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

This blog will be sectioned by events happening on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and events that lasts between Friday to Sunday!

Friday, July 22:

Henry’s Pub

Cosplay Costume Contest

$1000 is on the line for the best costume! Entertainment by Miss Dust | Vinyl Avenger.

The Top 5 will be judged! | Event is 21+

When: Friday, July 22, Check in Time 9:00PM

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Werewolf

Ghostbusters Mass-Hysteria

The event has expanded and will now be an all-day Ghostbusters extravaganza! Mass Hysteria will run from 8am to closing.

  • 8am-1pm Ghostbusters Brunch, hard night of getting slimmed, come on in and relax and enjoy good food and Drinks.
  • 2pm-4pm Jr. Ghostbusters and Buster families, The family that busts together, stays together. Ghostbuster Grab Bag for the first 40 Kids, Photo ops with On Duty Ghostbusters in full gear. Also enjoy good food and cool beverages.
  • 4pm-6pm Ghostbuster Happy Hour, Ghostbusters in full gear, (flight suit also acceptable) get special drink prices for all the hard busting that you do “It’s Miller Time”.
  • 6pm- till close “Mass Hysteria” Licensing partners Q and A throughout the night, Giveaways from Ghostbuster licensing partners, 80’s Music, Ghostbuster themed food and beverages, and some other surprises.

The event is free, open to all ages until 9:00PM, then 21+. Entry will be first come, first serve.

When: Friday, July 22 8:00AM

Where: 627 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/518810918291184/

Chuck Jones Gallery

5:00PM: Stan Lee introduces, “God Woke”

Stan Lee is one of the greatest comic book writers of the twentieth century. He, along with Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko is responsible for creating Spider Man, The Hulk, Fantastic Four, and Iron Man and the entire Marvel Comics universe of Super heroes, heroines, and villains. On Friday, July 22, from 5 to 7 PM, Mr. Lee will make an appearance at the Chuck Jones Gallery to meet his many fans. Artwork from “God Woke” will be premiered at this reception. “God Woke” is a poem, first heard at Carnegie Hall in January 1972, when it was read by his wife and daughters at “An Evening with Stan Lee at Carnegie Hall”. Soon to be a Cinematic Graphic Work.

7:30PM – 9:30PM: American All-Star Fabio Napoleoni

American Art Star, Fabio Napoleoni, will be on hand as we premier his new paintings and fine art editions on paper and canvas. Creator of the much-beloved Marcenivo, Fabio continues to delight and inspire with his simple tales of love and redemption. The artist will dedicate artwork purchased at this event.

Where: 232 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Omni Hotel

Pokemon Go Bar Crawl & Razer Tour

A meetup and bar crawl for Pokémon Go players in downtown San Diego.

Bingo Cards and wristbands will be distributed from 8:30-10:30 in front of the Omni Hotel, exact location TBD. Crawl will run from 8:30-1:30am, with drink specials at local bars.

Where: In front of Omni Hotel, Exact location TBD

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/615907658578358/

House of Blues

Sonic the Hedgehog 25th Anniversary

Sega of America will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog with a party at the House of Blues on Friday, July 22. The $25 ticket covers food and limited edition giveaways, along with performances by Crush 40 and Hyper Potions.

When: 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Where: 1055 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: https://www.universe.com/events/sonic-25th-anniversary-party-tickets-2P1ZRL

Sparks Gallery at Dearinger

Comic-Con Pop Up Art Show at Dearinger works provided by Sparks Gallery

Sparks Gallery will be exhibiting an array of abstracted superheroes and villains by Larry Caveney for one day only at Dearinger salon. The exhibition will return to Sparks Gallery through August 21st for Caveney’s solo show, “Super Freaks.”

Call the gallery with any questions: (619) 696-1416

Exclusive offer by Dearinger:

  • Free Milk Shake hair care travel set, a $34.00 value, with any retail or service purchase

Where: 307 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://sparksgallery.com/exhibitions/exhibition-larry-caveney-solo-show-super-freaks

Star Wars Group Picture

Join members of the 501st and the Rebel Alliance for a Star Wars costume photoshoot at the Convention Center on the steps.

When: 1:00PM

Where: Convention Center Stairs

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1210304245646488/

Saturday, July 23:

Chuck Jones Gallery

11:30AM – 12:15PM: William Shatner releases “Shatner Singularity”

Shatner, remembered for his iconic role as Captain James T. Kirk in the television series, “Star Trek”, now celebrating its 50th anniversary, will be the special guest of the Chuck Jones Gallery on Saturday, July 23, from 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM. Mr. Shatner will be launching his new publishing imprint, “Shatner Singularity”.

7:30PM – 9:30PM: Nancy Cartwright Reception

Known for her iconic role as Bart Simpson on the longest-running animated television show, “The Simpsons”, Nancy Cartwright is undeniably one of the great comic actresses of our time. What many don’t know is that she’s also an accomplished painter and sculptress. This is Ms. Cartwrights first art gallery exhibit and artist reception. SPACE IS LIMITED — RSVP A MUST BY CALLING 888-294-9880 OR WRITING SanDiego@ChuckJones.com.

Where: 232 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Horton Grand Theatre

Final Girls Ice Cream Truck and Screening

Find the truck outside the Horton Grand, likely around the Final Girls panel which is Saturday at 5:30pm. Fans who post #finalgirls photos on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat will get free signed posters & ice cream (The Final SWIRLS) handed out by surprise guests!

Follow director @straussschulson on Twitter to find out where and when the ice cream truck will appear.

There will also be a paid midnight showing of Final Girls at the Ken Cinema in Kensington (15 minute drive from downtown) on Saturday night/Sunday morning.

Where: 444 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: https://www.landmarktheatres.com/san-diego/ken-cinema/film-info/the-final-girls

The American Comedy Co.

Todd Glass

Todd Glass (Born Kendall Todd Glass) is an American comedian from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a contestant on the second and third seasons of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, the Sarah Silverman Program, Mr. Show with Bob and David, and his own Comedy Central Presents special.

When: 8:00PM

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

For more information, please visit: https://americancomedyco.com/products/todd-glass-2

Impractical Jokers Block Party

On Saturday, July 23, from 3pm to 8:30pm, join truTV and thousands of fans at the one-of-a-kind Block Party extravaganza celebrating all things Impractical Jokers. The block party inside of Petco Park will be unlike anything you’ve ever seen – unless, of course, you’re a New Yorker who grew up going to neighborhood block parties and street fairs. This massive block party will give fans a chance to get up close and personal with some of the show’s most exciting and iconic dares and punishments.

Things like:
Pseudo Sumo: Trying their hand at sumo wrestling (Season 4; Episode 11)
Rodeo Clown: Riding a mechanical bull (Season 3; Episode 9)
Field of Screams: Navigating a corn maze with Benjamin the Cat (Season 3; Episode 3)
High Wire Hijinks: Walking a 20-foot tightrope (100th Episode Live Special)

There will be lots to do, including music from DJ Sid Vicious, food, an autograph signing with the Jokers from 4:00-5:00 p.m. and an exclusive sneak peek of a never-before-seen episode ofImpractical Jokers starting at 8:00 p.m.

When: 3:00PM – 8:30PM

Where: The Park at Petco Park (7th Avenue and K Street)

For more information, please visit: http://www.thenerdelement.com/2016/07/05/trutvs-impractical-jokers-invade-san-diego-with-fan-events/

Rise of the Zombie Walk

The ZombieWalk returns to shamble through the streets of downtown San Diego. The walk will be on Saturday, July 23, meeting at the Children’s Park at 5PM.

When: 5:00PM

Where: Children’s Park

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

Flex Your Rex

The very first inflatable T-Rex Parade at Comic-Con! Held Saturday, July 23, at 5PM, those with inflatable Rex costumes (found at Amazon) can participate and the rest of us can enjoy the majestic sight.

When: 5:00PM

Where: Meeting place to be announced.

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/258382891195064/

8th Annual Steampunk Meet-Up

The annual Steampunk meetup, beginning at noon on Saturday 7/23, with the Starburner Galactic Courier Service Award ceremony at 12:30. Gather with old friends, meet new friends. Check out all the great costumes and gadgetry!

When: 12:00PM

Where: Convention Center Stairs

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1057118284363982

Harley Quinn Meet-Up

A gathering for all fans and cosplayers of Harley Quinn, with a photoshoot and fan meetup.

When: 11:00AM

Where: Rear amphitheater staircase

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/events/221519024847500/

Sunday, July 24:

Chuck Jones Gallery

12:00PM – 3:00 PM: Socially Secure – Artist Mike Bilz

Introducing artist Mike Bilz. The Chuck Jones Gallery is pleased to present original paintings and fine art editions by Bilz. His dry wit coupled with a deep sense of the absurdity of life makes for a potent combination in his technically flawless paintings on wood. Mike Bilz will dedicate artwork purchased for this event.

Where: 232 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Henry’s Pub

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. SDCC Wrap Party

SHIELDTV.net hosts their 3rd annual SDCC Wrap party, for fans of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter. Entry is $25 which includes a swag bag full of SHIELD goodies, plus entry into prize giveaways. Party runs from 5pm-8pm and open to all.

When: 5:00PM – 8:00PM

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For tickets and more information, please visit: http://shieldtv.net/2016-sdcc-agents-wrap-party

Henry’s Pub

Almost Famous Karaoke!

Henry’s Pub almost famous trivia Comic-Con Edition immediately following the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Party at 8PM followed by Karaoke.

When: 8:00PM

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Friday, July 22 – Sunday, July 24:

Fan Deals:

Henry’s Pub

PUB of Thrones 

In league with Brewery Ommegang presents Daily Features & Happy Hours

  • “Hour of the Queen” Friday, 3PM – 6PM | Featuring the Iron Throne Blonde Ale
  • “Hour of the Seven Kingdoms” Saturday, 3PM-6PM | Featuring Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale

Try out one of our signature GOT beer cocktails featured GOT beer! Watch for Keep the Glass Specials – while they last, Check with your bartender/server for complete details!

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

Cafe Sevilla

Live Entertainment in the Tapas Bar:

  • Friday, July 22: Joef 9PM – 12AM
  • Saturday, July 23: Malamana 9PM – 12AM
  • Sunday, July 24: Son Antillano Cuban Jazz Band 3-6PM / Aire 8:30PM – 11PM

3-Course Flamenco Dinner Shows:

  • Friday, July 22: “Art of Flamenco” 3-Course Dinner Show at 7PM ($65pp)
  • Saturday, July 23: “From Gypsy to Belly Dancing to Flamenco: The Journey” 3-Course Dinner Show at 7PM ($65pp

Where: 353 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

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

Art Exhibition:

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

Sparks Gallery

Super Freaks pop-up art show at Cafe Sevilla and Blush Ice Bar

Sparks Gallery will be exhibiting an array of abstracted superheroes and villains by Larry Caveney at Cafe Sevilla and Blush Ice Bar during Comic-Con. The exhibition will return to Sparks Gallery through August 21st for Caveney’s solo show, “Super Freaks.”

When and Where:

  • Blush Ice Bar: Monday, July 18, 2016 – Sunday, July 24, 2016
    • 555 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Cafe Sevilla: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – Sunday, July 24, 2016
    • 353 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit: http://sparksgallery.com/exhibitions/exhibition-larry-caveney-solo-show-super-freaks

Activation:

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

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

GISHWHES

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

Werewolf

Chuck Jones Gallery

Omni Hotel

House of Blues

Sparks Gallery

Dearinger

Convention Center

Horton Grand Theatre

The American Comedy Co.

Petco Park

Children's Park

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

Cafe Sevilla

Michael J Wolf Gallery

Blush Ice Bar

Dick's Last Resort

Fifth Avenue Landing

Tin Fish

Cat Eye Club