CAPITOLA BEACH CO. SURF LESSONS & RENTALS

Learn to surf in Capitola! We give regularly scheduled SUP & surf lessons. We rent surf boards, SUP boards, body boards, wet suits, umbrellas and beach chairs at our rental trailer in Esplanade Park.

DECEMBER 3rd & 4th - Capitola Village Holiday Cookie Walk

Take a walk around historic Capitola Village and fill your box with delicious holiday cookies from participating stores! The Capitola Village Cookie Walk is a fun, family-centered activity on December 3rd & 4th from 12pm to 5pm.

FREE PARKING IN THE VILLAGE!

FREE 3 HOUR PARKING in Capitola Village from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day. This year skip the big city madness and get your holiday shopping done at the beach!

Play in Capitola

Fish on the Wharf. Rent a boat, kayak or stand-up paddle board. Take surfing lessons. Get a massage. Play beach volleyball. Grab a coffee and take a stroll on the Capitola Wharf while looking for whales, dolphins or other sea life in Monterey bay. You have lots of options for both kids and adults when you are chillin’ in Capitola.

The Village is also home to a variety of popular events year-round, including the Capitola Art and Wine Festival, the Capitola Sip n Stroll, the famous Wharf to Wharf Race, Hot Rod and Custom Car Show and more…check out the event calendar below to make the most of your time in Capitola. 

Upcoming Events

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Thirsty Thursday Trivia

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Every First and Third Thursday of the month we host trivia. Game starts at 6:30. Play one, two or all three rounds. Winners for each round and overall. Not always […]

Live Music with Greg Wachala

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Greg Wachala is a highly respected guitarist from the New York area. He has created an individual style on the guitar that crosses over many musical genres while staying true […]

One Drink Minimum

Live Music with Levi Jack Ensemble

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Levi Jack ensemble brings out a more Alt Rock-Americana roots side of their music, “Cali Rock” if you will, all the while exploring their modern influences and contemporaries. Equal parts […]

Two Drink Minimum
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Sunday Funday – Spin Your Favorite Vinyl

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Sunday Funday - Spin Your Vinyl while you enjoy Bottomless Mimosas We've been adding to an eclectic collection. Pick out your favorite and we'll give it a spin, or you […]

Free
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Wine-down Wednesdays

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Join us! Learn about wine from the experts. Buy wines at great prices. Every Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. Come in for unpretentious wine education paired with tastings. Meet wine […]

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OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE

Makers Evenings: Painting with Shanna

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Thursday evenings are for painting. Just bring your artsy self. We supply everything else. At this Makers Evening we are painting a Winter Wonderland. You are paying for the event […]

$40.00

Live Music with Nomad

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Singer-songwriter Dave "Nomad" Miller performs solo-acoustically at Capitola Wine Bar in Capitola Village, CA. Sharing heart-on-sleeve, travel-worn original songs as well as an eclectic variety of covers. Music starts at […]

Two Drink Minimum
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Sunday Funday – Spin Your Favorite Vinyl

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Sunday Funday - Spin Your Vinyl while you enjoy Bottomless Mimosas We've been adding to an eclectic collection. Pick out your favorite and we'll give it a spin, or you […]

Free
Recurring

Wine-down Wednesdays

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Join us! Learn about wine from the experts. Buy wines at great prices. Every Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. Come in for unpretentious wine education paired with tastings. Meet wine […]

Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE
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Live Music with the Johnny G Invitational JAM

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Join John Gullic on the 3rd Thursday of the month - he invites various local musicians to JAM and provide awesome dance tunes and a good time! Always fun, always […]

No Cover
Recurring

Thirsty Thursday Trivia

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Every First and Third Thursday of the month we host trivia. Game starts at 6:30. Play one, two or all three rounds. Winners for each round and overall. Not always […]

Recurring

Wine-down Wednesdays

Capitola Wine Bar & Merchants 115 San Jose Ave, Capitola, CA

Join us! Learn about wine from the experts. Buy wines at great prices. Every Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. Come in for unpretentious wine education paired with tastings. Meet wine […]

Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE
Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE

Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE
Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE
Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE
Recurring

Live Music with the Johnny G Invitational JAM

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Join John Gullic on the 3rd Thursday of the month - he invites various local musicians to JAM and provide awesome dance tunes and a good time! Always fun, always […]

No Cover
Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE

Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE
Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE
Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE
Recurring

Live Music with the Johnny G Invitational JAM

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Join John Gullic on the 3rd Thursday of the month - he invites various local musicians to JAM and provide awesome dance tunes and a good time! Always fun, always […]

No Cover
Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE

Recurring

OPEN MIC NIGHT – Every Wednesday

Cork & Fork Capitola 312 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA

Awesome local musicians come in to share their talents with us. Every week is different - you never know who's gonna show up! Just show up and sign up. We […]

FREE