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 Villavicencio – The Last Plastic Straw
Tatiana Burdiak – I Go Topless / ReCRUZ
Dan Haifley – O’Neill Sea Odyssey
David Dennis – Ventana Surfboards & Supplies
Suzie Thomas – This Tiny Ocean
Andrea Dingledein – Science Illustrator
Speaker #8 TBA Soon
Food from Chuy Santa Cruz and many more TBA 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.