Voted the World’s Best Seaside Park

Group Discounts

Bring your group of 15+ for a day of fun.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk with ocean in the background

Ride Wristband

Enjoy rides all day long!
  • See calendar for ride hours.
  • Must pre-purchase online. Walk-up groups will not be accommodated.  
  • Add on MyBoardwalk cards for food & arcades when you purchase a ride wristband. 
  • Wristbands will be available on the day of your visit at the Season Pass office. 
  • Purchase Orders are not accepted
Kids playing in casino arcade


Available on days rides are closed.
2 hours of arcade play for only $24.95!
  • See calendar for arcade hours.
  • Must pre-purchase online. Walk-up groups will not be accommodated.  
  • Orders must be picked up before 5pm at the Season Pass office.
  • Arcade Play will be loaded on a wristband that can be swiped at all green arcade games (not valid for redemption games) and at Laser Tag and Miniature Golf.
  • Two-hours of arcade play will start at first swipe of wristband.
  • Purchase Orders are not accepted. 
Kids playing in casino arcade

MyBoardwalk Card

Add to the fun with a convenient, reusable card for arcade games, midway games, and attractions!

$8 for a 10 point card
$24 for a 30 point card

  • Perfect for days that the park rides are closed, or in addition to a Ride Wristband.
  • If your group is attending Monday-Friday, orders must be picked up before 5pm at the Season Pass and Group Services office.
Burgers, fries, chicken and other food on a table

Discount Food Packages

Hungry for a deal? Save by purchasing in advance!

$12.60 for $14 of Boardwalk Bucks.
$18 for $20 of Boardwalk Bucks.

  • Boardwalk Bucks come in $2 increments. Valid at all food outlets. No change is given.
  • Purchase of Ride Wristbands or MyBoardwalk Cards is required for purchase of discount food packages.

Mini Golf & Laser Tag: Discounts & Private Rentals

Important Information for Groups

  • Enhanced Covid-19 Health and Safety guidelines
  • Group must be present when checking in at the Season Pass office to get wrist-banded by an employee.
  • Cashless Payments – Food locations accept cashless payment only, including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay. MyBoardwalk Cards are accepted at many locations. See list of restaurants.

Email [email protected]

History at the beach…a little piece of Americana!

School groups, take a step back in time with this self-guided history lesson highlighting 100+ years of Boardwalk and California history.

Download the Historic Walking Tour Brochure

Download History Tour Activity Workbook

Beach sign and cover of brochure - Walking Tour of the Historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Ocean Ecology School Program!

We invite schools to participate in a free, one-hour, interactive program highlighting the marine environment and inhabitants of the Monterey Bay as well as the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s conservation efforts and the mission and work of The Marine Mammal Center.

The Ocean Ecology School Program will be offered to school groups visiting the Boardwalk Thursdays and Fridays April 21-May 20 & June 2-3, 2022. Program will occur OUTSIDE one hour before the park opens.

Reservations must be made a week prior to your visit in order to participate. Please email [email protected].

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