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

In Guides by Kim Twombly9 Comments

"Super Twitter", by angelascanio at deviantART

“Super Twitter”, by angelascanio at deviantART

In our series of which Twitter accounts to follow (see also Inside Comic-Con) we bring you the lists below to help you in staying up-to-date with outside events and parties, virals, celebrity sightings, and other things to do during SDCC.

News, Updates & Events

Nerdist @nerdist – Get daily updates on the Nerdist House schedule, as well as cool coverage during the show.

San Diego Blood Bank @sdbloodbank – Give blood during SDCC!

SyFy @syfy  – Syfy tends to go all out for San Diego Comic-Con — and this year looks to be no different. We expect you to be able to find them all over the Gaslamp.

FANDOM @getFANDOM – They host one of the hottest parties at Comic-Con, and they’ll also be at “The Experience” over in the Petco parking lot.

Impractical Jokers @truTVJokers – The Impractical Jokers return with their Block Party for 2018, so it’s a good idea to follow along for updates.

Birch Aquarium @birch_aqurium – This year, they have a cool new permanent exhibit called  Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collection that you can head to during Comic-Con.

Team Coco @TeamCoco – The Conan tapings are possibly the hottest ticket in town – and you should definitely be following along for giveaways, fun updates, and more.


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

Gaslamp Quarter @GaslampQuarter – A resource for all things in & around the convention area.

Visit San Diego @visitsandiego – The account for the San Diego Tourism Authority, with information on everything to do in and around San Diego.

Ace Parking @AceParking – Official parking vendor for San Diego Comic-Con, follow for any important parking updates.


Altitude Sky Lounge ‏@AltitudeSky – One of the best views in downtown.

BarleyMash @barleymashsd – A large restaurant and bar located right up the main Gaslamp street, 5th Avenue.

Bubs SanDiego @BubsBallpark – Another fun spot for drinks or dinner, located near Petco Park.

The Field ‏ @FieldIrishPub – An Irish pub and restaurant located up 5th Ave.

Gaslamp Strip Club ‏ @gaslampsteaks – Slightly fancier dining where you cook your own steak.

Mission Brewery @MissionBrewery – Downtown brewery and tasting room located at 14th & L Streets.

SDFoodTrucks ‏ @SDFoodTrucks These will likely be out and about in downtown.

Follow your Hotel!

Hilton Bayfront ‏ @HiltonBayfront – Home of the Indigo Ballroom and host of several official San Diego Comic-Con panels.

The UBlog Team

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

The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog @SD_Comic_Con
Andy @SDCCWackyWags
Ben @HelloBK
Beth @TrekkieBeth
Evic @evico
James @danregal
Kara @Kara_SDCC
Kerry @kerrydixon
Kim ‏@OutsideComicCon
Lisa @sdccgotgirl
Sarah ‏@rufusbear
Shawn ‏@ParksandCons