Events and Festivals in Santa Cruz

  • Santa Cruz Film Festival: If you are a film enthusiast, this is the festival you should be in. The one-week long Santa Cruz Film Festival celebrates the popular movies in the month of June.
  • Woodies on the Wharf: Held during the time of late June, Woodies on the Wharf is an annual race event that happens on the Santa Cruz Wharf.
  • Santa Cruz Shakespeare: The annual summer festival of Santa Cruz Shakespeare celebrates Shakespeare by recreating his popular plays.
  • Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music: Quoted as the 'new music mecca' by the New York times, this annual festival celebrates the contemporary style of music.
  • Open Studios Art Tour: Held in the first three weekends of the month of October, Open Studios Art Tour involves the artists sharing their imaginative works of art to the public.

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