Thank you to those businesses, AABA board members and locals who attended the AABA quarterly Business Mixer on June 14 at Blackmarket Bakery! We had a great time and look forward to seeing you again soon.



Upcoming Events – Save the Date

The 17th annual Taste of Adams Avenue will take place Sunday, June 25 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. The event runs along Adams Avenue from University Heights through Normal Heights to Kensington. This gastronomic trek will feature 44 restaurants, coffee houses, pubs, wine bars and unique eateries in one of San Diego’s hottest and historic neighborhoods. Tickets are for sale at or at participating venues. Pre-sale tickets are $35 and event day tickets are $40.


The 36th Annual Adams Avenue Street Fair, Southern California’s largest free two-day music festival, will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. The event also features beer gardens and beer tastings, giant carnival rides, festival foods and more than 350 arts and crafts booths.

Street fair program ads are for sale! Deadline: Aug 15
.  The Adams Avenue Business Association (AABA) is offering the opportunity to highlight your business by purchasing an ad in the official Street Fair program. Thousands of Street Fair revelers view our free program for valuable event information – 10,000 programs will be produced and distributed! We have a very limited amount of space in the program and we will accept advertising orders on a first come first serve basis.

The details:

  • The 50% off discounted rates listed here are for members of the Adams Avenue business community only.
  • The ads must be submitted in a print ready format (.jpeg or .png) and files should be 300 dpi.
  • We cannot fix ads that do not follow specifications.
  • Email ads to [email protected] and please mail or bring checks to AABA, 4649 Hawley Blvd, San Diego CA 92116 at the time of submitting your ad.

Rates for color ads:

Full Page – 10 1/2″ wide by 16 3/4″ deep  $675
Half Page  –  10 1/2″ wide by 8″ deep  $410
Quarter Page – 5.5″ wide by 6″ deep  $220
Eighth Page –   4″ wide by 4 1/4 deep  $145
Business Card (horizontal) – 4″ wide by 2″ deep  $85
Business Card (vertical)    – 2″ wide by 4″ deep  $85

Other community events and workshops:

Summer movie nights are happening! Next up is the “Secret Life of Pets” on Saturday, June 24 at Ward Canyon Park. For more info:

Summer in the Park concerts in Trolley Barn Park begin July 7. Visit for all the details.




As part of Small Business Development Center (SBDC’s) certification program for the San Diego LGBT ?️‍? community, they are inviting the LGBT business community to a mixer Thursday, July 13 from 5-7:30 pm at Gossip Grill, 1220 University Avenue. $20 includes one drink and appetizers. Questions? Contact Michelle Burkart, [email protected], 619-249-2758.