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.
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 4-5, 2016, 10pm at Rich's. HOT gogo boys from LA, Vegas & San Diego - the all new strip down in the heart of Hillcrest! San Diego's largest/ most popular gay nightclub; two large rooms each with full bar, DJ, dance floor; VIP area w/ 4 private VIP booths + private party room overlooking the main dance floor; plus outdoor smoking patio.
September 9, 2016, 9pm-2am, at Mo's, 308 University Ave. Party for Bears and friends, with DJs Ryan Jones + Mateo Segade. Tickets $5 before 10:30pm, $8 after.
September 18, 2016 4-7pm at Numbers. Featuring Remele Rusconi & Trish Le Dish, Jelecia King (Coco Chanel), Barbie Z Neors, Michael Smeltzer, Sapphire Tyde as you've never seen her before, Steve Heyl, Tara Hole, MA MA Cass, Jade Melrose, Sister Nora Torious, and Many More. A Show that will get You Wet in all the right Places.
September 25, 2016, 2-11pm, Ocean Beach, south of Dog Beach. Bring firewood OR snack, food, water/soda/beer/wine, sandwich, sides/chips/snack to share, wire hangers (no paint), rainbow flags, warm clothing, flashlight, killer songs on your iPhone, beach chair, towel or blankets, football, volleyball, frisbee, glow sticks/blinkies, drum/guitar/harmonica or other instrument!
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!
October 1, 2016, noon - 9pm at Centro Cultural de la Raza, World Beat Center. An annual platform for zine makers in and around San Diego, California. The core of our work celebrates zine culture through an annual zine fest, the ultimate way for zine makers to share their zines, ideas and connect with the zine making community.
October 12, 2016, 7pm at Hillcrest Cinemas/ Landmark Theatres. Parable/metaphor about outsiders (read between lines). Boone, a troubled young man, set up as the fall guy for a string of murders, decides to hide by crossing the threshold separating “us” from “them” into the forbidden subterranean realm of Midian. Man battles monster; who’s really the monster?
October 15, 2016, 10pm-2am at Numbers. See details closer to the date:
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!