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Come celebrate the Holiday Season with Krampus, the Christmas Demon!

  • Dec 3, 2013 · 7:30 PM
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Please Note: Read the directions carefully below BEFORE you RSVP 'Yes' for this event.

1) I am hosting this event for both Gay Foodies and Pleasure Palate.

2) You MUST prepurchase your ticket online before you RSVP 'Yes' for the event. Purchase your ticket here: http://www.atlasobscura.com/events/obscura-society-la-krampus-cometh

Tickets cost $12 per person and are non refundable. 

3) You MUST be 21 and over because alcoholic beverages will be served at the event. lease drink responsibly.

4) The headquarters are located in North Glendale. An exact address will be sent to attendees closer to the event date so the Brand Library is just a placeholder address.

5) Street parking only since its in a residential neighborhood.

Ever since I found out about Krampus a year or two ago, I have been waiting in anticipation until he would visit LA. I have always preferred Halloween over XMas and now I can finally enjoy December knowing that there is a demonic entity that will punish children on Santa's naughty list. Come join me in Glendale to learn more about the origins of Krampus and what Krampus related events will occur in December!

From Atlas Obscura:

"If the thought of Halloween being over and Christmas season in full swing depresses you, then cheer up!  We have just the yuletide goblin for you... Krampus, the Christmas demon!

Originating in the alpine region of Europe, Krampus has gone by other names, including The Horned Devil, Knecht Ruprecht, Schmutzli, Pelznickel, and Klaubauf, but his task has remained the same: to punish the naughty children that jolly old St. Nick wants no part of.

Often depicted as the hellspawn companion of Santa Claus and looking like the classical horned devil or a furry were-beast, Krampus punishes the bad kids by spanking them with tree branches. But for the truly wicked kids, he gets to drag them hell. How cool is that? 

Unfortunately, the practice of Krampus was discouraged in the 1930’s as Christmas became more commercialized and "sweet." After World War II, the practice of Krampus had a resurgence in Austria and Germany and with the Internet’s growth, exported to the USA.

Come join field agent Robert Hemedes as we visit the headquarters of the Los Angeles Krampus organization to learn all about the demonic side to the holiday season and find out what they have in store for us in December.

A presentation by the group's leaders will be followed by a Q&A session. Afterwards, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and take pictures with the local Krampus. Perfect for those holiday cards! Plus, we will have some special (alcoholic) Krampus -inspired treats on hand for all over 21 to enjoy!"


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Was hoping to attend, but said tickets are sold out. :(
    Please let me know of the next Krampus event in LA.

    December 2, 2013

    • Nick N

      The LA Krampus society has upcoming and ongoing events, including a party downtown this Saturday. Check out their website. http://krampuslosange...­

      December 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks! That helped.

      December 3, 2013

  • Vicki S.

    I can't make it on Tuesday

    November 27, 2013

  • Jas

    Unable to make it on a Tuesday, I would have loved to join you:(

    November 17, 2013

  • Vicki S.

    Ticket? Yes! See you there...

    November 12, 2013

  • Kiyo

    Robert, This sounds hilarious!! I love the ghoul, goblin, Xmas mix!! Sorry I'm missing it!! xoxo

    November 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Bought ticket!

    November 12, 2013

  • Sally

    Bought my ticket! I'm hoping cameras are allowed?

    November 12, 2013

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