Main Stage

Welcome to the pinnacle of sports celebration at Fanatics Fest NYC. On the Main Stage, the brightest stars from every major sport will converge for three electrifying days. Prepare to be riveted as you hear untold stories – their biggest triumphs, toughest moments, and the business and life lessons they’ve learned along the way. You don’t want to miss a minute of your sports heroes on the Main Stage!

Character Counts

Derek Jeter & David Ortiz

Friday Aug. 16
Join two of the most clutch players in baseball history as they dive into the journey of transitioning from careers on the diamond to influential lives beyond it. Jeter and Ortiz will discuss their experiences learning from mentors and becoming philanthropic leaders, while having integrity shape their everyday actions.

True Grit

Tom Brady & Special Guests

Friday Aug. 16
A fireside chat highlighting Tom Brady's unparalleled mental toughness and resilience both on and off the field. Learn how Brady is navigating his second act as a commentator and business man, while focusing on family and his ultimate legacy.

Night of Champions: 100 Years of NY Giants Football

Eli Manning & Special Guests

Friday Aug. 16
On this panel, legendary New York Giants football players come together, united by their relentless pursuit of greatness, shared championship triumphs, lasting friendships, and fierce rivalries.

Kevin Durant & Special Guests

Saturday Aug. 17
Join Kevin Durant and friends in an intimate fireside chat, where they share insights into the intertwining worlds of basketball and music, drawing inspiration from their relentless dedication to the grind.

Bing Bong

The Iconic NY Knicks

Saturday Aug. 17
Step into the heart of Knicks fandom as celebrity fans join current and past New York Knicks players on stage, reminiscing about cherished court moments and their undying love for New York basketball.

Peyton Manning & Special Guests

Sunday Aug. 18
In a captivating main stage talk, Peyton Manning offers invaluable insights into his ventures with Omaha Productions, reflecting on his successful career as a two-time NFL champion. Manning's engaging stories unveil his passion for mentoring the next generation and his dedication to family.

No Quit New York

Henrik Lundqvist & Special Guests

Sunday Aug. 18
Immerse yourself in the spirit of champions as Henrik Lundqvist and iconic New York Rangers players from past and present unite on stage for "No Quit New York," a panel illuminating their unwavering passion for victory on the ice.

Bazooka Mode

Sabrina Ionescu & Special Guests

Sunday Aug. 18
Sabrina Ionescu and freinds take the stage for an inspiring main stage talk, where they discuss her groundbreaking Nike shoe line, her charitable endeavors with SI20, and her mission to break barriers and empower women in sports.

Gary Vaynerchuk & Special Guests

Sunday Aug. 18
Join Gary Vaynerchuk and his friends for a dynamic fireside chat, as they delve into the world of business growth, expanding hobbies, and the profound love for entrepreneurship, sports, and collecting.