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.

July 30 Vendors: Chicken Foot, Areperia 831, Funks Franks, Rural Roots, Thistle Valley Farm & Apothecary, Wanderer Designs, abigail andromacha-atha, Turq and Terra Designs, EVerything & NOthing, Santa Cruz Warriors, The MAH.

Live music Hosted by Off The Lip Radio Show: Andy Pankakes featuring Tammi Brown and Dan Robins

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: 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


Trollop & Hussy Handmade

Wanderer Designs

SeaSalt by:Em

Na Stretton Handmade Jewelry

Yoso Wellness Spa

Chuy Santa Cruz

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

Funks Franks

Tiny Paws Pug Rescue

Khords Mugs

Stay Cool Ice Cream Truck

Honey Bee Fit

Evan Siegesmund

Kelly Jean

evan murray ceramics

Pink Candy Customs

Eric Morrison & the Mysteries

Areperia 831

Annika Layne

Summer Salt

Selkie Soul


Cali Dawg


Salty Liquid

Seven Ravens Studio

MCKella Jo

Suya Designs


Pana Food Truck

Micael Nuñez

Art evolution studio


Rural Roots

EVerything & NOthing

Turq and Terra Designs

Santa Cruz Power Fitness

ThereThen by Serena

Kristen Hutson

Taquizas Gabriel

Little Red Door

Madison Wanamaker

Chicken Foot

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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