Venues Downtown

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.

Downtown, Venue Read more

Lulu Carpenters

1545 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Enter city here Lulu Carpenter’s Set in a circa 1865 building, this quaint cafe with a patio serves coffee, pastries, lunch & brunch. Address:

Downtown, Venue Read more

Santa Cruz County Veterans Memorial Building

846 Front St. Santa Cruz The Santa Cruz County Veterans Memorial Building (SCCVMB) is a multipurpose facility who’s principle goal and mission is to help veterans, veteran organizations, and their families in our community.  The SCCVMB is also a community recreation and cultural center servicing public functions and provides rental space for numerous educational and cultural organizations […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Oasis Tasting Room & Kitchen

415A River Street Santa Cruz Oasis Tasting Room & Kitchen is a collaboration between two pillars of the local food and beverage scene, Santa Cruz’s own El Salchichero and Uncommon Brewers. Located on River St. in the Farmers Exchange building, Oasis is a place to relax and connect. This communal hotspot with top-notch eats and an expansive, comfortable, and […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Resource Center for Nonviolence

612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, California The Resource Center for Nonviolence (RCNV) is a newly remodeled, centrally located event and art venue. RCNV features rotating exhibits and is available for rental for events, concerts, workshops, meetings and more. RCNV promotes the practice of nonviolence in personal and social change to create a more just, peaceful and sustainable […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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. 

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Solaire Restaurant + Bar @ Hotel Paradox

611 Ocean Street Santa Cruz Hotel Paradox embodies the natural beauty of Santa Cruz, featuring elements of the area that are traditionally thought of as secondary to the beach: the forest, the mountains, the redwoods and the arts. We invite guests to engage their sense of discovery, escape the ordinary, and embrace adventure. The element […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Santa Cruz METROpolitan Transit District

110 Vernon Street Santa Cruz Public transportation is a cornerstone of local economies in urban, suburban and rural communities. In fact, public transportation helps to make a community economically prosperous and competitive.  Every $1 invested in public transportation generates approximately $4 in economic returns, powering community growth and revitalization*. Santa Cruz METRO encourages everyone to […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission Office

1523 Pacific Ave. Upstairs – take the elevator Santa Cruz The SCCRTC offices are upstairs at 1523 Pacific Ave. in Downtown Santa Cruz.  You can take the elevator to the second floor and step out into the show. There will be Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider and Yummy Refreshments.  You will meet members of the Central Coast […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Mandala Holistic Hair and Wellness Studio

107 River St. Santa Cruz Mandala Holistic Hair and Wellness studio is located in Downtown Santa Cruz in a historic building.  Our salon equipment rolls away creating a large open space with a lovely gallery like essence. 

Downtown, Venue Read more

Full Moon Birth Center

701 Mission st. Santa Cruz

Downtown, Venue Read more

Thrifty Cuts Barber Shop

805 Front Street Santa Cruz Keeping with tradition, Thrifty Cuts Barber Shop off the Pacific Garden Mall in downtown Santa Cruz is an “old school” barber shop that practices the Tonsorial Art of barbers and salons. Come by and see why Thrifty Cuts is a local favorite.

Downtown, Venue Read more

Luma Yoga and Family Center

1010 Center St Santa Cruz Luma is an award-winning yoga studio, wellness center, urban retreat, and gathering place. We offer a variety of yoga and movement classes, wellness services, and unique programming for all ages. Visit Luma to stretch, play, and renew!

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Pacific Wave Surf Shop

1502 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz Pacific Wave Surf Shop is a family owned business that opened in 1993 on Pacific Avenue, in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz. 

Downtown, Venue Read more

The Homeless Garden Project Downtown Store

110 Cooper St. , Suite 100G Santa Cruz Looking for local and organic gifts that also support a very good cause?  We have what you are looking for!!  You’ll find products made by our trainees using herbs and flowers grown on our organic farm, as well as a unique selection of items from local artisans […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Mutari Chocolate House & Factory

504 A Front Street Santa Cruz Mutari Chocolate makes small batches of craft chocolate in downtown Santa Cruz and is Monterey Bay’s only Bean to Cup producer of artisinal chocolate.  At our factory in Santa Cruz we hand sort our beans, then roast to compliment the bean origin, and then grind the cacao down on […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

PF Atelier

2027 N. Pacific Ave, Suite C Santa Cruz PF Atelier is a studio jewelry / art gallery, dedicated to contemporary art and design. The gallery features paintings, studio jewelry, textiles, fiber art, sculptures, and ceramics.

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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!

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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!

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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.

Downtown, Venue Read more

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.

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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.  

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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!

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

So Fresh Clothing

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

Downtown, Venue Read more

SANTA CRUZ WARRIORS

903 Pacific Avenue, Suite 101 Santa Cruz

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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.  

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

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 […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Village Yoga

1106 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz Our studio space is beautiful, bright, clean and warm. The yoga studio is a heated space, with gentle, moist heat. It is a warm space, both physically and emotionally; it is a loving space that will fill you up when you feel empty and sustain you when you are already […]

Downtown, Venue Read more

Palace Art, Downtown Santa Cruz

1407 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz Palace Art & Office Supply is the most unique art and office supply store on the Central Coast. Our friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff proudly offer a great selection of art and office supplies. You’ll also find a wide selection of specialty items including gifts, cards, frames, photo albums, journals, games and […]

Downtown, Venue Read more