Guides

SDCC Pro Tip: Prepping Your Offsite Schedule

Our Offsite Event calendar has been going strong for years. We’ve captured hundreds of events and each year we see more and more organizers setting up events outside of the Convention Center, capitalizing on the built-in audience traveling to San Diego for Comic-Con. Each year, it seems there’s more people than ever visiting San Diego who will have at least one day ... Read More »

What To Expect: SDCC Preparation for June 2014

It’s now June, and that means that we can officially state that San Diego Comic-Con is next month. Are you prepared? Well, alright, no one is probably ever completely prepared, but your best option for ensuring you make the most of the behemoth that is Comic-Con is keeping up with the important important. But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Here’s ... Read More »

A Tour of Ace Parking’s New Comic-Con Parking Sales System

During our conversation with Ace Parking Chief Information Officer Jon Gjerset, we were able to get the first public demonstration of the company’s new parking sales system built for Comic-Con. Users won’t be able to kick the tires on it until closer to the announced May 20 sale date, but we are able to share with our readers an early peek at ... Read More »

What to Expect: SDCC Preparation for May 2014

It’s now May, and that means in less than 85 days, San Diego Comic-Con will be upon us.  Are you prepared? Well, alright, no one is probably ever completely prepared, but your best option for ensuring you make the most of the behemoth that is Comic-Con is keeping up with the important important. But don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. ... Read More »

Guide To The SDCC 2014 Hotel Sale [Updated with Prices]

[UPDATE: Comic-Con International has announced the list of hotels and room prices for this year. You can view the list here And if you need help finding a roommate, be sure to check out our Roommate and Room Finder forum on reddit] If you thought getting a badge to San Diego Comic-Con was tough, you better buckle in for the ... Read More »

Prepare For The General Hotel Sale on April 8: The Process, Prices, Finding Roommates, More [Updated]

Comic-Con International has just announced on the Toucan Blog – what Travel Planners confirmed to us back in February – that the General Hotel Reservation Sale will take place on Tuesday, April 8, at 9AM PT. The General Hotel Sale is the biggest hotel sale for San Diego Comic-Con, because it’s when the hotels closest to the action (the Gaslamp District downtown, as ... Read More »

The SDCC Unofficial Blog’s ‘Guide to WonderCon’

WonderCon Anaheim will be celebrating its 27th anniversary this year, though 2014 marks only its third year in the city of Anaheim after being held in the San Francisco Bay Area since it’s inception. Even though the convention has been around for years, the smaller, sister-show of San Diego Comic-Con has only really started to make leaps and bounds in ... Read More »

Guide to SDCC 2014 Preregistration Process [UPDATE 2 – You WILL Be Eligible for Open Reg!]

Editor’s note: Important update below for those eligible for preregistration but also wanting to participate in open registration in the spring. Update: You will be able to. For weeks, we’ve been expecting news of San Diego Comic-Con’s Preregistration date. All of us have felt the anticipation build as CCI has released news regarding prices and policy changes, the new randomized ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Preregistration Tips [UPDATE 2 – How To Make The Most Of The New Process]

[Editor’s Note] We’d like to welcome our guest contributor, Lisa McDowell, with her first article! Since Comic-Con International has stated 2014 SDCC preregistration will take place soon (sometime in early 2014), the possible window of time for badge sales is starting to close in. Whether last year was your first time attending or you’ve been there from the start, we ... Read More »