Dress up and come out for an evening in honor of those in Santa Cruz County who inspire the community. Enjoy food and drink for purchase by great local vendors, listen to amazing music performances and celebrate the people who make Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz. Remember, this annual awards show is a dressy affair, so put on your best fits and jackets (it will be outdoors). It is sure to be the best one yet. See you on the red carpet!
Special preformances by Superblume and Mak Nova and The Kings
Food for purchase from Pana Food Truck, Scrumptious Fish & Chips, and Penny Ice Creamery
Presenters include: Guy Kawasaki, Tammi Brown, Taylor Reinhold, Shandara Gill, Sonja Brunner, Taj Leahy, Keisha Browder, Julio Andrade, Nicole Zahm, Nesh Dhillon, Elizabeth Birnbaum, Orion and Edlina Melehan, Ayo Banjo, Thairie Ritchie, David Dennis, Martijn Stiphout, Jacob Pruger, Austin Bellows, Hillary Bryant, Sarah Gerhardt, Wallace Baine, Alex Suniga, Alexandra The Author, Farris Sabah, Stephanie Sumarna, Amanda Gamban, Nikki Patterson, Valeria Miranda, and many more…
Who is Hosting:
Lookout Santa Cruz – A two-year-old full-service news, information and entertainment media company focusing on the happenings of Santa Cruz County. Lookout can provide you with the news of the day, keep you up to date on COVID numbers in the county, share local job postings & hosts a comprehensive event calendar. Lookout is a public benefit company whose mission is to strengthen the community and democracy in Santa Cruz County, donating 10% of every membership sold to a local non-profit.
Join Lookout and Event Santa Cruz for the NEXTies 2023: An Award Show celebrating the up and coming superstars and change makers of Santa Cruz County.