Place & Time

Saturday, July 16th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Cowell's Beach

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Contact Us

PO Box 396
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 459-7210

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  • Inspirational 4

    The "Inspirational 4" is a special needs band based in Santa Clara, CA. They play a variety of music, including rock, pop, and cover songs. Visit for more information.

  • 10 O'Clock Lunch

    The 10 O'Clock Lunch band plays Old and New School Blues, Rock Classics and Motown Gems to get you moving on the dance floor. Soulful/Energetic Music with Great Vocals. Check out their Facebook page for more info.

  • Aerial Arts Santa Cruz

    Aerial Arts Santa Cruz is the premiere aerial and pole studio offering elite training to Santa Cruz and its surrounding cities. They offer programs to prepare serious students for performing in local and national gigs, competing in pole and/or aerial, or building strength through conditioning and flexibility classes. Learn more at

    DJ King Jeff

    DJ King Jeff is a Santa Cruz-based DJ who plays energetic hits to get people dancing.

  • Day on the Beach, the highlight of each year, where people with special needs and volunteers team up to share a full day of kayaking, outrigger, canoeing, SCUBA diving, beach wheelchair rides, and life-changing memories. Day on the Beach has given participants and volunteers and unforgettable experience of breaking through barriers and seeing dreams become reality.

    Generous volunteers lay down over 200 pieces of plywood on frames, creating a unique 5,700 square foot platform on the beach that enables those with mobility issues to travel over the sand with ease to all of our activities. We also offer beach wheel chair rides as an opportunity to explore the beach in a new way!

    The event includes live music and entertainment, free food, beach games, sandcastle buiding, and much more! Participants represent a diverse range of ages (4 to 83 years old), and come from across the state and even the country to attend.

    Registration for Ocean Activities and the Beach Party will open on June 16th! Please visit the Participate page for more information!

    Download a Day on the Beach flier here!

    We reserve the right to deny service to anyone for any reason at our sole discretion..

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