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The city of San Diego, California is known for a wide variety of reasons. Some travel this direction in pursuit of sandy beaches on shorelines soaked with sun. Others come this way to experience the fantastic culinary scene while still others make their way to indulge in the many museums, galleries, parks and marinas. While the scenery is stunning and the options for sightseeing or many, when it comes to entertainment, San Diego may just be known best as the city that hosts the famous San Diego Comic Con each and every year. ...

An International Gathering

Comic-Con International is one of the most highly anticipated events on the annual calendar in San Diego amongst those who have a passion for all things comic books, entertainment and beyond. This massive convention invites guests to arrive in costumes depicting their favorite characters and throughout the course of the convention offers up a chance to hear authors, creators, and comic masterminds speak, demonstrate their art, and sign apparel too. The San Diego Comic Con International functions as a non-profit organization, but over the years, guests and fans have simply shortened the name to the highly recognizable Comic-Con. While the themes and comics highlighted at each convention may change, the goal of this convention has long remained rooted in the original concept. Comic-Con is hosted to both foster awareness and appreciation for the comic art form that speaks to and inspires so many people across the globe.

2020 Convention Details

Comic-Con was first held in San Diego in 1970, and since that time has continued the tradition of celebrating comics and entertainment in a big way. In 2020, the fun continues with Comic-Con on the calendar for July 23-26th with participants making their way to the San Diego Convention Center where the event has been hosted for the past two decades. The Convention Center is located at 111 W Harbor Drive near downtown. Guests purchase entrance badges in advance, but once you`re in, the options are endless. Comic-Con hosts a large exhibit hall in addition to fan tables, press booths, an artist alley and much more! Fans of comic books flock to this convention in impressive numbers, making it a great place to share ideas and a common passion. If you are into comics, this will probably be one of the most fun things to do in San Diego for you.

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Location: San Diego Convention Center