Mark Your Calendars: Comic Con Palm Springs Returns this Year, August 25 – 27, 2017

Now in its second year, Comic Palm Palm Springs will return August 25 – 27, 2017 at the Palm Springs Convention Center, located at 277 N. Avenida Caballeros. As with last year, Comic Con Palm Springs endeavors to bring together some of the most passionate and talented people from the world of comic books and entertainment to produce an exciting new comic con in one of the most famous and fun cities in the world. Its team reports they’ve spent years working, observing, and listening to what people want and sought from their comic con experiences, and seek to reflect that in the experience presented—to make Comic Con Palm Springs something special each and every year.


Comic Con Palm Springs debuted last year in August and attracted nearly 15,000 attendees. The attendance is expected to increase this year and show organizers have announced that several major celebrities (including artists, authors, celebrities, producers and voice actors) will make appearances at the event. 2017 guests will include Stan Lee, J. Scott Campbell, Khary Payton, Troy Baker, and Veronica Taylor. Click here to see a complete list of scheduled 2017 guests. Destination PSP will be the official producer and distributor of all Comic Con Merchandiser.

“We are delighted that Destination PSP has been selected to be an official producer and distributor of Comic Con merchandise,” said Jeffrey Bernstein, co-owner of Destination PSP. Comic Con Palm Springs has quickly become a signature event for the Valley, but through our merchandise and in store presence we are able to promote it year round.  With our exclusive retail arrangements with the Riviera and Renaissance Hotels, we can offer unique added value.”

In addition to offering new items each month, Destination PSP and Comic Con Palm Springs will produce monthly contests and events at the main store, which will feature appearances by artists, actors and CosPlayers (fans that dress up as a character from a movie, book, or video game).

“We are thrilled to partner with Destination PSP in a much broader scope,” said Comic Con Palm Springs Executive Producer Christopher Spellman.  “Comic Con attendees expect a high caliber line of products that match the quality experience they have at the event, and we have seen that Destination PSP can provide this quality element. We are also excited that all three Destination PSP locations will serve as official ticket centers before and during the event.”


About Destination PSP

Destination PSP produces unique, originally-designed merchandise including souvenirs, customized apparel, poolside wares, housewares and more. Their stylish, modern designs reflect the mid-century heritage of the Palm Springs area and are sought-after collectibles for visitors and residents alike. As a Palm Springs owned and operated small business, they support the area by sourcing locally whenever possible, contribute to local charities and community events, and are committed to sustainability with minimal-impact recycled packaging. Visit their stores at 170 North Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, The Riviera Hotel Boutique Store at 1600 N Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs or at the Renaissance Hotel at 888 Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, or at

About Comic Con Palm Springs

Comic Con Palm Springs brings together some of the most passionate and talented people from the world of comic books and entertainment. The three-day event features an incredible array of vendors and exhibitors, and a large “artist alley.” It features the most robust roster of pure comic artist and writers and creators all in one room. For more information about Comic Con Palm Springs, call (760) 359-8372 or visit

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