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

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
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
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