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CANCELLED: Summer Activity Fun "Street" Fair

Kids Take Over Downtown!

  • Date: 03/21/2020 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM  
  • Location: Civic Auditorium
    307 Church Street
    Santa Cruz, California 95060
  • Introduction: Get a taste of summer at the FREE Activity Fun "Street" Fair. Let Parks and Recreation help you plan a fantastic summer for the entire family!

Cancelled as of 03/12/2020.

The Summer Activity Guide is available online. See all the camps, classes and programs available this summer.

Scholarship are available based on a variety of factors including number of applicants, program costs, financial need and others factors. Applications are due Friday, April 3 by 5:00pm. For scholarship application forms and more information visit


Let Parks and Recreation help you plan a fantastic summer for entire family at the Summer Activity Fun "Street" Fair - Saturday, March 21, 12:00 - 4:00 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 opening Saturday, April 11. Ensure your Parks and Recreation account is up-to-date and ready to roll for "Super Saturday" registration. 


  • Meet summer camp leaders, junior guard and class instructors 
  • Hands-on activities for kids and adults
  • Play in our pop up park complete with bounce houses and food trucks
  • Enter a raffle drawing for some great prizes  

Celebrate the Civic's 80th Anniversary

  • Shoot hoops on the Civic Court
  • Bring your roller skates for a turn around the Civic "Roller Rink"


Santa Cruz Junior Guard Instructors
Santa Cruz Parks and Rec Camp Leaders
Play Well LEGO Camps
World Cup Soccer
Adam Reber - Skate-of-Art
Liz Fowler - Volleyball
Liz Fowler - Science Camps


Presented by City of Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. Sponsored by Good Times.

The fun doesn't stop there! Be sure to head down to Cooper St & Pacific Ave for Kids' Day Downtown. Enjoy a host of drop-in activities, demonstrations and live performances. Plus, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History will be offering kids 15 and under free admission all day long.

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