Santa Cruz County showcases an array of talent through its art galleries, museums, festivals, and outdoor theater performances. Premiere cultural events like Open Studios, Santa Cruz Shakespeare, the Scotts Valley Art & Wine, the Capitola Art & Wine Festival, Capitola Twilight Concerts, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, the Santa Cruz Film Festival and others draw visitors to this vibrant, eclectic area. Discover Santa Cruz County's countless cultural events and venues offering live music, outdoor theater and more! Read more...
Touch a shark, marvel at a whale of a skeleton, dive into the latest discoveries in ocean science. Exhibits, aquarium, daily tours, touch pools & Ocean Discovery Shop. Come explore your ocean!
Museum, exhibits, and equipment representing history of agriculture on the Central Coast. 2nd Saturday on the Farm features a different and fun activity for children the 2nd Saturday of each month. See our website for details or call to visit by appointment.
Check out this behind the scenes look at an Open Studios artist