Venues

Iveta Cafe

Far Westside- 2125 Delaware Ave. Outdoor Cafe, Beer & Wine Santa Cruz

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418 Project

418 Front Street Santa Cruz The 418 Project is a hub for social, ethnic and concert dance. The 418 Project provides professionally equipped, affordable space along with artistic and technical support to performing artists at all levels. We promote personal and artistic growth by hosting classes, jams, rehearsals and events and serve as an incubator [...]

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Aerial Arts Santa Cruz

2801 Mission St. Extension, Suite 2855 Santa Cruz Aerial Arts Santa Cruz is the only aerial and pole studio offering elite training to Santa Cruz and its surrounding cities. We welcome and encourage all students, whether interested in taking an introductory class or advanced program to prepare for a Cirque du Soleil audition, to train in our [...]

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Agency

1519 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz Agency, located in downtown Santa Cruz, features “great stuff for great spaces.” Agency carries contemporary home goods and lifestyle accessories such as table top items, small scale furniture, clocks, linens, lighting and more. Agency features a monthly First Friday Artist and several locally made furniture lines. Agency is the second store [...]

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Apricity Gallery

1060 River St, studio #104 Santa Cruz Apricity Gallery is a place designated, not only for the making of art, but also to invite the larger community to participate through classes, gallery openings, and the ongoing accessibility for the public to witness and share the process. Apricity hosts unique events with artists and musicians from the [...]

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Art Loft

1319 Pacific Avenue, second floor Santa Cruz  The Art Loft Santa Cruz will be hosting “Faces of Santa Cruz County,” a free, night event with live music, food and non-alcoholic drinks. This First Friday Art Tour show will feature large scale portraits of a variety of Santa Cruz County residents, including local public figures and people [...]

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Artisans Gallery

1368 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Artisans carries a wide selection of the best of American made items, including the work of many local artists. Artisans features jewelry, (including wedding bands), artwork, glass, ceramics, metal work, woodworking, housewares, cards, candles and bath products. One room is devoted to Artisans kids—toys, games and accessories. The items found [...]

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BARE

738 Chestnut Street Santa Cruz Bare salon includes services of waxing, skin care and massage.

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Berdels

1233 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz “Berdels is so dang cool,” as mentioned by Kelly Slater’s friend earlier this year.   Berdels is a new men’s clothing store / skate shop located on the corner of Pacific Ave. and Walnut Ave.  There is also some girls stuff here too.  Berdels is a California beach lifestyle store [...]

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Black Pearl Electric Tattoo and Fine Art

3911 Portola Ave Santa cruz Black Pearl Electric Tattoo and Fine Art is a tattoo shop specializing in al styles of tattooing and body piercing. We are also an art gallery with an ever changing display of art for sale. 

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Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz

543 Center Street Santa Cruz The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz is one of thousands of Clubs across the country joining in a search to identify talented young artists. n the Club’s 1st First Friday event, art created by the Club members will be on display. Winning pieces will be send to the [...]

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Branciforte Public Library

230 Gault Street Santa Cruz Since early in the 20th century there has been a library on the east side of Santa Cruz. At first it was in the Seabright area, but in 1913 the city obtained Carnegie funds to build a new facility and it was decided to build the new library in the [...]

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Buttercup Cakes & Farm House Frosting

109 Locust Street Santa Cruz Buttercup Cakes creates the quintessential Santa Cruz cupcake, cakes and desserts using local, seasonal and organic ingredients. Tucked away on Locust Street, this tiny shop offers a vast array of flavor choices including vegan and gluten free options. 

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Calvary Episcopal Church

532 Center Street Santa Cruz Describe your venue here

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Cameron Marks

Cameron Marks 402 Ingalls st Santa Cruz Cameron Marks is an upscaled botique, featuring modern homewares, clothing, jewelry and mens wear.  Located in the Swift St. ‘mall’ that includeds Kellys Bakery, West End Kitchen, ilumine, and wine tasting rooms.  

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Cameron Marks

402 Ingalls Street Santa Cruz Cameron Marks is a wonderful boutique full of homewares, clothing and jewelry.

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Camouflage

1329 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz Welcome to Camouflage, located in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz, California since 1980. Camouflage offers a variety of fine lingerie, sexy clothing, and adult products. We strive to create a fun and comfortable place to shop, with a friendly and well-educated staff. When you are in Santa Cruz , please stop [...]

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Capitola

504 Bay Ave. Capitola Please join us at Gayle’s Bakery on Friday May 1st from 5:00 to 7:00 for the opening of “Sweet Dreams” with Erin Gafill.Many of these works were created especially for this show: still lifes of sweet treats from the bakery – cheesecake with cherries, buttery croissants, chocolate eclairs, and flower-shaped cookies.. Other [...]

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Capitola Veterinary Hospital

1220 41st Ave STE H Capitola Capitola Veterinary Hospital is a full service veterinary facillity serving Santa Cruz County. We focus on providing excellent client service in a professional but friendly environment while offering state of the art medical care for pets. AS part of our mission to support community we will display the work [...]

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Center Street Grill

1001 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA Center Street Grill welcomes you to lunch and dinner, and Weekend Brunch. Come in your High Heels or flip- flops.  We have something for everyone. We offer a full bar, California cusine salads, pasta, seafood, burgers, pizzas, and some delicious desserts.  We have an outdoor patio and indoor dining for [...]

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Central Avenue

Highway 9 Boulder Creek Join us for a night of holiday mingling, fine art, and live music along Central Avenue!  Viscosity Art Glass, 13158 Central Ave, www.viscositystudio.com, 206-669-1955 lille æske, www.lilleaeske.com Foundre, 13026 Central Ave www.thefoundre.com 831-703-4692 Art Lab,13124 Central Ave, facebook.com/bouldercreekartlab, 831-227-3311

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Chaminade Resort and Spa

1 Chaminade Lane Santa Cruz

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Click Click Bang

808 41st Avenue Santa Cruz Click Click Bang Salon & Gallery was opened by Emily Legge in November 2013. With a love for design, and the arts: Legge is committed to bringing the best of the best to Click Click Bang. 

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Cosmic

115 Cooper Street Santa Cruz Design by Cosmic We’re a strategically small and focused crew of design geeks interested in cutting-edge technology. If it’s experimental & innovative, we want to check it out.   We’ve built a culture around living and working in an inspiring place. Santa Cruz is “California à la carte.” It’s got [...]

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Cruzio Internet Presents

877 Cedar St, Suite 150 Santa Cruz CRUZIOWORKS CELEBRATES COMMUNITY WITH 5TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE EXTRAVAGANZA On Friday November 6th get ready for a First Friday party as Cruzio and our Works members celebrate with another Open House Extravaganza. We’re kind of renowned for throwing wild parties and this year’s looks like it’ll once again [...]

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Downtown Branch Library

224 Church Street Santa Cruz The Downtown Branch Library is the largest branch of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries system.  It has two floors and displays art on both floors in all public areas.  The Branch is open seven days a week and hosts many meetings and events while also offering traditional library services.

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Duck Island Stage in San Lorenzo Park

137 Dakota Streeet Santa Cruz This a 4-part event, starting with the concert at Noon on Duck Island Stage in San Lorenzo Park, continues with a musical and sing-a-long procession over the San Lorenzo River footbridge, followed by a second performance by the Grammy-nominated William Winant Percussion Group in Abbot Square, next tot he Museum [...]

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Encompass Community Services

716 Ocean St. (upstairs) Santa Cruz We are located near the corner of Water St and Ocean St., directly next to the Chase Bank, and across from the County Court House, The event will be held in our upstairs Board Room. Follow the signs. There is parking available in our lot (in spots marked Alto), on [...]

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Faust Salon & Spa

765 Cedar St Santa Cruz The Ladies of Faust Salon & Spa Would like to invite you to come out and Celebrate the Beautiful Photography of Sylvia Valentine Join us on Friday 6th,2013 6pm to 9pm Faust Salon & Spa 765 Cedar St Santa Cruz, Ca 95060 All are welcome for Food and Beverages The [...]

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Felix Kulpa Gallery & Sculpture Garden

107 Elm Street Santa Cruz The FELIX KULPA GALLERY’s address is: 107 Elm Street, Santa Cruz, California. The Gallery is located right behind STREETLIGHT RECORDS on Pacific Avenue, directly across from the METRO BUS STATION. The Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 noon until 5PM. For Appointments or information call Gallery Director Robbie Schoen [...]

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Felix Kulpa II Art Gallery

209 Laurel Street Santa Cruz  Felix Kulpa II Art Gallery at 209 Laurel Street.

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First Friday Felton Art Walk

Shops along Hwy. 9 Downtown Felton. 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm., Shops along Hwy. 9 Downtown Felton. Each image posted is of a different downtown Felton venue hosting local art. Featuring artists for Friday February 5th., 2016: Brandy Flores, mixed media jewelry, at: Mountain Spirit, 6299 hwy. 9 – Sasha Neese, acrylic paintings on wood panels [...]

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Food Lounge

1001 Center Street, Suite 1 Downtown Santa Cruz Food Lounge, new to downtown Santa Cruz, is a dynamic community-minded event venue focused on local food, art and entertainment. Owned by three woman entrepreneurs, Food Lounge profles rotating flash dinners, guest chefs, classes and local beer, wine and spirits. The Food Lounge incubator kitchen is home [...]

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Friday Realty

1040 41st Avenue Santa Cruz Friday Realty is a locally owned boutique real estate company assisting clients in Santa Cruz and the surrounding coastal communities along the Monterey Bay.  We work in, live and love giving back to our community. Our focus is on you, our process is elegant and we look forward to working [...]

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FRIDAY REALTY

1040 41st Ave Santa Cruz Friday Realty Is Santa Cruz’s boutique real estate company located at 1040 41st Avenue in Pleasure Point.

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Fusion Salon and Spa

1051 41st Ave. Santa Cruz Fusion Salon and Spa is a full service salon located in Pleasure Point. Enjoy our featured local artist and meet our friendly staff of experts in hair, skin care and nails.

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Garimo’s Real Soap Studio & Gallery

6225 Hwy. 9 Felton Organic Soap making workshop & classroom. Offering retail organic soaps of ethical and sustainable ingredients – meaning no rainforests or wildlife habitats were harmed during the production of the ingredients Garimo uses in his soaps. Also in the workshop is a classroom and gallery space for soap making classes and hosting [...]

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Gayle’s Bakery & Rosticceria

504 Bay Avenue Capitola In 1978, Gayle & Joe Ortiz decided to open a small bakery nestled above the quaint little village of Capitola, California.  It began with 800 square feet and they served 10 items. Five years later, the Rosticceria, an Italian deli with a beautiful rotisserie was added. Today, Gayle’s is a thriving [...]

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Go Ask Alice (formerly known as The Happy Herb Shop)

1125 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Come into Go Ask Alice (formerly known as The Happy Herb Shop) and check out our great selection of herbs, tinctures, smoking blends, and essential oils! Browse the colorful variety of clothing, tapestries, and so much more! Enjoy a sample of our complementary damiana tea, or relax and read our [...]

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Good Times & SantaCruz.com

1101 Pacific Ave. Suite 320 Santa Cruz The office of Good Times and SantaCruz.com in University Town Center. Enter from the parking lot at the back of the building off of Cathcart Street. 

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GREENSPACE

719 Swift Street, 56-A Santa Cruz Greenspace is an eco-friendly home decor showroom located off of Swift Street on the westside. (Across from Kelly’s Bakery)

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HealthMarkets

505-A River St Santa Cruz We’re having our insurance agency offices double as exhibition space for local artists. We intend to have the shows change monthly and use First Friday as an opening event. For the month of March our artists are Jeff November, Wayne Adachi, and Beville.

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Hoffman’s Downtown

1102 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz Been to Hoffman’s lately?  Drop in for a peek at our featured artist over quick round, or an intimate dinner!  Recently remodeled by professionals from the Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible”, Hoffman’s celebrates California style cuisine with items ranging from fresh seafood, vegetarian appetizers, along with healthy and hearty entrees, all at affordable prices.  Hoffman’s also offers our [...]

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Home/Work

765 Cedar Street, Ste 103 Santa Cruz Located in downtown Santa Cruz, Home/Work offers a selection of finely curated vintage furniture and décor, along with new, small-batch goods made by folks from around the United States. The shop’s aesthetic is clean and modern, while keeping things approachable and fun. We even have a train table to keep [...]

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Inspire Salon

1220 41st Ave. suite C Capitola Inspire Salon was established in 2012 by Owner Jessica Garcia. Jessica’s vision when opening the salon was to have an establishment that all her favorite stylist could come build their business in an inspring enviroment. The Inspire Team is a collection of stylists who are always striving to stay [...]

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