About Leslie Chavez

Leslie Chavez moved to Santa Cruz to study literature at UCSC some years ago and loved it so much she decided to stay! She now works in travel and tourism and enjoys writing about the things that make Santa Cruz so great! You can find her running along West Cliff, hiking in the redwoods or exploring the newest restaurant or happening around town. Follow her adventures here.

This Weekend in Santa Cruz: August 18th – 20th, 2017

santa cruz wharf

We’re kicking off the weekend with several musical events to choose from and a food truck event in San Lorenzo Park.

Summer festival season continues with a celebration of art, wine and beer in Scotts Valley, and a day of Polynesian culture at the annual Polynesian Festival and Aloha Outrigger Races on the Santa Cruz Wharf.

Throw in an inspiring body positivity event at the MAH, the championship bout of the 2017 Santa Cruz Derby Girls’ season, Coco Montoya at Moe’s, and storytime in the park and we’ve got ourselves a pretty stellar weekend. Enjoy!

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: June 23rd – 25th, 2017

this weekend in santa cruz

Beautiful seventy degree weather is coming this weekend, perfect for all of the outdoor events and fairs going on around town. Apply your sunscreen because the fun in the sun just doesn’t quit.

We’ve got live musical performances to explore from classical piano with the Santa Cruz Symphony to a folk music festival in the Redwoods.

This weekend also brings  some very popular annual events, including the 23rd Annual Woodies on the Wharf, the 5th Annual Pleasure Point Street Fair and the kick off of Capitola’s Sunday Summer Art & Music at the beach.

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

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: June 2nd – 4th, 2017

this weekend in santa cruz

Photo courtesy of @one1_take

As we get into Summer there are almost too many fun events to choose from! The Redwood Mountain Faire, Santa Cruz Pride, The Bonny Doon Art, Wine & Brew Festival,  Ebb & Flow Kinetic Parade & River Arts Celebration and an interactive art market to name a few.

In addition, the lead singer of Pink Martini is teaming up with the Santa Cruz Symphony, Pour is having its first year anniversary party and there is a local movie premiere. And to top it all off, it’s First Friday!

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

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(who happen to be hosting one of this weekend’s must-attend events):

Show & Tell: An Interactive Art Market

Show and Tell Art Market

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