The Party List For San Diego Comic Con 2014

The odds are that I'll spend most of my nghts at San Diego Comic Con in a certain hotel bar from midnight on. But there's so much to do before…

Will most likely update this many a time between now and then.

Wednesday, July 23

daveHop-Con 2.0: The w00tstout Festival

The Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station. With Aisha Tyle, Wil Wheaton and Drew Curtis creating a new beer with a label designed by Dave Gibbons. Purchase your tickets here.

Best-selling Authors' Happy Hour

6pm Mosaic Wine Bar, 3422 30th St

Hitfix and Lucasfilm's Comic-Con Kick Off Party.

9 pm-12 am Hotel Solamar, 435 Sixth Ave. Features an exclusive look at Star Wars Rebels.. RSVP required.

Second Annual Enchantment Under the SDCC.

8 pm Henry's Pub, 618 Fifth Ave. (21 and over). Giveaways provided by Warner Archive, Hasbro and more. From the San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog.

Super Hero Party at Side Bar

9 pm to 2 am Side Bar will reward guests for dressing in their finest superhero garb with free cover. Don't fret, you won't be alone – bartenders, VIP hosts and bottle service girls will also be dressed in theme.

Thursday July 23rd

CBDLF Annual Party

10pm, The Westgate Hotel

Muscle Unmasked

9pm-2am, The Brass Rail, Code Productions brings you a night of superheroic sexiness, sponsored by Northwest Press and featuring comics artists Oliver Nome, JJ Kirby, and Joe Phillips as your hosts. With drink specials,theme shots, and DJ Robbie Rob.

Superhero Underwear Contest

9pm-2am, Rich's San Diego. Join the fun and get a Hero-On in your superhero undies! Performance by Kickxy Vixen-Styles.

Warner Brothers' Batman Cape Cowl Create

Hard Rock Hotel, VIP

Geek Boy/Girl

9pm-2am Gossip Grill, Enjoy a hot Comic-Con night in this
popular bar/restaurant hangout for girls,
boys, and everyone in between


12pm – 12am:  10th Ave Theatre Tickets

Her Universe's After Show & Party

6-9pm. Harbor Ballroom,, Manchester Grand Hyatt. Her Universe, Hot Topic, and Nerdist Industries bring the first-ever, full-scale "Geek Couture" fashion show and design competition to Comic-Con. First come, with a SDCC badge.

w00tstock 6.0 – A Night Of Geeks

7pm Balboa Theater. Adam Savage, Wil Wheaton and Paul and StormTickets & Information ($40)

Hero Complex 2014 Spectacular

7pm Jsix at Hotel Solamar, Hero Complex, IMAX and the Hero Initiative invite you to kick off your Comic-Con weekend with a rooftop party in the heart of the Gaslamp. Convention-exclusive giveaways, music, free drinks and more. 21+. Tickets

Female Geek Bloggers Meetup

7.30pm, McFaddens. Hosted by The Nerdie Girlie, this is a meetup for female geeks and female bloggers, and both! There will also be a raffle for one Think Geek and one Black Milk Clothing gift cards.

Felicia Day's Geek & Sundry Lounge.

10am through Friday, Jolt'n Joe's, 379 Fourth Ave. Fan-dedicated event; Day and Wil Wheaton will attend with special guests. Open to the public

Geek & Sundry AMD Party

7pm: VIP Invite-Only

BOOM! Studios Ninth Anniversary Drink-Up.

9 pm Hilton Bayfront, Odysea Bar, 1 Park Blvd. Public, free.

MTVu Fandom Awards and MTV Fan Fest.

7 pm Petco Park. Free and open to all SDCC badge holders. Featuring performances by Linkin Park and G-Eazy, as well as food, drinks, games and giveaways.

Munky King Party

9pm BASIC, 410 10th Ave. Toymaker Munky King will be having their annual party at Basic Pizza on Thursday of Comic-Con starting at 9pm. The event is free and open to all.

Witches of East End party

8 pm-midnight, The Tipsy Crow, 770 Fifth Ave. RSVP required. With the cast and creators

Wooden Wisdom DJ

9.30pm Bang Bang, 526 Market St.

Actor Elijah Wood and cohort Zach Cowie are Wooden Wisdom, and they will be spinning at the club Bang Bang. Entrance is free before 10:30 but not guaranteed. Tickets can be purchased for $10 to ensure entry.

The Kings of the Con, presented by Vetted Media.

9 pm Coyote Ugly Bar and Lounge, 820 Fifth Ave. Invitation only.

Nerd HQ Fan party.

9 pm Petco Park. RSVP only.

Showtime's Penny Dreadful Party.

7-10 pm U.S. Grant Hotel, Palm Court, 326 Broadway. Join creator John Logan and the cast for cocktails and appetizers. Invitation only.

Scholastic's Annual Comic-Con Party.

7-10 pm Hotel Palomar's SummerSalt Pool Deck and Lounge, 1047 Fifth Ave. Featured authors include Jeffrey Brown (Jedi Academy), Jeff Smith (Bone) and Dan Santat (Mighty Robot), among others. . RSVP required.

Sin City 2 Party

7-11:30 pm Float at the Hard Rock Hotel, 207 Fifth Ave. Invitation only. Dimension Films and IGN Entertainment team for. Featuring performances by the Suicide Girls and free Uber rides to and from the event.

Villains of the Night

7 p.m. The Commons Bar, 901 4th Ave. Enter this Cosplay contest with $1,200 in prizes given to the top three costumes. A comic trivia game, interactive game stations, performances and more will all take over The Commons Bar downtown.. s$60-$100

Friday July 24th

The Marvel Comics Party.


The Walking Dead Escape 

6 to 11 p.m. Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd. Run for your life in this zombie-infested course where participants will climb, crawl, hide and slide through a series of gut-wrenching scenarios. This ultimate fan experience is not for the faint of heart or young in age. $50-$125 

logoThe Marked Men Party

8pm: STAR OF INDIA Pirate ship. 1492 North Harbor Drive. Tickets $75-$100

Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories Jammy Party at Petco Park

11 p.m.  Petco Park Parking Lot at Park Blvd. PJ attire is required for entry. This exclusive party offers an exclusive first look at the new series, "Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories." RSVP .

Lake-Town Luau – A Tolkein Celebration

7pm, Kona Kai Resort & Marina, Hosted by, the Lake-town Luau is a Tolkein celebration and Comic-Con getaway, open to all ages. The event is co-sponsored by Weta Workshop and Badali Jewelry.

 Star Wars: The Old Republic Community Cantina Tour

7pm The Commons Bar. Join the Star Wars: The Old Republic community for a development team Q&A as well as complimentary drinks, food, and giveaways. . 18+ Event


7pm, San Diego Central Library, Join The Baker Street Babes, Being Geek Chic, The Nerdy Girlie, SherlockDC, and Cara McGee for a night of sleuthing, drinks, games, prizes, and general debauchery. Tickets $20-$20

The Eisner Awards

8pm, Hilton Bayfront

House Of Styles Comic-Con Drag Show

7pm, Numbers – Dayamis, Regina and Kickxy and other special drag guests "work" their super powers to bring your favorite super heroines and super villainesses to life on stage
on this popular club night.

10th Annual Heroes Vs Villains Party

10pm, Rich's, Gear up for Rich's 10th Annual Heroes vs.
Villains Party. Cosplay Contest at 12:30
am. Go-Go Heroes, dancing and more!
Get in free in costume before 11:00 pm. Power Party

7pm, Hennessey's, Join other He-Man and She-Ra fans to gather together to hang out, chat, enjoy some drinks and snacks, and to geek out about the 80s shows and toy lines. Trivia contest is at 9pm with prizes from Mattel. This event is open only to registered members of He-Man.Org. The last day to RSVP is today

Geek & Sundry

8pm: Community Party with Magic: The Gathering

Teen Wolf Fan Meetup

7.45pm Panda Inn Horton Plaza. Dinner tickets include family-style meal of salad, appetizers, entrees and sides, along with a custom name badge, gift bag and more to be announced. Tickets $34.99

John Nee's San Diego Party

7.30 pm. Private.


Comic Con Nerd-A-Thon Burlesque

8pm, The Merrow. L.A.'s #1 Nerdy Burlesque Troupe, Devil's Playground, performing as the Star Girls Storm Trooper and Emperor's Guard. Musical performances by MC Frontalot, MC Lars, Schaffer the Dark Lord, Dr. Awkward, and an opening performance by Chamber Band. 21+ event. Tickets $25-$40

Funko Fundays

8pm Wyndham San Diego Bayside featuring amazing Funko giveaways along with food, drinks, and lots of Funko FUN! Each attendee gets a world famous Funko Box of Fun filled with surprises! Tickets $70

Warner Bros. Television Cocktail Media Mixer.

7-9 pm Float at the Hard Rock Hotel, 207 Fifth Ave. RSVP only. Talent from WBTV series will be in attendance.

BuzzFeed and The CW team for Flash Bash.

5-8 pm Altitude Sky Lounge at the Marriott Gaslamp, 660 K St. RSVP required. Stars and producers from The CW's upcoming Arrow spin-off will be in attendance alongside fan favorites from The Walking Dead, True Blood, Teen Wolf and more.

Outlander (Starz).

8 pm Spreckels Theater, 121 Broadway. Invitation only.. Official red-carpet premiere, screening and party with executive producer Ron Moore, author Diana Gabaldon and stars Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Graham McTavish and Lotte Verbeek also will host a panel discussion and screen the premiere.

Playboy and A&E present Bates Motel party.

8 pm-Midnight – Seventh Avenue, between Island and Market Street. Invitation only. Features cast and creators from the drama, music by Mick and special guests including Paul Wesley, Pedro Pascal, Brittany Snow, Chris Daughtry, Dan Weiss, David Benioff, Evan Peters,Ian Somerhalder, Nelsan Ellis and more.

Nerd Machine's Nerd Party.

10 pm Petco Park. Invitation only.

The Last Ship Party

7-11 pm on the USS Midway, 910 Harbor Dr. Invitation only. Cast and creators from the new Navy drama attend with special guests; cocktails, games and performances by MGMT and Grimes. From  CraveOnline and TNT

Incognito: A Celebration of Cosplay with Adam Savage.

9 pm-2 am Sidebar, 536 Market St. Free and open to the public. (21 and over). Fans can view memorabilia from Savage's adventures and more; drinks, music, cosplay and a big reveal. From

GeekNation's Showrunners: The Movie Party

6:30-9:30 pm Quality Social, 789 Sixth Ave. RSVP only. Sponsored by Cozday Clothing.

Hollywood Babble On with Ralph Garman and Kevin Smith.

11 pm-12 am House of Blues, 1055 Fifth Ave. Tickets required.

Saturday July 25th

The Walking Dead Escape 

6 to 11 p.m. Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd. Run for your life in this zombie-infested course where participants will climb, crawl, hide and slide through a series of gut-wrenching scenarios. This ultimate fan experience is not for the faint of heart or young in age. $50-$125 

Geek & Sundry

9pm: Cosplay Prom Party!

One Of Us Podcast Meetup

6pm Hard Rock Cafe,  then heading out for a pubcrawl. 21+

20140506212248-zombieprom_posterA Night on Zombie Island: Prom of the Undead

6PM-10PM The Horton Grand Hotel in the Courtyard and Regal Ballroom

Bill Prady's annual meet-up.

3-7 pm Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, 1 Park Blvd. Invitation only.

Prism Comics Party

10pm, Bourbon Street, Let your inner hero out. Bourbon Street Bar & Grill will be celebrating Comic-Con and Prism Comics with a Super Costume Contest, drink specials and more. No cover.

Entertainment Weekly's Annual Comic-Con bash.

9 pm Float at the Hard Rock Hotel, 207 Fifth Ave. Invitation only. Sponsored by HBO; features top talent from Comic-Con and includes photo opportunities with the Iron Throne from Game of Thrones and tie-ins with The Leftovers, True Blood and more.

20th Century Fox's Annual Comic-Con Party.

7:30-9:30 pm Pizzeria Mozza, 789 Harbor Drive. Invitation only. Talent and producers mingle in a private event hosted by Fox Television Group chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman; talent from Sleepy Hollow, Salem, Family Guy, The Simpsons, American Horror Story and American Dad will be in attendance.

NBC Digital Network.

7-9 pm Hotel Solamar Rooftop, 435 Sixth Ave. Featuring talent from Constantine, Grimm, Hannibal and more. RSVP only.

Digital LA 

7pm. TBA with HexLabs 3D body scans of attendees in their best superhero poses, and attendees will receive their 3-inch printed action figure

Heroes Brew Craft Beer Festival

3 to 7 pm  Embarcadero Park North, 500 Kettner Blvd This superhero-themed craft brew fest will save the day with local beer, a costume contest and live jams on a solar-powered stage. $45-$55.

Blackheart Burlesque

11.55pm House of Blues, The Suicide Girls bring a special midnight performance of Blackheart Burlesque to Comic-Con. RSVP PageTickets $33-$49


10489696_10152258634576325_5065699241032593015_nAgents Of Shield Fan Event

5pm, Henry's Pub, all-out party. RSVP here

Comic Bears At The Hole

5.30pm, The Hole, The con tradition continues: comic bears and those who love them retire after the Con to The Hole for their famous outdoor beverage bust and barbecue. More than a few pros have been spotted there over the years as well, enjoying some R&R on the patio!

Comic-Concert: Comic-Con After Party

7pm, Whiskey Girl,  +21, $5 donation.

Heroes & ZQ Fans

9pm Brian's 24. Drinks and a swag swap. Swag swop

Dead Dog Party 


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