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Geeky Parent Guide: Family-Friendly Activities on Sunday at SDCC 2018

It’s the last day of San Diego Comic-Con, and we’re here to keep you excited, even if the energy levels are dropping from you, your partner, or your kiddos. There are still plenty of activities to dive into, including world premieres, LEGO action, a costume ball, and sessions for the artists at heart.

If you’re looking for food or transportation options, don’t forget to check out our post from Thursday at SDCC, where there are food options and links to helpful guides to navigate the San Diego Convention Center and the beautiful city its stationed in. Now, let’s take a look at the final day of SDCC 2018 and how you and your family can enjoy some great events geared toward you and your children.

*As mentioned in the earlier posts (including Friday and Saturday), make sure to take note of the location as many SDCC panels are located in neighboring hotels or the local library.

Sunday, July 22

LEGO Ninjago
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Ninjas and LEGO – perfect combination for kids, right? This panel will bring members of “LEGO’s longest running and most successful show” as they share favorite moments from the hit series.

DC Kids: Sunday Art School
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 11
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

“Bring your kids along as some of the best young adult/kids’ artists DC has to offer are here to share with you their drawing tips and tools for the trade.” You and your kids will have the opportunity to learn from artists involved with DC Super Hero Girls, MAD, and other works.

Cartoon Network Best Summer Ever Costume Ball
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

Parents, kids, or the entire family can take part in this event! There will also be games, “exclusive never-before-seen clips, and hand out some sizzling prizes.” This Cartoon Network Costume Ball seems like a fantastic opportunity for families to have fun together on the final day of San Diego Comic-Con.

World Premiere of DC Super Hero Girls: Legends of Atlantis
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 6BCF
Time: 12:15pm – 1:30pm

Kids will get to see some of their favorite characters – Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Bumblebee, to name a few – as attendees will get to see a World Premiere in the DC Super Hero Girls’ franchise. This special feature is one month prior to its digital release (August 21) and two before it makes its way to DVD (September 18).

Powerful Young Women in Disney Comics
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 23ABC
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

If you’re looking for your kids to understand the importance of females in entertainment, this session will “discuss the growing importance of female characters and authors in the comics industry and the making of comics for kids.”

Kids’ Comics Live Drawing
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 23ABC
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

This session is all about the kiddos. Artists will be drawing during this session and they will make their creations based off of “suggestions from kids in the audience.” How cool is that?

Marvel Animation Presents
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A
Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

“This year they are going royal with the Wakandan king himself, T’Challa, as they preview the new season of Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest. Fans will get exclusive updates and special announcements on Black Panther’s Quest, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and other series.

World Premiere of LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman: Rage of Atlantis
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 6BCF
Time: 1:45pm – 3:30pm

Along with seeing a World Premiere of a LEGO DC property, guests will get a panel discussion with actors from the animated film and “everyone in the audience will receive an exclusive LEGO mini-figurine of Jessica Cruz/Green Lantern!”

Children’s Film Festival
Location: San Diego Convention Center, Room 9

This year’s final day of SDCC includes four sessions – 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm – where families can enjoy short films from all over the world. All of the shorts are animated, live action, or documentaries and guests will also have the opportunity to learn “how kids can make their own films.”

Free Event Outside of SDCC

Sunday Organ Concert
Location: Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Date: SUNDAY, July 22
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

“Music-loving pets are welcome, and so are picnics.”

Your San Diego Comic-Con

If you attended San Diego Comic-Con with your family, I hope you had a fantastic time exploring the wonderful fandoms associated within the realm of being a geeky parent or having geeky kiddos. I cannot wait to take my kids to their first convention, and, hopefully, I will be fully prepared for all of their needs.

Being a geeky parent means getting to share amazing moments with our kids, and what better way than to hit up one of the most iconic conventions. If you attended SDCC this year, find the Geeky Parent Guide on Facebook and Twitter and share your favorite moments with us. We look forward to hearing from you!

In the meantime, don’t forget to check out Fanbase Press for all of their coverage from the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con. They’ll be posting updates from this weekend on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and as always, Fanbase Press is your first stop for all things geeky and good.

Until next time, happy parenting and happy geeking.

S.T. Lakata, Fanbase Press Senior Contributor



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