ACE parking for Comic-Con 2024 🚗

Get ready to secure a parking spot with ACE Parking’s lottery system. Read on for all the details on how to ensure you’re part of the action!

Attention all Comic-Con enthusiasts! ACE Parking is back again this year to streamline your parking experience with their lottery system. On May 8, 2024, at 10 AM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), registration opens for your chance to snag a prime parking spot close to all the convention action. 

Entries will be accepted by ACE Parking until June 9, with the lottery drawing taking place on June 10. Those lucky winners can mark their calendars for June 17, as that’s tentatively when the first group sale is targeted to begin. And fear not, even if you’re not in the initial groups, history suggests there will still be plenty of permits available when sales open to the general public. Remember, to ensure fairness, each valid credit card can submit up to two entries, allowing you to double your chances of success.

Review more information on ACE Parking’s website, then secure your spot by visiting the sign-up form below.

For any inquiries, reach out to

Calendar dates

Parking Lottery Registration Period
May 8, 2024 (10:00 AM PDT) – June 9, 2024

Lottery Drawing
June 10, 2024

First Group Sale
June 17, 2024 – tentative

General Public Sale
(post-First Group sale)


Curious about parking for Comic-Con? Check out the FAQ section below, with info taken directly from ACE Parking’s own website, for answers to your top questions.

If you need more info, head to ACE Parking’s website for an extended FAQ.

 What is the link to the site selling the permits?

ACE Parking is releasing the link to the site that will be selling the permits ahead of time so you can familiarize yourself with it and set up an account in the system if you choose. The permits will be sold through their reservation website at

The link to the page that will be selling the permits in the system is

Credit cards are not stored on the site, and the site is entirely PCI compliant.

What are the operating hours for the lots?

Most lots will open for drive-up business at the times below. However, there may be cases when the lots open for permit holders only and do not open for drive-up sales until later in the morning. Each lot is different and works to maintain a balance between the reserved spaces and extra inventory.

Convention Center, Hilton Bayfront garage, Padres Parkade, Diamond View Towers: 5 am – 2 am

Tailgate Park, Triangle, MTS: 5 am – 2 am

What is the refund policy for Comic-Con parking reservations?

ACE Parking allows refunds up to ten days before the start of Comic-Con. No refunds will be permitted within ten days of the event. A $10.00 refund fee will apply for any valid refunds processed before the 10-day blackout period.

Does my permit include in-and-out privileges for the day?

No, ACE Parking does not allow in-and-out privileges. If you leave the lot, your space will become available for another drive-up customer to park in.

Can I make a copy of my permit and give it to my friend?

No. The permits are lot-specific and can only be redeemed once. If a copy is found, the vehicle will be ticketed. If you’ve copied your permit and given it to a friend, the second permit scanned will be in violation, which may be your car. The permits are barcoded, and lot enforcement personnel will make the rounds scanning/redeeming them.

Handicap Parking?

ADA spaces are first-come, first-served. The Convention Center and Hilton Bayfront are the best choices for ADA parking.

Remember, these are just a few of the top questions from ACE Parking’s extended FAQ. If your question isn’t answered here, please visit ACE Parking’s website for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC), organizer of Comic-Con, does not receive any revenue from the sale of these parking stalls, nor has any input on how the parking stalls are allocated or what rates are charged. This service is provided entirely by the parking companies themselves. SDCC provides this information as a courtesy to our attendees only.