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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Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Set For Saturday, May 5, 2018 In Downtown Santa Cruz

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

The 2018 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is set for Saturday, May 5 at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society has brought this FREE gathering to downtown Santa Cruz in early May every year since 1986.

2018 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Set For Saturday, May 5 At The Duck Pond Stage

The 2018 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is set for Saturday, May 5 at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz. The long-running, FREE event is presented by the Northern California Bluegrass Society/Santa Cruz Bluegrass Society. Details will be announced on this website.

All You Need To Know To Come To The Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair On Sunday May 7

The FREE Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair is SUNDAY, May 7.

Come On Down To The 31st 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!

Date & Time: SUNDAY, May 7, Noon-7:00pm. (Note new date.)

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

Cost: FREE.

Weather: Nice! Partly Sunny. High 66, Low 46.

Band Schedule:

San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

SUNDAY, May 7

Noon — The Harmony Grits

1:00pm — The Down Beets

2:20 — Henry & Ella Warde Band

3:30 — AJ Lee & Blue Summit

4:45 — Bean Creek

6:00 — The Brookdale Bluegrass Band

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

Dogs: No.

NCBS/SCBS presents the annual Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair!

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!

Directions: 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).

Performance Schedule Announced For Sunday May 7 Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair

The performance schedule has been announced for the FREE NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair to be held on SUNDAY, May 7, 2017 (note new date) at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park, near the courthouse in Santa Cruz.

San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

SUNDAY, May 7

Noon — The Harmony Grits

1:00pm — The Down Beets

2:20 — Henry & Ella Warde Band

3:30 — AJ Lee & Blue Summit

4:45 — Bean Creek

6:00 — The Brookdale Bluegrass Band

FREE NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair Is Sunday May 7 At The Duck Pond Stage

The FREE NCBS/SCBS Santa Cruz Bluegrass Fair will be held on SUNDAY, May 7, 2017 (note new date) at the Duck Pond Stage in San Lorenzo Park, near the courthouse in Santa Cruz.