The Citiblog

Pokémon Fans to Gather at Pig Beach
May 22, 2023, 2:12.55 pm ET


Photo: LoZilla’s Collectables Conference

On Thursday, May 25th, Pokémon fans from all five New York boroughs will reunite at Pig Beach BBQ in Queens (35-37 36th St.) for New York City’s ultimate Pokémon party – LoZilla’s Collectables Conference (LZCC) – in celebration of the final season of the globally popular animated series, Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series, airing June 23rd (Netflix).

This Pokémon trade night is a family friendly + free to the public event that invites fans of the franchise to trade cards/collectibles, buy or sell cards with vendors (including Martian Hobbies and PokeShopNJ) and interact with other members of the Pokémon community. Pig Beach BBQ will be offering $1 wings all night, ensuring a night full of delicious food, along with trading cards, plushies, figures, pins, funko pops, and more!

This event is hosted by a Pokémon Company certified judge, who will be at the event giving away free digital gifts and answering any and all fan questions. Attendees will also have access to the promotional Pokémon collection scheduled to drop the night of the event along with additional giveaways.

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