Free Watsonville Taiko Performance on Saturday

Who doesn’t love a good picnic in the park? There’s a big one planned for this Saturday, June 25th at Aptos Village Park from 11:00 AM until 4:30 PM. It’s being put on by the Watsonville-Santa Cruz Japanese American Citizens League, featuring entertainment from Watsonville Taiko – a performance you won’t want to miss! Admission […]

Memorial Day at Seacliff Beach

Aptos has a reputation for being a foggy place. Blame it on the Monterey Bay, which has the second deepest ocean canyon in the world, with lots of super cold water that generates when it’s hot inland. I personally think it’s somewhat blown out of proportion – yes, we have a lot of foggy mornings, […]

Seacliff State Beach

Seacliff State Beach Park is one of the major draws to Aptos for out-of-town visitors. It is perhaps best known as the spot where “the cement boat,” aka the SS Palo Alto, lies sunken offshore. The beach can be crowded on summer days, particularly on any three-day weekend. Some of the biggest crowds, however, can […]