San Diego’s annual convention for comic, movie and science fiction fans, Comic-Con International, will be held from July 24th to 27th, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center in the heart of downtown. Make sure you don’t miss San Diego’s biggest weekend! Book your stay at Ocean Park Inn and allow us to take care of you during this fun-filled fantasy weekend.
Comic-Con is dedicated to building awareness and fostering appreciation for comics and other related artwork. This year boasts over 40 special guests, hundreds of exhibitors and plays host to more than 600 events throughout the course of the four day event. Comic-Con gives you the chance to get autographs from some of your favorite actors, writers and illustrators, and ask these professionals questions about the industry. There will also be Anime and Film screenings, an Art Show and a Children’s Film Festival. Along with these visual exhibits, as an attendee you will be able to participate in competitive gaming tournaments and play in the open game areas. Lastly, if you have a costume worth showing off, join the Masquerade costume show for your chance to earn prizes.
Over 120,000 people are expected at this year’s event, and the entire city will participate in Comic-Con related activities. Whether you have purchased tickets to Comic-Con or just want to enjoy the action on the outskirts of the Convention Center, we have provided you with some FREE activities throughout the city that you may enjoy.
SDCC 3DS Pokémon Tournament for Craft Beer Lovers: Attention Pokémon fans! If you’re over 21 and want to fill your Pokéball full of craft beer, this is the event for you. On Wednesday July 23rd, Ballast Point in Little Italy will host a 3DS Pokémon Tournament for Craft Beer Lovers from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m. Gather your Pokémon cards and hone your battling skills before you head over to Ballast Point.
Her Universe Geek Couture Fashion Show: Fashion Week is coming to Comic-Con International this year! Her Universe™, a groundbreaking sci-fi fashion apparel line, has announced that will be bringing the first-ever full-scale “Geek Couture” fashion show and design competition to this year’s event! The Her Universe Fashion Show will be held on Thursday, July 24 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. If you want to be a “Geek Couture” designer, submit your design to HerUniverse.com or simply join the fun and see what these talented designers have to offer the fashion industry.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Community Cantina Tour: Join the Star Wars Old Republic Community Team on Friday, July 25th, 2014 at the The Commons Bar from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. You will have the chance to ask the development team questions and get answers. In addition to complimentary drinks, food, and giveaways, every attendee will receive a M8-3R Astromech code! Space is limited for this event so make sure you arrive early.
8th Annual San Diego Convention Center Zombie walk and Zombie Prom: The Zombie Walk is for all-ages, free to participate in, and will meet at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 26th in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter at the Children’s Park. After the walk, Horton Grand Hotel will host the 21+ “Zombie Prom” from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Make sure to dress in your zombie attire and enjoy music, food, a photo booth, a cash bar and much more.
Whether you have purchased tickets to Comic-Con or are just looking to see what all the hype is about, book your stay at Pacific Beach’s premier oceanfront hotel. At Ocean Park Inn you will be able to escape the massive crowds downtown and fall asleep to the vibration of crashing waves. We want to make sure you don’t have to hassle with looking for parking on Comic-Con weekend, so we will be providing our guests with a FREE shuttle service to and from the convention center the weekend of the event. Not only will you receive free transportation, but we will also provide our shuttle riders with a small snack. For more information about our FREE Comic-Con shuttle service visit: https://oceanparkinn.com/san-diego/comic-con/ We look forward to enjoying Comic-Con weekend with you.
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