Venue Details

142 Star Starred
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 North River Road Rosemont, IL 60018
847-692-2220
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If you use the transit parking on the north side of the freeway, it costs just $5. You have to walk about 3 blocks, but it is worth it.
Travel & Adventure Show travel Jan 13 2014 star this tip starred
Susan K
Parking in lot is expensive unles you go eat at the nearby restaurants west of the lot--they validate the parking ticket, thus it's free.
Travel & Adventure Show travel Jan 13 2014 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

14 ratings
3.9 average rating
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20 events
10 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

very very poor and NO interesting

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11 events
6 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

It was a first visit for my 12 yr. old son and I and we totally enjoyed it. We would attend again but it's too bad it will be in the Chicago area for the last time this year.

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13 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

There were a variety of quality presentations, including many model railroads, a huge 6' airborne R/C shark, plus helicopter and car competitions. A real full size WWII M5 tank was on display, with explanation by the restorer. Most major...continued

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Website

http://www.giantshow.com

Description

After 25 years of shows in Rosemont the show will leave for Cleveland, OH in 2012. Last year the show brought model hobbies to over 20,000 people.  iHobby Expo is full of exhibitors and attractions. The show promises to be a family filled event focused on the all model hobbies.   

The show is an introduction to a huge world of wholesome family hobbies.  Whether its model trains, R/C cars, boats, planes, helicopters, rockets, plastic and die-cast models, or anything like it, this show can fascinate everyone.  There is even a robot fighting competition.  You may never have a chance to get behind the wheel of a racecar, or fly a plane, or become an astronaut, but at iHobby Expo you can live out the fantasy.  

At the show you and your kids can:  

●   Fly an R/C plane or helicopter     

●   Race a slot car

●   Drive an R/C car                           

●   Ride a miniature train

●   Run a model train                         

●   Build a model  

There are over 500 booths and over 200 companies at the show to help you experience everything new and exciting in the hobby world. 

About the Ticket Supplier: iHobbyexpo

America's Largest Model & Hobby Show