Venues

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, 12-8 p.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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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 Stripe store opened in March 2009. The brain child of part­ners Suna Lock and Dana Nor­rell, it pro­vides a inspi­ra­tional play­ground for locals and vis­i­tors alike in which to sam­ple prod­ucts from some of the best in local tal­ent. Stripe MEN recently opened in March 2012 as the brother to […]

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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 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

1001 Center St Santa Cruz Looking for local and organic gifts that also support a very good cause?  We have what you are looking for!!  The Homeless Garden Project makes over 40 food, bath & body and candle products using dried flowers, herbs and beeswax from the farm.  We also feature over 30 local artists […]

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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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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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The True Olive Connection

106 Lincoln Street Santa Cruz First Friday offers clients a 10% off anything they purchase that night, excluding the artwork. NEW APTOS LOCATION OPEN We’re a passionate boutique serving a wide variety of the highest-grade olive oils and balsamic vinegars around as well as specialty olive oil based skin care products. We’re not the run […]

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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.

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Tomboy

1207 Soquel Avenue Santa Cruz We carry select vintage clothing and accessories for men and women, as well as small lines and local, hand made goods.

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UC Santa Cruz Arboretum

Arboretum Rd. Santa Cruz The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum is a conservation garden of rare, endangered and extraordinary plants from around the world.

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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 […]

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Vital Body Therapy

556 Ocean View Ave. Santa Cruz Vital Body Therapy specializes in premier therapeutic massage in a beautiful and deeply relaxing setting. With the finest therapists in the Santa Cruz county, Vital Body Therapy sets the bar high for delivering a customized massage for your unique needs. With over 55-five star reviews, our customers stand by […]

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Wallflower Boutique

103 Locust St. Santa Cruz Everything at Wallflower is a bit different, original, made with love, or otherwise carefully selected by our team – Terra, Gwen & Olivia. We have a unique assortment of women’s contemporary clothing, bags and accessories. We have tons of fun locally made one-of-a-kind clothing, jewelry and artwork. We mix up the […]

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