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1505 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060
1505 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Reservations
Visiting Santa Cruz in the next few month? You'll find plenty of things to do here - not only our famous local attractions such as the Mystery Spot, Natural Bridges State Park and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, but all kinds of cool places to discover and special events, as well. 

Special Holiday Events in Santa Cruz

  • 12/5/14 - Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf's 100 Year Anniversary Celebration!

California Beaches -

So many beaches, so little time! Capitola Beach ... Lighthouse Field Beach ... New Brighton Beach ... Pleasure Point Beach… Rio Del Mar ... Seabright ... Twin Lakes Beach… the list goes on! Ask at our front desk for more information and directions.

Capitola Village in Santa Cruz, California -

Restored historic village in the heart of Capitola by the Sea with fine restaurants, outdoor cafes', boutiques, shops, art galleries, live entertainment, and beautiful Capitola Beach and Wharf 1/2 block away. Santa Cruz California Big Dipper

Pacific Garden Mall in Santa Cruz, California -

Great shopping, dining, art, movies, clubs, coffee houses, street musicians - it's all here, and all within walking distance of the hotel!   The first Friday of every month is Art Walk Night, with free admission to the Museum of Art and History.
Santa Cruz, California Surf Lesson

Outdoor Adventures

  • Bicycle Rentals - 1730 Mission Street 831-423-9000
  • Boardwalk Bowl - 115 Cliff Street 831-426-3324
  • Club Ed Surf School - 101 Beach Street 831-464-0177
  • Pacific Edge Rock Climbing Gym - 104 Bronson St 831-454-9254
  • Redwood Canopy Tours - Zipline through the redwoods 831-419-0153
  • Segway Santa Cruz - Take a fun tour of Santa Cruz on a segway! 831-466-0206
  • West Cliff Drive - 2 mile paved walking/bicycling path along the ocean

Upcoming Events


February 10, 2015 - Warriors vs Bakersfield

February 14, 2015 - February 16, 2015 - 2 for 1 All-Day Rides at the Boardwalk

February 14, 2015 - Migration Festival

February 14, 2015 - Romance in the Redwoods nature walk

February 21, 2015 - Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off

February 21, 2015 - Treasures of the Irish Harp

February 24, 2015 - Warriors vs Austin

February 27, 2015 - Warriors vs Westchester

February 28, 2015 - 2015 Santa Cruz Polar Plunge

March 01, 2015 - Santa Cruz Symphony Family Concert: "Peter and the Wolf"

March 01, 2015 - Warriors vs Oklahoma City

March 04, 2015 - Warriors vs Texas

March 06, 2015 - First Friday Art Tour

March 06, 2015 - Warriors vs Idaho

March 07, 2015 - Warriors vs Idaho

March 11, 2015 - October 28, 2015 - Wednesday Night Sailboat Races

March 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015 - 2015 Santa Cruz Paddlefest

March 20, 2015 - March 22, 2015 - Annual Pinot Paradise

March 20, 2015 - Paula Poundstone Returns to Santa Cruz!

March 20, 2015 - Warriors vs Los Angeles

March 21, 2015 - March 22, 2015 - Santa Cruz Symphony Concert: "Pacific Perspectives"

March 21, 2015 - Warriors vs Reno

March 22, 2015 - She.Is.Beautiful Santa Cruz 5th Annual Event

March 27, 2015 - March 28, 2015 - Family Fun Overnight at the Boardwalk

March 28, 2015 - Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre in Concert

March 28, 2015 - Warriors vs Bakersfield

March 29, 2015 - Warriors vs Texas

April 03, 2015 - First Friday Art Tour

April 03, 2015 - Warriors vs Reno

April 04, 2015 - April 05, 2015 - Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt

April 12, 2015 - Santa Cruz Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

April 18, 2015 - Arboretum Spring Plant Sale 2015

April 23, 2015 - May 02, 2015 - National Dance Week Santa Cruz

April 25, 2015 - Little Basin 4th Annual Camping Festival

April 26, 2015 - Jazz on the Wharf

April 26, 2015 - Santa Cruz Retro Triathlon

April 26, 2015 - SuperKid Splash & Dash

May 01, 2015 - First Friday Art Tour

May 09, 2015 - 35th Annual Human Race Walkathon & Fun Run

May 09, 2015 - May 10, 2015 - Santa Cruz Symphony Concert: "Sacred & Profane"

May 16, 2015 - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Season Kickoff!

May 23, 2015 - May 24, 2015 - 31st Annual Santa Cruz Longboard Club Invitational

May 23, 2015 - May 25, 2015 - 34th Annual Civil War Battles and Encampment

May 23, 2015 - May 24, 2015 - Santa Cruz Music Festival

June 04, 2015 - June 07, 2015 - Santa Cruz Goya Windsurfing Festival

June 05, 2015 - First Friday Art Tour

June 06, 2015 - June 07, 2015 - 10th Annual Rod & Custom Classic Car Show

June 06, 2015 - Pop-Up Breakfast at the Westside Farmer's Market

June 06, 2015 - Santa Cruz Symphony Benefit Concert

June 06, 2015 - June 07, 2015 - World Ocean Days

June 10, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

June 14, 2015 - Sunday Art & Music at Capitola Village

June 17, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

June 19, 2015 - September 04, 2015 - Free Friday Night Bands on the Beach

June 24, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

June 24, 2015 - August 12, 2015 - FREE Movies on the Beach

June 27, 2015 - 21st Annual Woodies on the Wharf

June 27, 2015 - 3rd Annual Pleasure Point Street Fair

June 27, 2015 - June 28, 2015 - Hop N' Barley Beer and BBQ Festival

June 28, 2015 - Sunday Art & Music at Capitola Village

July 01, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

July 03, 2015 - First Friday Art Tour

July 04, 2015 - Aptos 4th of July Celebration

July 04, 2015 - Old-Fashioned Independence Day

July 04, 2015 - Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade & Fireworks!

July 05, 2015 - Sunday Art & Music at Capitola Village

July 08, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

July 11, 2015 - Boomeria Extravaganza

July 12, 2015 - Dip and Dash Aquathlon #1

July 15, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

July 19, 2015 - Sunday Art & Music at Capitola Village

July 22, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

July 24, 2015 - August 02, 2015 - A Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine!

July 26, 2015 - 43rd Annual Wharf to Wharf Race

July 29, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

August 01, 2015 - August 02, 2015 - 21st Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival

August 02, 2015 - August 16, 2015 - Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

August 02, 2015 - Sunday Art & Music at Capitola Village

August 05, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

August 07, 2015 - First Friday Art Tour

August 08, 2015 - August 09, 2015 - Church Street Fair

August 08, 2015 - August 09, 2015 - Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival

August 09, 2015 - Tri Santa Cruz and Dip & Dash #2

August 12, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

August 15, 2015 - Grizzly Bear Festival at Rancho del Oso Nature and History Center

August 16, 2015 - Sunday Art & Music at Capitola Village

August 19, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

August 23, 2015 - 23rd Annual Aloha Races and Polynesian Festival

August 26, 2015 - Capitola Summer Twilight Concerts

August 28, 2015 - Movies at the Beach in Capitola Village

August 30, 2015 - Dip and Dash Aquathlon #3

September 04, 2015 - September 07, 2015 - Capitola Begonia Festival

September 04, 2015 - First Friday Art Tour

September 11, 2015 - Movies at the Beach in Capitola Village

September 11, 2015 - September 13, 2015 - Santa Cruz Greek Food and Cultural Festival

September 12, 2015 - September 13, 2015 - 33rd Annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival

September 12, 2015 - Ohlone Day

September 13, 2015 - IRONMAN 70.3

September 15, 2015 - September 20, 2015 - Annual Santa Cruz County Fair

September 18, 2015 - Movies at the Beach in Capitola Village

September 19, 2015 - Annual Coastal Cleanup Day

September 19, 2015 - Mole & Mariachi Festival

September 24, 2015 - September 27, 2015 - Monterey Bay Birding Festival

September 26, 2015 - Big Basin Founders' Day and Redwood Jubilee

October 02, 2015 - First Friday Art Tour

October 03, 2015 - October 04, 2015 - Open Studios Art Tour Weekend One

October 10, 2015 - Fall Plant Sale 2015

October 10, 2015 - October 11, 2015 - Open Studios Art Tour Weekend Two

October 11, 2015 - Welcome Back Monarchs Day!

October 12, 2015 - January 15, 2016 - Tours of the Monarch Butterfly Grove

October 16, 2015 - Wine Harvest Dinner and Grand Pro Tasting

October 17, 2015 - Heritage Harvest Festival

October 17, 2015 - October 18, 2015 - Open Studios Art Tour Encore Weekend

October 17, 2015 - Santa Cruz Band Review

October 24, 2015 - Santa Cruz Chili Cook-Off at the Boardwalk!

October 30, 2015 - Marine Masquerade
Santa Cruz California Shopping

Free Things to Do

  • 2nd SUNDAY/month - Antique Fair Downtown
  • 1st TUESDAY/month - free admission at the UCSC Arboretum
  • WEDNESDAY - Farmer's Market Downtown, 2:30 - 6:30pm
  • WEDNESDAY - Sailboat Races at the Santa Cruz Harbor
  • 1st THURSDAY/month - free admission to the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
  • 1st FRIDAY/month - Free admission at the Museum of Art & History

            First Friday Art Tour in Capitola Village

  • WEEKENDS - Santa Cruz Wharf Tours, 1 PM and 3 PM
  • NIGHTLY - Live Jazz at Hoffman's Bistro on Pacific Avenue
  • ONGOING - free literary events at the Bookshop Santa Cruz, our local independent bookseller since 1966!
Hampton Inn Santa Cruz Hotel - California (CA) Located at
1505 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060
Phone: 831-457-8000 Fax: 831-457-8900
Email: SRUHH_hampton@hilton.com
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