San Diego Comic-Con 2023 Events at Petco Park

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2023 Interactive Zone at Petco ParkComic-Con will be back in San Diego in 2023. The three-day conference, SDCC 2023, will be held Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23, 2023. Petco Park is always a must-visit during Comic-Con weekend, providing spectacles outside of the convention center for all, including those without a Comic-Con badge. This year, information has been slowly trickling in.

2023 Events at Petco Park

Hello Kitty Café Truck will be back at the Petco Interactive Zone for Comic-Con 2023. Hours: 10am-6pm except Sunday 10am-4pm.

GNC vitamin company will debut new flavors inspired by iconic Marvel superheroes: Captain America Birthday Cake, Iron Man S’Mores, and Black Panther Caramel Cookie, as reported by KPBS.

Look for “Attack of the Metallic Menace”, a ten foot metal monster created in the style of Kaiju monsters by Fandom. Paid for by The Real Cost, the FDA’s award-winning public education campaign to prevent youth from starting and continuing to use tobacco products.


Friday, July 21 – Not affiliated with the convention, the Jimmy Eat World / Manchester Orchestra concert.

2023 Comic Con Coverage

Is this a turning point for Comic-Con in San Diego? Major studios pull out, actors strike looms.
Marvel, the convention’s biggest attention-grabber every year, isn’t coming to San Diego. Other studios have pulled out, too. Actors might not be there. Experts question what it will mean.

San Diego Comic-Con 2023: Ticket prices, who’s going and who’s not
This year’s San Diego Comic-Con might not be the star-studded affair it usually is

What to do at San Diego Comic-Con if you don’t have a badge
Beyond the panels, parties, and vendors, there’s plenty to do during San Diego Comic-Con 2023, even if you don’t have a ticket.

Exhibitor List, Map for San Diego Comic-Con 2023 Revealed
Have you already started making your shopping list for San Diego Comic-Con 2023? Well, then there’s good news — you can start adding booth numbers.

Still waiting for details on this year’s Interactive Zone!

Past Comic-Con Events at Petco Park

Petco Park Interactive Zone

Immerse yourself in more than a dozen activities and activations in the parking lot across the street from Comic-Con, see things too big to fit in the San Diego Convention Center! Note: The Interactive Zone is open to the public.

2022 Nintendo will have a strong presence in the Petco Park Interactive Zone from Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 10am-6pm daily, and Sunday, July 24 from 10am-4pm. Fans will be allowed to demo new games (Nintendo Switch™ Sports, Mario Strikers™: Battle League, and Kirby™ and the Forgotten Land), pick up some cool takeaways and snap a Instagram-worthy photo or two.

“The Twilight Zone” Experience
- July 18-21, 2019
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.*
- Lexus Parking Lot (Petco Park’s “Interactive Zone”)
- Free

Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Car Lot
- July 18-21, 2019
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.*
- Lexus Parking Lot (Petco Park’s “Interactive Zone”)
- Free
Inflatable tube men, graphic novels, vintage pinball machines, photo opps, world’s smallest car, Landspeeder, Humvee made out of lotto tickets and much more.

Shark Week!
- July 18-21, 2019
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.*
- Free t-shirts
See Sharkzilla, the 40-foot shark!

Park At The Park

Impractical Jokers: Jokers Island - July 20, 2019 - Noon to 9 p.m. - Gallagher Square. (Petco Park) - Free After their panel at Comic-Con, the Impractical Jokers are returning to Petco Park for their 4th annual block party event. The Impractical Jokers, Sal Murr, Q, and Joe, will be spending the day meeting fans and celebrating with giveaways, food, silly fun and an exclusive viewing of the mid-season premiere before it airs on TV. With special guests DJ G Money and NSYNC’s Joey Fatone.

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