Announced today, VH1 Classic will be presenting the 1st official Welcome Party for Comic-Con attendees, Dawn of the Con, with festivities hosted by horror film icon, Rob Zombie.

The event will take place at Petco Park, from 5:30 – 11pm on Thursday, 7/12.  The event is FREE but a Comic-Con badge is required for entrance.  See below for details from VH1:

“Dawn of the Con” promises to be a night full of fantasy, science fiction, monsters and heavy metal. The night will be jam-packed with activities including: a digital photo area where you can pose next to the drag racer from Rob Zombie’s video “Dragula,” hourly limited-edition giveaways of one-of-a-kind illustrated collectible posters, and a T-shirt bar where attendees can choose from different limited-edition custom shirt designs and have them pressed on the spot. Additionally, partygoers will get numerous sneak peeks from Zombie, including a preview of his new music project, to be released August 7th featuring unique remixes of Rob Zombie’s classic hits by today’s top DJ talent.

Source: PR Newswire