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Crawl Through SANTA Monica Pubdom for a Cause

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The 2nd Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl is set for Saturday, December 18th and the sheer number of things to do while pub crawling should make completing it gracefully a feat for only the most socially disciplined.

The goal of the crawl is to raise money and food donations for those in need during the holiday. Last year's event brought out 2,000 crawlers that donated 4,000 pounds of food. Saturday's festivities are designed to lure even the laziest good-hearted folks out. In addition to food and drink specials at each location, there's a Scavenger Challenge, pubcrawl gear, and an official after party at Wokcano complete with ice skating.

If you want to join the crawl, you need to suit up in Santa gear, sign up, pick a route, and bring at least three non-perhishable food items to drop off at one of the many Westside Food Bank donation barrels that will be located along the crawling route.

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Your three rousing route options:
-Pier (7 pubs - think Ye Olde King's Head, Pourtal Wine Bar & Britannia Pub)
-Main Street (6 pubs - an O'Briens, Finn McCool's and Saluté Wine bar vibe)
-Wilshire (6 pubs - Sonny McLean's, V Lounge and SOUTH shenanigans)

Choose wisely, crawling friends! If Ye Olde King's Head is your kind of pub, you don't want to walk a boozy mile only to realize you've landed in the swanky poshness of V Lounge.