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Jim Winsor’s Out & About: Super Bowl Weekend in Hillcrest

Super Bowl 2016 at Flicks.
Photo credit:
Jim Winsor/SDPIX

Super Bowl weekend is here!

This means Super Bowl parties, and the local gay clubs will have them aplenty this Sunday.

The game matches the New England Patriots against the Atlanta Falcons.

Here’s a roundup of some of the main places in Hillcrest you can go to hang out with friends and fellow fans, and catch the big game:

2 pm to 7 pm: Superbowl LI at Urban Mo's

“Game playing with sound on giant screen projector on dance floor, and ALL TVs throughout the bar!”

2 pm to 8:30 pm: Superbowl 51 at Flicks

“The biggest and best Super Bowl Party in Hillcrest! Catch the game and the GaGa and enjoy happy hour prices all day! Free food catered from local restaurants at halftime.”

3 pm to 6 pm: Superbowl 51 Sunday at Hillcrest Brewing Company

“If you’re looking for a place to watch Super Bowl LI on Sunday Feb 5th with your friends look no further, HBC is the answer! All TVs including our HD 55″ flat screen will be playing the game with high quality picture and sound and we're having some amazing food specials! See you February 5th at 3pm!”

Coronation XLV

The other big event this weekend is the Imperial Court de San Diego Coronation XLV. The main event will be this Saturday at the Handlery Hotel from 5:30 pm to 10 pm. In addition, there will be several supporting events this weekend as well, including an In-Town Show at Numbers on Thursday, an Out-of-Town Show at the Handlery Hotel on Friday, a Victory Brunch at Oscar Wilde’s Irish Pub on Sunday, and a Sea to Shining Sea Victory Party at Numbers on Sunday evening.

Vickie Shaw at Martinis Above Fourth

This Thursday will feature another top-notch entertainer at Martinis Above Fourth, as comedienne Vickie Shaw brings her nonstop ride of laughter to town in her new show ‘Platinum is the New Blond.’

Tickets are $25 for reserved seating, with a $15 per person food/drink minimum.

Other fun stuff this week


10 pm: SDPIX presents Outlaw at Uptown Tavern


7 pm: Finger Me Fridays at Gossip Grill


10 am to 2 pm: Mexican Brunch at Baja Betty's

11 am to 2 pm: Saturday Brunch at Uptown Tavern

8 pm to 9:30 pm: Kickers Country Western Line Dancing at Urban Mo's


7 am: Cardiff Kook Run

11 am to 3 pm: Gospel Brunch at Lips

1 pm to 6 pm: F-Monday It's Sunday Funday at Uptown Tavern

3 pm to 8 pm: Church at Babycakes


6 pm to 11 pm: 50₵ Wing Night at Hillcrest Brewing Company

9 pm to 2 am: House Nation Grand Opening at Rich’s


4 pm to 8 pm: Happy Hour at the San Diego Eagle


7:30 pm to 10 pm: Pictionary Night at #1 Fifth Ave.

10 pm to midnight: Lip Sync War Wednesdays at Uptown Tavern

Last week’s events

Check out SDPIX.com for all the new albums from last week, including photos from Rich’s, Overdrive at Spin Nightclub, Gossip Grill, and the San Diego Women’s March. Enjoy!