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Santa Monica Seafood Festival

  • Santa Monica Pier 200 Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica, CA, 90401 United States (map)

The 5th Annual OFF THE HOOK Santa Monica Seafood Festival making a splash onto the iconic Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, Sept 14th to benefit HEAL THE BAY to help make our oceans safe, healthy and clean! This oceanfront, culinary fundraiser will feature samplings from dozens of the city's best restaurants, boutique wines and spirits tastings, beer gardens, live music, oyster shucking competition, artisan market and more.

This oceanfront, culinary fundraiser highlights Santa Monica’s unrivaled seafood offerings showcasing the city's best restaurants and chefs with dishes featuring their favorite underwater ingredients --- oysters, lobster, shrimp, sushi from dozens of restaurants such as FIG, Herringbone, Blue Plate Oysterette, Sushi Roku and The Lobster.

Enjoy incredible seafood, drinks, live music by yacht rock band DRIFTWOOD MAC, games, oyster shucking competition, an artisan market with the Pacific Ocean as the back drop.

We're thrilled to announce that K-Swiss will also be joining us this year and selling their limited edition Heal The Bay exclusive sneaker!

Best of all, OFF THE HOOK is 100% PLASTIC-FREE!

Tickets are all-inclusive of food and drink. Catch them while you can!

WHERE: Santa Monica Pier

WHEN: Saturday, September 14th, 4-7 PM (VIP 3 PM Early Entry)


-Live Bands-
-Beer Garden-
-Wine Tastings-
-Oyster Shucking Competition-
- Artisan Market-

& More!

2019 Restaurants: Blue Plate Oysterette, FIG, The Lobster, Sushi Roku, Herringbone, Cafe Del Rey, Margo's, The Albright, Cleo Hollywood, Red O, Nixo Patio Lounge, Seaside on the Pier, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Enterprise Fish Co., TUMBI Craft Indian Kitchen, The Venice Whaler, Bento Moderno, Bertha Mae Brownies, Emporium Thai, Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, Jimmy John's, Kitchen Catch, MyoMochi, Poke Ceviche, Chef Gregorio, UNAMI Burger & more

**Non-seafood and vegetarian options available


Little Fish (GA): $50 in advance

Includes Seafood Tastings from the City's Best Chef's and Restaurants, Wine Tastings, Beer Garden, Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Games, Live Music & More.

Big Fish (VIP): $85 in advance

VIP Lounge includes one-hour early check-in at 3 pm, Curated Cocktails, premiere seating, and seafood tastings from additional area restaurants.

Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors:

OFF THE HOOK is proudly sponsored by Vital Proteins, Flying Embers, K-SWISS, Gray Whale Gin, Getaround, Boxed Water, Dulce Vida Tequila, Besa Wines, Blue Moon, Peroni, Yaegaki Sake, Vita Coco, Cavalier Wine Exchange, BABE Rosé, AT&T, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Buy Local Santa Monica, Santa Monica Daily Press, LA Weekly, Yelp, Food and Beverage Magazine, The Albright, El Porto Shark, SOL Cerveza, Hard Frescos, The Shore Hotel, Heal the Bay, Kevita, Eco-Eats Partyware, SPIN Public Relations Group and more.


Instagram: @othseafoodfest

Facebook: Off The Hook Fest

Twitter: @OTHSeafoodFest

The Catch...

All ticketed guests must be 21 years or older.

This is a walk around style, outdoor tasting event that will take place rain or shine.

NOTE: All ticket purchases are non-refundable.

Warning: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness


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Earlier Event: August 24
Saturday Night Stand Up
Later Event: September 15
Family Style Food Festival