Pride of Hillcrest Block Party Huge Success

by on July 24, 2012

The stage lights up prior to the start of the Pride of Hillcrest Block Party on Friday, July 18.

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Pride of Hillcrest Block Party a huge success

The Pride of Hillcrest Block Party was a huge success this year.  Held on Friday, July 18, 2014, the night time event was attended by thousands of people and kicked off pride weekend in San Diego.  Celebrations started with the raising of the  18’/12′  Hillcrest Pride Flag on a 65′ flag pole at the intersection of Normal Street and University Avenue. At 5 PM the Block Party got underway with private viewing of the Stone Wall Rally with key note speaker and activist Lavern Cox. At 7pm  thousands  celebrated on the dance floor, in the VIP area, and in private cabanas.

The view from the stage during the headline performance

Organizers suggest that anyone with positive suggestions and comments email benjamin@hillcrestbia.org. The Pride of Hillcrest Block Party was produced by the Hillcrest Business Association in partnership with McFarlane Promotions. The event was sponsored by San Diego Pride. The Hillcrest Pride Flag Monument was constructed by the Hillcrest Business Association with donations coming from private donors and the proceeds of the Amazing High Heel Race.  

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