Weekly Update – June 27

Welcome to our weekly post summarizing all the announcements from this past week!  Here’s what’s new…

Screenings

 

Psych the Musical
Wednesday, July 17th at the Reading Cinemas Gaslamp (701 5th Ave.)
Doors open at 10pm, Screening starts at midnight. Register for your ticket, although a ticket doesn’t guarantee entry.
From the USA Network: “It’ll be an unforgettable evening of song, dance and Psych-O solidarity, featuring exclusive giveaways, complimentary concessions, cast appearances, and plenty of pineapple-infused fun. So don’t be a silly goose – reserve your free ticket to the screening now.”

Black Sails Sneak Screening
8:30pm on Thursday, July 18, also at the Reading Cinemas (701 5th Ave.) An early screening of Black Sails premiere that will air on Starz in January of 2014. The first 200 people in line get a wristband to attend the after-party. RSVP Required

Adult Swim Funhouse

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…will be located in the parking lot next to Petco Park (near the pedestrian bridge to the Hilton Bayfront).  It will be open Thursday – Saturday from 5-10pm.  Tickets for entry will be given out starting at 4pm. A test run of the funhouse was done in Georgia earlier this year and the Rancho Cocoa blog has details and more photos. The funhouse will be an 18+ event.

BaseStation

The GameSpot & CNET BaseStation has put up their RSVP link: Click Here.  They are once again at Lou & Mickey’s restaurant, right outside the convention center on 5th.  There will be lots of giveaways, trivia contests, free food, charging stations — its just a great place to kick-back and take a break from the con-mania.

Contests

The Kick Ass 2, Justice Forever site offers a chance to win a 2-night trip for two to Comic-Con and entry into a private party.  Sign up here!

The Walking Dead Escape is holding a contest to win 2 Survivor tickets to their Petco Park obstacle course, click here to enter via their Facebook page.

Blood Drive

The San Diego Blood Bank donation center will be inside the Omni Hotel this year (675 L Street), in their Grand Ballroom.  You can make an appointment in advance, or walk-up during the convention.  They will be drawing blood from 9AM to 6PM, Thurs – Sat and to 3PM on Sunday.  In past year’s they have had some cool giveaways for donors, including True Blood swag.
Donation appointment links: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

MTV’s Party in the Park

The Teen Wolf cast will join the cast of MTV2’s Guy Code at Petco Park on Thursday, July 18 at 7pm.  The Party in the Park will feature live performances, free food and drinks, along with the taping of “Guy Code Honors,” a television special which will premiere on MTV and MTV2 Sunday, July 21. Performers are still TBA. The event is free, but you will need a Comic-Con badge to enter.