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.

September 17th vendors:

Altered Panels, Thistle Valley Farm & Apothecary, Sacred Beauty, Megen Gabrielle Jewelry, Madison Wanamaker, Forage , Richard Veil, Plant Slut, Syllable Coffee, Santa Cruz Core Fitness, WOOFPACK 831, Nathaniel Brown (Things Made From Wood)

Food by: Pana Food Truck & Tacos El Chuy

Live music Hosted by Off The Lip Radio Show: Stone Drifters Album Release Party! (Live music starts earlier at 6pm)

September 10th Wrap Up

September 3rd Wrap Up

August 27 Wrap Up

August 20 Wrap Up

August 13 Wrap Up

August 6 Wrap Up

July 30 Wrap Up

July 23 Wrap Up

July 16 Wrap Up

July 9 Wrap Up

July 2 Wrap Up

June 25 Wrap Up

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 (Opening band – Superbloom starts at 5:00)
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 Pankakes featuring Tammi Brown and Dan Robins
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: Stone Drifters Album Release Party!
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


Chuy Santa Cruz

EVerything & NOthing

Vintage Fusion

Tac Apparel

Sacred Beauty

Joe Fitzjarrell

Gabrielle Faybusovich



Funks Franks

Stay Cool Ice Cream Truck

Yoso Wellness Spa

Let Love Grow

Pink Candy Customs

Santa Cruz GreenWay

Bree Karpavage


Megan Gnekow


Turq and Terra Designs

Polymer Clay Jewelry

Lupe Santos


The Lily Pad Project

Sterling Silver Jewelry

Chance Sutliff


Mariel Winebender

Mixed Media Collage

Ellibella Swanson-Dexel


Kristen Hutson

Fine art & graphic design

Chicken Foot

Pana Food Truck

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

Wanderer Designs

Santa Cruz Warriors

Andromacha Beads

Thistle Valley Farm & Apothecary

Areperia 831

Cali Dawg

Rural Roots

Trollop & Hussy Handmade

SeaSalt by:Em

Na Stretton Handmade Jewelry

Full Steam Dumpling

Mars Makes Magic

The Great Santa Cruz Mountains

Lisa Schaffer-Doggett

Fiddlebug Leather Goods

City of Santa Cruz Climate Action Program

Sakai Harts and Crafts

Tiny Paws Pug Rescue

Khords Mugs

Honey Bee Fit

Evan Siegesmund

Kelly Jean

evan murray ceramics

Eric Morrison & the Mysteries

Annika Layne

Summer Salt

Selkie Soul


Salty Liquid

Seven Ravens Studio

MCKella Jo

Suya Designs


Micael Nuñez

Art evolution studio


Santa Cruz Power Fitness

ThereThen by Serena

Taquizas Gabriel

Little Red Door

Madison Wanamaker

Danceography Santa Cruz

True Blue Studios

Willow & The Wylde

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Satomi Studio

Santa Cruz Bread Boy


Neon City Limits

The Pizza Series

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