The annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl returns for its 15th anniversary on Saturday, December 16, 2023 to raise money for the Westside Food Bank and support those in need for the holidays. The SANTA Monica Pub Crawl is one of the city’s most beloved holiday events when thousands of crawlers fill the streets of Santa Monica with merry and good cheer.

More than 20 bars and restaurants across the city will come together to offer exclusive $6-$9 food and drink specials to those with the official pub crawl wristband. In addition, the ticket also includes free entry into all locations, 1 free drink (first 500 ppl), DJs, beer gardens, and live entertainment, and entry into Santa's Secret After Party at Twelve Twelve on the Promenade. There are three different routes to choose from (MAIN STREET, PROMENADE, and OCEAN AVE) or you can select the VIP Route Hopper wristband to enjoy specials at all locations.

Pub crawl participants are encouraged to dress in Santa/Holiday attire and prizes are awarded to best holiday spirit and winners of Santa's Scavenger Hunt. There will also be raffle tickets and Santa hats available for sale at each of the official starting locations. 

Participating Locations include:  The Victorian, Jameson's Irish Pub, Ashland Hill, JuneShine, Library Alehouse, Tavern on Main, Twelve Twelve, Barney's Beanery, Britannia Pub, Cabo Cantina, Harvelle's, Santa Monica Whaler, Sol Agave Mexican, Sugar Palm at Viceroy, Ye Old Kings Head, Mon Ami, Nameless, Library Alehouse, The Backyard at Chez Jay, Sugar Palm at The Viceroy, Ye Old Kings Head, and other local favorites.

For more information and a complete list of official pub crawl locations, visit

WHEN: Saturday, December 16, 2023, 5 p.m. - 2 a.m. (check-in from 5 - 9:00 p.m.)

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW:  Early Bird Tickets are $20 for GA or $30 for VIP Route Hopper and include $6-9 food & drink specials, 1 free drink, priority entry, free cover charges, DJs and live entertainment, and entry into the official after-party. A portion of all proceeds benefits the Westside Food Bank. 

This year's pub crawl sponsors are Stella Artois, Dulce Vida Tequila, Vintage Distilling, Sake High, Green Goddess PediCabs, LA Weekly, BuyLocalSM, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Business Improvement District. 

Westside Food Bank's mission is to distribute as much food as possible to local agencies with food assistance programs and to reduce food waste on the Westside of Los Angeles County. As the food bank warehouse for the Westside since 1981, they annually distribute nearly 4 million pounds of food to the food assistance programs of 65 Westside social service agencies. They do not distribute food directly to individuals, only to agencies.