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Celebrate the sea at the inaugural OFF THE HOOK Santa Monica Seafood Festival on the iconic Santa Monica Pier. This community tasting event will showcase the city’s best restaurants, featuring dishes with their favorite underwater ingredients, as well as live music, games, beer gardens and more. Sponsored by Shock Top, LA Weekly, Timeout LA, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and more, OFF THE HOOK will help raise funds and awareness for the sustainable seafood movement through a partnership with Seafood for the Future. Participating restaurants include The Lobster, Del Frisco’s Grille Santa Monica, Il Grano, Gladstones, FIG, Geoffrey’s Malibu and more. Visit the Off The Hook Seafood Fest Website
Start practicing your zombie walk – the 3rd annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl returns Halloween night! Join the undead for a chilling bar crawl in the heart of Santa Monica, with spooky food and drink specials all night at participating locations. Starting at 6 p.m., you’ll moan and growl up your way up the Pier through some of the best bars in the city including Big Dean’s, Ye Olde King’s Head and Barney’s. Arrive early have have your ZOMBIE MAKEUP done for free by makeup artists from Tony & Guy Hairdressing Academy. Participants must follow the official Zombie Crawl rules and be ready to crawl your faces off!
Fright-seekers beware of the largest (and spookiest) Halloween party on the Westside at Wokcano Santa Monica Halloween night. The zombies will collide at the WOK-ing DEAD party, featuring DJ, costume contests and spooktacular food & drink specials from 8-10 pm. Drink, dance and celebrate at this multi-level outdoor space with fellow zombies and ghouls.
Take a walk on the beach and help feed local families at Westside Food Bank’s 25th Annual 5K Hunger Walk. Participation is free and fundraising is optional. Start a team with your friends, family, or coworkers! You can even bring your dog. The Hunger Walk helps raise awareness about local hunger and proceeds from the event help Westside Food Bank provide healthy food for families in need.
Flash your stache at the 3rd annual Stouts N Staches Fest in Venice Beach, and join us in raising funds and awareness for the Movember Foundation. Starting at the Hotel Erwin with fun activities, including a photo booth, live bands & DJ, MO trims, contests and more, we’ll then take over Windward Ave. for a block party-style event. Flooding the streets in mustache gear, you can enjoy $5 craft beer and food specials with the official wristband at all participating locations.