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Breaking Down Comic-Con 2019 by the Numbers

Attendees walking through an exhibit hall during Comic-Con 2018.

It's that time of the year for comic book fans, cosplayers and pop culture lovers alike to assemble at the San Diego Convention Center.

The 50th annual Comic-Con is here and the event is expected to bring an estimated 135,000 attendees into the San Diego Convention Center. This makes Comic-Con the San Diego Convention Center's largest annual attended event.

This year's Comic-Con will run from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21, with preview night being held on Wednesday, July 17.

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From the CEO: Celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week

Attendees pack an exhibit hall during a keynote session.

When people ask me what we do at the San Diego Convention Center, I tell them this: we build a small city every week. These small cities become conventions, trade shows and events that bring thousands of visitors to San Diego during the most important week of their year.

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