Here is everything worth doing in the neighborhood this weekend.
Another packed week of events in San Diego and we have all of the details for you in Out & About.
Whether it's a community discussion about trans people of color at The Center or joining in on a Trans Beach Party potluck at Fiesta Island, the community is raising its voices and glasses to celebrate the T in LGBT.
Also, the Divas are welcoming another RuPaul alum, this time Soju from season 11, and South Bay Pride is having an important fundraiser.
If it's the many different spirits of San Diego you're looking for then journey no further than the Broadway Pier this week for San Diego Spirits Festival this weekend.
This and so much more in this week's edition of Out & About!
Discussions That Need to be Had
You are invited to a Town Hall For The Black LGBTQ Community at the LGBT Community Center. This event will center Black LGBTQ voices especially transgender women, though friends, family and chosen family of the Black LGBTQ community are welcome to join.
We invite community members to share open & honest feedback with Center Leadership in this safe space. Dinner and refreshments will be provided.
This event is co-sponsored by The The Gender Phluid Collective: PoC LGBTQ+Support, San Diego Black LGBTQ Coalition & Unity Fellowship Church Movement.
Bears, Oh My!
This is one of their new favorites in SD (And where else can you build your own personal perfect pizza?) So come on out and join them for a night of great food and even better company! Bears San Diego Dinner Night at Filippis Pizza Grotto
The View From the Top!
The Porto Vista Hotel has always been one of the gems of San Diego. It's a place for the community to spend some time, have some drinks and socialize just before your big Sunday at CityFest. SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel is where everyone goes for the first official social hour of the weekend.
Soju Gonna Be There?
Divas at Rich's is excited to welcome back to San Diego, RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Superstar, SOJU!! And celebrating San Diego's own, Mariam T's Birthday!! Sexy guys, sexy girls, and the "Wall of LED Realness" on the fabulous DIVAS Stage @ Rich's San Diego.
It's a Potluck Fiesta!
Join Project Trans at The Center and Trans Pride, Saturday, August 24 at Fiesta Island for the 2nd annual Trans Beach Party & Potluck at Fiesta Island Park! Please bring a potluck item to share, (no one will be turned away for not bringing anything). Bring games to play, blankets, lawn chairs and pop up tents. Everyone is welcome, including friends and family.
The Pride of the South!
Come enjoy Ingenue and the Social Animal play while supporting South Bay Pride Fundraiser at Gossip Grill! Drawing for two VIP tickets to the Heart concert will be held during the fundraiser ($20 per entry). On top of that, they will have other raffle prizes to give away. Come down and enjoy yourselves for a good cause!
Raise Your Spirits!
San Diego Spirits Festival at Broadway Pier is the major Cocktail Culinary and Cultural extravaganza celebrated annually each summer on San Diego Bay.
The goal of the San Diego Spirits Festival is to advance the industry and all that it encompasses via market launches, industry advancement and exposure, product innovation, education, and of course, a good time filled with entertainment camaraderie and just good fun. We are proud to claim that the San Diego Spirits Festival has been ranked as one of the top cocktail festivals in America by Fodors!
The two-day Cocktail Festival attracts thousands of people from all over the country and abroad who join the fun and entertainment that the San Diego Spirits Festival has to offer.
Oh..Oh, Pretty Woman!
Admit One: Join guests in San Diego's only urban oasis for Uncorked and Movie Under the Stars at insideOUT featuring Pretty Woman. Get comfortable in our elevated lounge next to our fire pits or bring your own pillows and blankets and feel right at home on our ramp.
Half-off wine bottles from our selected menu and complimentary popcorn for our viewing guests. This event is free but an RSVP is encouraged. Space is limited, seats will be on a first-come, first-served basis.