Rio Sands Hotel - Aptos, California, CA 95003, United States

October Events

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Monte Foundation 22nd Fireworks Extravaganza

October 8, 2017

A wonderful family event featuring a spectacular fireworks display on Capitola Beach.

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22nd Annual Lobster Feed

October 14, 2017

The event features 1.5 lb fresh main lobsters cooked with all the trimmings and includes live bluegrass music under the redwoods at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

  • lobster feed
  • chili

8th Annual Chili Cook-Off

October 28, 2017

Bring your appetite and join the fun as both professional and amateur chefs work their culinary magic and compete for the title of Best Chili!

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


The Rio Sands Hotel is nestled in the quiet Rio Del Mar neighborhood of Aptos in the county of Santa Cruz--minutes south of the city of Santa Cruz and just 35 minutes north of Monterey and Carmel. The Rio Sands is located an easy, two-minutes flat walk away from Rio Del Mar and Seacliff State Beaches where you can enjoy 20 miles of walkable sand.