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Capitola, just minutes south of Santa Cruz, is California’s oldest seaside resort town, and boasts a Mediterranean flavor. An esplanade winds around village shops and bistros, while picture-ready views from the Capitola Wharf create a relaxing atmosphere. Experience signature events like the Capitola Art & Wine Festival, Capitola Begonia Festival, wine tasting rooms, and shopping. Take a hillside “cable car” to dinner overlooking Soquel Creek, next to scenic gardens and waterfalls.
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    24th Annual Aloha Races and Polynesian Festival24th Annual Aloha Races and Polynesian Festival
    EVENT
    Celebrate the history of our Polynesian connection since the Three Hawaiian Princes first rode the waves at the mouth of the San Lorenzo River in 1885.
    August 21, 2016 - August 21, 2016
    Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz
    Free Friday Night Bands on the BeachFree Friday Night Bands on the Beach
    EVENT
    Two free live concerts on the Boardwalk's Beach Bandstand every Friday night in summer with top bands of the 80s and 90s! Shows start at 6:30pm and 8:30pm.
    June 17, 2016 - September 1, 2016
    Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz
    Capitola Begonia FestivalCapitola Begonia Festival
    EVENT
    The 64th Annual Festival will feature a sand sculpture contest, a fishing derby, and more. Watch the nautical parade of festive begonias at Soquel Creek.
    September 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016
    Stockton Ave and The Esplanade, Capitola Village
    Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary MusicCabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music
    EVENT
    Now in its 54th season, celebrating Maestra Marin Alsop's 25th and last season with the Festival. Featuring world-class artists, a free family concert & more.
    July 31, 2016 - August 12, 2016
    Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz
    Scotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer FestivalScotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer Festival
    EVENT
    A two-day event held in beautiful Scotts Valley. Features local art, prestigious wineries, live music, micro-breweries and a Family Midway.
    August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2016
    Skypark, 361 Kings Village Rd., Scotts Valley
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