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The San Diego Fandom Index is a guide to all aspects of San Diegos 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.

 

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Last Online Update: 2019-08-16

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 Upcoming Events

Conventions, Faires, Balls, and Festivals

 

Intel Game Night: Teamfight Tactics Tournament (Aug 16, 4 - 9 pm) - Video Games

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

Free but Register

 

Hitchcock Group Art Exhibit (Aug 16, 6 - 9 pm)

Subterranean Coffee Hillcrest, 412 University Ave, San Diego, California 92103

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Captain Marvel (Aug 16, 6 - 10 pm)

Larsen Field, 455 Sycamore Rd., San Diego CA 92173

 

Summer Movies in the Park: The LEGO Movie 2 (Aug 16, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Summer Movies in the Park: The Jungle Book (2016) (Aug 16, 6 - 10 pm)

Doyle Community Park, 8175 Regents Road, San Diego, California 92122

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Aug 16, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Summer Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon (Aug 16, 6:30 - 10 pm)

Robb Field O.B., 2525 Bacon St, San Diego, California 92107

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Party Friday (Aug 16, 6:30 - 11 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering FNM Booster Draft 2019 Events (Aug 16, 6:30 - 9:30 pm) 

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

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Aug 16, 6:30 - 10 pm) 

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

 

Mars Movie Night (Aug 16, 7 - 11 pm)

National Geographic's Mars - Season 2, part 1

Mars: We Are Not Alone (2018)

Mars: Worlds Apart (2018)

Mars: Darkness Falls (2018)

My Favorite Martian: Oh, My Aching Antenna (1964)

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

Free, but space is limited so RSVP to Gerry Williams

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins Returns (Aug 16, 7 - 10 pm)

MacArthur Park, 4975 Memorial Dr., La Mesa, California 91941

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Genesys-Palooza: Nitro City - "Summer Sun, Summer Fun" (Part 2) (Aug 16, 7 - 10 pm)

Tea N More, 7380 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #111, San Diego, CA 92111

 

Waltz and Such (Aug 16, 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 (Aug 16, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

Synaptic Processors: Emulating Human Cognition in Hardware (Aug 16, 8 - 10 pm)

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

 

Summer Movies in the Park: E.T. The Extraterrestrial (Aug 16, 8 - 10 pm)

Marshall Street Park, 1400 Marshall Street, Oceanside, California 92054

 

Terre Neuve August Crown Event (Aug 17, 8:30 am - 4 pm)

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

 

Star Wars Armada Tournament- SSD Edition (Aug 17, 10 am - 5 pm)

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

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Aug 17, 10:30 am - noon) - Order of Rebel Knights

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

 

Game of Thrones Tournament (Aug 17, 10:30 am - 3 pm)

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

 

Weekly Chainbound Archon Tournament (Aug 17, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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

 

TwainFest 2019 (Aug 17, 11 am - 5 pm)

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, California 92110

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Call of Cthulhu - Escape the Insanity: Uncovering the new house (Aug 17, 1 - 4 pm)

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

 

LAN Party (Aug 17, 1 - 11 pm)

San Diego LAN, 4319 Corral Canyon Rd., Bonita CA 91902

 

Wands Up San Diego- Harry Potter Group of SD: Hp trivia- geeks who drink- no host (Aug 17, 1 - 4 pm)

Location visible to members

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Beer and Board Games (Aug 17, 1 - 5:30 pm)

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

 

Oceanside Medieval/Fantasy LARP: Fight Club Meetup (Aug 17, 1:30 - 4:40 pm)

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

 

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Summer Tournaments (Aug 17, 2 - 8 pm)

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

 

Comic Signing - Aubrey Sitterson (Aug 17, 3 - 5 pm)

No One Left to Fight

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

 

Fortnite North American Championship - Local Qualifiers (Duos) (Aug 17, 3 - 9 pm)

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

Free but Register

 

Steve Jackson Games & HABA Demo (Aug 17, 4 - 6 pm)

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

 

Ultimate Nerd Trivia (Aug 17, 4 - 6 pm)

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

 

Lonsdale & Brooks: the Greatest Hits show (Aug 17, 5 - 7 pm)

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

 

Super Awesome Showdown: Galacticadia (Aug 17, 5:30 - 8 pm)

Tango Del Rey, 3567 Del Rey St, San Diego, California 92109

Tickets: $5 - 20

 

Liberty Station Family Movie: How to Train Your Dragon: The HIdden World (Aug 17, 6 - 10 pm)

Arts District Liberty Station, 2640 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, California 92106

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Finding Nemo (Aug 17, 6 - 10 pm)

La Jolla Recreation Center,  615 Prospect St., La Jolla CA92037

 

Summer Movies in the Park: The Goonies (Aug 17, 6:30 - 10 pm)

Old Poway Train Park, 14134 Midland Rd, Poway, CA 92064, Poway, California 92064

 

Steampunk Imaginarium Fundraiser (Aug 17, 7 - 10 pm)

The Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater, 2130 Pan American Rd W, San Diego, California 92101

 

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

Monsterous Pests!

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Beginning of the End (1957)

Jonny Quest: The Curse of Anubis (1964)

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

Free, but space is limited so RSVP to Gerry Williams

 

Summer Movies in the Park: E.T. the Extraterrestrial (Aug 17, 7 - 10 pm)

Clay Park, 4767 Seminole Dr., San Diego, CA 92115

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (Aug 17, 7 - 10 pm)

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

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Captain Marvel (Aug 17, 7 - 10 pm)

Sweetwater Regional Park, 3218 Summit Meadow Road,, Bonita, California 91902

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Captain Marvel (Aug 17, 8 pm)

Wells Park, 1153 E Madison Ave, El Cajon, California 92020

 

Midnight Madness: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Aug 17, 11:55 pm - 2 am)

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

Tickets: $9

 

Toy Lifestyles Collectors Toy Show (Aug 18, 2019; 9 am - 5 pm)

Kalo Boba & Acai, 860 Broadway, Chula Vista, California 91911

Free

 

Halloween Society: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark - Sunday Matinee (Aug 18, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm)

Regal Escondido, 350 W. Valley Parkway, Escondido CA

 

The Southbay Pokemon League (Aug 18, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

Feminist Comic Book Club of San Diego: Creative Workshop (Aug 18, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

San Diego Comic Fest Volunteers Meeting (Aug 18, 1 - 2 pm)

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

 

Super Mario Maker Madness (Aug 18, 1 - 5:30 pm)

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

 

Andor Fighter Practice (Aug 18, 1 - 6 pm)

Morley Field North Park, San Diego, California 92104

 

Pokemon TCG MeetUp/Learn2Play/Tournament (Aug 18, 1 - 5 pm)

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

 

Indie Creatives San Diego: Game Development Session (Aug 18, 1 - 5 pm)

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

 

Can't Stop The Serenity (Aug 18, 2 - 6 pm)

California Browncoats event benefiting Equality Now!

AMC Mission Valley 20, 1640 Camino Del Rio N Ste 160, San Diego, California 92108

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Chula Vista Weekend Strategy (Aug 18, 2 - 9 pm)

Private Residence, Chula Vista CA

 

San Diego North County Board Games (Aug 18, 2 - 5 pm)

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

 

San Diego Star Wars Society Meeting (Aug 18, 2:45 - 5 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Aug 18, 3 - 10 pm)

IHOP, 615 Saturn Blvd., San Diego CA

 

Magic Draft Sundays (Aug 18, 3 - 6 pm)

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

 

The Bored Gamers Group (Aug 18, 4 - 8 pm)

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

 

Weekly Keyforge Sealed Tournament (Aug 18, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

Dungeons and Dragons Session (Aug 18, 4:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego English Country Dancers (Aug 18, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Magic Draft Sundays (Aug 19, 3 - 6 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Aug 19, 4 - 8 pm)

Growler's Sub Shack, 214 Town Center Pkwy., Santee CA 92071

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Play Ascension (Aug 19, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Laser Tag, Nerds, and Steve (Aug 19, 5 - 8 pm)

Ultrazone Laser Tag, 3146 Sports Arena Blvd. #21, San Diego CA

 

Portacade (Aug 19, 6 - 9 pm) - Video Games

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

 

The San Diego North County Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group Open Monthly Campaign (Aug 19, 6:15 - 9:15 pm)

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

 

Pokemon - Standard Tournament (Aug 19, 6:30 pm)  

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

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group (Aug 19, 7 pm)

Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs

Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 2615 Vista Way, Oceanside CA 92054

 

Geek Girls of San Diego August Comic Book Club (Aug 19, 7 - 9 pm)

Lumberjanes Vol 1

Stone Brewing and World Bistro, 2816 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego CA

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Retro Game Night (Aug 19, 7 - 9 pm)

Thorn Street Brewery, 3176 Thorn St., San Diego CA

 

Fathom Event: Millennium Actress (dubbed) (Aug 19, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: SWT: Dark Season 2 (Aug 19, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

Private Residence, Clairemont Area, San Diego CA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 19, 7:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 20, 5 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 20, 5 - 11 pm)

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

 

 San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers: Phalanx Rampant (Aug 20, 5:30 - 8:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego North County Board Games: Trivia Night and Beer Tasting (Aug 20, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 20, 7 pm)

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

 

Fathom Event: Rifftrax: Giant Spider Invasion  (Aug 20, 7:30 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Stranger Things Trivia (Aug 20, 7:30 - 9:30 pm)

West Coast Tavern, 2895 University Ave, San Diego, California 92104

Tickets: $16

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Dark, Season 2 (Aug 20, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

Private Residence, Clairemont CA

 

Order of Rebel Knights: Tuesday Night Workout (Aug 20, 7:30 pm)

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

 

A-Z Trivia: Animation August - Kids Shows Made for Grownups (Aug 20, 8 - 9 pm)

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

 

PoundTown @PECS (Aug 20, 9 pm - 2 am) - Video Games

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Aug 21, 5 - 9 pm)

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

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Aug 21, 6 - 8:30 pm)

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

 

Board Game Night Chula Vista (Aug 21, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 340 3rd Ave., Chula Vista CA

 

Magic the Gathering - Draft (Aug 21, 6:30 pm)

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

 

Geek Girls of San Diego: Aug Book Club (Aug 21, 7 - 9 pm)

The Tiger's Daughter by K. Arsenault

Location: TBA

 

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

Herb and Eatery Cafe, 2210 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

 

The San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group (Aug 21, 7 - 10 pm)

138 Comics, 7905 Broadway Lemon Grove CA

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Sparring Session (Aug 21, 7:30 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Aug 21, 8 pm)

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

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Aug 21, 8 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Aug 22, 4 - 7 pm)

94th Aero Squadron, 8885 Balboa Ave., San Diego CA

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Aug 22, 6 - 8 pm)

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

 

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

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

 

A Game of Thrones LCG - Summer League 2019 (Aug 22, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Baronial Household (Newcomers) Meeting (Aug 22, 7 - 9 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

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

 

Modern Magic Tournament (Aug 22, 6:30 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Regency English Country Dancers (Aug 22, 7 - 9:30 pm)

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

 

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

Legacy Brewing Company, 363 Airport Rd, Oceanside, CA 92058

 

Nerd Comedy Night (Aug 22, 7 - 8:30 pm)

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

Tickets: $10

 

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

Indian Joe Brewing, 2123 Industrial Ct, Vista, CA 92081

 

Darkstar Dinner (Aug 22, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Denny's, 9898 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA

 

Commander 2019 out of the box  (Aug 23, 6 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Aug 23, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Party Friday (Aug 23, 6:30 - 11 pm)

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

 

Magic the Gathering FNM Booster Draft 2019 Events (Aug 23, 6:30 - 9:30 pm) 

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

 

Friday Night Magic the Gathering (Aug 23, 6:30 - 10 pm) 

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

 

The San Diego Roleplaying Association: Genesys-Palooza: Nitro City - "Summer Sun, Summer Fun" (Part 3) (Aug 23, 7 - 10 pm)

Tea N More, 7380 Clairemont Mesa Blvd #111, San Diego, CA 92111

 

San Diego Padres Star Wars Night (Aug 23, 7:10 pm)

Petco Park, 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $29.50 - 149

 

Waltz and Such (Aug 23, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

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

Suggested Donation: $2

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Up (Aug 23, 7:30 - 10 pm)

Horton Plaza Park, 900 4th Avenue, San Diego, California 92101

 

Darkstar board game night (Aug 23, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

UCSD

 

The San Diego Union-Tribune 3rd Annual Festival of Books (Aug 24, 10 am - 4 pm)

Liberty Station, 2541 Truxtun Rd., San Diego CA 92106

Tickets: Admission Free but $3/special talk

 

MtG: Magic Weekend - Commander 2019 (Aug 24, 10 am - 11 pm)

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

 

Active Lifestyle Nerds - North County Chapter: Harry Potter Wizards Unite Walkabout (Aug 24, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Bistro on Main Street, 324 Main St., Vista CA

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Aug 24, 10:30 am - noon) - Order of Rebel Knights

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

 

Weekly Chainbound Archon Tournament (Aug 24, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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

 

ACS Kids Zone - A Hands-On Science Event (Aug 24, 11 am - 2 pm)

Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101

 

Endless Summer Nerf Battle (Aug 24, 11 am - 3 pm)  

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

 

Okore: Screenings are BACK (Aug 24, 11:30 am - 5 pm)

Poochie’s Hooch Urban Cidery, 7559 Mission Gorge Rd., San Diego CA  

 

Oceanside Medieval/Fantasy LARP: Fight Club Meetup (Aug 24, 1:30 - 4:40 pm)

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

 

Commander 2019 out of the box  (Aug 23, 1 - 4 pm)

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

 

Book Signing: Clare Di Liscia & Marissa Kennerson (Aug 24, 2 - 3 pm)

Nelium (CDL), Tarot (MK)

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

Facebook

 

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Summer Tournaments (Aug 24, 2 - 8 pm)

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

 

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark Group Art Exhibit (Aug 24, 2 - 8 pm)

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

 

Magic Weekend (Aug 24, 5 - 9 pm)

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

 

Movies By The Pier Presents: Aquaman (Aug 24, 7 - 9 pm)

Junior Seau Pier Amphitheatre, 301 The Strand N, Oceanside, CA 92054

 

Midnight Madness: Logan (black and white) (Aug 24, 11:55 pm - 2:20 am)

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

Tickets: $9

Fackebook

 

Pokemon QA League Cup (Aug 24, 10 am - 9 pm)

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

 

Midnight Madness: Logan (black and white) (Aug 24, 11 am - 1:20 pm)

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

Tickets: $9

Fackebook

 

MtG: Magic Weekend - Commander 2019 (Aug 25, 10 am - 11 pm)

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

 

San Diego Cosplay presents: Fun Times At The Beach (Aug 25, noon - 5 pm)

Belmont Park, 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego, California 92109

 

The Southbay Pokemon League (Aug 25, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

Feminist Comic Book Club of San Diego: Creative Workshop (Aug 25, noon - 3 pm)

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

 

Fathom Event: My Neighbor Totoro (dubbed) (Aug 25, 12:55 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Active Lifestle NERDS: Book Club (Aug 25, 1 - 3 pm)

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, by Claire North

Presido Park, 4288 Cosoy Way, San Diego CA

 

Free Nerf Redzone BBQ Day (Aug 25, 1 - 6 pm)

Sweetwater Summit Park Campground, 3218 Summit Meadow Rd, Bonita, California 91902

 

Andor Fighter Practice (Aug 25, 1 - 6 pm)

Morley Field North Park, San Diego, California 92104

 

Pokemon TCG MeetUp/Learn2Play/Tournament (Aug 25, 1 - 5 pm)

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

 

Indie Creatives San Diego: Game Development Session (Aug 25, 2 - 5 pm)

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

 

San Diego North County Board Games (Aug 25, 2 - 5 pm)

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

 

Magic Draft Sundays (Aug 25, 3 - 6 pm)

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

 

Weekly Keyforge Sealed Tournament (Aug 25, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

San Diego English Country Dancers (Aug 25, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

Magic Draft Sundays (Aug 26, 3 - 6 pm)

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Play Ascension (Aug 26, 4 - 7 pm)

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

 

Pokemon - Standard Tournament (Aug 26, 6:30 pm)

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

 

Fathom Event: My Neighbor Totoro (subtitled) (Aug 26, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 26, 7:30 pm)

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

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 27, 5 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Board Games (Aug 27, 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 (Aug 27, 6 pm)

Longship Brewery, 10320 Camino Santa Fe, San Diego CA

 

Book Signing: Cora Carmack (Aug 27, 7 - 8 pm)

Rage

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

Facebook

 

San Diego (Video) Game Developers (Aug 27, 7 - 9 pm)

Del's Hideout, 5351 Adobe Falls Rd., San Diego CA

 

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (Aug 27, 7 pm)

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

 

Order of Rebel Knights: Tuesday Night Workout (Aug 27, 7:30 pm)

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

 

Active Lifestyle NERDS: Dark, Season 2 (Aug 27, 7:30 - 10:30 pm)

Private Residence, Clairemont CA

 

A-Z Trivia: Animation August - Cacophonous Cartoon Calamity (Aug 20, 8 - 9 pm)

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

 

PoundTown @PECS (Aug 27, 9 pm - 2 am) - Video Games

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

 

San Diego Wargamers (Aug 9, 5 pm) 

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

 

San Diego Boardgames Group (Aug 28, 5 - 9 pm)

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

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: At Ease Adventures (Aug 28, 6 - 8:30 pm)

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

 

Board Game Night Chula Vista (Aug 28, 6 - 9 pm)

Fuddruckers, 340 3rd Ave., Chula Vista CA

 

Magic the Gathering - Draft (Aug 28, 6:30 pm)

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

 

Fathom Event: My Neighbor Totoro (dubbed) (Aug 28, 7 pm)

Theaters throughout San Diego County

 

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

Herb and Eatery Cafe, 2210 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

 

The San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group (Aug 28, 7 - 10 pm)

138 Comics, 7905 Broadway Lemon Grove CA

 

San Diego Sabers Wednesday Sparring Session (Aug 28, 7:30 pm)

Cadman Park and Recreation Center, San Diego, California 92117

 

Game Night in Hillcrest/North Park (Aug 28, 8 pm)

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

 

Couch Conflict! San Diego Local Multiplayer Games (Aug 28, 8 - 10 pm)

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

 

A Game of Thrones LCG - Summer League 2019 (Aug 29, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

San Diego Dungeons & Dragons Meetup Group: D&D Encounters (Aug 29, 6 - 8 pm)

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

 

KF - Sealed Tournament (Aug 29, 6:30 - 10 pm)

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

 

Modern Magic Tournament (Aug 29, 6:30 - 10 pm)

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

 

20s & 30s Book Club (Aug 29, 7 - 9 pm)

It by Stephen King

Location shown to members

 

San Diego Regency English Country Dancers (Aug 29, 7 - 9:30 pm)

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

 

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

Legacy Brewing Company, 363 Airport Rd, Oceanside, CA 92058

 

Nerd Comedy Night (Aug 29, 7 - 8:30 pm)

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

Tickets: $10

 

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

Indian Joe Brewing, 2123 Industrial Ct, Vista, CA 92081

 

Darkstar Dinner (Aug 29, 7:30 pm) - UCSD SF Club

Blaze Pizza, 5604 Balboa Ave., San Diego, CA 92111

 

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival (Aug 30 - Sep 1)

Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $80

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

San Diego Boardgames Group: Newbie Game Night (Aug 30, 6 - 9 pm)

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

 

The 56 Board Game Group: Party Friday (Aug 30, 6:30 - 11 pm)

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

YA Book Club (Aug 27, 7 - 8 pm)

Dance of Thieves by Mary Pearson

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

 

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

UCSD

 

Panels Comic Book Coffee Bar Two Year Anniversary (Aug 31, 8 am)

Panels Comic Book Coffee Bar, 713 Mission Ave, suite A, Oceanside, California 92054

 

Saturday Morning Light Saber Exercises (Aug 31, 10:30 am - noon) - Order of Rebel Knights

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

 

Weekly Chainbound Archon Tournament (Aug 31, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm)

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

 

Oceanside Medieval/Fantasy LARP: Fight Club Meetup (Aug 31, 1:30 - 4:40 pm)

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

 

Comic Signing - JJ Kirby (Aug 31, 3 - 5 pm)

Marvel Comics #1000

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

 

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Summer Tournaments (Aug 31, 2 - 8 pm)

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

 

SD Who Con: Cosmic Bowling (Aug 31, 9 pm - midnight)

Kearny Mesa Bowl, 7585 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, California 92111

 

A Game of Thrones LCG - Summer League 2019 (Sep 5, 6 - 10 pm)

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

 

Suds & Science—Forensic Science and the CSI Effect (Sep 9, 6:30 - 8 pm)

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

Tickets: $5

Facebook

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group (Sep 16, 7 pm)

Book TBA

Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 2615 Vista Way, Oceanside CA 92054

 

Meet Rick Riordan (Sep 16, 3 pm)

The Trials of Apollo: The Tyrant's Tomb)

Mt. Carmel High School, 9550 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego CA 92129

$20

 

Mars Movie Night (Sep 20, 7 - 11 pm)

National Geographic's Mars - Season 2, part 2 

Mars: Contagion (2018)

Mars: Power Play (2018)

Mars: The Shakeup (2018)

My Favorite Martian: The Disastro-nauts (1964)

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

Free, but space is limited so RSVP to Gerry Williams

 

San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi (Sep 21, 7 - 11 pm)

Convicts, Stowaways and Mutant Fungus on the Moon!

Missile to the Moon (1958)

Mutany in Out Space (1965)

Jonny Quest: Pursuit of the Po-Ho (1964)

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

Free, but space is limited so RSVP to Gerry Williams

 

Serpent Social (Sep 28, 2019; 5 - 9:30 pm) - Society for Creative Anachronism

La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center, 8450 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa CA 91942

 

Wizards Assemble Pub Crawl 2019 - San Diego (Sep 28, 2019; 6 pm)

Starting Location: TBA

Tickets: TBA

 

Suds & Science—The Surprising Connections Around Us In The Natural (And Unnatural) World (Oct 14, 6:30 - 8 pm)

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

Tickets: $5

 

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

 

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

 

 

TwainFest 2019 (Aug 17, 11 am - 5 pm)

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, 4002 Wallace St, San Diego, California 92110

Free

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Toy Lifestyles Collectors Toy Show (Aug 18, 2019; 9 am - 5 pm)

Kalo Boba & Acai, 860 Broadway, Chula Vista, California 91911

Free

 

The San Diego Union-Tribune 3rd Annual Festival of Books (Aug 24, 10 am - 4 pm)

Liberty Station, 2541 Truxtun Rd., San Diego CA 92106

Tickets: Admission Free but $3/special talk

 

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival (Aug 30 - Sep 1)

Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $80

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Fangaea Con (Sep 14 - 15, 2019)

Scottish Rite Event Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108

Special Guests: Bill Kopp, Joe Ochman.

Tickets: $40

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Annual San Diego Costumers Guild Sale (Sep 21 -22, 2019)

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

 

Vista Viking Festival 2019 (Sep 21 -22, 2019)

Vista Viking Festival, 2006 E Vista Way, Vista, California 92084

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

2nd Annual Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball (Sep 21, 2019; 5:30 - 9:30 pm)

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

Tickets: $15 Jun/Jul; $20 Aug, $25 to Sep 22, $35 at the door

 

Gaslight Steampunk Expo (Sep 26 - 29, 2019)

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

Guests: Gail Carriger, more TBA

Memberships: $65 to 2/1/19, then TBA

Contact Page - Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

Twitchcon (Sep 27 - 29, 2019)

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

Hotels

Tickets: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event (TBA)

 

San Diego Who Con: Who Dunnit (Oct 4 - 6, 2019)

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

Guests: Alisa Stern, Harry Van Gorkum, Doc Phineas, Barbara Hambly

Memberships: $65

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

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

 

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

 

Gamercon (Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2019) - Gaming Convention

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

Memberships: TBA

Facebook Group - Facebook Event

 

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 (TBA)

 

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 Muserum 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 Whedons 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 childrens 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

 

SD Animanga

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

 

- Other

 

Fantastic Harry Potter Fans and Where To Find Them - North County Group

 

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

 

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)

 

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

 

Play Magic

 

Point Loma and Immediate Area Minature/Board Wargamers

 

Rancho Bernardo Board Games & Group Games

 

San Diego Board Games Group

 

San Diego Euro Board Games 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

 

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 Rocket League

 

San Diego Smash 4 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

 

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 Science (Meetup) - Family Science Activities

 

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

 

Pacific Puzzlers

 

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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