Wave that rainbow flag with gusto at the annual parade and festival, which toasts equality, diversity, and respect with a vibrant celebration.
July 18–20, price varies by event, sdpride.org
Music, food, art, and beer take over the heart of Hillcrest at the 30th annual celebration, as more than 150,000 San Diegans party well past sundown in the streets, which will be closed off for the festivities.
August 10, free, fabuloushillcrest.com
Best of San Diego
Sample bites and booze from the city’s top restaurants at this San Diego Magazine event. It’s the hottest party of the year—not that we’re biased.
August 22; $60 before July 25, $75 after; sandiegomagazine.com