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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: October 25th – 27th, 2019

Capitola Halloween

There’s no escaping Halloween events this weekend in Santa Cruz (insert evil laugh)!

Whether you attend a parade, concert, Derby game, 5k run, or chili cook-off, there’s bound to be some spooky spirits and costumes aplenty.

Enjoy a jam-packed weekend celebrating one of Santa Cruz’s favorite holidays of the year.

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


This week’s Roundup is sponsored by the Santa Cruz Derby Girls. Come cheer on the Santa Cruz Derby Girls at their last home game of the season. It’s a Halloween themed double-header and dressing up is strongly encouraged! With food trucks, full concessions and beer and wine, this is one you won’t want to miss.

Click here for tickets. Use code SCLife19 at checkout for 10% off (discount not valid on game day so grab those tickets today!)

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: October 18th – 20th, 2019

If you have not had a chance to attend a fall harvest festival or Open Studios, then this weekend is for you.

This month’s 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake brings nature walks and talks at the Forest of Nisene Marks.

And the Santa Cruz Wharf kicks off a 13-day countdown to Halloween.

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


This week’s roundup is sponsored by Arts Council Santa Cruz County & the Open Studios Art Tour. This is the final weekend of Open Studios this year and artists from the entire county will be participating. Look for the free Open Studios guide around town, download the “Open Studios Art Tour” app, or just follow the green signs around town.

Click here for more information about Open Studios.

Photo: Kelsey Cerdas Artist #32

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This Weekend in Santa Cruz: October 11th – 13th, 2019

West Cliff bench

Fall is a beautiful season in Santa Cruz. The hubbub has died down, but there is no shortage of entertaining and enlightening activities.

Friday’s options are a musical journey through time and space, a sound odyssey through the ocean, or the awesome Surf Film Fest.

An annual favorite, Open Studios, continues this weekend in South county. Take a farm tour while you’re there!

Harvest festivals, Oktoberfest, Open Streets and fireworks are all on this weekend as well, so pace yourself!

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


This week’s roundup is sponsored by Arts Council Santa Cruz County & the Open Studios Art Tour. We had a great time touring artist studios last weekend and are looking forward to visiting South County artists this weekend. Look for the free Open Studios guide around town, download the “Open Studios Art Tour” app, or just follow the green signs around town.

Click here for more information about Open Studios.

Photo: Paul DeSomma & Marsha Blaker Artist #187.

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