JUNE 11th - 15th Annual CAPITOLA ROD & CUSTOM CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Enjoy a weekend filled with awesome cars, great music, charming shops, restaurants for every taste, and family fun at the beach!

JUNE 15th - Twilight Concert Series Featuring Sasha's Money

(Cover & Dance)

All concerts begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and take place at the Esplanade bandstand.

WIN CAPITOLA CA$H

While in your favorite store or restaurant, scan the QR code for a chance to win $250 in Capitola Cash vouchers.

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  There are many special events each year 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

Sunday Art at Capitola Beach

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 […]

Wharf to Wharf Race – Santa Cruz to Capitola

Capitola Village Capitola, 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 […]

Sunday Art at Capitola Beach

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 […]

Sunday Art at Capitola Beach

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 […]

Movie at Capitola Beach – Jungle Cruise

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 […]

Movies at Capitola Beach – Sing 2

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 […]

Capitola Art & Wine Festival

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 […]

Capitola Beach Festival

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 […]