August 16-18 2024 ⚬ Javits Center, NYC

The First-Ever Immersive Sports Festival Where Fandom, Culture, and Collecting Collide.

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The Ultimate Gathering of Athletes, Leagues, & Teams

Panels, Autographs, and Photo Ops
Immersive Fan Experiences
Exclusive Drops & Collectibles

The Theatre

Welcome to the pinnacle of sports celebration at Fanatics Fest NYC. On The Theatre, the brightest stars from every major sport will converge for three electrifying days. Prepare to be riveted as you hear untold stories – their biggest triumphs, toughest moments, and the business and life lessons they’ve learned along the way. You don’t want to miss a minute of your sports heroes on The Theatre!

CHARACTER COUNTS

Join two of the most clutch players in baseball history as they dive into the journey of transitioning from careers on the diamond to influential lives beyond it. Jeter and Ortiz will discuss their experiences learning from mentors and becoming philanthropic leaders, while having integrity shape their everyday actions.

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ONE OF ONE

KD and Ant Man - one of one. These two global superstars will talk about their upbringings, their love of their mothers, dominating the league and building global brands. Plus, hear about how their experience on Team USA at the Paris Olympics, the chase of winning a championship, the 2023 season and expectations for 2024.

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THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

Join Travis Scott and Michael Rubin for a fireside chat as they explore the strategies behind building global brands and achieving widespread influence. Gain insights into their journeys and learn how they've transformed passions into cultural phenomena and how small actions create monumental shifts.

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TRUE GRIT

A fireside chat highlighting Tom Brady's unparalleled mental toughness and resilience both on and off the field. Learn how Brady is navigating his second act as a commentator and business man, while focusing on family and his ultimate legacy.

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BING BONG: THE ICONIC NY KNICKS

Step into the heart of Knicks fandom as celebrity fans join current and past New York Knicks players on stage, reminiscing about cherished court moments and their undying love for New York basketball.

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THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

Join Travis Scott and Michael Rubin for a fireside chat as they explore the strategies behind building global brands and achieving widespread influence. Gain insights into their journeys and learn how they've transformed passions into cultural phenomena and how small actions create monumental shifts.

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THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

Join Travis Scott and Michael Rubin for a fireside chat as they explore the strategies behind building global brands and achieving widespread influence. Gain insights into their journeys and learn how they've transformed passions into cultural phenomena and how small actions create monumental shifts.

Learn More

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

Join Travis Scott and Michael Rubin for a fireside chat as they explore the strategies behind building global brands and achieving widespread influence. Gain insights into their journeys and learn how they've transformed passions into cultural phenomena and how small actions create monumental shifts.

Learn More

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

Join Travis Scott and Michael Rubin for a fireside chat as they explore the strategies behind building global brands and achieving widespread influence. Gain insights into their journeys and learn how they've transformed passions into cultural phenomena and how small actions create monumental shifts.

Learn More

Center Stage

The Center Stage will host live recordings of the most influential sports and pop culture podcasts, featuring special guests from legendary athletes to industry icons. Fans get to be a part of the conversation as topics ranging from the latest news from the world of sports to the hottest trends in entertainment are dissected and explored. The Center Stage is more than just a recording studio—it's a hub of creativity, connection, and excitement.

Show Features

Fanatics Fest NYC offers something for every type of sports fan, from live trading card breaks and athlete meet & greets, to immersive brand activations and exclusive merchandise drops. Dive into a world where sports, culture, and collecting come together, highlighted by our Theatre programming, the Fanatics Superstore, and so much more.
Autographing & Photo Ops Zone

Meet your sports heroes live at Fanatics Fest NYC! Fanatics Fest NYC will offer photo ops and autograph sessions with select athletes from our guest list. Snap a photo with your favorite athlete or legend and grab an autograph from sports icons and industry A-listers. From legends to rising stars, fans will be able to capture unforgettable moments with the best in sports.

More information about autograph and photo op ticket pricing, approved items for signing, and guest appearance dates and times will be announced leading up to the show - stay tuned for more announcements and details!

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Immersive Brand & League Activations

Experience the top leagues and brands in sports through immersive activations and exhibits at FFNYC. Step onto the court, into the ring, or onto the field and show off your athleticism with the NFL, NBA, WNBA, UFC, WWE, MLB, NHL, MLS, and more!

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The Theatre

The Theatre is the epicenter of excitement with live programming and non-stop action all day long. Seating over 2,000 fans, the Theatre Stage will feature live panels and discussions with athletes, business moguls, and pop culture icons. Seating will come on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Center Stage

The Center Stage will host live recordings of the most influential sports and pop culture podcasts, featuring special guests from legendary athletes to industry icons. Fans get to be a part of the conversation as topics ranging from the latest news from the world of sports to the hottest trends in entertainment are dissected and explored.  The Center Stage is more than just a recording studio—it's a hub of creativity, connection, and excitement.

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Fanatics Superstore

Visit the Fanatics Superstore for an amazing assortment  of official sports apparel from all the leagues, teams, and players you love. The Fanatics Superstore offers a wide selection of gear from every league, including NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and NCAA, and even features exclusive apparel collaborations with the top names and brands.

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Lifestyle Zone

Visit the Street Wear Zone for exclusive access to merch and product drops from the hottest brands. Whether you're a sneakerhead, a trendsetter, or simply a connoisseur of cool, this is your playground to celebrate the dynamic synergy of sports and pop culture.

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Collector Zone

The Collectors Zone will host 350+ booths featuring the best dealers from around the country and feature trading areas, breaking experiences, exclusive products from Topps, announcements, and more.

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Collector Workshop Stage

The Hobby Workshop is an interactive space where all levels of collectors can learn and experience card collecting through workshops led by the biggest names in the hobby. Workshops range from Collecting 101 to How to Turn Your Hobby into a Business, How to Grade Cards, How to Get Started in Collecting, and so much more.

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Kids Zone

The Kids Zone is the ultimate playground for young sports fans to unleash their passion for the game. From mini-basketball hoops to soccer dribbling challenges, the Kid Zone has it all. Let their imaginations run wild as they test their skills and discover their favorite sports. With interactive games and exciting competitions, the Kids Zone promises endless fun for our youngest fans.

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Memorabilia Museum

Explore 50 years of sports history at the Sports and Card Trading Memorabilia Museum, a haven for sports aficionados and collectors alike. From vintage jerseys to signed memorabilia, every artifact tells a story of triumph, perseverance, and the spirit of competition.

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Activations, News and Content from the biggest Leagues and Brands

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Interested in being added to our roster for FFNYC or have general questions about the event? Visit the Contact Us page to learn more.
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