The convention, which runs Thursday through Sunday, will feature fan favorites such as panels, television and film sneak previews, celebrities, cosplay, exhibits, art, comic books, contests, gaming, and book signings. Bring plenty of money. There will be merchandise for sale for all fans on site.
Those without a Comic-Con badge can still participate in the fun. Many off-site attractions offer fans free entrance to event rooms at various hotels and other locations near the convention center.
The Amazon Prime Video Experience drop fans into the middle of highly charged scenarios in expertly designed spaces inspired by Amazon Original series The Boys, Carnival Row, and The Expanse. Look for the giant forty-foot tower lighting up at the corner of Martin Luther King Promenade and 1st Street.
The FX Fearless Forum challenges fans to survive the night during an immersive journey produced in anticipation of American Horror Story: 1984. Take a ride on FOX’s animated theme Ferris wheel. The activation is located at the Hilton Bayfront Park, across from the convention across from the New Children’s Museum, on West Island Avenue and Front Street.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of South Park: Bigger Longer Uncut, Comedy Central will feature a themed 9-Hole-Mini-Golf Course Fan Activation at the San Diego Wine and Culinary Center. It’s free and open to the public.
AMC’s “DeadQuarters” will feature a curated walk through of settings from both series, including the Winter Escape from the Season 9 finale of “TWD,” as well as an elaborate treehouse and plane crash site inspired by the Season 5 storylines in “Fear.” “DeadQuarters” is located at Martin Luther King Promenade, in front of the Hilton Gaslamp Hotel, 4th Avenue and L Street.
Comic Con Interactive Zone at Petco Park is free and open to the public. The family-friendly event features interactive experiences from Hollywood studios such as Dreamworks and Netflix.
For a complete listing of no-badge required off-site events, visit https://www.comic-con.org/toucan/15-offsite-events-comic-con.