Treat Yourself

Find the perfect gift for you or a friend in one of Capitola’s cool boutiques, apparel shops, galleries, wine tasting rooms, surf shops, and more!

Stay a While

Come for the beach, sun, music and shopping–then extend your stay in charming and award-winning accommodations!

Feeling Hungry?

White table cloths or on the beach–Get great food, a variety of cuisine and unforgettable views all in Capitola Village.

Open Mic

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join the fun, local musicians for an evening of musical surprises and amazing talent!

Free

Live Music with Rio Road

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Rio Road is an eclectic quartet serving up an easy up-tempo mix of light rock, a bit of blues, and many popular tunes. The name was derived from a nod to Café Rio (recently closed) and Highway 9 often called the River Road up to the San Lorenzo Valley. The band is propelled by the […]

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Live Music with the Vinny Johnson Blues Band

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Vinny Johnson has been entertaining Santa Cruz music fans for over 2 decades - playing his own brand of funked up blues, rock and soul. In 2006 he released his debut album "112 in the shade." Since then Vinny has worked with many Santa Cruz and South Bay artists, including recording albums with "Carie and […]

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Live Music with Karin Phoenix

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Since 1976, Karin Phoenix has been a hometown favorite in Santa Cruz, arriving from Saint Louis, Missouri. “Phoenix Rising”, her local band, showcases her versatile styles of music. Her pleasing voice and personality are loved by all who hear and see her. Karin is also known for her performances at the Capitola theater including: “A […]

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Live Music with Honey Moon Three

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Jerry Flores, Susan Sampson and Mark Hull enjoy the creative flow of their voices, musical tastes, and friendships into the Honey Moon Three’s blend of classic and modern acoustic based songs that cross genres and generations. With vocal harmony influences from CSN&Y, Peter, Paul, & Mary and The Eagles combined with an eclectic selection of […]

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Open Mic

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Join the fun, local musicians for an evening of musical surprises and amazing talent!

Free

Live Music with 7th Wave

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

7th Wave is a very musical, acoustic band composed of three lead singers. Each member is vocally featured and backed up to create very melodic three part harmonies. Cynthia Larson gifts the trio with her elegant voice and rhythms on percussion and guitar. Her voice has been featured on stage with the likes of Neil […]

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Live Music with Buddy Beach and Friends

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Imagine... a singing surfer and a professional cellist and a sailor with a ukulele, meeting in Capitola, to discover together they could blend their styles to produce a beautiful sound with harmonies and embellishments. Buddy Beach (guitar, ukulele, vocals), Susan Bayer (cello, vocals) & Mary Heeney (ukulele, vocals) invite you to join us on lovely […]

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Live Music with B-Movie Kings

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

The B-Movie Kings are a classic rock party band based in Santa Cruz, CA since 1997. Be sure to catch our show ... you won't be disappointed!

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Live Music with Broken Shades

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA, United States

Jewl Sandoval, a California native, has been rock'n the Bay Area and Santa Cruz for several years. He's written a number of blues tunes, produced three CDs, and has hosted countless blues jams. In the process he has mixed it up with many of today's blues stars, Coco Montoya for one. His blues harp and […]

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Volunteer: Monthly Village Clean Up

Capitola Village Esplanade, Capitola, CA, United States

Looking for a way to volunteer? Who is excited for our next beach clean up? Furry friends welcome! 🐾 Join us July 6th at 9 AM for our monthly beach cleanup! Will you be there?⁠ WHEN : 1st Saturday of the month, 9AM WHERE: Esplanade Park WHY: We LOVE Capitola! *Garbage pickers and biodegradable garbage […]

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