Rock out to Top 40 bands from the '70s, '80s, and early '90s FREE on the Beach Bandstand!
There's nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun!
Engaging performers invite you to be part of the show! World-class magicians, acrobats, jugglers, and comedians—all performing FREE at two stages inside the park.
Enjoy $1.50 rides, plus old-school prices throughout the park.
Get unlimited rides for $14.95 plus tax when you bring in a Coca-Cola product.
Enjoy unlimited access to Laser Tag, Laser Maze, Miniature Golf, Climb 'N Conquer, and Fright Walk for only $10.95 plus tax. Sorry, bowling not included.
Come celebrate with us! We're giving the first 100 riders on the Giant Dipper a Boardwalk Souvenir Cup filled with a 32oz soft drink and unlimited .99 cent refills. Giant Dipper opens at 11am, normal ticket and height restrictions apply. Limit one cup per rider.Don't forget to enter the Giant Dipper 95th Anniversary Contest by August 16th for a chance to win awesome prizes!
A Christian youth overnight event that brings junior high and high school ministries together for worship, fellowship, and fun.
Join us for a memorable overnight at the Boardwalk, perfect for youth and school groups. This special event is packed with exciting group activities, arcade time -- plus camping under the stars on the Boardwalk.
Come celebrate the vibrant traditions of the Latino community with mariachis, folklorico dancers, and a free beach concert. Enjoy Boardwalk rides and games plus fun food and beverage specials throughout the park.
The Bay Area's best craft beers paired with everyone's favorite Boardwalk foods! (21 and over)
Calling all Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Senior Girl Scout troops! Come out and join the fun!!
Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers and Scout family and friends are invited to experience this exciting overnight event!
Northern California's ONLY Cheer & Dance Competition with warm sand, cool surf, and hot rides! High school, junior high, all-star, and youth sports teams compete to qualify for 2020 USA National Events.
Join fifty-five high school and junior high bands at the ONLY marching band competition with warm sand, cool surf and hot rides!
Bring your appetite and join the fun as both professional and amateur chefs work their culinary magic and compete for the title of Best Chili!
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Subaru of Santa Cruz and Toyota of Santa Cruz invites local Santa Cruz County Schools to participate in our annual car giveaway fundraiser.
Check out hundreds of sweet hot rods, street rods, vintage, muscle, custom and classic cars in the Boardwalk Parking Lot. Free admission!
Start a new holiday tradition! Gather your family and friends and celebrate Santa Cruz style with ice skating at the beach! See the new Main Entrance Plaza transformed into a winter wonderland with ice skating, rides, games, festive foods and more!
Find all the information you need to plan the perfect wedding. The Bridal Expo brings together more than 100 wedding specialists and related vendors from the Monterey Bay Area. Includes cake samples, wedding decorations, valuable door prizes, and a Grand Prize drawing! At the Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove.
Attention chowder lovers! Taste the best at the 39th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off! Sample chowder from Amateur Chefs on Saturday, followed by Professional Chefs on Sunday. Both days feature Boston and Manhattan Clam Chowder, and you can help pick a winner each day. Tasting kit proceeds benefit Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation.
If you're a Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette or Senior - Come out and join the fun!
Ditch the books and hit the beach!Open daily with awesome rides and free entertainment!
Lace up your shoes and join the fun with this family-friendly 1k and 5k race through the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!
Help Turn Type One into Type None!Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day while supporting a good cause! The event package includes a $10 donation to JDRF, unlimited rides all day long, an event T-shirt, arcades, midway games, attractions and more!Sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to benefit JDRF.
Join Northern California's Deaf Community for a fun day of rides, entertainment, and networking!
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