Select days: November 23, 2023 – December 31, 2023
Get in the holiday spirit.
Celebrate the season at the beach!
- Selection of Boardwalk Rides, Games, and Arcades
- Festive Holiday Decorations and Lights (Including a 3-story tall Christmas tree!)
- Photos with Santa (Operating Days: Nov. 24 – Dec. 24)
- Delicious Boardwalk Treats
- Fire Pit Rentals & Holiday S’Mores
- Winter Wonderland Package: Includes a $20 MyBoardwalk Card and one 6×8 printed photo with Santa (Available operating days Nov. 24 – Dec. 24)
- Holiday Shopping
- And don’t forget the breathtaking beach view!
12pm – 5pm
- Thursday – Sunday: November 23-26
- Saturdays – Sundays: December 2-10
- Every Day: December 16-31
Rides & Games
Add to the fun by purchasing the following:
- Limited Rides & Attractions Wristband – Purchase in advance to save $10!
- Winter Wonderland Package: Includes MyBoardwalk Card and one 6×8 printed photo with Santa (Available operating days Nov. 24 – Dec. 24)
- Rides open during Winter Wonderland from 12pm-5pm, weather permitting include:
- Undertow, Shockwave, Looff Carousel, Pirate Ship, Double Shot, Speedway, Bouncin’ Buggies, Jet Copters, Speed Bumps, & Giant Dipper
Sales for Winter Wonderland Package coming soon
Ocean-view Fire Pits
Cozy up around your own private fire pit overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay!
Gather your crew and kick back in comfort. Fire pits areas are conveniently located near food and arcades.
- One-hour exclusive use of fire pit area (8 Adirondack chairs, and 2 picnic tables)
Optional add-ons include hot cocoa, s’mores, MyBoardwalk Cards, and Winter Wonderland Packages.
Sales for Fire Pit rentals coming soon
Thank You to Our Sponsors
Holiday Train Rides
November 24 – December 23, 2023 (dates vary)
Celebrate the holiday season with a ride on a festive rain!
- Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train
- Santa Cruz Chanukah Train (One night only!)
Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan
Saturday December 9, 2023
The Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan is visiting the Boardwalk to promote happiness, low stress levels and rekindle the festive spirit through acts of kindness and holiday magic. Come take photos with the polar bear and enjoy delicious Coca-Cola samples.