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- Steampunk and Victoriana

- Costuming/Cosplay

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- 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

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The San Diego Fandom Index is a guide to all aspects of San Diego's SF/Fantasy and related fandom. It reflects the most current information known to your editor.

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 CA. This web page forms the basis for the next issue.

 

Current Print Issue: #25, Jul 2015 / Last Online Update: 2016-05-28

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

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- San Diego Halloween 2015

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.

 

Potrero War (May 26 - 30, 2016) - 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

 

 

Matic the Gathering: RPTQ Sydney Last Chance Qualifier - SOI Sealed (May 28, 11 am)

Artifex Entertainment, 10045 Carroll Canyon Rd, Ste C, San Diego, California 92131

 

San Diego Roleplay Association: Play some DCC RPG (May 28, noon)

Villainous Lair, 3220 Adams Ave., San Diego CA

 

Signing: Jennifer Anne Davis (May 28, 4 pm)

Rise

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

Facebook

 

Harry Potter Group of San Diego: New member Meetup (May 28, 5 pm)

Shawnest, 3801 Marquette Place, 2D, San Diego, CA

Members only so go to web page to sign up.

 

The Art of Dr. Seuss Exhibition | Unorthodox Taxidermy Collection (May 28, 5 - 8 pm)

Chuck Jones Gallery, 232 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Underground Lightsaber Fighters Battle (May 28, 8 pm)

Balboa Park Fountain, San Diego, CA 92101

 

Geek Girls of San Diego: Memorial Day Pool Party / BBQ potluck (May 29, 2:30 - 9 pm)

Location shown only to members.

 

UFS World of Indines Release Event (May 29, noon) – Tabletop Gaming

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

$20

 

Artifex Entertainment Fireside Gathering #6ญญ (May 29, 3 pm)

Artifex Entertainment, 10045 Carroll Canyon Rd, Ste C, San Diego, CA 92131

 

Doomtown: June Doom Episode 1 (May 29, 5 pm)

Pair A Dice Games. 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, CA 92081

 

San Diego English Country Dancers (May 29, 6 - 9 pm)

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

$6 - 10

 

San Diego Role Playing Society: Post Apoc sci fi Mutant Epoch rpg the crevice part 3 (May 31, 6:30 pm)

At Ease Games Gaming & Tournament Center, 8990 Miramar Rd Ste 140, San Diego, CA

 

Light Saber Team: San Diego Weekday Work-Out (May 31, 8 - 10 pm)

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

Facebook

 

Intermission: Music from Video Games and Films (May 31, 7 pm)

Price Center Ballroom East, La Jolla, CA 92093

Free, but please RSVP

 

The San Diego Role Playing Association: Weird War I- the story begins! (Jun 1, 6:30 pm)

Villainous Lair, 3220 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA

 

CAPE (California Association of Pop-culture Enthusiasts): Plan for SD Comic Con (Jun 2, 5 pm)

Fall Brewing Co., 4542 30th St., San Diego CA

 

University Centers Presents: Zootopia (Jun 2, 7:30 pm)

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

 

Waltz and Such (Jun 3, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

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

Suggested Donation: $2

 

Signing: Malachi Ward (Jun 3, 7:30 pm)

From Now On

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

Facebook

 

Air and Space Museum Swap Meet and Model Expo (Jun 4, 9 am - noon, 8 am early admission)

San Diego Air and Space Museum - Gillespie Field, 335 Kenney St., El Cajon CA 92020

Tickets: $3, $10 early admission; $35 for sellers

 

San Diego Book Discussion Group (Jun 4, 4 pm)

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

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

 

Movie Poster Art Show Opening (Jun 4, 5 pm)

Kimchi Cosplay, San Diego, CA 92123

 

Summer Movies in the Park: Inside Out (Jun 4, 7:30 - 9:30 pm)

Adams Avenue Park, 3491 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116

Free

 

Doctor Who & Other Cool Shows/Movies Meetup: Star Trek Night - The Next Generation Version! (Jun 4, 5:30 pm)

Filippis Pizza Restaurant and Bar, 5353 Kearny Villa Rd., San Diego CA

 

Geek Girls of San Diego: Monthly Ladies Brunch (Jun 5, 10 am)

The Cheese Store of San Diego, 1980 Kettner Blvd., Suite 30, San Diego CA

$2 per person reservation fee

 

Writers Coffeehouse with Jonathan Maberry (Jun 5, noon)

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

 

The Fleet After Dark Suds and Science: Autism Spectrum Disorder (Jun 6, 6:30 - 8:30 pm)

The Rose, 2219 30th St, San Diego, California 92104

Tickets: $5

Ages 21+

 

Signing: Justine Cronin with Guest Host Scott Sigler (Jun 6, 7 pm)

The City of Mirrors

This is a numbered event – numbers for the signing line are available now with the purchase of The City of Mirrors from Mysterious Galaxy.

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

Facebook

 

Family Movie Night: Minions (Jun 7, 5:30 pm)

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Rd, # 116, San Diego, CA 92106

 

Gaymer Night: Marvel Vs Capcom 2 & Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (Jun 7, 9 am - 2 pm)

Flicks, 1017 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

 

Eternal Masters Midnight Play (Jun 10, 12:01 am) – Tabletop Gaming

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

$45

 

Eternal Masters Release Drafts (Jun 10 - 12) – Tabletop Gaming

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

$45

 

Harry Potter Group of San Diego: Azkaban Book and Goblet Movie (Jun 10, 5:30 pm)

Game Room, 3803 Marquette Place, San Diego, CA

 

Crossover: Where Comics and Science Meet: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Godzilla, & the Science of Mutations (Jun 10, 6:30 - 8 pm) – Tabletop Gaming

n Diego Comic Art Gallery, 2765 Truxtun Rd, San Diego, CA 92106

Tickets: $15

Facebook

 

Waltz and Such (Jun 10, 7:15 - 9:45 pm)

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

Suggested Donation: $2

 

LAN Camp (Jun 11 - 12, 10 am) - Camping and Games

Kruise Family Ranch, 18012 Cuyamaca Meadows Rd, Julian, CA 92036

$2

Facebook

 

Guacamole Cup Guild Ball tournament (Jun 11, 11 am) – Tabletop Gaming

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

$5

 

The San Diego Role Playing Association: A song of ice and fire RPG: First Nights Watch (Jun 11, noon - 3 pm)

Villainous Lair, 3220 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA

 

Steampunk Carousel Adventure at the Fair (Jun 11, 12:45 pm)

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

 

First Seasonal Harajuku Fashion Walk (Jun 11, 3 - 5 pm)

Seaport Village/ Convention Center, 849 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

 

San Diego Role Okore: Watch the Warcraft Movie (Jun 11, 4 pm)

Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 & IMAX, 10733 Westview Pkwy, San Diego, CA

 

The Avengers (2012) (Jun 11, 6:30 pm) – Movie

Comickaze - Liberty Station - Barracks 15, 2750 Historic Decatur Rd, Ste 101 - Barracks, San Diego, CA

Free

 

MAD MEN Swinging Sixties Party (Jun 11, 7 pm)

The Pearl Hotel, 1410 Rosecrans St, San Diego, California 92106

Free but you need to RSVP Must RSVP to

 

Mars Movie Night (Jun 17, 7 pm)

Movies TBA

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

Free, but please RSVP as seating is limited.

 

San Diego North County Mini Maker Faire (Jun 18 - 19, 2016; 9 am – 4:30 pm)

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Inc., 2040 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083

Memberships: $10

Facebook

 

Fairy Festival (Jun 18 - 19, 2016; 10 am - 4 pm)

San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, California 92024

Free

 

San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi (Jun 18, 7 pm)

Kosmicheskiy Reys/Cosmic Journey (1936)
Destination Moon (1950)
and The Jetsons: The Little Man (1962)

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

Free, but please RSVP as seating is limited.

 

San Diego North County Mini Maker Faire (Jun 18 - 19, 2016; 9 am – 4:30 pm)

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Inc., 2040 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083

Memberships: $10

Facebook

 

 

Fairy Festival (Jun 18 - 19, 2016; 10 am - 4 pm)

San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, California 92024

Free

 

Signing: Brenda Cooper (Jun 23, 7:30 pm)

Spear of Light

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

Facebook

 

Movies By The Pier Presents: Star Wars "The Force Awakens" (Jun 24, 8 pm)

Junior Seau Pier Amphitheatre, 200 N The Strand, Oceanside, CA 92054

Free

 

Doomtown: Deputy Tournament 2016 (Jun 25, 9:15 am)

Pair A Dice Games. 2020 Hacienda Dr, Ste A, Vista, CA 92081

$15

StarCityGames.com Super Invitational Qualifier Plus (Jun 25, noon) – Tabletop Gaming

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

$30

 

Young Adult Book Event (Jun 25, 2 pm)

Aditi Khorana signs Mirror in the Sky, Mary E. Pearson signs The Beauty of Darkness, others

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

 

Signing: Paul Krueger (Jun 25, 6 pm)

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge

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

 

Avant Garde Costume Gala (Jun 25, 6:30 - 10:30 pm)

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

Tickets: $75 to 6/24, then $90

 

Signing: Brian Keene (Jun 26, 2 pm)

Pressure

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

 

Kiersten White Launch Party (Jun 28, 6 pm)

And I Darken

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

 

Signing:Ted Chaing and Adam Rakunas (Jun 29, 7:30 pm)

Stores of Your Life (Chaing) and Like a Boss (Rakunas)

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

 

Signing: Richard Kadrey (Jun 30, 7:30 pm)

The Perdition Score

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

 

 

Potrero War (May 26 - 30, 2016) - 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

 

San Diego County Fair (Jun 3 - Jul 4, 2016)

Mad About the Fair: A Steampunk Alice In Wonderland theme

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

Tickets: $15

 

San Diego North County Mini Maker Faire (Jun 18 - 19, 2016; 9 am – 4:30 pm)

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, Inc., 2040 N Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92083

Memberships: $10

Facebook

 

Geek Girl Tech Conference (Jun 18, 2016)

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

Tickets: TBA

 

The Worlds First Pop-Up Resort (Jul 17 - 24) - Cancelled

 

Gam3rcon (July 20 - 24, 2016) - Gaming Convention

NewSchool of Architecture & Media Design, 1249 F Street San Diego, CA 92101

Memberships: $30 to 3/1/16, then $60

Facebook

 

San Diego Comic-con International (July 21 - 24, 2016) - Comic and Media Convention SOLD OUT

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

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

Contact

 

Nerd-Con (Aug 26 - 28, 2016)

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

Guests: TBA

Passes: $35

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

 

San Diego Who Con (Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016)

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

Rooms: $125

Guests: TBA

Memberships: TBA

Facebook

 

Gaslight Gathering (Oct 7 - 9, 2016) - Steampunk Convention

Theme: Things at go Bump in the Night

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

Rooms: $120

Guest of Honor: Gail Carriger

Memberships: TBA

Contact - Facebook - Twitter

 

Project Oracle (Oct 28 - 30, 2016) - Gaming Convention

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

Memberships: $30 to 7/25/16, $40 to 10/24/16; then $50

Facebook

 

Exhibitions

 

My Hero: Contemporary Art and Superhero Action (May 21 - Aug 14)

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

General Admission: $8

 

Unlocking Wonderland: The Exhibit (May 21 - Aug 14)

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

General Admission: $8

 

Movie Poster Art Show (Jun 4 - Jul 13)

Kimchi Cosplay, San Diego, CA 92123

 

Trek Nation: 50th Anniversary Tribute Art Show (Jun 8 - 22)

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

 

 

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 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

Haran'galaar 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 (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 Hetalians - Fans of anime/webcomic Axis Powers Hetalia

 

San Diego My Little Pony Convention Planning

 

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.

 

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 Geeks

Created to give local geeks a way to find each other and talk about all the Geekary 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

 

Cyborg Knights Book Club

Carlsbad, CA

 

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.

Tumblr

 

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.

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 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.

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 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

 

          Gaymers San Diego

 

San Diego Gaymer Group

 

 Live Action Role Playing (LARP)

 

Carlsbad Medieval/Fantasy LARP

 

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

A community resource for all LARP games, players, and announcements/updates for the San Diego County CA region.

 

San Diego By Night: Crimson Citadel Meetup

A World of Darkness/Minds Eye Theater Vampire LARP

 

-       Role Play Gaming

 

Diego Dungeon Crawlers DCC RPG Meetup

 

The San Diego Dungeons and Dragons Meetup Group

 

San Diego North County Dungeons and Dragons Meetup

 

San Diego Pathfinder/D&D 3.5 (RPGs) 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.

 

-       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

 

Late Night Magic the Gathering

 

North County Board Games Group

 

Point Loma and OB Strategy Game Nights

 

San Diego Board Game and Magic the Gathering Meetup

 

San Diego Board Games Group

 

San Diego Couples Game Night

 

San Diego Redditors Gaming Club

 

San Diego Star Trek Attack Wing

 

-       Video Games

 

Couch Conflict! Meetup

Multiplayer Video Games.

Facebook

 

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!

Facebook

 

SanDiegoLan.net

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

Facebook

 

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

 

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.

 

Geek Girls of San Diego

Our main focus is to provide a safe social setting for geek girls of similar interests to meet and interact and hopefully create bonds of friendship that will last a long time.

 

Open Source Makers Lab

2591 Pioneer Ave., Suite G, Vista CA 92081

 

San Diego Association for Rational Inquiry (SDARI)

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

Facebook - Meetup

 

San Diego Makers Guild

 

San Diego Robotics Club (meetup)

 

San Diego Space (Meetup)

 

Other Groups of Interest

 

San Diego Furries

 

San Diego Sphinxes - A Muggle Quidditch team

Meetup.com

 

Fandom Across the Border

 

Fuerza Rebelde Base Tijuana

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

Facebook

 

Rebel Legion, Mexican Base, Tijuana

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

 

Tijuana Nerd & Geek Meetup

 

 

OTHER EVENT AND ORGANIZATION SOURCES:

Geek City Guide: San DIego

San Diego Eventful (books)

 

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