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Tiki Oasis 2015
Special Event
Tiki Oasis 2015
August 13, 2015 — August 16, 2015

The Crown Plaza Hotel
2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego CA, United States
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Come Join us for the 15th annual Tiki Oasis in San Diego.  Tiki Oasis is the largest annual Tiki gathering in the world with four nights and three days of live entertainment, vendor marketplace, car show, poolside entertainment, Tiki Tots activities, and symposiums with top experts in history, mixology, music and more.

Rod Roddenberry and Roddenberry Adventures will be attending the celebration, and you are welcome to make their own reservations to participate in this fun event.  Join us as we explore libations of yesterday’s future today and look into mid-century modern influences on science fiction TV and movies at The Interstellar Tranya: Drinking the Good Life in the 23rd Century and Beyond symposium on Saturday, August 15th from 12:30pm-1:30pm featuring Rod Roddenberry, John Champion, Ken Ray, Mark Holt and Jonathan Knowles. See more information below. We look forward to seeing you there!


Thursday, August 13th
“Meet & Mingle” at the Bali Hai featuring live music and early registration. You can make your dinner reservations for the restaurant or purchase the buffet downstairs.

Friday, August 14th – Sunday, August 16th
Partake in daytime events at the Crowne Plaza such as dj’s, shopping, symposiums, car show, and drinking cocktails while relaxing in the pool. In the evening enjoy the main stage bands and a midnight burlesque show. Stay for the finale closing party on Sunday featuring top entertainment as well as an early dinner BBQ!

Saturday, August 15th – Symposium
The Interstellar Tranya” Drinking the Good Life in the 23rd Century and Beyond  with Jonathan Knowles. Featuring Rod Roddenberry, John Champion, Ken Ray and Mark Holt.

Join us as we explore libations of yesterday’s future today and look into mid-century modern influences on science fiction TV and movies. Our dynamic and fun panel includes television producer and CEO of Roddenberry Entertainment, Rod Roddenberry; producers and hosts of Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast, John Champion and Ken Ray; and President of the United States Bartenders’ Guild Silicon Valley Chapter, Mark Holt. The symposium will be moderated by Jonathan Knowles, who has explored the frontier of beyond-the-horizon technologies and researched the intersections between technology and global trends for over 25 years. You will also experience for yourself the delights of the mysterious drink, Tranya, as we establish by your vote, the definitive recipe for this off-world potation—we hope you relish it as much as we do.

Date: Saturday August 15th
Time: 12:30PM – 1:30PM
Location: Peacock Room I, Crowne Plaza
Price:  Click here for information on purchasing event tickets. Symposium – $10.00.
Attendees: MUST be 21 years and older to attend. Entry included with the Deluxe Cocktail wristband.

Tiki Oasis is offering over 30 Symposiums this year! You may purchase tickets a la carte OR as part of the Deluxe Ticket Option where classes are included! Click here from more information on this year’s symposiums.


From late 19th century Jules Verne Sci-Fi voyages to the perfect future of The Jetsons (and their primitive counterparts The Flintstones); From Fritz Lang’s Futurist inspired Metropolis (1927) to The Star Trek Enterprise’s search for the final frontier, man’s love of Modernism and Primitivism have run parallel in space (Mars and the Moon) as it has on earth (the remote islands of The Polynesian Triangle) 

Captain James Cook desired to go “farther than any other man has been before.” He discovered many remote islands as well as sailing to Antarctica and being the first to chart parts of Alaska, the final frontier of the Age of Discovery. Ironically we ended up putting a man on the moon decades before we discovered the last tribes in the mountains of Papua New Guinea. Just as Captain Cook’s Endeavor sailed uncharted seas, Star Trek Captain James T. Kirk’s Enterprise took voyages into outer space to discover “strange new worlds, uncharted civilizations, and exotic people.

In 2015, Tiki Oasis will take you on warp speed from the garage-rock primitivism of The Chocolate Watchband and the vintage style Exotica of Tikiyaki Orchestra to the Blast Off Rock from Earth’s capitol’s house band The Phenomenauts and those beings from another planet Man or Astroman?

 Pull on your jet pack and jump into the air; grab your raygun and become a space invader; or just relax poolside soaking in the sights and sounds of your own moonage daydream.

Click here for more information on Tiki Oasis 2015. Event tickets are on sale now.