The Toy Insider will host the tenth annual Holiday of Play event on Wednesday, Sept. 22, during which 150 members of the press will meet face-to-face with some of the top companies in the toy industry and get hands-on experience with the best toys on the market. Want to see highlights from last year’s event? See our recap video below!
Holiday of Play guests will be among the first to see the Toy Insider’s highly anticipated Hot 20 list of the hottest holiday toys, as well as its STEM 10 selections and 12 Under $20 list of budget-friendly toys!
More than 30 toy sponsors will also be in attendance, showing off the hottest toys topping kids’ wish lists. Plus, delicious food and holiday-themed cocktails will be served.
As always, all guests will leave with an awesome bag of swag to review and enjoy with family and friends, stuffed with toys from kids’ favorite brands.
WHEN & WHERE
Sept. 22, 2021
Current – Chelsea Piers
Pier 59, New York City
Please note: This is an exclusive event with limited space, especially due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. All attendees must present proof of vaccination upon arrival. The Toy Insider will review all press credentials and will send out invitations as they see fit. The Toy Insider has the right to refuse any and all applicants.
CAN’T MAKE IT IN PERSON?
JOIN US VIRTUALLY!
WHEN & WHERE
Sept. 23, 2021
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ET
THE WORLD WIDE WEB!
The Toy Insider will host a companion event to its live Holiday of Play event, taking place the very next day on Sept. 23! Guests can log on and join in on the fun from anywhere in the world. Holiday of Play Virtual Day is still an invitation-only event, and will give guests the chance to preview some of the hottest toys and games of the year from the comfort of their own homes! Experience live demos from toy companies, and enjoy pre-recorded video, photos, fact sheets, and more to learn all about what’s hot for the holidays! Attendees can chat live with each other via a chat feature, engage in polls and Q&As, and more!