San Diego Comic-Con 2013: Party Edition

San Diego Comic Con After Dark

San Diego Comic Con After Dark


For those looking to further their experience or if you’re just looking for a little downtime after a long day at the con, WebShoo has compiled an on going list of San Diego Comic-Con parties. You might want to book mark it and keep checking back as we get closer to the big event. In the meantime, here’s what they have listed. Please keep in mind some of these parties are invite only.

All During SDCC

Adult Swim Fun House

Petco Park Interactive Zone (Parking Lot at Park Blvd. & Imperial Ave.)

Thurs – Sat, 5 – 10pm / Free for fans (tickets will be distributed at the Funhouse each day starting at 4pm)

Fans will have the chance to run around in over 10 rooms of challenges that will have guests crawling, dancing, and singing their way to the end. Those who endure the Adult Swim Funhouse will receive a free custom live screen-printed t-shirt.


Course of the Force

The Chuck Jones Gallery
(232 Fifth Ave.) – Map

Daily, 11am – 6pm

The Course of the Force is an Olympic-style lightsaber relay that all aspiring Jedi Knights can take part in. The weeklong journey from San Francisco to San Diego benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundations of California.


GameSpot & CNET Base Station

Lou & Mickey’s
 (224 Fifth Ave.) – Map

Thurs – Sat, Opens at 11am / Free

GameSpot knows a hero’s work is never done, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a break. Visit The Base Station at Comic-Con 2013 for more fans and more fun! Drawings throughout the day, giveaways, gift cards & more plus free grub, charging stations



10th Ave Theatre (930 10th Ave.)

Thurs – Sun / Tickets $16-$45

San Diego’s premiere gaming convention; featuring a video game arena, tabletop gaming lounge and gaming industry panels & speakers


Geek & Sundry

Jolt’n Joes (379 4th Ave.)

The YouTube channel from Felicia Day and Wil Wheaton, announced that they are returning to Comic Con this year – bigger and better than ever.


Sanrio’s Hello Kitty Fashion Music Wonderland

Petco Park Interactive Zone (Parking Lot at Park Blvd. & Imperial Ave.)

Thurs – Sun, Open 9:30am,

This whimsical Hello Kitty retail hub will bring Japan’s energetic pop culture to life. Fans will be treated to a colorful, anime-rich experience that will include fun activities, limited edition products, and special appearances by Hello Kitty


San Diego Blood Bank Drive

The Omni Hotel (675 L Street)

Thurs – Sat (9am – 6pm) and Sunday (9am – 3pm)



East Village Tavern & Bowl (930 Market St. – Map)

Wed – Sun; 10:30am – 1:30am / Free

The TR!CKSTER mission is one of positivity and sharing, in looking for the best way to showcase, promote, and share talent and ideas in the fields of comics, graphic arts and beyond; featuring artist signings, a retail space specializing in creator-owned work, and a Symposia area with panels. 

WeLoveFine Pop Up Shop

Hilton San Diego Gaslamp (401 K St. – Map)

Thurs – Sun

For the first time, will have both a booth inside the exhibit hall at the con as well as an off-site Pop Up Shop at the Hilton Gaslamp.  Fans can stop by the Pop Up Shop during the con weekend to purchase tees, as well as meet designers and talent from their brands and get autographs and photos!


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