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-          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.

 

SUBMIT 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: 2015-05 - 22

 

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.

 

Light Saber Team Founding Member Work-Out: San Diego (May 21, 10 am – 1 pm)

San Diego Hall of Champions, 2131 Pan American Plz, San Diego, California 92101

 

Potrero War (May 21 – 25, 2015) – Society for Creative Anachonism War

Protrero Regional Park, 24800 Potrero Park Drive, Potrero, CA 91963

Period garb required of all attendees but Day Trippers. Day Trippers must be off site by 7 pm

Email - Facebook

 

Fritz Lang’s “Woman in the Moon” (May 21, 6 pm)

Sponsor: Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination

With music from the Teeny Tiny Pit Orchesta

Suess Room, Geisel Library, UCSD

Free, but space is limited RSVP

More information at 858-822-5758

 

Voltaire: The Forgotten Cities Tour (May 21st, 8:30 pm) – Concert

‘with Ego Likeness

Bancroft, 9743 Campo Rd., Spring Valley CA 91977

San Diego Steampunk is going

$5 cover

Ages 21+

 

Waltz and Such (May 22, 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

 

Signing: Abbie Bernstein (May 23, 7:30 pm)

The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road

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

Free

Facebook

 

Diego Dungeon Crawlers Band Recruitment Meetup (May 24, 12 - 3 pm)

At Ease Games, 8990 Miramar Rd. #140, San Diego CA 92126

 

San Diego Star Wars Society Monthly Meeting (May 24, 3:30 – 6 pm)

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

Free

 

Universal Suspects: MummyTriple Feature (May 24, 1 – 6 pm)

The Mummy, The Mummy’s Hand, The Mummy’s Curse

Digital Gym, 2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

$15

 

San Diego English Country Dancers Sunday Dance (May 24, 6 – 9 pm)

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

Caller: Chris Page

$6 – 8

 

San Diego Steampunk Meetup (May 25, 6:30 pm)

Fuddruckers, 8285 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego CA 92126

 

 

Cutting edge DNA Research talk (May 29, 6 – 10 pm)

Dr. Ethan Bier, USCD discusses “Active Genetics”

At San Diego Chapter Sigma Xi awards banquet.

Tickets:  $38 RSVP is required.

So Cal Science Café is going.

 

Clockwork Café Coffee Extravaganza (May 29, 7 pm)

Clockwork Coffee Shoppe, 4653 College Ave., San Diego CA 92115

 

Waltz and Such (May 29, 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

 

Antique, Vintage and Collectable Button Show (May 30, 10 am – 5 pm. May 31, 10 am – 3 pm)

Sponsored by California State Button Society

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

Rooms: $114 special rate

Free

 

StreetPass San Diego Gets Inked! (May 31, 2 – 6 pm) – Video Games and Paint Ball

Total Combat Paintball, 1699 Main St, San Diego, CA 92113
Free Video Games/Reduced price on paint ball

 

San Diego English Country Dancers Sunday Dance (May 31, 6 – 9 pm)

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

Caller: Terri Akin

$6 – 8

 

Signing: Peter Clines (Jun 2, 7:30 pm)

The Fold

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

Free

 

Geek Girl’s of San Diego June Book Club (Jun 3, 7 pm)

Sabriel by Garth Nix

Location: TBA

 

Waltz and Such (June 3, 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

 

Signing: W. Craig Reed (Jun 4, 7 pm)

Cold War III

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

Free

 

Signing: W. Craig Reed (Jun 6, 1 pm)

Cold War III

Barnes and Noble, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., Suite 331, La Mesa CA 91942

Free

 

HanadokiCon Bonfire Beach Day! (Jun 6, 2 -10 pm)

Fiesta Island, E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, California 92109

 

San Diego Costume Guild Invited to Victorian Ladies Society Annual Tea (Jun 7, 11:30 am)

San Diego Woman's Club, 2557 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Reservations accepted to May 29: VLS, 7916 Lake Cayuga Drive, San Diego, CA 92119

Cost: $28

 

Intergalactic Brewery Mingle and Viewing (Jun 7, 4 – 7:30 pm)

With the Doctor Who and Other Cool Shows/Movies Meetup

Intergalactic Brewing Company, 9835 Carroll Centre Rd., Ste 108, San Diego CA 92126

 

San Diego English Country Dancers Sunday Dance (Jun 7, 6 – 9 pm)

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

Caller: Ellen Riley

$6 – 8

 

The Writer's Coffeehouse with Jonathan Maberry (Jun 7, 12 – 3 pm)

Writers talking about writing, beginners welcome.

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

Free

Message Group

 

Signing: Paulo Bacigalupi (Jun 8, 7:30 pm)

The Water Knife

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

Free                                                              

 

Big Trouble in East Village (Jun 9, 7 pm – 12 am) – Art show dedicated to “Big Trouble in Little China”

Basic Urban Kitchen + Bar, 410 Tenth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Free

Ages 21+

 

Waltz and Such (Jun 10, 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

 

Signing: Lindsay Cummings and Stephanie Diaz (Jun 12, 7:30 pm)

The Murder Complex 2: The Death Code, Rebellion, others.

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

Free

 

Westercon Planning Meeting (Jun 13, 1 pm)

Private home, contact for location.

 

San Diego English Country Dancers Sunday Dance (Jun 14, 6 – 9 pm)

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

Caller: Ellen Riley

$6 – 8

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group (Jun 15, 7:30 pm)

Book: TBD

Barnes and Noble, El Camino North Shopping Center, 2615 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054

Free

 

Waltz and Such (Jun 17, 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 Alcalá 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 or RSVP to Debbie Boyd at (858) 486-4390, or travelstardebbie@yahoo.com

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.

 

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

 

Potrero War (May 21 – 25, 2015) – Society for Creative Anachonism War

Protrero Regional Park, 24800 Potrero Park Drive, Potrero, CA 91963

Period garb required of all attendees but Day Trippers. Day Trippers must be off site by 7 pm

Email - Facebook

 

Antique, Vintage and Collectable Button Show (May 30, 10 am – 5 pm. May 31, 10 am – 3 pm)

Sponsored by California State Button Society

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

Rooms: $114 special rate

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 Alcalá 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: Rates TBA          

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

Membership: $68, $50 additional for banquet

Newsletter - Facebook

 

Twainfest (Aug 2015; 11 am – 5 pm) – Celebrating 19th century writers

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

Free

 

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 PageFacebook - TwitterFlickr

 

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 - FacebookTwitterLinkedInYouTube

 

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 - FacebookTwitter

 

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.

ContactFacebook - 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

FacebookTwitter - 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

Guest of Honor: David Gerrald, Bjo and John Trimble

Memberships: TBA

ContactFacebookYahoo - 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

 

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.

EmailFacebook

 

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

UCSD’s anime society, but non students are welcome.

Contact - FacebookYahoo

 

Okoré

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

 

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

 

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

 

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!

ContactFacebook

 

SanDiegoLan.net

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

ContactFacebook

 

San Diego Smash 4 Community

Online Group

 

StreetPass San Diego

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

ContactFacebook

 

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.

ContactFacebook - 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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