Boardwalk Deaf Fest 2017

Boardwalk Deaf Fest

May, 2017

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair 2017

Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair

May, 2017

San Lorenzo Park , Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Blues Festival 2017

Santa Cruz Blues Festival

May, 2017

Santa Cruz, California

Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach 2017

Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach

June 17, 2017

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach Street Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

The Festival of Love 2017

The Festival of Love

June, 2017

San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz, California

Japanese Cultural Fair 2017

Japanese Cultural Fair

June, 2017

Mission Park Plaza , Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Harp Festival 2017

Santa Cruz Harp Festival

June, 2017

Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Juneteenth 2017

Santa Cruz Juneteenth

June, 2017

Laurel Park, 440 Washington St Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Fringe Festival 2017

Santa Cruz Fringe Festival

June, 2017

Tannery Arts Center, Santa Cruz, California

Capitola Rod & Custom Classic Car Show 2017

Capitola Rod & Custom Classic Car Show

June, 2017

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Japanese Cultural Fair 2017

Santa Cruz Japanese Cultural Fair

June, 2017

Mission Plaza Park, 103 Emmett St Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Bonny Doon Art & Wine Festival 2017

Bonny Doon Art & Wine Festival

June, 2017

Bonny Doon Equestrian Park , Santa Cruz, California

David Mayfield Parade 2017

David Mayfield Parade

July, 2017

Crepe Place, Santa Cruz, California

Festival of Compassionate Communication 2017

Festival of Compassionate Communication

July, 2017

First Congregational Church, Santa Cruz, California

California Beer Festival 2017

California Beer Festival

August 10, 2017

Aptos Village Park, 100 Aptos Creek Rd Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Church Steet Fair 2017

Church Steet Fair

August, 2017

Church Street , Santa Cruz, California

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music 2017

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

August, 2017

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium and Other Locations in Santa Cruz, 307 Church Street Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Mole & Mariachi Festival 2017

Santa Cruz Mole & Mariachi Festival

September, 2017

Santa Cruz Mission Adobe State Historic Park, 144 School St Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Boardwalk Beach Blitz 2017

Boardwalk Beach Blitz

September, 2017

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Festival of Colors USA 2017

Festival of Colors USA

September, 2017

San Lorenzo Park, 137 Dakota Avenue Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Sea Glass Festival 2017

Santa Cruz Sea Glass Festival

November, 2017

Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove, 400 Beach St Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook Off & Festival 2018

Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook Off & Festival

February, 2018

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk , Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off & Festival 2018

Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off & Festival

February, 2018

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach St Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Baroque Festival 2018

Santa Cruz Baroque Festival

February, 2018

UCSC Music Center Recital Hall, Santa Cruz, California

LunaFest Film Festival 2018

LunaFest Film Festival

March, 2018

Santa Paula Community Center 530 West Main St. Santa Paula CA, Santa Paula, California

About Festivals in Santa Cruz

Festivals in Santa Cruz are some of the USA’s finest cultural, gastronomic, and artistic experiences. One of the best known Santa Cruz events for film lovers is the Santa Cruz Film Festival. Around 100,000 film enthusiasts make their way to Santa Cruz every year for this unique event. With this festival, expect the unexpected, because films have been known to showcase in very odd locations, including building walls and redwood meadows.

For those who prefer sound over sight, there's no shortage of Santa Cruz music festivals. In terms of music events in Santa Cruz, perhaps the Santa Cruz Music Festival is best known. This event is a non-stop blast of live music from around the world over a 13-hour period. Another live music event in Santa Cruz is the Church Street Fair. Here guests can wander around the street, sample beer, and enjoy diverse musical performances.