This Weekend in Santa Cruz: September 8th – 10th, 2017

Walton Lighthouse at Sunset

Photo by Valerie Lemke

Summer is winding down, but you wouldn’t know it based on the lineup of festivals in town this weekend.

So, what’s on tap?

We get a 3-day festival downtown (Santa Cruz’s longest running festival), a relatively new annual festival that is quickly becoming a local favorite, and one of the biggest events of the year in Capitola Village.

See our picks for the top events each day this weekend:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: June 24th – 26th, 2016

santa cruz weekend events, june 24-26, 2016

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to this weekend.

First the good news:

There are some amazing summer events you won’t want to miss.

Now the bad news:

There’s possibly too many great events for one weekend, meaning you have the difficult task of deciding which events to attend, and which ones you will have to miss out on.

We feel your pain. Here’s how bad it gets…

On Saturday there is the Pleasure Point Street Fair, Woodies on the Wharf, Hop ‘N Barley Beer & BBQ Festival in Scotts Valley, the 41st annual Strawberry Festival downtown, and the Sip & Stroll wine tasting event in Soquel Village…all at the same time!

We hope you enjoy the weekend, whatever you decide to do. See the full list of events below:

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: Jan. 8th – 10th, 2016

Santa Cruz Events, Jan. 8, 2016

This weekend has a little bit of everything.

For the second year in a row, basketball fans will be treated to the NBA D-League Showcase, right here in Santa Cruz.

Fungus fanatics get three days devoted to, well…fungus.

Families and marine life enthusiasts can head to one of our favorite local spots for free this Friday, and there is some great entertainment to choose from, including one of the region’s most well respected short play festivals, and a two-night set with a great local band.

And if you happen to be a woman who loves beer, then make sure you check out Sunday’s events.

Read on to see all of our top picks for this weekend:

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