Museum will take place from 9am to 4pm during the convention and will be open for you to visit any display.
Dealer tables are $30 for the first and badge, $20 for every table after that. Adult admission is $10 and student admission is $5.
Fans of classic toys or just those who like to learn and talk about them should try and make a trip up to check this out for buying and socializing.