CityScape to Host Comicon Pre-Party


With Phoenix Comicon just around the corner, comic-enthusiasts can get a jumpstart on the celebrations by participating in the “Quest Fest” pre-party hosted by CityScape Phoenix. Just two blocks from the Phoenix Convention Center where Comicon will take place, CityScape will transform into a comic-lover’s dream complete with a costume contest, specials, prizes and a screening of The Goonies. During Comicon, Patriots Park will become the POWER UP OASIS station where misters, phone charging stations and a seating area with games will be offered.

“The Quest” will take place on Thursday, June 2 from 4-10 p.m. where event-goers will venture out to participating CityScape retailers to try their $2 offerings and collect a button. Once participants have collected at least five buttons, they will head down to “The Fest” where the first 300 winners to complete the challenge will receive a portable charging stick. Check out the participating retailers below:

  • The Strand Urban Italian: $2 sample Sangria and bruschetta
  • Squid Ink: $2 sample cocktail
  • Lucky Strike: $2 shoe rental voucher
  • GypsyBar: $2 (15-minute unlimited) game card in the arcade room
  • Copper Blues: $2 sample beer
  • Urban Outfitters: Free tote bags
  • The Corner: $2 cookie
  • Fractured Prune Doughnuts: $2 doughnut

“The Fest” will take place from 6:30-10 p.m., and will include a costume contest and screening of The Goonies. The event will showcase cosplays from contestants of all skill levels and ages for a chance to win a Tuft and Needle “Mattress of your Choice” along with cash prizes and gift cards.


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