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Jim Winsor’s Out & About: 1202's “grand opening” livens up the weekend

This weekend, 1202 nightclub in Hillcrest is having a huge “grand opening” celebration.

On Friday, starting at 10 pm, there will be an outrageous party with DJ Schoeny, go-go boys and hotties galore.

Then on Saturday, the opening celebrations continue with DJ Dawna Montel at the turntables, along with a hosted Svedka and Jagermeister bar from 9 to 10 pm with a Facebook or Foursquare check-in.

There is no cover on Friday or Saturday before 11 pm with a special text: Just text 1202 to 74455 to get it.

Then on Sunday is the kick-off event for Sunday Tea at 1202, a new third Sunday monthly event by the boys at Global Male, featuring neo soul, hip hop, R&B, and Latin music by DJ Johntastik, along with hot go-go boys, $5 Svedka drinks and no cover.

Pokeball at Numbers

On Friday, get ready for Pokeball at Numbers, a gay Pokémon-themed event brought to you by TIGZNPOOH (Carlito Peralta Jr and Erny Castro) and Ned Cato Jr of Geek Night Productions:

“Prepare to get your GEEK ON! We are going to transform NUM3ERS into a place straight out of the World of POKEMON. Join POKEMON TRAINERS CARLITO PERALTA JR. (TEAM ASH) and MANNTAR (TEAM ROCKET) for a great event! Come party with us hard Pokémon themed outfits strongly encouraged ! DJ MARCEL will spin EDM, POP....MAYBE A LITTLE J-POP!, GOGO POKEMON, POKEMON VIDEO GAMES, and FREE POKEMON TRAINER BADGES to the BEST Pokemon and Trainers! Come celebrate Pokemon Trainer Carlito's BIRTHDAY!”

Pokemon themed outfits are highly encouraged; in fact, there will be drink specials and discounts for those there in costumes.

San Diego’s Best Birthday Bash at Babycakes

This Saturday, there will be a huge adult birthday party at Babycakes.

For all those with April birthdays, this is the day to invite your friends over to Babycakes for a night of free cupcakes, giveaways, party favors, drink specials, free birthday spankings, and a hosted Svedka bar from 9 to 10 pm. For info on how to register for this, just click HERE.

Rooms going fast for Matinee Las Vegas

If you’re planning on heading up to the big Matinee Las Vegas weekend over Memorial Day weekend (which is the next big party weekend on the West Coast calendar) and you want to stay in the host hotel, you better act quickly.

As of the time I am writing this, there are now less than 25 rooms available at the Rumor Boutique Resort, and they are going fast.

Last week’s events

Check out SDPIX for all the new albums from last week, including photos from the Mankind Fashion Show and Wet contest at Bourbon Street, Urban Mo’s 21st Anniversary Party, Electro Pop at Rich’s, Play Boi at 1202, So You Think You Can Drag at Lips, and DJ and Kristin’s Birthday Wine Tasting Party Bus to Temecula. Happy viewing!