Memorial Day Weekend Update | Due to COVID-19 related concerns, Santa Cruz beaches will continue to be closed from 11am - 5pm and Shelter-in-Place orders will be enforced. For more details on our beach closures please visit: Santa Cruz Beach Closures 

Classes and Events

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Classes and Programs
The Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Santa Cruz offers classes to City and County residents. An Activity Guide is published and mailed out three times a year containing the upcoming offerings. 

Library Calendar
Santa Cruz City Library Events Calendar. 

Police Ride Along
Take the opportunity to observe the Santa Cruz Police Department at work first-hand. The "Ride-Along" program will allow you to hear and see exactly how situations are handled and to give you better insight to evaluate the quality of your police department personnel.

Special Events Calendar
Calendar of all events happening in the City of Santa Cruz area. And Special Event Permits.