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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Winter Wonderland Celebrate’s the Holiday Season Through December 31, 2023

Winter Wonderland Ticket Packages on Sale Now

For Immediate Release
November 28, 2023

Contact: Kris Reyes
(831) 332-6966
[email protected]

Santa Cruz, CA – The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is excited to celebrate the holiday season with Winter Wonderland at the Boardwalk now through December 31, 2023. Winter Wonderland is a free admission event although advance ticket packages for event days are now on sale at

Winter Wonderland is Santa Cruz County’s most unique holiday celebration combining the thrills of a visit to the Boardwalk with the special sights and sounds of the holiday season. This year Winter Wonderland will feature a variety of holiday fun for the entire family. Activities include select Boardwalk rides, attractions, and arcades. Winter Wonderland also features festive holiday decorations and lights, a 3-story tall Christmas tree, photos with Santa Claus, holiday shopping, warm fire pit rentals, and delicious Boardwalk treats.

“The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a special place to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends,” said Kris Reyes, Boardwalk spokesperson. “Families can enjoy festive holiday decorations and lights, have their picture taken with Santa, taste delicious seasonal treats, shop for loved ones, and enjoy exciting Boardwalk rides.”

On select operating dates during Winter Wonderland, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk will also present mini-Nutcracker performances on the Colonnade Stage, a holiday movie with Santa in the Cocoanut Grove, a Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan, and a brunch with Santa. Festive rides on the Holiday Lights Train will be offered in partnership with Roaring Camp.

Guests can purchase a Winter Wonderland package for $29.95. Operating days and hours will vary during this event. For a complete list of ticket prices, operating hours, activities, and event dates please visit Advance purchase is not required to attend.


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