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24th Annual Woodies on the Wharf

Celebrate the Santa Cruz surf lifestyle and classic surf wagons at Woodies on the Wharf. Come see the more than 200 "woodies," gorgeous, pre-1950s cars that feature wood bodies, line the Santa Cruz Wharf. Stroll the Wharf and enjoy dozens of shops and restaurants and stellar coastal views while you soak up the sun and beauty of Northern California's premier woodie show. And its FREE!

This year’s highlights

  • Music, t-shirts, and memorabilia
  • Raffle prize drawings
  • Get your 2018 WOW poster and have it signed by the artist!
  • Polynesian Dance performance
  • Pearson Arrow surfboard display
  • Get a photo crusin’ in the woodie photo booth
  • Challenge your friends to a game of bocce or corn hole
  • Woodies Parade off the Wharf at 3:30

    Getting there:

  • Special Santa Cruz Trolley hours for the event – 9:00am to 8:00pm. Park downtown and take the trolley to the Wharf. Only 25 cents.
  • Ride your bike! FREE Bike Valet on the Wharf.

Presented by Santa Cruz Woodies, Santa Cruz Wharf and City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation. FREE!

Check out this awesome drone video! WOW 2015

POSTER REVEAL - The official 24th Annual Woodies on the Wharf poster!

 2018 WOW Poster

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