This year you can shop, taste, and party for a good cause. A slew of our favorite San Diego clubs, spas and businesses are participating in Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
With a new breast cancer diagnosis every two minutes, it’s essential to act now. There are dozens of ways to support the international health campaign and raise funds for the cure – all while having a fabulous time.
Pink Cocktail Contest at Whiskey Girl – Wednesday, Oct. 10
San Diego superstar mixologists will compete to make the next great Pink Lady Cocktail. Enjoy the winning cocktail for just $4 for the rest of the night, with proceeds benefiting breast cancer research. The Range Kitchen & Cocktails, Tipsy Crow, West Coast Tavern, Melting Pot, Burlap and the Commons will provide eats to enjoy, beginning at 7 p.m. Get details here
Cocktails for the Cure at F6ix – Thursday, Oct. 11
The third annual event benefiting The Susan G. Komen Foundation features St. Petersburg Vodka and Refine Mixers, beats from DJ XP, food from Broberto’s and Circos, and a secret raffle prize. Rock your favorite pink cocktail attire and drink up from 6 to 9 p.m. Get details here
Pink Party at Bar West – Saturday, Oct. 13
Pink attire is encouraged for at Bar West’s Pink Party in Pacific Beach. Donations will be taken at the door in exchange for a raffle ticket toward a free night of bottle service. Party with DJ Brett Bodley from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Take part in Bar West’s Rose Champagne special for the entire month of October; 10% of all bottles sold will be donated to pinkribbon.org. Get details here
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – Day of Fashion at the Marriott San Diego Old Town – Saturday, Oct. 13
Head to the Old Town Marriott to get inspired by this style-savvy event featuring fashion shows from 2 to 9 p.m. Aside from a range of designers, models and live performances, the event will include vendor booths with pre-holiday items, as well as a silent auction and raffle drawings. A $10 donation will get you one ticket to the Day of Fashion. Get details here
Breast Cancer Party for a Purpose at Bub’s Dive Bar – Monday, Oct. 15
Who says you can’t party hard on a Monday? Bub’s Pacific Beach will be serving $4 Jameson, Rumplemintz and Fireball shots from 9 p.m. to close. Or make a $3 donation at the door and receive happy hour pricing all night. All tips and pink Bub’s t-shirts will be donated toward the cause. Get details here
Can’t find time to party? The entire month of October is filled with retail specials.
Disconnected Salon – Wear pink to your appointment at the North Park salon and they’ll donate 10% of your service fees to Cancer Angels San Diego. The organization devotes 97% of its funding to help Stage IV cancer victims fight the disease. Get details here
Pinktober at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego – Hard Rock International offers many ways to support charity partners and non-profit The Keep A Breast Foundation. From a collection of Pinktober merchandise at the Rock Shop to tasty pink drinks at 207 and Float and an exclusive pink Sugar Whip Body Scrub service at the Rock Spa, your entertainment will benefit a good cause at the Hard Rock Hotel. Get details here
Aretesia Salon & Day Spa – Indulge in a spa service and pick up a product after. 10% of proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Pure Spa is also hosting ‘Pure for Pink Week’ October 22-28, where 10% of all regularly priced services will be donated to Breast Cancer Research. Get details here