Our Ocean

Our Ocean Event Santa Cruz
February 23, 2018
6pm - 8:30
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
35 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Please join us as we celebrate our ocean and the people in our community who are inspired so deeply by it.

Event Santa Cruz will be taking over the whole Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center for one special night of talks, food, beer, cocktails and super cool one of a kind ocean items to purchase from local vendors. This event will be combining the traditional Event Santa Cruz short lightning talks with our block Party style events to make a truly unique experience.

Eight + speakers talk about why they do what they do and how the ocean is such a big part of it.
20 + vendors selling ocean themed items.
Great bites from local food vendors.

Current speaker lineup:

Wallace J Nichols – Author of Blue Mind
Jackie Núñez de VillavicencioThe Last Plastic Straw
Tatiana BurdiakI Go Topless / ReCRUZ
Dan HaifleyO’Neill Sea Odyssey
David DennisVentana Surfboards & Supplies
Suzie ThomasThis Tiny Ocean
Andrea Dingledein – Science Illustrator
Speaker #8 TBA Soon

Beer from Humble Sea Brewing Co. and cocktails from Venus Spirits.

Food from Chuy Santa Cruz and many more TBA soon.

Vendors include: Slow Coast: Authentic Ocean Spirit, Ventana Surfboards & Supplies, This Tiny Ocean, Khordz Handmade Mugs and a whole sea full more to be announced soon…

Sound by JBQAV

Thank you to our sponsors:
Sleepless Media, City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Office , Santa Cruz County Bank, ip Society, NextSpace Coworking + Innovation , Launch Brigade, Santa Cruz Waves, Visit Santa Cruz, Save Our Shores, Coastal Watershed Council and Sandbar Solar & Electric.


Wallace J Nichols

Tatiana Burdiak

David Dennis

Jackie Núñez de Villavicencio

Dan Haifley

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