||The Original TIKI Market Place 5 Year Anniversary Extravaganza @ the Garden Grove Elks Lodge
Grand Member (first year)
Joined: Mar 04, 2005
From: Mission (Impossible) Viejo, Ca
|Posted: 2013-04-06 08:07 am  Permalink|
WooHooo! Today's the Day.......See You Soon!!!!
Just when you thought it couldn't get any better!...
What: International TIKI Market Place
Who: Over 40 Tiki Vendors, Live Entertainment & TIKI Magazine Release!!!
When: Saturday, April 6th 2013 from 11am to 4pm
Where: Don the Beachcomber, Hidden Village and High Chief's Room
Cost: FREE! You pay $10 admission and get $10 voucher for food and/or drinks!!! Kids Free!!!
Why: In line with Donn Beach and his founding the International Market Place in Hawaii in 1956, we bring the International Tiki Market Place to Don the Beachcomber.
Vendors: Atomic Tiki Punk & Jungle Ginger, Baypark Buzzy, Bosko, Bowana, Chandler Art of Paradise, Crazy Al, Dave's Island Instruments, Don the Beachcomber, Doug Horne, Eric October, GoTiki, Happy Chi Jewelry, HB Tiki, Hottiki, Humble Poi, Krisdrama, Lake Tiki, Mahalo Tiki, Mike Tiki-Tasi Vintage Polynesia, Nelson's Tiki Hut, O.C. Breeze Newspaper, Ron Senso,Retro Ruthie, Scootiki, Smokin Tiki, Spike & Dinah, Sven Kirsten, Taboo Island, The Schmaltz Family, Tiki Al, Tiki Broker, Tiki Diablo, Tiki Farm, Tiki Magazine/Dawn Fraiser/Rob Kramer, Tiki Pops, Tiki Tony, Tiki Roots Rocka, Tiki Shaker, Tiki Vato, and Tom Hofer.
Music: The Smokin Menehunes & Kimo
This is a Family Friendly Event: Kids Free $10 Admission CASH ONLY
Joined: Apr 02, 2013
|Posted: 2013-04-06 08:43 am  Permalink|
So we are planning on coming early to check out the ITMP and then come back later to see the Ding Dong Devils. Does anyone know if we'll have to pay the $10 admission fee again to see them? Or at that point will you just be able to get in free?
Joined: Nov 12, 2002
From: Huntikington Beach
|Posted: 2013-04-06 09:05 am  Permalink|
I'm thinking wristbands or a stamp....
Ding Dongs is a Free Show!
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Joined: Aug 18, 2011
|Posted: 2013-04-06 10:39 am  Permalink|
Why am I missing this? Because I have a wedding to go to today. DOH!!!!!!!!!!
|nui 'umi 'umi|
Joined: Feb 21, 2011
From: La Mirada Atoll
|Posted: 2013-04-06 9:40 pm  Permalink|
Had another wonderful time! Mahalo Chris, Karen, artists and vendors and the staff at Don's. Special thanks to the Ding Dong Devils-you were great!
Joined: Mar 11, 2011
|Posted: 2013-04-06 11:49 pm  Permalink|
I have to say...I haven't seen so many people that I love in one place in months so it was pretty damn awesome to see you all there today!
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Grand Member (first year)
Joined: Feb 24, 2005
From: TheSoccerTikiGrotto, Island of LongBeach
|Posted: 2013-04-07 07:44 am  Permalink|
First off, we want to thank the OVER 420 guests in attendance at our event yesterday! That's by far the largest amount of people we've had and I think an indicator of the direction we're going and the very cool group of vendors, artists, musicians and friends we have! And THANK YOU Don the Beachcomber for allowing us to hold this event at the last true Tiki Temple on the West Coast! Stay tuned....The Best is Yet to Come!
"Marriage, Mortgages, Market Places and Mai-Tai's...Whatta life
Joined: Jul 07, 2006
|Posted: 2013-04-07 08:11 am  Permalink|
Had another awesome time, can't wait until the next one. Unless it's during the summer and they haven't fixed the air. Then I may wait lol.
Joined: Dec 07, 2010
From: Canyon Hills, CA
|Posted: 2013-04-07 08:33 am  Permalink|
Thanks Chris for organizing another great Market Place.
Joined: Nov 16, 2007
From: Santa Barbara, CA
|Posted: 2013-04-07 09:58 am  Permalink|
Wow, that was a lot of fun. Thanks to Chris and Karen and all of the folks at Don's for another great event. Getting bigger and better every time. Already looking forward to the next one.
A-Frame, great to see you again! (photo courtesy of Scott M.)
Joined: Oct 21, 2002
From: Milwaukee, WI
|Posted: 2013-04-07 11:37 am  Permalink|
I had an absolute BLAST at yesterday's International Tiki Market Place! Big thanks to Chris and Karen for all their hard work in putting on this event! It's so cool to have so many talented artists and so many passionate tiki fans packed into such a historic tiki establishment.
It's for all these reasons that I travel over 2000 miles each way to be a part of the event, and it's something I really look forward to being a part of! I want to thank all of my wonderful West Coast friends for all of your compliments and your purchases yesterday! All of the late hours painting and the sore back and arms are worth it when I get to share the finished pieces with you all. As always, it's an honor to have a place in your homes! I hope to see you all again very soon!
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|Atomic Tiki Punk|
Joined: Jul 19, 2009
From: Costa Misery
|Posted: 2013-04-07 12:45 pm  Permalink|
Had to rest up after that ITMP!
Thanks to Don's, Chris & Karen for making this event happen
So many of our Tiki friends came out and it was great seeing everyone!
as always the best group of vendors around!
And a big shout out to the "Ding Dong Devils" for ending the day in an explosion of fun!
Jungle Ginger thanks all the wahine who picked up some of her custom hair flowers
keep an eye out for a ITMP episode of "Lost in Paradise"
Grand Member (first year)
Joined: Jun 21, 2006
|Posted: 2013-04-07 12:53 pm  Permalink|
GROG lost 20 pounds sweating in that sauna.
Joined: May 12, 2004
|Posted: 2013-04-07 1:40 pm  Permalink|
I AM A SOCIOPATH!
Joined: Oct 04, 2009
|Posted: 2013-04-07 2:05 pm  Permalink|
I stuck close to my booth (which happened to be conveniently close to the bar), so I didn't get many photos. This one was the view from my booth.....pretty nice! I had a great time! Thanks to Dons, Chris & Karen, the musicians,vendors and guests.....see ya next time!