Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, The Toy Association was looking far off on the horizon with plans for Toy Fair New York 2022.

Now, the dates have been set for the first Toy Fair at the newly expanded Javits Center in New York City. Toy Fair New York 2022 will take place Saturday, Feb. 19 through Tuesday, Feb. 22.

“We are thrilled to announce Toy Fair New York’s return to its usual timeframe and to highlight the opportunities the new state-of-the-art Javits Center will bring with it,” says Marian Bossard, executive vice president of global market events at The Toy Association. “With an expanded footprint for the overall show, Toy Fair New York 2022 will open the doors to new exhibitors and allow for new educational offerings, expanded networking opportunities, sponsorship opportunities, and more!”

Planning is currently underway for Toy Fair New York 2021, which is slated to take place in-person May 1-4 at the Javits Center.

Additionally, the Association is working to transition its Toy Fair Everywhere platform to a year-round model and will continue to host virtual product preview days to introduce toy and game companies to buyers at select retailers.