Rio Sands Hotel
116 Aptos Beach Drive
Aptos, CA, 95003, United States
(800) 826-2077

July Events

Firecracker Race

The most scenic course in Santa Cruz, the race starts & finishes in Harvey West park, tours Pogonip. Kids 1K, 5K & 10K routes.

July 04, 2014

Registration 7am, Kids 1K starts 8am, 10K 8:30am and 5K at 8:45am

Harvey West Park
Santa Cruz, CA

Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade & Fireworks

Come celebrate July 4th in Scotts Valley! Parade, outrageous BBQ, music, games, petting zoo & much more! Advance tickets $6, at the door $8 (4 and under free). Activities and food are not included in price of admission.

July 04, 2014

3pm Parade, 4pm Food, Music & Games, and 9:15pm Fireworks

Parade on Scotts Valley Drive and Activities & Fireworks at Skypark
Scotts Valley, CA

42nd Annual Wharf to Wharf Race

The annual, 6 mile race from Santa Cruz to Capitola-by-the-Sea draws runners from all over the world to compete in this scenic race. Limited to 15,000 runners, so sign up while you can! Registration opens April 1st.

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

8:30 am sharp

The Wharf to Wharf Race starts on Beach St. near the Santa Cruz Wharf, and ends in Capitola Village near the Capitola Wharf.