Charles Phoenix

Sunday 11am-12noon. Be prepared for your national pride to swell when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, supercharges the classic living room slide show into a laugh-out-loud celebration of spectacular mid-century space age style, car culture, road trips, treasure hunting and much, much more. Don’t miss this fun-filled, action packed, extravaganza of retro American pop culture […]

Irreverent Pop Anthropology w/El Vez

Sunday 11am-12:30pm. Finding the line between appreciation and misappropriation can be tricky sometimes. Even with the best of intentions, we sometimes find ourselves uncertain if we’re being irreverent or irresponsible. El Vez and Miss Appropriation moderate a lively panel & audience discussion on Tiki. Option to private tweet during conversation. Come Dig it! Back to […]

The Golden Age of South Seas Cinema w/Ron Ferrell

Sunday 1pm-2pm. Ron Ferrell is known in the Tiki community for his mass collection of movies, music shorts, TV shows, commercials and photos of Tiki and the South Pacific. For this seminar Ferrell has dug deep into his collection to share unique clips from the Golden Age of South Seas Cinema. Entry is included with […]

Uke Jam w/King Kukulele

Sunday 1pm-3pm. Join us for the annual Tiki Oasis Uke Jam! King Kukulele will be hosting this session, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Atrium. There is no fee to join in, and don’t worry about being experienced in your playing, just bring a ukulele. You never know who will stop by! Back to Symposiums Learn […]

Tiki Oasis Bartender Battle

Sunday 3pm-4:30pm. The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Celebrity Death Match, the Thunderdome: none of these contests of grit and skill included cocktails. Shame on them. The Tiki Oasis Bartenders Battle will pit some of the best bartenders in San Diego against each other in a no-holds-barred, head- to-head cocktail throw-down. Sample some of the best, […]

King Kukulele Kids Tiki Tour

Sunday 9:30-11am. Create lasting memories for your kids with the annual Tiki Tour of the Crowne Plaza (formerly the Hanalei Hotel). The kids will have a blast as they tour the hotel grounds with King Kukulele meeting up close and personal many ‘tiki’ friends. Every year this event features many (secret-to-the-tots) Tiki celebrities! Back to […]