#09: The 2015 Comic-Con Campus!
It seems like every year Comic-Con International grows a bit more. This year there’s another new addition to what we like to call the “Comic-Con Campus,” a group of downtown programming venues that are outside of the Convention Center. We’ve put together a handy-dandy map to show you where they all are in relationship to the mothership: the San Diego Convention Center.
This year we feature 7 downtown locations for Comic-Con Programming. They are:
1. San Diego Convention Center (111 West Harbor Drive)
Headquarters for Comic-Con 2015: Exhibit Hall, Programming Rooms, Badge Pick-up, Anime, Autographs, Children’s Film Festival (Sunday only), some Games (15AB), Fan Culture Room (14A), Masquerade (20), Portfolio Review
2. Hilton San Diego Bayfront (One Park Blvd.)
Indigo Ballroom programming, Thursday–Saturday; Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Friday evening
3. Marriott Marquis and Marina Hotel (333 West Harbor Drive)
Comic-Con Merch T-shirt store (Marina Ballroom D, 3rd level); Comic Creator Connection (Thursday and Sunday, Santa Rosa Room); Nintendo Lounge (San Diego Ballroom); Volunteer registration (Marina Ballroom G, 3rd level)
4. Manchester Grand Hyatt (One Market Place)
Blood Drive (Grand C); CCI-IFF (Film Festival, Grand D); Comic-Con Hospitality Suite (Coronado AB); Fan Meeting Rooms (Cortez Hill, Torrey Hills, Golden Hill); Films (Coronado DE); Games (America’s Cup A, B-D, AC Foyer, Coronado C, Cove, Hillcrest A-D, Mission A-C, Ocean, Pier, Regatta, Solana AB); Her Universe Fashion Show (Thursday only, Harbor); Programming Premiums (Grand AB); Xbox Lounge (Seaport D-H).
5. Horton Grand Theatre (444 4th Ave.)
Ticketed programming events (tickets are free), Thursday through Saturday
6. Omni San Diego (675 L St.)
Playback room (panel rebroadcasts from Hall H and Ballroom 20)
7. San Diego Central Library (330 Park Blvd.)
Educational programs (Shiley Events Suite, 9th floor); Podcasts and Web Series programs (Neil Morgan Auditorium, ground level); Art of Comic-Con Gallery Exhibition (Gallery, 9th floor). The official address for the Central Library is 330 Park Blvd., however for the Auditorium, it's better to enter off of 11th Ave., by K St.
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