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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Aerial Arts Santa Cruz

2801 Mission St. Extension, Suite 2855 Santa Cruz Aerial Arts Santa Cruz is the premiere 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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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  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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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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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 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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Calvary Episcopal Church

532 Center Street Santa Cruz Describe your venue here

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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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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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Cooper Street Hair Salon

740 Front Street Ste 110A Santa Cruz Cooper St. Hair, a long established salon in Santa Cruz specializes in haircuts and coloring.  Experts in color correction and styling .

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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 Cruzio Internet’s First Friday Event April Ink Come by Cruzio Internet’s location on Cedar street for this upcoming First Friday event! Cruzio is showcasing tattoo art from a variety of local shops in the area! Featuring incredible talent from O’Reilly’s Tattoo, Goodluck Tattoo, Mission Street Tattoo, Gilded Lily [...]

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CTV – Community Television of Santa Cruz County

816 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz Community Television of Santa Cruz County is a not for profit Community Media Center offering access to media content, creation, and training to all of Santa Cruz County, as well as streaming worldwide on the web. CTV offers channels featuring local public, education, and government access television with a hyperlocal [...]

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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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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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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. Each image posted is of a different downtown Felton venue hosting local art. Featuring artists For Friday May 1st., 2015: Sarah Shaver, clay figurines at Mountain Spirit, 6299 hwy. 9 – Afrid Ghoffrani, “My Nepal” oil on canvas at: Garimo’s Real Soap Studio, 6225 hwy. 9 – Marcia Stein, beaded fabric [...]

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