Live Like a Local at the Santa Cruz County Fair

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The Santa Cruz County Fair is making its return from Sep. 11 to 15. This patriotic fair has entertainment and fun for people of all ages. If you are in Santa Cruz at this time, you should consider paying a visit and see what it's like to be a local in the county.

You'll also need to figure out where you're going to stay and how you're going to get to and from the Santa Cruz County Fair. That's where this guide comes in.

It's got everything you need to know about planning your trip to Santa Cruz, CA. This guide will show you the best places to stay and eat. You'll also learn about what else you can do during your trip. You'll experience hidden jewels and gems that will make you feel like a local.

About the Santa Cruz County Fair

The Santa Cruz County Fair is a popular event among residents and even draws visitors. The Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds & Events Center hosts the county fair throughout much of September.

The fair is such a fun experience, featuring all your favorite midway rides, fair games, delicious food, and other events.

The fairgrounds will be full of educational and family-friendly activities for kids of all ages. Adults will enjoy the concerts and events that take place on the Amphitheater Stage.

Transportation Options

The Santa Cruz Metro Transit District provides public transportation throughout Santa Cruz County. The most common forms of public transit include Santa Cruz Metro and Train Transit and the Santa Cruz Trolley service. There are also bike and car rentals in Santa Cruz. But if you want to avoid traffic, then taking public transportation to and from the Santa Cruz County Fair is the best way to go.

Santa Cruz Hotels

Need a place to stay during your trip? There are plenty of hotels in Santa Cruz that are affordable and comfortable. The Hyatt Place Santa Cruz is conveniently-located near beaches, boardwalks, natural forests, and more. Some other popular hotels include the Best Western, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn, Sand Rock Farm Bed & Breakfast, and Seascape Resort.

Food & Drink

The Santa Cruz County Fair has its share of traditional fair food such as cotton candy, funnel cake, popcorn, soft pretzels, and more. But there is plenty of more food to enjoy in Santa Cruz County.

This area is known for its delicious seafood and international fare. Some of the most popular bars and venues in Santa Cruz County are Home, Pretty Good Advice, Beer Thirty Bottle Shop & Pour House, The Penny Ice Creamery, and Abbott Square Market.

Things to Do

Santa Cruz is perfect for beach lovers. But there are plenty of other outdoor activities to do. Both Natural Bridges State Beach and West Cliff Drive attract outdoor lovers with their incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. You can go on a shopping spree at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk or take a scenic train ride through the woods with the Roaring Camp Railroads.