See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the San Diego area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Aiugust 6, 2016, 7:30-9:30pm in Adams Avenue Park. Free screening of "The Princess Bride" in Adams Avenue Park! Every year collaboration with the Normal Heights Community Association bringing you free family movies during the Summer months.. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and friends+family! Movies start at sundown.
August 10, 2016, 7pm at Hillcrest Cinemas/ Landmark Theatres. A young man returns to his family farm, after a long stay in ex-gay conversion therapy. Torn between expectations of an emotionally distant father, and memories of a loving relationship he tries to bury. Josh Green, Lily Anne Harrison, Gregory Harrison. A beautiful film with gorgeous landscapes and wonderful performances.
August 11-14, 2016, 7 or 8pm at Diversionary Theatre. Visually stunning/ viscerally potent evening featuring the premiere of a new duet, two critically acclaimed works (one with gender twist), and piece by guest artist Bradley R Lundberg. Not-to-be-missed special event/ one weekend only, expected to sell out. Partial male nudity/ recommended for ages 18+
August 20, 2016, 9pm-2am at BRICK Bar,1475 University Ave. Where Daddies Do It Better and it's DILF! Underwear Jock Party for men, clothing check. PRIVATE MEMBERSHIP EVENT - get your DILF Xtra PRIVATE MEMBERSHIP at their website. NO membership tickets sold at the door the night of the event.
August 25-27, 2017, Ramona, CA. Festival/party, 3 days/ 2 nights of cultural/art events. Music headliners: Foo Fighters, Maroon 5, Coldplay, Pete Tong, Nate Ruess, Hippo Campus Band, Gramatik, Punch Brothers +more. Mud wrestling, contests, hot air balloon, zorp battle, fun and games, carnival rides, dance party, yoga, beer garden, 400+ food vendors, on-site camping, shuttle bus to DTSD.
September 2-5, 2016. Labor Day Weekend. Gay Eight epic parties, 20 international DJs. Host Hotel: Lafayette Hotel. See website for full details TBA.
September 4, 2016, noon-7pm at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego Downtown. HOT ROOF TOP POOL PARTY DOWNTOWN for men, to benefit LGBT Sunburst Youth Housing. $15.
September 4, 2016, 9pm-2am at Numbers, Drag Diva hosts Daisy Salinas and Ms Lola rock the crowd with the sexiest PAPI GO-GO Boyz direct from LA and SD! State of the art sound/ Lights/ Laser Light show. NINEL CONDE takes the stage paying tribute to divas JENNI RIVERA + SELENA, along with her own Banda singles and greatest hits. Two Caliente Dance Floors DJs SEBASTIAN (TJ) + BEN (LA).
September 29, 2016, 7:30pm (7pm doors) at Music Box, San Diego. It’s going to be a hot, sultry night as SDGMC presents Burlesque–The Tease. A benefit for their musical mission of outreach with after party featuring DJ ArtForm.The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus (SDGMC) has been bringing harmony to the city for over 30 years.
September 29 - October 30, 2016 at Diversionary. Legend has it that from the ashes of Mount St Helens emerged a monster with mysterious powers that changed one boy’s life forever. Freak or hero? Trevor better find out before it’s too late. An indie-folk-rock-concert-coming-of-age-love-story about the power of individuality to shatter your notions of what a musical can be!
November 13-20, 2016.Embarcadero Marina Park North. The best wines from around the world and some of today’s biggest celebrity chefs and culinary personalities. Join over 150 wineries, breweries and spirit purveyors, 60 of San Diego’s best restaurants, and 10,000 wine and food aficionados from across the nation for the biggest wine and food celebration on the West Coast.
November 19-22, 2016. Four day annual weekend for bears includes: Kickoff Dinner, Bear-eoke at Redwing; Pool Party at hotel + Meet/Greet at PECS BAR; BBQ/Pool Party + MR. SO CAL BEAR/CUB Contest/Show and SUNBEARS FUEL BEAR DANCE PARTY at Rich's; SUN Brunch and Bingo with the Sisters + VICTORY CELEBRATION & BEER BUST at Hole in the Wall + Farewell Dinner. See website for updates:
June 2-4, 2017 (TBC). Memorial Day Weekend, at North Park Theatre, 2891 University Ave. LGBT Film Festival to delight gay cinema buffs with their wide international selection. Check their website for schedules and information about the main event, plus monthly screenings throughout the year.
July 14, 2017 (TBC), 6-11pm on University Avenue (at Normal St) in Hillcrest - San Diego’s colorful gay and urban epicenter. Annual Block Party Hosted Hour, 6-7pm complimentary craft cocktails and early evening festivities.
July 15, 2017 (TBC). Past year: FRI Spirit of Stonewall Rally 6pm at Marston Pt + Festival Main Stage. SAT Pride Parade, 11am from the Hillcrest Pride Flag at University Ave and Normal St, west on University Ave, south on 6th Ave, to Balboa Dr and end at Laurel St + Pride 5K from University at Centre. SAT/SUN 11am Music Festival. See the website for 2017 updates on everything PRIDE!