Memorial Day Weekend Party Guide

 2011 Memorial Day Weekend Party Guide

Picks for 2011 Memorial Day Weekend in San Diego.

Wednesday, May 25
Industry Wednesday Memorial Day Party at Side BarIndustry Memorial Party

Side Bar is home to the wildest Industry Wednesday party in downtown San Diego. This week, get ready for a Memorial Weekend kickoff party like no other featuring sounds by DJ Chris Cutz & industry drink specials all night long! Get on the guest list for no cover before 10:30pm every Wednesday at Side Bar. Find more details here!


Friday, May 27
Memorial Weekend Party with Villains at Hard Rock

Every Friday, Hard Rock Hotel features local and guest DJs paired with VIP bottle service indulgence at 207 and Float. Kick off your Memorial Weekend the right way with DJhere and Sfinx at Hard Rock on Friday, May 27 and dance to the beats of Erick Diaz and Cheyenne Giles, plus a DJ performance by Villains! Get details!


Saturday, May 28
Sing, Dance, Crawl at The Local 

This Memorial Day weekend, celebrate in style at The Local, House of Blues, FLUXX, Side Bar, and Bubs at The Ball Park, from 12:30pm to 8pm … if you can handle it. Sing, Dance, Crawl kicks off at The Local at 12:30pm where ticketed guests will pick up their wrist bands, a pair of shades, schwag and a Crawl shirt, then fuel up on a little food, brews and cocktails before the madness ensues. At 2pm, party-goers will crawl on over to the House of Blues where the first 15 revelers the chance to channel their inner rock star and belt it out on the House of Blues Stage. At 3:45pm, you’ll head down Fourth Avenue to FLUXX, where you’ll get hooked up with $4 drafts and $6 call cocktails while DJ Scooter spins in the club. Next up, you’ll mosey on over to Side Bar at 5:30pm where party-goers will enjoy killer drink specials and Mikey Beats on the one’s and two’s. The last stop on the trip is the all-new Bubs at the Ballpark where crawlers will refuel with lotsa tots, brews, basketball and fun.  Get tickets here!


Intervention Saturday with Armin Van Buuren at Hard Rock

Known for having the top DJs in the world, Intervention Sundays are the wildest pool parties in all of San Diego. Memorial Weekend just got a whole lot wilder with the addition of a Saturday Intervention featuring  Armin van Buuren, named the #1 DJ in the world by DJ Magazine. Though general admisison tickets are sold out, but you can still go VIP! Get details!

Sunday, May 29
Fortune’s Memorial Day Pool Party at Ivy Rooftop

Fortune’s Memorial Day Pool Party is taking over the Ivy Rooftop for a full day of sunshine, house music, fashion, dancing, poolside lounging and most importantly all of your favorite San Diego locals that you want to party with! The all-day pool party will include favorite local DJs on the tables including G*Roy, DeVoy, Chris Herrera, Fishfonics, Frankie M, Wired, Shewfly, Al Squared, Flesch as well as national talent including Brady Spear of LA, Whitenoize of San Francisco and headliner Chris Garcia from Las Vegas! Get details here!


Welcome to the Circus at Stingaree

On Sunday, May 29th, Stingaree welcomes party-goers to the Circus Memorial Day Celebration. Prepare to be entranced by hypnotizing hoop dancers and watch in awe as performers amaze with stunning feats of physical strength, breath-taking acts of beauty and a whole lot of other sexy shenanigans. Party in the main room to the sounds of DJ Scooter and DJ Seize, or head up to the rooftop to be mesmerized by the melodic beats of DJ Pauli P, Jayson Summers & Lando. In addition, guests can enjoy other live entertainment acts including Ringmaster Jeremy Harris from A Style Concierge and Hoopcharmer from Charmed Life Entertainment. RSVP with DiscoverSD for no cover before 10pm, and half-off cover before 11pm.

Intervention Sunday with Above & Beyond at Hard Rock

Every Sunday, the Hard Rock Hotel’s fourth floor deck is covered in grass turf, and filled with private cabanas and day beds, umbrellas, and island inspired décor for Intervention – the wildest pool party in San Diego. As DJs make the crowd go crazy, party-goers stir up the dance floor, hang in the pool, lounge in the day beds, or strip down, tour about and show off their stuff to the A-List elite of San Diego. Intervention is going all out for Memorial Day with DJ Mag’s #5 DJ group, Above and Beyond. Get details here!


Five/Ten Memorial Day Party at Side Bar

This season, Side Bar is turning up the heat with a series of smoking hot, action-packed Sunday intermission parties and Memorial Day Weekend is going to be nothing short of amazing. On Sunday, May 29, get ready for a wild and out of control party featuring sounds by Joey Jimenez and HuyBelieve, plus drink specials on your favorite bottles including Moet Ice for $300, Belvedere & Moet Ice for $500 or Belvedere & PJ Rose for $600. Or settle for a mixed cocktail pitcher such as theMojito made with Bacardi light, fresh mint, fresh lime, soda, and sugar; or the Side Bar Spring Cooler, blended with Belvedere pink grapefruit, fresh rosemary, fresh lemon, and sugar. Get details here!


LED Presents Laidback Luke & Chris Lake at Voyeur

Goth glam nightclub Voyeur is opening doors to the 18+ crowd for a special Sunday night event featuring beats by Laidback Luke. Be forewarned, Voyeur won’t be serving alcohol even if you’re over the age of 21. If you want to get your drink on, keep the party going with Laidback Luke and Chris Lake during 21+ after hours at 4th & B. Get details!

Monday, May 30Memorial Day Industry Night VII at FLUXX

We party-lovin’ locals know that FLUXX hosts one of the hottest, out of control Industry Night parties in town! On Memorial Day, get ready for a special FLUXX*ADELIC edition of Industry Night featuring Brett Bodley on the 1’s and 2’s, Ricky Rocks on the drums, plus opening sets by DJ 1Man and DJ Apollo. And let’s not forget about the SURPRISE live performance! After a slew of killer performances in the past including Coolio, Naughty By Nature, Too Short, Method Man, Vanilla Ice and Warren G, who will the surprise live performance be this time? Get details here!

by Ryan Eisenacher