‘Tito’s Fiesta Mexicana’

Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Tito’s Tacos, are teaming up for the second year in a row to celebrate National Vodka Day and National Taco Day. Co-sponsored by the City of Culver City and hosted by comedian Eric Schwartz, stop by Tito’s Tacos to sip on Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails, enjoy Tito’s Tacos award-winning food and also delight in Mariachi and Folklorico Entertainment all while supporting The Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation. All proceeds from ticket purchases will go directly to the The Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation. $25 (includes three cocktails, Tito’s Tacos and entertainment. Non-alcohol admission cost will be $10/includes food and entertainment); Friday, 2 – 8 pm; Tito’s Tacos Mexican Restaurant, 11222 Washington Place, Culver City, CA 90230

Free Tacos for National Taco Day

Chronic Tacos, a California-inspired Mexican grill, is giving away one free taco to all lunch customers in celebration of National Taco Day. Get one free Chicken, Al Pastor, Carnitas or Beyond Beef taco with the code word announced on Chronic Tacos social media. Follow Chronic Tacos on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and the code word will be mentioned a week in advance so make sure to keep an eye out! Friday, 11 am – 2 pm; locations here

National Taco Day at Veranda

Celebrate National Taco day with Mexican dishes at Hotel Figueroa’s poolside eatery, Veranda. Feast on taco specials like the carnitas with slow-braised pork, pollo adobado with grilled guajillo-marinated chicken and, for the vegans, the Del Jardin with spiced and roasted cauliflower. Enjoy two tacos along with a margarita or beer for only $15. Margarita flavors include hibiscus with mezcal, watermelon with Blanco tequila and Campari and mango with Reposado tequila, mezcal and Cointreau. Friday; Veranda Restaurant, 939 S. Figueroa St, #500, Los Angeles, CA; 877.724.1973

San Gabriel Dumpling & Beer Fest 2019

The City of San Gabriel is proud to present the 5th Annual award-winning Dumpling & Beer Fest, featuring dumplings, craft beers, desserts, DJs, and live entertainment! Join the City of San Gabriel in experiencing a local twist on Oktoberfest. Each wristband comes with unlimited beer samplings, and you must be 21 or older to receive your wristband at Check-In. $24+; Friday, 6 – 10:30 pm; San Gabriel Mission District, 320 South Mission Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91776

Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

The 10th annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles returns to Will Rogers State Historic Park. Join Veuve Clicquot to watch an exciting polo match while enjoying a day of picnicking and champagne sipping. Purchase one of four ticketing options, which offers access to Veuve Clicquot champagne bars featuring Yellow Label, Rosé, Rich, Rich Rosé, and La Grande Dame. Enjoy food offerings from some of the city’s most popular food trucks, lawn games, and prime seating to cheer from the sidelines during a thrilling polo match led by world-renowned polo player Nacho Figueras. $90+; Saturday, 2 pm; Will Rogers State Historic Park, 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Malibu Lights Haunted Nights

For the remainder of October, Malibu Wine Safari at Saddlerock Ranch will be a night time experience. The property tour turned light show is lit up with colorful installments and the pre-existing wine-tasting stops (where you can try wines two at a time) are now decorated with Halloween decor. End the night by taking home a commemorative wine tumbler. $55; Starts Friday, 7 pm; Saddlerock Ranch & Vineyard, 32111 Mulholland Hwy, Malibu, CA


L.A.’s oldest Oktoberfest turns 51 this year and is celebrating with a “bier-hall” style throwback event. Get ready for traditional Bavarian fun including Germany’s Haderlumpen band, dancing and traditional food and beer. $10 – $20; Starts Friday; Alpine Village, 833 W. Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA; 310.327.4384

OUE Skyspace Oktoberfest

Grab your Lederhosen’s and Dirndl’s and join in an Oktoberfest Celebration! Enjoy German beer and food, live authentic German music, contests and more! Your Oktoberfest package includes: Skyspace admission, Skyslide ride, two beer vouchers, commemorative boot mug, live music from the Zeitgeist Oktoberfest Band, games, giveaways, a costume contest, and $5 beer specials. $40; Saturday; 633 West 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Oktoberfest LA at The Mixing Room at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

The Mixing Room’s patio will transform into an Oktoberfest Biergarten every Friday Night in October with double features on October 19th and October 26th. Sam Adams and Angel City will be pouring some Oktoberfest brews as chef works the grill on the patio, serving some Bavarian favorites like Currywurst Sausage and Smoked Beer Bratwurst. There will be plenty of Oom-pah music and festive decorations. Fridays in October, 5 pm; 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Help Rescue Dogs At Wags & Walks 9th Annual Gala

Wags and Walks is hosting its 9th annual gala. Last year, the gala raised over $670,000 dollars which allowed Wags to save 1,400 dogs in one night. This year, Wags & Walks is bringing together 500 dog-loving philanthropists, activists, celebrities, and Angelenos to top last year’s record. Proceeds going directly towards the foundation’s rescue efforts. You will be able to mix and mingle with fellow supporters during the cocktail reception followed by the gala reception where you will have a chance to bid on amazing items like private cooking classes, tickets to Disneyland, and a Palm Springs getaway. $1,000+; Saturday, Cocktail Hour: 6:30 pm, Gala Reception: 8 pm; Taglyan Complex, Hollywood CA

All-Star Chef Classic

The All-Star Chef Classic is a four-day culinary event featuring dishes prepared by celebrity chefs. There are a number of different dinners you can attend and you will not be disappointed. Nyesha Arrington, Wes Avila, Sang Yoon, and Suzanne Tracht, just to name a few. $135+; Wednesday through Saturday

Newport Beach Wine & Food

Newport Beach Wine & Food brings one-of-a-kind dinners by celebrity chefs. Taste bites from 40 different top restaurants with their executive chefs and sip from over 250 varieties of wines, spirits and craft brews. VIP events, celebrity chef cooking demos, master sommelier tasting panels and interactive mixology courses will all be offered throughout the weekend festivities. $150+; Thursday through Sunday; Newport Beach, CA




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