Comic-Con International has, once again, landed in San Diego. While actually getting into the Convention Center can be a task of Herculean proportions, there are a ton of fun activities going on outside that are equally worthy of your “ooohhs” and “ahhhhs.” Let us break it down for you.
EW’s ConX at the Embarcadero Marina Park North
Entertainment Weekly’s Con-X at Embarcadero Park North for free giveaways, t-shirts, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, and your favorite Comic Con stars like the casts of Teen Wolf and Marvel’s Agents of Shield, and more!
Batman vs. Superman Experience
The Batmobile is coming to America’s Finest City. Visitors will have a chance to win prizes exclusive to the convention and to participate in the daily scavenger hunt at Heroes Park near the Omni Hotel. The event is a fully immersive voyage into the world of the Dark Knight and Superman.
Nintendo Video Game Lounge
Near the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel, you’ll find the things that Nintendo-loving dreams are made of. Visitors will find games to play, photo-ops, competitions, and giveaways,
Adult Swim On The Green
Just behind the convention center, Adult Swim will be setting up camp for free fun during the day and after dark. Whether you’re heading over there for a great giveaway, a fun photo ops, or you’re going to the green after hours to see what’s coming next for the network, there will be tons to keep you busy and keeping you having fun.
Her Universe Fashion Show
Each year, Ashley Eckstein’s Fantastic Fangirl fashion line pulls together extremely talented creators, giving them a chance to showcase their work. For the third year in a row, Eckstein will be bringing together 27 designers to create looks that could land them their own “Her Universe” fashion line for Hot Topic. Last year’s winner created a Star Wars themed line for Hot Topic. What will this year bring?
The Fox Experience With ‘Son of Zorn’ and ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’
You aren’t going to want to miss this event that is going to be at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Lawn. Fans will 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 a wild virtual reality experience.
‘South Park’ 20 Interactive Fan Experience
Next to the Hilton Gaslamp Hotel, you can walk through life-size scenes of iconic moments from South Park. Stop in the art gallery which hosts 20 unique pieces inspired by this long running show. The event runs from Thur-Sat 9:30am-7pm & Sun 9:30am-5pm
Advance 4D screening of ‘The Incredible 4D Adventures of JoJo’
Experience 4D fun including rain falling on your face, the rumble of stampeding cows, bubbles floating overhead and more at the Coronado Ferry Landing.
Wonder Woman’s Invisible Jet
Rumor has it that on 6th & Island, Wonder Woman’s invisible jet will be in San Diego and it lights up at night!
M•A•C Cosmetics & Star Trek Experience
At the Children’s Park on the corner of Island Ave and Front, take advantage of a Futuristic photo opportunity aboard a transporter from Star Trek.