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Five Points Fest 2023

An unusual mix of art, designer toys and counterculture

Five Points Festival brings together fans of comics, collectibles and one of a kind toys, every year in June. The 2-day event also includes meetings with comic writers and artists, like Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. The Designer Toy Awards ceremony takes place at the beginning of the festival. Five Points Festival is curated by Clutter Magazine and Fueled by Lagunitas Brewing Company, so there is also plenty of craft beer.

Independent artists and collectors alike are drawn to the Brooklyn Expocenter by the unique marketplace of Five Points Festival with vinyl, plastic, resin, plush toys and works of art, minis, kaiju, and much more. Prices range from budget-friendly to quite high for one-of-a-kind art and vintage pieces. In comparison with New York Comic Con, Five Points Festival offers a more intimate experience with the focus on alternative culture and depth.

Vendors, artists and creators from Japan, Singapore, UK, South America and Spain also take part in the festival. Cosplay is encouraged, but costumes have to be appropriate to wear in public.

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