First Friday Activities


June 2nd is First Friday – enjoy a fun-filled evening leading up to the Ebb & Flow Festival on June 3rd!

  • First Friday kinetic art activity on Cooper Street, in partnership with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History
  • River Critter Scavenger Hunt sponsored by the Downtown Association
  • Music and dance performances on Cooper Street from 6:30-9 PM
  • Art projects for your Kinetic Art Parade experience
  • Food available from the new food market in Abbott Square
  • River Nightwalk at 9 PM, featuring a naturalist talk on the nighttime lives of river critters, an LED-lit aerial dance off one of our bridges, and the lighting ceremony for a new temporary art installation on the Riverwalk. Meet us on Cooper Street!