Rio Sands Hotel
116 Aptos Beach Drive
Aptos, California, CA 95003, United States
+1 831 6883207


Aptos 4th of July Celebration

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JULY 04, 2016

Start your morning with the "World's Shortest Parade"parade at 10 am followed by a Party in the Park in the Aptos Village Park from noon to 4 pm with food, vendors, music, and activities!

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44th Annual Wharf to Wharf Race

JULY 24, 2016

The annual 6-mile, scenic, seaside run from Santa Cruz to Capitola-by-the-Sea is widely acclaimed "The best little road race in California". The Wharf to Wharf is the biggest summer event of its kind on the West Coast. It receives broad print and electronic media attention, is highlighted in all running industry publications as one of the top races in America, is broadcast live on radio and aired on local cable television throughout each year. Registration is limited so sign up now! The race route is lined with fans, bands and all kinds of great fun! Come to Santa Cruz and cheer them on!

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