Event Santa Cruz Midtown Fridays 2024

May 31 to August 30
5:00 to 8:30ish
Midtown Square
1111 Soquel Ave.

Come Celebrate all the vibrancy of Midtown at our Summer Block Party, happening every Friday!

Food – Artists – Live Music – Vendors

The summer series of free events will feature the talents of 30+ local bands. In addition to live music, event goers will enjoy a selection of local eats as well as the opportunity to check out the work of local artists and vendors. Midtown Fridays starts May 31 to August 31.

Interested in becoming a Event Santa Cruz Midtown Fridays Vendor? Fill out the application here

Live music brought to you by Off The Lip Radio Show

  • May 31st: Dylan Rose Band
  • June 7th: A.C. Myles – Opener: Pattie Gilbert
  • June 14th: Funkranomicon – Opener: Trianna (GTRI)
  • June 21st: TBD – Opener: Nyreay
  • June 28th: Hijinx – Opener: Mo Cruz (Animo)
  • July 5th: The Money Band
  • July 12th: Santa Cruda
  • July 19th: The Joint Chiefs – Opener: Jake Nielsen
  • July 26th: Locomotive Breath
  • August 2nd: John Michael Band
  • August 9th: Cowboys After Dark
  • August 16th: Ribsy’s Nickel
  • August 23rd: Spun
  • August 30th: Alex Lucero Band 

Midtown Fridays! Partners: City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Department, Off The Lip Radio Show, Lookout Santa Cruz, and Santa Cruz Realtor – Loren Morse.

Questions? Interested in becoming vendor or sponsor? Email


Dylan Rose Band


Santa Cruda

Alex Lucero Band

Trianna Feruza


The Joint Chiefs

Ribsy’s Nickel

Pattie Gilbert

Cowboys After Dark


The Money Band


A.C. Myles

Locomotive Breath

Jake Nielsen

John Michael Band



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