Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk FREE Friday Night Bands on the Beach
Boardwalk Concerts on the Beach
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ASL interpreter on the bandstand
concert at the Boardwalk

FREE Friday Night Bands on the Beach

TWO FREE SHOWS • 6:30pm & 8:30pm

June 12 - September 4, 2020

2020 Lineup Announced in Spring

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Concert Information and Etiquette

For the comfort and safety of all our guests, please note the following:

Access to the prime seating area begins at 4pm; no blankets or chairs are permitted in the roped-off areas before 4pm. The line formed on the beach will be given first priority for access to prime seating area.

Please limit blanket size to 3x5 feet per person, about the size of a beach towel. Only low-back chairs are allowed; high-back chairs will be required to move to the back of the beach area. Please allow others space and a good view.

Smoking is not permitted on the beach or Boardwalk. Alcohol and glass are prohibited on the beach. Recording of concerts is not allowed.

Please keep walkways and stairs clear; dancing permitted in front of the stage only.

Accommodations for guests with disabilities at the Friday Night Concerts are provided on a "first-come, first-served" basis in two locations. One section is reserved for guests who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. The other section is reserved for mobility-impaired guests plus one companion. If you require other special accommodations, please contact the Manager on Duty at least 48 hours in advance of the concert at (831) 423‑5590.


Event Sponsors

FREE Friday Night Bands on the Beach is sponsored by

, KSAN, , , and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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FREE Friday Night Concert History

A complete list of Top 40 bands that have performed over the years.

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