The Official Party Guide To Comic-Con 2010!

by guestofaguest · July 21, 2010

[Photo via] Most people think Comic Con is a just a long weekend getaway that comes but once a year where people go to dork out with each other. But there's more to this retreat to nerd's paradise in San Diego than you might think. It's not just about dressing up like your favorite sci-fi characters, super heroes and meet & greets with the actors who play them. No, no, Comic Con is a place for some full-fledged raging. The weekend is loaded with parties for you to get your freak on and our Official Party Guide To Comic Con 2010 tells you best ones to hit.  So pack up your light sabers, capes, and Spock ears -- it's time to do keg stands and makeout with some sexy stormtroopers, y'all!

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Threadless Comics-On Tees Series Launch Party 336 6th Ave San Diego, CA

Thursday July 22, 7:30pm-9:30pm: Threadless is an awesome spot for finding the best tees around. Guests can expect a first look at what designs they have coming up at the Industry Showroom. The event is free and you can even win some cool stuff. RSVP and early arrival is strongly suggested. -

MARVEL vs. CAPCOM 3 Comic-Con Party with Big Boi 207 5th Ave San Diego, CA

Thursday July 22, 8:00pm-11:00pm: Check out the Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Comic-Con party with performances by Big Boi from Outkast and DJ Rocky Rock.

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BOOM! Studios Drink Up 1 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA 92101

Thursday July 22, 9:00pm-11:00pm: Celebrating Boom Studio’s 5th anniversary, this party requires no invite or RSVPs and is right next door to the Convention Center at the Hilton Bayfront. 21+

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Joel McHale Stand Up Show 2241 Shelter Island Drive San Diego, CA 92106

Friday July 23, 6:30am-8:00am: McHale will preform two stand up shows at Humphrey's Concerts By the Bay for the "Community" panel. Pre-purchasing tickets is suggested.

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The Tweet House 910 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101

Friday July 23, 5:00pm- Saturday July 24, 1:00am: The massive USS Midway will be holding this event that includes both panels about harnessing Social Media and a huge party. Video mash-up artist, Mike Relm, will be DJing the event and celebrities such as Levar Burton, Tyrese Gibson, and Brent Spiner are scheduled to attend. Pre-purchasing tickets is suggested.

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City Of Heroes Party 207 5th Ave San Diego, CA 92101

Friday July 23, 7:30pm-11:00pm: The makers of the hit PC game, "City of Heroes", are in town for their San Diego Comic-Con panel and throwing a party at the Hard Rock Hotel. There will be raffles and refreshments. RSVP suggested.

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Marked Men Party 1492 N. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101

Friday July 23, 8:00pm- Saturday July 24, 1:00am: This pirate-themed event takes place on a full-size pirate ship replica and looks like a must-attend for any pirate fan. Pre-purchasing tickets is suggested.

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The Zombie Walk 4th and Broadway San Diego, CA

Saturday July 24, 6:00pm-7:00pm: The Zombie Walk returns to SDCC for another fun and free event. All ages are welcome and you don’t even have to be attending Comic-Con to join in. People get awesome Zombie face-paint and travel the streets of San Diego in a giant pack.

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X-Sanguin 9 Fail-Safe Party 197 Horton Plaza San Diego, CA 92101

Saturday July 24, 8:30pm-Sunday July 25, 3:00am: This huge zombie/fallout themed bash includes a dance floor, 3 DJ’s, and the chance to explore San Diego’s catacombs if you purchase VIP tickets. Pre-purchasing tickets is suggested.

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Comic Concert 2228 Bacon Street, Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA

Sunday July 25, 7:30pm-9:00om: Dream Street Live and ComicsOnline host the second annual geek-rock concert that includes geek comedy band Random Gibberish, L.A. based rock band, The Megas, Seattle’s geek rock specialists, Kirby Krackle, and special guests that are TBA. Tickets are $10 (at the door) and the event is 21+.