Lodi Comic Con Returns June 27th!
Lodi Comic Con, presented by Utility Telecom, returns for its sixth year at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds in Lodi, CA on Sunday, June 27, 2021. The one-day pop culture convention will run from 11am-5pm. Lodi Comic Con was renamed from the Grape City Con in 2020!
Ticket prices for the one-day event are $5 in advance and $5 at the gate. Last year tickets were $10 at the gate – but we lowered the price this year as thank you to all of our fans! You can buy your tickets online or at store locations listed on our Tickets page. All pre-sale tickets redeemed at the gate will receive a Lodi Comic Con Art Print from Mike Hampton!
We have a great lineup of Special Guests:
The Million Dollar Man – Ted DiBiase (WWE)
Jazz Baduwalia (Power Rangers Beast Morphers)
Lauren Landa (Sailor Moon, Attack on Titan)
Brock Powell (Kool Aid, Hotel Transylvania 3)
C. Andrew Nelson (Star Wars – Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones)
and Special Guest Artists/Writers
Tony Fleecs (Rick and Morty, My Little Pony)
Ramon Villalobos (What If? Age of Ultron, Secret Wars: E is for Extinction)
Justin Greenwood (Stumptown, The Last Siege)
Eric Peterson (Testament, The Burner)
Mark Bode (Lizard of Oz, Miami Mice)
The event will again feature over 140 exhibitor and artist booths, with more than 50,000 square feet of exhibitors, artists, panels and gaming. A portion of the proceeds from the Lodi Comic Con will benefit the Salvation Army Lodi.
Experience Popular Culture (Comics, Card Games, Video Games, Cards, Anime, Manga, Science Fiction, Toys, Television, Movies, Cosplay and more). Our Special Guests will be announced very soon!
Due to San Joaquin County Health requirements, there will not be any panels, costume contests, video game tournaments or card gaming. This event is approved by San Joaquin County Health Services.
You can follow Lodi Comic Con on Twitter and Instagram by following the @stocktoncon account.
Organizers can be contacted at GrapeCityCon@yahoo.com
Special Thanks to Mike Hampton for the terrific poster!
Twitter & Instagram – @StocktonCon
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
DO I HAVE TO WEAR A MASK AT LODI COMIC CON?
- On public transit (examples: airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, and ride-shares) and in transportation hubs (examples: airport, bus terminal, marina, train station, seaport or other port, subway station, or any other area that provides transportation)
- Indoors in K-12 schools, childcare and other youth settings.
- Note: This may change as updated K-12 schools guidance is forthcoming, pending updates for K-12 operational guidance from the CDC.
- Healthcare settings (including long term care facilities)
- State and local correctional facilities and detention centers
- Homeless shelters, emergency shelters and cooling centers
DO I HAVE TO BUY A TICKET FOR MY CHILD?
All kids 12 and under will be admitted free to Lodi Comic Con on Sunday, June 27th with a paid adult.
IT WILL BE HOT THIS SUNDAY – IS THE EVENT INDOORS OR OUTDOORS?
WHERE DO I PARK AND WHAT DOES IT COST?
All attendees can park for FREE in the East Parking Lot from the entrance on Lockeford Street near Cherokee Lane. You will enter Lodi Comic Con from the East Parking Lot (which is a change from 2019). There will be no entry at the Main entrance to the Lodi Grape Festival on Lockeford Street.
WHAT TIME CAN I GET IN?
The gates open at 11am officially for the Lodi Comic Con on Sunday, June 27th. However, if you pre-purchased a ticket either online or from ticket sales location, you can pick up your Wristband and your free Lodi Comic Con poster print starting at 10:30am. On site ticket sales will also begin at 10:30am, so initially there will be 2 lines – one line to ticket purchase your ticket and one line to enter the event.
WILL THERE BE FOOD AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT?
Lodi Comic Con/Salvation Army Drink Stand featuring, Nesquik Chocolate Milk, Jarritos, G-Fuel and Essentia Bottled Water.