First-ever Newport Beach Restaurant Month: Eat. Drink. Win. starting on Sept. 1-30, 2020. It’s always a great time to dine in Newport Beach, but September is bound to serve up double the deliciousness with all of the ways to dine to win. Created to bring together the crème de la crème of the region’s best culinary community, the inaugural Newport Beach Restaurant Month features a one-of-a-kind digital Dine Pass that houses an all-inclusive epicurean directory to the best bites in town. After signing up, patrons will unlock a variety of exclusive offers and opportunities to win daily foodie prizes and weekly grand vacations. Inclusive of all the ways to dine: outdoors, grab-and-go or for take-out at participating establishments, guests win by earning “check-ins” to win.
Catalina Film Festival (CFF) is thrilled to announce two ways to celebrate their 10-Year Anniversary: CARPOOL CINEMA and DRIVE-THRU RED CARPET on Sept 25 & 26, plus a Virtual Film Fest Sept 18-27, streaming globally on the Catalina Film Fest Channel via FilmFestivalFlix.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. for drive-thru RED CARPET experience with step-and-repeat “socially-distant” paparazzi photos and park-and-watch films. Guests will have access to food vendors & cash bar. Official programming piped right into your car speakers, sponsored by FilmFestivalFlix.com.
A virtual experience presented by Kástra Elión Vodka, hosted by acclaimed Brooklyn Nine-Nine actress Stephanie Beatriz with a musical performance by Kongos on Saturday, September 26 at 7:30pm PT. The evening will include a cocktail demonstration from Matthew Biancaniello of Eat Your Drink, a three-course paired meal by celebrated celebrity chef Jennifer Naylor, a sip and chat with the Kástra Elión founders, and a performance by alternative rock band Kongos. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The Art of Elysium – a nonprofit artist organization.
“Nights of the Jack” will return to King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas from October 1 – November 1. Out of an abundance of caution, this year’s one-of-a-kind Halloween experience will be reimagined as a contactless drive-thru trail filled with thousands of hand-carved Jack O’ Lanterns, creating a safe environment while still allowing families to celebrate the year’s spookiest holiday! Nights of the Jack will be open to the public from October 1 through November 1. Times for this event are listed below:
October 1 – October 25: Thursday-Sunday, from 7:00pm – 11:00pm
October 26 – November 1: Monday-Sunday, from 6:30pm – 11:00pm
Friday, October 9 through Saturday, October 31, 2020 @ : 3:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time, 7 days a week is HAUNT’OWEEN LA. 1st Annual “Haunt’Oween LA” drive thru experience!
Organic Spa Media’s inaugural Wellness Experience has been confirmed as a virtual event this fall, taking place October 21-22. Powered by 6Connex, the two-day summit will feature leading wellness experts worldwide with interactive live-streaming experiences. This robust two-day virtual summit will feature WELLNESS content and experiences from leading experts and influencers worldwide, and is designed to provide travel, natural beauty and wellness living brands easy access and engagement with top-level media, travel advisors and wellness consumers globally. Registration will open in September!
Vulture Festival will be bigger and better than ever this year, with a full week of high-profile events bringing the entertainment site to life. From October 26th-30th, for the first time ever, fans around the world will be able to experience an incredible lineup of actors in conversation, table reads, cast reunions, and unique surprises as only Vulture can create – right from their living rooms.
The “2020 American Music Awards®,” will air SUNDAY, NOV. 22 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. The broadcast will bring fans together with surprising musical performances and celebrate the artists who make it happen. Additional details regarding production of the show will be announced at a later date.
(New Date) Los Angeles magazine’s 5th annual Whiskey Festival is back! Take a deep dive into the world of whiskey, meet master distillers, sip from the finest selections, learn fresh cocktail recipes and experience new labels. Enjoy gourmet bites, live music, and unique experiences that will complement the bespoke tasting atmosphere.
The Critics Choice Association (CCA) is pleased to announce that the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards will air LIVE on The CW Network on Sunday, March 7, 2021, with acclaimed film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs returning to host for his third consecutive time.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network today announced the 93rd Oscars® ceremony will move to Sunday, April 25, 2021, as a result of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. The show, which will air live on ABC, was originally scheduled for February 28, 2021. Coinciding with the Oscars celebration, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, initially scheduled to open to the public on December 14, 2020, will now open on April 30, 2021, also as a result of the health crisis.