June 2nd and 3rd will bring about the second annual Five Points Festival, a show dedicated to showcasing designer toys, video games, comics, and delicious food and beer. We’ve got the press release and additional information about the show right here!
Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Everything We Coveted (And Picked Up) At NYC Conventions!
You don’t have to wait until next year’s convention circuit to pick up these finds for yourself or your giftee, you can get them online!
Five Points Festival 2017: Sixpoint Brewing’s “Mad Scientist” IPA was a Sold Out Hit
Being from the Pacific Northwest, I have a personal interest in craft beer. My brother is a brewer back home in Oregon and his work has inspired my own curiosity about what it means to brew a beer, as well as the decision making process to achieve a desired outcome. […]
Five Points Festival 2017: Highlights from the Festival
Five Points Festival celebrated its inaugural year with an impressive show. The festival took over the Lower East Side’s Pier 36 and wasted no space, filling it wall-to-wall with toy designers, crafters, writers, comic book artists, and more. Just outside of the festival were a grouping of food trucks and […]
Five Points Festival 2017: Reliving the Designer Toy Awards
Before Five Points Festival came into being there was a yearly event called the Designer Toy Awards (DTAs). Sponsored by Clutter Magazine, these awards started in a hot San Diego bar during San Diego Comic Con and evolved over the years into the event it is today. With Five Points […]
Five Points Festival Lines Up Food and Beer Delicacies for Attendees!
Featured along the East River in the Lower East Side is the Five Points Festival. The festival caters to a variety of niche markets from designer toys to beer enthusiasts to street art admirers. One particular feature that the convention highlights is food trucks, the often seen but rarely acknowledged […]
Five Points Festival 2017: P!Q Releases their Artist Lineup and We Are Psyched!
Schedules are being finalized for this weekend’s Five Points Festival, and P!Q Gifts has finally released their full artist schedule for booth #252. Not only will they boast the talent of Zard Apuya and his many pop culture figurines, but also the work of Michael Banks of sugar fueled and Barrett […]
Five Points Festival 2017: P!Q is bringing Zard Apuya and his Custom Munnys and Dunnys to the Festival
P!Q is a staple in quirky gifts, games, and books. They were kind enough to host a Five Points Festival preview event at their Grand Central location which you can read about here. As partners with Five Points Festival, the people at P!Q want to celebrate creators. They are bringing […]
Five Points Festival 2017: The Exclusives are Coming, the Exclusives are Coming!
Five Points Festival will kick off this coming Friday with the Designer Toy Awards, followed by two days packed full of toys, comics, food, and beer. You can read more about the event here. Much to our delight, it was announced yesterday that there will be a series of festival […]
Five Points Festival 2017: P!C Grand Central Pop-up & Interview Provides a Sneak-Peak of the Festival
The Five Points Festival is coming to NYC’s Lower East Side this weekend and we had the chance to hang out with Morgan Spurlock, host of the Designer Toy Awards, as well as Josh Kimball and Peter Tatara (organizers of the festival) to discuss the development of the festival and […]