Again, here are all the parties that most of us ARE NOT invited to. Oh well. It’s nice to dream. If anyone has hints on getting into any of the “invite only” parties, let us know.


The list comes from THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER:


• Fandango press party. 4-6 p.m., Café Sevilla, 353 Fifth Ave. RSVP required.

• Fourth Annual Enchantment Under the SDCC. 7-11 p.m., Analog Bar, 801 Fifth Ave. (all ages)

• HitFix Comic-Con Kick-Off Party. 9 p.m., Hotel Solamar, 435 Sixth Ave. RSVP required.



• Wired Cafe. Annual talent and VIP private lounge, featuring live DJ, food and drinks as an escape from the crowds. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Omni Hotel Palm Terrace, 675 L St. Invitation only.

• MTV Fandom Awards and MTV Fan Fest. Featuring food, drinks, games and giveaways. 6:30 p.m., Petco Park, 19 Tony Gwynn Way. Free and open to all SDCC badge holders; first come, first serve.

• Fandom’s Comic-Con party. 7-11 p.m., Float Rooftop Bar at the Hard Rock, 207 Fifth Ave. Invitation only.

• IGN’s Heroes vs. Villains party. 8 p.m., FLUXX Lounge, 500 Fourth Ave. Invitation only.

• Nerd HQ Fan Party. 10 p.m., New Children’s Museum, 200 West Island Ave. Free, 18 and over admitted at the door.

• Nerdist, Geek & Sundry and Lionsgate present Power Rangers party. 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Petco Park, 19 Tony Gwynn Way. Invitation only.


FRIDAY, July 22

• The Gotham Group’s Annual Comic-Con Lunch. Co-hosted with DarkHorse Entertainment and Marvel Animation. 1-4 p.m., Sovereign Kitchen, 467 Fifth Ave. Invitation only.

• BuzzFeed and The CW’s Super Power Hour. Featuring superhero talent from Supergirl,DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Vixen, The Flash, Arrow and BuzzFeed standards rooftop beer pong, GIF booth, DJ and superhero-themed bars. 5 p.m., Altitude Sky Lounge at the Marriott Gaslamp Quarter, 660 K St. Invitation only.

• Universal Cable Productions cocktail reception. 6-9 p.m., Omnia, 454 Sixth Ave. RSVP required.

• Starz’s cocktail party for Ash vs. Evil Dead and American Gods. Featuring stars Bruce Campbell, Lucy Lawless, Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Lee Majors, Pablo Schreiber and more. 6-8 p.m., Rustic Root Rooftop, 535 Fifth Ave. RSVP required. 

• Warner Bros. Television annual media mixer. 7-9 p.m., Float Rooftop Bar at the Hard Rock, 207 Fifth Ave. RSVP required.

• The IMDB Yacht Party presented by TCL. Guests include Kevin Smith. 7:30-10 p.m., The IMDB Yacht at Fifth Avenue Landing, 600 Convention Way. RSVP required.

• Fox, FX, 20th Century Fox Television, 20th Century Fox Television Home Entertainment and Fox Networks Group Comic-Con Party on Friday, July 22 at 9 p.m. at the Andaz in San Diego. Invite Only.

• Nickelodeon and The Splat present a night with Marc Summers and Double Dare. 9 p.m.-12 a.m., Fluxx Nightclub, 500 Fourth Ave. RSVP required.

• Syfy’s The Magicians cocktail party.  Featuring series stars Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil, Rick Worthy and Jade Tailor. 9 p.m, Hotel Solamar, 435 Sixth Ave. Invitation only.

• Nerd HQ annual star-studded bash. Dancing starts at 10 p.m. as this party goes into the morning light. New Children’s Museum, 200 W. Island Ave. RSVP only.



• Bill Prady’s (The Big Bang Theory) annual Cocktails at Comic-Con meet-up. 3-7 p.m., The Pool Club at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd. Invitation only.

• Out of This World Afternoon With Neil deGrasse Tyson. 4-6 p.m., JSix Restaurant at Hotel Solamar, 616 J Street. RSVP required.

• Funny or Die’s first Comic-Con party. Prom-themed bash presented by HBO’s Vice Principals. Guest expected: Danny McBride, Walton Goggins and Jody Hill. 6 p.m.-12 a.m., Quartyard San Diego, 1102 Market St. Invitation only.

• NBC Digital Network. Featuring talent from Blindspot, Emerald City, Grimm, Powerless and Timeless. 7-9 p.m., Rooftop of the Andaz Hotel, 600 F. St. Invitation only.

• Entertainment Weekly‘s annual star-studded Comic-Con closing night celebration. 9 p.m., Float at the Hard Rock Hotel, 207 Fifth Ave. Invitation only.

• Nerd HQ Dance the Night Away Party. 10 p.m., New Children’s Museum, 200 West Island Ave. Free, 18 and over admitted at the door.

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