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San Diego Pride
The Pride of Hillcrest Block Party kicks off Pride weekend in the heart of Hillcrest! This event for those 21 years and older includes food, drinks, carnival rides, and lots of DJs, go-gos, and dancing!
Now a noted tradition at the San Diego Pride Parade, watch for the military contingent, which includes active duty and veteran service members. Be sure to cheer them on at the parade when the contingent passes by!
What’s a parade without a marching band? Over 200 Southern California youth make up the Pride Youth Marching Band, which will perform down the San Diego Pride Parade route. Be entertained by this talented group of musical youth!
Check out this new free addition to San Diego Pride to connect with community resources, food, music, and information!
The Free Rainbow Zone will be located just outside the Pride Music Festival and include many longtime attractions of the San Diego Pride Festival, including Art of Pride, Lambda Archives history area, Senior Cool Zone, Youth Zone by Trevor Project, Pride Family Picnic by The Center’s Family Services, LGBT Black Coalition, South Bay Pride, ShePower – Queer women’s health area by the Lesbian Wellness Project, ongoing sobriety support by Live & Let Live Alano Club, 211 San Diego & County Resources, HIV testing, music all day and more! And no ticket is needed – this area is completely free and open to everyone!
It wouldn’t be a Pride parade without motorcycles – and lots of them! Listen for the revving of the engines, and watch the Motorcycle Contingent cruise by.
It’s tradition to close out the San Diego Pride Parade with the giant rainbow flag! As always, everyone is welcome to join in and help carry the flag to the San Diego Pride Music Festival, and this year, the flag will have special significance in honour of the victims of the Orlando shooting. Bring your friends, family, and signs of support and join in!
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Gay Map of San Diego
The gay scene in San Diego is located mostly in the trendy Hillcrest neighborhood, just northeast of Balboa Park and a short drive or cab ride from downtown. Several others are in the districts just to the east of Hillcrest: University Heights and Normal Heights.
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Sunny 2 bed, 1 bathroom apartment in the heart of Little Italy. Open floor plan. Perfect for couples or small families! Little Italy is home to unique restaurants, shops, and cafes! Its above Harbor Breakfast which serves breakfast starting at 7am
This modern luxury loft is one of the few homes in the heart of Little Italy (downtown San Diego) and just a few blocks from the San Diego bay and a short taxi ride or walk to the Gaslamp and Convention Center. The loft has a spacious living room
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San Diego Zen is a beautiful and peaceful retreat located next to the Marston Hills Canyon, in Hillcrest, a couple of blocks from University Avenue, within walking distance to some of San Diego’s finest restaurants, bars, shops, the Zoo, Balboa Park, Museums
Mike’s Place is an artistic retreat right in the middle of the city. It sits between a California Bungalow from 1910 and an art studio. Located in a turn-of-the-century neighborhood and Within a five minute walk from restaurants, coffee shops & gyms
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2017 San Diego Pride Parade Montage
Recommended Hotels in San Diego
Hotels in the gay district of Hillcrest are few and far between and tend to book out fast. The hotels in the downtown district offer a nice alternative, just 5 mins by taxi and located in some of the most historic locations of the city.
Inn at the Park, 3 Star
In the gay district
This unique all-suite San Diego property is situated on the edge of Balboa Park West. It features a piano bar and elegant suites with kitchen facilities.
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