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San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center

Convention Center, Event Space, and Arts & Entertainment
Marina, San Diego
  • Edzel R.
    "It's time to get your geek on this Comic Con"(6 Tips)
    Kristian O.
    "Check out Comicon, it is THE must attend geekfest, if you..."(2 Tips)
    Shanie B.
    "You put your left leg in."(3 Tips)
    Roger M.
    "The front staircase is perfect (about 100 steps each way)!"(3 Tips)
104 Tips and reviews
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  • Visit San Diego
    Visit San DiegoOctober 18, 2010
    There is a restaurant conceirge service located in front of Hall C. They can help you with making reservations or answer any questions about the local restaurants in Gaslamp Quarter or beyond!
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaMarch 11, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Looking for a nice spot to do cardio? The front staircase is perfect (about 100 steps each way)!
    Upvoted Jul 22
  • Bob B.
    Bob Bretall3 weeks ago
    The convention center needs to install more benches/seating all around the convention center. They are WAY behind every other convention center I have been to in public seating.
    FanCons.comJanuary 21, 2012
    When there's a big convention, it can be tough getting a seat for lunch. Plan to eat at off-times like 11am or 2pm and you'll have a much easier time.
  • Visit San Diego
    Visit San DiegoOctober 18, 2010
    Did you know there are twoStarbucks located in the Convention Center? You can find them in front of Hall A and Hall E. Check to see if they are open and enjoy your latte!
  • Scott R.
    Scott R.March 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Northern facing stairs by the exterior 'elevator' the best stair workout in town. Great views at the top and bring your camera!
  • Shawn
    ShawnJanuary 6, 2015
    Went for the International Car Show. Great way to kill a few hours and shop every local type of car in one stop, and see some fancy old ones.
  • Leila S.
    Leila SamiiOctober 29, 2014
    This place is such a beautiful venue for a conference. The view of the ocean is incredible and the yachts make it even better.
  • SE
    SEJuly 31, 2015
    Perfect location! Served very well! Book in advance if you are coming over for something down here! 💯
  • Irving M.
    Irving MartinezJuly 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    San Diego Convention Center has been my mecca for almost 2 decades. But with the large influx of people... perhaps ARTERY style quick pace LANES ought to be created for traffic to flow better. Read more
  • Stephanie A.
    Stephanie AlvaOctober 9, 2016
    Beautiful views, amazing customer service on sight, and all around lovely facility
  • Jenni M.
    Jenni MelvilleJuly 31, 2011
    If you're looking for a San Diego adventure such as a harbor cruise, water taxi, or even a private yacht charter, check out Flagship Cruises and Events!
  • Sauce H.
    Sauce HoundAugust 7, 2012
    There are 100 steps on the harbor drive side and 112 steps on the back stairs and I wanted to puke on every single stair.
  • Chobani
    ChobaniOctober 11, 2011
    This place is huge! Grab a coffee and a protein-packed snack to help you navigate. Then refuel with fish tacos at Tin Fish, just across the street.
    WeatherZombie.comJuly 19, 2011
    Weather Zombie loves San Diego. The forecast = 99% chance of awesome. So much easier than other parts of the world. Read more
  • Paul C.
    Paul CamperosMarch 5, 2015
    By the sea port. No many eating óptions but close to many restaurants. Amicable convention áreas.
  • 💋JinkyJane✈✈✈🇺🇸
    💋JinkyJane✈✈✈🇺🇸July 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Lots of classes to choose from to get instructor certifications...
  • Paige D.
    Paige DellArmiJune 2, 2011
    Make sure to stop by Hilton Gaslamp and relax on their patio.... Of course with a drink!
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussMay 14, 2015
    Bright. Tons of natural light one of the best located conventions centers anywhere.
  • Nicholas D.
    Nicholas De La TorreApril 10, 2013
    This place is HUGE! I suggest you get your Starbucks coffee before you arrive.
  • Ken D.
    Ken DaviesMarch 6, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    If you walk backwards ib the lobby from halls c-d and look up you'll see a hidden painting of mark Terry catching a giant hallibut
  • Yussell E.
    Yussell EugenioSeptember 21, 2012
    Huge and Beautiful Convention center.
  • Michele N.
    Michele NeylonJuly 28, 2015
    It's huge, so check which part of it you're meant to be in
  • Sean M.
    Sean MillerAugust 7, 2016
    Walking up and down the stairs is a great way to get some exercise.
    Upvoted Jul 21
  • Boxfire Press
    Boxfire PressSeptember 9, 2011
    The home of Comic-Con, need we say more? Take the trolley to avoid looking for parking.
  • Republican National Convention
    The 36th Republican presidential nominating convention was held August 12–15, 1996 at the San Diego Convention Center. Kansas Senator Robert J. Dole was nominated for president.
  • deviantART
    deviantARTJuly 11, 2012
    Stop by Artists' Alley and see the incredibly talented artists who have traveled to San Diego from around the globe. Show your support for artists and the comic arts! We're proud to be a sponsor!
    PainPoint.comJuly 21, 2011
    geek/gēk/Noun 1. A person with an eccentric devotion to a particular interest.
  • Brian I.
    Brian IbarraNovember 16, 2014
    So many cool things to come for and if you can just walk
  • Spencer V.
    Spencer VerzosaSeptember 10, 2014
    We stair climbing again!! Let's go!!!
  • Matt D.
    Matt DickerJuly 19, 2011
    Come here for Comic-Con, the best annual pop culture event in the country.
  • Penny M.
    Penny McLeanJuly 21, 2013
    Be nice and don't push people! Look for wheelchairs & strollers
  • Kelsey H.
    Kelsey HeaterJuly 27, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The convention center is a beautiful, beautiful place!
  • Tony D.
    Tony DeanDecember 12, 2013
    If you're coming in to town for COMIC-CON park and take the trolley.
  • Dani D.
    Dani De WaldJuly 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Sdcc 2013, arrive by 3am in order to get in line for events.
  • Kristian O.
    Kristian OdlandJune 23, 2010
    Check out Comicon, it is THE must attend geekfest, if you love movies, TV, Video Games & Comic Books
  • Lorrie K.
    Lorrie KlossnerJuly 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Carry your backpack in front of you so you don't knock people over in these crowds
  • Skill3D
    Skill3DJuly 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Did you know showering is common courtesy? At least hose yourself down with some deodorant, nerds.
  • Margaret C.
    Margaret ComeauJanuary 6, 2016
    It is a nice place but the food is terrible. Everything was overpriced and most of it was deep fried and/or loaded with cheese. NOT healthy.
  • Sergio C.
    Sergio ChavezMarch 9, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    If you walk on your hands, your balls will flip over your weiner in Hall H.
  • Spencer V.
    Spencer VerzosaSeptember 3, 2014
    Stairs is good!!!
  • Nasara G.
    Nasara GApril 9, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Join Sirius Fitness as we "Do" the Killer Stairs EVERY Sunday Morning at 8AM!! or
  • Black Nerd Comedy
    Black Nerd ComedySeptember 29, 2011
    I go here every year for Comic-Con. It's my nerd mecca!
  • 30 Minutes Or Less
    30 Minutes Or LessJuly 5, 2011
    Fire alarms are so 1990. Nothing moves you up in a line like cold hard cash. Start negotiating. #DontBlowIt
  • Revolution
    RevolutionJuly 11, 2012
    What would you do in a world without electricity? Find out with Revolution:
  • Jacqueline C.
    Jacqueline CarlaJuly 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Where comfortable shoes
    KENDRICK KIMNovember 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Here for the national association of realtors conference
    KENDRICK KIMNovember 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    National Association of Realtors conference here from November 13-16
    KENDRICK KIMNovember 16, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Here for the last day of the national association of realtors expo and conference
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SupertJuly 23, 2015
    Nice place but not many options for food inside. They don't even have machines for sofa or water.
  • Javier J.
    Javier JimenezAugust 20, 2016
  • Andrew P.
    Only been here for SDCC, but the place is HUGE!!
  • Elizabeth M.
    Elizabeth McMillanApril 25, 2013
    FedEx office onsite, if you need it. Starbucks was NEVER open!
  • Alex D.
    Alex DobyanSeptember 18, 2015
    Can't speak for Comic-Con, but the Auto Show rocked.
  • Edzel R.
    Edzel RebamontanJuly 21, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    It's time to get your geek on this Comic Con
  • Anthony R.
    Anthony RodriguezJuly 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Doing the Chavez- Davies maneuver will surely get you noticed in Hall H.
  • Jim S.
    Jim SepeFebruary 1
    Dig deep guys and buy a few chairs for the lobby. Sheesh.
  • Kelly S.
    Kelly SchusslerNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Lots of Starbucks.... But they don't take Starbucks gift cards!!!!!
  • Sean K.
    Sean KirklandJuly 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    As mayor of the nerds,i demand that you erect a statue in my honor.
  • Linda M.
    Linda MiklowitzDecember 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Five avenues wide at least from 5th to 1st.
  • Comedy Central
    Comedy CentralJuly 13, 2012
    Can you spot a better Comedy Central inspired costume than this Workaholics get up? Read more
  • Perette G.
    Perette GodwinJuly 23, 2016
    GOONIES!! #sdcc
  • Srini V.
    Srini VenkataramaniDecember 6, 2011
    Starbucks inside is not always open. Walk across the street for coffee.
  • TONY A.
    TONY ADIVARIJuly 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    This is the greatest convention in all the world!
  • James T.
    James TanagrasJuly 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Everyone remember to take a damn shower. :)
  • San Diego Convention Center
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  • Thawee S.
    Thawee SongpatanasilpSeptember 18, 2011
    Nice conference mall, but every food are expensive
  • Victoria R.
    !!!!! <3 <3 <3 paradise, geek paradise
  • samir b.
    samir bhavnaniMay 8, 2010
    Chris Keith's CrossFit 619 workout is a killer way to start a weekend.
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RaeJuly 21, 2011
    If you run without moving your arms it looks like you're walking.
  • Michael G.
    San Diego Comic-Con!!!
  • Dan G.
    Dan GarzaJuly 24, 2011
    Please remember to bathe, brush and use deodorant. Batman would.
  • @chrisinboston M.
    Media Junkyard at Comic Con! That's where it's at!
  • Jackie
    JackieAugust 14, 2012
    Unleash Your Talent!!
  • gummibunny
    gummibunnyJuly 22, 2011
    Careful with my stroller, I'll run you over. ;)
  • Aolani S.
    Aolani SmytheJuly 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The best ever from preview day until the last day!! San Diego Comic Con International at San Diego Convention is the most epic comic convention in the world. Shown were the casts of Teen Wolf <3
  • Chris M.
    Chris McFarlandJuly 26, 2011
    A good place to have a massive convention Read more
  • justinstoned
    justinstonedJuly 23, 2011
    Bring a Map.
  • Lauren
    LaurenJuly 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Avoid any lines for halls that have the Twilight panel. No exceptions unless you're willing to arrive three days early.
  • DJ Latin Prince ✔ 
    DJ Latin Prince ✔ November 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Comic-Con!! Yes!
  • Jeffrey L.
    Jeffrey LobaughJuly 15, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    ComiCon - Pee before you come...
  • Crix L.
    Crix LeeJuly 21, 2011
  • Mike P.
    Mike PietrusinskiAugust 3, 2016
    Dvamg,,,z, g vmo
  • Brad A.
    Brad AMarch 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get in line for hall H now !!
  • Robert G.
    Robert GiudiceFebruary 15, 2011
    Watch out for forklifts and boom trucks!
  • Mad P.
    Mad PoetessJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    And you shake it all about!
  • Bee P.
    Bee PanyasithApril 11, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    #chuck panel in '09 was awesome! jeffster rocked it!
  • rimsha t.
    rimsha taqdeesJuly 23, 2011
    comic con! south park ;)
  • Egbert O.
    Egbert OostburgJuly 15, 2011
    Vote to keep Comic-Con in San Diego...
  • justinstoned
    justinstonedJuly 23, 2011
    Map. Get one.
  • Sergio C.
    Sergio ChavezSeptember 25, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Yerba Mate'
  • Kimera K.
    Kimera KincaidJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    You put your left leg in!
  • Kenya W.
    Kenya WatsonJanuary 3, 2010
    Check out the international car show and comic con when you get a chance
  • Jackie O.
    Jackie OmiatJuly 24, 2011
    Comic con!
  • Shanie B.
    Shanie BJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    You put your left leg in.
  • Mad P.
    Mad PoetessJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Put your left leg out.
  • Benedict C.
    Benedict CorpuzJuly 20, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Welcome to #NERDMAGEDDON
  • Eventsplug
    EventsplugSeptember 23, 2011
    business travel isn't as bad in san diego
  • Valerie D.
    Valerie De La RosaJuly 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
  • Darcy M.
    Darcy MaríOctober 31, 2015
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