San Diego: Your Guide to the Comic Convention

San Diego: Your Guide to the Comic Convention

San Diego, get ready for the biggest event of the year, when Downtown is transformed into a comic book and everyone is dressed to impress. Drivers will be joining the fun and lookout for our Lyft ambassador team who will be handing out goodies in Gaslamp Quarter.

Tips For Getting to and From the Event

Need a ride from the airport? We’ll get you to the Convention Center faster than the speed of light. However, with over 130,000 people congregating Downtown, transportation can get a little tricky. Here are a few ways to ease your transportation easier:

  1. Walk a few blocks away from the crowd. Getting away from the craziness before requesting a ride results in a faster pickup, lower fares, and an easier process for finding your driver.

  2. Share a Lyft ride, split your payment. Heading out with a few friends? Save time and money by sharing a Lyft ride! Learn how to split your payment.

  3. Leave early or schedule your ride. Give yourself a little breathing room by leaving early. You can also plan in advance with our scheduled rides feature. Set, forget, and focus on the festivities.

Offsite Events: Exclusive Discounts for Lyft Passengers

Game of Thrones: The Musical
Tenth Avenue Arts Center, 930 Tenth Ave.

TV’s favorite hit drama is re-imagined for the stage as a parody musical. The musical production begins Thursday, July 20 and will perform eight shows through Sunday, July 23. Tickets range from $30 for general admission up to $99 for Platinum Experience (which includes reserved seating, open bar all night, a digital soundtrack, and a signed poster). Use coupon code LYFT10 for 10% off all ticket packages.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit gotthemusical.com.

Heroes Brew Fest
Waterfront Park, 1600 Pacific Hwy

On Saturday, July 22nd, just steps away from the Convention Center is Heroes Brew Fest. Attendees can enjoy over 50 types of beer from popular craft breweries, exhibits from leading comic book artists, augmented reality integration, and special headlining performance from Kristian Nairn, AKA Hodor from Game Of Thrones. Tickets range from $24 for general admission up to $99 for Superhero VIP, which includes unlimited beers all day, early access, private seating with shade and viewing, private restrooms, and amenities. Lyft passengers get $10 off all ticket packages with code LYFTHERO.

Plus, if you arrive in a Lyft ride, Heroes Brew Fest will have directions on how get to the front entrance! Dress to impress as there will be a Costumed Crusader Contest. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit heroesbrewfest.com

East Village Special Offers for Comic Convention Attendees

Explore East Village and show your event badge for special offers from the participating East Village member businesses below.

  1. 10 Barrel Brewing, 1501 E Street: $5 off your bill of $15 or more.
  2. Beshock Ramen and Sake Bar, 288 Market Street: free Cajun chicken karaage with purchase of ramen.

  3. Bondar’s Coffee and Sweets, 722 11th Avenue: 15% off the bill.

  4. Level 9, Hotel Indigo, 509 9th Avenue: 20% off the bill.

  5. MAK Cleaners, 5 locations in downtown: same-day services available before 9:30 AM.

  6. Mission Brewery, 1441 L Street: $5 drink special.

  7. Monkey Paw Brewing, 805 16th Street: 20% off the bill.

  8. Nekter Juice Bar, 69 Market Street: 10% off your purchase of any acai bowls, smoothies, or juice cleanse.

  9. Tavern + Bowl East Village, 930 Market Street: 20% off the bill.

  10. The Library Shop, 330 Park Boulevard: 20% off your entire purchase.

  11. The Tilted Kilt, 310 Tenth Avenue: $5 Bud Light.

  12. You & Yours Distilling Co., 1495 G Street: $5 cocktail — “Eastside of the Village Cocktail," with Sunday Gin, lime, cucumber, and mint.

For more information, visit eastvillagesandiego.com.

Think you’re ready? Suit up. Head out. Have fun!


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