Sideshow New York Con 2021: Event Overview

Sideshow’s New York Con 2021 runs from Monday, October 4, 2021 through Sunday, October 10, 2021. During this weeklong celebration, we’re bringing our audience live programming from a custom-built exhibition that showcases a curated selection of the latest pop culture collectibles from some of the biggest names in the industry. Sideshow will also be hosting interviews, gameshow trivia, free reward points, and brand new special offers, as well as contest opportunities for fans to win some incredible prizes.

Read on below for an overview and schedule of- hey! Watch where you’re goin’! We’re writing here!


What is Sideshow NY Con?

Sideshow New York Con is your opportunity to bring the convention show floor to you. With virtual giveaway opportunities, livestreams, and booth tours, Sideshow is celebrating all the geek activities from the Big Apple, with the added bonus of being available from the comfort of your own home.

You can register for FREE now on our official event landing page to receive $5 in Sideshow Rewards, which can be saved and used on select product purchases.

Get the detailed breakdown of what each day has to offer below.


Giveaways

There will be tons of giveaways going on across our social platforms as well as within Sideshow’s official Facebook groups. To help bolster your chances to win, you should follow Sideshow across social media, click those notification bells to be alerted when we post, and keep an eye out for when we go live.

Grand Prize Giveaways

The Sideshow NY Con Grand Prizes will be given away through an official Gleam platform. These prizes include:

Link to giveaway: https://side.show/nyspiderman21 – opens 10/4/2021

Link to giveaway: https://side.show/nyaquaman21 – opens 10/6/2021

Link to giveaway: https://side.show/nywick21 – opens 10/9/2021

Link to giveaway: https://side.show/nypanther21 – opens 10/10/2021

Facebook Giveaways

In Let Your Geek Sideshow, we’re giving away…

Link to giveaway: Thanos 1:6 Contest – opens 10/6/2021 at 1:30 PM PT

All of the social giveaways will be split into flash giveaways and giveaway challenges.

Flash Giveaways

Flash Giveaways are quick, 15-minute contests held on Sideshow’s official social media accounts. You will have 15 minutes to follow the prompt given on the social post, and a winner will be selected from qualifying entries.

The Sideshow New York Con 2021 Flash Giveaways include:

Link to giveaway: Huntress Statue Giveaway

Link to giveaway: T’Challa Designer Toy Giveaway

Link to giveaway: The Joker Sixth Scale Giveaway

Link to giveaway: Wonder Woman Statue Giveaway

Giveaway Challenges

Giveaway Challenges are contests held on the Crowdpurr platform at sideshow.live. A social post will go live directing you to Crowdpurr with a special hashtag and access code. Once the contest begins, you will have 30 minutes to complete the challenge described and submit your entry. A winner will be selected from qualifying entries, and all entries have the potential to be showcased in Sideshow’s wrap-up livestreams and blogs.

Sideshow New York Con 2021 Giveaway Challenge prizes include:

Link to giveaway: sideshow.live with access code ARMORALL

Link to giveaway: sideshow.live with access code MYBRANIUM


Where To Follow Us

Join Sideshow

Join Sideshow Art Prints

Join Court Of The Dead

Join Unruly Industries

Join Atomic Misfit

Join The Comics Haul


Streaming Content

New at Sideshow

New at Sideshow is a live chat designed to catch fans up on what’s new and to showcase the latest happenings in the geek universe! During the 9 AM PT weekday stream, we share the newest Pop Culture Headlinescollectibles, Comic Con news, and more. You can watch older episodes on our YouTube channel now, and tune into many more episodes during the course of Sideshow NY Con 2021.

Booth Tours

The Sideshow New York Con 2021 Booth Tours will occur Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. We’ll be highlighting new reveals and first looks from all your favorite fandoms and collectible companies — so tune in for all the information and live video footage, straight from Sideshow’s very own show floor.

The tours on Monday and Wednesday will be your first chance to check out a brand new booth layout where we will walk you through all the newest reveals, and Tuesday and Thursday will feature your chance to request closer looks during the “All-Request” fan tour, hosted by Paul and Guy taking your requests for what to look at in closer detail.

Live From Sideshow NY Con

Live From Sideshow Con is hosted from a booth right near the show floor! Here our hosts will play trivia and interact virtually with the audience, host artist and creator interviews, and catch you up on the schedule for the day.

The Comics Haul

The Comics Haul is a livestream that highlights what’s new in the comic book world. During Sideshow NY Con 2021, Amy & Paul will be featuring October comics, from the spookiest to the sweetest and the scariest. If you’re an avid reader, you won’t want to miss this!

Strike A Pose

Strike A Pose is back with episode 2 of its fourth season! For anyone unfamiliar, Strike A Pose pits three people against each other to pose a Sixth Scale Figure to the best of their ability in only 10 minutes. Master Poser Terry Smith then judges their creativity, ingenuity, craft, storytelling … he looks at it all! The best poser is crowned champion and wins their well-earned, newly posed Sixth Scale Figure.

This episode, we’re excited to share that our three contestants are Stephen Kramer Glickman, Alicia Marie, and Joshua Dart. Catch the YouTube premiere for lots of laughs and wildly entertaining competitive spirits!

Daily Wrap-Up / That Sideshow Show

Not sure if you missed something exciting during the day? Be sure to check out the Daily Wrap-Up AKA That Sideshow Show, live at 5 PM PT almost every weekday during Sideshow NY Con 2021 exclusively in the Let Your Geek Sideshow Facebook Group.

There, our hosts will catch you up on all the latest news from that day’s celebration. All are welcome!


Schedule

*all times listed in PT

Monday, October 4

  • 9 AM – New at Sideshow
  • 11 AM – Booth Tour
  • 12:45 PM – Flash Giveaway
  • 2 PM – Live From Sideshow NY Con
  • 5 PM – Daily Wrap-Up *exclusively in the Let Your Geek Sideshow Facebook Group

Tuesday, October 5

  • 9 AM – New at Sideshow
  • 11 AM – All-Request Booth Tour
  • 1:15 PM – Giveaway Challenge
  • 2 PM – Live From Sideshow NY Con
  • 3:30 PM – Flash Giveaway
  • 4 PM – Strike A Pose
  • 5 PM – Daily Wrap-Up *exclusively in the Let Your Geek Sideshow Facebook Group

Wednesday, October 6

  • 9 AM – New at Sideshow
  • 11 AM – Booth Tour
  • 1:30 PM – Facebook Group Giveaway Challenge
  • 2 PM – Live From Sideshow NY Con
  • 4 PM – The Comics Haul
  • 5 PM – Daily Wrap-Up *exclusively in the Let Your Geek Sideshow Facebook Group

Thursday, October 7

  • 9 AM – New at Sideshow
  • 11 AM – All-Request Booth Tour
  • 12:15 PM – Giveaway Challenge
  • 2 PM – Live From Sideshow NY Con
  • 4:30 PM – Flash Giveaway
  • 5 PM – Daily Wrap-Up *exclusively in the Let Your Geek Sideshow Facebook Group

Friday, October 8

All-day events include:

  • Giveaways
  • Sideshow Rewards
  • Facebook Group Exclusive Content

Saturday, October 9

All-day events include:

  • Giveaways
  • Sideshow Rewards
  • Facebook Group Exclusive Content

Sunday, October 10

All-day events include:

  • Giveaways
  • Sideshow Rewards
  • Facebook Group Exclusive Content

What are you most looking forward to during Sideshow New York Con 2021? Let us know in the comments, and don’t forget to Let Your Geek Sideshow!