Badge/Hotel News

Volunteer Interest List for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Now Open

We hope everyone is enjoying their SDCC off-season. However, it might be time for us to awaken from our Odinsleep — especially now that we have the first news for volunteers. If you’ve been dreaming of being one of the most integral parts of San Diego Comic-Con – or if you simply want to yell “Walk, don’t run!” to Comic-Con ... Read More »

How Do I Attend San Diego Comic-Con 2018?

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 is behind us – and maybe you spent the week watching social media and thinking, “Gee, that looks fun – I’d love to attend next year!” If that’s you, then the time to start planning is actually now (no, seriously). Scoring badges to SDCC is one of the most challenging, and controversial, tasks in one’s quest ... Read More »

Professional Applications Are Now Open for San Diego Comic-Con 2018

We’re only days away from San Diego Comic-Con 2017 — but for some, it may be time to start thinking about 2018. Applications for Professionals for both WonderCon Anaheim 2018 (March 31-April 2, 2018) and San Diego Comic-Con 2018 (July 18-July 22, 2018) are now open, and will remain open through August 16, 2017. Applications submitted after that date will ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Badge Pick-Up Information

Badges are being mailed out this year — but there are still a few reasons you might need to pick up your badge on site. International attendees who chose not to enter a domestic shipping address, or those who had their badge lost/stolen/¯\_(ツ)_/¯ will all need to pick up your badge at the San Diego Convention Center, upstairs in the ... Read More »

Where to Pick Up Your Badge Plus Other Changes

Where to go for a variety of things at San Diego Comic-Con is changing a bit this year. Although most attendees are getting their badges mailed some, like international attendees, will still need to pick up on site. Here are the changes for this year, from the Toucan Blog: Everyone will need to go to the Sails Pavilion on the ... Read More »

Ride the San Diego Trolley in Style with Commemorative Passes, Mobile Ticketing for Comic-Con

Traveling to and from San Diego Comic-Con just got a whole lot easier. The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), which operates the Trolley lines in San Diego, announced they are bringing back the mobile ticketing app for smartphones, named Compass Cloud. Just download the app for iPhone or Android smartphones and Trolley riders can purchase electronic tickets now and store for later use. ... Read More »

Guide to Parking at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 [UPDATE June 12]

[UPDATE June 12] Ace Parking’s remaining inventory will go live to the general public this morning (June 12) at 10AM PT. Here is a look at what remains: [UPDATE May 22] Comic-Con has quietly added a second parking option – through ParkWhiz and ABM Parking. The only days available are Saturday and/or Sunday, and the lots are further out (see map ... Read More »

Coronado Ferry Schedule and Information for San Diego Comic-Con 2017

If you’re staying on Coronado Island during San Diego Comic-Con, one of your biggest concerns may be how to get the convention center every day. Parking, taxis, and Ubers can get expensive, fast – and the Comic-Con International shuttle (whose schedule you can find here) doesn’t service the area. So just how to do you make it to Hall H? ... Read More »

Remaining San Diego Comic-Con Hotels Now Open

Did Hotelpocalypse do you wrong, and you’re now wondering if you need to sleep in the Hall H line every night? Well, don’t stress, because Comic-Con International and onPeak have opened the remaining inventory of hotels up for anyone, regardless of if you were on the waitlist or not. Now, these aren’t downtown hotels – but there are plenty of options ... Read More »

SDCC 2017 Hotel Waitlist Set to Begin May 15

Hotelpocalypse is (almost) finally over. E-mails with instructions about this year’s hotel waitlist – which will open on Monday, May 15 – are going out now. Rooms from Hotelpocalpyse were allocated (supposedly, anyway) based on timestamp of when you entered the form to fill out your information, and then assigned in two groups, the last of which was this last Monday. ... Read More »