19TH ANNUAL WOODIES ON THE WHARF
Saturday, June 22, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Santa Cruz Wharf
The scenic Santa Cruz Wharf is the perfect setting for a celebration of the surf spirit and classic surf wagons. More than 200 pre-1950s "woodies" line the wharf. Music, T-shirts, memorabilia and prize drawings will add to the fun. Presented by the Santa Cruz Woodies, Wharf Association and the City of Santa Cruz. Free bike valet. Call 831-420-5273 or email. Cost: FREE
38TH ANNUAL ROUGHWATER SWIM
Saturday, August 3, 2013
This one-mile swim around the Santa Cruz Wharf attracts ocean swimmers from all over Northern California! The Roughwater Swim is co-sponsored by the Santa Cruz City Surf Lifesaving Association and sanctioned by United States Swimming and Pacific Masters Swimming. Information available at www.pacificmasters.org, Lifeguard Headquarters on the Wharf or at the Parks and Recreation Office, 323 Church Street in Santa Cruz. Sign up online at www.clubassistant.com. Call 831-420-5270.
ENTER A TEAM IN THE ALOHA CELEBRITY RACES!
These short-course outrigger races set for Sunday, August 18 at the Santa Cruz Wharf are designed especially for new or novice paddlers. You provide four people and we will provide a stroker, steersperson, canoe and instruction to start you racing. The $100.00 entry fee ($120.00 after August 1) includes 4 T-shirts. 1st through 3rd place teams will receive awards. Proceeds benefit the Pu Pu O'Hawaii Outrigger Canoe Club. Entry forms are available in the Parks and Recreation Office, 323 Church Street. Applications for booth space at the Polynesian Festival are also available for vendors, exhibitors, Polynesian cultural groups and ocean-related organizations. Check out the wharf website at www.santacruzwharf.com or call 831-420-5273.
21ST ANNUAL ALOHA CELEBRITY RACES & POLYNESIAN FESTIVAL
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Races start 9:00 a.m.
Festival starts 11:00 a.m.
Santa Cruz Wharf
Celebrate the aloha spirit on Sunday, August 18 at the Santa Cruz Wharf at the 21st annual Aloha Outrigger Races and Polynesian Festival. At 9:00 a.m. the action starts in the water, with a series of outrigger canoe races, designed for first-time paddlers. Check-in is at 8:00 a.m. and awards at 1:30 p.m. It’s a lot of fun – check out this video clip from 2010: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPc1AWtk6VE. The free festival, featuring dance, Polynesian culture and crafts, takes place 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sponsors include: Pu Pu O’Hawaii Outrigger Club, the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department, O’Neill, the Northern California Outrigger Association, KPIG 107.5 and Santa Cruz Weekly. For more information, call 831-420-5273 or visit www.santacruzwharf.com.
TRICK-OR-TREAT ON THE WHARF
Thursday, October 31, 2013
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Santa Cruz Wharf
Little witches, goblins, and ghosts and their parents can enjoy safe and sane trick-or-treating at wharf businesses. Call 831-420-5273 or email. Cost: FREE
ATTENTION CHOWDER CHEFS!
Dig out your favorite Boston and/or Manhattan clam chowder recipes for the 33rd Annual Clam Chowder Cook-Off, Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The two divisions are Individual and Professional. Winners will have a chance to win round-trip tickets courtesy of Continental Airlines and cash prizes. Trophies are awarded to first place winners in each division as well as for “Most Original” and “Most Tasted.” Take a look at last year's entry form and event day program for an idea of the event. Entry fees include two T-shirts per team if registered by Friday, January 17, 2014. Call 831-420-5273 or email.
Professional (Restaurants, Caterers, Food Service) $75.00