Midtown Fridays! Summer Block Party

Every Friday May 21 to October 29
5:00 to 8:30ish
Next to the fire station and across from Home / Work
1111 Soquel Ave
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Free Event!

Come Celebrate all the vibrancy of Midtown at our Summer Block Party, happening every Friday!
Food – Artists – Live Music – Vendors

June 25th Vendors: Chicken Foot, Willow & The Wylde, LEEBA, Kristen Hutson, Stay Cool Ice Cream Truck, Funks Franks, Continuum, Pleasure Point Jewels by Chrissy, Ecology Action, Khords, The Lilly Pad Project, Claraty Arts Project
and Pleasure Point Jewels by Chrissy.

Live music Hosted by Off The Lip Radio Show: Ancestree (Reggae)

June 18 Wrap Up

June 11 Wrap Up

June 4 Wrap Up

May 28 Wrap up

May 21 Wrap Up

Off The Lip Radio Show will be hosting the live bands every week (starting around 6:30pm).

May 21st: Neon City Limits
May 28th: The Joint Chiefs
June 4th: Alex Lucero & Live Again Band
June 11th: (Opening Act starting at 5:00) Shoreline Middle School Jazz Band – (Main Act) The Stone Drifters
June 18th: Elena Shirin at 5:00 and Dub Souljah (Reggae) at 6:30
June 25th: Ancestree (Reggae)
July 2nd: Dylan Rose Band
July 9th: John Michael Band
July 16th: Eric Morrison & the Mysteries
July 23rd: Fuse (Ted Welty, Don Caruth, Rob Ouse & Ryan Price)
July 30th: Andy Pancakes featuring Tammi Brown
August 6th: Tsunami
August 13th: The Shanks Band
August 20th: Mokili Wa
August 27th: The Sugar Jane Band
Sept 3rd: The Svelty Welty Trio (Ted Welty, Don Caruth, Ryan Price & Rob Ouse)
Sept 10th: Anthony Arya
Sept 17th: Papiba & Friends
Sept 24h: The Joint Chiefs

Don’t forget, you can always buy your dinner at nearby locations and bring it over. Midtown has such great eateries such as The Crêpe Place, Charlie Hong Kong, Sugo Italian Pasta Bar, Lillian’s Italian Kitchen and many more.

Sponsored by Lookout Santa Cruz & Choose Santa Cruz


Micael Nuñez

Stay Cool Ice Cream Truck

Pana Food Truck

Art evolution studio


The Great Santa Cruz Mountains

Rural Roots

EVerything & NOthing

Turq and Terra Designs

Santa Cruz Power Fitness

ThereThen by Serena

Funks Franks

Kristen Hutson

Seven Ravens Studio

Taquizas Gabriel

Little Red Door

Fiddlebug Leather Goods

Madison Wanamaker

Chicken Foot

Danceography Santa Cruz

True Blue Studios

Willow & The Wylde

𝕷𝖆 𝕷𝖚𝖓𝖆 𝕯𝖊𝖘𝖎𝖌𝖓𝖘

Satomi Studio

Santa Cruz Bread Boy

MCKella Jo


Neon City Limits

The Pizza Series

Salty Liquid


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