Venues

Iveta Cafe

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

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17th Avenue Studios

980 17th Avenue Santa Cruz 17th Avenue Studios is home to over 60 artists who are accomplished painters, printmakers, potters, wood carvers, glass artists, illustrators, assemblage, mixed media and wax artists in the unincorporated neighborhood of live oak.17th Avenue has become a popular stop on the annual Open Studios Art Tour and hosts numerous studio shows [...]

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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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Addie Rementer Studio

2801 Mission st. Santa Cruz Located in the Wrigley Building on the westside, the studio of Addie Rementer will feature the mixed media paintings of Addie Rementer and other mixed media artists from the area. It’s a lovely new space in the same building as the R. Blitzer Gallery. Please stop by and check out [...]

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Aerial Arts Santa Cruz

2801 Mission Extension Santa Cruz Aerial Arts Santa Cruz is a place to explore and experiment in aerial and land movement within a fun and safe environment. Through quality instruction from professional circus and dance performers and teachers, students can watch their wildest dreams come true. Aerial Arts Santa Cruz offers aerial dance, fitness, circus [...]

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Agile Monkey Pilates Studio

121 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz Agile Monkey is a fully equipped downtown Santa Cruz Pilates studio. We were honored to be awared the “Best Pilates Studio” designation and are excited to celebrate the continued growth of community. We offer private instruction to accommodate all needs and budgets, as well as a dynamic class schedule. Visit us [...]

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Allterra Solar

207 McPherson St. suite B Santa Cruz Located on Santa Cruz’s West End, Allterra Solar and Environmental’s newly rennovated office is an ideal location for any type of event from fundraisers and monthly organizational meetings to mixers and film screenings.  The open floor plan, re-purposed wood paneling, and extenisve wall space suits artists of all [...]

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Annieglass

110 Cooper Street, Suite 100F Santa Cruz Annieglass is a locally owned business specializing in fine tableware and gifts for the home. A proud supporter of local industry, all Annieglass is made in Watsonville, CA. 2013 commemorates Ann Morhauser’s 30th year, supplying quality, handcrafted art for the table.  

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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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Aquarius Restaurant and Lounge

175 West Cliff Drive Santa Cruz Aquarius Restaurant and Lounge at the Santa Cruz Dream Inn 175 West Cliff Drive Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831.460.5012

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Art duJour & 7 SquidRow

7 Squid Row@Union Street Santa Cruz Art du Jour.org  Be Great. Create.      7squidrow.com     7Squid Row@Union St. Santa Cruz.  831-239-0654.   artdujour.org

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Art Loft

1319 Pacific Avenue, second floor Santa Cruz  Art Loft presents “Local Scenes” a group show, featuring the work of Shmuel Thaler, Patrick Woodman, Barbara Bailey Porter, Wayne Adachi and Karen Toole.1319 Pacific Avenue, 2nd floor 

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Art Research Office

285 Water Street, Unit B Santa Cruz Finding new artists, pairing collectors with new pieces, creating and producing new works, and providing professional installation services. Exploring how individual artworkaffects the world around it. And being consistently passionate, loving, and consumed in doing so.

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Arteak Interiors

1130 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz We are Santa Cruz’s best destination for beautiful handcrafted home furnishings and accessories. Our solid, tropical hardwood treasures from South East Asia are unique enhancements to your life and home. Visit our expansive showroom for an always changing assortment of tables, armoires, dining chairs, day beds, storage solutions, and accessories [...]

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Artisans Gallery

1368 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Artisans Gallery features American made items with an emphasis on local artists. We carry wall art, jewelry, glass, ceramics, metal work, woodworking, cards, candles, kids items, bath products and more.

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Azhar Hair Design

507 Cedar Street Santa Cruz Azhar means to blossom and grow and since Azhar Hair Design’s inception in 2001 we have done just that.”We” began with Julie and Karen, stylist/co-owners who were determined to create a warm, welcoming environment with talented, friendly stylists.  “We” are now 5 multi-talented, friendly stylists, offering Santa Cruz contemporary, imaginative [...]

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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 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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Cafe Gratitude Santa Cruz

103 Lincoln Street Santa Cruz “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates Celebrating almost 2 years now in downtown Santa Cruz, Cafe Gratitude is a completely organic and vegan establishment that relies on local farming and community to complement it’s “from scratch” kitchen.  We strive to create a menu and [...]

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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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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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Chaminade Resort and Spa

1 Chaminade Lane Santa Cruz

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Chefworks

1527 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Chefworks, the premier cooking store in Santa Cruz County, is proud to participate in First Friday.  Established in 1996, Chefworks carries a wide selection of quality goods for the kitchen and dining room.

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Claraty Arts

1725 Sebright Ave Santa Cruz Claraty Arts is a studio and gallery collective where artists with developmental disabilities create, exhibit, and sell their artwork.

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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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Cruzioworks

877 Cedar St, Suite 150 Santa Cruz The communications hub of Santa Cruz is Cruzio Internet, and the center of Cruzio’s network is a beautiful renovated building that’s perfect for high-tech events and showcases of local talent, from entrepreneurs to artists. Located downtown near every possible convenience (restaurants, shopping, transportation…), by day Cruzioworks is a coworking and colocation facility where [...]

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Digital Signage Factory

2825 Mission Street Santa Cruz Digital Signage Factory is a local team of media integration and messaging specialists. We design and install communication and advertising tools that range from small TVs to large high definition video walls, touch screens and projectors. Digital signs engage customers by integrating your message with stunning images and motion graphics that inform, explain [...]

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Diversity Center

1117 Soquel Avenue Santa Cruz See the map to our center for directions. Serving the Santa Cruz county Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Questioning Community of Santa Cruz County. We serve our community in various ways. First of all, we provide safe space for visitors. Each week, many visitors come through our door. Everyone who enters [...]

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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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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

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First Friday Felton Art Walk

Shops along Hwy. 9 Downtown Felton. – First Friday Felton Art Walk is a collection of centrally located shops downtown Felton hosting artists and craftspeople. Hosting shops and businesses will be having artist reception and viewing from 6pm to 9pm. the First Friday of each month.  For Friday May 2, 2014.  Katie Fitzgerald, plaster relief [...]

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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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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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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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jewels On Pacific

1533 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Please join us November First Friday to view new jewelry collections by Anne and Rick Baker, Angela Blessing, and Aurora B.  We will also be featuring jewelry and spiritual art by Jeff Molno, formerly of Sacred Beads and Jewelry Gallery, Michelle Shaw and Jim Curas, as well as wearable art [...]

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Johnny’s Barbershop

247 Tescony St Santa Cruz If you want to get a haircut and a shave in a relaxed atmosphere among good people, you’ll enjoy your time at Johnny’s Barbershop in Santa Cruz, CA. With our professional staff, you will leave our barbershop feeling great, and looking even better!

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Kuumbwa Jazz

320 Cedar Street Santa Cruz Since 1975, Kuumbwa Jazz has grown from its small beginnings to one of the most highly respected jazz-presenting institutions in the country, attracting artists of national and international renown. Weekly concerts featuring jazz, world music and beyond are presented in an intimate 200-seat theatre. Dinner served one-hour before Kuumbwa produced [...]

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L’Atelier Salon

114 Pearl Alley Santa Cruz L’Atelier (definition: artist’s studio/workshop) offers all the ambiance and inspiration of a stylish artist’s loft. Featuring highly trained stylists, floor to ceiling windows and the craftsmanship of local artisans, the salon provides cutting-edge hair styling in a modern, luminous, creative gallery. Tucked away in Pearl Alley, L’Atelier “feels like a [...]

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Le Salon Cruz @ The Swift Street Courtyard

402 Ingalls St. Suite 8 Santa Cruz In the Westside’s Swift Street Courtyard, Le Salon Cruz is Santa Cruz County’s premiere salon. Combining the very best in ambience and personalized attention, Le Salon Cruz provides our clients with a truly unique salon experience. Surrounded by rich, soothing colors, natural light and a talented, experienced team [...]

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Louden Nelson Community Center

301 Center Street Santa Cruz The Center’s mission is to seek a balance between social, recreational and cultural services to the diverse communities of Santa Cruz. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment accessible to all.

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Lulu’s Cafe at the Octagon (Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History)

118 Cooper Street Santa Cruz Lului’s Cafe at the Octagon is a charming downtown Santa Cruz cafe located in front of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History. Stop by for an unbeatable cup of tea or an expresso drink and enjoy the regular art exhibitions sponsored by the museum. Regular hours are from [...]

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Lumin

1013 Cedar St. Santa Cruz LUMIN “a particle of light” is the home of Santa Cruz Creatives Rana Satori Stewart (fashion design), Margot Leom (fashion design), Leslie Benson (paper and leather art), and Kat Kim (graphic design). Each woman contributes her creative and artistic energy to the whole and to each other. “Lumin is not just [...]

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Made In Santa Cruz

57 Municipal Wharf Santa Cruz Made In Santa Cruz is located near the end of the Santa Cruz Wharf. We showcase a collection of art from over 100 local Santa Cruz County businesses and artists of which celebrate our wonderful coastal culture. We’ve been locally owned for over 17 years!

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MakersFactory

877 Cedar Ste Ste 122 Santa Cruz MakersFactory LLC (MFY) is a Santa Cruz resource for those who want to develop technical skills and processes that combine the features of being locally based, widely relevant, and technologically advanced. MFY does this by offering both hands-on teaching and hands-off professional 3D services. In both cases the [...]

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