The 36th Annual Hillcrest CityFest Art And Music Festival

San Diego’s ultimate summer art and music festival takes over 5th Avenue during Hillcrest CityFest!

The 36th annual celebration of community spirit features live bands, electric dance music DJ’s, arts, crafts, and food that attracts over 150,000+ visitors from San Diego and Southern California! This is San Diego’s LARGEST and BEST art and music festival– stretching nearly half a mile in size on over 9 city blocks!

A grand stage + a massive cocktail bar

A grand stage with live music and headliner bands will keep you entertained from noon until 7pm, followed by headliner DJ’s and well-known talent until 11am. A massive cocktail bar and Miller-Coors Beer Garden featuring Hop Valley Brewing Co.’s Reveal Pale Ale, will keep you hydrated and entertained, and over 250 vendors will give you plenty of shopping opportunities.

Located in the colorful and vibrant community of Hillcrest- our quaint shops and restaurants along 5th, Robinson, and University will come alive with community spirit, giving you a place to dive into and explore!

A vibrant home of the LGBT community

Renowned for its vibrant nightlife scene, international dining, and eclectic shopping, Hillcrest has been the home of the LGBT community for over 40 years. Known to locals as “Pride-Light,” Hillcrest CityFest is a celebration of our landmark Hillcrest sign, our residents and our businesses– who have been champions for equality, diversity, and inclusion in San Diego and beyond.

See you there!

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