Spectacular artwork

Annual art festivals celebrate the county's creative energy

Clever interpretations

World-class performances of Santa Cruz Shakespeare

Skilled artists

Santa Cruz County inspires an eclectic array of talent

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Arts & Culture

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...

Santa Cruz Diner

Where locals go - seafood, prime rib, & more

Howden Castle

Offers modern amenities in a medieval setting.

Kendall & Potter Property Management

Vacations With A View, deluxe homes and condos.

Mission Inn

53-room Spanish style inn, complimentary breakfast


Open Studios in Santa Cruz

Check out this behind the scenes look at an Open Studios artist




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