As part of the spectacular events surrounding Culver City’s 2017 Centennial Celebration, Wescom Credit Union presents the 2017 Culver City Centennial Westside Food & Wine Festival which will serve up tastes of amazing food, wines, and spirits to raise money for Backpacks for Kids program, on Sunday, July 2, 2017, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. (VIP 4:00 p.m.) at the Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside in Culver City.


Delicious tastes from some of Culver City, Mar Vista, Venice and West Los Angeles’ popular restaurants and chefs are paired with tastings of wines, spirits and other libations. This Culver City celebratory event also features a silent auction, ambient music by DJ Gabe of Culver City; live guitar by Kevin G; Fantastic Paul, the professional strolling magician as seen on America’s Got Talent, and a fortune telling psychic; as well as raffle prizes. VIP tickets are also available, which include chair massages and other special perks.

Southern California’s Wescom Credit Union is the Gold Sponsor providing financial experts on hand to answer any banking questions. Big Blue, Wescom’s self-contained mobile financial center, will be on-site for guests to visit. Silver sponsors Culver City Honda and Culver City Toyota will showcase new cars; Postmates, on-demand delivery, is a Bronze sponsor; and L.A. Weekly, LA Art, and Coast to Coast Newspaper are media sponsors.

Proceeds benefit Culver City Council PTA’s Backpacks for Kids Program and Culver Palms Meals on Wheels. Culver Palms Meals on Wheels has been serving the homebound in Culver City and surrounding communities since 1974, providing nutritious meals at an affordable price to persons who are confined to their homes because of illness, accident, convalescence or age.

Among the many restaurants providing sweet and savory tastings are Chef Kimmy Tang, Cava, Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside, Fresh Brothers, Hanjip, LA Gastronomy, Le Pain Quotidien, Luciano Italiano Cucina, Mayura Indian Restaurant, Ococoa Chocolates, Panini Kabob Grill, Pitfire Pizza, Primal Kitchen, Public School, Wildcraft, and more. Wineries and beverage companies pouring include a substantial and varied selection of fine wines, spirits and craft beer from Young’s Market, Martian Ranch & Vineyards, Boisset Collection, Plough Family Vineyards, Harmless Harvest Coco Water, Naked Juice, Spa Girl Vodka Cocktails, Rock N Roll Tequila, and more. The Silent Auction includes fun and delicious items from the LA Kings, Trader Joes, The Studio MDR, Sol Cantina, Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside, Swing Dance Lessons, magician in your home, and more.

General Admission: $75 after May 31; $85 at the door or VIP: $100 after May 31; $110 at the door at 4:00 p.m. 

What: Culver City Centennial Westside Food & Wine Festival
Where: Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside, 6333 Bristol Pkwy., Culver City, CA 90230
When: Sunday, July 2, 2017; 4:30 – 8 p.m. (VIP 4:00 p.m.)