Category Archives: ST:MNY

Mission Chicago Announced, Mission New York Revisited

As part of the First Contact Day (April 5) festivities it was announced that in 2022 there will be a Star Trek: Mission Chicago event. This convention is the only officially licensed Star Trek event in the U.S. by CBS now that Star Trek Las Vegas has been replaced with The 55-Year Mission Tour in Las Vegas. ReedPop, who is putting on Mission Chicago, was behind events like New York Comic Con, MCM Comic Con London, Star Wars Celebration and Star Trek: Mission New York. It is expected that annual Missions in rotating cities will follow.

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We invite you to Star Trek: Mission Chicago– the ultimate Star Trek fan experience for all ages! Boldly explore the past, present and future of the celebrated franchise while embracing the ideals of a diverse and inclusive future that remains at the center of one of the most iconic brands of all time. Enjoy three full days of interactive exhibits, major announcements, exclusive merchandise, celebrity guests, and more from the ever-evolving Star Trek universe.

Star Trek: Mission Chicago is coming to McCormick Place in Chicago IL, April 8th to April 10th 2022. 

In light of this announcement it seems only fitting to revisit 2016’s Star Trek: Mission New York which took place during Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary, Hallmark displayed all 81 Star Trek ornaments that had been released up to that time (actually 80, “To Boldly Go” was still just a cardboard image).

Unfortunately, most of the photos of the Star Trek display were taken from a distance.

The gallery, in the form of a transporter chamber, stood beside Hallmark’s event booth. It was comprised of seven tall, vertical windows each holding a dozen or so ornaments.

Happily, one Star Trek fan posted a YouTube video of the ornaments which you can view at the bottom of this page. Below are the best screen caps I could get from IoMGeek’s September 3, 2016 video. Let me know if anyone has any photos of Hallmark’s ornament gallery they would like to share.

Window 1
Top: 1991 U.S.S. Enterprise, 1992 Shuttlecraft Galileo, 1993 U.S.S. Enterprise D, 1994 Klingon Bird-of-Prey
Middle: 1995 Captain Jean-Luc Picard, 1995 Captain James T. Kirk, 1995 The Ships of Star Trek, 1995 Romulan Warbird
Bottom: 1996 Enterprise & Galileo, 1996 Mr. Spock, 1996 Commander William T. Riker, 1996 U.S.S. Voyager

Window 2
Top: 1997 Commander Data, 1997 Dr. Leonard H. McCoy, 1997 U.S.S. Defiant,
1998 Captain Kathryn Janeway, 1998 U.S.S. Enterprise E
Middle: 1999 Worf, 1999 U.S.S. Enterprise – Glass, 1999 Runabout U.S.S. Rio Grande
Bottom: 1999 U.S.S. Enterprise – Stamp, 2000 Lt. Commander Worf – Glass, 2000 Seven of Nine, 2000 Borg Cube

Window 3
Top: 2001 Q – Glass, 2001 Space Station Deep Space Nine, 2001 Startfleet Legends
Middle: 2001 Captain Benjamin Sisko, 2002 Enterprise NX-01, 2002 The Doctor, 2002 Delta Flyer
Bottom: 2003 Sub-Commandr T’Pol, 2003 Captain Jonathan Archer, 2003 The Scorpion

Window 4
Top: 2004 “The City on the Edge of Forever”, 2004 Insignias, 2004 Vulcan Command Ship, 2004 Commander Trip Tucker
Bottom: 2005 Khan, 2005 U.S.S. Enterprise A

Window 4
Top: 2005 Locutus of Borg, 2006 U.S.S. Enterprise, 2006 The Transporter Chamber, 2007 Future U.S.S. Enterprise D
Bottom: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 2007 Lt. Uhura – Red

Window 5
Top: 2008 Communicator, 2008 “The Trouble with Tribbles”, 2008 U.S.S. Reliant, 2009 Klingon Battle Cruiser
Middle: 2009 Lt. Uhura – Gold, 2009 Starfleet Phaser, 2009 “The Menagerie”
Bottom: 2009 Ilia Probe, 2010 U.S.S. Enterprise 2.0, 2010 “Amok Time”, 2010 Captain James T. Kirk

Window 6
Top: 2011 “Mirror, Mirror”, 2011 Romulan Bird-of-Prey, 2011 U.S.S. Defiant
Bottom: 2011 Spock, 2012 Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy

Window 6
Top: 2012 “An Extraordinary Meeting”, 2012 U.S.S. Enterprise D, 2013 U.S.S. Kelvin
Bottom: 2013 Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott, 2013 “Arena”, 2013 U.S.S. Kelvin – Damaged

Window 7
Top: 2014 U.S.S. Vengeance, 2014 “The Devil in the Dark”
Bottom: 2014 Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu, 2014 Vina, 2015 U.S.S. Enterprise C

Window 7
Top: 2015 “The Needs of the Many”, 2015 Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, 2016 Enterprise “Pilot” Gold
Bottom: 2016 “The Man Trap”, 2016 Ensign Pavel Chekov, 2016 Enterprise “Pilot” Painted

Window 7
Above: 2016 “To Boldly Go” (stand-in)

Hallmark Booth Display Case
Above: 2016 Maxine Cosplay, 2016 Enterprise “Pilot” Painted

Below is the video where these screen caps were taken from. The Hallmark booth footage begins at 1:26.

Hallmark Button Featuring 2016 Star Trek Ornament

Hallmark gave away souvenir buttons back in September at Star Trek Mission New York.  The buttons feature the 2016 50th Anniversary “Pilot” Enterprise with gold finish.  You can still get the ornament in stores this month but good luck finding a button anywhere.

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Hallmark’s Star Trek Maxine Cosplay Ornament Showing Up on eBay

Hallmark’s latest Star Trek ornament is beginning to show up on eBay after being first made available at last week’s Star Trek: Mission New York convention.

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Image from trekcore.com http://trekcore.com/blog/2016/09/mission-report-star-treks-new-york-convention/2/

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Word is they only made 25 ornaments available per day for the three-day event.  The Maxine ornament will be available for the last time at next month’s New York Comic-Con.  The biggest surprise is that the ornament is not a Keepsake ornament but “branded” with the Hallmark name. If you are looking to pick up the new Star Trek Maxine Cosplay ornament it is currently selling on eBay from $55-$129.

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”…and exclusive ornaments from Hallmark, which sold out quickly each day of the convention. Of the two Hallmark exclusives, the U.S.S. Enterprise was awesome, while the Maxine figure was OK.” –Hollywood Soapbox

Friday Update From Star Trek Mission New York

Tweets are coming out from Hallmark at Star Trek Mission New York today and visitors to the booth are getting a walk down memory lane.  Hallmark is displaying all their Star Trek ornaments dating back to 1991.

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Star Trek Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Gallery

“In 1991, Hallmark brought the 23rd century to our Christmas trees with the Starship Enterprise Keepsake Ornament in celebration of Star Trek’s 25th anniversary.  Instantly popular with fans, dozens of Keepsake Ornaments inspired by Star Trek television shows and feature films would follow.  On the 50th anniversary of the original series, we present this tour through the 26-year partnership with Star Trek and Hallmark.”

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Sculpter Lynn Norton was even there signing ornaments!

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Hallmark’s Maxine Star Trek Cosplay Available Tomorrow at Star Trek Mission New York

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Star Trek Mission New York opens tomorrow for its three day event. September 2 – 4, 2016 Javits Center • New York! It will be the first opportunity to get the Maxine Star Trek cosplay ornament and your second chance to get the Enterprise pilot repaying ornament.  Look for these two ornaments to flood eBay in the coming days.  Both ornaments will be available one last time at New York Comic-Con next month.

Hallmark is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek with two exclusive ornaments that any Trekkie will want to add to their collection; the first featuring Maxine, the star of Hallmark’s “Crabby Road” cartoons, dressed in her finest Star Trek cosplay and the second is U.S.S. Enterprise Keepsake Ornament. Don’t miss out on these exclusives only at the Hallmark booth on the Star Trek: Mission New York Show Floor.

Perhaps we will see the rest of Hallmark’s 2017 Star Trek lineup previewed tomorrow.  Stay tuned!

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Star Trek: Mission New York Launches September 2, 2016

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“Star Trek: Mission New York is the ultimate destination for Star Trek fans, filled with interactive exhibits, exclusive merchandise, celebrity guests, panels, screenings and much more. Fueled by a new movie in July 2016 and an upcoming television series in 2017, this will be the not-to-miss Star Trek event of the year!

In collaboration with CBS Consumer Products, Star Trek: Mission New York provides exclusive access to content, personalities, and news about past and upcoming films and television. Star Trek: Mission New York will be an immersive experience featuring props and replicas from the TV shows and films, exclusive screenings, celebrity guests, panels featuring creators and film stars, and exclusive merchandise in the Official Store.

Star Trek: Mission New York will take place on September 2-4, 2016. The Star Trek: Mission New York Exhibit Hall runs the following hours:

Friday, September 2, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday, September 3, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday, September 4, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Note that the Star Trek: Mission New York Exhibit Hall closes nightly at 7:00 PM (and 5:00 PM on Sunday), but special events could continue until 10:00 PM or later on Friday and Saturday nights.

Star Trek: Mission New York is held at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. The Javits Center is located at 655 West 34th Street.”

This will be the second of three conventions this year where the 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise Pilot Repaint exclusive ornament will be sold. It will also be the first time the convention exclusive 2016 Maxine Star Trek Cosplay ornament will be available.

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We may also get the reveal of the 2017 Star Trek scene and character ornaments.  Fingers crossed!

First Image of 2016 Maxine Cosplay Hallmark Star Trek Ornament

We got our first look at the new Event Exclusive Hallmark Star Trek Maxine ornament today.

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A Hallmark-branded exclusive ornament featuring Maxine, the star of Hallmark’s “Crabby Road” cartoons, dressed in her finest Star Trek cosplay. This ornament is a repainted version of one available this year in stores selling Hallmark-branded ornaments.

Sold in limited quantities at:

Star Trek: Mission New York, scheduled Sept. 2-4 in New York, NY
New York Comic Con, set for Oct. 6-9 in New York, NY