Downtown Santa Cruz is ideally nestled in California’s Central Coast between the majestic redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains and the spectacular Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
Take the scenic and winding highway 17 over the hill. When you arrive in Santa Cruz, you will find yourself on Ocean Street. A right turn on Water Street or Soquel Avenue will take you out of the traffic and into the heart of Santa Cruz.
Wait for some good waves to ride in to Cowell's, Rinse your feet and then just look for Pacific Avenue. We'll keep it warm for you!
As you arrive into Santa Cruz past the scenic Artichokes, Strawberries and other agricultural delights along the North coast, Highway One will become Mission Street, Turn right on either Laurel, Walnut or Chestnut Streets or stay on Mission Street past the Historic Santa Cruz Mission until you arrive in Downtown Santa Cruz.
Travel North to to Ocean Street or River Street. From Ocean Street, turn right on Water Street, or Soquel Avenue.
River Street will take you right to Downtown.
Are you a fan of Downtown Santa Cruz? Do you love to tell others about the great businesses and events happening? Are you a motivated and skilled marketer who wants to work with a dynamic team promoting Downtown and working to improve and enhance the experience of everyone in the district? The Downtown Association is […]
Downtown Sidewalk Sales begin this weekend! Friday-Sunday March 30-April 2 Sidewalk Sales are held the last weekend of the month from March through November. Shoppers – take advantage of great deals in a relaxing shopping environment! For a complete list of 2017 Sidewalk Sale dates, click here: http://www.downtownsantacruz.com/wordpress/2017-calendar/
BY CHRISTINA WATERS POSTED ON FEBRUARY 21, 2017 Two years ago, armed with a big space at 1001 Center St.—and even bigger ambitions—Sally Kane and her partners Cat Hernandez and Andrea Mollenauer decided to open a multi-use suite of food spaces for everyone to enjoy. “We’ve got a huge commercial kitchen,” Kane explains as we […]
From Edible Monterey Bay January 17, 2017 – “The Bitter Liberal” is not just an apt political descriptor for most of us right now, it’s also the name of drink you can order on the new bar menu at Soif Restaurant and Wine Bar in downtown Santa Cruz. After securing a liquor license last summer, Soif […]
Kaiser Permanente is new to Santa Cruz County as of January 2017, and has opened a downtown Santa Cruz medical office location at 115 Locust St. Departments available at the Santa Cruz Medical Offices include: Adult and Family Medicine Advice Nurse & Appointments Infectious Diseases Obstetrics and Gynecology Pediatrics Psychiatry kp.org/santacruz