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Special Events in Capitola Village 2019!

Capitola Village hosts a variety of events and activities every year, and we invite you to come and experience one (or more) of them! Let us know if you have any questions about these events!

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July 2019

Wednesday Nights – Twilight Concerts in Capitola Village

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: The Art and Cultural Commission bring Wednesday Night Twilight Concerts to Capitola Village on the Esplanade Stage. Families and friends are encouraged to come down and enjoy an array of musical styles from jazz, western, latin, swing, orchestra to rock and roll. Bring a picnic dinner and chairs to sit on either in the park or on the beach while enjoying the music filled sunset.

Sunday Mornings – Art and Music at the Beach in Capitola Village

From 11am to 5pm on Sunday in the Summer, join us at Esplanade Park for Art and Music At The Beach. It is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a Sunday afternoon in Capitola Village. Live Music is featured on the Esplanade Stage and local artists display their work in Esplanade Park overlooking Capitola Beach and the Monterey Bay.

Sunday, July 28th – 47th Annual Wharf to Wharf Race

Each year, on the fourth Sunday in July, thousands of runners from across America and around the globe return to Santa Cruz, California for the annual six-mile race to Capitola-by-the-Sea. Widely acclaimed “The best little road race in California”, Wharf to Wharf is the biggest summer event of its kind on the West Coast. Click Here for more information >>

 

August 2019

Wednesday Nights – Twilight Concerts in Capitola Village

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: The Art and Cultural Commission bring Wednesday Night Twilight Concerts to Capitola Village on the Esplanade Stage. Families and friends are encouraged to come down and enjoy an array of musical styles from jazz, western, latin, swing, orchestra to rock and roll. Bring a picnic dinner and chairs to sit on either in the park or on the beach while enjoying the music filled sunset.

Sunday Mornings – Art and Music at the Beach in Capitola Village

From 11am to 5pm on Sunday in the Summer, join us at Esplanade Park for Art and Music At The Beach. It is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a Sunday afternoon in Capitola Village. Live Music is featured on the Esplanade Stage and local artists display their work in Esplanade Park overlooking Capitola Beach and the Monterey Bay.

Friday Nights – Movies on the Beach

Enjoy a movie on a summer night. Come early, have dinner in the village, bring family and friends, flashlights, beach chairs, and blankets.

Friday, August 31st – Monday, September 2nd – Labor Day Weekend

 

September 2019

Friday, August 31st – Monday, September 2nd – Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy your 3-Day holiday weekend at the beach in Capitola!

Saturday, September 14th and Sunday, September 15th – Capitola Art and Wine Festival

A fun weekend for the whole family! The Capitola Art & Wine Festival combines Art, Wine, Music and Food, all in charming Capitola Village overlooking the Monterey Bay. Summer’s last hurrah, and truly a weekend in paradise!

Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th – 2nd Capitola Beach Festival

The community event will include a 5k Fun Run, Horseshoe Tournament, Lighted Nautical Parade, Fishing Derby, Sand Sculpture Contest, Chalk Art Event, Rowboat Races and more! There will be something for everyone in the family to enjoy for the 2-day event!

 

October 2019

Saturday, October 5th – Mermaid Triathlon

Always the first Saturday in October. The T9 Mermaid Tri & Du Capitola is one of the best all women triathlons on the West Coast. Capitola offers an ocean swim around the wharf, views of the Pacific Ocean, fun bike course featuring a gradual climb into the coastal redwoods, followed by a run on the ocean bluff overlooking Capitola Village.

Sunday, October 13th – Monte Fireworks

Always the Sunday before Columbus Day. Watch Fireworks light up the sky in Capitola Village over the Wharf! This is a spectacular show and you will not want to miss!

Surfer’s Hang – Date TBA

Welcome to the Surfer’s Path Hang 10/ Hang 5. This addition to the Surfer’s Path series features a 10 mile and 5 mile distance. The Hang 10/5 courses start and finish in Capitola Village and travel onto the Surfer’s Path, passing many of the world’s most famous surf breaks.

Sunday, October 27th – Children’s Halloween Parade

The parade winds through Capitola Village and ends at Esplanade Park. Enjoy refreshments, entertainment, goody bags, balloons, and trick-or-treating at Village merchants.

Wednesday, October 30th to Sunday, November 3rd – Capitola Plein Air’s 5th Art Festival

As you walk through Capitola Village during the weekend of the festival, you will be able to spot dozens of artists painting beautiful parts of our charming town. Click here for more information.

Thursday, October 31st – Halloween

 

November 2019

Monday, November 11th – Veterans Day

Make this 3-day weekend a fun and memorable one at the beach! Most beach houses offer the 3rd night free!

Thursday, November 28th – Thanksgiving Day

Celebrate all that you are thankful for in a beach house for the holiday! 4 Night Minimum on all rentals.

Saturday, November 30th – Surfing Santa Event in Capitola Village

Kick off the Holiday Season by heading on down to Capitola Beach in the morning to welcome Santa into the Village!

 

December 2019

Monday, December 23rd – Hanukkah (First Day)

Celebrate Hanukkah in Capitola!
Wednesday, December 25th – Christmas Day

Can’t decide where to spend Christmas? Spend the holidays with the ones you love in the place you love!

Tuesday, December 31st – New Year’s Eve

Close out the year (and begin the next) with a Capitola Vacation!