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 email@example.com 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.
Japanese Cultural Fair
- Date: 06/10/2017 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Location: Mission Plaza
103 Emmett Street
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Mission Plaza overflows with the celebration of Japanese music, traditional dance, food and crafts at this popular annual festival. Powerful drummers, the San Francisco Taiko Dojo thrill the audience, along with storytellers, martial arts demonstrations and healing arts vendors. Sushi, noodles and green tea ice cream are always favorites. For more info call Chieko Yoshikawa 831-462-4589. FREE!