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Free RPG Day
Free RPG Day

Sat, Jun 22



Free RPG Day

Snag some free swag, and get a sneak peak at new game systems being released by some of the best publishers in the industry. You won't want to miss out!

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Time & Location

Jun 22, 2024, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Pomona, 3503 W Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768, USA


About the event

At a Glance:

Where: Side Quest Games

When: Saturday June 22nd 11am - 11pm

What's happening: A day of fun celebrating creators in the RPG space with freebies, promotions, vendors, food, cosplay, artists, special guests, and more!

Price: FREE

Free RPG Day is an event with freebies, behind the scenes previews, grab bags and a whole day devoted to the AWESOMENESS that are RPGs. Dozens of creators, publishers and fans pour their favorites into HUGE boxes of goodies for LGSs and we get to give them away FOR FREE!!

Here's What's Happening:

Freebies and Giveaways: It's called Free RPG Day for a reason! All guests who visit Side Quest during Free RPG Day will be able to take home up to 3 of the free RPG booklets we have on offer, no purchase necessasary. These booklets will be given out on a first come first served basis, and available while supplies last.

Special Guest Appearances: Play in a 15 Minute Dungeons game  with the Sink! RPG team! The amazing team behind Sink! will be running players through the first dungeon of their brand new book in this fun, bite-sized gaming format that you'll be able to find in your FRPGD pulls. 15 Minute Dungeons will be available in our private gaming room from 2pm - 4pm(ish). Sign-ups for this event will be available exclusively in-person on the day.

Free Game Demos: Some of the wonderful DM's from our Dungeon Master Academy will be running FREE RPG's from a variety of exciting gaming systems. Demo games will be available during the following time-slots:

  • Rojo RPG with DM Patrick: 11:30am - 2:30pm
  • Starfinder RPG with DM Vice: 12pm - 3pm
  • Helianna's Guide to Monster Hunting with DM Joe: 2pm - 5pm
  • Garbage & Glory RPG with DM Alex: 3pm - 6pm
  • Humblewood RPG with DM Daniel: 5pm - 8pm
  • D&D 5e One Shot with DM Trevor: 6pm - 9pm

Online sign-ups for demo games are now open, click here for the link! If there is a game you would like to participate in, make sure to sign up as soon as possible. No character creation necessary! All DMs will have character sheets built for you to choose from so you can jump right in! 

As a courtesy to our other guests, please limit your online sign-ups to a single demo game. Multiple sign-ups may result in cancelation of your reservations.

Guest Vendors: We're turning up the heat with even MORE exciting products available from our special guest vendors: Dream Cream Co., Fistful Designs, and Samantha Borchard Art!

Prize Raffles: Hang out at Side Quest for a chance to win awesome raffle prizes! Prize raffles will be held during the following times:

Afternoon Raffle: 1 pm

Evening Raffle: 4:30 pm

Night Raffle: 8 pm

All guests will receive one free raffle ticket upon entry to the event, and one additional raffle ticket for every $10 spent at Side Quest during Free RPG day. Participants must be present in order to win.

Dungeon Master Academy Sign-Ups: Are you an aspiring Dungeon Master, or a Wizard of the Word looking for a community of like-minded folks to spin stories with? Our Dungeon Master Academy will be opening up sign ups for next semesters DMA students starting on Free RPG Day. Space in the academy is limited and will fill quickly, so if you have been waiting to become part of this community, don't delay!

Snacks & Refreshments: The Side Quest Team will be providing a special selection of snacks and drinks to our guests on the day of the event. We will have a BBQ grill going in the back for anyone hungry. Burgers, dogs and goodies are gonna get grilled up by none other than Drew, "The Unparalleled Grill Master" himself!! (*While supplies last) Tables, games and chairs will be set up outside, underneath a couple easy-ups and food will be available through donation.

Specials & Deals: Side Quest Games will be running multiple promos during Free RPG Day exclusivly for guests who chose to shop with us in-store during the event. Our Free RPG Day promos are as follows:

  • Deep discounts on select last-chance merchandise, available while supplies last
  • Buy 2 get 1 Free on all RPG Books and Starter Kits
  • 10% off all other items in store

*Please note that these discounts do not stack, and cannot be combined with Valor Points redemptions.

We look forward to seeing you all there

Stay nerdy!


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