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EXPLORING DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZ, CA

Discover one of California's most vibrant coastal cities. Santa Cruz is packed with diverse shopping and marvelous restaurants and nightlife. Enjoy a fine meal on one of the many outdoor patios. From ice cream shops to Tiki bars and art galleries to full-service salons, this central business district is a great place to spend the day. Our friendly hotel is a just short walk from Downtown Santa Cruz.
 

Details

Prices 


Free
 

Hours


Open Daily; hours vary per event/shop
 

Events

  • Sidewalk Sale
  • Downtown Tuesdays
  • Farmer's Market
  • Santa Cruz Greek Festival
  • Mole & Mariachi Festival
 
 

Activities

  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Live Entertainment
  • Movies
  • Art
 

FAQs

  • CAN I BRING MY DOG ALONG WHEN VISITING DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZ?

    Downtown is dog-friendly and welcomes dogs on leashes with their companions. There are many shops and restaurants that welcome four-legged friends. However, all dogs must be on leashes between 4’ and 6’ in length and not left unattended. Please encourage your dog to take care of business before enjoying our sidewalks. Leaving a mess is subject to a $500 fine.
  • WHERE CAN I GET A LIST OF THE EVENTS IN DOWNTOWN?

    There's always something fun happening in Santa Cruz. From the weekly Farmers Market to live concerts, gallery openings and trivia nights at local bars, downtown is popular for its wide range of events. Check the Downtown Santa Cruz website calendar for the latest updates.
 

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