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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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400 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 | Directions
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Hours: Mon, Sun:12:00 pm - 5:00 pm/

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About Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk = Warm Sand, Cool Surf, Hot Rides and Free Entertainment - The classic California experience!

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk features both modern and classic thrill rides, restaurants, miniature golf, video game arcades, and family bowling, all located on a mile of sandy beach. The admission-free Boardwalk offers affordable ticket options and free summer entertainment. A truly unique California experience!

The mother of all Santa Cruz tourist attractions, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk draws thousands to the shore every year. One of its most beloved rides, the Giant Dipper, turns 90 this year—in 1924, the historic wooden roller coaster cost $50,000 to build, using 327,000 feet of lumber. The Boardwalk’s other rides range from historic, like the carousel, to ultra-modern, like the latest addition, Undertow, which is Northern California’s only spinning coaster. In the summer months, the Boardwalk famously hosts two free shows every Friday night, at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Videos

Front Seat Ride on the Boardwalk's Giant Dipper!

video:Front Seat Ride on the Boardwalk's Giant Dipper!

Chili Cook-Off at the Boardwalk

video:Chili Cook-Off at the Boardwalk
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