San Diego Fandom Index

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DIRECTORY

 

Events

-          Upcoming events

-          Conventions, Faires and Festivals

-          Exhibitions

Groups

-          SF/Fantasy

o   General

o   Media

o   Anime

o   Other

-          General Geek/Nerd

-          Books/Reading/Comics

-          Writers

-          Steampunk and Victoriana

-          Costuming/Cosplay

-          Period Dancing

-          Reenactors and Recreationists

-          Gaming

o   Live Action Role Playing (LARP)

o   Role Playing Gaming

o   Tabletop/Strategy

o   Video Games

-          Science and Technical

-          Other Groups of Interest

-          Across the Border

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.

 

New Section!  Exhibitions!

Art shows, museum exhibits and other long lasting shows that might be of special interest to nerds.

 

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

 

The Index is also published quarterly, and is distributed by a team of volunteers to local area bookstores, libraries, and conventions in Southern California. This web page forms the basis for the next issue.

 

Current Print Issue: #24, March 2015 / Last Online Update: 2015-06 -10

 

You might also be interested in our other California activities pages:

-          California Conventions

-          California Faires and Reenactment Events

-          San Diego Comic Con Offsite Events 2015 (Now administered by Rio La Cour)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events

 

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

 

Upcoming Events

Conventions, Faires and Festivals

 

Only a selection of the events created by or attended by the groups on this list.

 

Comic Lovers Book Club Meeting (Jun 19, 6 pm)

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

Ages 18+

 

Waltz and Such (Jun 19, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

45-minute Lesson then open dancing, mixers and requests

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

$2 suggested donation

All Ages

 

Avant Garde Costume Gala (Jun 19, 7 - 11 pm) - Costumed event and dance.

Performances by: San Diego Ballet, Patricia Rincon Dance Collective, Animal Cracker Conspiracy Puppet Company, more.

Mingei International Museum, 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $75 in advance, $90 at door.

Facebook

 

Mars Movies Night (Jun 19, 7 pm)

Mars for Kids:

Galaxy High School: The Martian Mumps (1986)

The Girl from Mars (1991)

Studio 106, San Diego Reader Building, 2323 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92102

RSVP to Gerry Williams as seating is limited.

 

Geek Girls - San Diego Tech Conference (Jun 20, 2015)

The largest Hands-On Tech Conference for Women (and Men) in the area!

All skill levels welcome.

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, USD, 5998 Alcal Park, San Diego, CA 92110

Contact Page - Facebook

 

San Diego Costume Guild Presents: Fairy Tale and Fantasy Tea (Jun 20, 10 am - 3:30 pm)

Escondido Public Library, 239 S Kalmia St, Escondido, CA 92025

RSVP to Debbie Boyd at 858-486-4390

 

The Art of Comic Con Grand Opening Reception (Jun 20, 12 – 2 pm)RSVP to Debbie Boyd at (858) 486-4390, or travelstardebbie@yahoo.com

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

Free

 

Lonsdale & Brooks: Geeky Music for Geeky People (Jun 20, 6 - 8 pm)

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

Free

 

San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi (Jun 20, 7 pm)

The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)

Son of Flubber (1963)

The Jetsons (1962)

Studio 106, San Diego Reader Building, 2323 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92102

RSVP to Gerry Williams as seating is limited.

 

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" ((Jun 20, 7 - 10 pm) - Art Show

Faerie costumes encouraged.  Costume contest.

Fusionglass Co., 8872 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942

$10 ($5 if in costume)

 

StreetPass San Diego Championships 2015 (Jun 21, 1 - 6 pm) – Video Gaming

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

Free

 

San Diego English Country Dancers Sunday Dance (Jun 21, 6 - 9 pm)

RB Swim & Tennis Club,, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego, CA 92128

Caller: Terri Akin

$6 - 8

 

Book Discussion Group (Jun 23, 7 pm)

The Shambling Guide to New York City by Muir Lafferty

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego CAs 92117

Free

 

Shlockfest (Jun 24, 6:30 pm)

“The Incredible Shrinking Man”

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

Free

 

Clarion Instructor Christopher Barzak (Jun 24, 7:30 pm)

Wonders of the Invisible World and Before and Afterlives: Stories

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego CAs 92117

Free

 

Waltz and Such (Jun 26, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

45-minute Lesson then open dancing, mixers and requests

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

$2 suggested donation

All Ages

 

Steampunks at the Fair (Jun 27, 10 am – 9 pm)

San Diego County Fair (Del Mar Fairgrounds), 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

 

Westercon Planning Meeting (Jun 27, 1 pm)

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

 

San Diego Maker Faire Meetup (Jul 27, 3:30 pm)

El Cajon Branch Library, 201 E Douglas Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020

 

Cosplay Prom! (Jun 27, 8 pm)

Villainous Lair Comics, 3220 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116

$10, $15 per couple

Formal wear required, but with a geeky twist.

Ages 16+, 21+ to drink

 

San Diego Vintage Flea Market (Jun 28, 9 am - 3 pm)

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

 

The Universal Suspects (Jun 28, 1 pm) – Classic Horror Film Showings

Showing: “House of Draculta”, “The Mummy’s Tomb”

Digital Gym Cinema, 2921 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104

$12

 

Steampunk Tea at the UCSD Library (Jun 28, 3 – 5 pm)

UCSD Geisel Library, 9500 Gilman Drive, #0175, La Jolla, CA 92093

Free

 

San Diego Star Wars Society Monthly Meeting: Pre Comic Con Edition (Jun 28, 3:30 pm)

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

Free

 

San Diego English Country Dancers Sunday Dance (Jun28, 6 - 9 pm)

RB Swim & Tennis Club,, 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego, CA 92128

Caller: Sharon Green

$6 - 8

 

Batteries Not Included: A Designer Toy Exhibition (Jul 1, 5 pm)

TPG2, 1475 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Free

All Ages

 

Geek Girls of San Diego July Book Club (Jul 1, 7 pm)

The Martian by Andy Weir

Location: TBA

 

Signing: Saladin Ahmed (Jul 1, 7:30 pm)

Throne of the Crescent Moon

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego CA 92117

Free

 

Westercon 68 / Conjecture 13 / Conchord 27 (Jul 2 - 5, 2015) - The West Coast Science Fantasy Conference

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

Rooms: $119/night s/d; $129 t; $139 q

Guests: Spider Robinson, John Picacio, Seanan McGuire, William F. Nolan , others.

Memberships: $65 to 4/1/15, $75 to 7/1/15, then $85

Facebook

 

For most of whats going on Jul 2 - 12, check out San Diego Comic Con Offsite Events 2015

Have a full Comic-con type experience, even if you didn’t get passes.  There are even three other cons going on during comic con!

 

Chicano-Con (Jul 3, 2 pm)  - Chicano Superhero Art

Border X Brewing, 2181 Logan Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

Free

 

Also, there is this, but you already have your tickets if you’re going, so see the  offsite link above.

San Diego Comic-con International (July 9 - 12, 2015) - Comic and Media Convention

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

Hotels

Special Guests: Kelly Sue DeConnick, Carlos Ezquerra, Lev Grossman, Reginald Hudlin, many more.

Memberships: Sign up for membership ID for a chance to purchase tickets

Contact

 

Signing: Robert Brockway (Jul 16, 7:30 pm)

The Unnoticables

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego CA 92117

Free

 

 

Geek Girls - San Diego Tech Conference (Jun 20, 2015)

The largest Hands-On Tech Conference for Women (and Men) in the area!

All skill levels welcome.

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, USD, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

Contact Page - Facebook

 

Westercon 68 / Conjecture 13 / Conchord 27 (Jul 2 - 5, 2015) - The West Coast Science Fantasy Conference

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

Rooms: $119/night s/d; $129 t; $139 q

Guests: Spider Robinson, John Picacio, Seanan McGuire, William F. Nolan , others.

Memberships: $65 to 4/1/15, $75 to 7/1/15, then $85

Facebook

 

Gam3rcon (Jul 8 - 12, 2015) - Gaming Convention

10th Avenue Theatre and Arts Centre, 930 10th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Memberships: $30 to 2/28

Facebook

 

San Diego Comic-con International (July 9 - 12, 2015) - Comic and Media Convention

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

Hotels

Special Guests: Kelly Sue DeConnick, Carlos Ezquerra, Lev Grossman, Reginald Hudlin, many more.

Memberships: Sign up for membership ID for a chance to purchase tickets

Contact

 

Winkie Con 51 (Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015) - Oz Convention

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

Rooms: $129    

Guests: Emma Ridley, Mike Ploog, Joan D. Vinge

Membership: $68, $50 additional for banquet

Newsletter - Facebook

 

Twainfest (Aug 15, 2015; 11 am - 5 pm) - Celebrating 19th century writers

Historic Old Town, 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, CA 92110

Free

 

Nerdcon (Aug 22, 2015; 11 am - 6 pm)

California Center for the Arts, 340 North Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025

Tickets: $20, VIP $40

Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - Google+ - Pinterest - Tumblr

 

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival (Sep 11 – 13)

Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El PradoSan Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: TBA

Accepting Submissions!

 

Gaslight Gathering (Sep 18 - 20, 2015) - Steampunk Convention

Theme: TBA

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

Guest of Honor: Scott Brodeen

Rooms: TBA

Memberships: TBA.

Contact - Facebook - Twitter

 

Maker Faire San Diego (Oct 3 -4, 2015; 10 am - 6 pm)

San Diego gets a FULL SIZED maker fair with events inside 10 participating museums.

Balboa Park, San Diego CA 92101

Facebook

 

Tournament of the Phoenix (Oct 16 - 18, 2015)

Jousting competition with living history camps, food and activites.

Poway Rodeo Grounds, 14336 Tierra Bonita Road, Poway CA 92065

Email - Facebook

 

So Cal Comic Con (Oct 18th, 2015)

QLN Corporate Center, 1938 Avenida del Oro, Oceanside CA 92056

Guest of Honor: Rob Liefeld

Tickets: $7

Contact Page - Facebook - Twitter - Flickr

 

Space-up San Diego (Oct, 2015)  - Space Interest Unconference

Participants decide on the topics, schedule and structure.

Location: TBA

 

Fall Escondido Renaissance Faire (Fall, 2015)

Felicita County Park, 742 Clarence Lane, Escondido 92029

Tickets: TBA

Facebook

 

Robouniverse Conference and Expo (Dec 14 - 16, 2015)

Tradeshow for Service Robotics industry.

Exploring the incredible field of robotics, including their development, application, and use.

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

Tickets: TBA

Contact - Facebook - Twitter - LinkedIn - YouTube

 

Pacific Pony Con (Jan 8 - 10, 2016) - My Little Pony Convention

Kona Kai Resort, 1551 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego , CA 92106

Rooms: $139/night

Guests: Andrea Libman

Memberships: $60. VIP memberships more.

Contact - Facebook - Twitter

 

Winter GameFest (Jan 16 - 17 , 2016) Videogames

Price Center Ballrooms, UCSD, San Diego CA

FREE: But register online in advance to assure a position in tournaments

Bring your own controller or computer policies on all games.

Contact - Facebook - Twitter

 

Cos-Losseum (Feb 6 - 7, 2016; 10 am - 5 pm) - Cosplay Con

Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Comino Del Rio South, San Diego CA 92108

Guests: Jevocas Green, Logan Green, Rashaad Santiago, Russ Adams, others.

Memberships: $40

Facebook

 

San Diego Comic Fest (Feb 12 - 15, 2016)

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

Guests: Greg Bear, Ajani Brown

Memberships: TBA

Facebook - Twitter - Instagram

 

ConDor XXII (Feb 26 - 28, 2016) - Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle N San Diego, CA 92108

Rooms: TBA

Guests of Honor: David Gerrald, Bjo and John Trimble, D. C. Fontana

Memberships: TBA

Contact - Facebook - Yahoo - Twitter

 

Vista Civil War Reenactment (Mar, 2016)

Antique Gas and Steam Museum, 2040 North Santa Fe Avenue, Vista, California 92083

Free

The San Diego Costume Guild will be attending

Facebook

 

Grand Pacific Steam (Apr 2 - 3, 2016)  - Steampunk event

Antique Gas and Steam Museum, 2040 North Santa Fe Avenue, Vista, California 92083

Cost: TBA

Contact - Facebook - Twitter

 

Exhibitions

 

Ingenius! The World of Dr. Suess (Nov 22, 2014 – Dec 31, 2015) - Art

San Diego History Center, Balboa Park, 1649 El Prado, Suite #3, San Diego, CA 92101

Museum Admission: $10

 

Balboa Park 2015 - "The Centennial of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition (Apr 11 - May 31)

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

A community- conceived, planned and organized series of centennial concerts, events and celebrations to both celebrate the park's past and work to secure its future

Free

All Ages

 

Once Upon a Time: Fairy Tales, Fables and Myths (Jun 2 – 28, 2015) – Art

The Studio Door, 3750 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104

 

The Art of Kevin Easterman (June 5 – Dec 31, 2015)

San Diego Comic Art Gallery, 2741 Truxtun Road San Diego, CA 92106

Open Wed – Fri, 10am – 1 pm, 2 pm – 6 pm, Sat – Sun, 11 am – 1 pm, 2 pm – 6 pm)

Free

 

The Art of Comic Con (Jun 20 – Aug 30, 2015)

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

Free

 

Super-Heroes, Graphic Novels and Pop Culture (Jul 20 – Aug 1, 2015)  - Art

ArtHatch, 317 East Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025

Free

All Ages

 

Japanese Monster: A Group Exposition (Jul 15 – 27, 2015) - Art

Mike Hess Brewing Company, 3812 Grim Ave, San Diego, CA 92104

Free

 

 

 

 

 

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 Horror, Sci-Fi and

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 an 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.

Facebook

 

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

 

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 (K'Han 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 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 - Facebook

 

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

 

Schlockfest (Monthly B Movie Film Showings

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

Free

 

The Universal Suspects - Monthly Classic Horror Film Screenings

Digital Gym Cinema, 2921 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104

$12 - 15

 

·       Anime

 

Cal Animage Beta Chapter

UCSDs anime society, but non students are welcome.

Contact - Facebook - Yahoo

 

Okore’

Anime and Manga Group

 

SD Animanga

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

 

sd-anime

Meets in the local San Diego area for discussion, anime viewing, and the occasional potluck.

If you like to watch anime until your eyes ache, and enjoy the company of other anime and manga fans, join this group!

 

·       Other

 

Harry Potter Group of San Diego (Meetup)

Facebook

 

Science Fiction Writers of San Diego Meetup

 

General Geek/Nerd

 

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

 

North County Nerdfighters

Getting Nerdfighters together for geeky activities in North County.

 

San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Area Nerdfighters

Getting Nerdfighters together for geeky activities.

 

Books/Reading/Comics

 

La Mesa Comic Lovers Book Club

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

Ages 18+

 

The Royal Manticorian Navy, The Official Honor Harrigton Fan Club

Dedicated to David Webers books series.

 

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.

Apply: Dec 1, 2014 - Mar 1, 2015 Dates: Jun 21 - Aug 1, 2015

 

Science Fiction Writers of San Diego meetup

Dedicated to getting you whatever you need to produce really great SciFi and Fantasy, whatever your career stage.

 

Steampunk and Victoriana

 

San Diego Steampunk Events

A place where local Steampunk events can be posted and advertised.

 

San Diego Tea Duelists

Enthusiasts of the art of tea dueling (obviously).

 

San Diego Steampunk Meetup

 

Starburner Galactic Courier Service

Facebook

 

Costuming/Cosplay

 

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

 

San Diegostuck

Local community serving as way to get cosplayers of all stripes (Homestuck, anime, comics, etc.) together at events.

Contact - Facebook

 

SD Cosplay

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

Contact - 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

 

San Diego Vintage Dance Society

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

 

 

Waltz and Such

A group of San Diego, California 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 Park's 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.

Email - Facebook

 

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 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!

d Martial Arts Association (PUMAA). The goal of the preservation society is to preserve and revive traditional forms of martial arts training.d Martial Arts Association (PUMAA). The goal of the preservation society is to preserve and revive traditional forms of martial arts training.

Gaming

 

San Diego Gaymer Group

 

·       Live Action Role Playing (LARP)

 

Diego Dungeon Crawlers DCC RPG Meetup

 

Dystopia Rising SoCal - South

Post zombie apocalypse LARP

 

Night Terrors Vampire LARP

3rd Saturdays, 3 - 9 pm

Laws of Night Revisited

Contact: mal2011st@gmail.com

 

San Diego LARP Community (WoD)

A community resource for all World of Darkness LARP games, players, and announcements/updates for the San Diego County region. New or old WoD welcome!

 

San Diego By Night: Crimson Citadel Meetup

A World of Darkness/Minds Eye Theater Vampire LARP

 

·       Role Play Gaming

 

The San Diego Dungeons and Dragons Meetup Group

 

San Diego North County Dungeons and Dragons Meetup

 

San Diego OSR Fellowship

Old School Renaissance (retro RPG players)

 

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.

 

·       Table Top/Strategy

 

Board Games and Beer

Combines boardgames and microbrews at fun events for those who would like to play strategy, social, or other type of game, while enjoying a tasty beverage in local bars and eateries.

 

Game Night San Diego - Social Board Games

 

North County Board Games Group

 

Point Loma and OB Strategy Game Nights

 

San Diego Board Games Group

 

San Diego Couples Game Night

 

·       Video Games

 

Couch Conflict! Meetup

 Multiplayer Video Games.

 

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!

Contact - Facebook

 

SanDiegoLan.net

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

Contact - Facebook

 

San Diego Smash 4 Community

Online Group

 

StreetPass San Diego

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

Contact - Facebook

 

San Diego Video Gaming Society

 

Science and Technical

 

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.

 

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.

Contact - Facebook - Meetup

 

San Diego Makers Guild

 

San Diego Robotics Club (meetup)

 

Other Groups of Interest

 

San Diego Furries

 

Fandom Across the Border

 

Fuerza Rebelde Base Tijuana

A Star Wars fan club located in Tijuana, B.C.

Facebook

 

Rebel Legion, Mexican Base

Aother Star Wars which engages in costume recreation at charity events and SF conventions in Tijuana and beyond.

Facebook

 

Tijuana Nerd & Geek Meetup

 

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