Watch a classic movie on the beach with the world-famous Giant Dipper coaster lights twinkling overhead. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back chair, relax and enjoy the free show. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Location: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Celebrate the arts each month as dozens of venues showcase Santa Cruz's wealth of artists. For complete listing of venues, artists and special events, visit website or pick up a copy of the Good Times.
Location: Various locations
Saturday is Craft Beer Heaven - over 85 craft beers on tap, mouth watering food, bocce ball and live entertainment. Sunday bring the family, blankets and chairs for the hamburger and hops music festival. Best hamburgers, gourmet & fusion sliders, craft beer and an amazing live entertainment lineup. Kids 12 and under are FREE. There is NO beer sampling on Sunday but beer and food available for purchase.
Location: Aptos Village Park, 100 Aptos Creek Road
This quintessential summertime street fair reflects the best of the arts in Santa Cruz with free live music and dance performances, local art and food vendors, wine tasting, and fun children's activities. The Church Street Fair is held in front of the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium for two full days of fun each August!
Location: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium