Back to the 80’s 2023 Event Overview and Schedule

Totally tubular! From Monday, May 22 to Wednesday, May 24, Sideshow is throwing Back to the 80’s to celebrate a decade filled with the coolest pop culture. Join us for radical giveaways, gnarly trivia, epic livestreams, and more. It’s going to be all that and a bag of chips!

Register now (for FREE) to gain exclusive access to giveaways and subscriber content.

Livestream Schedule

Monday, May 22

  • 9 AM PT – Kick-Off Show
  • 4 PM PT – Trivial Cahoots 80’s Edition *exclusive to the Sideshow Social Network

Tuesday, May 23

  • 12 PM PT – Drawtacular
  • 4 PM PT – Movie Night *exclusive to the Sideshow Social Network

Wednesday, May 24

  • 12 PM PT – Retro Gaming Show *exclusive to the Sideshow Social Network
  • 5 PM PT – Wrap-Up Show

Deals & Discounts

Keep a lookout during the event week for Daily Deals on many retro-themed items.


Grand Prize Giveaway

Check out our Contests & Giveaways webpage during the event for a chance to enter our website-based giveaways. The grand prize during Back to the 80’s is the Superman: The Movie Premium Format™ Figure by Sideshow.

Group Giveaways

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Social Media Giveaways

There are two different types of social media giveaways.

Flash Giveaways are quick contests held on Sideshow’s official social media accounts. You will only have a limited amount of time to follow the prompt given on the social post. A winner will be selected from qualifying entries.

Giveaway Challenges are contests held on the Crowdpurr platform at A social media post will go live directing you to Crowdpurr with a special hashtag and access code. Once the contest begins, you will have a specified amount of time to complete the challenge described and submit your entry. A winner will be selected from qualifying entries. All entries have the potential to be showcased in Sideshow’s wrap-up livestreams.

Streaming Content


Drawtacular is a four-person drawing contest. Sideshow Staff will play as proxies for audience members. Staffers have 3 minutes to draw based on a particular product. Then, judging commences! At the end, one lucky audience member wins the item showcased through the stream.

Where to Follow Us

What are you most looking forward to during our Back to the 80’s event? Get excited with other fans at or on the Sideshow Social Network, and don’t forget to Let Your Geek Sideshow!