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Rides Closed Sunday Sep 18, 20222 Due to Rain.

Fri, September 15 –
Sat, September 16, 2023

Boardwalk Beach Blitz
Christian Overnight

Boardwalk Beach Blitz brings together Youth Groups, families, and friends for worship, fellowship and fun!


  • Overnight Camping on the Boardwalk
  • Inspirational evening program and concert 
  • Dinner and Breakfast
  • Free Play in Arcade
  • Morning program for Saturday
  • Rides Wristband for Saturday
  • Discounted Parking

Registration Coming May 2023

$89.95 per person

Register Now

Deadline to register is September 8, 2023, or until full.

Authorization Form

ALL registered participants must submit an authorization form before September 6, 2023!

Event Itinerary and Guide

Blitz T-shirt
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Event T-shirt available with registration for an additional charge. Deadline to order is September 1, 2023!

About Entertainment

Evening program is free and open to the public. Coordinated by Santa Cruz County churches.

** This valued and unique community evening program is based on donation. To donate or become an event ambassador visit Blitzcalifornia.

Experience the Boardwalk Beach Blitz

Youth Pastors, why choose the Boardwalk Beach Blitz?

Beach Blitz Questions & Answers

Camping is not permitted on the beach. Campers may set up along permitted exclusive areas along Boardwalk walkway beside the rides and certain areas do have ocean views.

You may bring an RV to camp overnight. Parking for an RV will be $25 and must park in the Main Parking lot. You will need to process payment on Friday at the check-in ticket booth. An employee will give you a confirmation paper that must be displayed on your dashboard overnight. Security will be notified of your RV. Failure to process payment on Friday will result in full $50 RV parking fee on Saturday. RV will have to be moved Saturday morning to the River Lot.

This event is open to all ages. All participants must register and children ages 2 and under are free. Participants (2 and younger) who wish to go on the rides on Saturday must purchase a wristband for the day.

Everyone registered for the event must submit an authorization form in order to enter the event. Adults (18 and over) must fill out a form for themselves and minors must have their form filled out and submitted by their legal guardian.

T-shirts are not included in registration. You may purchase event T-shirts online for $15 up to two weeks prior to event. Limited T-shirts may be available for purchase at the event while supplies last.

A dinner buffet will be provided Friday evening during specified dinner times and a breakfast buffet will be provided Saturday morning during specified breakfast times. Please refer to planning guide for meal times. The Boardwalk is unable to provide meals outside of meal service times.

All participants and chaperones must register.

The cost is the same for chaperones and minors. Everyone in attendance must register.

All participants under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. One adult chaperone over the age of 18 years is required for every group of 8 minors.

Everyone in attendance must register for the event. Your event wristband gets you into all the exclusive event meal areas, exclusive overnight areas and arcade areas that is also your rides wristband for Saturday. We would still be happy to have you participate in all the other fun!

In order to keep the event safe and secure, no one is allowed in exclusive event areas without registering.

Boardwalk Season Pass Members can show their current Season Pass at check-in to receive a free Rides Wristband voucher for a friend. There are no discounts on overnight registration.

Most food locations accept cashless payment only, including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay. My Boardwalk Cards are accepted at all food locations.

Sorry, no refunds, all sales are final.

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Please email [email protected].

Thank you all overnighters for a FUN Overnight Event! See you next year!

2023 Blitz Overnight Information Coming Soon.


  • Overnight Camping on the Boardwalk
  • Evening program and concert
  • Dinner and Breakfast
  • Free Play in Arcade
  • Rides Wristband for Saturday
  • Free Parking

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