Saturday 8.4 & Sunday 8.5, 2018 | 11am – 7pm
The Church Street Fair offers an inspiring immersion into the famously vibrant cultural scene of Santa Cruz, California, as expressed through music, dance, art, food, and wine. Non-stop performances from global traditions will keep your spirits high as you select from a variety of local food purveyors, vintners and brewers, and explore the work of dozens of regional artists and craftspeople. We are thrilled to welcome Emcee Brett Taylor back to the Fair this year! Free activities for children and their families include the Creativity Tent for Kids and the Cabrillo Festival‘s Free Family Concert with Tour of the Orchestra. Held in August in front of the Civic Auditorium in downtown Santa Cruz, the 26 year-old Church Street Fair is treasured as the quintessential summertime festival.The Church Street Fair is a collaboration between the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music and the City of Santa Cruz’ Civic Auditorium.
2018 CHURCH STREET STAGE PERFORMERS
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 (11:15am-6:45pm)
11:15-12:00 COASTAL PRAIRIE BAND (American Folk Music)
12:15-12:45 SANTA CRUZ BALLET THEATRE (European Dance)
1:00-1:45 GOURD MUSIC PLAYERS
2:00-2:30 JOE MAILLOUX & RENATO ANNICCIARICO (Brazilian percussion)
2:45-3:45 DANCE AROUND MOLLY (Celtic Music)
4:00-5:00 AZA (Moroccan Music)
5:15-6:45 THE JOINT CHIEFS (Soul/Funk Music)
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 (11:15am-6:45pm)
11:15-12:00 GREAT MORGANI (Costumed Accoridionist)
12:15-12:45 EL SISTEMA SANTA CRUZ (Elementary School Music Program)
1:00 FREE FAMILY CONCERT (inside the Civic)
2:30-3:15 WATSONVILLE TAIKO (Japanese Drumming)
3:30-4:15 SHAKTI BHAKTI ENSEMBLE (Classical Indian Dance)
4:30-5:15 DESERT DREAM MUSIC AND DANCE (Middle Eastern Dance)
5:30-6:45 SAMBADA (Brazilian Samba/Latin/Caribbean )
Sincere thanks to these sponsors and community partners:
Interested art vendors: CLICK HERE FOR 2018 BOOTH APPLICATION
Food vendors may contact the Civic Auditorium with proposals or questions.
Local purveyors are especially encouraged!