Año Nuevo State Park, 1 New Years Creek Road , Pescadero California, (650)879-2025

Located north of Santa Cruz on Highway 1, Año Nuevo State Park is the world’s largest mainland breeding ground for northern elephant seals. While seals can be seen year-round at Año Nuevo, the best time for viewing is during breeding season from mid-December to the end of March. You are required to reserve a guided […]

Big Trees Roaring Camp

The Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad is a narrow gauge tourist railroad in California that starts from the Roaring Camp depot in Felton, California and runs up steep grades to the top of nearby Bear Mountain, a distance of 3.25 miles. The travel is through a redwood forest. The steam engines date from the 1890s, and are the oldest and most authentically preserved narrow gauge […]

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, even at a seasoned 50 years old itself, is all about the new—the here and now of contemporary works for orchestra. During the first two weeks of August each year, audiences are joined by both preeminent and emerging composers, an orchestra of dedicated professional musicians led by famed conductor […]

Center Stage / Jewel Theatre Company
1001 Center Street – 425-7506

Jewel Theatre Company Jewel Theatre Company (JTC) is the only year-round professional theater company in Santa Cruz County. Now in their seventh year, they recently moved into their new home at Center Stage (formerly Actors’ Theatre) in Downtown Santa Cruz and expanded their season. JTC prides itself on bringing you quality, professional actors performing in […]

Delaveaga Disc Golf Club
401 Upper Park Rd, Santa Cruz, CA, (831) 462-5293

The De Laveaga Disc Golf Course is one of the most highly rated disc golf courses in the world. It is famous for its inspiring natural setting, as well as for its uncompromising challenge. The course was originally installed in 1984, with the vision & hard work of local Tom Schot [1991 Grand Master World […]

Delaveaga Golf Course and Lodge
401 Upper Park Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95065, (831) 423-7214

DeLaveaga Golf Course is perched atop the hills surrounding Santa Cruz, California, providing championship caliber golf and excellent service to residents and visitors alike. As one of the top ranked public courses in California, Delaveaga combines striking natural beauty with a challenging and thoughtful course design featuring tree lined fairways, deep canyons, and infamous 10th […]

Downtown Antique Faire

The Santa Cruz Antique Faire is on the 2nd Sunday of every month from 8am-6pm. Vendors offer an eclectic blend of antiques and unique items, vintage clothing, collectibles and more! Visit the Antique Faire on Lincoln Street between Pacific and Cedar. Follow the Antique Faire on Facebook! Interested in vendor space? Call (831) 476-6940

Downtown Santa Cruz Antique Street Faire draws bargain hunters to Lincoln Street

By Cathy Kelly Santa Cruz Sentinel Posted:   01/13/2013 05:48:05 PM PST SANTA CRUZ — The second Sunday of the month draws antique hunters to downtown Santa Cruz. And this Sunday was no exception, with many people milling about the Downtown Santa Cruz Antique Street Faire, browsing through everything from old photographs to weathered statues […]

Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320 Cedar St # 2 – (831) 427-2227

“We’re so happy to be here. Kuumbwa is one of the mainstays… one of the greater reservoirs of creativity.” – Christian Scott, trumpeter Ninety Miles, 8/22/11 Kuumbwa Jazz has grown from its small beginnings to one of the most highly respected jazz-presenting institutions in the country, attracting artists of national and international renown. We present […]

Mission Santa Cruz

Mission Santa Cruz was a Spanish mission founded by the Franciscan order in present-day Santa Cruz, California. The mission was founded in 1791 and named for the feast of the Exultation of the Cross, the name that the explorer Gaspar de Portolà gave to the area when he camped on the banks of the San Lorenzo River on October 17, 1769, and erected a wooden […]