Top 5 Events This Week


March 20

Seascape Beach Resort: Wine Wednesdays

You are invited to join us on Wednesdays to enjoy live music, a four flight wine tasting and chef’s special small plated meal. The $25 charge is inclusive of tax and gratuity.

Seascape Beach Resort
1 Seascape Resort Drive
Aptos, CA 95003 United States

831.688.6800 |
May 25

35th Annual Santa Cruz Longboard Club Invitational

West Coast’s oldest, longest-running competitive longboard surfing event, featuring surfers from surf teams up and down the coast. Come view local-shaped custom surfboards, browse local vendor booths and watch the competition from Steamer Lane.

Steamer Lane at Lighthouse Point
700 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

831.420.5270 |
May 25

38th Annual Civil War Battles and Encampment

Travel back in time to the Civil War where encampments of Union and Confederate soldiers re-make history right before your eyes. Experience the sights and sounds of cavalry charges, musket fire and artillery shells in one of the longest-running historic reenactments in the West. Ride an 1880s “iron horse” through an ancient redwood forest and witness skirmishes as the steam train ascends Bear Mountain. Glimpse a soldier’s daily life as he cooks meals over a campfire, cleans his musket and prepares for the day’s campaign. Then chow down on a Chuck Wagon Barbecue and take in the camp. See you at Roaring Camp for this fun family event on Memorial Day Weekend! Steam Train Departures: 11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm. 1 hour and 15 minutes duration. Train Pricing: $37 Adults and $28 Children ages 2-12 years. Advance reservations recommended.

Roaring Camp Railroads
5401 Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA 95018 United States

831.335.4484 |
May 25

Felton Remembers Parade and Covered Bridge Festival

The Parade route starts at the entrance to Henry Cowell Redwoods on Highway 9, and continues into downtown Felton along Highway 9. The route turns right at Graham Hill Road; The parade ends at the Covered Bridge Park on Graham Hill Road. Expect to see Fire Engines, Marching Bands, Horses, Military Veterans, Antique Autos, Military Vehicles, maybe a Tank, (A Tank??). The Covered Bridge Festival is held at the Felton Covered Bridge Park every year right after the parade. The Festival has grown during the past several years into an event which features live music, great food and a beautiful beer garden serving beer and local wine, soft drinks and specialty items. Booths promoting local artists, non-profit organizations, jump houses, and festival games for the kids, are all part of the fun.

Hwy 9 and Covered Bridge Park
Hwy 9 and Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA 95018 United States

May 25

Santa Cruz Wharf Experience

Come learn more about the Monterey Bay, from a vantage point half-mile out to sea, without ever leaving land! The Santa Cruz Wharf extends a half-mile out to sea in a dynamic and truly marine environment. Scientists from the University of California, Santa Cruz utilize this easy access to ocean eco-systems to conduct research in sustainable energy, biological oceanography, harmful algal blooms, and marine mammals. Seymour Center volunteers are available to answer your marine science questions. Look for us near the end of the Wharf.

Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf
21 Municipal Wharf
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

831.420.5725 |