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Clam Chowder Cook Off 2019 logo

38th Annual Clam Chowder Cook-off - February 23-24, 2019
Registration Open!

Contact the Recreation Event Office at 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.

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Summer Activity Fun Fair

  • Date: 03/23/2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Civic Auditorium
    307 Church Street
    Santa Cruz, California 95060
  • Introduction: Discover summer fun at the FREE Activity Fun Fair. Let Parks and Recreation help you plan a fantastic summer for the entire family!


Discover summer fun at the FREE Summer Activity Fun Fair - Saturday, March 23, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. The fair is an opportunity to learn about Parks and Recreation's summer programs and to ask questions prior to summer registration on Saturday, April 13. Meet summer camp leaders, junior guard and class instructors. Play in our pop up park complete with bounce houses and food trucks. Participate in hands-on activities. Ensure your Parks and Recreation account is up-to-date and ready to roll for "Super Saturday" registration. Enter a raffle drawing for some great prizes. FREE!

 Let Parks and Recreation help you plan a fantastic summer for the entire family!

Hands-on Activities
Pop Up Park
Bounce Houses
Food Trucks
Check your account
and MORE!
Meet:  Play:

Santa Cruz Junior Guard Instructors
Parks and Rec Camp Leaders
Kids Love Soccer
World Cup Soccer
Camp SUP
Play Well
Adam Reber - Skate-of-Art
Jordan Richter - Create-A-Skate
Mike Laird - Martial Arts
Garth Taylor - Kids Jiu Jitsu
Mark Brewer - Volleyball
Kendra Dosenback - Art Workshop
Daniel Lyra - Dark Chocolate Makers
Alexandra Grundler - Dance 
Capoeira instructors 


City build with Play Well
Soccer Shooting Wall
Martial Arts Tricks
Dance Moves
Music Shakers
Calligraphy, Brush Pens, and Block Printing
Bounce Houses
Pop Up Playground

Rogue Pye
El Buen Taco
Aunt Lali's 


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