Nightmare on Normal Street 2017: Block Party & Costume Contest

By Fabulous Hillcrest (other events)

Saturday, October 28 2017 6:00 PM 11:00 PM

Float on over to.... Nightmare on Normal Street. 

We all float down here in Hillcrest... and when you're down here with us, you'll float too! The highly anticipated “Nightmare on Normal Street” Halloween street party is taking place on Saturday, October 28, 2017, and benefits the San Diego LGBT Community Center, and Fabulous Hillcrest.

Come join us for a psychotic time and enjoy San Diego's #1  VOTED Costume Competition and Halloween Dance Party. If you are in San Diego this is the place to be and you don’t want to miss out! There will be late night live entertainment, multiple costume competitions for you and for your furry, fuzzy, feathery pets- with sassy judges, and two gigantic bars and our all-new "Real Time - LIVE Audience Vote By Text!"

This event is 21+ and attendees must present a valid ID upon entry. Tickets are $20 Pre-Sale General Admission and $45 Pre-Sale VIP or $25 and $55 on the day of the event.

Eat, drink and be scary with our VIP pass for $45 (pre-sale), which includes two cocktails, $7 food credit, front-of-the-line access to get into the event, separate VIP Bar, private restrooms and private stage viewing. 

The evening’s chills and thrills include:

An “American Idol” format costume competition with local celebrity guest judges and prizes
Live audience fan voting via text message
Sponsored Main Stage with local DJs
Food trucks with delicious assortments
Massive block party with an outdoor dance floor

Costume Competition Times:

Pet Costume Competition 8:30pm

Main Competition

Round (1)   9:00pm

Round (2)   9:30pm

Round (3) 10:00pm

Final Round  10:30pm             

When you arrive at the event, head to our Box Office and check-in to register for the costume competition. Questions - contact  Member + Marketing Director Eddie Reynoso at [email protected] or call (619)299-3330.

You will be given a time slot for your competition. Early arrival is suggested so you can show be the first to impress the judges and the crowd. PUNCTUALITY IS EVERYTHING. When it’s your time to be called, walk down the runway and show everyone what you got and be fierce.

* The pet competition will occur independently from the main competition and the pet winner will be announced after the voting process. 

Judging will take place through an elimination process. The judges will select three winners from each round to move on to the finals. The top finalist will compete for the grand prize. There will be second and third place winners who will also be awarded prizes.

Sponsor and vendor opportunities-

If you are interested in becoming a Nightmare on Normal Street, sponsor or vendor please contact Benjamin Nicholls at [email protected] at The Hillcrest Business Association or call the office at (619) 299 3330

Volunteer Opportunities-  

If you or someone you know are interested in volunteering for this year’s Nightmare on Normal St please contact Benjamin Nicholls at [email protected] at The Hillcrest Business Association or call the office at (619) 299 3330
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This event is a +21 and over. All guests must present a valid photo id. 

Mailing Address

HBA 3737 5th Ave Suite 202 San Diego CA 92103