Top 5 Events This Week in Santa Cruz County
July 20 - July 22
Big Basin is renowned for its giant redwoods and secluded hiking trails. We'll hike a portion of the "Skyline to the Sea trail" from Waddell Beach to a creekside campsite. The weekend is full of waterfall bathing, redwood-hugging, riverside chilling, and exploring the nooks of this magical park. Detailed itinerary and a full list of gear sent upon registration. Trip leaders reserve the right to change itineraries at any time. Breakfasts, dinners, guided hikes, and permits all included. Bring lunches and personal snacks, personal clothing/gear, and fun games to share. Our expert, friendly guides will be with you every step to help you have a memorable trip!
Rancho Del Oso parking lot
3600 CA-1, Davenport, CA 95017
Treat yourself to an evening of fun and relaxation! Start with a hearty barbecue chicken and steak dinner followed by a leisurely train ride aboard vintage railway cars. The steam train stops atop Bear Mountain to a glowing campfire, hot cider, and musical entertainment. Upon returning to Roaring Camp, hot apple pie and line dancing await you. Get into the swing of things with our line dance instructor Wendy, then two-step the rest of night away under the stars. Vegetarian options available. 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM.
Roaring Camp Railroads
5401 Graham Hill Road, Felton, CA 95018
Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers Association (SCMWA) Passports are a great way to experience the Santa Cruz Mountains wine region. Passport Celebration Days occur four times a year. Passport holders are welcomed into 50+ wineries throughout the region. Visit website for more information and to purchase Passport.
Santa Cruz Mountains, CA
July 21 - July 22
Enjoy live music while wine tasting (with the purchase of a $10.00 Festival Glass) and perusing the art of local talented artists! Food available for purchase. 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
3535 N Main Street, Soquel, CA 95073
The 6-mile, scenic, seaside run from Santa Cruz to Capitola is widely acclaimed as "the best little road race in California." The race is the biggest summer event of its kind on the West Coast, highlighted in running publications, broadcast live on radio, and aired on local cable television. Registration is limited! The race route is lined with fans, bands, and fun! Come to Santa Cruz and cheer them on! Check website for event times.
Race begins at Municipal Wharf
Santa Cruz, CA 95060