October Activities in the South Bay
As the weather starts to get colder and the leaves start to change October is here and there is so much to do around the South Bay to get in the seasonal spirit. We put together a list of our favorite activities so you can stay up on the latest in our community.
SKETCHERS PIER TO PIER FRIENDSHIP WALK
First off we have the annual Sketchers Pier to Pier Friendship walk starting at 8 am on the Manhattan Beach Pier. Participants will walk from the Manhattan Beach Pier to the Hermosa Beach Pier and back to support local education and children with special needs. Online registration is $25 per person. On-site registration is $30. Everyone receives a free t-shirt with registration. The event will also include a Kids Zone featuring bounce houses, children’s games and various booths. The whole family can participate in this annual walk along the shore!
OKTOBERFEST 2016 - TORRANCE
Alpine Village is the home of the oldest Oktoberfest celebration in Southern California and also happens to be the longest running Oktoberfest in Los Angeles. Traditional Bavarian fun is supplied by Oom Pah Pah party bands, your belly is sated by traditional German fare, and your thirst is quenched by delicious German beers brewed by Warsteiner. This event delivers an authentic-yet-modern Oktoberfest each and every year…and all within 10 miles of Southern California’s beautiful beaches. The Oktoberfest is open on Fridays: 6:00 PM to midnight, Saturdays: 5:00 PM to midnight, and Sundays: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
MANHATTAN BEACH PUMPKIN RACE & TRICK OR TREATING
Whether you race for the pure fun of it, or to support a loved one, the World Famous Manhattan Beach Pumpkin Race is a thrilling, family-friendly experience that will rekindle your childhood delight. Enjoy heart racing thrills and jump for joy in your fun-spirited quest for the Championship trophy and team awards including Best Design, Worst Crash, Most Adorable, Top Fundraisers, and more! The pumpkin race is on October 23rd and starts at 12 pm in Downtown Manhattan Beach.
While you are watching the pumpkins race by, don't forget to trick or treat around to the local shops and fill up on treats, but make sure you wear a costume.