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October 18, 2013

Yelp's Monster Mash Takes over Orange County for a Good Cause!

Posted by Ryan C.

1,600+ Yelpers took over the Anaheim GardenWalk on October 10th for a one-of-a-kind costume party benefiting Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire. Attendees generously donated throughout the night bringing in a total of $5,701 for the amazing organization!


Participants got to nom like zombies on food from:
- American Tavern
- Bowlmor Anaheim
- Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
- Confetti Italian Ice & Custard
- Clif Bar
- Fire & Ice 
- Fluff Ice
- House of Big Fish & Ice Cold Beer
- Juice it Up
- Johnny Rockets GardenWalk Anaheim
- Kean Coffee
- K'ya Bistro Bar
- Luisa Chocolatiere
- Pretzel Crisps
- Rita's Ice
- Slater's 50/50
- Teeky's
- Veggie Grill


Vampires drink blood, however our guests didn't have to as these sponsors brought drinks sans DNA to the party:
- Diabolo Beverages
- DRY Soda
- Firestone Beer
- Fresh & Easy
- Grant's Blended Scotch Whisky
- Hendrick's Gin
- Red Bull
- Sapporo
- Stella Rosa Wine


In between bites, peeps got to feast their eyes on some amazing art by:
- Camille Murray
- Chris Kawagiwa
- Christina Rincon
- Diana Levin 
- Dustin Myers
- Giakorina Mejia
- Jordan Monsell Illustration 
- Junyi Wu
- Katie Perdue
- Ron Pete 
- Stephanie Han


We'd also like to thank these sponsors for their support at the event:
- Contiki Travel
- HEAT Ultra Lounge
- Hotel Menage
- Long Beach Zombie Walk 
- The Yoga Mat


The entertainment of the evening was something to HOWLLL about as the Jewels that Raq put on a variety of entertainment that included snakes, sirens, belly dancing, hoops, and more while DJ Velvet Touch spun spooktacular classics during the event.


If things weren't scary enough, The Empty Grave was on hand dishing out screams where Yelpers got to experience the haunted attraction for only five bones ($5). If you're dying to check it out, they're open until the end of the month! Check out their schedule and to get more info here.

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You can read all of the reviews from the party here while clicking here to see all of the user uploaded photos throughout the night!

Want to see the photos? We've got lots of 'em.
Roaming photographers Josue Rivas, Meg Strouse and Duc Duong captured some spooky imagery that can be found here.


Click here for the Splendid Photobooth gallery.

Splendid studio

Click here for the Stella Rosa gallery. 


Thanks to everyone that came out. Can't wait to do it again next year!

Ryan C
Yelp Orange County Community Manager


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