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The Giant Dipper’s Eighty-fifth birthday! …the celebration continues.
On Saturday, June 13th, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk continues the celebration of the Giant Dipper’s 85th birthday. The Boardwalk is having a fireworks spectacular in the landmark coaster’s honor.
Read more about the Giant Dipper’s eighty-five year history here:
The Boardwalk’s Most Popular Ride for Eighty Five Years – The GIANT DIPPER
June also marks the beginning of the ever-popular FREE Friday Night BANDS ON THE BEACH. The free concert series begins on June 19th and runs through September 4th. 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