San Diego Fandom Index


























- 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



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.



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.



- Media


501st Stormtrooper Legion

A Star Wars fan club celebrating the movies using costumes and props of the stormtrooper characters in their various incarnations.


California Association of Pop-culture Enthusiasts


Cal Animage Beta - UCSD Anime Club


Crazed Imaginations

Shadow casts midnight shows of The Rocky Horror Picture Show every Friday in at the La Paloma Theatre Encinitas and third Saturdays at the Ken Cinema in Kensington.

Check website for special events and themed showings.



Doctor Who and Other Cool Shows/Movies meetup

The group gathers to watch, discuss, and celebrate Doctor Who and other SF media.


Doctor Who San Diego

Online group for local fans of The Doctor


East County Ghost Busters


Harangalaar Clan San Diego - Mandalorian Mercs - Star Wars Cosplay group


IKV Stranglehold

Dedicated to preserving the Klingon lifestyle through costuming, reenactment, outings, and social events.

We also welcome Pirates at the Stranglehold, and do Steampunk as the League Of Supremely Evil Revolutionaries otherwise known as L.O.S.E.R.

Contact (KHan Den yo aj) - Facebook (Klingons) - Facebook (Pirates) - Facebook (L.O.S.E.R)


Imperial Sands Garrison

Stormtrooper Garrison for San Diego and Imperial Counties.


The Mars Society of San Diego hosts The Mars Movie Night

Monthly showings, usually third Friday of the month.

Contact: Gerry Williams


San Diego Anime and Manga Meetup Group


San Diego Browncoats

Local fan group for Joss Whedon's Firefly TV show and Serenity movie.

Contact - John Monteaguado - Facebook


San Diego Doctor Who meetup


San Diego Fan Force

A Star Wars fan club and the official San Diego chapter of Fan Force (a global Star Wars fan community).

We meet regularly to socialize and share our love of Star Wars and other geeky things. We have movie nights, picnics, and monthly meetings.

We also participate in events for children's charities, and attend conventions and theme parks.

Contact: James Floyd


San Diego Hetalians - Fans of anime/webcomic Axis Powers Hetalia


San Diego Sabers - Light Saber combat group


San Diego Star Wars Society

Active in the area for charitable and community wide events.

Contact - Facebook


San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi

Meets, usually on third Saturdays, to watch films, TV, and serials made through 1969. Rubber monster suits, cheesy dialogue, and scripts by Robert A. Heinlein and others!

Contact: Gerry Williams


Sci-Fi Movie Night

Monthly meetings in Vista CA


U.S.S. Copernicus - Star Trek interest community


- Anime


Cal Animage Beta Chapter

UCSD anime society, but non students are welcome.

Contact - Facebook - Yahoo



Anime and Manga Group


San Diego Fans of Shingeki No Kyojin


SD Animanga

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


- Other


Harry Potter Group of San Diego (Meetup)



Wands Up San Diego - Harry Potter Meetup Group


General Geek/Nerd


Active Lifestyle Nerds


Active Lifestyle Nerds North County Chapter


Black Nerds Meetup


Geek Girls of San Diego

They hold several events every week around the county to play games, craft, watch films, discuss books, and geek out in a variety of ways.



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




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




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





North County Costume and Clothing Sewing Group


San Diego Cosplay and Costume Support Group

Online group for cosplayer and costumer mutual support.


San Diego Comic Con Cosplayers

This group is for anyone who cosplays at Comic Con (The one in San Diego)


San Diego Costume Guild

A group of costumers, professional and hobbyist, who meet to learn and share costuming information and events.

We enjoy creating, displaying, and wearing historical, fantasy, and genre costumes.



SD Cosplay

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



Period Dancing


The Playford Plodders

Dances of England of the mid-17th century.



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.



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.



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!




8D6 Gaming




Game Night in Hillcrest (


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



- Role Play Gaming


Call of Cthulhu - Escape the Insanity (La Mesa)


Downtown San Diego Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Meetup Group


Escondido Cthulhu Mythos & Call of Cthulhu Meetup Group


One shot Splats


The San Diego Dungeons and Dragons Meetup Group


San Diego North County Dungeons and Dragons Meetup


San Diego Pathfinder Society

Started to connect the Pathfinder Society Organized Play opportunities in the greater San Diego area. See website calendar for details.


San Diego Roleplaying Association

Meet local GMs who need players, players who need games, and discuss RPGs in general. Many roleplaying events on calendar each month.


San Diego Star Wars RPG


- - Tabletop/Strategy


The 56 Board Game Group - Gaming for those along the 56 corridor


Axis And Allies Board Game


Board @ The Library - Board Games at the National City Library


Board Game Night Chula Vista


Bored Gamers Group


Carlsbad Boardgame Meetup Group


Downtown San Diego Roleplaying Games (RPGs) Meetup Group


East County Tabletop Roleplaying and Board Games Group


La Jolla Board Game Group


Miramar/Scripps Magic: The Gathering EDH Group


North County Board Games Group


Oceanside Casual Magic The Gathering Meetup Group


Play Magic


Point Loma and Immediate Area Miniature/Board Wargamers


Rancho Bernardo Board Games & Group Games


San Diego Board Games Group


San Diego Historical Miniature Wargamers


San Diego Ladies Gaming Group


San Diego Redditors Gaming Club


San Diego Strategy Games


San Diego Tabletop Card Game Night Meetup Group


San Diego Wargamers


SoCal Yu-Gi-Oh (Imperial Beach)


UTC Board Game Society


Video Games


Casual Gamer Parents


Couch Conflict! Meetup

Multiplayer Video Games



Diablo 3 Nintendo Switch Meetup


FIFA 20 Tournament at The Lot


La Mesa LAN Party Meetup


Legends of Hillcrest (LGBT League of Legends Group)


Monthly San Diego North County Virtual Reality Meetup



Nintendo-based meetup group oriented towards adults but open to all.

We connect Nintendo fans together throughout San Diego county through tournaments, socializing and enjoying the amazing things San Diego has to offer.

Our monthly meetups take place at various county locations, from north to south and east to west!


North County Game Development Meetup


PC Gamers

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



San Diego Game Developers


San Diego Gaming Group


San Diego Mixer Streamers


San Diego Rocket League


San Diego Smash 4 Community


San Diego Super Smash Bros Ultimate Community


StreetPass San Diego

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

Facebook - Twitter - Google+ - Reddit - Instagram


Unity3d.College Game Architecture Meetup


Virtual Reality Gaming Tournaments


Field Games


San Diego Nerf Club



San Diego Tactical Lazer Tag (BRX)


Science and Technical


Build A Robot Workshop


Brilliant Minds of Southern California - Art/Science crossover


BOoM - Benevolent Order of Makers


Geek Girl - San Diego

Our Mission: to educate and empower every girl and woman at every age level, on every skill level, at every income level on computer technology with fun and provide a legacy by giving back and paying it forward. (SD)


Open Source Makers Lab

2591 Pioneer Ave., Suite G, Vista CA 92081


San Diego Association for Rational Inquiry (SDARI)

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

Facebook - Meetup


San Diego Makers Guild


San Diego Robotics Club (meetup)


San Diego Space (Meetup)


Stargazers Events


Teen Science Cafe, Southeast San Diego


Teen Science Cafe, Expanding Your Horizons, San Diego


Other Groups of Interest


Indie Creatives San Diego


La Jolla Trivia Meetup


Pacific Puzzlers


Point Loma Trivia Night at The Lot


San Diego Furries


San Diego Robots Club


San Diego Science Advocacy Group


San Diego Sphinxes - A Muggle Quidditch team




San Diego Eventful (books)


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