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Comic-Con takes over Gaslamp Quarter! Check out below for special deals and fun happening this Thursday!

Fan Deals:

Henry’s Pub

PUB of Thrones

In league with Brewery Ommegang. “Hour of the Wolf” featuring Take the Black Stout. This event will also entertain, “Keep the glass” specials while they last.

When: Thursday, July 21 3:00PM – 6:00PM

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: https://henryspub.com

Henry’s Pub

Mad Catz & Triton Audio Presents

Mad Catz & Triton Audio Presents, The San Diego Playstation 4 Game Developer Showcase & ARK 100 Unveiling Event! RSVP required at Eventbrite.com | Ages 21+

When: Thursday, July 21 6:00PM – Midnight

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: https://henryspub.com

Bugsy’s BBQ

Enjoy a super hero themed menu at this BBQ haven between E and F street. They even have kids meals, “the little joker pack” and cocktails like Superman’s Kryptonite and the Hammered Hulk!

Where: 827 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.bugsysbbqsd.com

Carne Prima

Come by and taste the latest Italian Steak House in the Gaslamp. This new eatery features dry aged prime meats and you can get sneak peeks of your favorite action heroes and villains as they dine.

Where: 314 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://carneprima.com

Dolcetti Boutique

Get your Comic-Con style gear at this hip boutique. Game of Trhones, Pokemon mini dresses and vintage comic bags! Definitely fashion forward gear you won’t find in the convention center!!

Where: 635 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: https://www.dolcettiboutique.com

The Cat Cafe

For $15, you will get half an hour of time with our friendly cats. This is down $5 from last year. You will also receive a food or drink item. And you can make additional purchases of our souvenirs if you choose to do so. This is something we changed, because many of our visitors left without a souvenir since they already had so many!

Where: 472 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.catcafesd.com

San Diego Trading Company

Get your Superhero tshirts, plush toys and Star Wars gear!

Where: 376 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://sandiegotradingcompany.com

Le Parfait Paris

Le Parfait Paris is offering a MARVEL-ous Sangria which consists of blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, chardonnay and lemon lime. The refreshing special will be available throughout Comic Con!

Where: 555 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://leparfaitparis.com

Style Lounge

Get your SDCC Do Done! If you mention this ad, you get 10% off select services!

Where: 540 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://styleloungesd.com

Operacaffe

Show this great cafe your Comic Con badge and receive one free bruschetta or one free tiramisu with purchase of an entree.

Where: 835 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.operacaffe.com

Hard Rock Cafe

3rd Annual True Hero Comic Book Drive for U.S.M.C from July 18-24th. The first 400 people to donate will receive a limited edition True Hero VIP Lanyard, featuring a special “Beautiful Monster” Imagine by Local Artist Tim Cantor.

Where: 801 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.hardrock.com/cafes/san-diego

Don Chido

Just call us Don “Pokemon” Chido. Ask the knowledgeable (and Pokemon obsessed!) Don Chido bartenders to mix up a tasty margarita colored like your favorite Pokemon. We’re also dropping lures all week long!

Where: 527 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.donchido.com

The Broken Yolk Cafe

For Comic Con Broken Yolk will be open from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM Thursday-Saturday and Sunday from 6:00AM to 3:00PM. We will have $7.95 breakfast burritos to-go ready in minutes.

Where: 355 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://thebrokenyolkcafe.com

Art Exhibitions:

Michael J Wolf Gallery

Star Trek – 50 Artists, 50 Years! Celebrate 50 years of “Star Trek” with 2-D and 3-D pieces from 50 artists at the Michael J Wolf Fine Arts Gallery! The exhibition will also make a stop in Las Vegas Aug 3-7 at the Rio Casino and Hotel.

When: Thursday, July 21 – Sunday, July 24 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Where: 363 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.mjwfinearts.com

Chuck Jones Gallery

5:00PM – 7:00PM: JAMES C MULLIGAN – New Paintings

Artist, Actor and Singer, James C. Mulligan, creator this year of the gallery’s annual Comic Con poster, “May the Jones be with You” will be on hand to sign the poster and to speak with collectors about his work. The exhibit will include recent paintings and watercolors.

7:30PM – 9:30PM: The Art of Star Wars – Gonzales, Coleman, Kaz

Star Wars tribute! Artists James Coleman, Rodel Gonzalez, and Rob Kaz, official artists of Star Wars art, will be the gallery’s special guests. Painter James Coleman was a long-time animation background specialist for Walt Disney Studios. Since leaving “Hollywood,” he has toured the world with his original paintings and prints. Gonzalez, founder and lead singer of the rock band, Side A, found his artistic calling just a few years ago, but his luminous paintings and lush brushwork have made him an emerging artist of note. Rob Kaz, also an emerging artist, whose rich palette and unique sensitivity has earned him legions of fans. All three artists will dedicate artwork purchased for this event.

Where: 232 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.chuckjones.com

Entertainment:

Garage Kitchen + Bar

Join FM 94/9 at Garage Kitchen + Bar for FM 94/9 Comic-Con Live Broadcast! We are opening up early at 5:30AM for the broadcast and we will be serving our guest favorite “THE BEST BREAKFAST SANDWICH EVER” for only $5 before 10am, and full brunch menu 10AM-3PM. 51% OFF Happy Hour 4-7PM.

When: Thursday, July 21 – Friday, July 22 5:30AM – 8:00PM

Where: 655 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.garagekitchenbar.com

House of Blues

Slayer

Slayer is set to perform a live show during Comic-Con at the House of Blues on Thursday, July 21. Doors open at 7pm and the show is at 8pm.

When: Thursday, July 21 8:00PM

Where: 1055 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.houseofblues.com/sandiego/events/eventdetail/?viewNav=/event-detail&eventId=0A005076A6E11602&oid=0

Analog Bar

#WaywardCocktails

The Supernatural Wiki is again bringing “Carry on My Wayward Cocktails”, a celebration of all things “Supernatural”, to San Diego Comic-Con. Join us at our secret Bunker aka the Analog Bar in the Gaslamp for a Bunker Banquet, drinks including purple nurples, pie and a Hunter’s bag full of exclusive custom goodies.

When: Thursday, July 21 7:30PM

Where: 801 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For tickets and more information, please visit: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2551779

FLOAT at Hard Rock Hotel

Fandom’s San Diego Comic-Con Party

Fandom powered by Wikia, hosts a party at Float on the rooftop of the Hard Rock Hotel where the celebrity experience comes to the fans. Walk the red carpet, indulge in Cajun fare and cocktails, direct from Mafia III’s 1960s New Orleans. Dance to indie rock band Freedom Fry. Transform into your favorite pop art icon with the help of talented makeup artists, play games, spot celebs, and so much more. RSVP required at Eventbrite, with limited availability. The event is 21+.

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Her Universe Geek Couture Fashion Show

The 3rd annual Her Universe Fashion Show & Design Competition with Hot Topic is back! The audience helps decide the winner!

When: 6:00 – 8:00PM

Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt Harbor Ballroom

For more information, please visit: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/16-there%E2%80%99s-ton-of-fun-going-outside-of-convention-center

The American Comedy Co.

Fatman on Batman

Marc Bernardin and Kevin Smith talk about all the news in movie make believe, terrific TV and anything that squeaks in Geek!

When: 8:00PM

Where: 818 B Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: https://americancomedyco.com/collections/shows/products/fatman-on-batman

The American Comedy Co.

Jay and Silent Bob Get Old

The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies.

When: 10:00PM

Where: 818 B Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: https://americancomedyco.com/collections/shows/products/jay-silent-bob-get-old-2

Cafe Sevilla

Salsa + Bachata + Merenge Dance lessons from 8:15PM – 10:00PM (cover may apply).

Live entertainment in the Tapas Bar by Aro di Santi from 9:30PM – 12AM.

Malamana 10:00PM – 1:00AM

Where: 353 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://cafesevilla.com

Omnia

Rave of Thrones with Kristian Nairn

Kristian Nairn, also known as Hodor from Game of Thrones, brings his epic Rave of Thrones to Comic-Con week, at the Omnia Nightclub on Thursday, July 21. Tickets are $20-$50 and available at the Omnia San Diego website.

Where: 454 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://omnianightclub.com/

Moonshine Flats

ScreenJunkies Central Party

Come hang out with your favorite ScreenJunkies! They will be opening the doors to ScreenJunkies Central after hours to party with you. Drinks will be available for purchase, as well as exclusive merchandise. Meet Andy, Dan, Spencer, and the rest of the gang.

Tickets are free and available at Showclix. Entry will be on a first come first served basis. The event is 21+.

Where: 344 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.screenjunkies.com/shows/sj-central

Tin Roof

Comic Con Weekend

Food and Drinks | $5 Fireball and Jameson | Serving Food early to late

Thursday: Cassie B Band at 10:00PM

Friday: Keep Your Soul at 9:00 PM

Saturday: Cassie B Band at 10:00 PM

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.tinroofsandiego.com

Dick’s Last Resort

Hall of (Impractical) Jokers

Impractical Jokers take over Dick’s Last Resort from Thursday, July 21 to Saturday, July 23 from 12-10PM!

Where: 345 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Activations:

Nintendo Video Gaming Lounge

Bring your kids to the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel from July 21-24 for the ultimate Nintendo playground for families! Your junior gamers can enjoy Nintendo 3DS and Wii U game play, photo opportunities, live competitions, giveaways (while supplies last), and more!

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 10:00AM – 7:00PM
  • Sunday, July 24 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Where: 333 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.nintendo.com/whatsnew/detail/nintendo-summer-paradise-at-san-diego-comic-con

Syfy presents live from Comic-Con

This year, Syfy will be taking over a room in the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel to broadcast a three-night telecast directly from the heart of Comic-Con. The special – Syfy’s first-ever live broadcast from Comic-Co – will air on the network Thursday, July 21 – Saturday July 23 at 8/7c.

When: Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 8/7c

Where: 333 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.syfy.com/syfypresentslivefromcomiccon

Amazon: The Main in the High Castle and Thunderbirds are Go

Come and immerse yourself in Amazon’s Original Series: The Man in the High Castle and Thunderbirds are Go. Step into the alternate reality of the Amazon Original Series, The Man in the High Castle. Walk amongst authentic costumes, props and set pieces; then go on a mission as one of the main characters in an exclusive 4D virtual reality experience. Experience the magic behind Amazon’s original series Thunderbirds are Go, including model sets, life size characters, and behind the scenes footage. Take part in International Rescue’s mission and help the Tracy Brothers, Kayo, Brains and Lady Penelope keep San Diego safe!

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Friday, July 22 9:00AM – 7:00PM
  • Saturday, July 23 9:00AM – 8:00PM
  • Sunday, July 24 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Where: Harbor Drive (next to the 1st Ave Trolley stop and Harbor Club condos)

For more information, please visit: http://sdccblog.com/2016/07/amazon-activation-prepares-for-san-diego-comic-con-2016

Adult Swim on the Green

Featuring an Adult Swim Carnival Midway, the Meatwad Full Dome Experience and Night Time Events.

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Sunday, July 24 11:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Night time on the Green (with nightly screenings):
    • Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 8:00PM – 10:00PM

Where: Behind the Convention Center (Next to the 5th Ave Pier and Ferry Landing)

For more information, please visit: http://www.adultswim.com/presents

Camp Conival at Petco Park

Taking over Petco Park for the 2nd year will be Conival from Nerdist, Legendary, and Geek & Sundry. Camp Conival does not require a badge and will be open to the public. Get the full schedule at Nerdist!

Where: Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://nerdist.com/join-nerdist-and-geek-sundry-for-camp-conival-sdcc

Comic-Con HQ Live Stage

Comic-Con HQ has landed! Join hosts Alison Haislip and Steve Zaragoza at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront for daily LIVE programming including the biggest names in comics, film, gaming, and pop culture, plus unparalleled access to the latest news from Hall H & beyond, and more con converage than you can shake a lightsaber at!

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 9:30AM – 7:00PM
  • Sunday, July 24 9:30AM – 5:00PM

Where: Hilton San Diego Bayfront Promenade Plaza (next to Fox Sports Grill

For more information, please visit: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/16-there%E2%80%99s-ton-of-fun-going-outside-of-convention-center

Fear the Walking Dead

Fans of Fear the Walking Dead can step aboard the Abigail, the yacht from the series, which will be docked behind the convention center at the Fifth Avenue Pier. The Abigail experience will be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 9am to 9pm. The experience is free and open to those ages 13+. There will also be an autograph session with the cast aboard the yacht from 12pm to 1pm on Saturday, July 23.

When: Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 9:00AM – 9:00PM

Where: Fifth Avenue Landing, 600 Convention Way, San Diego, CA 92101

GISHWHE

The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen, brainchild of Supernatural’s Misha Collins, is ending its GISHBus to promote the hunt and the good works of GISHWHES participants.

Times and Locations are still TBD.

Check out their website and Twitter for details.

FXhibition

FX returns to the Hilton Bayfront Park during Comic-Con with groundbreaking activations and installations of fan-favorite shows Archer, American Horror Story, The Strain, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. FXhibition will transport guests toe ach FX series through a visually arresting, one-of-a-kind interactive art space. The Arena will be located on the lawn between Hall H and the Hilton Bayfront.

When:

  • Thursday: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Friday and Saturday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Sunday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Where: Hilton Bayfront Park

For more information, please visit: http://fxsdcc.com

Suicide Squad at Hard Rock Hotel

In anticipation of the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures’ high-octane Suicide Squad, in theaters August 5, DC’s massive team of Super Villains will invade the Hard Rock Hotel everyday of the convention. 6,000 square feet of the Hard Rock Hotel will be transformed into the infamous Belle Reve penitentiary – the very place where the “worst of the worst” were incarcerated before forming the Suicide Squad. Here you can have an immersive Suicide Squad experience: take part in a live-action virtual reality simulation, fighting alongside Squad members in a scene from the film. Get your own “Suicide Squad” skull “ink” at Harley Quinn’s tattoo parlor, or take photo ops in a re-creation of one of Belle Reve’s jail cells.

When: Thursday, July 21 – Sunday, July 24 10:00AM – 7:00PM

Where: 207 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Neil deGrasse Tyson presents Space Odyssey 

Neil deGrasse Tyson presents Space Odyssey headlines a unique exhibition area spotlighting immersive entertainment we like to call “VR Con at Comic-Con.” See the latest in VR, including “The John Wick VR Experience,” “NASA’s Journey to Mars” with additional stellar innovators, and much more!

When:

  • Thursday – Friday: 9:00AM – 8:00PM
  • Saturday: 9:00AM – 7:00PM
  • Sunday: 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Where: The Spa at the Hilton Gaslamp Hotel (Across from the Convention Center)

NBC at Tin Fish

NBC will once again be taking over the Tin Fish and the courtyard by the trolley stop across from the convention center. This year the space will feature upcoming Emerald City and Timeless. Experience the thrill of time travel with Timeless and take a ride on the time-bending adventure. Discover Emerald City as a new OZ arises and takes over the Tin Fish Restaurant. Don’t forget to get a taste of The Good Place with free frozen yogurt! Rides, photo opportunities, dessert, giveaways, exclusive content and more.

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Friday, July 22 11:00AM – 7:00PM
  • Saturday, July 23 – Sunday, July 24 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Where: 170 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/16-there%E2%80%99s-ton-of-fun-going-outside-of-convention-center

Cat Eye Club

Heroes Haven Lounge

Gotham City Films invites SDCC attendees to visit the Heroes Haven Lounge at the Cat Eye Club. Heroes Haven is an original graphic novel making its debut at Comic-Con and will be available for purchase at the lounge.

When: Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 1:00PM – 5:00PM and 7:00PM to Close

Where: 370 Seventh Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://sdccblog.com/event/heroes-haven-lounge/2016-07-21/

Hello Kitty Cafe

Hello San Diego! The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be making an apperance at the 2016 Comic-Con International! Come find us in the Interactive Zone at Petco Park!

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 9:30AM-7:00PM
  • Sunday, July 24 9:30AM-5:00PM

For more information, please visit: https://www.sanrio.com/pages/san-diego-comic-con

FOX Television

Visit the FOX Experience with Son of Zorn and Rocky Horror Picture Show! Don’t miss the FOX experience- fans will get to enter the world of Son of Zorn, climb a giant rock wall, dive into a huge stunt bag and then see Rocky Horror Picture Show through an immersive virtual reality experience.

When:  Thursday, July 21 – Sunday, July 24 11:00AM-7:00PM\

Where: Hilton San Diego Bayfront Lawn (Opposite Hall H)

For more information, please visit: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/16-there%E2%80%99s-ton-of-fun-going-outside-of-convention-center

Entertainment Weekly’s CON-X

Entertainment Weekly’s Con-X, taking the fan where you’ve never been before! Featuring: T- Shirt Bar: create custom, limited edition t-shirts. Relax in the beautiful outdoors. Recharge your device at our free charging terminals. Refresh with food and beverage. Con-X concert stage and entertainment zone features exclusive evening concerts and video content.

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 10:00AM – 10:00PM
  • Sunday, July 24 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Where: Embarcadero Marina Park North (Behind the Convention Center, just steps from Comic-Con)

For more information, please visit: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/16-there%E2%80%99s-ton-of-fun-going-outside-of-convention-center

The South Park20 Experience

South Park fans will step into 20 life-size 2D/3D builds of their favorite and most iconic moments at the South Park 20 Interactive Fan Experience. Enjoy a Hulu viewing lounge where you can sit back and watch all episodes of South Park, which are now streaming only on Hulu. Explore the Coon and Friends Experience featuring real-world items from the all-new video game South Park: The Fractured But Whole, sponsored by Ubisoft. Visit the art gallery that celebrates the 20th season by featuring 20 pieces from 20 unique artists curated by world-renowned pop culture artist Ron English. And check out a retrospective gallery featuring original cells from the pilot and much more.

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 9:30AM – 7:00PM
  • Sunday, July 24 9:30AM – 5:00PM

Where: MLK Promenade (Next to the Hilton Gaslamp Hotel)

For more information, please visit: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/16-there%E2%80%99s-ton-of-fun-going-outside-of-convention-center

Hasbro Transformers #Earthwars Experience

Please join the team for a once in a lifetime photo op with legendary Transformers hero Bumblebee as we celebrate the launch of Transformers: EarthWars. Pose with Bumblebee and create photos using authentic background environments from the game, demo the game, and share the experience with friends via social media.

When:

  • Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23 11:00AM – 7:00PM
  • Sunday, July 24 11:00AM – 4:00PM

Where: MLK Promenade (Next to the Hilton Gaslamp Hotel)

For more information, please visit: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160720005912/en

MAC Cosmetics

Experience the M·A·C Star Trek™ collection as M·A·C and Star Trek join forces to deliver exclusive early access to our cosmic collaboration. Jump aboard the transporter to explore strange new worlds in a futuristic photo op and unique immersive experience. Comic-Con International fans are invited to shop the M·A·C Star Trek color collection six weeks early! Arrives in M·A·C Stores and online September 1.

When:  Thursday, July 21 – Sunday, July 24 10:00AM – 7:00PM

Where: Children’s Park (Located across from the Convention Center at the corner of Island Ave and Front St)

For more information, please visit: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/16-there%E2%80%99s-ton-of-fun-going-outside-of-convention-center

Batman VS. Superman 

Visit Heroes Park for the ultimate Batman vs. Superman fan experience. Located behind the Omni Hotel (near the Gaslamp Station), visitors will be able to see the Batmobile along with exclusive giveaways and a daily scavenger hunt.

When:

  • Wednesday, July 20: 4:00 – 7:00PM
  • Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23: 9:00AM – 7:00PM
  • Sunday, July 24: 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Where: 401 K Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information and tickets, please visit: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/16-there%E2%80%99s-ton-of-fun-going-outside-of-convention-center

Henry's Pub

Bugsy's BBQ

Carne Prima

Dolcetti Boutique

The Cat Cafe

San Diego Trading Company

Le Parfait Paris

Style Lounge

Operacaffe

Hard Rock Cafe

Don Chido

The Broken Yolk Cafe

Michael J Wolf Gallery

Chuck Jones Gallery

Garage Kitchen + Bar

House of Blues

Analog Bar

Hard Rock Hotel & FLOAT

The American Comedy Co.

Cafe Sevilla

Omnia

Moonshine Flats

Tin Roof

Dick's Last Resort

Petco Park

Hilton Gaslamp / MLK Promenade

Tin Fish

Cat Eye Club