American Music Festival In Santa Cruz, CA
The American Music Festival has taken place in Santa Cruz every May since 1993. It is a two day outdoor festival located at the gorgeous Aptos Park Amphitheater next to Monterey Bay. This festival was formerly known as The Santa Cruz Blues Festival. Like its predecessor The American Music Festival will incorporate Blues music along with many other musical genres. This years state of the art sound system paired with its open air stage is sure to please the ears.
There will be many merchandise vendors located throughout the festival loaded with Santa Cruz American Music Festival souvenirs. Full access to artist booths will also be available where you will be welcomed to meet many of the preforming artists. At these booths we invite you to take photographs, get autographs, and purchase supporting merchandise. Along with the artistís booths there will be food and drink vendors provided. Mexican, BBQ, Asian, Wraps, Pizza, New Orleans Style, Hot dogs, Frozen Fruit, Kettle corn, desserts, smoothies, and organic food will all be available at the festival. Beer and wine will also be open for purchase at the event if you are over twenty one years of age. There will also be a lot of activities to entertain the younger crowd which include face painting and balloon animals.
Parking is free of cost at Cabrillo College. There will be a shuttle provided from the parking lot to transfer you to the Festival venue which opens at 9am. The College lot opens at 8am to start loading up. There will be no parking available on site at the festival. Make sure to bring yourself a lawn chair to relax on - the chairs can not be taller then ten inches and are only allowed in the GA area. No animals allowed. Exact location of the Santa Cruz American Music Festival is Aptos Village Park 100 Aptos Creek Road Santa Cruz, Ca 95003. Call (831) 479-9814 to purchase tickets. Hope to see you there!