Downtown Fridays

January 13th through April 14th
Downtown Santa Cruz

The party is coming to Downtown Santa Cruz! Downtown Fridays mean free live bands at two or more Downtown locations, along with events, activities and Friday-only specials at dozens of Downtown restaurants, galleries, shops, salons and more, every Friday from January 13 through April 14 in 2023!

Check out the Downtown Fridays page for scheduled events or if you are a downtown business that wants to submit an event.

Thank you to our Downtown Fridays Partners:

City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Department, Kaiser Permanente, Downtown Association of Santa Cruz, Google Cloud, IDEA, Yoso The ANNEX, Lookout Santa Cruz, and Off The Lip Radio Show.

Don’t forget that along with weekly Downtown Fridays, the first Friday of the month is always First Friday Santa Cruz! Check out the exciting art shows opening at many Downtown locations: Interested in hosting an artist and being a venue on First Friday? Find out the details on participating HERE!


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