Show manager for New York Comic Con 2011 and New York Anime Festival 2011, Lance Fensterman, has announced they have decided to become a 4-day convention. Which this gives the 2011 dates from October 14-16 to October 13-16.
This year to we have decided to extend the length of the show by an extra day in order to accommodate even more fans as well as provide additional programming and events. Now as a 4 day event, New York Comic Con will be an even bigger celebration of the pop culture universe filled with comics, anime, movies, television, toys and games.
The new dates for the 6th annual NYCC are Thursday, October 13 – Sunday, October 16, 2011. For the first time the show will be open to the public for 3 full days: Friday, October 14 – Sunday, October 16, 2011. Thursday’s show floor hours will only be open to pros, press, VIPs and fans who purchase a 4 Day Pass. This means more hours and opportunities for fans to explore the show floor, interact with guests and check out more events!
In 2010, New York Comic Con and New York Anime Festival reached an attendance of over 100,000.