Nightmare on Normal Street

Saturday, October 26th 2019 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Hillcrest’s haunted Halloween dance party and costume competition is back! With late night live entertainment, a costume competition runway, outdoor bars, and the best people watching in all of San Diego - this is an event you won’t want to miss!

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Nightmare on Normal Street will take over Pride Flag Plaza (at Normal Street and University Ave.) for this community fundraising event benefitting the San Diego LGBT Community Center and the Hillcrest Business Association. 

Early pre-sale general admission tickets are now available for only $15. Eat, drink and be scary with our VIP pass for $45, which includes two cocktails, food credit, private restrooms and private stage viewing. Ticket prices will increase to $20 presale & $25 for General Admission and $55 for VIP on the day of the event.

The evening’s chills and thrills include:

Complimentary cocktails from 6 pm -7 pm during our Haunted Hosted Hour

Main Stage with local DJs and live performances

Runway show costume competitions 

$2,500 shopping prize for costume competition winner

Allusia will emcee the costume competition at Nightmare on Normal Street. Her social media profile says, "From teen model to comedic actress to party hostess extraordinaire,  Allusia is dedicated to improving the fun to person ratio."

James Majesty from season two of Dragula will headline the night. James Majesty is one of the ten contestants to compete on the second season of The Boulet Brothers' DRAGULA. Not only was she a fan favorite on that show, she has a huge Instagram following.

Then get ready for a performance by Vivvi the Force, a local drag artist and performer with a signature demonic themed style and punk rock aesthetic known for creating diverse, creative, and horrifying costumes while still showcasing a look of beauty and glamour. Dedicated to motivating and inspiring others and representing a piece of the queer spectrum sometimes overlooked in the scene.

Food trucks with delicious bites

Outdoor block party and dance floor

Two bars serving up spooky cocktails and beer

Best Halloween people-watching in San Diego

Pet Costume Competition

Special guests from RuPaul’s Drag Race

This event is a fundraiser for Fabulous Hillcrest and the San Diego LGBT Community Center. 

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As San Diego’s colorful and urban epicenter, Hillcrest is the place to eat, shop, play and stay. Whether it’s a just another Sunday and you’re looking for that bottomless mimosa or you’re hoping to attend the next big event in HIllcrest, Fabulous Hillcrest will get you there!

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