Attention chowder lovers! Taste the best at the 36th 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!
Help raise money for Special Olympics Northern California by taking a winter plunge in the Monterey Bay. Wear a costume and bring your club, team or family and take the plunge!
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!
Wipe Out T1D package includes Boardwalk rides, Event T-shirt, Awareness Bracelet, and exclusive game time. Look for T1D Awareness booths on the Boardwalk. A portion of each registration goes to JDRF for T1D research.
Sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to benefit JDRF
(((folkYEAH!))) presents Todd Snider featuring Great American Taxi at the Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove. Enjoy the combination of Americana, alt-country, and folk musical styles in a beautiful historic location. 21+ event.
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!
To show our appreciation for those who serve our communities, Public Safety Officers and active or retired military are invited to join us for two free days of Boardwalk rides with discounts for family members. Bring your valid ID to the Season Pass/Group Sales Office to receive your FREE All-Day Rides wristband and family discount.
Rock out to Top 40 bands from the '70s, '80s, and early '90s FREE on the Beach Bandstand!
Youth groups and families are invited to join us for a dynamic event with worship and fellowship.
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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.
The ONLY USA 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 2018 USA National Events.
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 8th Annual Boardwalk Beach Jam!
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
Santa Cruz County Schools are the biggest winners in this annual fundraiser sponsored by the Boardwalk and Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group. You could be a winner too. Hundreds of prizes including a brand new car will be awarded.
Check out hundreds of sweet hot rods, street rods, vintage, muscle, custom and classic cars in the Boardwalk Parking Lot. Free admission!
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!
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.
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.
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