Venues

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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Allterra Solar

207 McPherson Street Unit B Santa Cruz

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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Bhody

1526 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Bhody is an independently owned fashion retailer specializing in ethically sourced fashion labels and accessories that cater to sustainable and ethical design and manufacturing standards. We at Bhody ensure you receive the highest level of quality when it comes to our merchandise and customer shopping experience. We take pride in what we do and are knowledgeable in […]

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Botanic and Luxe

701A Front Street Santa Cruz Botanic and Luxe is a lifestyle boutique in downtown Santa Cruz carrying a curated collection of home goods, gifts, and indoor plants. The shop is located at 701A Front Street, across from Trader Joe’s in the breezeway to El Palomar and Santa Cruz Coffee Roasters. The style has a touch […]

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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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Buttercup Cakes & Farm House Frosting

1411 Pacific. Ave. Santa Cruz Buttercup Cakes creates quintessential Santa Cruz desserts using unique local, seasonal and natural ingredients. Stop by our shop on Pacific Avenue and try some of our new offerings including a variety of pastries, savory options, fruit coolers, tea and coffee! Decorating classes and event space is now offered in the […]

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Calvary Episcopal Church

532 Center Street Santa Cruz Describe your venue here

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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 Plein Air Event

1430 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Picture Framing  will host thirteen artists from the recent City of Capitola Plein Air Event. On display will be paintings of Capitola and surrounding areas  which were painted during the one week event.  Participants are Bill Kennann, Charles Prentiss, John Crawford, Al Shamble, Judy Miller, Chad Hunter, Samantha […]

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Central Avenue

Highway 9 Boulder Creek Many Boulder Creek businesses including-Lille Aeske, Viscosity Art Glass, Art Lab, Boulder Creek Pizza and Pub, Air & Fire, Agz Ragz, BC Brewery Outpost, Boulder Creek Antiques & Art, Boulder Creek Visitor Information and Welcome Center,  Boulder Creek Hardware, Central Avenue Paper & Print, Traders of the Lost Arts. For more […]

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Chaminade Resort & Spa – The Spa at Chaminade

1 chaminade lane Santa Cruz Escape to an oasis of serenity at The Spa at Chaminade. Nestled on a bluff overlooking wooded valleys of the Santa Cruz Mountains, The Spa at Chaminade is Santa Cruz’s only complete day spa destination. With an expansive 1,700-square-foot luxury destination spa and 200+ acres of natural beauty, prepare yourself […]

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Childish Santa Cruz

1127 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz We love that our shop has become the destination for gifts for baby showers, kids birthdays, and holidays. The selection at Childish is curated by us and we only carry items that we love and we could see ourselves using,  which is mainly modern, organic products and creativity promoting toys. […]

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Coffeetopia Mission St.

1723 Mission St. Santa Cruz Coffeetopia Mission Street has been hosting local art for more than twenty years, along with great coffee, smoothies and goodies. We’re located at the west end of the Palm Center which abuts Bayview Elementary School. We have easy parking front and back, and great people on both sides of our […]

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Cooper Street

Cooper Street btwn Front and Pacific Santa Cruz Cooper Street in Downtown Santa Cruz will be closed to traffic on June 2nd for Ebb & Flow River Arts Celebration First Friday activies. 

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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, 1001 Center Street, Santa Cruz.  

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Cosmic

115 Cooper Street Santa Cruz A creative studio in the sweet spot between freelancers & mega-agencies, we believe that good design defines & elevates great brands. 

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Cosmo Chic

1050 River St Unit 117 Santa Cruz Cosmo Chic is a small fashion studio at the Tannery Arts Center. We offer sewing classes for ages 9yrs and up, teaching basic to advanced sewing classes as well as summer camps. We will be do doing a 1 week winter camp the first week  of January. Space […]

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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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EarthBelly

318 Soquel Avenue Santa Cruz Bruce Harman will be sharing his visionary paintings to some sweet musical sounds and delicious organic food. 

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Ethan Estess Art+Design

15 Ingalls Street Santa Cruz Ethan Estess Art+Design is the studio and gallery of local artist/marine scientist Ethan Estess. Founded in 2016, EEA+D is dedicated to delivering professional exhibitions of conceptual artworks that focus on ocean and environmental themes. Located in the lively heart of the Westside and surrounded by wine tasting rooms and art […]

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Faust Salon & Spa

110 Cooper Street Suite 100F Santa Cruz Faust is a full service salon and spa.  We carry high end hair and skincare products from Oribe, Kevin Murphy, SEVEN, Baxter of Beverly Hills, Kerastase, Bumble and Bumble, Pureology, Smith & Cult, and Epicuren.  Our salon has a team of 9 experienced beauty professionals, who specializ in […]

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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 Saturday and Sunday 12-5.  

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Felix Kulpa Gallery & Sculpture Garden

107 Elm Street, Santa Cruz, Felix Kulpa is a 501(c)3 non-profit community focused art gallery in downtown Santa Cruz with a mission to advance the arts. Located on Elm Street behind our major sponsor Streetlight Records.

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First Friday Felton Art Walk

Shops along Hwy. 9 Downtown Felton. Participating Felton shops will host local artist exhibits and receptions. Come on out for a evening stroll downtown Felton. Free community event that’s family friendly too.

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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 Deerhaven Farm Blossoms Farm Friend in Cheeses Twin Kitchen Jams Ashby Chocolates Iveta Gourmet Laguna Creek Farm Jessica Vaughan Soap of 7 Flowers English Herbalist Jamnation Farmer Freed Berry Beautiful […]

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FLORA + FAUNA

1050 River Street #127 Santa Cruz FLORA + FAUNA  is a quaint little gift shop, currently featuring the work of a dozen local artists and designers. Located within Radius Gallery at the Tannery Arts Center, you’ll find home goods, fashion accessories and ART!! This tiny little shop packs a big punch for all your holiday […]

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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 Pleasure Point We live just down the street in Pleasure Point with our feisty cairn terrier.   A little over six years ago we opened Friday Realty with the goal to become the local real estate company you’d want to use.  I think we do a great job and we are thrilled […]

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Fringe Salon

75 Mt. Hermon Road Scotts Valley After 25+ years of hair experience, Heidi Vollers had a dream to open a space where women could visit and leave feeling beautiful and confident. In 2009 Fringe Salon was opened, a chic boutique salon, located in Pinnacle Pass off Mt. Hermon road in Scotts Valley. Now, 9 years […]

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Full Moon Birth Center

701 Mission st. Santa Cruz

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Gallery 125

1050 River St. Space #125 Santa Cruz Gallery 125 is a new venue at The Tannery Arts Center showing the work of 8 diverse and amazing artists: Andrew Purchin, mixed media paintings: motion, figure and landscape intertwine Beth Shields, evocative abstract oil paintings Chela Zabin, marine creatures & florals in rich saturated watercolor Fanne Fernow, […]

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Garimo’s Real Soap Studio & Gallery

6225 Hwy. 9 Felton December 1st.  First Frday at Garimo’s Real Soap Studio will be a sidewalk sale/exhibit af fine and functional pottery https://www.jaspermarinoceramics.com https://www.instagram.com/tombhala/

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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

1125 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Go Ask Alice has a great selection of high quality and organic herbs and herbal products, unique and conscious apparel for men and women, local artisan goods and jewelry, and so much more.  Enjoy free appetizers, wine and kava kava while supplies last!

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GREENSPACE

719 Swift Street, 56-A Santa Cruz Greenspace is an eco-friendly home remodeling 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 July our artist is Larry Cohen

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Hidden Peak Teahouse

1541-C Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz If you find yourself in Downtown Santa Cruz and want to escape the fray for awhile please consider visiting us. We have dedicated this space to tranquility and wish to offer it to you when you need to press “reset.” Whether you just stop in for a cup of tea […]

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