Join in on the fun at the 1st Annual Ugly Sweater Gnometastic Amazing Race on Dec. 15th

Join the Rayfield family for an epic adventure through Venice and Santa Monica wearing your most horrible Xmas Sweater while performing tasks and finding treasures!

Here is a message from the event organizers!

The Rayfield family is so proud and excited to be bringing you The First Annual Ugly Sweater Gnometastic Amazing Race!
Long time locals Dakota, Jackson and Samantha Rayfield wanted to create an event for all to enjoy as you and a teammate adventure through our beautiful community scavenging for clues, performing obstacles, and retrieving items while wearing your Merry and Ugliest of sweaters/outfits!  The race will start and end at Surfside Venice. Prizes will be presented for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams.  Additional prize for best ugly sweater/outfitted team.
Thank you to Surfside Venice for drink specials and the always amazing hospitality supporting all local friends and family.
Thank you to Oceanside Botanicals for your contributions to Ocean Conservation and Naturopathy products.
Thank you to Venice Paparazzi for capturing and showcasing all the many and different wonderful things our community does and has to offer.
Best wishes, Happy Holidays, and Merry Christmas to all!
View event details below!

Surfside Venice, 23 Windward Ave. Venice, Ca 90291

 Need to know:

  • Sat, December 15, 2018, 12 – 5 p.m.
  • Teams of 2
  • Ugly Sweater and/ Xmas inspired dress encouraged
  • Transportation through race. Your choice.
  • 12 – 12:45 pm – Check In @ Surfside, 23 Windward Ave. Venice, CA 90291. View Map
  • 1 pm – Race starts
  • 4 pm – Race Ends at Surfside Venice
  • 4:30 – 5 pm – Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. Additional prize to the ugliest sweater team!

*Happy Hour drinks prices for all competitors 12-5pm

*If you don’t have a team of 2, do not be discouraged, we will match you with someone else or another team.

*Online registration sign ups receive a commemorative Ugly Sweater Necklace.


The lovely ladies of Surfside: Lilo, Dakota and Shawna


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