San Diego Comic-Con returns in 2021. Despite recent news that the massive pop culture convention will go virtual in July, plans have changed. Comic-Con International has announced plans to host an in-person convention in 2021.
The three-day event titled “Comic-Con Special Edition” will take place over Thanksgiving weekend Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 26-28 at the San Diego Convention Center.
« We hope that by the fall, conditions will allow for larger public gatherings, ”the announcement said. ” Comic-Con Special Edition will be the first in-person convention produced by the organization since Comic-Con 2019, and the first since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The fall event will allow the organization to highlight all of the big things that make Comic-Con such a popular event every year, as well as generate much-needed revenue not only for the organization, but for them as well. local businesses and the community.
Organization spokesperson David Glanzer also highlighted the impact of quarantine on small businesses. “Hopefully this event will strengthen our financial reserves and mark a slow return to larger face-to-face gatherings in 2022.”
There are no additional details on badge costs or the ability to participate.