Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

400 Beach Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

831.423.5590


Hours of Operation
  • Open daily from Memorial to Labor Day; weekends and holidays during fall, winter and spring.
Type of Activity
  • Beaches
  • Points of Interest
  • Sightseeing
  • Misc. Shopping
  • Shopping Area
  • Heritage
Overview

The admission-free Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a classic seaside amusement park located on a mile of sandy beach. Visitors can enjoy over 40 rides and attractions, games, food and shopping.

Events at the Boardwalk include free Friday Night Bands on the Beach, Movie Nights, Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off and the Chili Cook-Off. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk features the world famous Giant Dipper roller coaster and the historic 1911 Looff Carousel. Coupons, schedules and operating hours can be found on the Boardwalk’s website. Season passes and daily ride wristbands are available.