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.
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
Give the Gift of Downtown Dollars! Giving Downtown Dollars is kind of like giving dozens of gifts all at once. Accepted at most places throughout Downtown Santa Cruz, everyone loves getting to spend theirs at their favorite spots downtown. www.downtownsantacruz.com/downtown_dollars In addition to the popular Downtown Dollars, we’ve also introduced a digital version that lives on your […]
SANTA CRUZ — The City of Santa Cruz in partnership with the Downtown Association of Santa Cruz will host the third annual Parking for Hope downtown holiday parking program from Dec. 18 through 25. The usual parking rates will apply, however, the proceeds from street meters during these eight days are being donated to Hope […]