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Gaslamp Quarter Welcomes Comic-Con

It’s that time of year when Klingons, Stormtroopers, super heroes, and supernatural creatures take over the Gaslamp Quarter. The Gaslamp Quarter’s geekdom will unite to welcome the return of Comic-Con International (Comic-Con) to the San Diego Convention Center. While a great deal of the fun is centered in the Convention Center, don’t miss out on exciting off-site events, themed menus, activations, discounts, and quick service/grab-and-go meals during your stay. We’ve compiled a full list of all things Comic-Con in the Gaslamp Quarter below. Check back often as we’ll be updating this regularly.


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Badgeholder Deals

  • Allure Restaurant – 825 4th Ave – Show your Comic-Con badge for 15% your entire bill (not including happy hour pricing or other discounts), Daily, 12PM-5PM (lunch), 5PM-10PM (dinner, weekday), 5PM-11PM (dinner, weekend),  http://www.alluresd.com
  • Analog Bar – 801 5th Ave – Show your Comic-Con badge for 20% your food purchase, Daily, http://analogbar.com/
  • Gran Havana – 745 4th Ave – 20% off discount on hookah, Thursday, 7/9 – Sunday, 7/12, 1PM – 7PM, 18+ – http://www.granhavana.com

Comic-Con Deals (open to all)

  • Ciro’s Pizzeria & Beerhouse – 536 Market St – Get two slices of pizza and soda for just $7.50 from 11AM-4PM      Daily, 11AM – 4PM, http://cirossd.com/
  • Florent Restaurant & Lounge – 672 5th Ave – Get in on happy hour pricing Wednesday, 7/8 – Friday, 7/10, 4PM – 7PM, including discounts on wells, drafts, and house wines, Wednesday, 7/8 – Friday, 7/10, 4PM – 7PM, 21+ only – http://www.florentsd.com/
  • Ocean Pacific Grill – 531 F St – 15% off food purchases on Thursday, 7/9 if you show up in costume, plus happy hour pricing offered daily from 3PM-6PM – Daily, open at 11AM – http://oceanpacificgrille.com/
  • The Cat Cafe (NEW) – 472 3rd Ave – For just $20, you can receive Cat Cafe gear, a drink, and 30 minutes with Cat Café’s kitties! All cats will be adoptable and those who’re interested in just swinging by for coffee or pastries are welcome as well, Daily, 8AM to 3PM. Additional sessions will only be added if all of ours fill. No specific age requirement that needs to be met, however, reservations will be mandatory. If all of their slots are not filled, they will accept walk-in’s for an additional charge. Admission: $20-25. However, if you are not interested in 1-on-1 time with the cats, the cafe is always available to those who just want to swing by for a quick coffee, light pastry, soda, water or refreshment – https://eventbrite.com/event/17345352416/
  • The Double Deuce – 528 F St – Get in on 50% off all drinks Wednesday, 7/8 – Thursday, 7/9, open – 9PM and Friday, 7/10 – Saturday, 7/11, open – 8PM.        Wednesday, 7/8 – Thursday, 7/9, open – 9PM and Friday, 7/10 – Saturday, 7/11, open – 8PM, 21+ only – http://www.doubledeucesd.com/
  • The Field Irish Pub – 544 5th Ave – Get in on happy hour pricing Wednesday, 7/8 – Friday, 7/10, 11AM – 7PM and Saturday, 7/11 and Sunday, 7/12 from 9AM – 5PM, including discounts on beer and appetizers. Wednesday, 7/8 – Friday, 7/10, 11AM – 7PM, Saturday, 7/11 and Sunday, 7/12 from 9AM – 5PM, 21+ only – http://www.thefield.com/food/happy-hour.html#food
  • The Grant Grill – 326 Broadway – Collect a “Jedi Grant” commemorative cartoon coaster, free with Grant Grill Lounge purchase, including our “Bitter Yoda” cocktail special – a twist on the classic Melonball. Wednesday, 7/8 – Thursday, 7/9 & Sunday, 7/12, 10AM – 12AM, Friday, 7/10-Saturday, 7/11, 10AM-1AM – http://www.grantgrill.com
  • Whiskey Girl – 702 5th Ave – Get in on happy hour pricing Wednesday, 7/8 – Friday, 7/10, 3PM – 7PM, including discounts on wells, drafts, and house wines, Wednesday, 7/8 – Friday, 7/10, 3PM – 7PM, 21+ only – http://www.whiskeygirl.com/

Quick Service / Grab & Go

  • Ocean Pacific Grille (NEW / SPECIAL BOXED LUNCH) – 531 F St – Looking for a quick bite between panels? Visit Gaslamp Quarter’s newest restaurant for a hearty Hawaiian-style bento box, including shoyu chicken, kalbi steak, mac salad, rice, and a bottle of water for just $11.95., Open for lunch just for Comic-Con, Wednesday, 7/8 – Sunday, 7/12 – http://www.oceanpacificgrille.com
  • Tin Roof (SPECIAL BOXED LUNCH) – 401 G St – Get a boxed lunch, including your choice of a BLT ($9), Turkey & Cheddar ($10), Ham & Swiss ($10), or Chipotle Black Bean Pattie ($10) sandwich on your choice of sourdough, multi-grain, wheat, rye, or brioche bun, with a bag of chips, apple, and fresh baked cookie, Friday, 7/10 – Sunday, 7/12 beginning at 11AM – http://www.tinroofsandiego.com
  • GARAGE Kitchen + Bar (SPECIAL TO GO LUNCH) – 655 4th Ave – Special grab & go lunch including sandwich, chips, and a soda for just $5.50, served daily from 11AM-3PM – http://www.garagekitchenbar.com/
  • Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown (SPECIAL BOXED BREAKFAST) – 530 Broadway – Special grab & go breakfast box including a muffic, granola bar, fruit, and coffee for just $6 at THE LOBBY Starbucks from 5AM-12PM, daily – https://scontent.fsan1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/t31.0-8/11731846_1003372246340669_3671823014547833600_o.jpg
  • Burger Lounge – 528 5th Ave – Delicious grass-fed burgers, fries, shakes, and soft drinks, Daily – http://burgerlounge.com/
  • China Too Chinese Restaurant – 916 5th Ave – Quick service and delivery of tasty, inexpensive Chinese cuisine. Daily – http://www.chinatoorestaurant.com/
  • Chocolat Cremerie – 509 5th Ave – Quick service coffee/tea drinks, pastries, paninis, salads, gelato, and more, Daily – http://www.chocolatsandiego.com/
  • Cine Cafe – 412 K St – Grab and go deli counter, sandwiches, chips, soft drinks, and snacks, Daily
  • Ciro’s Pizzeria & Beerhouse – 536 Market St – Grab and go pizzas, salads, pastas, and soft drinks, with a craft beer/cocktail bar, Daily – http://www.cirossd.com/
  • Döner Mediterranean Grill (NEW) – 823 5th Ave – Quick service counter for fresh Mediterranean cuisine, include wraps, salads, platters, hummus, and more, Daily – http://www.donermediterraneangrill.com/
  • Fifth Ave New York Pizza – 954 5th Ave – Grab and go pizzas and soft drinks, Daily
  • Gaslamp Pizza – 505 5th Ave – Grab and go pizzas and soft drinks, Daily, http://www.gaslamppizza.com/
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate Shop & Soda Fountain – 643 5th Ave – Quick service counter for premium sundaes, floats, ice cream desserts, and sweet treats, with grab and go gifts/candies, Daily – http://www.ghirardelli.com/locations-events/ghirardelli-locations/san-diego-ca
  • Great Wall Express – 501 Broadway – Quick service Chinese cuisine, Daily – http://www.greatwallsd.com/
  • Heavenly Cupcake – 518 6th Ave – Quick service counter for fun, delicious themed cupcakes, cake pops, and sweet treats. Dine in or take them to-go, Daily – http://www.heavenlycupcake.com/
  • Hot Dogs @ 428 – 428 G St – Quick service hot dogs, sandwiches, chips, and soft drinks, Daily
  • IHOP Express – 711 4th Ave – Quick service breakfast and lunch items, including pancakes, omelets, and sandwiches, Daily – http://www.ihop.com/
  • Le Parfait Paris (NEW) – 555 G St – Grab and go Parisian pastries, quiche, macaroons, desserts, sandwiches, tea and coffee drinks. Also offer free Wi-Fi, Daily – http://leparfaitparis.com/
  • My Yogurt – 542 5th Ave – Quick service serve-your-own yogurts, toppings, desserts, and craft sodas. Offers gluten- and sugar-free options, Daily – http://www.myyogurtusa.com/
  • PO5 Pizza Lounge – 734 5th Ave – Grab and go pizzas, salads, and pastas, Daily – http://www.pizzaon5th.com/
  • Simon Says Coffee (NEW) – 430 F St – Quick service coffee drinks and pastries, DailY – http://simonsayscoffeebar.com/
  • Sovereign Food Shop (NEW) – 467 5th Ave – Quick service and grab and go Vietnamese dishes, including spring and summer rolls, banh mi sandwiches, pho, and rice/noodle bowls, Daily – http://www.sovereignkitchen.com/
  • Starbucks Coffee – 345 Market St – Grab  and go boxed snacks, salads, sandwiches, pastries, and tea/coffee drinks, Daily – http://www.starbucks.com/store/12459/us/4th-market-san-diego/345-market-street-san-diego-ca-921016931
  • Starbucks Coffee (NEW) – 209 5th Ave – Grab and go boxed snacks, salads, sandwiches, pastries, and tea/coffee drinks, Daily – http://www.starbucks.com/store/1009553/us/5th-avenue-l-street-san-diego/209-5th-avenue-san-diego-ca-92101
  • Subway Sandwiches – 950 5th Ave – Quick service breakfast and lunch sandwiches, salads, soup, and chips, Daily – http://www.subway.com/subwayroot/default.aspx
  • Subway Sandwiches – 422 Market St – Quick service breakfast and lunch sandwiches, salads, soup, and chips, Daily – http://www.subway.com/subwayroot/default.aspx
  • Sultan Shawarma – 543 4th Ave – Quick service Mediterranean cuisine, Daily – http://www.sultansd.com/
  • The Hub Market – 748 6th Ave – Quick service deli counter and sandwiches. Also offers convenience items, craft beer, soft drinks, chips, and snacks, Daily  – http://www.hubdeliandmarket.com/
  • Tin Fish Gaslamp – 170 6th Ave – Quick service fresh seafood, including fish and shrimp tacos, fish and chips, platters, soup, and more, Daily – http://www.tinfishgaslamp.com/

Themed Menu / Extended Hours

  • Allure Restaurant – 825 4th Ave – Video game themed décor and menu for gamers and non-gamers alike, Daily – http://www.alluresd.com
  • Andaz San Diego / RoofTop600 – 600 F St – Just a few blocks away from the thrills, costumes and adventures of Comic-Con International, Andaz San Diego is offering crafty cocktails for the thousands of pop-culture aficionados attending the convention. They will enjoy the sweeping views of Downtown San Diego from the iconic RoofTop600 at the hotel while sipping on beverages inspired by the famous gaming and science fiction world. The Treky inspired James Tea Kirk with sweet tea, vodka and lemonade makes for a light and refreshing beverage. Not forgetting Star Wars fans, from a galaxy far far away, the C3PO with Cointreau triple sec, tequila and orange juice. For those feeling a looking for something more traditional during the 4-day journey at Comic-Con, the Iron Manhattan is the way to go, Wednesday, 7/8 – Sunday, 7/12http://www.rooftop600.com
  • barleymash – 600 5th Ave – The return of the legendary barleymash nachos, made with handcut, fresh chips with your choice of toppings, and Comic-Con themed drink menu – http://www.barleymash.com/
  • Florent Restaurant & Lounge – 672 5th Ave – Comic-Con themed menu offered daily – http://www.florentsd.com/
  • Full Moon Sushi – 926 5th Ave – Comic-Con themed menu and extended hours, Friday, 7/10 – Saturday, 7/11, 5PM-12AM
  • Gaslamp Tavern – 868 5th Ave – Get a taste of the new Power Ranger Shots (you pick the color and flavor!) – Daily, 21+ – http://gaslamptavern.com/
  • Le Parfait Paris (NEW) – 555 G St – Specialty themed pastries, including Game of Thrones, Marvel, and Star Wars, Daily  – http://leparfaitparis.com/
  • Ocean Pacific Grill (NEW) – 531 F St – Comic-Con themed drink menu and extended hours (open for lunch and dinner) – Daily, open at 11AM – http://oceanpacificgrille.com/
  • Quad AleHouse (NEW) – 868 5th Ave – Debut of a new cocktail, the Professor Severus Snape, made with Hangar Kaffit Lime, lemon juice, simple syrup, coconut water, and black raspberry, Daily, 21+ – http://quadalehouse.com/
  • Rockin’ Baja Lobster – 310 5th Ave – Rockin’ Baja is like you are transported to a Puerto Nuevo Cantina filled with a fun high energy atmosphere, super friendly staff, and music. Don’t miss their special Comic Con menu, Open at 8am for Breakfast Wednesday, 7/8 – Sunday, 7/11, open at 8AM  – http://rockinbaja.com/
  • SyFy’s The Expanse Cafe @ Maryjane’s – 207 5th Ave – SyFy returns for a complete takeover of Maryjane’s at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, themed for the series, “The Expanse.” Wednesday, 7/8, 6:30AM – 12AM, Thursday, 7/9 – Saturday, 7/11, 6:30AM – 3AM, Sunday, 7/12, 6:30AM – 10PM – http://www.syfy.com/blog/san-diego-comic-con-2015
  • Soleil @K – 660 K St – Comic-Con themed food and drink menu – http://www.sandiegogaslamphotel.com/dining/soleil
  • Union Kitchen & Tap – 333 5th Ave – Comic-Con themed food and drink menu, with extended hours – Daily, open at 9AM – http://www.gaslampunion.com/
  • Whiskey Girl – 702 5th Ave – Whiskey Girl has been transformed into the world of Dragon Ball Z for Comic-Con! Be like Goku and friends and dine in for an incredible experience – Daily – http://www.whiskeygirl.com/

Off-Site Events

  • “Cooties” Free Screening @ Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15 – 701 5th Ave – Elijah Wood to Host Screening of His New Horor Comedy Film, Cooties. Also starring Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, Jack McBrayer, Nasim Pedrad, and Jorge Garcia, Cooties is a new horror comedy written by Saw and Insidious‘ Leigh Whannel and Glee writer Ian Brennan. Visit the Conival stage on Thursday, 7/9 at 1PM or the Lionsgate Boot #4045 to pick up free screening passes, Thursday, 7/9, 10PM, Visit the Conival stage on Thursday, 7/ 9 at 1PM or the Lionsgate Boot #4045 to pick up free screening passes – http://nerdist.com/elijah-wood-to-host-screening-of-his-new-horror-comedy-cooties-at-sdcc/
  • AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead @ Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter – 401 K St – Private event hosted by AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter terrace, Saturday, 7/11, Private event
  • Assassins Creed Experience @ Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter – MLK Promenade/Hilton Gaslamp Park – The Assassins Creed Experience returns to San Diego Comic-Con this year with the 2015 Assassins Creed Experience: Syndicate Course. Parkour like a Master Assassin on this life-size obstacle course based on Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, the upcoming video game set during London’s industrial revolution. Run the course, play the game, pre-order for exclusive swag only at Comic-Con, and even perform the iconic Leap of Faith, all for free, Friday, 7/10 – Saturday, 7/11, 10AM-6PM, Sunday, 7/12, 10AM-5PM
  • Bang Bang – 526 Market St – Kick off Comic-Con weekend with Wooden Wisdom (Elijah Wood and Zach Cowie DJ Set) on Wednesday, 7/ 8 and Workaholics star Blake Anderson, DJing as DJ Uncle Blazer on Thursday, 7/9.          Wooden Wisdom DJ Set – Wednesday, 7/8, 10PM, DJ Uncle Blazer – Thursday, 7/9, 10PM, 21+ only – http://bangbangsd.com/
  • Breakfast with OJ and a Side of BAMF @ GARAGE kitchen + bar – 655 4th Ave – Meet & Eat – Breakfast with Orlando Jones & Lyndie Greenwood. This is a FREE* event, but space is limited; please RSVP by emailing RSVPforOJ@gmail.com. *This is a unique opportunity to meet and share a meal with Orlando, Lyndie and the fan community. While there is no charge to attend, we are asking everyone to come hungry & support our host venue by purchasing your brunch, Saturday, 7/11, 11AM-12:30PM, RSVP required – RSVPforOJ@gmail.comhttps://www.facebook.com/events/848267721927125/
  • car2go – 633 9th Ave – car2go wants to help you survive Comic-Con. Join them at their House Party, which will include free charging stations for all types of cell phones. Free photo booth, cold drinks, and snacks. Come charge and chill with car2go! Open to public, Friday, 7/10, 11AM-5PM, and Saturday, 7/11, 11AM-6PM – http://www.sandiego.car2go.com
  • Carry On My #WaywardCocktails @ Analog Bar –  801 5th Ave – The SupernaturalWiki, along with Wattpad, FYeahCopyright and you, are celebrating all things SUPERNATURAL at Analog Bar on the Thursday night of San Diego Comic Con – and all profits from ticket sales go to support the great work of Random Acts; we’re going to have a raffle, too, and proceeds from that will go to various charities supported by the cast of Supernatural. 10% of all proceeds from merch sold at The Hillywood Show’s vending table will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Thursday, 7/9, 7:30PM, SOLD OUT – http://superwiki.brownpapertickets.com/
  • Chris Hardwick – Nerdist Podcast Live! @ Balboa Theatre – 868 4th Ave – The Nerdist Podcast Live! returns to San Diego on Saturday, 7/11 at 7:30 PM. Hosts Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray, and Matt Mira will once again record the podcast from the Balboa Theater. 7:30PM Special Guests: Sir Ben Kingsley and Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi. 10:30PM Special Guests: Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams, Guillermo Del Toro, and Tom Hiddleston, Saturday, 7/11, 7:30PM & 10:30PM, Ticketed event, $37.50 – http://sandiegotheatres.org/chris-hardwicknerdist-podcast-live/?camefrom=EMCL_583606_25664439
  • Colony Premiere Screening @ Horton Grand Theatre – 444 4th Ave – USA Network’s Colony, a new series, will debut at the Horton Grand Theatre of the pilot episode, Saturday, 7/11, 12PM, Free
  • Dan Harmon’s Harmontown Live Podcast @ Tin Roof – 401 G St – Founded in 2011, Harmontown is a near weekly live podcast by Dan Harmon (Community, Rick & Morty, Channel 101) featuring co-host “Comptroller” Jeff Davis (Whose Line Is It Anyway?). On Sunday 7/12, they will film the show live at Tin Roof San Diego! Get your tickets before this sells out, Sunday, 7/ 12, 7PM, Ticketed event, $10 – http://tinroofsandiego.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=211908&cart
  • Diamond Select Toys Lounge @ Taste & Thirst – 715 4th Ave – Visit the Diamond Select Toys Lounge and enjoy food and drinks while enjoying images from Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse, Friday, 7/10, 11AM-2AM, Saturday, 7/11 – Sunday, 7/12, 9AM-2AM, Free
  • Dragon Ball Z Resurrection ‘F’ Movie Party @ Whiskey Girl – 702 5th Ave – Stop by Whiskey Girl Thursday through Saturday from 7PM-10PM for the Dragon Ball Z Resurrection F Movie Party sponsored by Xbox Video. Expect cast appearances, themed drinks, games, and giveaways! – Thursday, 7/9 – Saturday, 7/11, 7PM – 10PM, 21+ – http://www.whiskeygirl.com
  • Magnum Sunday Zombie Con Party @ F6ix – 526 F St – The 500th zombie to enter will activate The Apocalypse Hosted Bar, Sunday, 7/12, 10PM, 21+ – http://www.f6ixsd.com
  • Fabio Napoleoni @ Chuck Jones Gallery – 232 5th Ave – “The Chase Is Over,” an evening with Fabio Napoleoni. One of the breakout art stars of the new millennium and our #SuperArtist of the evening, Napoleoni continues to enchant collectors around the globe. The gallery will premier “The Chase Is Over”, Fabio’s latest homage to Chuck Jones, starring the irrepressible Pepé le Pew and his intended paramour, Penelope. Included in the exhibition will be original paintings; rare, sold-out limited editions, and exclusives to the Chuck Jones Gallery. The artist will be signing and dedicating artwork purchased that evening, Friday, 7/10, 7PM-9PM. RSVP required – 888-294-9880 – http://blog.chuckjones.com/chuck_redux/2015/06/william-shatner-to-appear-at-chuck-jones-gallery-san-diego.html
  • Fandango @ Omnia Nightclub – 454 6th Ave – Private event hosted by Fandango, featuring a live band on the rooftop of Omnia Nightclub, Thursday, 7/9, 8:30PM-11:30PM. 21+, private event – http://omnianightclub.com/
  • Flat Tail Brewing @ Quad AleHouse – 868 5th Ave – Quad AleHouse will be tapping the following – Cyanide and Hoppiness Apricot IPA, brewed specially for Comic-Con, Tailgater Kolsch, Apricot, Orange and Ginger Saison, and Cucumber Session Sour – Thursday, 7/9, 6PM, 21+ – http://quadalehouse.com/
  • Forbidden Panels @ Gaslamp Strip Club – 340 5th Ave – Join Forbidden Panels for their annual Comic-Con dinner on Wednesday, 7/8, 2015. Meet their writers, artists, and staff while enjoying dinner and great conversation. Be ready for any topic of conversation, with this group it can go anywhere, Wednesday, 7/8, 7:30PM, 21+ – https://www.facebook.com/events/1578055119105874/
  • Funko / Hikari @ Sparks Gallery – 530 6th Ave – Funko presents Hikari, Japanese Vinyl, a visually dramatic exhibition sure to dazzle and amaze, includuing Funko Pop Asia, limited edition Hikari, Popaganda by Ron English, life size statues, art prints, and rare prototypes, Wednesday, 7/8, 1PM – 6PM, Thursday, 7/9 – Saturday, 7/11, 11AM – 6PM, Sunday, 7/12, 11AM-3PM  – http://sparksgallery.com/
  • Fusion + Funny or Die Present The Chris Gethard Show at Comic-Con Live Taping @ Tin Roof – 401 G St – Join in on a live taping of The Chris Gethard Show, then celebrate with the crew afterward for a celebratory shindig, Thursday, 7/9, 4PM, 21+, RSVP to rsvptcgs@fusion.nethttp://www.tinroofsandiego.com/
  • Ghostbusters Mass-Hysteria Party @ Werewolf – 627 4th Ave – The Ghostbusters Mass-Hysteria Party returns to Werewolf, including Q&A with edtior Tom Waltz from IDW Publishing and The Ghostbuster comic books and Craig Miller from The Real Ghostbusters Cartoon Show. Expect free swag, photo opps with the Ecto-1, and more, Friday, July 7/10, 7:30PM, All ages until 9PM, 21+ after 9PM – https://www.facebook.com/events/268643113319815
  • Girls Drawing Girls @ Chuck Jones Gallery – 232 5th Ave – “What’s Pin-up, Doc,” an evening devoted to Chuck Jones and Girls Drawin’ Girls. Featuring artwork inspired by Chuck Jones and created by Jennifer Llewellyn, Kate Ferguson, Megan Kelly, Mako Fufu, Joanna Davidovich, Yating Sun, Arie Monroe, Penelope Gaylord, and Heather Chavez. A portion of proceeds of sales this evening will benefit the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity and Girls Drawin’ Girls, Thursday, 7/9, 7PM-9PM. RSVP required – 888-294-9880 – http://blog.chuckjones.com/chuck_redux/2015/06/william-shatner-to-appear-at-chuck-jones-gallery-san-diego.html
  • Hard Rock Cafe San Diego – 801 4th Ave – Hard Rock Cafe San Diego will host a comic book drive to send to the United States Marine Corps serving overseas. The first 400 people who donate will receive a free, limited edition True Hero VIP lanyard, featuring “Ghost of Crows,” a stunning image by local artist Tim Cantor. Also receive 20% off all retail, food, and non-alcoholic purchases. Monday, 7/6 – Sunday, 7/12, All ages – http://www.HardRock.com/SanDiego
  • Heroes / Zachary Quinto Fans @ Meze Greek Fusion – 345 6th Ave – Heroes / Zachary Quinto Fan Dinner Meet-Up, Sunday, 7/12, 7PM, RSVP on Facebook Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/128215267955
  • Heroes / Zachary Quinto Fans @ Werewolf – 627 4th Ave – Heroes / Zachary Quinto Fan Pre-SDCC Casual Dinner, Tuesday, 7/7, 7PM, RSVP on Facebook Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/128215267955
  • HTC Vive @ 6th & Island – 6th Ave & Island Ave – The HTC Vive experience will be setting up at the parking lot near 6th & Island Ave, including a photo booth and interactive displays, Friday, 7/10 – Sunday, 7/12
  • Impractical Jokers @ Michael J Wolf Fine Arts – 363 5th Ave #102 – TruTV’s Impractical Jokers brings their fan art exhibit and Museum of Impractical History to Michael J Wolf Fine Arts throughout the duration of Comic-Con, Thursday, 7/9 – Sunday, 7/12 – http://www.trutv.com/shows/impractical-jokers/index.html
  • LEGO Dimensions @ Hard Rock Hotel San Diego – 207 5th Ave – Experience the first hands-on experience of LEGO Dimensions, an interactive console with brick building. Special events are planned throughout Comic-Con weekend, Thursday, 7/9 – Saturday, 7/11, 3PM – 7PM, Sunday, 7/12, 10AM-2PM, Open to All
  • Mike Kungl @ Chuck Jones Gallery – 232 5th Ave – “Fast and Blast,” a reception for the Art Deco-inspired artist, Mike Kungl. His love of all things Looney Tunes continues to challenge and inspire him and this year we are pleased to present his latest paintings celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Chuck Jones Gallery as well as original drawings and limited editions, Saturday, 7/11, 5PM-7:30PM, RSVP required – 888-294-9880 – http://blog.chuckjones.com/chuck_redux/2015/06/william-shatner-to-appear-at-chuck-jones-gallery-san-diego.html
  • Interactive Zone @ Petco Park – Lexus Premier Parking Lot on Park & Imperial – 100 Park Blvd – This outdoor space features activations and programming from popular movie and television shows and is complete with delicious food trucks and picnic settings. Visit the Interactive Zone at Petco Park for a fun interactive experience with potential talent sightings and autograph sessions, Thursday, 7/9, Friday, 7/10, Saturday, 7/11 from 9AM – 9PM and Sunday, 7/12 from 9AM – 7PM, All ages
  • MTV Fandom Awards @ Petco Park – Park at the Park at Petco Park – 100 Park Blvd – MTV2 will host the 2nd Annual MTV Fandom Awards in the Park at the Park. The MTV Fandom Fest is open to all Comic-Con badge holders with food, drinks, games, and giveaways. Tyler Posey (“Teen Wolf”) and Bella Thorne (“Scream”) are set to host the Fandom Awards Show this year. Entry is at the Gaslamp Gate at 7th Ave and K St, Thursday, 7/11 from 7PM – 11PM, SDCC badgeholders only
  • Pirates Party @ Tin Roof – 401 G St – Tin Roof is transforming into a Pirates of Caribbean theme party. Come by for cold Captain Morgan cocktails, live music by Jonathan Lee Band, themed food specials, and hidden treasures. Pirate costumes encouraged, Saturday, 7/11, 9PM, RSVP required – kaylyn@tinroofbars.comhttp://www.tinroofsandiego.com/calendar
  • Private Screening of “Circle” @ Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15 – 701 5th Ave – Latino Review will host a special invitation-only screening of the upcoming Sci-Fi thriller, Circle, starring Carter Jenkins, Julie Benz, Michael Nardelli and Lisa Pelikan. After the screening, there will be a Cast/Filmmaker Q&A where all your questions will be answered. Latino Review’s Kellvin Chavez will make an appearance in addition to some other gifts and surprises. For info or to RSVP, please email: CircleConScreening@gmail.com, Thursday, 7/9, 2PM. RSVP required – CircleConScreening@gmail.comhttp://www.latino-review.com/news/469perau3dfj0nyfk9mvhzfac11rno
  • SDCC Agents Wrap Party @ Henry’s Pub – 618 5th Ave – Wrap your San Diego Comic Con 2015 weekend by joining us for our second annual Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. /Agent Carter Fan Party on Sunday,  7/12 from 5PM. It will be a great way to unwind, reconnect with fans and friends you have met over the weekend and meet some new people too. The event officially ends at 8PM but if you choose to stay after that you should be aware that this venue becomes 21+ only after 9PM. Swag bags limited to the first 200 tickets. Please note, this is a fan event and claims no association with ABC or Marvel. Entry to SDCC not required, Sunday, 7/12, 5PM-8PM. SOLD OUT – http://shieldtv.net/agentswrapparty15
  • Self/less VIP Party @ Parq Restaurant & Nightclub – 615 Broadway – Playboy and Gramercy Pictures will throw the most talked-about party during Comic-Con weekend as they celebrate the new science fiction thriller Self/less (in theaters nationwide Friday, 7/10) at San Diego’s Parq Restaurant & Nightclub. Upon arrival, VIP guests will walk through a lab experience inspired by the movie before entering the venue’s nightclub where they’ll be encouraged to “take on a new identity” for the evening and live the “billionaire lifestyle” seen in Self/less. The exclusive event will also feature 6 Playboy Playmates in Bunny Costume; an interactive lab-themed photo booth; Cirque du Soleil style aerialists; cocktails by Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum and beer by Devassa by Playboy, Friday, 7/10, 10PM – 2AM, 21+ only, closed event – http://www.parqsd.com/
  • Super Hero Party @ Side Bar – 536 Market St – Have a blast at the Super Hero-themed party for Industry Night on Wednesday, 7/8. Dress in a super hero costume to get in free at the door, Wednesday, 7/8, 8PM-2AM, 21+ only – http://www.sidebarsd.com/
  • SquidCon 2015 @ Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter – 401 K St – Artist Ben Templesmith will be setting up shop at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, offering commission sketches and artworks. No free sketches unless you at least bring a book to sign. Admission: Order food/drink from New Leaf (be sure to tip your waitstaff), Thursday, 7/9 – Sunday, 7/12, 11AM-5PM, Admission: Order food/drink from New Leaf (be sure to tip your waitstaff)  – https://twitter.com/templesmith/status/615265964293144576
  • Star Girls @ Sevilla Nightclub – 353 5th Ave – Star Wars parody burlesque show, “Star Girls” returns to Comic-Con at Sevilla Nightclub on Thursday, 7/9 and Friday, 7/10 at 7PM. Tickets are $75 and include an 8×10 signed cast photo, two drink items, and pre-show meet-and-greet, Thursday, 7/9 and Friday, 7/10, 7PM (show starts at 8PM), 21+, ticketed event – http://shrsl.com/?~90pt
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic Community Cantina Tour @ Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter – 910 Broadway Circle – The STAR WARS™: The Old Republic™ Community Cantina Tours are “meet-and-greet” style events held by the SWTOR Community Team around the globe. Attendees will get the chance to meet SWTOR developers, the Community Team, and other players to talk about their adventures in the Old Republic! Come eat, drink, and have your chance at winning some great prizes!, Saturday, 7/11, Registration required – http://www.swtor.com/community-events/register
  • Doug Benson hosts Doug Loves Movies Live @ The American Comedy Co – 818 B 6th Ave – Wednesday 7/8, 8PM, 21+, 2 item minimum purchase per person – http://www.americancomedyco.com
  • Comic Strip: Comedy & Burlesque Live @ The American Comedy Co – 818 B 6th Ave – Thursday 7/9, 8PM, 21+, 2 item minimum purchase per person – http://www.americancomedyco.com
  • Pete Holmes hosts “You Made it Weird” Podcast Live @ The American Comedy Co – 818 B 6th Ave – Thursday 7/9, 10PM, 21+, 2 item minimum purchase per person – http://www.americancomedyco.com
  • The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail Live @ The American Comedy Co – 818 B 6th Ave – Friday 7/10, 7:30PM, 21+, 2 item minimum purchase per person – http://www.americancomedyco.com
  • Jay & Silent Bob Get Old Podcast Live @ The American Comedy Co – 818 B 6th Ave – Friday, 7/10, 10PM, 21+, 2 item minimum purchase per person – http://www.americancomedyco.com
  • Steve Agee Live @ The American Comedy Co – 818 B 6th Ave – Saturday, 7/11, 7:30PM & 9:30PM, 21+, 2 item minimum purchase per person – http://www.americancomedyco.com
  • The Art of Mortal Kombat IX & X and Star Wars Art @ Chuck Jones Gallery – 232 5th Ave – Premiering artwork from the video game Mortal Kombat IX and Mortal Kombat X. Mortal Kombat is one of the most popular video games ever produced. Its combination of intricate storytelling and gruesome battles has drawn legions of fans around the world. The artwork will represent both the battlegrounds and the stars of the series. Also this evening, the Gallery will be introducing new artwork by Rob Kaz and Rodel Gonzalez based on the movie franchise, Star Wars. Mr. Kaz and Mr. Gonzalez will be our #SuperArtists on Wednesday, 7/8, from 7 to 9PM. – Wednesday, 7/8, 7PM-9PM. RSVP required – 888-294-9880 – http://blog.chuckjones.com/chuck_redux/2015/06/william-shatner-to-appear-at-chuck-jones-gallery-san-diego.html
  • The Great Room Escape @ The Haunted Hotel – 424 Market St – The Great Room Escape is a fully interactive and immersive experience unlike anything you have ever done before. No longer do you sit back and watch the show, now you are 100% part of it. Up to 12 participants will enter a room, the question is whether they will make it out in one hour. Clues and riddles hidden throughout the room provide the tools to meet your objective. Every room is different and has different stories behind it. You can test your wit and your grace under pressure, Varying times and dates, $34.95/person. Reservations required – http://www.greatroomescapesandiego.com/
  • The Vikings Longship – 540 8th Ave – The Vikings Longship is an interactive experience designed for HISTORY Channel VIKINGS fans to take a trip aboard the Vikings Longship, a customized SEAL Boat that will traverse the Gaslamp Quarter. Fans can load and unload from the Vikings Longship at the parking lot at 540 8th Ave and receive an exclusive Vikings comic book and a Vikings Drinking Horn, good for beer specials with participating establishments throughout the Gaslamp during the tour. – Friday, 7/10 and Saturday, 7/11, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM, and sunset cruise for select guests at 6:30PM (Friday) and at 5PM (Saturday), 21+ – http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/06/26/comic-con-first-look-at-the-official-vikings-sdcc-comic-book
  • The Villain Pub @ Henry’s Pub – 618 5th Ave – How It Should Have Ended’s The Villain Pub (#VillainPubSDCC), takes over Henry’s Pub from Wednesday, 7/ 8 – Sunday, 7/ 12. Thursday, 7/9 at 4p – HISHE Q&A with creators, tons of giveaways, and a live video debut of How Jurassic World Should Have Ended; Friday, 7/10 at 4p – HISHE Happy Hour celebration and Hangout with other YouTube Creators; Saturday, 7/11 at 2p – Parody Creator Panel – Learn from HISHE and other creators about their process; Wednesday, 7/8 – Sunday, 7/12, 21+ – http://henryspub.com/
  • w00tstock 7.0 @ Balboa Theatre – 868 4th Ave – w00tstock returns to the Balboa Theatre, featuring his year’s event will feature the return of Wil Wheaton, Paul and Storm, Adam Savage, Aisha Tyler, Rhea Butcher, Phil Plait, and Patrick Rothfuss., Thursday, 7/9, 7PM, Ticketed event, $40 – http://www.ticketmaster.com/w00tstock-70-a-night-of-geeks-san-diego-california-07-09-2015/event/0A004E93D29E140E?artistid=1504142&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=766
  • Warner Bros’ Vacation Screening @ Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15 – 701 5th Ave – Be one of the first to see a screening of Warner Bros’ Vacation, starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate., Saturday, 7/11, 10PM, Registration required – https://www.wbtickets.com/main/registration_select/VmFjYXRpb25Db21pY0Nvbg==/0/0/0/%2Fmain%2Fscreening_details1%2FVmFjYXRpb25Db21pY0Nvbg%253D%253D
  • William Shatner’s Man O War @ Chuck Jones Gallery – 232 5th Ave – Chuck Jones Gallery presents the debut of William Shatner’s Man O War, an original graphic novel. The event will include a meet-and-greet with William Shatner., Saturday, 7/11, 8PM-10PM, RSVP required – 888-294-9880 – http://blog.chuckjones.com/chuck_redux/2015/06/william-shatner-to-appear-at-chuck-jones-gallery-san-diego.html
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past Exclusive Fan Screening @ Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15 – 701 5th Ave – Don’t miss this exclusive fan screening of “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”Get the chance to score VIP tickets to the screening by purchasing the X-Men: Days of Future Past Rogue Cut Blu-ray at either the Fox booth (#4229) or Nerd HQ at the New Children’s Museum. Missed the chance to get those VIP passes? Line queuing starts at 6:45PM on a first come, first served basis, Saturday, 7/11, 8:00PM