It's a party every day during Mayhem at the Boardwalk Bowl. We've got Wild Weekdays and Wacky Weekends plus KDON hosts Radio-Active Atomic Bowling on Sunday and Thursday nights and moms bowl free on Mother's Day. Special events and great discounts on food, drinks, and bowling every day in May.
The Santa Cruz Beach Soccer Championships is the premier annual sand soccer tournament and is a perfect choice for soccer fans in search of an unforgettable tournament vacation.
Come to the Boardwalk to play at the 14th Annual Santa Cruz Open—the biggest beach soccer tournament in Northern California!
Youth and adult beach soccer teams will compete against each other in the Beach Soccer Blast tournament at Main Beach by the Boardwalk. Proceeds from this fun tournament help to ensure that more than 1,000 kids at inner-city public schools have access to high-quality after-school soccer and educational enrichment programs provided by America Scores Bay Area.
Rock out to Top 40 bands from the '70s, '80s, and early '90s FREE on the Beach Bandstand!
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!
Engaging performers invite you to be part of the show! World-class magicians, acrobats, jugglers, and comedians—all performing FREE at two stages inside the park.
Enjoy $1.50 rides, plus old-school prices throughout the park.
Get unlimited rides for $14.95 plus tax when you bring in a Coca-Cola product and $9.95 for unlimited attractions. Not valid July 4th.
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!
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!
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!
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.
Attention chowder lovers! Taste the best at the 38th 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 our Boy Scout Overnights!
Ditch the books and hit the beach!Open daily with awesome rides and free entertainment!
Join Northern California's Deaf Community for a fun day of rides, entertainment, and networking!
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