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Funko announces fan convention FunKon 2021

Published on: 30th June 2021

The three day FunKon event in August promises exclusive product reveals, celebrity appearances, a Loungefly fashion show and more.

Following the success of recent virtual events like Funko Fair, FunKon will take place in person at Funko’s 40,000-square foot Hollywood store, beginning on 4th August and spanning three days. Billed as an entertainment extravaganza, the event can be also joined virtually by fans around the world and will include celebrity appearances, behind-the-scenes content from Funko’s Hollywood store, giveaways and more.

“The past year proved that virtual experiences can resonate with our fans as much as in-person events,” said Brian Mariotti, chief executive officer at Funko. “As California begins to lift in-person event restrictions, FunKon brings us all together at our world-class Hollywood store to experience best in class entertainment and pop culture – virtually and in-person.”

The event will begin by introducing a new philanthropic programme: Pops! With Purpose, and fans will be able to experience new video content, including a short documentary titled The Making of Funko Hollywood’, celebrity appearances, interviews with Funko employees and executives, livestreams of Funko artists, exclusive Loungefly items and more.

FunKon will also see the return of Funko’s unique fan event, Fundays, where fans can virtually participate in a competitive event in which four teams face off in a variety of challenges.

Fans around the world can tune into the event virtually while US-based fans can register to attend FunKon in-person at Funko Hollywood. For more information on how to register for FunKon, visit www.funko.com/blog.

Fans can stay up-to-date on FunKon by following Funko on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @OriginalFunko.

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