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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: 2020-01-14

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

 

 Upcoming Events

Conventions, Faires, Balls, and Festivals

East County Dungeons and Dragons Game Night (Jan 16, 5:30 pm)

Barnes & Noble, Trolley Square, 9938 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Anime Movie! Weathering With You with dinner beforehand (Jan 16, 6 - 9 pm)

6 pm - Tender Greens, 1640 Camino Del Rio N Suite FS - 7, San Diego, CA 92108

6:50 pm - AMC Mission Valley 20, 1640 Camino Del Rio, North, San Diego, CA

 

Star Wars Legion - League Play (Jan 16, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Jan 16, 6 - 8 pm)

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

 

Star Wars X-Wing - At Ease Games Winter League (Jan 16, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Nemesis (Jan 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

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

 

Mars Movies (Jan 16, 7 - 11 pm)

The Mars Films of 2019

Ad Astra (2019, USA/China)

Aniara, (2018, Sweden/Denmark)

My Favorite Martian: A Nose for News (1964)

Free but RSVP to Gerry Williams

 

January Baronial Populace Meeting (Jan 16, 7 - 9 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

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

 

Fathom Event: Weathering of You (Dubbed) (Jan 16, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

San Diego Regency English Country Dancers (Jan 16, 7 - 9:30 pm)

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

 

Nerd Comedy Night (Jan 16, 7 - 8:30 pm)

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

Tickets: $10

 

Darkstar Dinner (Jan 16, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Havana Grill, 5450 Clairemont Mesa Blvd suite G, San Diego, CA 92117

 

Portacade Game Night (Jan 16, 7 - 10 pm)

Pendry San Diego, 550 J St, San Diego, California 92101

 

Fathom Event: Weathering of You (Subbed) (Jan 16, 8 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Natural History 101: Mammalogy (Jan 17, 9 - 10:30 am)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $12 ($9 for museum members)

 

Magic the Gathering PreRelease: Theros Beyond Death (Jan 17 - 19)

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

 

Magic the Gathering PreRelease: Theros Beyond Death (Jan 17 - 19)

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

 

Magic the Gathering - Family Night Magic (Jan 17, 4:30 - 6:30 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering PreRelease: Theros Beyond Death (Jan 17, 6 pm)

Gaming On Grand, 237 W. Grand Ave, Escondido, California 92025

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Jan 17, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering PreRelease: Theros Beyond Death (Jan 17 - 19)

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

 

Magic the Gathering PreRelease: Theros Beyond Death (Jan 17, 6:30 - 10:30 pm)

Empire Collectibles, 5795 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92115

 

Little Fish Cosplay Figure Drawing (Jan 17, 7 - 10 pm)

Little Fish Comic Book Studio, 6822B El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

 

Waltz and Such (Jan 17, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

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

Suggested Donation: $2

 

Magic the Gathering: Theros Beyond Death Prerelease (Jan 17, 6:30 pm - Jan 19, 9 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering: Theros Beyond Death Prerelease (Jan 17, 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

Empire Collectibles, 5795 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92115

 

San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi (Jan 17, 7 - 11 pm)

Time Travel and Espionage

Cyborg 2087 (1966)

Dimension 5 (1966)

Itís About Time: And Then I Wrote Happy Birthday to You (1966)

Free but RSVP to Gerry Williams

 

Little Fish Cosplay Figure Drawing (Jan 17, 7 - 10 pm)

Little Fish Comic Book Studio, 6822B El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Genesys-palooza--swashbuckling adventures--session 2 (Jan 17, 7 - 10 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave ∑ El Cajon, CA

 

Formula D Race Season (Jan 17, 7 - 10 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

Darkstar board game night (Jan 17, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

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

Facebook Group

 

Terre Neuve December/January Crown Event (Jan 18, 8:30 am - 4 pm)

Morley Field Sports Complex, 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, California 92104

 

Game of the Month: Pandemic (Jan 18, 10 am - 10 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Jan 18, 10:30 am - noon) - Order of Rebel Knights

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

 

Weekly Keyforge Chainbound Archon Tournament (Jan 18, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego Oddities & Curiosities Expo (Jan 18, 11 am - 6 pm)

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

 

January Nerf Event #2 (Jan 18, 11 am - 3 pm)

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

 

San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers: Big Old Games Group: Ikusa/Axis and Allies (Jan 18, noon - 4 pm)

Private Residence

 

Magic the Gathering: Theros Beyond Death Prerelease (Jan 18, noon - 4 pm)

Empire Collectibles, 5795 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92115

 

California Condor Ecolife Lecture (Jan 18, 12:30 - 2 pm)

Redwood Terrace, 710 W 13th Ave, Escondido, California 92025

Tickets: $15

 

Oceanside Medieval/Fantasy LARP: Fight Club Meetup (Jan 18, 1:30 - 4:40 pm)

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

 

Small World Tournament (Jan 18, 2 - 6 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

Atlantis IV (Jan 18, 3 - 9 pm ) - Video Games

UCSD Multipurpose Room, 9500 Gilman Dr., San Diego, California 92093

 

Book Signing: Nikki Katz (Jan 18, 4 - 5 pm)

The King's Questioner

Mysterious Galaxy, 3555 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110

Facebook

 

Cult Films Group Art Exhibit (Jan 18, 6 - 9 pm)

Subterranean Coffee Boutique, 3764 30th St, San Diego, California 92104

 

Geeky Music w/ Eben Brooks (Jan 18, 5 - 10 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering: Theros Beyond Death Prerelease (Jan 18, 5 - 10 pm)

Empire Collectibles, 5795 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92115

 

Cult Films Group art exhibit (Jan 18, 6 - 9 pm)

Subterranean Coffee Boutique, 3764 30th St, San Diego, California 92104

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Halcyon City Chronicles: Phoenix Academy Issue #1 - Icebreakers (Jan 18, 7 - 10 pm)

Tea n More, 7380 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #111, San Diego, CA

 

Midnight Madness: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jan 19, 11:55 pm - 1:45 am)

Landmark's Ken Cinema, 4061 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

Tickets: $9

Facebook

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Tabletop and Tea Time (Jan 19, 11 am - 2:30 pm)

Coronado Community Center, 1845 Strand Way ∑ Coronado, CA

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: "The Road in the Woods" - Axis RPG (A Homebrew d10 system) (Jan 19, 11 am - 4 pm)

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

 

Geek Girls of San Diego: Bike and Brunch (Jan 19, 11 am - 2 pm)

Bea Evenson Fountain, El Prada, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

 

The Southbay Pokemon League (Jan 19, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

Feminist Comic Book Club of San Diego: Creative Workshop (Jan 19, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: RPGs-n-Brew: Wyld at Night (Urban Shadows) (Jan 19, noon - 3 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe C ∑ San Diego, CA

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: RPGs-n-Brew: "Alien Planet" (Cypher System) (Jan 19, noon - 3 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe C ∑ San Diego, CA

 

Lecture: Who's at Risk in a Conservation Crisis? by Bill Toone (Jan 19, 1 - 2:30 pm)

California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, California 92025

 

San Diego Street Pass: Pokemon Shield / Sword Tournament (Jan 19, 1 - 5:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego Ladies Gaming Group: The Adventure Continues (5e D&D) (Jan 19, 1 - 4 pm)

Location shown to members, UCSD area

 

Magic the Gathering: Theros Beyond Death Prerelease (Jan 19, 1 - 5 pm)

Empire Collectibles, 5795 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92115

 

Indie Creatives San Diego: Game Development Session (Jan 19, 1 - 5 pm)

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

 

San Diego North County Board Games (Jan 19, 2 - 5 pm)

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

 

San Diego Star Wars Society Monthly Meeting & Jawa Swap Meet (Jan 19, 2:30 - 5 pm)

Toby Wells YMCA, 5105 Overland Ave, San Diego, California 92123

 

The San Diego North County Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: Open Monthly Campaign (Jan 19, 3 - 6 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Jan 19, 3 - 8 pm)

IHOP, 615 Saturn Blvd ∑ San Diego

 

Bi-Weekly D&D One-Shots (Jan 19, 3 - 8 pm)

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

 

Weekly Keyforge Sealed Tournament (Jan 19, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Jan 19, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

Dungeons & Dragons Session (Jan 19, 4:30 - 6:30 pm)

Mysterious Galaxy, 3555 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110

 

San Diego English Country Dancers (Jan 19, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Star Wars Trivia (Jan 19, 8 - 10 pm)

The Ugly Dog Pub San Diego, 6344 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, California 92115

 

Cosmic Eclipse League Cup (Jan 20, 10 am - 9 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Play Ascension (Jan 20, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: North County Board Game Night (Jan 20, 6 - 8 pm)

Wavelength Brewing Company, 236 Main St ∑ Vista, CA

 

MCP - Marvel Monday (Jan 20, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Pokemon - Standard (Jan 20, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

The 56 Board Game Group: No Strategy Monday (Jan 20, 6:30 - 8:30 pm)

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

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: GM/DM Meetup and Chat (Jan 20, 7 - 9 pm)

Tea n More, 7380 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #111 ∑ San Diego, CA

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Classic Modules, 5th Edition Rules (Jan 20, 7 - 10 pm)

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

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Jan 20, 7:30 pm)

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

 

Weekly Chainbound Archon Tournament (Jan 21, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego Board Games (Jan 21, 5 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Board Games (Jan 21, 5 - 11 pm)

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

 

San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers: The Battle of Singling: 6-Dec-1944 (Jan 21, 5:30 - 8 pm)

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

 

San Diego North County Board Games: Trivia Night and Beer Tasting (Jan 21, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

40K - Killteam League (Jan 21, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Game Night: Happy Hour all night (Jan 21, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

WH40k League - New Year, New Marine (Jan 21, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Casual LCG Night - Marvel Champions & Arkham Horror (Jan 21, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering Pioneer Format (Jan 21, 6:30 - 10 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering - Brawl (Jan 21, 6:30 - 9 pm)

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

 

Batteries Not Included: a Custom Toy Show (Jan 21, 7 - 11 pm)

Basic Bar/Pizza, 410 10th Ave, San Diego, California 92101

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Red Markets Session 3: Charming Opportunities (Jan 21, 7 - 10 pm)

Game Empire, 5037 Shawline St ∑ San Diego, CA

 

Bardic Guild Meeting (Jan 21, 7 - 9 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

San Diego Brewing Co., 10450 Friars Road, San Diego, California 92120

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Jan 21, 7 pm)

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

 

Order of Rebel Knights: Tuesday Night Workout (Jan 21, 7:30 pm)

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

 

A-Z Trivia Tuesday: Rick & Mortanuary (Jan 21, 8 - 9 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Jan 22, 5 - 9 pm)

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

 

Triton Gaming: Chipotle Fundraiser (Jan 22, 5 - 9 pm)

8657 Villa La Jolla Dr. #209, La Jolla CA 92037

 

San DIego Makers Guild North Meeting (Jan 22, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Jan 22, 6 - 8:30 pm)

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

 

Board Game Night Chula Vista (Jan 22, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 340 3rd Ave., Chula Vista CA

 

Cock & Bull Tournament (Jan 22, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Jan 22, 6:30 - 10 pm)

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

 

Beach Area Women's Book Club (Jan 22, 7 - 9 pm)

The Testaments by Margaret Attwood

Location: Shown to members

 

The San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group (Jan 22, 7 - 10 pm)

138 Comics, 7905 Broadway Lemon Grove CA

 

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

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

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Sparring Session (Jan 22, 7:30 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Jan 22, 8 pm)

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

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Jan 22, 8 - 10 pm)

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

 

Screening: Picard, Episode 1 (Jan 23, Time: TBA)

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

 

CAPE (California Association of Pop-culture Enthusiasts): Monthly Dinner and Nerd-out (Jan 22, 6 - 7:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Jan 23, 6 - 8 pm)

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

 

Star Wars X-Wing - At Ease Games Winter League (Jan 23, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Star Wars Legion - League Play (Jan 23, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Portacade Game Night (Jan 23, 7 - 10 pm)

Pendry San Diego, 550 J St, San Diego, California 92101

 

San Diego Regency English Country Dancers (Jan 23, 7 - 9:30 pm)

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

 

Nerd Comedy Night (Jan 23, 7 - 8:30 pm)

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

Tickets: $10

 

Darkstar Dinner (Jan 23, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Eureka!, 4353 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92122

 

Natural History 101: Entomology (Jan 24, 9 - 10:30 am)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $12 ($9 for museum members

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: The Border Boarders (Jan 24, 4:30 pm - midnight)

Private Residence

 

Magic the Gathering - Family Night Magic (Jan 24, 4:30 - 6:30 pm)

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

 

SoCal Gunpla Meetup (Jan 24, 5 - 9 pm)

GUNNZO Japanese Toys and Gifts, 3985 Harney St Suite B ∑ San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Jan 24, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Jan 24, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

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

 

Young Adult Book Club (Jan 24, 7 pm)

Zero Repeat Forever by G. S. Prendergast

Mysterious Galaxy, 3555 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110

 

Secret Society of Adultologists: Time Machine (Jan 24, 7 - 10 pm)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

 

Formula D Race Season (Jan 24, 7 - 10 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Genesys-palooza--swashbuckling adventures--session 3 (Jan 24, 7 - 10 pm)

Tea n More, 7380 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #111 ∑ San Diego, CA

 

Waltz and Such (Jan 24, 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 (Jan 24, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

Game of the Month: Pandemic (Jan 25, 10 am - 10 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Jan 25, 10:30 am - noon) - Order of Rebel Knights

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

 

Weekly Keyforge Chainbound Archon Tournament (Jan 25, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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

 

A Week of Film Classics: The Incredible Shrinking Man - Matinee (Jan 25, 11 am - 12:20 pm)

Landmark's Ken Cinema, 4061 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

Tickets: $8

Facebook

 

Friends with Comics: Let's Talk Comics (Jan 25, 11 am - 2 pm)

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

 

San Diego Furries (Jan 25, noon - 4 pm)

Bonita Cove Park, 1100 West Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA

 

East County Tabletop Roleplaying and Board Games Group: Letís celebrate Chinese New Years by playing some games (Jan 25, noon - 4 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Munchkin Tournament (Jan 25, noon - 5 pm)

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

 

The San Diego LAN Party Meetup Group (Jan 25, 1 - 10 pm)

San Diego LAN HQ, 4319 Corral Canyon Rd., Bonita, CA

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Everyone Plays @ The Library (Jan 25, 1 - 5:30 pm)

Rancho Penasquitos Library, 13330 Salmon River Rd., San Diego

 

Call of Cthulhu - Escape the Insanity: Heading out to Blackwater Creek (Jan 25, 1 - 4 pm)

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

 

Oceanside Medieval/Fantasy LARP: Fight Club Meetup (Jan 25, 1:30 - 4:40 pm)

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

 

Book Signing: Weston Ochse (Jan 25, 2 - 3 pm)

Dead Sky

Mysterious Galaxy, 3555 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110

Facebook

 

San Diego Board Gaymers (Jan 25, 2 - 9 pm)

Private Residence

 

Brew and Bards New Years Celebration (Jan 25, 5 - 10 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

8939 Lamar St, Spring Valley, CA 91977-2626

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Games and Potluck (Jan 25, 6 - 10:30 pm)

Private Residence, Golden Hill, San Diego CA

 

Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Live! The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour (Jan 25, 7:30 pm)

Balboa Theatre, 868 4th Ave, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $32.50 - 85.50

Facebook

 

San Diego Vintage Flea Market (Jan 26, 9 am - 3 pm)

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

 

Pokemon: Sword and Shield Prerelease (Jan 26, 10 am - 1 pm)

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

 

A Week of Film Classics: The Incredible Shrinking Man - Matinee (Jan 26, 11 am - 12:20 pm)

Landmark's Ken Cinema, 4061 Adams Ave, San Diego, California 92116

Tickets: $8

Facebook

 

The Southbay Pokemon League (Jan 26, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

Feminist Comic Book Club of San Diego: Creative Workshop (Jan 26, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

Oceanside Casual Magic The Gathering Meetup Group: MTG Commander (Jan 26, noon - 4 pm)

Panels Coffee, 713 Mission Ave ∑ Oceanside, CA

 

Indie Creatives San Diego: Game Development Session (Jan 26, 1 - 5 pm)

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

 

Active Lifestyle Nerds: Monthly Book Club (Jan 26, 1 - 3 pm)

Remnant Population, by Elizabeth Moon

Presidio Park, 4288 Cosoy Way., San Diego CA

 

San Diego Ladies Gaming Group: The Adventure Continues (5e D&D) (Jan 26, 1 - 4 pm)

Location shown to members, UCSD area

 

San Diego Book Divas: Graphic Novel (Jan 26, 2 - 4 pm)

I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina, Illustrated by Stacey Robinson, John Jennings

Location: Shown to members

 

Miniature Painting Workshop (Jan 26, 2 - 4 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

San Diego North County Board Games (Jan 26, 2:15 - 5:15 pm)

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

 

Weekly Keyforge Sealed Tournament (Jan 26, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Jan 26, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

San Diego English Country Dancers (Jan 26, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

San Diego Skeptic Society: The Search for Life on Other Worlds: Separating the Hype from the Hope (Jan 26, 7 - 8:30 pm)

Joyce Beers Community Center, 3900 Vermont St., San Diego, CA

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Play Ascension (Jan 27, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

MCP - Marvel Monday (Jan 27, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Pokemon - Standard (Jan 27, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Strategy Monday (Jan 27, 6:30 - 8:30 pm)

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

 

Carlsbad City Library Meetup: Monday Night Classics (Jan 27, 7 - 8 pm)

The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells

Carlsbad Dove Library, 1775 Dove Ln., Carlsbad, CA

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Classic Modules, 5th Edition Rules (Jan 27, 7 - 10 pm)

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

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Jan 27, 7:30 pm)

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

 

Weekly Chainbound Archon Tournament (Jan 28, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego Board Games (Jan 28, 5 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Board Games (Jan 28, 5 - 11 pm)

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

 

San Diego North County Board Games: Trivia Night and Beer Tasting (Jan 28, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

Game Night: Happy Hour all night (Jan 28, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Casual LCG Night - Marvel Champions & Arkham Horror (Jan 28, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

40K - Killteam League (Jan 28, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

WH40k League - New Year, New Marine (Jan 28, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Tapestry (Jan 28, 6:30 - 9:30 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering Pioneer Format (Jan 28, 6:30 - 10 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering - Brawl (Jan 28, 6:30 - 9 pm)

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

 

San Diego Book Divas : Young@Heart - Sci-Fi Fantasy (Jan 28, 7 - 9 pm)

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Location: Shown to members

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Red Markets Session 3: Charming Opportunities (Jan 28, 7 - 10 pm)

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

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Jan 28, 7 pm)

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

 

Order of Rebel Knights: Tuesday Night Workout (Jan 28, 7:30 pm)

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

 

A-Z Trivia Tuesday: Rick & Mortanuary (Jan 28, 8 - 9 pm)

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

 

Psychic Awakening: Escalation (Jan 29 - Mar 11, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Jan 29, 5 - 9 pm)

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

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Jan 29, 6 - 8:30 pm)

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

 

Board Game Night Chula Vista (Jan 29, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 340 3rd Ave., Chula Vista CA

 

San Diego Makers Guild North Meeting (Jan 29, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Jan 29, 6:30 - 10 pm)

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

 

Madden Tournament (Jan 29, 7 - 10 pm)

Barrel Republic, 215 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, California 92054

 

The San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group (Jan 29, 7 - 10 pm)

138 Comics, 7905 Broadway Lemon Grove CA

 

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

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

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Sparring Session (Jan 29, 7:30 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Jan 29, 8 pm)

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

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Jan 29, 8 - 10 pm)

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

 

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

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

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Star Wars X-Wing - At Ease Games Winter League (Jan 20, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Jan 30, 6 - 8 pm)

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

 

Star Wars Legion - League Play (Jan 30, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

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

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

 

Portacade Game Night (Jan 30, 7 - 10 pm)

Pendry San Diego, 550 J St, San Diego, California 92101

 

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

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

Tickets: $10

 

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

Wahoo's Fish Tacos

 

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

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

 

Magic the Gathering - Family Night Magic (Jan 31, 4:30 - 6:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Jan 31, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Book Signing: R.A. Salvatore (Jan 31, 7 - 8 pm)

Song of the Risen God

Mysterious Galaxy, 3555 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110

Facebook

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Genesys-palooza--swashbuckling adventures--session 4 (Jan 31, 7 - 10 pm)

Tea n More, 7380 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #111, San Diego, CA

 

Formula D Race Season (Jan 31, 7 - 10 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

Waltz and Such (Jan 31, 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 (Jan 31, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

Crazed Imaginations: Roaring 20s Drunk Night (Jan 31, 11:55 pm)

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

 

Viennese Nights: A Victorian Ball (Feb 1, 2020; 7 - 10 pm)

Balboa Park Club Ballroom, 2144 Pan American Road West, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $35

 

Bi-Weekly D&D One-Shots (Feb 2, 3 - 8 pm)

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

 

40K - Killteam League (Feb 4, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Carlsbad Chapter Chicks (Feb 5, 6:30 - 8:30 pm)

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Location: Shown to members

 

Star Wars X-Wing - At Ease Games Winter League (Feb 6, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Star Wars Legion - League Play (Feb 6, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Formula D Race Season (Feb 7, 7 - 10 pm)

Off The Shelf Games, 109 Rea Ave, El Cajon CA 92020

 

40K - Killteam League (Feb 11, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Nat Talk: Highlighting the State of Biodiversity (Feb 11, 7 - 9 pm)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $12 ($9 for museum members

 

Star Wars Legion - League Play (Feb 13, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Star Wars X-Wing - At Ease Games Winter League (Feb 13, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Bi-Weekly D&D One-Shots (Feb 16, 3 - 8 pm)

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

 

40K - Killteam League (Feb 18, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Poway Reads Meetup (Feb 19, 6:30 - 8 pm)

Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1) by Seanan McGuire

Bad Ass Coffee, 9878 Carmel Mountain Rd Ste C ∑ San Diego, CA

 

Star Wars Legion - League Play (Feb 20, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Star Wars X-Wing - At Ease Games Winter League (Feb 20, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: EPIC Book Club (Feb 21, 6:30 - 8:30 pm)

The Wayfarers Trlogy by Becky Chambers

Long Island Mike's Pizza, 5250 Murphy Canyon Rd ∑ San Diego, CA

 

Natural History 101: Botany (Feb 21, 7 - 9 pm)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $12 ($9 for museum members

 

40K - Killteam League (Feb 25, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Star Wars Legion - League Play (Feb 27, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Young Adult Book Club (Feb 28, 7 pm)

Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim

Mysterious Galaxy, 3555 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110

 

Natural History 101: Ornithology (Mar 6, 9 - 10:30 am)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $12 ($9 for museum members

 

Natural History 101: Bats (Mar 13, 9 - 10:30 am)

San Diego Natural History Museum, 1788 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $12 ($9 for museum members

 

San Diego Book Divas: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (Mar 24, 7 - 9pm)

Rosewater by Tade Thompson

Location: Shown to members

 

Young Adult Book Club (Mar 27, 7 pm)

All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace

Mysterious Galaxy, 3555 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92110

 

Poway Book Club (Apr 14, 9:15 - 11:15 am)

The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junat Diaz

Location: Shown to members

 

 

Winter Gamefest (Jan 11 - 12, 2020) - Video Games

UCSD, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

The Rocky Horror Show (Jan 16 - Mar 1, Thurs - Sun)

OB Playhouse & Theatre Company, 4944 Newport Ave D, San Diego, CA 92107

Tickets: $32 - 49 (Goldstar had discount tickets)

 

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

Facebook Group

 

San Diego Oddities & Curiosities Expo (Jan 18, 2020, 11 am - 6 pm)

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

 

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

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

 

Viennese Nights: A Victorian Ball (Feb 1, 2020; 7 - 10 pm)

Balboa Park Club Ballroom, 2144 Pan American Road West, San Diego, California 92101

Tickets: $35

 

Animefest 2020 (Feb 15, 2020; 11 am - 8 pm)

UCSD University Centers, 9500 Gilman Dr, # 0076, La Jolla 92093

 

Black Nerds Expo (Feb 29, 2020; 10 am - 4 pm)

Location: TBA

 

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 Festival of Science and Engineering (Mar 7- 15, 2019)

Located Throughout San Diego County

Facebook Group - Facebook Events - Adult Festival - Twitter - Instagram - Pintrest

 

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 19, 2020; 10 am - 5 pm)

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

 

Sun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rdSun. April 9th
Sun. June 4th
Sun. Aug. 6th
Sun. Oct. 1st
Sun. Dec. 3rd
Pin & Patch Con (May 2 - 3, 2020)

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

Tickets: $5, $25 VIP membership

 

San Diego County Fair: Heroes Unite (Jun 5 - Jul 5, 2020)

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

Tickets: $20

 

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

 

Great Gatsby Gala 5th Anniversary (Aug 5 - 9, 2020)

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, 10950 North Torrey Pines Road, San Diego, California 92037

Tickets: TBA

Facebook - Twitter - Instagram

 

Gaslight Steampunk Expo (Oct 1 - 4, 2020)

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, 8757 Rio San Diego Dr, San Diego, CA 92108

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego Who Con 5 (Oct 9 - 11, 2020)

Four Points by Sheraton San Diego, 8110 Aero Dr, San Diego, California 92123

Guests: TBA

Memberships: $65

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Cal Animage Beta - UCSD Anime Club

 

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 Anime and Manga Meetup Group

 

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

 

Black Nerds Meetup

 

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)

 

Downtown San Diego Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Meetup Group

 

Escondido Cthulhu Mythos & Call of Cthulhu 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

 

Carlsbad Boardgame Meetup Group

 

East County Tabletop Roleplaying and Board Games 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 Historical Miniature Wargamers

 

San Diego Ladies Gaming Group

 

San Diego Redditors Gaming Club

 

San Diego Strategy Games

 

San Diego Wargamers

 

SoCal Yu-Gi-Oh (Imperial Beach)

 

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

 

Legends of Hillcrest (LGBT League of Legends Group)

 

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

 

PC Gamers

 

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.

 

Maker.dev (SD)

 

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)

 

Stargazers Events

 

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:

 

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