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!
(((folkYEAH!))) presents M Ward at the Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove. Enjoy the combination of folk and blues-inspired Americana in a beautiful historic location. 21+ event.
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and The Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group invite local Santa Cruz County Schools to participate in our 13th 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!
Looking for unique gifts? Learn about collecting sea glass and shop for beautiful jewelry and crafts from over 45 unique artists. Free raffle entry with $5 admissions. The event supports ocean conservation. Full bar & great food too!
Presented by Dignity Health Medical Network
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!
♦ Santa Cruz Holiday Lights
♦ Santa Cruz Chanukah Train
Just bring in a can of food and bowl a game for FREE. All donations will be given to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County to help feed local families.
Tired of the same old holiday party? Turn up the fun!
We're delivering holiday cheer, Boardwalk style with free arcade play, photo booths, caricaturists, airbrush tattoos, DJ entertainment, dinner buffet, sweet Boardwalk treats and much 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 bridal fashion shows, valuable door prizes, cake samples, wedding decorations, and a Grand Prize drawing! At the Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove.
Attention chowder lovers! Taste the best at the 37th 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!
Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers are invited to join this Boy Scout Overnight!
Join us for our Boardwalk Spring Overnight - a fun, memorable overnight experience at the Boardwalk, perfect for youth and school groups. This special event is packed with rides, exciting group activities, arcade time, plus a sleepover in the Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove.
Open daily with awesome rides and free entertainment!
Joining hearts, hands, family and community as we celebrate Northern California's Deaf Community.
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!
Rock out to Top 40 bands from the '70s, '80s, and early '90s FREE on the Beach Bandstand!
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.
Calling all Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Senior Girl Scout troops! Come out and join the fun!!
Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts are invited to join us for our 9th Annual Boardwalk Beach Jam!
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