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Rides Closed Sunday Sep 18, 20222 Due to Rain.

BOGO Flash Sale - Christmas Tree with Card in Background

BLACK FRIDAY FLASH SALE

BOGO MyBoardwalk Cards

Available online only
Friday-Monday, Nov. 25 – Nov. 28, 2022

Buy one $50 MyBoardwalk Card, get one free!

Good for individual rides, attractions, arcades, and midway games. Cards never expire and can be shared.

Girls playing at Casino Arcade
October 10 - December 29, 2022

As the weather cools, the heat turns up in the Casino Arcade and Neptune's Kingdom! Visit the arcades and attractions for these awesome weekday specials.

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guys hanging out at Captain's Game Deck
October 10 - December 26, 2022

Enjoy your favorite football game on all screens as a new brewery takes over all of the taps every Monday night on the Captain’s Game Deck in Neptune’s Kingdom. Free parking validation with food and beverage purchase.

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Ocean View Fire Pits

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

Fire pits are currently only being offered Thursday-Sunday 11/24/22 - 2/12/23 More Info
Strike Out Hunger: bring a can of food and bowl for free
November 1, 2022 - January 1, 2023

Bring a can of food and bowl a game for FREE. All food donations will be given to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County to help feed local families.

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Boardwalk Winter Wonderland
November 24, 2022 - January 1, 2023 (select dates) 12pm-5pm

Get in the holiday spirit - Celebrate the season at the beach! Enjoy rides, games, arcades, festive decorations, photos with Santa, pedal karts, holiday treats, movies, and more!

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Holiday Train Rides at the Boardwalk
November 25 - December 31, 2022 (dates vary)

Celebrate the holiday season with a ride on a festive train! Continue the fun with your $7 MyBoardwalk Card, good for individual rides, arcades, midway games, and attractions.

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Ride Wristbands on Hands
Select Days in 2023*

Season Pass Members! Bring a friend for free on Feb. 11 & 12, March 4 & 5, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, Oct. 28 & 29, and Nov. 24, 2023* One wristband per Season Pass. Not a Season Pass Member? Buy one online and save $10, plus bring your friend for free!

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Clam Chowder Cook-Off
Saturday AND Sunday • February 25-26, 2023

Attention chowder lovers! Taste the best at the 42nd 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.

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Girl Scouts smiling
March 17-18, 2023

Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Senior Troops camp Inside the COCOANUT GROVE and enjoy Boardwalk fun at this epic overnight event!

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Scouts smiling
March 24-25, 2023

Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers and Scout family and friends camp inside the COCOANUT GROVE and enjoy Boardwalk fun at this epic overnight event!

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Fun Run - Children jumping at Boardwalk
Saturday, April 1, 2023

Lace up your shoes and join the fun with this family-friendly race through the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk! 1K race for 12 and under, and a 5K race for ages 4 and up.

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Girls in Arcade
April 22 and Sept. 23, 2023*

Season Pass Members! Show your Season Pass at the Casino Arcade entrance and enjoy exclusive free play from 9am-11am! Not a Season Pass Member? Buy one online and save $10, plus bring your friend for free!

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Boardwalk PRIDE, santa cruz
Saturday, May 6, 2023

Show your PRIDE and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community with free live entertainment, giveaways and info booths. Enjoy rides and games plus fun photo ops and exclusive merchandise available throughout the park.

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Saturday, September 9, 2023

Come celebrate the vibrant traditions of the Latino community with mariachi, folklorico dancers, and a free beach concert. Enjoy Boardwalk rides and games plus fun food and beverage specials throughout the park.

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Beach Blitz Logo with a band in background
September 15-16, 2023

Enjoy camping under the stars, worship on the beach, and a lot of Boardwalk fun for Youth Groups and family!

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PLACEHOLDER
September 22-23, 2023

A memorable overnight event at the Boardwalk, perfect for family, friends, youth and school groups.

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Girl Scouts smiling
October 6-7, 2023

Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Senior Troops camp under the stars and enjoy Boardwalk fun at this epic overnight event!

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Scouts smiling
October 13-14, 2023

Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers and Scout family and friends camp under the stars and enjoy Boardwalk fun at this epic overnight event!

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marching band
Saturday, October 21, 2023

Join us for an exciting musical parade as 55 Northern California high school and junior high school marching bands compete next to the iconic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in the ONLY band review with warm sand, cool surf, and hot rides!

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people cooking chili
Saturday, October 28, 2023

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!

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