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Rides Closed Sunday Sep 18, 20222 Due to Rain.

Select days: November 24, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Get in the holiday spirit.

Celebrate the season at the beach!

Activities Include

  • Selection of Boardwalk Rides, Games, and Arcades  
  • Festive Holiday Decorations and Lights (Including a 3-story tall Christmas tree!)
  • Photos with Santa
  • Delicious Boardwalk Treats
  • Boardwalk Racers: Pedal Karts in the Main Plaza!
  • Fire Pit Rentals & Holiday S’Mores
  • Winter Wonderland Packages
    • Package #1 includes $20 MyBoardwalk Card, collectible ornament, and digital photo with Santa or one (1) 6″ x 8″ print.
    • Package #2 includes $20 MyBoardwalk Card and Boardwalk Beanie. 
  • Holiday Shopping
  • Classic Holiday Movies (Rotated at Colonnade Stage 5-7pm)
  • And don’t forget the breathtaking beach view!
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Hours

12pm – 5pm

  • Thursday – Sunday: November 24 – 27
  • Saturdays & Sundays: December 3 – 18
  • Monday – Sunday: December 19 – Jan 1

Special Dates

Family Photo with Santa
girl on loof carousel

Rides & Games

Add to the fun by purchasing the following:

  • Ride Wristband – Purchase in advance to save $10!
  • Winter Wonderland Packages
    • Package #1 includes $20 MyBoardwalk Card, collectible ornament, and digital photo with Santa. 
    • Package #2 includes $20 MyBoardwalk Card and Boardwalk Beanie. 
  • Rides open during Winter Wonderland from 12pm-5pm, weather permitting include:
    • Undertow
    • Shockwave
    • Looff Carousel
    • Pirate Ship
    • Double Shot
    • Speedway
    • Bouncin’ Buggies
    • Jet Copters
    • Speed Bumps/Giant Dipper (Giant Dipper will be closed 12/5/22-2/3/23 for painting and pampering in preparation of its 100th Anniversary.)

       

Family at Fire Pits

Ocean-view Fire Pits

Cozy up around your own private fire pit overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay!

Gather your crew and kick back in comfort. Fire pits areas are conveniently located near food and arcades.

Includes

  • One-hour exclusive use of fire pit area (8 Adirondack chairs, and 2 picnic tables)

Cost: $150

Optional add-ons include hot cocoa, s’mores, and MyBoardwalk cards!

Thank You to our Sponsors

Holiday Train Rides at the Boardwalk

Holiday Train Rides

November 25 – December 23, 2022 (dates vary)

Celebrate the holiday season with a ride on a festive train!

  • Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
  • Santa Cruz Chanukah Train (One day only!)

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