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Boardwalk Tips for Memorial Day Weekend

SANTA CRUZ, CA (May 23, 2018) – Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s 111th summer season. California’s best seaside amusement park begins full daily operation at 11am on Friday, May 25. 

The park is receiving rave reviews for its new Game of Thrones-inspired video “Summer is Coming.”  The animated video has more than half a million views on Facebook.

Tips for this holiday weekend:

  • Bonus 10 Before 10 There’s a reward for early birds on Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28. Boardwalk visitors receive a free $10 MyBoardwalk Card (good for games and rides) with purchase of each All-Day Rides Wristband or Season Pass between 9am and 10am.
  • Free Parking & Shuttle at 701 Ocean Street Take advantage of free parking and a free Boardwalk shuttle May 26 – 28. The shuttle runs between the Government Center at 701 Ocean Street and the Boardwalk every half hour, 11:30am - 11pm. 
  • Boardwalk Parking Lots Boardwalk Parking (adjacent to the amusement park) is $20/car on holiday weekends.   
  • Hours & Ticket Info Admission is free. Rides may be purchased per ride, per day, or per season. Check schedule for ride hours.


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