Voted the World’s Best Seaside Park

Rides Closed Sunday Sep 18, 20222 Due to Rain.

Directions & Parking

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is located at: 
400 Beach Street in Santa Cruz, California.

The Boardwalk is a popular destination on weekends and holidays, so we suggest arriving early to ensure onsite parking.

Park HoursBusy weekends and holidays


Take Highway 17 or scenic Highway 1 to Santa Cruz and follow the street signs to Santa Cruz Beach.

Boardwalk All-Day Parking*

Weekends: $25
Weekdays: $20
Limited Ride Days: $15
Rides Closed: $5

*Subject to change

Best for busy weekends and holidays:

Boardwalk Parking and Shuttle Service

Location: Government Center at 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz.


2023 Dates:
May 27- 29
July 1-2, 4, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
September 2-4

Schedule: Departs Government Center every 25 minutes starting at 10:30am. The last return Guest Shuttle of the evening departs from the Boardwalk 20 minutes after the scheduled Boardwalk closing time.
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More Info: call (831) 423-5590

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