Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair

Our longest running event (since 1986), this FREE show is  held the first Saturday of May at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park, in sunny downtown Santa Cruz.

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NCBS/SCBS To Present The Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair On Saturday, May 6th

The Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society’s Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is set for Saturday, May 6, 2017. The FREE afternoon concert in San Lorenzo Park will be held at the Duck Pond Stage. The fair has ben held since 1986 and is the oldest NCBS/SCBS event.

2017 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Set For Saturday, May 6 At The Duck Pond

The Santa Cruz Duck Pond

The bridge from downtown Santa Cruz to the Duck Pond at San Lorenzo Park.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is set for Saturday, May 6, 2017.

The FREE afternoon concert in San Lorenzo Park (next to the courthouse) will be held at the Duck Pond Stage.

The Rite Of Spring for area bluegrass fans has ben held since 1986 and is the oldest NCBS/SCBS event.

NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Set For Saturday May 6 At Duck Pond Stage

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is set for Saturday, May 6, 2017.

The FREE concert in San Lorenzo Park (next to the courthouse) will be held at the Duck Pond Stage. More information will be announced soon.

All You Need To Know To Go To The FREE 30th Annual Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair On Saturday, May 14

Come On Down To The Historic 30th Annual Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair!

Rite Of Spring: Come  to the FREE Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair – the beloved annual spring gathering for bluegrass folks presented by your Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society!

The NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair!

The NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair!

Date & Time: Saturday, May 14, Noon-6:00pm.

Place: Duck Pond Stage, San Lorenzo Park, 134 Dakota Avenue, next to the courthouse in Santa Cruz.

Cost: FREE.

Weather: Nice! Sunny. High 61, Low 56.

Band Schedule:

SATURDAY, May 14

Noon — Harmony Grtits

1:15 — The Naked Bootleggers

2:30 — Abbott Brothers

3:45 — Bent with Honey

5:00 – True Life Troubadours

Food & Drink: Available for purchase or bring your own. No alcohol, please.

Dogs: No.

Smoking: No.

Bring: Blanket or chairs for lawn seating.

Parking: On street, in downtown garages, or at the left side of the courthouse.

Raffle: Yes. Win tickets to upcoming summer bluegrass events and many other great prizes!

Information: The NCBS Booth will have complete information about the upcoming bluegrass festival season.

And remember — All of your friends will be there!

Duck Pond Stage, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

Duck Pond Stage, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

santa-cruz-city-limit-billboardDirections: From Highway 17, continue on Ocean Street into Santa Cruz, past Water Street, then right into the Santa Cruz County Courthouse parking lot, to left of building, park and walk to Duck Pond Stage behind the Lawn Bowling Courts. Alternate Parking on the streets surrounding the park or in downtown Santa Cruz (and cross the pedestrian bridge into the park).

30th Annual FREE Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Is This Saturday, May 14 At Duck Pond Stage

ncbs-plain-logoThe NCBS/SCBS 30th Annual Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016, Noon-6:00pm. The FREE gathering will be at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park.

Bluegrass Fair Performance Schedule

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