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What could be better than enjoying a summer day at our favorite seaside amusement park? How about throwing in a terrific free circus, too? Starting July 12th and running through August 20th, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk presents free performances of Cirque Magnifique. Two free shows will be offered daily. Monday through Thursday, the shows are at noon and 3:00 PM. On Sundays, the shows are at noon and 6:00 PM. For photos and a preview video of Cirque Magnifique, see: http://www.beachboardwalk.com/cirque/
Also, the popular FREE Friday Night BANDS ON THE BEACH continues in July. For the lineup and schedule, see: FREE Friday Night BANDS ON THE BEACH.
For more information on the park, visit
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s web site.
— photo: Steven Wilson