Bars, nightclubs, restaurants except for takeout and delivery service, entertainment and recreational venues that were closed, had begun to reopen with restrictions in June. But on July 1st the governor ordered the closure of all recently reopened bars, and halted indoor operations of restaurants, movie theaters, museums and zoos in most of the state after a surge in coronavirus cases.
May 21 - June 21, 2020, 7pm. Bold new Broadway musical fairytale: Once Upon a Time crashes into now. In mythical Arcadia, the royal family journeys to save their kingdom from extinction. Gender roles get upended, relationships liberated, and love discovered in surprising of ways. To the beat of 80s all-girl rock band The Go-Gos, a world where diversity is celebrated and ladies lead!
June 27, 2020, 7-9pm. Making Our Own Bear Night from the Comfort of Home - Join Your Bears San Diego Friends for A Virtual Social/ Happy Hour. Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 274 608 3627 Password: 2020.
July 17, 2020. Two Events: 4-7:30pm HAPPINESS TEA DANCE Top Deck of the Ship while docked at the San Diego Downtown Pier; 7:30-10pm ESCAPADE PRIDE SUNSET CRUISE! Out in the Bay. Hotdogs, hamburgers, chicken wings and other snacks available for purchase. DJs KITTY GLITTER + THE PERRY TWINS.
July 18-19, 2020. In-person gatherings will not take place this year. Cancelled: FRI 6pm Spirit of Stonewall Rally at Hillcrest Pride Flag; SAT 10am-3pm Parade from Hillcrest Pride Flag to the Pride Festival; SAT/SUN 11am-9pm Festival at Marston Point, Balboa Park, Sixth Ave. at Laurel St; SUN 9-11am OUT in Little Italy/ Pride Brunch.
July 17, 2020 - the 9th year. Past year FRI 2-11pm in Pride Plaza, featured a diverse line up of local + international talent, with craft cocktail bar and beer garden, food trucks, go-go dancers, a DJ dance party, and giant Ferris-Wheel rides, taking in the views of Hillcrest's giant 65 foot high- 20' x 30' foot Rainbow Pride Flag!
August 9, 2020, Sunday 12 noon to 11pm along 5th/ Robinson/ University. Celebration of community spirit features live bands, electric dance music DJs, arts, crafts, and food w/ over 150,000+ visitors from San Diego and Southern California! With Artist Village, Tempo EDM Stage and Grand Stage. San Diego's LARGEST + BEST art and music festival.
August 29, 2020, 10pm-4am at 8253 Ronson Rd. New party, mind blowing new venue, Iconic DJ Kimberly S. Grab your wigs, grab your balls, and dance your ass off to an extended set. Pick your favorite wig and design an outfit around it. Decorate your styrofoam ball any way you like. 100% of money collected from the balls project will be donated to charity!
September 10-13, 2020. Postponed from April-May. The San Diego LGBTQ Film Festival. Check their website for schedules and information about film screenings, along with their monthly series throughout the year:
October 3, 2020, 7:30pm at The Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier. Not your typical fundraising gala! A night of music + dancing mixed with charity and fun. All attendees required to wear a red dress; a powerful sign of solidarity and compassion for those affected by HIV/AIDS and a way to unite the crowd in one radiant theme. Be brave, let loose, and celebrate impact.
March, 2021 - 11 days at the AMC Fashion Valley 18 at Simon Fashion Valley + Digital Gym CINEMA, North Park. New films from Latin America, Spain, USA, Mexico and other parts of the world, celebrating Latino film, art, and culture. Over 160 films plus Arte Latino exhibits, musical performances, after-parties, filmmaker workshops, and guest Latino celebrities..
July 22-25, 2021 at the San Diego Convention Center. Massive program featuring comics + all aspects of popular arts. W/ workshops, educational/ academic programming, anime, film screenings, games; masquerade costume competition; autograph area; art show, portfolio reviews. Events include: Comics Arts Conference, Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival; and the Eisner Awards.