Don’t worry about getting your loved ones a razor for Christmas. Their ‘stache should (hopefully) be gone by then. But for November, the facial hair stays as the nationwide campaign for Movember continues.
Men from all walks of life are joining in solidarity by growing out their finest mustaches in hopes of raising awareness for men’s health. Beyond flaunting your attention-grabber and conversation-starter to friends, you can take those ‘staches to one of the many events going on this month that raise money for the cause. If you’ve done well for yourself, you may even have a shot at winning a Mr. & Mrs. Movember contest. Best of luck, and happy growing.
Discover San Diego’s top Movember events
The First Annual Club Movember Party invites locals to Club M at The Grand Del Mar Resort. The party starts at 4pm with a Mustache-themed Happy Hour. Then, stay for the live DJ, contests, photo booth and competitions for Best Mustache and Mr. & Mrs. Movember. There is no admission charge, but guests are encouraged to give a $10 donation to support the Movember and Sons Foundation by reserving your spot at ticketderby.com.
Movember Mustache Bash at Typhoon Saloon – Nov. 17
Step right up to Typhoon Saloon for a hairy night of drinking and partying, all for a good cause. Girls and guys sporting a mustache will receive free cover. Plus, you can enter the Mr. and Mrs. Movember Pageant and pick the best ‘stache in PB. They’ll be donating 15% of sales from 5pm-10pm that day to the Movember.com foundation. Come early and enjoy $3-U-Call-it cocktails and all beers, plus half-off appetizers. For more information, visit typhoonsaloon.com.
Mustache Mania Pub Crawl in North Park – Nov. 17
Take part in North Park’s first pub crawl to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer. Starting at noon at True North, participants can register and get to drinking by 1pm. Along the way, prizes will be awarded to the best His and Her ‘stache, consisting of products and services from North Park businesses. The Crawl will also hit up West Coast Tavern, The Office and U-31. General admission wrist band is $10; VIP wrist band and event t-shirt is $20. For more information, visit mustachemania.webconnex.com.
Mashes and ‘Staches Movember Party at El Dorado Cocktail Lounge – Wednesday, Nov. 21
The Mashes and ‘Staches Movember Party join El Dorado Cocktail Lounge with local apparel shop 5&A Dime. From 8pm to 2am, rock your finest mustache as local DJs spin and mustache-inspired artwork is sold. There’s even a Mashed Potato Eating Contest for the brave and hungry. With a $5 donation, you’ll get a special edition Movember button pack and a raffle ticket for tons of El Dorado gift cards and gear from 5&A Dime. All proceeds will be donated to the national Prostate Cancer Foundation through Movember.com. For more information, visit eldoradobar.com.
Ready to shout out your Movember pride? Head to Shout House for more of the Movember madness. All are invited to sport a silly ‘stache and join the fun as doors open at 7pm and pianos fire up at 8pm. No cover before 8pm. Celebrate the mustache growth with $3 Domestics and $3 Fish Tacos. For more information, visit mobro.co/theshouthousesd.
Facial Hair Formal at The Commons – Nov. 28
The Commons teams up with 91X for a four-hour live broadcast with plenty of facial hair everywhere. Guests are asked to give a $20 donation at the door, then head inside as 91X takes charge of bartending for the night. Shave the date! For more information, visit 91x.com.
Drinks and Specials
Side Bar:When you get down at Side Bar this month, order a Movember Martini made with sparkling wine, gin, blackberries and fresh lemon juice. This martini will do more than keep you dancing all night; 50% of the month’s proceeds will go to the Movember Organization.
Cucina Urbana: Get a sweet ‘stache at Cucina Urbana with the purchase of one of their cleverly cute signature chocolate mustache pops created by Executive Pastry Chef Jack Fisher. A different ‘stache style will be featured each week for $5 a pop. CUCINA Urbana will help capture the chocolate mustache pops on camera, and guests are encouraged to post their pic on the CUCINA Urbana’s Facebook Page. There, fellow followers can “like” and vote for their favorites. You can also tweet your photo to @CUCINAurbana using hashtag #Movember. A portion of all proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Movember Foundation, benefitting the Prostate Cancer Foundation and LIVESTRONG Foundation. For more information, visit cucinaurbana.com.
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