Sideshow First! 2023: Event Overview and Schedule

Everybody remembers their first … geek epiphany, of course! The moment it all clicked. Behind every fan, there’s a collection of great memories. Being a geek has always been part of your life, from that first nerdy movie you watched to that first figure or statue that made you realize, “Wow, I really am a geek — and it’s awesome!” And that’s something worth celebrating!

So from Monday, January 23 to Friday, January 27, Sideshow’s First! Event will celebrate what it means to be a geek and a collector. Basically, you get to re-live your fandom firsts with us all throughout the week. The Wrap-Up Show and That Sideshow Show will catch you up on the day’s events, share product spotlights, and give a preview of what’s coming next!

Get more information below, including when to watch our livestreams (exclusively in Let Your Geek Sideshow) and, of course, the giveaway prize list.


All times are listed in PT and subject to change.

Monday, January 23

  • 5 PM – Wrap-Up Show

Tuesday, January 24

  • All Day – Social and Group Giveaways

Wednesday, January 25

  • 5 PM – Wrap-Up Show

Thursday, January 26

  • All Day – Social and Group Giveaways

Friday, January 27

  • 5 PM – That Sideshow Show


Grand Prize Giveaway

Our grand prize is the Wolverine Premium Format™ Figure by Sideshow. You’ll be able to enter for a chance to win starting Monday, January 23 on our Contests & Giveaways webpage.

Livestream Giveaways

Tune into our event livestreams and our hosts will explain how to enter for a chance to win various prizes throughout the week.

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 and blogs.

Facebook Giveaways

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Where To Follow Us


Sideshow Art Prints:

Unruly Industries:

What are you most looking forward to during Sideshow First! 2023? Get ready to celebrate at, and don’t forget to Let Your Geek Sideshow!