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..
April 29 - May 2, 2021. The San Diego LGBTQ Film Festival. Four-day event includes international, documentary, short and feature films shown in two different locations. See the website for schedules and information about film screenings, along with their monthly series throughout the year:
Mid-July, 2021. After past year's cancellations, hopefully back to in-person events. Featured (2019): 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.
Mid-July, 2021. After 2020 cancellations a return to in-person events? Previous year featured: FRI 2-11pm Pride Plaza 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!
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.
August 8, 2021 (TBC), 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.
September, 2021. Online this past year. Normally at The Port Pavilion, 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.