Venues

L’Atelier Salon

114 Pearl Alley Santa Cruz With two open stories and high ceilings, the architecture affords ventilation and an airy, bright working space. L’Atelier was designed and fabricated by local artisans—from the stunning front desk to the rotating art on the salon’s walls—and provisioned by local vendors—from the low VOC paints to the sustainably harvested cork [...]

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Botanic and Luxe

701A Front Street Santa Cruz Hi there! Botanic and Luxe is a new Lifestyle store carrying home goods, gifts, and indoor botanicals. It is located at 701 A Front Street in downtown Santa Cruz, across from Trader Joe’s in the breezeway to El Palomar and Santa Cruz Coffee Roasters. The style has a touch of [...]

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Wargin Wines Soquel

5015 Soquel Drive Soquel Our quaint little tasting room is a former antique store (and possibly hobbit home..) We are a family owned and operated boutique winery, with a winemaker born and raised in Soquel CA. Enjoy our patio overlooking the little white church and award winning wines. 

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Arts Council at O’Neill’s Surf Shop

110 Cooper Street, #100D Santa Cruz Skateboard Art Decks on display in the front window at O’Neill’s Surf Shop!

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Fish Princess Farm

109 Locust Street Santa Cruz Featuring locally made Bath & Body Porducts using small-batch, farm sourced ingredients.  Locally made art and edibles. Fish Princess Farm Copper Moon Apothecary Deerhaven Farm Blossoms Farm Friend in Cheeses Ashby Chocolates Iveta Gourmet Laguna Creek Farm Jessica Vaughan Bonny Doon Garden Company

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Go Ask Alice

1125 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Go Ask Alice has a great selection of herbs, tapestries, clothing for men and women, incense, jewelry and so much more. We are your One Stop Hippie Shop! Jack Welsh will be playing music for our June 1st Friday

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Rosie McCann’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

1220 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz Cead Mile Failte! – 100,000 Welcomes! This is not just a slogan at Rosie McCann’s, it is our mission Statement! Throughout the world today, the quintessential image of an Irish Pub, whether it be in Dublin, Santa Row or Santa Cruz, is a neighborhood place where people gather to share [...]

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Ann Baldwin May Art Quilts

1001 Center Street #4 Santa Cruz Come to the Art Center of Santa Cruz and help me celebrate the opening of my new art quilt studio and gallery. I will be highlighting Abrazos Del Alma/Hugs from the Heart, my Mexican inspired art quilts. They were a special exhibition last October at the Pacific International Quilt [...]

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Santa Cruz Zen Center

115 School Street Santa Cruz The Santa Cruz Zen Center offers mediation, classes, and workshops. The Zen and Art program includes artists that are members of the sangha. During the summer months, SCZC will host santha artists in the garden and patio at 115 School Street.

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Lulu’s at the Octagon

118 Cooper Street Santa Cruz The Octagon was built in 1882 as the Hall of Records of Santa Cruz County, which it did till 1968, after which it became variously, a condemned building, a museum and a gift shop. Today, it is Lulu’s at the Octagon coffee shop and in conjunction with the Santa Museum [...]

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Cornucopia Real Estate

1001 Center Street, Suite 5 Santa Cruz Judy Ziegler Broker/Owner of Cornucopia Real Estate, Suite 5 in the Santa Cruz Art Center

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The Pocket

3102 Portola Drive Santa Cruz The Pocket features the finest local and touring acts– blues, roots, funk, soul and Americana.  The Pocket is a throwback, an intimate, eclectic, gussied up juke joint where the beer is always cold and the music never disappoints, that special kind of place where the spirit of cool resides.    FINE ART,… …COLD BEER, GREAT [...]

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Arrow Beauty Bar

2027 N Pacifc Ave Santa Cruz It is all about the style at Arrow Beauty Bar Nothing radiates confidence and inner beauty like an exceptional haircut, vibrant color and state the art extensions. Pamper yourself with natural gel nails and toes or stand out with custom nail sets. We aim to give our clients head [...]

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Nut Kreations

104 Lincoln St Santa Cruz Nut Kreations is a one of a kind nut, fruit, chocolate and edbile gift store located in downtown Santa Cruz. With over 120 products to choose from, we have everyone’s taste buds covered!

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Satellite Flexible Workspace & Digital Media Center

325 Soquel Ave SANTA CRUZ Live trees and a beautiful living wall make visiting our coworking and digital media center like a walk in the park.  But there’s more to this sunny, indoor garden than meets the eye. Hidden behind the weathered barn wood walls is a digital media creative space featuring a television studio, edit suites [...]

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Leom Designs aka LUMIN

1013 Cedar Street Santa Cruz Leom Designs AKA Lumin is a sweet lil store in downtown Santa Cruz filled with unique clothing designed by the local artist Margot Leom. But it is more than a store. It is a hub for voice coaching, a class room for arts, an art studio… a home to the [...]

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The Treehouse

108 Locust St, suite C Santa Cruz The Treehouse is downtown Santa Cruz’s center for healing and the arts. We have professional craniosacral therapy, massage therapy, coaching, Thai massage, and aesthetics available to help soothe your mind, body, and spirit. At the Treehouse we believe that the creation and appreciation of art is part of [...]

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So Fresh Clothing

911 Cedar Street Santa Cruz So Fresh Clothing is a men’s boutique located in Downtown Santa Cruz since 2007.

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SANTA CRUZ WARRIORS

903 Pacific Avenue, Suite 101 Santa Cruz

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Santa Cruz Yoga

402 Ingalls Street Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Yoga offers over 50 classes weekly from beginner to advanced classes. Our instructors are well-trained and there to share the practice of yoga with you within our beautiful and spacious studio. We look forward to welcoming you to our community! Namaste.

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Leo kids

402 ingalls st no 9 Santa Cruz leo kids is a small toy and gift boutique 

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Rare Bird Salon

227 Cathcart Street Santa Cruz Rare Bird Salon is inspired by Hollywood Regency glamour with a modern twist. The owner, Ashleigh Keller, has been in the industry for 15 years. Rare Bird offers haircuts, color, and special occasion hair. We carry Unite hair care products and offer a variety of jewelry as well. We support [...]

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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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Central Avenue

Highway 9 Boulder Creek Many Boulder Creek businesses including-Lille Aeske, The Foundre, Viscosity Art Glass, Art Lab, Boulder Creek Pizza and Pub, Air & Fire, Hair Hut, Agz Ragz, Old Mountain Inn, Boulder Creek Thrift & Boutique, Coldwell Banker, Love Bites Sweets to Go, Lone Wolf Kenpo Academy, BC Brewery Outpost, Boulder Creek Antiques & [...]

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Resource Center for Nonviolence

612 Ocean St. Santa Cruz The Resource Center for Nonviolence, centrally located at 612 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz, has hosted several high quality exhibits, including civil rights photographs by iconic photojournalist Bob Fitch; a mixed media exhibit by Lucien Kubo, “Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima- Re-thinking Nuclear Power and other artwork about Freedom; “New World Border” [...]

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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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Home/Work

765 Cedar Street Santa Cruz Home/Work offer a selection of finely ckurated vintage furniutre and decor along with new, small-batch goods made by folks from around the Untied States. The shops aesthetic is clean and modern while keeping things approcable and fun. Come celebrate the best in past and present design with us.  

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Surftech Santa Cruz

912 41st Ave Santa Cruz The spacsous Surftech Santa Cruz Showroom is open seven days a week for surfboard demos, direct sales or just to come and take a look at our current quiver of surf, stand up and prone paddleboards. Located right next door to Family Cycling Center on 41st ave, the Surftech Showroom [...]

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Sanctuary Exploration Center

35 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz The Sanctuary Exploration Center! is located just steps away from the ocean and Santa Cruz Wharf, the center features state-of-the art exhibits and interactive displays highlighting Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and its incredible underwater environment. Visitors can explore the sanctuary’s remarkable marine environment as well as their personal role [...]

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University Business Park

2801 Mission St Santa Cruz Westside Santa Cruz spot for business, commerce, community and art. The former Wrigley Building, the largest building in Santa Cruz County at 385,000 square feet, is located in the heart of Santa Cruz’ westside. The building is home to scores of tenants including: The R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz Bicycles,  Life Aid [...]

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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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Jane McKenzie, Financial Advisor, Protected Investors of America

1010 Fair Avenue Suite G Santa Cruz The office of Jane M. McKenzie, Financial Advisor, affiliated with a regional, independent brokerage firm conveniently located on the westside of Santa Cruz near the corner of Fair Avenue and Ingalls Street across from New Leaf Market and Stockwell Cellars. The office is beautifully appointed and unique in [...]

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Inspire Salon

1220 41st Ave . Capitola

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The Pocket

3102 Portola Drive Santa Cruz The Pocket is a throwback, an intimate, eclectic, gussied up juke joint where the beer is always cold and the music never disappoints, that special kind of  place where the spirit of cool resides.  

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Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter

2200 7th Avenue Santa Cruz The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter is an open admission animal shelter that serves our community and its neediest animals. We have a beautiful facility, with caring staff and volunteers , and loads of adorable, and adoptable, animals. Come and visit us soon or check out our website at www.scanimalshelter.org.

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Kaiwa Art and Play Space

185 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz Kaiwa Art and Play Space is a new creative art studio, play space, and gallery for children in Santa Cruz to converse, create, and curate artwork and inventions to share with the community!  This summer, Kaiwa is offering fun and interdisciplinary art camps through which children explore the design thinking [...]

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STS Gallery

805 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz STS Gallery is a lifestyle boutique.  We offer everything from denim, tshirts to headwear and outwear. We bring in some of the best grassroots brands coming out of the US. We host brands such as Publish, FUCT, Durkl, ICNY, CLSC, Rare Panther, Mister, Alife, The Others, Unbranded Denim, Goodworth, Demploi, Suavecito, Field [...]

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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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Inspire Salon

1220 41st Ave Capitola Inspire Salon and Spring Pop-up Event. Abstract and mixed media paintings by Whitney Mitchell Wirtz, plus many other wonderful local makers and artisans. Art exhibits, gifts food, wine, raffles and music. .

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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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Lulu’s @ the Octagon

118 Cooper St. Santa Cruz Lulu Carpenter’s is a community of coffee businesses in lovely Santa Cruz County, California. We operate several coffeehouses, as well as pop-ups at various farmers’ markets, and a full kitchen at our downtown flagship store. We have a long and storied history in the coffee industry, and we are passionate [...]

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Primrose and Lace Lingerie

3657 Portola Dr Santa Cruz Fine lingerie shop located behind Coffeetopia in the drive thru area between Pleasure Point Yoga and Castaways.

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Pacific Cookie Company

1203 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz Pacific Cookie Company is hosting a First Friday event in May featuring Lisa Keenan, food photographer. The show is named “All Walks of Life” featuring all 13 of our cookie varieties styled with a pair of shoes to show that everyone loves cookies from all walks of life. At the [...]

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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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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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