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The San Diego Fandom Index is a guide to all aspects of San Diego's SF/Fantasy and related Fandom. It reflects the most current information known to your editor. Always check the actual event site for changes and registration.

 

A NEW GROUP OR EVENT! To add, update or correct entries in the Index, please send e-mail to James H. Hay.

 

Last Update: 2019-10-17

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Check back! New items are added to the lists on a continuing basis.

 

 Upcoming Events

Conventions, Faires, Balls, and Festivals

 

All through October and Early November, you’ll find more events of interest at

San Diego Halloween 2019

 

Beastgrave Painting Challenge (Oct 7 - Nov 2, 10 am - 5 pm)

Games Workshop: Plaza Rancho Penasquitos, 9995 Carmel Mountain Road Suite B-5, San Diego, California 92129

 

Blackstone Maelstrom Escalation League (Oct 7 - 30, 11 am - 2 pm)

Games Workshop: Plaza Rancho Penasquitos, 9995 Carmel Mountain Road Suite B-5, San Diego, California 92129

 

MtG - Family Night Magic (Oct 18, 4:30 - 6:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Hocus Pocus (Oct 18, 5 - 9:30 pm)

Flinn Springs County Park, 14787 Olde Highway 80, El Cajon, California 92021

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Blue Barrels in Bowry Falls (Oct 18, 5 - 9 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Nerd Along: Watch Movies w/ Knitters, Geeks, & Awesome Peeps: Monster Squad & Troll 2 Screening (Oct 18, 5:30 - 9:30 pm)

Yarning for You, 1001 West San Marcos Blvd., Suite 180, San Marcos CA

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Oct 18, 6 - 9 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Oct 18, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Lestat's West Music Venue, 3343 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

 

Magic the Gathering FNM Booster Draft 2019 Events (Oct 18, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Road, San Diego, California 92120

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Oct 18, 6:30 - 10 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Oct 18, 6:30 - 11 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Magic the Gathering - FNM Brawl (Oct 18, 7 - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Waltz and Such (Oct 18, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Suggested Donation: $2

 

Darkstar board game night (Oct 18, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

USS Enterprise - A Quick Introduction to Nuclear Propulsion (Oct 18, 8 - 9 pm)

Wavelength Brewing Company, 236 Main St, Vista, California 92084

 

Leif Erickson Tournament (Oct 19, 8 am - 5 pm)

UCSD, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093

 

San Diego Rocket Race 2019: Live and Let Spy (Oct 19, 9 am - 5 pm) - Puzzle Race

Starting Point: Civita Park, 7960 Civita Blvd, San Diego, California 92108

 

Maker Village at AGESM Fall Fest  (Oct 19, 9 am - 5 pm)

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, 2040 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, California 92083

 

Armies on Parade 2019 (Oct 19, 9 am - 5 pm)

Games Workshop: Plaza Rancho Penasquitos, 9995 Carmel Mountain Road Suite B-5, San Diego, California 92129

 

MtG - WPN Qualifier (Oct 19, 9 am - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Oct 19, 10:30 am - noon) - Order of Rebel Knights

Balboa Tennis Club, 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, California 92104

 

Friends with Comics: Let's Talk Comics (Oct 19, 11 am - 2 pm)

SoCal Comics/Altered Ego Cafe, 8280 Clairemont Mesa Blvd # 124 · San Diego, CA

 

Age of Sigmar - Autumn Tournament (Oct 19, 11 am - 8 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Garb Bazaar - A Vintage Clothing Pop Up (Oct 19, noon - 4 pm)

Normal Heights Masonic Center, 3366 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

 

San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers: The All Americans Must Hold St Mere Egliese, Part 2 (Oct 19, noon - 5 pm)

Private Residence

 

Wands Up San Diego- Harry Potter Group of SD: Pumpkin patch! - Bates Nut Farm (Oct 19, noon - 4 pm)

Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082

 

Nisei Netrunner Q3 GNK (Oct 19, noon - 6 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Beer and Board Games (Oct 19, 1 - 6 pm)

BT's BBQ, 7845 Highland Village Pl. C101, San Diego CA

 

Call of Cthulhu - Escape the Insanity: Lightless Beacon (Oct 19, 1 - 5 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Oceanside Medieval/Fantasy LARP: Fight Club Meetup (Oct 19, 1:30 - 4:40 pm)

Oceanside Park, 5130 Alamosa Park Dr., Oceanside CA 92057

 

S.T.A.R.'s 47th Birthday (Oct 19, 2 - 5 pm)

Marie Callendars, 6950 Alvarado Rd., La Mesa CA

 

Comic Signing - Brian Haberlin (Oct 19, 2 - 4 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste 102, San Marcos, California 92078

 

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Summer Tournaments (Oct 19, 2 - 8 pm)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Road, San Diego, California 92120

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Beetlejuice (Oct 19, 4:30 - 9:30 pm)

Otay Lakes County Park, 2270 Wueste Road, Chula Vista, California

 

Lonsdale & Brooks: The Halloween Show (Oct 19, 5 - 7 pm) - music

Lestat's West Music Venue, 3343 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

 

Ultimate Nerd Trivia (Oct 19, 5 - 7:30 pm)

Brew Coffee Spot, 6101 Lake Murray Blvd., La Mesa, California 91942

 

The Doctor Who and Other Cool Shows/Movies Meetup: Sixth and Final Doctor Who Halloween Extravaganza (Oct 19, 6 - 8 pm)

Filippi’s Pizza, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd., San Diego CA

 

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Halloween Tournament and Party (Oct 19, 6 pm - 1 am)

Empire Gaming community lounge, 4178 Cartagena dr., San Diego, California 92115

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Haunted Trail Balboa Park (Oct 19, 8 - 10 pm)

Sixth Ave. and Laurel St., San Diego CA

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Get Critical Fit with swords (Oct 20, 9 - 10 am)

Allied Gardens Recreation Center, 5155 Greenbrier Ave., San Diego CA

 

October Calafian Equestrian Practice (Oct 20, 9 am - 3 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Tumbleweed Riding Club, 13315 Willow Rd, Lakeside, California 92040

 

2GG: Nightmare on Smashville (Oct 20, 10 am - 10 pm)

14299 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638

 

The Southbay Pokemon League (Oct 20, noon - 3 pm)

South Chula Vista Library, 389 Orange Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91911

 

San Diego Wargamers (Oct 20, noon)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Rd, San Diego, California 92120

 

Feminist Comic Book Club of San Diego: Creative Workshop (Oct 20, noon - 3 pm)

Lestat's, 1045 University Ave., San Diego CA

 

San Diego Comic Fest Volunteers Meeting  (Oct 20, 12:30 - 1:30 pm)

Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library, 5148 Market St, San Diego, California 92114

 

StreetPass San Diego: Hallow-Queen Black (Oct 20, 1 - 5:30 pm)

San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92101

 

Andor Fighter Practice (Oct 20, 1 - 6 pm)

Morley Field North Park, San Diego, California 92104

 

Pokemon TCG MeetUp/Learn2Play/Tournament (Oct 20, 1 - 5 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

A Lovecraftian Afternoon with Leslie S. Klinger (Oct 20, 2 - 3 pm)

The Newly Annotated H. P. Lovecraft, The NecroNomNomNom

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Ste 100, San Diego, California 92111

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Indie Creatives San Diego: Game Development Session (Oct 20, 2 - 5 pm)

Lestat's, 1041 University Ave., San Diego CA

 

San Diego North County Board Games (Oct 20, 2:15 - 5:15 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste 102, San Diego, California 92078

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Oct 20, 3 - 10 pm)

IHOP, 615 Saturn Blvd., San Diego CA

 

Magic Draft Sundays (Oct 20, 3 - 6 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

Weekly Keyforge Sealed Tournament (Oct 20, 4 - 7 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Oct 20, 4 - 7 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Dungeons & Dragons Session (Oct 20, 4:30 - 6:30 pm)

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Ste 100, San Diego, California 92111

 

An Unexpected Party (Oct 20, 5 - 7 pm) - Lord of the Rings themed dinner

1012 South Coast Highway Suite A, Oceanside CA 92054

Tickets: $40 - 55

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Disney Movie Night (Oct 20, 5 - 7 pm)

Private Residence, Mira Mesa area, San Diego CA

 

San Diego English Country Dancers (Oct 20, 6 - 9 pm)

Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128

 

Magic Draft Sundays (Oct 21, 3 - 6 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

Minecraft Mondays (Oct 21, 3 - 7 pm)

Microsoft Store, 7007 Friars Rd., Suite 860, San Diego CA 92108

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Play Ascension (Oct 21, 4 - 7 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Age of Sigmar Warcry - October Campaign (Oct 21, 6 - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

The San Diego North County Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: Open Monthly Campaign (Oct 21, 6:15 - 9:15 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Strategy Monday - Great Western Trial (Oct 21, 6:30 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Portacade (Oct 21, 6 - 10 pm) - Video Games

Thorne Brewing, 3176 Thorn St, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Pokemon - Standard Tournament (Oct 21, 6:30 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste. 102, San Diego, California 92078

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Masks: A New Generation - Origin City Studies (Session #0 Part 1) (Oct 21, 7 - 10 pm)

Tea N More, 7380 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Oct 21, 7:30 pm)

Effins Pub & Grill, 6164 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

 

Weekly Chainbound Archon Tournament (Oct 22, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

San Diego Board Games (Oct 22, 5 - 10 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers: Blue Max (Oct 22, 5 - 8 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Board Games (Oct 22, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Comic Lovers Book Club (Oct 22, 6 - 7 pm)

La Mesa Library, 8074 Allison Ave, La Mesa, California 91942

 

Hogwarts Painting (Oct 22, 6 pm)

Pizzeria Luigi, 717 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, California 91932

-          Wands Up San Diego- Harry Potter Group of SD is going

 

Warhammer40k - Necron-Philin League (Oct 22, 6 - 10:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Game Night: Happy Hour all night (Oct 22, 6 - 10 pm)

Eclipse Chocolate, 2145 Fern St, San Diego, California 92104

 

San Diego North County Board Games: Trivia Night and Beer Tasting (Oct 22, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

Board Game Night (Oct 22, 6 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #150, San Diego, California 92126

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Game Night: Settlers of Catan (Oct 22, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Book Divas: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (Oct 22, 7 - 9 pm)

The Dreamers: A Novel by Karen Thompson Walker

Location: Shown to members

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Feldtober: Amerigo (Oct 22, 7 - 10 pm)

Private Residence, San Diego CA

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Masks: A New Generation - Origin City Studies (Session #0 Part 2) (Oct 22, 7 - 10 pm)

Tea N More, 7380 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Oct 22, 7 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Order of Rebel Knights: Tuesday Night Workout (Oct 22, 7:30 pm)

Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, California 92101

 

A-Z Trivia Tuesday: Spooktober - Horror Classics (Oct 22, 8 - 9 pm)

Wavelength Brewing Company, 236 Main St, Vista, California 92084

 

PoundTown @PECS (Oct 22, 9 pm - 2 am) - Video Games

PECS BAR, 2046 University Ave, San Diego, California 92104

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Oct 23, 5 - 9 pm)

Wendy's, 9290 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA

 

San Diego Wargamers (Oct 23, 5 pm)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Rd, San Diego, California 92120

 

San Diego Makers Guild: Grill and Gab (Oct 23, 6 - 9 pm)

NorLab, 888 Rancheros Dr. Suite D, San Marcos CA 92069

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Oct 23, 6 - 8:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Board Game Night Chula Vista (Oct 23, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 340 3rd Ave., Chula Vista CA

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Oct 23, 6:30 - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Magic the Gathering - Draft (Oct 23, 6:30 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste. 102, San Diego, California 92078

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Stranger Strangers: Weird West Cowboy World (Oct 23, 7 - 9 pm)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Road, San Diego, California 92120

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: A.A. Meeting (Arcaders Anonymous!) (Oct 23, 7 - 9 pm)

Brewski's Bar, 8670 Miramar Rd., San Diego CA

 

The San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group (Oct 23, 7 - 10 pm)

138 Comics, 7905 Broadway Lemon Grove CA

 

Magic the Gathering Legacy Format (Oct 23, 7 - 10 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Oct 23, 7:30 pm)

Kairoa Brewing Company, 4601 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Sparring Session (Oct 23, 7:30 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Oct 23, 8 pm)

Tiger! Tiger!, 3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Oct 23, 8 - 10 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th Street, San Diego, CA

 

CAPE (California Association of Pop-culture Enthusiasts): Monthly Dinner and Nerd-out (Oct 24, 6 - 7:30 pm)

Anny's Fine Burgers, 5373 Kearny Villa Rd., San Diego CA

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Oct 24, 6 - 8 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Feldtober: Macao (Oct 24, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Private Residence, Poway CA

 

Indie Creatives San Diego: Comics Session (Oct 24, 6:30 - 9 pm)

Lestat's, 1045 University Ave., San Diego CA

 

Modern Magic Tournament (Oct 24, 6:30 - 10 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

Weekly Thursday events at Brute Force Games (Oct 24, 6:30 - 10 pm)

Magic the Gathering and Transformers TCG

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

Fathom Event: Jeepers Creepers 3 (Oct 24, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Signing: Amanda Yates Garcia (Oct 24, 7 - 8 pm)

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Ste 100, San Diego, California 92111

Facebook

 

Stephen King Trivia Quiz (Oct 24, 7 - 8 pm)

Shakespeare Pub, 3701 India St, San Diego, CA 92103

-          Wands Up San Diego is going

 

Baronial Household (Newcomers) Meeting (Oct 24, 7 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

Allied Gardens Recreation Center, 5155 Greenbrier Ave., San Diego, California 92120

 

San Diego Regency English Country Dancers (Oct 24, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Nerd Comedy Night (Oct 24, 7 - 8:30 pm)

El Tejate Carlsbad, 3050 Pio Pico Dr, Carlsbad, California 92008

Tickets: $10

 

Darkstar Dinner (Oct 24, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Burger Lounge, 1101 Wall St, La Jolla, CA 92037

 

Out of Town San Diego Furries: We'll Always Have Perris (Oct 25 - 27)

Ya'i Heki' Regional Indian Museum, 17801 Lake Perris Dr, Perris, CA 92571

 

SD Hacks 2019 (Oct 25 - 27)

Rimac Arena, 9500 Gilman Dr, San Diego, California 92093

 

Smash Bros. Tournament (Switch) (Oct 25, 4 - 9 pm)

The Stronghold, 2176 Chatsworth Blvd, San Diego, California 92107

 

MtG - Family Night Magic (Oct 25, 4:30 - 6:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Oct 25, 6 - 9 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Gremlins (Oct 25, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Heritage Park, 2454 Heritage Park Row, San Diego, CA 92110

 

Magic the Gathering FNM Booster Draft 2019 Events (Oct 25, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Road, San Diego, California 92120

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Oct 25, 6:30 - 11 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Signing: Brent Weeks (Oct 25, 7 - 10 pm)

Ihe Burning White

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Ste 100, San Diego, California 92111

Facebook

 

Video Game Costume Contest & Retro Video Game Night (Oct 25, 7 - 10 pm)

Melvin Brewing, 634 14th St Suite 109 & 110, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Breaking Into Games: An Industry Panel (Oct 25, 7 - 9 pm)

San Diego Innovation Center, 7310 Miramar Rd., San Diego CA 92126

 

Family Movie Night: The Goonies (Oct 25, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Moonlight Amphitheatre, 1250 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, California 92084

Tickets: $10

 

Magic the Gathering Friday Night Draft (Oct 25, 7 pm)

Gaming on Grand, 237 W. Grand Ave., Escondido CA 92025

 

Magic the Gathering - FNM Brawl (Oct 25, 7 - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Eerie Evening of Waltz (Oct 25, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Suggested Donation: $2

 

Darkstar board game night (Oct 25, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

Rocky Horror Picture Show with Crazed Imaginations (Oct 25, 11:55 pm)

La Paloma Theatre, 471 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, California 92024

 

SoCal Open 2019 (Oct 26 - 27, 2019) - Gaming Con

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

Tickets: $65 SOLD OUT (Waitlisted)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Fall Escondido Renaissance Faire (Oct 26 - 27, Nov 2 - 3, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Tickets: $19/day

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

HvZ (Nerf Event) (Oct 26, 10 am - 3:30 pm)

North Chollas Community Park, 5598 Chollas Station Rd, San Diego, CA 92105

 

Cosmic Eclipse Prerelease (Oct 26, 10 am - 6 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Oct 26, 10:30 am - noon) - Order of Rebel Knights

Balboa Tennis Club, 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, California 92104

 

Halloween Swan Song Cosplay Gathering (Oct 26, 11 am - 4 pm)

Balboa Park, 1549 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

 

SAM: Storytelling Across Media (Oct 26, 11 am - 6 pm)

Comic-Con Museum, 2131 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, California 92101

 

Star War Destiny Prime Championships (Oct 26, 11:30 am - 7:30 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

San Diego Chapter North Park Halloween Costume Crawl (Oct 26, 1 - 5 pm)

JuneShine, 3052 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92104

Tickets: $20

 

Oceanside Medieval/Fantasy LARP: Fight Club Meetup (Oct 26, 1:30 - 4:40 pm)

Oceanside Park, 5130 Alamosa Park Dr., Oceanside CA 92057

 

Disney-Pixar Coco in Concert (Oct 26, 2 pm)

Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 - 86

 

Triton Gaming: Division Showcase 2019 (Oct 26, 2 - 10 pm)

Price Center Ballroom East, UCSD, San Diego, California 92093

 

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Summer Tournaments (Oct 26, 2 - 8 pm)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Road, San Diego, California 92120

 

Survive the Night (Oct 26, 4 pm - 2 am)

GamerConSD, 930 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, California 92101

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Hotel Transylvania 3 (Oct 26, 4 - 9:30 pm)

Lindo Lake Park, 12660 Lindo Ln, Lakeside, California 92040

 

Art After Dark: A Steampunk Halloween (Oct 26, 6 - 10 pm)

Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, California 92054

Tickets: VIP (6 - 10 pm) $100 for members, $125 for others, $25 more after Oct 11, General Admission (7 - 10 pm) $40 for members, $50 for others, $10 more after Oct 11

 

SD Steampunk October 2019 Meetup (Oct 26, 6 - 10 pm)

Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, California 92054

 

Active Lifestyle Nerds: Halloween Extravaganza (Oct 26, 7 pm - 2 am)

Encore Event Center, 8253 Ronson Rd., San Diego, California 92111

Tickets: $15 til Oct 1, then $20.  $30 for for open bar.

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc. (Oct 26, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Agua Caliente County Park, 39555 Great South Stage Route of 1849, Julian, California 92036

 

Disney-Pixar Coco in Concert (Oct 26, 7:30 pm)

Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29 - 86

 

The Southbay Pokemon League (Oct 27, noon - 3 pm)

South Chula Vista Library, 389 Orange Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91911

 

San Diego Wargamers (Oct 27, noon)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Rd, San Diego, California 92120

 

Feminist Comic Book Club of San Diego: Creative Workshop (Oct 27, noon - 3 pm)

Lestat's, 1045 University Ave., San Diego CA

 

D&D - Beholder Paint & Take Event (Oct 27, noon - 5 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

L5R - Monthly Tournament (Oct 27, noon - 5 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Free Play Sunday at Coin-Op North Park (Oct 27, noon - 1:30 am)

Coin-Op San Diego, 3926 30th St, San Diego, California 92104

 

My Hero Academia Cosplay meet up and potluck (Oct 27, noon - 5 pm)

Kit Carson Park, 3333 Bear Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025

 

Fathom Event: Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 - Spirited Away (Dubbed) (Oct 27, 12:55 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Andor Fighter Practice (Oct 27, 1 - 6 pm)

Morley Field North Park, San Diego, California 92104

 

Pokemon TCG MeetUp/Learn2Play/Tournament (Oct 27, 1 - 5 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

Andor Belegarth Medieval Combat Society: Halloween Potluck (Oct 27, 2 pm)

Morley Field North Park, 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, 92104

 

Indie Creatives San Diego: Game Development Session (Oct 27, 2 - 5 pm)

Lestat's, 1041 University Ave., San Diego CA

 

San Diego North County Board Games (Oct 27, 2 - 5 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste 102, San Diego, California 92078

 

Magic Draft Sundays (Oct 27, 3 - 6 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Oct 27, 4 - 7 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Weekly Keyforge Sealed Tournament (Oct 27, 4 - 7 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

San Diego English Country Dancers Halloween Dance (Oct 27, 6 - 9 pm)

Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128

 

San Diego Skeptic Society: Using Stem Cells to Understand Early Human Development (Oct 27, 7 - 8:30 pm)

Joyce Beers Community Center, 3900 Vermont St, San Diego, California 92103

 

Minecraft Mondays (Oct 28, 3 - 7 pm)

Microsoft Store, 7007 Friars Rd., Suite 860, San Diego CA 92108

 

Magic Draft Sundays (Oct 28, 3 - 6 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

Tekken 7: The 1k Investment Tournament 2019 (Oct 28, 3:30 pm)

The Game Circuit, 2501 El Camino Real, Carlsbad CA 92008

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Play Ascension (Oct 28, 4 - 7 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Pokemon Unified Minds S3 League Challenge  (Oct 28, 4:30 - 8:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Age of Sigmar Warcry - October Campaign (Oct 28, 6 - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Strategy Monday (Oct 28, 6:30 - 8:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Fathom Event: Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 - Spirited Away (Subbed) (Oct 28, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Oct 28, 7:30 pm)

Effins Pub & Grill, 6164 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

 

Weekly Chainbound Archon Tournament (Oct 29, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Pair A Dice Games, 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, California 92081

 

San Diego Board Games (Oct 29, 5 - 10 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Board Games (Oct 29, 5 - 11 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Makers Guild North Monthly Meeting (Oct 29, 6 - 8 pm)

Rancho Bernardo Branch Library, 17110 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, California 92128

 

Astronomy on Tap San Diego (Oct 29, 6 - 7:30 pm)

New English Brewing, 11545 Sorrento Valley Rd. #305, San Diego, California 92121

 

Warhammer40k - Necron-Philin League (Oct 29, 6 - 10:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Mira Mesa Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego North County Board Games: Trivia Night and Beer Tasting (Oct 29, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

Board Game Night (Oct 29, 6 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #150, San Diego, California 92126

 

Game Night: Happy Hour all night (Oct 29, 6 - 10 pm)

Eclipse Chocolate, 2145 Fern St, San Diego, California 92104

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Oct 29, 7 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Order of Rebel Knights: Tuesday Night Workout (Oct 29, 7:30 pm)

Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, California 92101

 

A-Z Trivia Tuesday: Spooktober (Oct 29, 8 - 9 pm)

Wavelength Brewing Company, 236 Main St, Vista, California 92084

 

PoundTown @PECS (Oct 29, 9 pm - 2 am) - Video Games

PECS BAR, 2046 University Ave, San Diego, California 92104

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Oct 30, 5 - 9 pm)

Wendy's, 9290 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA

 

San Diego Wargamers (Oct 30, 5 pm)

TC's Rockets, 5155 Waring Rd, San Diego, California 92120

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Oct 30, 6 - 8:30 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

San Diego Makers Guild: Grill and Gab (Oct 30, 6 - 9 pm)

NorLab, 888 Rancheros Dr. Suite D, San Marcos CA 92069

 

Board Game Night Chula Vista (Oct 30, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 340 3rd Ave., Chula Vista CA

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Oct 30, 6:30 - 10 pm)

AT EASE Games, 8990 Miramar Rd., #140, San Diego, California 92126

 

Magic the Gathering - Draft (Oct 30, 6:30 pm)

Knowhere Games & Comics, 744 Grand Ave, Ste. 102, San Diego, California 92078

 

Fathom Event: Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 - Spirited Away (Dubbed) (Oct 30, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Magic the Gathering Legacy Format (Oct 30, 7 - 10 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

The San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group (Oct 30, 7 - 10 pm)

138 Comics, 7905 Broadway Lemon Grove CA

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Sparring Session (Oct 30, 7:30 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Oct 30, 7:30 pm)

Kairoa Brewing Company, 4601 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Oct 30, 8 pm)

Tiger! Tiger!, 3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Oct 30, 8 - 10 pm)

Rip Current Brewing North Park, 4101 30th Street, San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Oct 31, 6 - 8 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St., San Diego, CA

 

Weekly Thursday events at Brute Force Games (Oct 31, 6:30 - 10 pm)

Magic the Gathering and Transformers TCG

Brute Force Games, 4241 Park Blvd, San Diego, California 92103

 

20s & 30s Book Club (Oct 31, 7 - 9 pm)

Pet Semitary by Stephen King

Location shown to members

 

San Diego Regency English Country Dancers (Oct 31, 7 - 9:30 pm)

Balboa Park's Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Nerd Comedy Night (Oct 31, 7 - 8:30 pm)

El Tejate Carlsbad, 3050 Pio Pico Dr, Carlsbad, California 92008

Tickets: $10

 

Darkstar Dinner (Oct 31, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Phuong Trang, 4170 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 92111

 

Comic Pop Up Market Presents: Dapper Expo (Nov 9, 1 - 7 pm)

Balboa Park Recital Hall, 2130 Pan American Road West, San Diego CA 92101

 

Suds & Science - Weaving Shrimp and Drugs from the Sea (Nov 11, 6:30 - 8 pm)

Mangia Italiano on Third, 248 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, California 91910

Tickets: $5

 

San Diego Book Divas: Young @ Heart (Nov 5, 7 - 9 pm)

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Location: Shown to members

 

Thursday Afternoon Book Club (Nov 14, 2 - 3 pm)

Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad CA

 

Book Discussion Group (Nov 20, 7 - 8 pm)

Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Ste 100, San Diego, California 92111

 

San Diego Book Divas: Young @ Heart - Sci-Fi/Fantasy (Nov 20, 7 - 9 pm)

The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost

Location: Shown to members

 

20s & 30s Book Club (Nov 21, 7 - 9 pm)

The Stand by Stephen King

Location shown to members

 

Suds & Science - Heart Disease - Why Studying Both Men and Women is Important (Dec 9, 6:30 - 8 pm)

Stone Brewing World Garden & Bistro Liberty Station, 2816 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, California 92106

Tickets: $5

 

 

2019 Fall San Diego LAN-A-THON (Oct 11 - 13) - Video Games

Holiday Inn Express, 632 E. St., Chula Vista CA

Tickets

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Giant Costume Sale (Oct 12, 10 am - 5 pm)

3747 Eagle St., San Diego CA 92103

 

SD Hacks 2019 (Oct 25 - 27)

Rimac Arena, 9500 Gilman Dr, San Diego, California 92093

 

SoCal Open 2019 (Oct 26 - 29) - Gaming Con

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

Tickets: $65 SOLD OUT (Waitlisted)

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

Fall Escondido Renaissance Faire (Oct 26 - 27, Nov 2 - 3, 2019; 10 am - 6 pm)

Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido CA 92029

Tickets: $19/day

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Calafia Anniversary (Nov 2, 8:30 am - 5 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

El Monte Park, 15805 El Monte Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040

 

San Diego Historical Games Convention (Nov 8 - 10 , 2019)

Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: $109

Membership: $55

Facebook Group

 

Pokemon Regional Championship (Dec 7 - 8, 2019)

San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr. , San Diego, CA 92101

 

Cos-Losseum (Jan 4, 2020) - CANCELLED

 

Escon (Jan 18 - 20, 2020) - Gaming Convention
Escondido Charter High 1868 E. Valley Parkway Escondido, CA 92027
Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Gamercon (Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2020) - Gaming Convention

GamerConSD, 930 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Global Game Jam 2020 (Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2020) - Game Design Events

Art Institute of California, 7650 Mission Valley Rd., San Diego CA 92108

 

San Diego Comic Fest (Mar 5 - 8, 2020)

Four Points by Sheraton, 8110 Aero Dr., San Diego, CA 92123

Guests: Sergio Aragones, Bill Schelly, John Semper, James Robinson, others.

Memberships: $50

Facebook Group - Facebook Event - Twitter - Instagram

 

San Diego Rocket Con (Mar 21 - 22, 2020)

Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego CA

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Party like 1922 San Diego - Cabaret Noir (Apr 17, 2020; 7 pm - midnight)

The Observatory North Park, 2891 University Ave, San Diego, California 92104

Tickets: $32.28 to 2/5/20, then TBA

 

Earthfair 2020 (Apr 17, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

Balboa Park, 1549 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

 

San Diego Comic-con International (Jul 22 - 26, 2020) - Comic and Media Convention

San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: Go to web site (NOW) to register. They will inform you went tickets go on sale.

Contact

 

San Diego Historical Games Convention (Nov 13 - 15, 2020)

Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108

Rate: TBA

Membership: TBA

Facebook Group

 

Exhibitions

 

Oddities: Hidden Heroes of the Scripps Collection (Jun 29, 2018 - ?)

Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037

Tickets: Included with Aquarium Admission of $18.50

 

Brian Kesinger: Dream It Yourself (Jul 13 - Nov 19, 2019) - Steampunk Art

Oceanide Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054 

General Admission to Museum: $8

 

 

 

 

 

 

Groups

 

SF/Fantasy

 

- General

 

Com Station Z

A forum for persons with and interest in Science Fiction and Fantasy to meet like-minded individuals and contribute in positive ways to our community.

Contact: Kathy Frizbie - Facebook

 

Darkstar

The science fiction, fantasy and gaming club at UCSD.

Email - Facebook

 

San Diego Science Fiction and Fantasy Meetup

Hosts various SF&F and gaming events.

Facebook

 

S.T.A.R. San Diego

Online social SF group that also participates in local conventions and holds a birthday celebration in October.

The organization was founded in 1972.

Facebook

 

- Media

 

501st Stormtrooper Legion

A Star Wars fan club celebrating the movies using costumes and props of the stormtrooper characters in their various incarnations.

 

California Association of Pop-culture Enthusiasts

 

Crazed Imaginations

Shadow casts midnight shows of The Rocky Horror Picture Show every Friday in at the La Paloma Theatre Encinitas and third Saturdays at the Ken Cinema in Kensington.

Check website for special events and themed showings.

Facebook

 

Doctor Who and Other Cool Shows/Movies meetup

The group gathers to watch, discuss, and celebrate Doctor Who and other SF media.

 

Doctor Who San Diego

Online group for local fans of The Doctor

 

East County Ghost Busters

 

Harangalaar Clan San Diego - Mandalorian Mercs - Star Wars Cosplay group

 

IKV Stranglehold

Dedicated to preserving the Klingon lifestyle through costuming, reenactment, outings, and social events.

We also welcome Pirates at the Stranglehold, and do Steampunk as the League Of Supremely Evil Revolutionaries otherwise known as L.O.S.E.R.

Contact (KHan Den yo aj) - Facebook (Klingons) - Facebook (Pirates) - Facebook (L.O.S.E.R)

 

Imperial Sands Garrison

Stormtrooper Garrison for San Diego and Imperial Counties.

 

The Mars Society of San Diego hosts The Mars Movie Night

Monthly showings, usually third Friday of the month.

Contact: Gerry Williams

 

San Diego Browncoats

Local fan group for Joss Whedon's Firefly TV show and Serenity movie.

Contact - John Monteaguado - Facebook

 

San Diego Doctor Who meetup

 

San Diego Fan Force

 

A Star Wars fan club and the official San Diego chapter of Fan Force (a global Star Wars fan community).

We meet regularly to socialize and share our love of Star Wars and other geeky things. We have movie nights, picnics, and monthly meetings.

We also participate in events for children's charities, and attend conventions and theme parks.

Contact: James Floyd

 

San Diego Hetalians - Fans of anime/webcomic Axis Powers Hetalia

 

San Diego Sabers - Light Saber combat group

 

San Diego Star Wars Society

Active in the area for charitable and community wide events.

Contact - Facebook

 

San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi

Meets, usually on third Saturdays, to watch films, TV, and serials made through 1969. Rubber monster suits, cheesy dialogue, and scripts by Robert A. Heinlein and others!

Contact: Gerry Williams

 

Sci-Fi Movie Night

Monthly meetings in Vista CA

 

U.S.S. Copernicus - Star Trek interest community

 

- Anime

 

Cal Animage Beta Chapter

UCSD anime society, but non students are welcome.

Contact - Facebook - Yahoo

 

Okore

Anime and Manga Group

 

San Diego Fans of Shingeki No Kyojin

 

SD Animanga

Live, eat, and drink anime? Members participate in countless anime events, meetups, and conventions around So-Cal.

 

- Other

  

Harry Potter Group of San Diego (Meetup)

Facebook

 

Wands Up San Diego - Harry Potter Meetup Group

 

General Geek/Nerd

 

Active Lifestyle Nerds

 

Active Lifestyle Nerds North County Chapter

 

Geek Girls of San Diego

They hold several events every week around the county to play games, craft, watch films, discuss books, and geek out in a variety of ways.

Facebook

 

Nerdy 30s Ladies of San Diego

 

North County Nerdfighters

Getting Nerdfighters together for geeky activities in North County.

 

San Diego Geeks

Created to give local geeks a way to find each other and talk about all the Geekery they might not be able to with others at work or as often as they might like

... or just geek out over all things nerdy from Conventions, comics, cosplay to gaming.
Sub Group of SoCal Geeks

  

San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Area Nerdfighters

Getting Nerdfighters together for geeky activities.

 

Vista Nerd Club

 

Books/Reading/Comics

 

Comic Con Graphic Novel Book Clubs

Meetings Throughout San Diego County

 

La Mesa Comic Lovers Book Club

Meets every 3rd Tuesday at La Mesa Library, 8074 Allison Ave., La Mesa CA 91942

Ages 18+

 

San Diego Book Discussion Group

Meets monthly to discuss SF&F literature at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, 5943 Balboa Ave., Suite 100, San Diego CA 92117

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group

Meets monthly at the Oceanside Barnes and Noble, El Camino North Shopping Center, 2615 Vista Way, Oceanside CA 92054

 

Writing

 

Clarion Writers Workshop

The annual Clarion workshop is widely recognized as a premier proving and training ground for aspiring writers of speculative fiction.

Applicants must submit two complete short stories and be age 18 or older to apply. Scholarships are available.

 

San Diego Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers Group

 

Steampunk and Victoriana

 

San Diego Tea Duelists

Enthusiasts of the art of Tea dueling (obviously).

 

San Diego Steampunk Meetup

 

Starburner Galactic Courier Service (Facebook)

 

Costuming/Cosplay

 

North County Costume and Clothing Sewing Group

 

San Diego Cosplay and Costume Support Group

Online group for cosplayer and costumer mutual support.

 

San Diego Comic Con Cosplayers

This group is for anyone who cosplays at Comic Con (The one in San Diego)

 

San Diego Costume Guild

A group of costumers, professional and hobbyist, who meet to learn and share costuming information and events.

We enjoy creating, displaying, and wearing historical, fantasy, and genre costumes.

Facebook

 

SD Cosplay

Resource for cosplay events, news, guides, and communities. We hold regular gatherings, photo shoots, and parties, as well as convention reviews.

Facebook

 

Period Dancing

 

The Playford Plodders

Dances of England of the mid-17th century.

Facebook

 

San Diego English Country Dancers

Dances of the late 18th and early 19th century

Dances most Sundays at the RB Swim & Tennis Club, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego, CA 92128

Contact - Facebook - Meetup

 

San Diego Regency English Country Dancers

Balboa Parks Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

 

San Diego Vintage Dance Society

Dancing in Time....delving into the history and art of social dance, music, manners, & clothing ... from 1800 to 1960.

Facebook

 

Waltz and Such

A group of San Diego, CA dancers dedicated to spreading the joy of vintage social dance through weekly classes, practice sessions, and occasional special dance events.

Dances of the late 19th and early 20th century. The focus is on having FUN, and dancing with musicality.

Meetings most Fridays, Balboa Parks Casa del Prado, room 207, 1650 El Prado, San Diego CA 92101

 

Re-enactors and Recreationists

 

Barony of Calafia

The regional chapter of the worldwide Society for Creative Anachronism,

which studies and reenacts pre-17th-century European society: tournaments, heraldry, crafts, workshops, cuisine, etc.

Facebook - Calendar

 

Scholars of Alcala - Renaissance Sword Fighting

 

The Historical Martial Arts Preservation Society of San Diego

Associated with the Poly Unified Martial Arts Association (PUMAA),

the goal of the Preservation Society is to preserve and revive traditional forms of martial arts training, such as bartistu, ninjitsu and pankartion.

 

The Realm of Andor

The San Diego chapter of Belegarth Medieval Combat Society.

We practice every Sunday from 1pm - Sundown at Morley Field in Balboa Park.

Facebook

 

The Southern Horde

The Southern Horde is the San Diego Chapter of the Norse Hollywood Dining Vikings.

We welcome Vikings, Valkyries and barbarians of all shapes and sizes to join us on our raids!

 

Gaming

 

Gam3rcon

 

Game Night in Hillcrest (Meetup.com)

 

Gaymers San Diego

 

HPL Mythos Investigators

 

 - Live Action Role Playing (LARP)

 

Oceanside Medieval/Fantasy LARP

 

Midgard LARP

 

Night Terrors Vampire LARP

3rd Saturdays, 3 - 9 pm

Laws of Night Revisited

Contact: mailto:mal2011st@gmail.com

 

- Role Play Gaming

 

Call of Cthulhu - Escape the Insanity (La Mesa)

 

Dice and Dragons (La Mesa)

 

Downtown San Diego Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Meetup Group

 

One shot Splats

 

The San Diego Dungeons and Dragons Meetup Group

 

San Diego North County Dungeons and Dragons Meetup

 

San Diego Pathfinder Society

Started to connect the Pathfinder Society Organized Play opportunities in the greater San Diego area. See website calendar for details.

 

San Diego Roleplaying Association

Meet local GMs who need players, players who need games, and discuss RPGs in general. Many roleplaying events on calendar each month.

 

San Diego Star Wars RPG

 

- - Table Top/Strategy

 

The 56 Board Game Group - Gaming for those along the 56 corridor

 

Board @ The Library - Board Games at the National City Library

 

Board Game Night Chula Vista

 

Bored Gamers Group

 

La Jolla Board Game Group

 

Miramar/Scripps Magic: The Gathering EDH Group

 

North County Board Games Group

 

Oceanside Casual Magic The Gathering Meetup Group

 

Play Magic

 

Point Loma and Immediate Area Miniature/Board Wargamers

 

Rancho Bernardo Board Games & Group Games

 

San Diego Board Games Group

 

San Diego Euro Board Games Meetup

 

San Diego Gloomhaven Meetup

 

San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers

 

 San Diego Redditors Gaming Club

 

San Diego Strategy Games

 

San Diego Wargamers

 

UTC Board Game Society

 

- Video Games

 

Casual Gamer Parents

 

Couch Conflict! Meetup

Multiplayer Video Games

Facebook

 

Diablo 3 Nintendo Switch Meetup

 

FIFA 20 Tournament at The Lot

 

La Mesa LAN Party Meetup

 

Monthly San Diego North County Virtual Reality Meetup

 

NintenDiego

Nintendo-based meetup group oriented towards adults but open to all.

We connect Nintendo fans together throughout San Diego county through tournaments, socializing and enjoying the amazing things San Diego has to offer.

Our monthly meetups take place at various county locations, from north to south and east to west!

 

North County Game Development Meetup

 

SanDiegoLan.net

Nintendo 3DS meetups. Always free and open to all, and gathering at least monthly.

Facebook

 

San Diego Game Developers

 

San Diego Gaming Group

 

San Diego Mixer Streamers

 

San Diego Rocket League

 

San Diego Smash 4 Community

 

San Diego Super Smash Bros Ultimate Community

 

StreetPass San Diego

Nintendo 3DS meetups. Always free and open to all, and gathering at least monthly.

Facebook - Twitter - Google+ - Reddit - Instagram

 

Unity3d.College Game Architecture Meetup

 

Virtual Reality Gaming Tournaments

 

 - Field Games

 

San Diego Nerf Club

Facebook

 

San Diego Tactical Lazer Tag (BRX)

 

Science and Technical

 

Build A Robot Workshop

 

Brilliant Minds of Southern California - Art/Science crossover

 

BOoM - Benevolent Order of Makers

 

Geek Girl - San Diego

Our Mission: to educate and empower every girl and woman at every age level, on every skill level, at every income level on computer technology with fun and provide a legacy by giving back and paying it forward.

 

Open Source Makers Lab

2591 Pioneer Ave., Suite G, Vista CA 92081

 

San Diego Association for Rational Inquiry (SDARI)

An educational and investigative organization which advocates the application of scientific method and open rational inquiry to extraordinary claims of all kinds.

Facebook - Meetup

 

San Diego Makers Guild

 

San Diego Robotics Club (meetup)

 

San Diego Space (Meetup)

 

Teen Science Cafe, Southeast San Diego

 

Teen Science Cafe, Expanding Your Horizons, San Diego

 

Other Groups of Interest

 

Indie Creatives San Diego

 

La Jolla Trivia Meetup

 

Pacific Puzzlers

 

Point Loma Trivia Night at The Lot

 

San Diego Furries

 

San Diego Robots Club

 

San Diego Science Advocacy Group

 

San Diego Sphinxes - A Muggle Quidditch team

 

OTHER EVENT AND ORGANIZATION SOURCES:

 

San Diego Eventful (books)

 

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