Voodoo Vacation on Zombie Island

Tiki lovers, retro-fanatics, and lovers of pop culture kitsch can experience a full weekend of live exotica and classic surf tunes, peruse art and imbibe tropical cocktails poolside at the eighth annual Tiki Oasis extravaganza, happening August 14th-17th in sunny San Diego.

The festivities kick off on Friday night with live music performances and a special Tiki fashion show. For the rest of the weekend, guests can mingle with live Tiki carvers, shop for art and decorative home accessories in the

Painting by Brad Parker (www.tikishark.com)
Painting by Brad Parker (www.tikishark.com)
Tiki-themed marketplace, learn about the history of Polynesian pop culture during one fo the educational symposiums, or simply kick back by the pool of the Crowne Plaza (the erstwhile Hanalei Hotel) and relax with a tasty Mai Tai or Pina Colada as DJs spin lounge, surf and exotica favorites from then and now. Oh, and did we mention the Zombie Dress-up Contest, the likelihood of impromptu uke jams by the Koi fish pond, or the special B-movie screening hosted by RetroRadar contributor Will “The Thrill” Viharo?

A family produced event by Otto and Baby Doe von Stroheim of Tiki News Magazine, Tiki Oasis is the largest and longest running Tiki event in the world, and a place where the Tiki community from across the U.S. gathers for its annual reunion. Limited access tickets and deluxe passes for this year’s event are on sale now, and advanced room reservations are recommended. For the full scoop, visit www.TikiOasis.com.

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