Bring your friends for a night of fun and frights! Enjoy your favorite scary movies in the Boardwalk's historic Cocoanut Grove ballroom with a cocktail in your hand.(21 and over)
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, Subaru of Santa Cruz and Toyota of Santa Cruz invites local Santa Cruz County Schools to participate in our 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!
Looking for unique gifts? Learn about collecting sea glass and shop for beautiful jewelry and crafts from over 45 unique artists. Free raffle entry with $5 admissions. The event supports ocean conservation. Full bar & great food too!
Start a new holiday tradition! Gather your family and friends and celebrate Santa Cruz style with ice skating at the beach! See the new Main Entrance Plaza transformed into a winter wonderland with ice skating, rides, games, festive foods and more!
• Santa Cruz Holiday Lights Train• Santa Cruz Chanukah Train (One day only!)
Tired of the same old holiday party? Turn up the fun!We're delivering holiday cheer, Boardwalk style with free arcade play, photo booths, caricaturists, airbrush tattoos, DJ entertainment, dinner buffet, sweet Boardwalk treats and much more!
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 cake samples, wedding decorations, valuable door prizes, and a Grand Prize drawing! At the Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove.
Attention chowder lovers! Taste the best at the 39th 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, Scouts BSA, Venturers and Scout family and friends are invited to experience this exciting overnight event!
Ditch the books and hit the beach!Open daily with awesome rides and free entertainment!
Lace up your shoes and join the fun with this family-friendly 1k and 5k race through the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!
Help Turn Type One into Type None!Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day while supporting a good cause! The event package includes a $10 donation to JDRF, unlimited rides all day long, an event T-shirt, arcades, midway games, attractions and more!Sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to benefit JDRF.
Join Northern California's Deaf Community for a fun day of rides, entertainment, and networking!
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!
Rock out to Top 40 bands from the '70s, '80s, and early '90s FREE on the Beach Bandstand!
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.
The Bay Area's best craft beers paired with everyone's favorite Boardwalk foods! (21 and over)
Calling all Brownie, Junior, Cadette, and Senior Girl Scout troops! Come out and join the fun!!
Join fifty-five high school and junior high bands at the ONLY marching band competition with warm sand, cool surf and hot rides!
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