Venues

Pure Pleasure

111 Cooper Street Santa Cruz Pure Pleasure is a welcoming pleasure shop located in Santa Cruz, California, and is locally owned by Amy Baldwin and Janis Baldwin. The concept behind Pure Pleasure was developed by Amy and her mother, Janis, and was created out of the need for a more inviting sex shop within the […]

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R. Blitzer Gallery

2801 Mission Street Santa Cruz The R. Blitzer Gallery is located in the former Wrigley Building on Santa Cruz Westside.  A creative reuse of a warehouse space with high ceilings, bright light and lots of wall space.  We feature local artists in a variety of shows. 

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Radius Gallery

1050 River Street #127 Santa Cruz Radius Gallery is an independently owned gallery and professional art venue at the Tannery Arts Center showcasing the work of local, regional and international artists.  Exhibitions are curated by the director and guest curators, show year-round, and present all art disciplines. Radius Gallery is the second largest space located […]

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Radius Gallery

1050 River St, Unit 127 Santa Cruz Radius Gallery is a professional art venue and gallery at the Tannery Arts Center. Exhibitions, events, venue for rentals, workshops, art shows.

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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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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 […]

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Rivendell

1001 Center Street Suite 6 Santa Cruz Rivendell is an eclectic purveyor of fashions, fabrics, and also features fine teas. Pat Moore and Wayne Brennan 831-425-8522                                                           […]

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Robert Azensky Fine Art & Antiques

3140 PORTER ST SOQUEL Located in Soquel, Robert Azensky has been buying and selling original California and American art since 1986 and is one of the largest Northern California online art dealers on 1stdibs.com and One Kings Lane. His gallery’s collection of over 6,000 19th and 20th Century art offers a wide variety of genres […]

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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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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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Santa Cruz Art League

526 Broadway Santa Cruz The Santa Cruz Art League is an art gallery, theater, classroom, and gift shop. The gallery exhibits are free to the public. The Santa Cruz Art League encourages and supports a wide range of visual and performing artists, professional and recreational alike, in a welcoming environment which celebrates the arts and makes […]

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Santa Cruz County Bank

720 Front Street Santa Cruz August 15, 2017 – March 2, 2018 Group exhibit featuring members of The Santa Cruz Oil Painters (SCOP), whose works include inspiration from all areas of the county, north to south, all that is uniquely Santa Cruz County. Quintessential Santa Cruz County is an ambitious exhibition of 90 works of […]

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Santa Cruz County Government Center

701 Ocean Street, 1st and 5th floors Santa Cruz The Arts Council coordinates year-round exhibits at the County Government Center (701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz), where paintings, prints, crafts, photographs, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, drawings, and mixed-media works by local artists and craftspeople are displayed.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park

144 School Street Santa Cruz The Santa Cruz Misssion State Historic Park houses the oldest building in the county. Perched on cliff above the TownClock the venue offeres a surprising view of downtown. We are located on Mission Hill and the end of School Street and five pedestrian paths lead up the hill to our […]

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Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

705 Front Street Santa Cruz About We’re a different kind of museum, one that focuses on building community here in Santa Cruz County. We build community through exhibitions, events, and projects that connect people to art, history, ideas, and each other. We believe that art and history are for everyone, and we work hard to […]

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Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

1305 East Cliff Drive Santa Cruz The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History is located directly across from Seabright Beach, and is locally known as the “Whale Museum.” The Museum was born from the collections of Laura Hecox, a young naturalist who lived at the Santa Cruz Lighthouse in the late 1800’s.  Visitors to the […]

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Santa Cruz Rehearsal Studios

118 Coral Street Santa Cruz Four rehearsal spaces that can be rented by the hour. Play loud, play late.

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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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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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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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Sesnon Gallery at UCSC

1156 High Street at Porter College, 2nd Floor Santa Cruz Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery The Sesnon Gallery encourages interdisciplinary discourse through the lens of the arts. Gallery hours: (through the academic year) Tuesday – Saturday, 12–5 p.m. Wednesday, 12-8 p.m. First Friday, 12-5p.m.  Closed for all University holidays and the summer months.

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Sesnon Underground

Porter College, Room D140, University of California – Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street Santa Cruz The Sesnon Underground is an experimental educational space where UCSC students are given the opportunity to exhibit their own bodies of work. Affiliated with the Sesnon Art Galler in Porter College, the Sesnon Underbround serves as a student run space. […]

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skatter

2340 Mission Street Westside Santa Cruz Skatter your place on the Westide for home decor – old & new, vintage books, jewelry, gifts and holiday items.  Recall a time when life was simpler, slower, when people took time to enjoy each day. At skatter that’s how we like to live our days. We fill our […]

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Smooth Body Lounge

2345 Mission Street Santa Cruz Full body waxing and spray tanning for any and all! Right here in Santa Cruz! We are located on the Westside, just one block from the busy Kelly’s Bakery Shopping Center, and minutes away from UCSC. We have plenty of parking, and offer full service menus specifically tailored to fit your […]

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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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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 […]

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Stephanie Schriver Gallery

1050 River Street #122 Santa Cruz ABOUT STEPHANIE Stephanie Schriver is a dynamic sculptor, painter and mixed media artist known for colorful human and animal expressionistic creations and large garden pieces.  “I am drawn to interpreting people and animals, emphasizing their emotions and life experiences, both in clay or on canvas”.   Visit me at […]

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Stockwell Cellars

1100 Fair Ave. (across the street from New Leaf Market) Santa Cruz Urban Warehouse Winery/Cellar /Gallery

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Stripe

107 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz At Stripe we have an intel­li­gent approach to retail, the team curates a gor­geous space, show­cas­ing of all of the best ideas and items we could think of for both your home and for your wardrobe.The store is a 360 degree par­adise. A visual feast. A den of creativity. The […]

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Stripe MEN

117 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz At Stripe we have an intel­li­gent approach to retail, the team curates a gor­geous space, show­cas­ing of all of the best ideas and items we could think of for both your home and for your wardrobe.The store is a 360 degree par­adise. A visual feast. A den of creativity. The […]

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Studio114 Gallery / Shalom Clothing

1050 River St. #114 Santa Cruz Studio 114 Gallery & Shalom Clothing Present: Lichen & Marigold New art by Emma Formato & Ezzie Degiovanni for 1st Friday Art Walk. Doors: at 5pm – 9pm  Location: Tannery Arts Center in Studio114 / Shalom Clothing 1050 River St. #114, Santa Cruz, Ca. 95060

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TANNERY ARTS CENTER

1050 / 1060 RIVER STREET SANTA CRUZ  Find diversity in ART at the Tannery Arts Center. The Tannery Arts Center is dedicated to providing an affordable, accessible and sustainable home for Santa Cruz County artists and arts, cultural, education and heritage organizations so that all offerings on this historically significant campus may be enjoyed by residents, […]

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The Art Cave

University Business Park, 2801 Mission Street, Studio #2883 Santa Cruz The Art Cave is an art collective providing a space for artists to learn new skills, collaborate, and support one another. This community is formed by two local artists, Danielle Peters and Leigh Erickson, whose mission is to unite local artists and bring a fresh […]

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The Blue Lounge

529 Seabright Ave Santa Cruz Describe your venue hereThe Blue Lounge is a Seabright Ave neighborhood lounge and sports bar and is featuring a local artist currently. We feature karaoke, music, free pool and no cover charges. Granite counter tops and distinctive lighting enhance the atmosphere. We have many attractive drink specials and cater to […]

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The Claraty Arts Project

1725 Seabright Ave SANTA CRUZ The Claraty Arts Project is located on Seabright Avenue between Soquel Avenue and Water St. Public Parking and accessible parking. Venue is wheelchair accessible. The Claraty Arts Project strives to teach and promote new roles and responsibilities for adults living with developmental disabilities. This approach transforms those society expects to […]

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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 […]

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The Hula School of Santa Cruz

1001 Center Street, Suite 10 Santa Cruz The Hula School of Santa Cruz has been sharing the Hawaiian culture with our community for the past 18 years. Offering beginning through advanced hula classes for adults, the award winning hula school supports charities and sponsors events such as lei-making workshops, ‘ukulele classes and Hawaiian music concerts. […]

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The Loft Salon & Spa

402 Ingalls St Suite #8 Santa Cruz The Loft Salon and Spa is dedicated to keeping the Westside beautiful by offering hair styling, esthetic facials, and massage therapy in an upscale, luxurious setting. We offer high quality natural / organic hair-care and body-care products produced by a variety of leading companies. Visit us on facebook […]

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The Nook

1543 Pacific Ave, Suite 215 Santa Cruz Located in the heart of downtown Santa Cruz, The Nook rests above the fray, secluded away on the top floor of a turn-of-the-century building. The Nook is a salon that understands our client’s desire to maintain their appearance while valuing their time. Our stylists take the time to […]

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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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The Scribbles Institute

303 Potrero #59 Santa Cruz The Scribbles Institute is where adults and kids learn basic drawing skills for work, school, and enjoyment. Classes and workshops are always forming at the Scribbles Institute—online and in our friendly Santa Cruz studio. All ability levels welcome! Our beginner courses are perfect for people who think they can’t draw […]

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