Art Galleries / Events / Shows

Santa Cruz Art League - The Santa Cruz Art League is a multi-disciplinary art center that is one of the biggest hubs art in the Santa Cruz area. They present 12-15 exhibitions a year and offer art classes for all levels everyday. - Santa Cruz

Art Specialty / Crafts

Lenz Arts - Established in 1968, Lenz arts has been serving Santa Cruz's art supply needs for 50 years. They have arts and crafts supplies of all kinds, including; paints, brushes, adhesives, pencil, markers, canvas bars, paper, mat boards, and more. - Santa Cruz

Birthday Parties - Kids / Children

Woodworm Party Store - Family owned and operated since 1973, Woodworm is the one stop shop for all your party needs. They have all the party supplies you could need, including large varieties of; invitations, tableware, goody bags, party hats, favors, decorations, gift wraps, cards, pinatas, balloons, cake decorations, and more. - Capitola


Cognito Clothing - Cognito clothing was founded in 1982, and has since provided unique clothing, costumes, wigs, and accessories of large variety to the people of Santa Cruz. They sell costumes related to burning man, renaissance, rock and roll, rockabilly, western wear, and more. - Santa Cruz

Coupons / Discounts / Special Offers

Custom Framing / Poster Gallery

York Framing Gallery - Established in 1980, York Framing Gallery is a locally owned and operated framing shop that is known for their great looking frames. The kinds of framing services they provide include; custom mirror design, glass replacements, shadowboxes, needlework, canvas stretching, dry mounting, on site fabrication, mat cutting, and more. - Santa Cruz

Event Planning

Coastside Couture - Founded by Hughet and Paxton, who have a combined experience of over 30 years, Coastside Couture is a full service wedding planning service that doesn't just do planning and production of the event, but also help with any last minute coordination and support that might be needed. They can help you plan a wedding weekend, a full service wedding, or a mini reception. - Santa Cruz

Music / Musical Instruments

The Starving Musician - The Starving Musician is a locally owned and operated music store that sells all kinds of music equipment at affordable prices. Their products include; band, orchestra, drums, percussion, effect pedals, guitar, bass amps, fretted accessories. keyboards, pro audio, and more. They also provide free shipping for orders over $40. - Santa Cruz

Online Shopping / Nationwide Delivery

Theater and Stage

Jewel Theatre Co. - Jewel theatre Co. is the only full time performing arts theatre in Santa Cruz, and is known for it's fresh interpretations of popular material. Their plays include; red velvet, breaking the code, the explorers club, and more. - Santa Cruz


This Santa Cruz County, California website page is for Arts and Entertainment business listings for Art Galleries, Events, Shows, Specialty Arts and Crafts, Birthday Parties, Children, Kids, Party Rentals, Custom Framing, Poster Gallery, Music and Musical Instruments, Theater, Stage, Plays and Performances that are local and rated the best in Santa Cruz County, Amesti, Aptos, Seaside, Salinas, Monterey, Marina, Pacific Grove, Prunedale, Moss Landing, Del Ray Oaks, Carmel Highlands, Cypress Point, Point Lobos, Ft. Ord Dunes, Elkhorn, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Carmel Valley, Spreckels, Gabluan Acres, Bolsa Knolls, Aromas, Zayanta, Aptos Hills, Larkin Valley, Ben Lomond, Bonny Doon, Boulder Creek, Capitola, Corralitos, Davenport, Day Valley, Felton, Freedom, Interlaken, Live Oak, Mount Hermon, Opal Cliffs, Rio del Mar, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Soquel, Twin Lakes, Watsonville, Sand City and Carmel Valley. Places of interest in Santa Cruz County include Pebble Beach, Monterey Bay, Ridge Vineyards, Mission Santa Cruz, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Huntington Beach, Lighthouse Surfing Museum, Pleasure Point, Steamers Lane, University of California, Natural Bridges State Beach, Cocoanut Grove, Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, Manersa beach, Seacliff State Beach, Sunset Beach, Saratoga Gap, Pacific Railway, Skyline-to-Sea Trail, Gray Whale Ranch, Hearst Argyle Tower, Mount Herman, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, San Lorenzo Park, La Selva beach, Point Pinos Lighthouse, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Watsonville Speedway, Bethany College, Roaring Railroads, San Jose International Airport, Monterey Peninsula Airport, San Lorenzo River Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and Lighthouse Field Station Beach.