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Santa Cruz Events
Santa Cruz County has great events all year long, and we'll keep you up to date on the best events, right here.
Santa Cruz knows how to celebrate holidays, as is evidenced by the massive influx of visitors with each major holiday. HIghlights include 4th of July in Santa Cruz, Halloween, and the Christmas holidays.
Santa Cruz is home to some great recurring events. The First Friday of each month is an art lover's dream, while bargain hunters love the Santa Cruz Antique Faire, held the first Sunday of each month.
During the summer months you can enjoy weekly outdoor events like the Wednesday night Movies on the Beach, Thursday night Beach Parties at the Crow's Nest, Friday Night Bands on the Beach, Sunday Art & Music in Capitola, and many more.
Over the years Santa Cruz, Capitola, and the surrounding communities have developed some amazing annual events. Summer is the unofficial event season, but you can find great events year round.
Favorites include Woodies on the Wharf, the Capitola Rod & Custom Classic Car Show, the Wharf to Wharf Race, the newly added Pleasure Point Street Fair, Begonia Festival, Capitola Art & Wine Festival, Restaurant Week, the Santa Cruz County Fair, the Santa Cruz Open Studios Art Tour, Santa Cruz Film Festival, the Santa Cruz Greek Festival, and Santa Cruz TEDx. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.
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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: January 24th – 26th, 2020
This weekend there are several movie events to choose from, including a free family movie night, a silent western filmed in Capitola a …
This Weekend in Santa Cruz: January 17th – 19th, 2020
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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: January 10th – 12th, 2020
For a fresh start to 2020, the creative geniuses of Santa Cruz bring you a diverse array of activities. From the famous Fungus Fair to a …
This Weekend in Santa Cruz: January 3rd – 5th, 2020
This weekend brings the first First Friday of 2020, and offers a farewell to a fun new annual tradition at the Boardwalk. You'll also …
This Weekend in Santa Cruz: December 27th – 29th, 2019
Our roundup of events is lighter than usual this weekend. Whether you're recovering from the holidays or still celebrating, you'll find …
Santa Cruz New Year’s Eve Events – Welcome 2020!
Get ready! 2020 is ready to make a grand entrance, which means it's time to celebrate! Whether you're into a casual kind of evening or want …
This Weekend in Santa Cruz: December 20th – 22nd, 2019
School's out for winter break this weekend and there are plenty of holiday happenings for the whole family. From toy trains to Santa …
This Weekend in Santa Cruz: December 13th – 15th, 2019
Holiday magic is alive in Santa Cruz this weekend with no shortage of festive fun. Take in a Nutcracker ballet, ride a horse-drawn carriage …