Thursday, July 21, 2011
Comic-Con 2011: South Park Invades Downtown San Diego
The Ultimate South Park Fan Experience kicks off today in downtown San Diego. The "Year of the Fan" celebration includes 3 days of events and best of all, the events are free and open to the public (no badge required).
Some of the events include: life-size replica of "South Park" Avenue, interactive stations, photo booth, museum, memorabilia, stage with karaoke, costume and trivia contests, movie screenings,Big Wheel Fan Prix race track, school cafeteria, confessional booth, ticket giveaways to "The Book of Mormon" and more!
To kick off the experience, there will be a grand opening parade that starts at 12:30 pm at 5th & K leading up to the opening at 1pm. The area will then be open until 7pm, and will again be open on Friday and Saturday from 10am-7pm.
On Friday night at 8pm, there will be outdoor screenings of South Park The Movie and the unaired pilot of the show. There's also a costume contest on Saturday (signup from 2:30-3pm, contest at 4pm) as well as a free shuttle service on the South Park school bus.
The entire experience takes place at 450 2nd Avenue (at 1st Avenue & J Street). The area is the parking lot across the street from The Harbor Club (aka the "lipstick towers".)