We have officially made it to October and while our calendars are crowded with Halloween festivities, there are plenty of other fun things happening around town at the same time. Whether you are looking to be entertained or get lit, you know Loop Magazine always has a pulse on what’s going down in Los Angeles.
From a rowdy Oktoberfest celebration to an electric dance showcase, check out our carefully curated list of what’s happening in Los Angeles the week of October 1-8.
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Hot on the heels of this past weekend’s World Sake Day celebration, Japanese hotspot Tsubaki in Echo Park will be hosting a Brewer Dinner with Azuma Ichi + Banshu Ikkon. Brewers will introduce their respective sakes, and walk around throughout the dinner to answer questions, chat with guests and more. Two breweries Gochoda Shuzo and Sanyohai Shuzo will be visiting from Japan and bottles will be available for retail purchase (they can be signed by the brewers). Seating will be communal at the restaurant’s indoor tables and bar counter, and the menu is a delicious one-time-only experience. $175 per ticket, includes all food + beverage.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.
Where: Tsubaki,, 1356 Allison Ave., Los Angeles
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Taste, discover, and learn about more than 60 premium whiskey brands and cocktails–the best of Bourbon, American, Irish, Scotch, Rye, Single Malt and more–as part of the WhiskyX event in Los Angeles. To make it an evening you won’t soon forget, the event is serving it all up with awesome cuisine available from the best food trucks in the city, a cigar lounge, complimentary hair-and-beard trims, and, best of all, a musical host.
The VIP package includes one ticket to the big event with exclusive 6 p.m. entry, providing you with an extra hour of unlimited tastings before general admission begins at 7 p.m. as well as a complimentary cigar in addition to the musical performance and food truck village access. The General Admission package includes one ticket to the event with 7 p.m. entry inclusive of unlimited tastings as well as the musical performance and food truck village access.
When: Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.
Where: Skylight Rio Street, 651 S. Rio St., Los Angeles
It’s time to put on your lederhosen and dirndls and head over to Wurstküche Restaurant in Venice Beach for a wild celebration of German culture at the westside hotspot’s annual Oktoberfest event. Get ready for a day filled with bratwurst, pretzels, and, of course, lots and lots of beer. You’ll be surrounded by the lively atmosphere of traditional German music and dancing. Prost!
When: Friday, Oct. 6 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Wurstküche Restaurant Venice Beach, 625 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles
The City of San Gabriel in partnership with local non-profit Asian Youth Center invites you to participate in the Annual Dumpling & Beer Fest this Friday in the Historic Mission District. Dumpling & Beer Fest is the City’s “local twist on Oktoberfest” where we showcase local craft breweries and the most delicious and popular food in the city—dumplings!
The festival will feature dumpling food booths, food trucks, a craft beer garden, kids arts & crafts, and live DJs. Admission is free and open to the public. Ticketed guests aged 21 and above can enter the beer garden and enjoy unlimited beer samples from regional craft breweries.
When: Friday, Oct. 6 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Historic Mission District, 320 S. Mission Dr., San Gabriel
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