Twitter & Instagram Tips: Who To Follow ‘Outside’ Comic-Con

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“Super Twitter”, by angelascanio at deviantART

In our series of which Twitter and Instagram accounts to follow we bring you the lists below to help you in staying up-to-date with outside events and parties, celebrity sightings, and other things to do during SDCC.

News, Updates, Offsites & Events

AppleTV+ (Twitter, Instagram) – Apple TV+ will be taking over the Hard Rock with the show Severance.

Bandai (Twitter, Instagram) – Bandai will once again take over the area behind the Marriott Marquis. Follow along to see all the fun things they will have in store.

Dungeons & Dragons (Twitter, Instagram) – An immersive experience with photo-ops, takeaways, and a chance to try some Dragon Brew! Located at corner of Sixth Avenue and Island Avenue.

Entertainment Weekly (Twitter, Instagram) – Host of one of the hottest parties at San Diego Comic Con. They also do many interviews during the week.

Fandom (Twitter, Instagram) – They host one of the hottest parties at Comic-Con located at the Hard Rock.

Ghosts (Twitter, Instagram) – Pinecone Trooper-themed Friend Zone activation.

HBO Max (Twitter, Instagram) – Keep an eye on their social to keep up with where the drop zones will be located and what giveaways they might be giving out.

Her Universe (Twitter, Instagram) – Her Universe will be back again with the Her Universe Fashion Show at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Harbor Ballroom at 6:00PM on Thursday.

House of the Dragon (Twitter, Instagram) – House of the Dragon on HBO will be taking over the con with an offsite follow along to get updates.

MTV News (Twitter, Instagram) – Interviews for TV and Movie panels.

Nerdist (Twitter, Instagram) – Get daily updates, as well as cool coverage during the show.

Now or Never Comics (Twitter, Instagram) – Cool comic book shop just a quick walk from the convention center.

Paramount+ (Twitter, Instagram) – Will be around town with an ice cream truck for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan!

San Diego Blood Bank (Twitter, Instagram) – Give blood during SDCC!

SYFY (Twitter, Instagram) -SYFY tends to go all out for San Diego Comic Con they are often found in the Gaslamp area!

TV Guide (Twitter, Instagram) – Press outlet who interviews all your favorite stars.

Voodoo Ranger (Twitter, Instagram) – Voodoo Ranger will be bringing their delicious IPAs to a “pirate ship” behind the convention center this year.

*Section above will be updated as information becomes available.

Free Giveaways

The Geeky Hooker (Twitter) – The OG crocheter, she’ll once again be dropping nerdy crochet throughout the Gaslamp if you can find it.

Morgan (Twitter) – Critter drops during the con.

SDCC Unofficial Blog Prize Mule (Twitter) – Adventures of Prize Mule returns this year!

Sunny (Twitter) – Crochet buddies drops

*Section above will be updated as information becomes available.


Ace Parking (Twitter, Instagram) – Official parking vendor for San Diego Comic-Con, follow for any important parking updates.

Gaslamp Quarter (Twitter, Instagram) – A resource for all things in & around the convention area.

San Diego Airport (Twitter, Instagram) – You will likely fly in and out of here, or pick up friends, so follow their feed for airport updates.

San Diego Convention Center (Twitter, Instagram) – Official account of the home of SDCC and those amazing candy bars!

Visit San Diego (Twitter, Instagram) – The account for the San Diego Tourism Authority, with information on everything to do in and around San Diego.


Altitude Sky Lounge (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – One of the best views in downtown located in the Marriott Gaslamp.

The Blind Burro (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Mexican restaurant and bar located downtown.

Broken Yolk (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Famous breakfast location in SD.

Bub’s San Diego (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Fun spot for drinks or dinner, located near Petco Park.

Cafe 22 (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Another spot to stop for breakfast.

Cat Cafe (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Unwind from a long convention day with some furry friends and get something to eat!

Garage Kitchen + Bar (Twitter, Instagram, Address ) – Location of this years SDCC Unofficial Blog party.

Gaslamp Breakfast Company (Instagram, Address) – New breakfast location since the last SDCC.

Ghiradelli (Instagram, Address) – Stop by get some ice cream and chocolate, you might even get a treat just for stopping by.

Lolita’s Mexican Food (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Mexican restaurant right by Petco Park.

Lucky’s Lunch Counter (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Erin’s favorite restaurant, she recommends the BBQ Chicken Salad.

The Melt (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – New place that opened this year known for their grilled cheese, burgers, and mac & cheese.

Mission Brewery (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Downtown brewery and tasting room located at 14th & L Streets.

Nobu (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Sushi restaurant connected to the Hard Rock. Could be reservation only during SDCC so check before you go.

The Old Spaghetti Factory (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Popular Italian eatery in the Gaslamp.

Puesto (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Mexican Artisan Kitchen & Bar.

Richard Walker’s Pancake House (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – World-famous pancake house with an always long line (for a reason).

Rockin Baja Lobster (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Seafood-centric Mexican eats.

SD Food Trucks (Twitter) – These will likely be out and about in downtown.

Sweet Things (Twitter, Instagram, Address) – Need a cool down and want to pretend your at Disney for a moment stop by and get a dole whip or any of their tasty treats.

Follow your Hotel

Andaz San Diego (Twitter, Instagram)

Carte Hotel (Instagram)

Embassy Suites San Diego Bay (Instagram)

Hard Rock (Twitter, Instagram)

Hilton Bayfront (Twitter, Instagram) – Home of the Indigo Ballroom which holds several official panels and the Eisner Awards.

Hilton Gaslamp (Twitter, Instagram)

Hotel Indigo (Twitter, Instagram)

Hotel Republic (Twitter, Instagram)

InterContinental (Instagram)

Kimpton Alma (Instagram)

Manchester Grand Hyatt (Twitter, Instagram) – Location of the fulfillment room and the official art show.

Marriott Gaslamp (Twitter, Instagram)

Marriott Marina (Twitter, Instagram) – Where you pick of the official merch.

Omni (Instagram)

Residence Inn Gaslamp Quarter (Instagram)

Solamar (Instagram)

The US Grant (Twitter, Instagram)

The Westgate (Twitter, Instagram)

Westin Gaslamp (Twitter, Instagram)

The UBlog Team

Last but not least, follow our SDCCBlog team for the latest SDCC news & info!

San Diego Comic-Con (Twitter, Instagram)

Andy (Twitter)

Ben (Twitter)

Beth (Twitter)

Erin (Twitter)

Evic (Twitter)

James (Twitter)

Kara (Twitter)

Kerry (Twitter)

Kim (Twitter)

Lisa (Twitter)

Sarah (Twitter)

Shawn (Twitter)

Want to follow all of these accounts? We’ve made a helpful Twitter List that you can find here!

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