Entertainment and Relaxation

A Brighter World
119 Walnut Ave – 469-4393

The perfect stop for the DIY’er. Come do your own tie-dye right in the store. All the tools and training you need for a fun afternoon by your self, with a friend, or even a great party idea. Browse the retail store for great gifts for everyone.

Artisans Gallery
1368 Pacific Ave – 423-8183

Artisans carries a wide selection of the best of American made items, including the work of many local artists. Artisans features jewelry, (including wedding bands), artwork, glass, ceramics, metal work, woodworking, housewares, cards, candles and bath products. One room is devoted to Artisans kids—toys, games and accessories. Artisans is the place to find the perfect […]

Boys and Girls Club
543 Center Street – 423-3138

Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz promotes youth guidance through educational, vocational, recreational, social and character development of girls and boys ages 6 to 18. The Club is the only youth […]

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 […]

Del Mar Theatre
1124 Pacific Ave – 469-3220


EXIT Santa Cruz
816 Pacific Ave. – 440-8546

Santa Cruz’s first Escape Room is here! Newly opened in Downtown Santa Cruz in Spring of 2017. Escape rooms are fun, interactive games where teams have an hour to find clues, solve puzzles, and make their escape. 816 Pacific Ave. 831-440-8546 www.exitsantacruz.com

Felix Kulpa Gallery
107 Elm St – 421-9107

The FELIX KULPA GALLERY’s address is: 107 Elm Street, Santa Cruz, California. The Gallery is located right behind STREETLIGHT RECORDS on Pacific Avenue, directly across from the METRO BUS STATION. The Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 noon until 5PM. For Appointments or information call Gallery Director Robbie Schoen at (408)373-2854 http://www.felixkulpa.com/

Four Eighteen Project
418 front Street – 466-9770

Non-Profit Movement Art Center, Since 1993 The Place to Move and Be Moved–in Downtown Santa Cruz. http://www.the418.org/

Glow Candle Lounge
1101 Pacific Ave. – 423-4569

From the creators of Petroglyph, comes Glow – a warm inviting space full of found objects and lush scents. Here you will be inspired to create personalized candles for every occasion. www.glowlounge.biz

Happily Ever Laughter
1205 Pacific Ave. – 346-1196

Providing whimsical activities & experiences for children that leave the door to imagination wide open. “Out with the ordinary and in with the Faeries!” Awards Best of the Bay 2010-2017 NEXTie Award 2017 www.happilyeverlaughter.com