Santa Cruz is well-known as California's favorite beachside destination. So when locals host friends and family for visits during summertime, the holiday season or just for a long weekend, the Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council has a way to help! A free Visiting Friends and Relatives Kit, (VFR) is packed with information for your guests on all there is to see and do in town.
Residents of Santa Cruz County are welcome to stop by the year-round visitor center at 303 Water Street, Suite 100 in Santa Cruz for this free kit. Complete with an Official Santa Cruz County Traveler's Guide, shopping directories, a Birding and Wildlife Watching guide, brochures and other goodies, this valuable resource is an ideal way to open a visitor's eyes to the many things to do in the area. Read more...
As most locals know, Santa Cruz offers an abundance of fun, family-friendly activities all add up to a great time to get out and enjoy our county. There are a host of fun-filled events happening every weekend so get the family out and enjoy! Here are our favorites for this week:
Five local contemporary painters explore new frontiers of expression in California Dreaming. This large format exhibition offers a broad perspective of the mesmerizing beauty of the central coast.
Location: Santa Cruz County Bank Offices
Dust off your leg warmers and tease up your hair. Come party like it's 1985! Totally rad fun! Live music by Tsunamil, ribbon cutting, anniversary cake, drink specials and 1985 food prices and fun!
Location: Severino's Bar and Grill
Springtime bursts forth with powerful new works for unique chamber ensembles. US Premieres by Hyo-shin Na, Jack Body and Margaret Brouwer. Pre-concert panel discussion at 7:00 pm.
Location: Cabrillo College VAPA Samper Recital Hall