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Rides Closed Sunday Sep 18, 20222 Due to Rain.

Evenings on the Colonnade

Thursdays and Fridays, June 16 – August 12, 2022

Come for the rides, stay for the entertainment!

Enjoy FREE entertainment Thursdays and Fridays throughout the summer on our Colonnade; located beach-side of Neptune’s Kingdom.

FREE Live Music 

Colonnade Stage

Rock out to Bay Area bands at this beautiful seaside location, while you enjoy a variety of Boardwalk treats. Play at the arcades that stay open late or shop variety of stores open late in the Colonnade.

Colonnade Deck picnic table seating is very limited and first-come-first-served. There will be a dance area in front of the stage.

June 16
Extra Large - 8:30pm

One of the most well-known bands on the California coast, Extra Large is known for heating up the stage with Latin spice, fun-in-the-sun reggae, funk gyrations, and classic California rock vigor.
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June 23
Sang Matiz - 8:30pm

San Francisco-based powerhouse band, Sang Matiz, enlivens audiences with world and Afro-Latin beats that infuse Tropical elements with touches of funk.
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June 30
The Deadlies - 8:30pm

An entirely new type of surf band, The Deadlies pay homage to California's honky-tonk and surf-punk music scene.
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July 7
Man in Black - 8:30pm

Hailing from Santa Cruz, Man in Black is a 4-piece Johnny Cash cover band that brings life to everyone's favorite throwbacks.
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July 14
Brass Magic - 8:30pm

The incendiary Bay Area horns-and-drums band, Brass Magic infuses high-energy dance music with fresh, modern influences.
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July 21
Pacific Roots - 8:30pm

A reggae, rock group from Santa Cruz, Pacific Roots stir in punk rock swells and solos to produce an original Cali-based sound and vibe.
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July 28
4to Prestigio - 8:30pm

Performing corridos, cumbias, zapateados, rancheros, and more, 4to Prestigio is a popular alternative regional Mexican band from Salinas/Watsonville.
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August 4
Coffee Zombie Collective - 8:30pm

Since 2010, Coffee Zombie Collective has impressed crowds with original songs alongside irreverent acoustic covers of contemporary pop hits.
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August 11
The Joint Chiefs - 7:30pm

One of the most versatile bands on the Northern California music scene, The Joint Chiefs fuse elements of funk, jazz and classic R&B with their own signature groove.
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FREE Movies at the Beach

Fridays, 9pm
In front of the Colonnade

There’s nothing like watching your favorite movies right on the beach with the smell of kettle corn, corn dogs, and saltwater taffy filling the air!

Bring the family and your blanket or low-back chair and join us!

June 17
The Goonies

June 24
50 First Dates

July 1
Sing 2

July 8
Little Shop of Horrors

July 15
The Sandlot

July 22
Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

July 29
Iron Man

August 5

August 12
Ferris Bueller's Day Off

AND TIME! Saturday, October 29
at 6:30pm

The Lost Boys

Music and movies will include a 15-minute intermission.
Seating is first-come, first-served.
Smoking is not permitted on the beach or Boardwalk. Alcohol and glass are prohibited on the beach.
A limited number of assistive listening devices (ALD’s) are available for check-out on Friday nights at the Mini Golf kiosk inside Neptune’s Kingdom.
If you require other special accommodations or would like to request Closed Captioning, please contact the Manager on Duty at least 48 hours in advance of the movie at (831) 423-5590.

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