Arcades Open 12pm - 8pm
Additionally, weekend hours for Arcades are from 11am-10pm.
Arcades Open 10am-5pm
Fall Girl Scout Overnight
Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Senior Troops camp under the stars and enjoy Boardwalk fun at this epic overnight event!
Rides Open 12pm - 7pm
Weekdays 12pm-8pmWeekends 11am-10pm
Fall Scout Overnight
Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturers and Scout family and friends camp under the stars and enjoy Boardwalk fun at this epic overnight event!
USA Cheer & Dance Competition
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 the 2022 USA National Events. Competition and performances at the Kaiser Permanente Arena and awards at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Boardwalk Bites & Brews, 4pm-8pm
Beer & Food Pairings
Enjoy top Bay Area craft beers paired with mouth-watering foods, all with an ocean view!
Rides Open 11am - 6pm
Santa Cruz Band Review
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!
Rides Open 12pm - 6pm
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!
Drive For Schools
Prize drawing for Santa Cruz County's largest school fundraiser. More than 75 schools fundraise from Sept. 16 - Oct. 17, offering the community an opportunity to win $25,000 cash and many other great prizes.
Lost Boys - Free Movie at the Beach at 6:30pm
Enjoy a screening of The Lost Boys movie on the beach in front of the arcades! Santa Cruz and the Boardwalk are forever linked to this cult classic and there's nothing like watching it right where it was filmed with the smell of corn dogs and salt water taffy filling the air.
Halloween at the Boardwalk
Celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating and spooktacular Boardwalk fun!
Rides Open 12pm - 5pm Limited Rides
Expect 8-10 rides open.
Santa Cruz Sea Glass & Ocean Art Festival
Looking for unique gifts? Learn about collecting sea glass and shop for beautiful jewelry and crafts from local artists. $5 admission helps support ocean conservation. Full bar & great food too!
Hot Rods at the Beach
Check out hundreds of sweet hot rods, street rods, vintage, muscle, custom and classic cars in the Boardwalk Parking Lot. Free admission!
Mini Golf, Arcade, Pool, Food
*Closes at 7:30pm on Thur, 10/21
Over 300 games!
Open Daily Mon-Wed 12pm-8pm, Thur 12pm-9pm, Fri 12pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 11am-10pm
Cozy up around your own private firepit overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay!
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