Toys on the Hudson offers Holiday Shopping Alternative
New Jersey’s Family Toy, Comic & Collectibles Show Held Thanksgiving Weekend
Jersey City, NJ (November 23 to 25, 2012) – Toys on the Hudson is pleased to announce the tri-state area’s first family-focused toy & comic fair. Developed as a shopping alternative to Black Friday, Toys on the Hudson offers families and collectors an opportunity to discover unique gifts, meet celebrities and enjoy photo opportunities on more than 18,000 square feet of floor space.
Featured will be over 100+ tables of vintage and current hard-to-find toys, comics and collectibles covering unique gift ideas for lovers of movie and TV memorabilia and props, vintage Disney, anime, small antiques, action figures, tin, sports & non-sports, Barbie, gaming, transformers, star wars, American & Japanese toys, T Shirts, dime store and arcade, military, trains, dolls, magazines & books, die-cast, hot wheels, vending & gumball, posters, original art, classic monster collectibles and so much more.
“We’re excited to offer a fun, alternative family activity during the busy post-Thanksgiving weekend,” said Phil DeMario, co-promoter of Toys on the Hudson. “This is a great event for both families and seasoned collectors who are looking for a different shopping experience and unique gift after they’ve fought the mall crowds.”
Many celebrities will be on hand including Steve Savino from the Toy Hunter TV series with visits by Jordan Hembrough, The “Pizza Boss” TV Pizza Tossing sensation Michael Testa, The Brady Bunch’s Geri Reischl, A Christmas Story’s Ian Patrella, Bruce Tango from Ghost Hunters, David Harris & Apache Ramos from The Warriors, Survivor’s Billy Garcia, Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, Andrew Anderson “The Reinforcer”, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine and many more movie and TV celebrities. Toys on the Hudson will also offer great photo opportunities for families and fans with the Batmobile, the Joker, the Riddler, the Penguin and Star Wars costumed characters.
There will be many free give-a-ways, hourly door prizes, charity auction items, and celebrity Q & A panels scheduled all throughout the event. Several first day issues have been scheduled by Comic Artists and Toy Manufacturers. Most of the wall displayed Movie Memorabilia will be given away free at the show closing on Sunday. A end of show auction is in the planning stages and will be announced on the web site and at the show.