Get Festive! Your Guide to the Best 2017 Santa Cruz Holiday Events

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The holidays are full of cheer in Santa Cruz with unique celebrations, beloved traditions, and brand new festive fun…ice skating, anyone?

Things to do in Santa Cruz during the 2017 Holiday Season include tree lightings, train rides, parades by land and sea, and opportunities to see Santa.

Here’s a roundup of some of the best opportunities to celebrate the holidays in Santa Cruz!

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Santa Cruz Holiday Craft Fairs & Shopping Events 2017

‘Tis the season to shop unique, handmade, and most of all, local.

Santa Cruz businesses and organizations are making it easy with a full slate of holiday shopping fairs, makers markets, and boutiques.

Be sure to check back often, as new pop-up shopping events are added throughout the holiday season.

Here’s a roundup of some of the best opportunities to buy some awesome gifts and help support the local economy and arts culture at the same time. [Read more…]

Halloween Events in Santa Cruz 2017

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Have no fear, your Santa Cruz Halloween Guide is here!

We’ve got floating pumpkin patches, costume parades, haunted houses and haunted bus tours—all leading up to the big day, which happens to be a Tuesday this year.

Here’s a day-by-day listing of all the Halloween-themed events this month: [Read more…]