JULY 6th - Twilight Concert Featuring Mike Hammar & The Nails

Come listen to this awesome blues crew who have been playing up and down the state of California for the past 25 years. The music starts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6th at the Esplanade bandstand

CAPITOLA VILLAGE MASSAGE

Whether you are seeking to reduce stress in order to feel more relaxed or to enjoy the benefits of increased circulation and range of motion, we are here to help!

July 10th - SUNDAY ART AT CAPITOLA BEACH

Sunday Art at the Beach is happening again Sunday, July 10th 11am to 5pm at Esplanade Park overlooking the Monterey Bay. View and buy quality artwork including painting, photography, sculpture, jewelry and mixed media from local artists.

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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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

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

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 […]

Capitola Beach Twilight Concert – Live Again

Capitola Village Esplanade Park Bandstand 120 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA

(Soul & Americana)  All concerts begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and take place at the Esplanade bandstand.

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 […]

Wharf to Wharf Race – Santa Cruz to Capitola

Santa Cruz Boardwalk to Capitola Wharf Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, CA

START TIME:  8:30am (sharp!) The Wharf to Wharf Race starts at the Santa Cruz Wharf (Beach St. & Cliff St.) near the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and finishes at the […]

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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 […]

Sunday Art at Capitola Beach

Capitola Village Esplanade, Capitola, CA

Enjoy an afternoon in Capitola at the Sunday Art at the Beach event taking place across three Sundays this summer at Esplanade Park overlooking the Monterey Bay. View and purchase […]

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 […]

Twilight Concert – Billy Martini Show

Capitola Village Esplanade Park Bandstand 120 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA

(Dance Hits of the 70's) All concerts begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and take place at the Esplanade bandstand.

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

First Friday Santa Cruz County in Capitola Village

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

The First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz. Founded by the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, and managed in conjunction with the participating […]

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 […]

Capitola Beach Twilight Concert – Jive Machine

Capitola Village Esplanade Park Bandstand 120 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA

(Funk, Dance & Rock)  All concerts begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and take place at the Esplanade bandstand.

Sunday Art at Capitola Beach

Capitola Village Esplanade, Capitola, CA

Enjoy an afternoon in Capitola at the Sunday Art at the Beach event taking place across three Sundays this summer at Esplanade Park overlooking the Monterey Bay. View and purchase […]

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 […]

Capitola Beach Twilight Concert – Dirty Cello

Capitola Village Esplanade Park Bandstand 120 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA

(Blues & Rock) All concerts begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and take place at the Esplanade bandstand.

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 […]

Movie at Capitola Beach – Jungle Cruise

Capitola Village Esplanade Park Bandstand 120 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA

FREE MOVIES near CAPITOLA BEACH!! Movies begin at 7:30 p.m. (or dusk). All movies are shown on the bandstand stage in Esplanade Park. Bring a picnic dinner or dine locally […]

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 […]

Capitola Beach Twilight Concert – The Digbeats

Capitola Village Esplanade Park Bandstand 120 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA

(Rock & Dance) All concerts begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and take place at the Esplanade bandstand.

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

First Friday Santa Cruz County in Capitola Village

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

The First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz. Founded by the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, and managed in conjunction with the participating […]

Free

Movies at Capitola Beach – Sing 2

Capitola Village Esplanade Park Bandstand 120 Monterey Ave, Capitola, CA

FREE MOVIES near CAPITOLA BEACH!! Movies begin at 7:30 p.m. (or dusk). All movies are shown on the bandstand stage in Esplanade Park. Bring a picnic dinner or dine locally […]

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 […]

Capitola Art & Wine Festival

Capitola Village Esplanade, Capitola, CA

A fun weekend for the whole family! The Capitola Art & Wine Festival combines Art, Wine, Music and Food, all in charming Capitola Village overlooking the Monterey Bay. Summer’s last […]

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

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

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 […]

Capitola Beach Festival

Capitola Village Esplanade, Capitola, CA

Join us again this summer for the Capitola Beach Festival! We are planning all the same events that have been so popular in past years: Saturday, Sept 24: Little Wharf 3-Miler […]

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

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

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

First Friday Santa Cruz County in Capitola Village

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

The First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz. Founded by the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, and managed in conjunction with the participating […]

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

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

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

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

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

First Friday Santa Cruz County in Capitola Village

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

The First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz. Founded by the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, and managed in conjunction with the participating […]

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

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

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

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

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

First Friday Santa Cruz County in Capitola Village

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

The First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz. Founded by the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, and managed in conjunction with the participating […]

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

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

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 […]