Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation offers a variety of entertaining events throughout the year. Annual favorites include Woodies on the Wharf, Aloha Polynesian Festival and Clam Chowder Cook Off PLUS FREE events for the entire month of July in honor of July Is Parks Make Life Better Month. See our complete list of events below.
Contact the Recreation Event Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (831) 420-5273.
Special Events Permits
Looking for permit information for large, public events? Please visit the City Manager's Special Event Permits page.
|Surf Statue 25th Anniversary||05/27/2017||Not Included|
|Japanese Cultural Fair||06/10/2017 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM||Not Included|
|Juneteenth||06/10/2017 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM||Not Included|
|23rd Annual Woodies on the Wharf||06/24/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM||Not Included|
|Food Trucks - June||06/30/2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Not Included|
|Twilight Lawn Bowling||07/05/2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM||Not Included|
|Walking Adventure Group||07/06/2017 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM||Not Included|
|Free Dry Land Learn to Surf Clinic with Club Ed Surf School||07/07/2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM||Not Included|
|Civic Open House||07/07/2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Not Included|
|Teen Glow-in-the-Dark Beach Volleyball||07/07/2017 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM||Not Included|
|Intro to Dryland Stand Up Paddle Clinic with Club Ed Surf School||07/09/2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM||Not Included|
|FREE Rec Swim Day at Harvey West Pool||07/09/2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Not Included|
|Ping Pong Club - FREE Week!||-||Not Included|
|Pogonip - Rincon/Spring Box Trail with Santa Cruz Park Rangers||07/15/2017||Not Included|
|Downtown Significant Tree Walk||07/15/2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Not Included|
|Tennis Clinics||07/15/2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM||Not Included|
|Crazy Carnival Fun||07/15/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Not Included|
|Food Trucks - July||07/28/2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Not Included|
|Food Trucks - August||08/18/2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Not Included|
|25th Annual Polynesian Festival & Aloha Outrigger Races||08/20/2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM||Not Included|