FNAF Fredbear 101

Fredbear, a pivotal character in the Five Nights at Freddy’s (FNAF) franchise, holds a significant role in the haunting narrative of animatronic horrors. As one of the original animatronics and mascots for Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, Fredbear has become an iconic figure within the FNAF universe.

"Let's find a suit that's right for you." Fredbear

3 things you should know about fredbear

#1: Original Animatronic Mascot: Fredbear is one of the original animatronic mascots associated with Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza in the Five Nights at Freddy’s (FNAF) franchise. Serving as an early representation of the animatronic characters within the series, Fredbear holds a historical significance in the haunted lore of the pizza establishment.

#2: Tragic Role in the Lore: Fredbear plays a crucial and tragic role in the FNAF narrative, particularly linked to incidents that set the stage for the unsettling events within the franchise. His character is intricately connected to the mysterious and eerie occurrences that unfold, contributing to the dark and enigmatic history of Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza.

#3: Symbol of Fear and Mystery: With his animatronic bear appearance and ominous presence, Fredbear becomes a symbol of fear and mystery within the FNAF universe. Fans of the series associate Fredbear with the spine-chilling atmosphere and suspense that characterize the gameplay and narrative, making him a memorable and haunting figure in the animatronic pantheon of FNAF.


Upcoming Florida horror convention Sunshine City Scare 2024 is gearing up for an electrifying Five Nights at Freddy’s celebration on May 11-12 at the St. Petersburg Coliseum. 

Sunshine City Scare’s FNAF celebration includes voice actors who portray 6 characters from the video games. And all of the characters have Pop figures, making the event a rare opportunity to buy and get all 6 autographed. In addition, there is free FNAF gaming (FNAF Help Wanted VR, FNAF Core Collection 1, 2, 3). Not to mention the amazing FNAF cosplay that will be on display. 

FNAF Voice Actors at Sunshine City Scare 2024

Sunshine City Scare 2024 promises a unique experience as it welcomes two distinguished voice actors, Chris McCullough and Joe Gaudet, who collectively bring to life six iconic characters from the FNAF games. Chris McCullough takes on the roles of Foxy the Pirate, Fredbear, and Pig Patch, while Joe Gaudet lends his talents to Funtime Foxy, Rockstar Foxy, and Mr. Hippo. Fans can anticipate an immersive encounter with these animatronic personalities, gaining insight into the creative process behind the voices that have become synonymous with FNAF’s eerie charm.

FNAF gaming at Sunshine City Scare 2024

Sunshine City Scare is set to provide an immersive gaming experience for FNAF enthusiasts, offering free access to various FNAF titles. Attendees can dive into the thrilling world of FNAF Help Wanted VR, where the animatronic horrors come to life in a virtual reality setting, intensifying the suspense and jump-scare elements. Additionally, participants can enjoy the FNAF Core Collection, including the first three installments of the series. This collection allows fans to revisit the iconic gameplay and narratives that have made FNAF a cornerstone in the horror gaming genre. With free access to these FNAF gaming experiences, Sunshine City Scare ensures that attendees can fully immerse themselves in the spine-chilling excitement of Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza throughout the event. FNAF video games are sponsored by Unlimited Video Games in Pinellas Park.

fnaf pop figures at sunshine city scare 2024

FNAF fans are in for a treat with all of these six iconic characters having been immortalized in Pop figures. Vendors will be selling FNAF Pops, and the voice actors will be autographing Pops. For collectors and aficionados alike, having these Pops autographed by the talented voice actors adds a unique and personal touch to owning a piece of FNAF history.

FNAF cosplay at sunshine city scare 2024

Sunshine City Scare 2024 will also be a haven for cosplay enthusiasts, offering a platform to showcase their creativity by embodying the iconic characters from the franchise. Last year’s event saw jaw-dropping cosplay, and the same is anticipated for this year’s show.


Tickets are affordable ($25 for Saturday, $20 for Sunday, $40 for weekend pass (prices increase $5 at door).

Sunshine City Scare Vendor Booths

Retailer vendor booths start at $275, and artist booths start at $175. Apply for a vendor booth.

Read all our fnaf 101 blogs

In addition to this Fredbear 101 blog, Florida Comic Cons gives you a snapshot of five other characters as well as a FNAF Franchise 101 blog! Read them all, and be the star of the next FNAF convo! (it’s also a great way to prep for Sunshine City Scare). 

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